QUIZ: Can You Name These Iconic Actors?

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Are you an expert on Hollywood’s leading men? We’re going back 50 years and more here, digging into historic Hollywood when these characters were larger than life. These actors are the famed faces that today’s Hollywood elite grew up watching and inspired them to pursue a career in front of the bright lights. Can you name Steve McQueen, Robert Redford, and the actor who was an amateur boxer before he ever picked up a script? Take this quiz to see if you really know the iconic stars of yesteryear.

Who is this man, who appeared in 142 movies?

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Retry Correct Incorrect John Wayne was born Marion Mitchell Morrison and nicknamed “Duke.” He appeared in a total of 179 film and television productions over his long career that spanned from the silent era of the 1920s, the Golden Age of Hollywood, and later the American New Wave.
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Who is this man, who appeared in 142 movies?

  • Paul Newman
  • Lee Marvin
  • Jerry Lewis
  • John Wayne
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Who is this Egyptian actor?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Omar Sharif starred in Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Funny Girl. The multilingual actor was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Lawrence of Arabia and won three Golden Globe Awards and a César Award.
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Who is this Egyptian actor?

  • Omar Sharif
  • Erik Estrada
  • James Garner
  • Sidney Poitier
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Who is this star, who frequently co-starred with Walter Matthau?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Jack Lemmon starred in over 60 films, including The Odd Couple. The American actor and musician starred in more than 60 movies and had a surprise hit later in his career with 1993’s Grumpy Old Men.
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Who is this star, who frequently co-starred with Walter Matthau?

  • Larry Hagman
  • Michael Caine
  • Jack Lemmon
  • Lee Marvin
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Who is this actor/director who launched his career in 1960?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Actor Robert Redford founded the Sundance Film Festival in Aspen. He’s been handsomely rewarded for his work both on and off screen. In 2014, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2016, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Who is this actor/director who launched his career in 1960?

  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Paul Newman
  • Robert Redford
  • Jon Voight
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Who is this British film icon?

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Retry Correct Incorrect British actor Michael Caine is known for his cockney accent. As of 2020, Caine is ranked at No. 20 on the list of highest-grossing box office stars with a total gross of $7.8 billion worldwide.
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Who is this British film icon?

  • Charlon Heston
  • Gene Hackman
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Michael Caine
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Who is this star/avid golfer?

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Retry Correct Incorrect James Garner is best known as the star of the ’70s TV show The Rockford Files. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, continuing into the 2000s. He passed away in 2014.
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Who is this star/avid golfer?

  • James Garner
  • Roy Scheider
  • Al Pacino
  • Richard Dreyfuss
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A heartthrob of Hollywood’s Golden Age, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for Giant (1956).

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Retry Correct Incorrect Rock Hudson was a handsome leading man and Hollywood heartthrob in the ’50s and ’60s, with a career that spanned four decades. Tragically, he was the first major celebrity to die from an AIDS-related illness.
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A heartthrob of Hollywood’s Golden Age, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for Giant (1956).

  • Jack Lemmon
  • Rock Hudson
  • Cary Grant
  • Paul Newman
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Who is this actor, who famously feuded with Bill Murray?

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Retry Correct Incorrect One of Richard Dreyfuss’ most famous films is Jaws. He’s had public clashes with a couple of his co-stars including Bill Murray, who worked with him on Jaws and What About Bob?.
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Who is this actor, who famously feuded with Bill Murray?

  • Cary Grant
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Donald Sutherland
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Who is this star from a musical sitcom?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Teen heartthrob David Cassidy famously starred as Keith Partridge on The Partridge Family. He was a superstar pop singer of the 1970s and kept going with his music career for the rest of his life.
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Who is this star from a musical sitcom?

  • Warren Beatty
  • Henry Winkler
  • George Peppard
  • David Cassidy
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Not only is he an actor, a director, and a producer, but he was also a racecar driver.

