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21 Canadian Celebrities quizzes and 247 Canadian Celebrities trivia questions.
  Canadian Comedians   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
As a Canadian, I had the fortune of growing up with some amazingly funny comedians from my home country to enjoy. Can you pick out the Canucks from this comedic lineup?
Very Easy, 12 Qns, reedy, Sep 29 23
Very Easy
reedy gold member
Sep 29 23
677 plays
  Canadians in Movies and TV   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This is a quiz on famous Canadian actors and actresses in the movie and television industry. I'll give one or two of their starring roles and the title of the movie or television show and you pick the correct actor or actress. Have fun and good luck!
Easier, 20 Qns, AnneBonney, Nov 28 22
Nov 28 22
7972 plays
  Our True North Celebrities   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Have a look at a few Canadians who, over the years, have achieved international recognition and celebrity status. How many do you know?
Easier, 10 Qns, reedy, Jun 09 24
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Jun 09 24
1723 plays
  Who's That Ontario-Born Celebrity?   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
All these Canadian celebrities were born in the province of Ontario. Can you identify each one from a few clues about their accomplishments?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 18 19
Very Easy
stedman editor
Jan 18 19
595 plays
From the Wilds of Canada
  From the Wilds of Canada    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Each of these actors and actresses was born in Canada. I will give you some background information along with a visual clue (about a show/movie/role they have played). Can you figure out who they are?
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Feb 01 15
reedy gold member
692 plays
  A Few Good Canadians   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions on some of the great celebrities who hail from the true north, strong and free.
Average, 10 Qns, junepearl, Dec 22 17
Dec 22 17
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  Are They Dead or Canadian?    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Remember MTV's "Remote Control"? It's back! The good old category DEAD or CANADIAN is back! The choices are simple: choose either Dead, Canadian, or Both.
Easier, 20 Qns, bolan, Nov 07 21
Nov 07 21
7408 plays
  O Canadians!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
From movies to television to music, Canadians are a huge and integral part of the American entertainment industry. This quiz celebrates some of the more famous Canadians who have helped to shape the pop culture scene.
Average, 15 Qns, gretas, Feb 23 24
Feb 23 24
2361 plays
  A Winnipeg Who's Who   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For a city its size Winnipeg, Manitoba has been home to more than its fair share of people who have made their mark on the world. How many of these famous Winnipeggers can you identify?
Tough, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Aug 27 07
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914 plays
  Where Were These Canuck Celebs Born?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the city where these Canadian celebrities were born to get points in this quiz. Careful - some were born in cities where they didn't become famous.
Average, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Jun 03 21
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Jun 03 21
542 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who was the Canadian author who wrote "The Robber Bride" and "A Handmaid's Tale"?

From Quiz "Famous People From Ottawa, Canada"

  Quotes From Canadian Celebrities    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
You will be asked to match the quote with the Canadian celebrity who said it.
Easier, 10 Qns, lout62001, Jan 24 19
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Jan 24 19
401 plays
  Canadian Celebrities    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Canada has spawned many amazing actors and actresses throughout the years of film and television! These stars have proven themselves time and again through their skills and talents.
Average, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, Apr 16 15
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873 plays
  Well-Known Canadian Actors    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This should be a fairly easy quiz about actors that hail from Canada. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, ballykissangel, Feb 24 24
Feb 24 24
3200 plays
  They're Canadians I Tell You!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All of the actors/actresses in this quiz were born in Canada but seemed to have worked mostly in the US and/or UK. Can you guess who they are from the personal and/or movie details that I give you?
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Sep 25 17
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  Canadian, Texan, Fictional, or Dead    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Canadian, Texan, Fictional, Or Dead Before 50: I'll give you the name of a person, you guess if they were born in Canada, born in Texas, a fictional character, or if they died before they were 50 years old. Simple enough.
Average, 15 Qns, James76255, Oct 17 13
1965 plays
  Canadian, New Yorker, or Fictional    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I'll give you a name, you guess if they were born in Canada, born in New York City, a fictional character, or if they are the "wildcard" choice. Have fun.
Tough, 15 Qns, James76255, May 27 11
920 plays
  Canadian, Ballplayer, or Dead    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Canadian, Ballplayer, Dead Before 60, Or All 3: I'll give you a name, you tell me if they were born in Canada, were a major league baseball player, a person that died before the age of 60, or if they were all three.
Tough, 10 Qns, James76255, Sep 12 04
833 plays
  Beautiful Canadians    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These questions are all about beautiful Canadian-born actresses.
Average, 10 Qns, Robert907, Aug 11 12
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513 plays
  Canadian Actresses    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These questions are about Canadian-born actresses.
Tough, 10 Qns, Robert907, Aug 16 14
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394 plays
  Famous People From Ottawa, Canada    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each correct answer is a famous person from Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Will that help you get a better score? Find out now!
Average, 10 Qns, Carmek, Aug 05 15
1567 plays
  Sexy Canadians    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These questions are about Canadian-born actresses who found success appearing in American television shows.
Average, 10 Qns, Robert907, Nov 25 12
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474 plays
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Canadian Celebrities Trivia Questions

