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Who Played the Wife?

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"This quiz is about actresses who played wives in various films over the years."

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1. The 1984 film "Amadeus" was directed by Milos Forman and garnered eight Oscars, however, the actress who played Mozart's wife, Constanze Mozart, did not get an Oscar. Which actress played the role of Constanze Mozart?
    Peggy Ashcroft
    Patrizia von Brandenstein
    Lindsay Crouse
    Elizabeth Berridge


2. In the 1979 comedy "Animal House", John Vernon played Faber College's Dean Wormer. Which actress played his wife who ended up inebriated at the Delta House fraternity after the Senior Honors dinner?
    Cathy Moriarty
    Eva Le Gallienne
    Verna Bloom
    Gena Rowlands


3. The 1992 film "Captain Ron" featured Martin Short and Kurt Russell in a sailing comedy. Martin Short played the owner of the boat, Martin Harvey. Who played his wife Katherine?
    Lori Petty
    Moira Kelly
    Mary Kay Place
    Marcia Strassman


4. Adam and Barbara Maitland are a couple who are killed in a car crash in the 1988 film "Beetlejuice". Alec Baldwin plays Adam Maitland. Who plays his wife Barbara in the film?
    Catherine O'Hara
    Sylvia Sidney
    Winona Ryder
    Geena Davis


5. The Griswolds were featured in four "Vacation" films beginning with the 1983 "Vacation". While the children were portrayed by various actors in the films, the same woman played Clark's wife, Ellen. Which actress played Ellen Griswold in all the films?
    Christie Brinkley
    Susan Sarandon
    Beverly D'Angelo
    Miriam Flynn


6. Jimmy Stewart is well known for his role as George Bailey in the 1946 classic "It's A Wonderful Life". Which actress played his wife Mary in the film?
    Kim Novak
    Joan Fontaine
    Donna Reed
    Lana Turner


7. Many of Alfred Hitchcock's films featured single, dashing leading men. In the 1954 film "Dial M for Murder" Ray Milland played Tony Wendice, a former tennis pro who plots his wife's murder. Who played his wife, Margot Mary Wendice?
    Tippi Hedren
    Vera Miles
    Janet Leigh
    Grace Kelly


8. In which classic film did Elizabeth Taylor play Paul Newman's on-screen wife?
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
    Somebody Up There Likes Me
    The Long Hot Summer
    Sweet Bird of Youth


9. Jane Fonda played Corie Bratter opposite Robert Redford's Paul Bratter in which 1967 film based on a Neil Simon play?
    This Property is Condemned
    The Candidate
    Barefoot in the Park
    The Great Gatsby


10. Jack Lemmon portrayed an alcoholic married to an alcoholic in "Days of Wine and Roses". Who portrayed his wife in the film?
    Shirley MacLaine
    Lee Remick
    Virna Lisi
    Sandy Dennis


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