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Retry Correct Incorrect Blue-eyed actor Paul Newman’s most iconic film was Cool Hand Luke. Newman was more than an actor; he also directed movies, drove race cars, and had an entrepreneurial spirit. His food company, Newman’s Own, has donated over $550 million to charity since its inception in 1982.
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Not only is he an actor, a director, and a producer, but he was also a racecar driver.

  • George Peppard
  • Robert Redford
  • Warren Beatty
  • Paul Newman
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Who is this actor, who launched his career in the ’70s?

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Retry Correct Incorrect John Travolta reportedly had to learn to dance for Saturday Night Fever. His career hasn’t slowed down over the years, with roles in movies such as Pulp Fiction, Get Shorty, Face/Off, and many more.
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Who is this actor, who launched his career in the ’70s?

  • Robert Redford
  • Al Pacino
  • Warren Beatty
  • John Travolta
18%

Who is this star, known as “The King Of Cool?”

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Retry Correct Incorrect Steve McQueen loved motorcycles and racing cars. He was a box office draw because of his antihero persona, which was perfect for the roles he played in films like The Sand Pebbles and The Magnificent Seven.
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Who is this star, known as “The King Of Cool?”

  • Clint Eastwood
  • Steve McQueen
  • Charlton Heston
  • William Shatner
19%

Who is this actor, who was close friends with Johnny Carson?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Burt Reynolds originally wanted to pursue a professional football career. Good thing he didn’t! The Smokey and the Bandit star became one of the biggest sex symbols and icons of American popular culture.
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Who is this actor, who was close friends with Johnny Carson?

  • Al Pacino
  • Burt Reynolds
  • Warren Beatty
  • Tom Selleck
21%

He played a police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971).

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Retry Correct Incorrect Clint Eastwood rose to fame in the Dollars Trilogy of Spaghetti Westerns during the mid-1960s and later played a cop in five Dirty Harry films throughout the ’70s and ’80s. He hasn’t slowed down much since, with his most recent film being 2018’s The Mule.

He played a police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971).

  • Paul Newman
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Rock Hudson
  • Cary Grant
23%

Who is this star, who is known for playing an oil baron on a prime time soap?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Larry Hagman starred in I Dream Of Jeannie and he also famously played J.R. Ewing in Dallas. He also had supporting roles in numerous films, including Harry and Tonto, Nixon, and Primary Colors.
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Who is this star, who is known for playing an oil baron on a prime time soap?

  • Larry Hagman
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Dick Van Dyke
  • George Peppard
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Who is this celeb, who continues to act in comedies such as Parks and Recreation?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Henry Winkler is most recognized for his role as the Fonz on Happy Days, although his career didn’t end when that show wrapped. The comedian, director, and producer recently won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work in Barry.
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Who is this celeb, who continues to act in comedies such as Parks and Recreation?

  • Al Pacino
  • Tom Selleck
  • Henry Winkler
  • Marlon Brando
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Who is this star, whose lesser known role is playing the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Mark Hamill famously played Luke in the original Star Wars films. Today, he’s a prolific voice actor who has portrayed characters in lots of animated television series, films, and video games.
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Who is this star, whose lesser known role is playing the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series?

  • Gene Hackman
  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Mark Hamill
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Who is this double Academy Award winner?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Dustin Hoffman won Oscars for Kramer vs. Kramer and Rainman. His breakthrough role was as Benjamin Braddock in the 1967 film The Graduate, and in the ensuing years has picked up a slew of awards including two Academy Awards and six Golden Globes.
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Who is this double Academy Award winner?

  • Robert Duvall
  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Burt Reynolds
  • Roy Scheider
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Who is this celeb, famous for hooking up with many women in Hollywood?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Warren Beatty dated a lot of famous women before marrying actress Annette Bening in 1992. He’s famous for more than his love life, though, with 15 Academy Award nominations and the Academy’s highest honor, the Irving G. Thalberg Award.
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Who is this celeb, famous for hooking up with many women in Hollywood?