1. Rachelle Lefevre was born February 1, 1979 in Montreal, Quebec. Beginning in June 2013, Lefevre began playing the character Julia Shumway in which American television show, based on a book by Stephen King?

From Quiz
Canadian Actresses

Answer: Under the Dome

A mysterious dome suddenly appears over the town of Chester's Mill. Julia Shumway is an investigative reporter who is among those cut off from the rest of the world.

2. This Canadian actor seemed to have had an obsession with John Brown and Abraham Lincoln. Who was this actor, who had two children who were also actors and British?

From Quiz They're Canadians I Tell You!

Answer: Raymond Massey

Raymond Massey was born Raymond Hart Massey in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1896. He died of pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1983, aged 86. He served in the Canadian artillery in WWI and was wounded in France. After WWII he became an American citizen. He made many movies including "49th Parallel" (1941) starring Laurence Olivier, (the only time Massey played a Canadian on screen), "The Fountainhead" (1949), starring Gary Cooper and "East Of Eden" (1955) starring James Dean. He also appeared on TV as Dr. Gillespie in "Dr. Kildare" starring Richard Chamberlain which ran from 1961 to 1966. Raymond Massey played John Brown in "Santa Fe Trail" (1941), starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and Ronald Reagan. He played him again in "Seven Angry Men" (1955), starring Jeffrey Hunter, Dennis Weaver and Debra Paget. He played Abraham Lincoln in the Broadway production of "Abe Lincoln in Illinois". He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor when he repeated the role in the film version (1940). He portrayed Abraham Lincoln on the US TV series "The Ford Star Jubilee" in "The Day Lincoln Was Shot" (1956). He played him again in "How the West Was Won" (1962). In 1953 he even played both John Brown and Abraham Lincoln on stage, in a reading of Stephen Vincent Benét's "John Brown's Body". An anonymous actor once remarked that Raymond Massey would not be satisfied with his portrail of Abraham Lincoln until someone had assassinated him. He had two children while married to actress Adrianne Allen. His son was actor Daniel Massey, born Daniel Raymond Massey in London, England, in 1933. He died of Hodgkin's lymphoma in London, England, in 1998 aged 64. His daughter was actress Anna Massey born Anna Raymond Massey in Thakeham, England, in 1937. She died of cancer in London, England, in 2011 aged 73.

3. A.J. Cook was born July 22, 1978 in Oshawa, Ontario. In what 2005 American television show did A.J. begin playing the character of Jennifer Jareau?

From Quiz Sexy Canadians

Answer: Criminal Minds

"Crimial Minds" follows a special investigative unit assigned to only the most difficult cases. J.J. began her career at the Behavioural Analysis Unit as the supervisory agent responsible for being the liaison with the local police forces, before later becoming a full agent for the F.B.I. Cook also played the part of Lindsay Walker in the 2003 television show "Tru Calling".

4. Rachel McAdams was born November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario. In what 2009 movie, starring Robert Downey Jr., did McAdams play the part of Irene Adler?

From Quiz Beautiful Canadians

Answer: Sherlock Holmes

The 2009 version of "Sherlock Holmes", directed by Guy Ritchie, has Holmes and Watson battling a serial killer who has apparently returned from the grave. The film was both a critical and box office hit and helped re-establish Downey's career. McAdams reprised the role of Irene Adler in the 2011 sequel "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows". Although the character of Adler appears only in one of Arthur Conan Doyle's stories, she is often used as a potential love interest in other non-Doyle written Sherlock Holmes renderings.

5. She was born in Toronto with the name Gladys Marie Smith in the year 1892, and came to be known as 'America's Sweetheart'. By what stage name was she known?

From Quiz Our True North Celebrities

Answer: Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford acquired her stage name during a stint on Broadway in 1907 in a supporting role (the William C. deMille play "The Warrens of Virginia"). Producer David Belasco insisted that she assume the stage name Mary Pickford. Pickford received the Academy Award for Best Actress at in April of 1930 for the 1929 film "Coquette". She played Norma Besant, a young flirtatious woman who fell in love with a man whom her father did not approve of. The film was a tragedy almost in the Shakespearean style, as her own father shot the man she was in love with, then later took his own life in remorse. Her film career spanned 52 feature films, and she was part of the group (including D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, and Douglas Fairbanks) who formed the independant film company United Artists in 1919. In 1976 she received an Academy Honorary Award for her lifetime achievements, only three years before her death from a cerebral hemorrhage in 1979 at the age of 87.

