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Quiz about Lovely Laura San Giacomo
Quiz about Lovely Laura San Giacomo

Lovely Laura San Giacomo Trivia Quiz


I have enjoyed watching Laura San Giacomo in her vast range of roles for several years. Please enjoy this quiz about her life and her work.

A multiple-choice quiz by Blindlady-27. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Blindlady-27
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
315,678
Updated
Jul 23 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
550
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Johnmcmanners (10/10), bernie73 (8/10), Guest 2 (5/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Laura was born in what state, which was the 3rd state to join the United States and is also known as the Garden State? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. One of the first films I remember seeing Laura in also starred Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. What was the title of this film? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Laura San Giacomo was born on November 14, 1962. What astrological sign of the zodiac does that make her?
Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Laura joined Tom Selleck in "Quigley Down Under" (1990). What was the name of the character she portrayed? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Laura San Giacomo never performed in a live stage production.


Question 6 of 10
6. Laura appeared in a television movie that had been adapted from a novel by Stephen King. What was the name of this movie? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. From 1997 until 2003 Ms. San Giacomo appeared on a successful television show. What was the name of this program? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Laura has been very active in supporting charitable causes. Most of her charity work has been to aid people with special needs. Which of the following is NOT a charity that she has worked for? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. If I wrote this quiz without including a question about Laura's role in "Saving Grace" (2007), I would just shoot myself! As the wonderful Rhetta Rodriquez, Laura was Grace's best friend and confidant. However, in the 3rd season, (Episode 7 - "There Was No First Kiss" Rhetta had an earth shattering experience that really rocked her world. What was it? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Laura San Giacomo has a son with special needs. What disability was he born with? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Laura was born in what state, which was the 3rd state to join the United States and is also known as the Garden State?

Answer: New Jersey

Laura San Giacomo was born to MaryJo and John San Giacomo. She grew up in Denville, New Jersey. She graduated from Morris Knolls High School and then went to the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, where she earned a degree in fine arts.
2. One of the first films I remember seeing Laura in also starred Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. What was the title of this film?

Answer: Pretty Woman

"Pretty Woman" (1990) was the vehicle that propelled Julia Roberts to movie stardom. Julia portrayed Vivian Ward, a prostitute who was hired on a long term basis by millionaire Edward Lewis (Richard Gere). Vivian's life was transformed when she fell in love with Edward and the ending implied that they lived happily ever after.

Laura San Giacomo played Kit DeLuca, roommate to Vivian and also a prostitute herself. At the end of the movie, Vivian gave Kit money that she had received from Edward and told Kit, "Because we think you have potential."
3. Laura San Giacomo was born on November 14, 1962. What astrological sign of the zodiac does that make her?

Answer: Scorpio

People born between October 23rd and November 22nd fall under the sign of Scorpio. Scorpios, like Laura, can be a very trusted friend or a fearsome enemy. The signs most closely related to Scorpio are very powerful ones. They are death and sex.
4. Laura joined Tom Selleck in "Quigley Down Under" (1990). What was the name of the character she portrayed?

Answer: Crazy Cora

"Quigley Down Under" (1990) starred Tom Selleck as Matthew Quigley, an American sharp shooter who came to Australia to work with Rancher Elliot Marston (Alan Rickman). Unbeknownst to Quigley before his arrival, Marston planned to employ the cowboy to kill native Aborigines. This did not set well at all with Quigley who spent the rest of the movie escaping and then defeating Marston.

Laura San Giacomo in the role of Crazy Cora, provided a love interest for Matthew as well as some comic relief for the movie. Cora suffered the loss of her baby and her husband, Roy, left her. Cora believed that Matthew was really Roy, her husband, despite numerous denials on Quigley's part.
5. Laura San Giacomo never performed in a live stage production.

Answer: False

Ms. San Giacomo's first acting jobs were in the theatre. She appeared in Los Angeles in "Wrong Turn at Lungfish". She also was part of the cast in an off-Broadway venture, "Beirut". She has also appeared in regional theatre in Shakespeare's "The Tempest" and "Romeo and Juliet".

Laura's first television gig was on "Miami Vice" (1984-1989) in 1989. She guest starred in the episode entitled "Leap of Faith". Her character name was Tania Lewis. "Miami Vice" (1984-1989) followed the lives of two Metro-Dade undercover police officers.
6. Laura appeared in a television movie that had been adapted from a novel by Stephen King. What was the name of this movie?

Answer: The Stand

As Nadine Cross in "The Stand" (1994) Laura played a tortured young woman, who was torn between good and evil. Nadine was one of the less than 1% of the world's population who survived a pandemic. The people who were left all began to have vivid dreams of either a kindly old woman or the devil himself. Nadine finally gave in to the devil, became his lover and became pregnant with his child.

However, in the process, she lost her mind and ended up throwing herself off of a balcony, to her death.
7. From 1997 until 2003 Ms. San Giacomo appeared on a successful television show. What was the name of this program?

Answer: Just Shoot Me

"Just Shoot Me" (1997-2003) ran for seven seasons, despite the fact that NBC never gave it a consistent time slot.

Laura San Giacomo starred as Maya Gallo. Maya had a quick temper and worked as a journalist. She had been fired from her last job because she made an anchorwoman cry while she was on camera. With money tight and the possiblity of eviction in the near future, Maya reluctantly took a job at "Blush" magazine, working with her father, Jack Gallo (George Segal).
8. Laura has been very active in supporting charitable causes. Most of her charity work has been to aid people with special needs. Which of the following is NOT a charity that she has worked for?

Answer: Green Peace

The focus behind Project ALS is helping people with and finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease.

Voices for Change is festive concert and benefit, with proceeds going to an organization called Children with Disabilities.

Laura San Giacomo is a founder of CHIME Charter Elementary School, a school for children with disabilities. The school opened in 2001 in Woodland Hills, California and serves about 200 children.
9. If I wrote this quiz without including a question about Laura's role in "Saving Grace" (2007), I would just shoot myself! As the wonderful Rhetta Rodriquez, Laura was Grace's best friend and confidant. However, in the 3rd season, (Episode 7 - "There Was No First Kiss" Rhetta had an earth shattering experience that really rocked her world. What was it?

Answer: Her husband, Ronnie, had an affair.

Laura San Giacomo played Rhetta Rodriquez, the forensic expert who worked with the Oklahoma City Police Department. Her best friend, Grace Hanadarko (Holly Hunter), was usually the character in trouble, both physically and emotionally. Grace often leaned on Rhetta for moral support.

Rhetta married her high school sweetheart, Ronnie (Benito Martinez) and they had two children. Because of financial problems, Ronnie and Rhetta were forced to auction off their farm, land that had been in Rhetta's family for generations. And to add insult to injury, Grace discovered that Ronnie was having an affair with the auctioneer!
10. Laura San Giacomo has a son with special needs. What disability was he born with?

Answer: Cerebral Palsy

Mason was born in 1996 with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a disability that may or may not involve damage to the brain due to lack of oxygen. Among other problems, cerebral palsy can cause damage to the motor control centers of the developing brain, resulting in (but not limited to) communication problems, cognition deficits, poor posture and limited movement. Approximately 75% of cerebral palsy problems develop during pregnancy; another 5% present themselves at birth and approximately 15% occur after birth.
Source: Author Blindlady-27

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