  • Joe Montana
  • Omar Sharif
  • Desi Arnaz
  • Warren Beatty
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Who is this celeb, who frequently worked with Dean Martin?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Jerry Lewis, nicknamed “The King of Comedy,” is known for his slapstick humor and chairing the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He appeared in over sixty films and many live performances during his long career.

Who is this celeb, who frequently worked with Dean Martin?

  • Steve McQueen
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Charlton Heston
  • Robert Duvall
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Who is this actor whose son is as famous as him?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Donald Sutherland, the father of Kiefer Sutherland, has been acting for more than 50 years. In 2017, he received an Academy Honorary Award for his contributions to cinema and also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, among other accolades.
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Who is this actor whose son is as famous as him?

  • Jack Nicholson
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Warren Beatty
  • Jon Voight
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Who is this star, who appeared in several Alfred Hitchcock films?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The English-born American actor Cary Grant is one of the most iconic leading men on this list. His unique accent and debonair demeanor helped make him an absolute superstar. He worked closely with Alfred Hitchcock on several projects.
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Who is this star, who appeared in several Alfred Hitchcock films?

  • Cary Grant
  • James Dean
  • Tony Curtis
  • Clark Gable
37%

Who is this Scottish star?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Sean Connery is just one of the few men who played James Bond, but many say that he was the best. The acclaimed actor was called “Scotland’s Greatest Living National Treasure” in 2011. Sadly, Sean Connery passed away in 2020.
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Who is this Scottish star?

  • Sean Connery
  • Timothy Dalton
  • George Lazenby
  • Pierce Brosnan
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Who is this actor, who was also a Marine and a pilot?

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Retry Correct Incorrect George Peppard starred with Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. He also had a career in television and was popularly known as Col. John “Hannibal” Smith, the leader of a renegade commando squad in the hit 1980s action show The A-Team.
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Who is this actor, who was also a Marine and a pilot?

  • James Stewart
  • Gary Cooper
  • Tony Curtis
  • George Peppard
40%

Who is this actor with seven decades of acting on his resume?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Dick Van Dyke made people smile in the ’60s films Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Among other honors, Van Dyke is the recipient of five Primetime Emmys, a Tony, and a Grammy Award, and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
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Who is this actor with seven decades of acting on his resume?

  • Dick Van Dyke
  • Montgomery Clift
  • William Holden
  • Dean Martin
42%

Who is this star, who supported civil rights and Native American rights?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Marlon Brando won Oscars for On the Waterfront and The Godfather. He was one of only six actors named in 1999 by Time magazine in its list of the 100 Most Important People of the Century.
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Who is this star, who supported civil rights and Native American rights?

  • Marlon Brando
  • Montgomery Clift
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • James Dean
44%

Who is this famous Puerto Rican star?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Erik Estrada played police officer Frank “Ponch” Poncharello in the TV series CHiPs. He later became known for his work in Spanish-language telenovelas, several appearances in reality television shows and infomercials, and for doing voice work.
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Who is this famous Puerto Rican star?

  • Freddie Prinze
  • Ricardo Montalban
  • Andy Garcia
  • Erik Estrada
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Who is this actor, who went to college on a basketball scholarship?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Tom Selleck famously starred in Magnum P.I. and currently appears on Blue Bloods. He had a recurring role on Friends and has also appeared in many movies over his career.
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Who is this actor, who went to college on a basketball scholarship?

  • Tom Selleck
  • Benicio Del Toro
  • Javier Bardem
  • Burt Reynolds
47%

Who is this actor, whose most famous film was the comedy western Cat Ballou?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Lee Marvin was a character actor with distinctive white hair who starred on M Squad. For his work in the film Cat Ballou, Marvin won the Academy Award for Best Actor, along with a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, an NBR Award, and the Silver Bear for Best Actor.
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Who is this actor, whose most famous film was the comedy western Cat Ballou?