6. Who is the Winnipegger who was a protégée of Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson?

From Quiz A Winnipeg Who's Who

Answer: Nia Vardalos

Nia Vardalos (full name Antonia Eugenia Vardalos) was born in Winnipeg on September 24, 1962. She studied theatre at Ryerson University (class of '86) in Toronto, and worked with the Toronto Second City comedy troupe and also television before making it big with 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding', the play she wrote and starred in, which was made into a movie in 2002. Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson saw the play, fell in love with it and brought it to the big screen. Vardalos is married to actor Ian Gomez (they married on September 5, 1993 and like Ian in the movie, real-life Ian converted to Greek Orthodoxy). When the Queen and Prince Philip visited Winnipeg in 2002 Vardalos was a guest at the civic banquet where the Queen confided to her "Philip is Greek, too." Does this mean that the Royal Wedding of 1947 could also be classified as a Big, Fat, Greek Wedding? Note that protégée is spelled with a double final e, which makes it the feminine form and thereby negates Neil Young. Chantal is a Winnipegger but I don't know if she's ever met Rita Wilson, and I rather doubt that Evelyn Hart, the former Prima ballerina of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, has, either.

7. This singer is one of Canada's best known Quebequois performers, having several hit albums, and even having a permanent spot performing in Las Vegas. The star with the incredibly popular single 'My Heart Will Go On'; which Canadian am I describing?

From Quiz A Few Good Canadians

Answer: Celine Dion

Born on March 30th, 1968, in Charlemagne, Quebec, Celine Dion has gone on to become one of the best-selling female artists, with the song 'My Heart Will go On' from the Titanic soundtrack becoming her signature song. Born to impoverished parents, she began to sing at an early age and became a sensation in French in Quebec. It was not until the early 1990s that she broke onto the English music scene with her album 'Unison'. Quebec is the home to the majority of French-speaking Canadians, with its capital as Quebec City. Bienvenu au Canada!

8. Who recorded the hugely popular album titled "Jagged Little Pill"?

From Quiz Famous People From Ottawa, Canada

Answer: Alanis Morissette

Alanis was born in Ottawa, Canada, in 1974. One of Alanis's songs mentioned the Gatineaus, which are a series of hills north of Ottawa.

9. This Canadian-born actor played a spaced-out soldier in "Kelly's Heroes" (1970), a decadent doctor in "M*A*S*H*" (1970), and is the father of the star of the TV series "24." Who is this cool Canadian?

From Quiz O Canadians!

Answer: Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland was born in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1934 and has appeared in a wide spectrum of films and TV productions. His filmography spans four and a half decades, and includes the late 60s psychological thriller "Don't Look Now," the 1980s cult classic "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," and the 2006 paranormal "histography" "An American Haunting." His son, Keifer Sutherland is best known for his starring role in the TV series "24" and also starred in a vampire flick of his own, the 1980s teen classic "Lost Boys."

10. Is Michael J. Fox dead or Canadian?

From Quiz Are They Dead or Canadian?

Answer: Canadian & C

Michael J. Fox... The star of both 'Spin City' and 'Family Ties' is not quite dead, just Canadian.

11. Rae Dawn Chong was born February 28, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta. In 1985, Chong played the part of Squeak in which Steven Spielberg directed film?

From Quiz Canadian Actresses

Answer: The Color Purple

Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, "The Color Purple" tells the story of a young African-American woman growing up in the early 1900s. Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey, the film was both a critical and box office success. Chong, the daughter of Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong fame, has appeared in "Quest for Fire", "Commando", "The Principal" and "Soul Man" among others.

12. This is another Canadian actor with a child born in England, who is also an actor. Who is this star of "The Dirty Dozen", "The Eagle Has Landed" and "JFK".

From Quiz They're Canadians I Tell You!

