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2002-10-28T00:00:00.000Z

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Mr. Fredrik Olsen

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Employment History

Chairman

Timex Corporation

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Fred Olsen is both the owner ...

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Fred Olsen is both the owner of Timex and its most successful watch designer. He's also a world-class sailor and an oil industry pioneer, and was rumored to have inspired a Simpsons character.

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Fred Olsen is both the owner of Timex and its most successful watch designer. He's also a world-class sailor and an oil industry pioneer, and was rumored to have inspired a Simpsons character.


DeLaurentis, Vincent among 9 named to hall

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Olsen's son, Timex chairman Fred Olsen, was on hand to accept the honor Sunday.

This year's other inductees are:


The show's creator Matt Groening principally ...

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The show's creator Matt Groening principally based Burns on Fredrik Olsen, a reclusive Norwegian shipping magnate and the owner of Timex.


Matt Groening principally based Burns on ...

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Matt Groening principally based Burns on Fredrik Olsen, a reclusive Norwegian shipping magnate and owner of Timex.Groening made Burns an "embodiment of corporate greed" and drew further inspiration for the character from oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller and Henry Potter from It's a Wonderful Life.Burns's appearance was modeled on Fox founder Barry Diller, and his physical movement style came from a praying mantis.

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