  • Robert Duvall
  • Burt Lancaster
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Lee Marvin
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Who is this Bahamian star?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Sidney Poitier was the first African-American to win an Oscar for Best Actor. Over the course of his distinguished career, he has won a slew of awards (and fans) and was chosen to receive an Academy Honorary Award, in recognition of his “remarkable accomplishments as an artist and as a human being.”
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Who is this Bahamian star?

  • Danny GLover
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Ossie Davis
  • Forest Whitaker
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Who is this star, who wrote three historical fiction novel?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Now retired, actor Gene Hackman’s breakout role was in 1967’s Bonnie and Clyde. 2004’s Welcome to Mooseport was his final film role before retirement. Over his six-decade career, Hackman won two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, one Screen Actors Guild Award, and two BAFTAs.
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Who is this star, who wrote three historical fiction novel?

  • Phil Hartman
  • Robert Duvall
  • Gene Hackman
  • Gene Wilder
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Who is this star, who was a big supporter of the NRA?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Charlton Heston starred in Ben-Hur and played Moses in The Ten Commandments. In the 1950s and ’60s, he was one of a handful of Hollywood actors who openly spoke out to condemn racism.
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Who is this star, who was a big supporter of the NRA?

  • Charlton Heston
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Robert Duvall
54%

Who is this star, who often partnered with director Martin Scorsese?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The acclaimed actor with both American and Italian citizenship has earned many accolades over his career. They include two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, the Kennedy Center Honor, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Who is this star, who often partnered with director Martin Scorsese?

  • John Tuturro
  • Franco Nero
  • Robert De Niro
  • Al Pacino
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Who is this star, who these days is a popular celebrity pitchman?

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Retry Correct Incorrect William Shatner played Captain James T. Kirk on the ’60s TV series Star Trek. He’s also known for his role as the veteran police sergeant in T. J. Hooker from 1982 to 1986 and for hosting the reality-based television series Rescue 911 from ’89 to ’96.
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Who is this star, who these days is a popular celebrity pitchman?

  • Laurence Olivier
  • William Shatner
  • Gary Oldman
  • Tom Wilkinson
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Who is this funnyman, whose wife was comedienne/actress Gilda Radner?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Gene Wilder is best known to some fans for playing Willy Wonka in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He also directed and wrote several of his own films, including 1984’s The Woman in Red.
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Who is this funnyman, whose wife was comedienne/actress Gilda Radner?

  • Robert Knepper
  • Willem Dafoe
  • Crispin Glover
  • Gene Wilder
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Who is this star, who has won an Oscar, Emmy and Tony?

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Retry Correct Incorrect As Pacino’s breakout role was playing Michael Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather. He’s one of the few performers to have received the Triple Crown of Acting, an Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award in the acting categories.
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Who is this star, who has won an Oscar, Emmy and Tony?

  • Al Pacino
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Ted Danson
  • Sylvester Stallone
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Who is this Jersey-born star who was raised a Roman Catholic?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Jack Nicholson has received more Oscar nominations than any other male actor. With a career spanning more than 60 years, Nicholson has racked up a number of prestigious awards including the Kennedy Center Honor and the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.
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Who is this Jersey-born star who was raised a Roman Catholic?

  • Kirk Douglas
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Christopher Plummer
  • Jack Nicholson
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Who is this star, whose daughter may be more famous than he is?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Deliverance star Jon Voight is Angelina Jolie’s father. Nominated for four Academy Awards, Voight is the winner of one, as well as four Golden Globe Awards and the National Medal of Arts.
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Who is this star, whose daughter may be more famous than he is?

  • Ian McKellen
  • Craig T. Nelson
  • Jon Voight
  • M. Emmet Walsh
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Who is this celeb, who prior to acting was an amateur boxer?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Roy Scheider played a police officer in several ’70s films, including The French Connection. He’s best known for playing the character Martin Brody in the 1975 thriller film Jaws and its sequel, Jaws 2.
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Who is this celeb, who prior to acting was an amateur boxer?

