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Amazing Movie Stars 3

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Amazing Movie Stars 3 game quiz
"Quizzical47: Here are 25 multi-choice questions on movie stars which increase in difficulty. Have fun."

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1. This American actor became a minor league baseball star in the 1970s. In a television movie he made a striking impersonation of Elvis Presley and for years has lived with Goldie Hawn, with whom he has a son.
    Tom Selleck
    Keanu Reeves
    Woody Harrelson
    Kurt Russell

2. This American actor once performed as a club comic. 'Night Shift' was his debut film and his real name is Michael Douglas. He has played 'Batman' in two big-budget films.
    George Clooney
    Val Kilmer
    Michael Keaton
    Adam West

3. This British actor was jetted to international stardom with the film 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'. He had lived with actress Elizabeth Hurley for thirteen years before parting in 2000.
    Rowan Atkinson
    Simon Callow
    Hugh Grant
    James Fleet

4. This American actress graduated to pin-up roles and was married to Roger Vadim. She was known for her anti-Vietnam War views and is the daughter of a famous acting father.
    Brigitte Bardot
    Liza Minnelli
    Raquel Welch
    Jane Fonda

5. This grey-haired American actor was a former nightclub comedian who is best at playing silly, vulgar or endearing roles. He married and divorced actress Victoria Tennant.
    Lee Marvin
    George Burns
    James Coburn
    Steve Martin

6. Who is the American actor who became Hollywood's hottest box-office hit following back-to-back best actor Academy Awards (the first since Spencer Tracy in 1937-38 with 'Captains Courageous' and 'Boys' Town')?
    Bruce Willis
    Dustin Hoffman
    Kevin Costner
    Tom Hanks

7. This dancing and singing American actor was Hollywood's highest paid actor by 1995. He married actress Kelly Preston.
    John Travolta
    Gene Kelly
    Patrick Swayze
    Antonio Banderas

8. This Italian glamour girl and international leading lady was never accused of overacting as it was debatable whether she ever acted at all playing mindless, plastic beauties. She was nationally known as 'La lollo'.
    Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
    Sophia Loren
    Gina Lollobrigida
    Anna Magnani

9. This India-born British actress played 'Bathsheba' in 'Far from the Madding Crowd' and won an Oscar for her performance in 'Darling'.
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Julie Christie
    Joanna Lumley
    Susan George

10. She was America's top star from 1935-38. She couldn't really sing but did so delightfully and she danced with the confidence of Gene Kelly. She became American ambassador to Ghana and later to Czechoslovakia.
    Shirley Temple
    Ginger Rogers
    Judy Garland
    Grace Kelly

11. American actor who has written screenplays and occasionally directs. He's played loners imbued with self-dislike and he won his third Oscar for 'As Good as it Gets'.
    Jack Nicholson
    Robert Mitchum
    Mickey Rourke
    Robert DeNiro

12. This star's legs were supposedly insured for millions of dollars with Lloyds of London and made her queen of World War Two pin-ups. She married Jackie Coogan (1937-1940).
    Marilyn Monroe
    Betty Grable
    Jayne Mansfield
    Diana Dors

13. This American actress founded her own production company in 1991, Egg Productions, and began directing her first film at 29. Before she was fourteen she had played a gangster's moll, a murderess and a prostitute.
    Diane Keaton
    Jodie Foster
    Drew Barrymore
    Sharon Stone

14. This American actor-director married and divorced Rita Hayworth, his second of three wives. In 1938 he panicked the whole of America with a vivid radio version of 'The War of the Worlds'.
    David Cronenberg
    Orson Welles
    Roman Polanski
    Dick Haymes

15. This American actress was on the verge of stardom for 25 years without becoming a major attraction. She won an Academy Award nomination as the wronged wife in 'Fatal Attraction'.
    Glenn Close
    Rebecca De Mornay
    Piper Laurie
    Anne Archer

16. This American actor's son was killed in an air crash in 1987. He became one of Hollywood's top box-office attractions in films between 1958-65 having quit as a straight man in a comedy partnership lasting from 1946-57.
    Jerry Lewis
    Bud Abbott
    Sammy Davis Junior
    Dean Martin

17. This American entertainer grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was permitted to use her Mae West-style personality to steal scenes in films not specifically tailored to her.
    Liza Minnelli
    Dolly Parton
    Tatum O'Neal
    Bette Midler

18. This British actress was a talented singer who was in stage musicals as a teenager. She has never been afraid of nudity and 'Heavenly Creatures' (1994) was her debut film.
    Jane Horrocks
    Susan George
    Sarah Peirse
    Kate Winslet

19. This Swaziland-born actor had the surname Esterhuysen. He was seen in the film Pret-a-Porter whose American version was called 'Ready to Wear'.
    Kevin Spacey
    Stephen Dorff
    Richard E. Grant
    Dirk Bogarde

20. Amazingly this British-born Hollywood star never won an Oscar although he was given an honorary one in 1969. He originally went to America as an acrobat and died following a stroke in 1986.
    Burt Lancaster
    Richard Burton
    Cary Grant
    Christopher Lee

21. American actress who was a top model for years before switching to acting at the age of 35. During the 1990s she co-starred with Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman, Mel Gibson and John Travolta.
    Rene Russo
    Olivia Newton John
    Goldie Hawn
    Sondra Locke

22. Which Irish-born actor was nominated eight times, but did not win an Academy Award?
    Peter O'Toole
    Oliver Reed
    Liam Neeson
    Ryan O'Neal

23. This Tasmanian-born star was a renowned womaniser on and off the screen. Even after dying from a heart attack in 1959, he was accused of being a Nazi spy and IRA supporter.
    George Zucco
    Lee Van Cleef
    Errol Flynn
    Max Von Sydow

24. This six-times married red-haired British comedian was fired more than once by his long-time boss, Hal Roach. He had director credits on some of his films.
    Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
    Stan Laurel
    Harold Lloyd
    Will Hay

25. This seven-time married American actress had a fourteen-year-old daughter, Cheryl. Cheryl stabbed her mother's lover, Johnny Stompanato, to death in the mother's bedroom in a Beverly Hills mansion when he threatened to cut her mother up. Who was Cheryl's mother?
    Veronica Lake
    Lana Turner
    Clara Bow
    Theresa Russell

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