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Voting for Derek Jacobi has been suspended for the week due to inclusion in Last Week's Top 25 Most or Least Annoying.
    (October 22, 1938- )
    Appeared on TV in 'I, Claudius,' 'Hamlet,' 'Richard II'
    Knighted (1994)
    Appeared in 'Joan of Arc,' 'Othello,' 'Hamlet,' 'The Fool,' 'Basil,' 'Henry V,' 'Enigma' and 'The Odessa File'
    Portrayed Adolf Hitler in 'Inside The Third Reich'
    Star of the mini-series 'I Claudius'
    Won a TONY for 'Much Ado About Nothing' (1985)
    Awarded an OBE (1994) and CBE (1985)
    He feels he is typecast in playing costumed historical figures.
    While performing Hamlet in Australia, just as he was about to begin the 'To be or not to be' soliloquy he was seized by a panic attack which made him believe he was about to fall over and be sick.
    He couldn't go back on stage for three years and had to take pills to calm him down from the panic attack.
    He had the London Times crossword puzzle faxed to him on the sets of 'Damien' and 'Love is the Devil' each day.
    He received an Emmy nomination for playing Hitler.
    He is the only person other than Laurence Olivier to be knighted by both the British and Danish.
    He takes on challenging roles (including Shakespearean).
    He was a founding member of the Royal National Theater.
    He won a Tony Award.
    He was an acclaimed Hamlet.

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    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 172 Votes: 27.33% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 125 Votes: 53.60% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 73 Votes: 54.79% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 89 Votes: 58.43% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 81 Votes: 74.07% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 528 Votes: 86.93% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 32 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 41 Votes: 60.98% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 37 Votes: 64.86% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 75 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 90 Votes: 52.22% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 52.78% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 124 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 231 Votes: 39.83% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 247 Votes: 42.11% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 287 Votes: 44.25% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 922 Votes: 43.82% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2351 Votes: 36.20% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 4945 Votes: 55.59% Annoying
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