  • Ben Kingsley
  • Roy Scheider
  • Vittorio Gassman
  • Joe Pesci
67%

Who is this actor, whose father was a U.S. Navy Admiral?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Robert Duvall has appeared in many films and television series, including To Kill A Mockingbird. With a career that started in the 1950s, Duvall has been nominated for seven Academy Awards (winning one), seven Golden Globe Awards (winning four), and has won a BAFTA, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Emmy Award. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2005.
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Who is this actor, whose father was a U.S. Navy Admiral?

  • Charles Durning
  • Fred Ward
  • Ned Beatty
  • Robert Duvall
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He’s one of the most famous dancers in film history.

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Retry Correct Incorrect Fred Astaire, who made 31 musical films, four television specials, and 10 Broadway and West End musicals, is considered by many to be the most influential dancer in the history of film. He frequently co-starred with Ginger Rogers, including in Top Hat, Swing Time, and Shall We Dance.
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He’s one of the most famous dancers in film history.

  • Marlon Brando
  • Fred Astaire
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Daniel Day-Lewis
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This actor went vegan after starring in a movie about a pig.

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Retry Correct Incorrect James Cromwell is best known to some fans for his role in Babe, and he has an impressive list of films and shows that came after the 1995 hit. Cromwell, who is also an animal activist, has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards, ad the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Babe. His other titles include L.A. Confidential, The Green Mile, Space Cowboys, Still Mine, Six Feet Under, The Young Pope, and more.
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This actor went vegan after starring in a movie about a pig.

  • Ed Harris
  • Gérard Depardieu
  • James Cromwell
  • Sean Connery
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He starred in one of the most popular Christmas movies in film history.

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Retry Correct Incorrect Listed third on the American Film Institute’s list of the greatest American male actors, James Stewart starred in the 1946 film It’s a Wonderful Life (among many other titles). He was also a military officer who served in WWII and received the United States Air Force Distinguished Service Medal in 1968.
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He starred in one of the most popular Christmas movies in film history.

  • Frank Sinatra
  • James Dean
  • James Stewart
  • Humphrey Bogart
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Do you recognize this Welsh actor from his early years?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Welsh actor Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins has received dozens of awards over his distinguished career but is best known to many for his role as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs films.
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Do you recognize this Welsh actor from his early years?

  • Jack Nicholson
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Al Pacino
  • Gene Hackman
75%

Who is this actor who rose to international fame in Die Hard?

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Retry Correct Incorrect English actor Alan Rickman had his first cinematic role in 1988’s Die Hard. Other film titles include Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Quigley Down Under, Love Actually, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and others. He found a new generation of fans playing Professor Snape in the Harry Potter film franchise.
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Who is this actor who rose to international fame in Die Hard?

  • Warren Beatty
  • Alan Thicke
  • Alan Rickman
  • James Woods
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He received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in The Deer Hunter.

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Retry Correct Incorrect Christopher Walken has appeared in more than 100 films and TV shows over his long career, and his films have grossed more than $1 billion in the U.S. alone. Walken got his start as a child actor and is known for playing some quirky characters. He’s received many awards and nominations for his work.
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He received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in The Deer Hunter.

  • Christopher Walken
  • Liam Neeson
  • Piers Brosnan
  • Dean Martin
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He received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2009.

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Retry Correct Incorrect James Earl Jones has been called “one of America’s most distinguished and versatile” actors in his career spanning film, theater, and TV. He made his film debut in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove in 1964 and although he has a slew of awards to his name, might be best known as the voice of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars film trilogy.
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He received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2009.

  • Denzel Washington
  • James Earl Jones
  • Gene Hackman
  • Rod Steiger
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This actor has worked with Martin Scorsese many times.

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Retry Correct Incorrect In 1967, Harvey Keitel landed a role in Martin Scorsese’s first feature film, Who’s That Knocking at My Door, and the two collaborated many times over the years including in Mean Streets, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, and Taxi Driver. Keitel has been nominated for many awards throughout his career.
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This actor has worked with Martin Scorsese many times.

  • Chevy Chase
  • Bruce Dern
  • Bruce Willis
  • Harvey Keitel
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He’s known for his roles in Spaghetti Westerns.

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Retry Correct Incorrect A huge box-office draw, Lee Van Cleef is known as one of the great movie villains, especially for his work in Spaghetti Westerns like Sergio Leone’s For A Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
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He’s known for his roles in Spaghetti Westerns.

  • Joe Pesci
  • Andy Garcia
  • Dennis Hopper
  • Lee Van Cleef
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This funny man starred in some classic comedies including Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

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Retry Correct Incorrect The beloved actor John Candy was in a slew of comedy favorites including Splash, Stripes, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, Home Alone, and Uncle Buck. He first rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City improv group and its television series. Candy passed away in 1994.
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This funny man starred in some classic comedies including Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

  • Richard Pryor
  • Gene Wilder
  • John Candy
  • George Carlin
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This actor is known for Singin’ in the Rain.

This actor is known for Singin' in the Rain.
Retry Correct Incorrect Gene Kelly was known for his energetic musical numbers in films such as Singin’ in the Rain, An American in Paris, and On The Town. The latter of which he was nominated for an Academy Award.
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This actor is known for Singin’ in the Rain.

  • Gene Wilder
  • Gene Kelly
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Hackman
88%

Woody, Forrest, and a castaway, this actor played them all

Woody, Forrest, and a castaway, this actor played them all
Retry Correct Incorrect Tom Hanks is the iconic actor behind the characters such as Chuck Noland in Cast Away, Woody the cowboy in the Toy Story franchise, and Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump.
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Woody, Forrest, and a castaway, this actor played them all

  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Tom Cruise
  • Tom Hanks
  • Robert Duvall
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Which actor dominated British theater and appeared in more than 50 movies?

Laurence Olivier
Retry Correct Incorrect During his career, Laurence Olivier dominated the British theater scene, alongside his fellow actors Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud. This iconic actor also made his way to the silver screen, appearing in over 50 films.
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Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Which actor dominated British theater and appeared in more than 50 movies?

  • Al Pacino
  • Gene Wilder
  • William Shatner
  • Laurence Olivier
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Which iconic actor had the nickname Bogey?

Humphrey Bogart
Retry Correct Incorrect The iconic actor Humphrey Bogart had the nickname Bogey. Considered one of the greatest stars of Classic American Cinema, Bogey appeared in films such as Casablanca, To Have and Have Not, and The Big Sleep.
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Which iconic actor had the nickname Bogey?

  • James Stewart
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Cary Grant
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Which iconic actor played the role of Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath?

Which iconic actor played the role of Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath?
Retry Correct Incorrect In 1940, Henry Fonda took on the role of Tom Joad in the film adaptation of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. His performance earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
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20th Century Fox

Which iconic actor played the role of Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath?

  • Clark Gable
  • Gregory Peck
  • Henry Fonda
  • Cary Grant
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Who is often referred to as “The King of Hollywood?”

Who is often referred to as
Retry Correct Incorrect After a career that spanned 37 years, Clark Gable has earned the nickname “The King of Hollywood.” Gable has a resume that includes over 60 films, including Gone with the Wind.
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Who is often referred to as “The King of Hollywood?”

  • Paul Newman
  • Gregory Peck
  • Clark Gable
  • Gene Hackman
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Which iconic actor was nominated for an Oscar seven times but never won?

Which iconic actor was nominated for an Oscar seven times but never won?
Retry Correct Incorrect A huge presence on both the screen and stage, Richard Burton was nominated for an Academy Award seven times over the course of his career but never managed to win one of the golden statues.
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Which iconic actor was nominated for an Oscar seven times but never won?

  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Gene Kelly
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Richard Burton
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Retry Yikes. You don’t know Jack about iconic actors! Not very good. Dr. Frankenstein says you need to brush up on your leading men! Not too shabby! John Travolta would approve! Ask yourself, “Do I feel lucky? Well do ya, punk?” Because you rocked this quiz!
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