Answer: Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland was born Donald McNichol Sutherland in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in 1935. He graduated from Victoria College, University of Toronto, with a double major in engineering and drama. In 1957 he left Canada for England and studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. After leaving LAMDA, he joined the Perth Repertory Theatre in Scotland and in the early '60s he began to get small roles in British films and on TV. He appeared in the horror movies "Castle of the Living Dead" (1964) and "Dr. Terror's House of Horrors" (1965), both starring Christopher Lee. He had a minor role in "The Bedford Incident" (1965), starring Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier. He appeared in episodes of various UK TV series such as "The Saint" (1965 & 1967), starring Roger Moore and "The Avengers" (1967), starring Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg. After his second appearance in "The Saint", Sutherland played Vernon Pinkley in "The Dirty Dozen" (1967), starring Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan and Ernest Borgnine. He then left London for Hollywood and never looked back. He played Hawkeye Pierce in "M*A*S*H" (1970), starring Elliott Gould, Robert Duvall and Rene Auberjonois. He played Sgt. Oddball in "Kelly's Heroes" (1970), starring Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas and Don Rickles. Later he played John Klute in "Klute" (1971), starring Jane Fonda and Roy Scheider. He played Liam Devlin in "The Eagle Has Landed" (1976), starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall. He played Calvin Jarrett in "Ordinary People" (1980), the directorial debut of Robert Redford and starring Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton. He played X in "JFK" (1991), starring Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Sissy Spacek. His son is actor/producer/director Kiefer Sutherland, born Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland in London, England, in 1966.

13. Emily VanCamp was born May 12, 1986 in Port Perry, Ontario. In 2011, Emily began playing the part of Emily Thorne in which ABC drama?

From Quiz Sexy Canadians

Answer: Revenge

In "Revenge", Emily Thorne (aka Amanda Clarke) returns to the Hamptons to seek revenge against the people who framed her father for a crime he didn't commit and sent him to prison. VanCamp is also remembered for her appearances on the shows "Everwood" and "Brothers & Sisters".

14. Actress Neve Campbell was born October 3, 1973 in Guelph, Ontario. Campbell is best remembered for playing the part of Sydney Prescott in the "Scream" series of films. From 1994-2000, Neve starred as Julia in what Fox television show?

From Quiz Beautiful Canadians

Answer: Party of Five

"Party of Five" focused on the five siblings of the Sallinger family who had to deal with the death of their parents in a hit-and-run accident. The show had an impressive cast of young actors. Besides Campbell, the show boasted Jennifer Love Hewitt, Scott Wolf, Lacey Chabert and Lost's Matthew Fox.

15. Recognized as Ace Merrill in "Stand by Me" (1986), this Canadian actor has starred in many popular films. Who is he?

From Quiz Canadian Celebrities

Answer: Kiefer Sutherland

Born abroad, on December 21, 1966 in London, England, this Canadian actor has portrayed many memorable characters in many films. His first major role was in "The Bay Boy" (1984). More of Kiefer Sutherland's acting skills can be seen in such films as "Young Guns" (1988), "Young Guns II" (1990), "Flatliners" (1990), "Eye for an Eye" (1996) and as his television character Jack Bauer in television's "24" (2001). His grandfather was the former premier of Saskatchewan, Tommy Douglas. Kiefer Sutherland's famous parents are actor Donald Sutherland and actress Shirley Douglas. In his role as Ace Merrill in "Stand by Me" (1986) he and his gang tried to stand in the way and find the dead body of a missing boy before four young boys could find it first. On a more personal note, inspired by his roles in westerns, Kiefer purchased a 900 acre ranch in Montana, retired from acting and toured the rodeo circuit. He took part in many roping contests and won two in Phoenix and in Albuquerque. Kiefer is a collector of guitars with most of his collection being Gibson Les Pauls.

16. This Canadian TV actor starred in the well known series "Bonanza" as Ben Cartwright. What is his name?

From Quiz Canadians in Movies and TV

Answer: Lorne Greene

Lyon Chaim Greene was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1915 and died in 1987 at the age of 72. He started his career in chemical engineering, but gave that up for radio broadcasting. He worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and became known as the "Voice of Canada" for his role in World War II broadcasting. He actually invented a stopwatch that ran backwards to let broadcasters know how much time they had left in their programs. Lorne Green had many roles in his career, including a prosecutor in the movie "Peyton Place", Commander Adama in the television series "Battlestar Gallactica" and Kunta Kinte's first master in the mini-series, "Roots". Greene also had number one music single in the 1960s with, "Ringo". He was best known as Ben Cartwright, father of Adam, Hoss and Little Joe and owner of "The Ponderosa".

17. Who is the young Winnipeg lyric soprano who made it big in the movies and was young Anne Frank's favourite movie star?

From Quiz A Winnipeg Who's Who

Answer: Deanna Durbin

Deanna Durbin (real name Edna Mae Durbin) was born in Winnipeg in 1921. She was fourteen when she made her first movie, a short subject called 'Every Sunday' for M-G-M. That was in 1935 and her co-star was a girl called Judy Garland. For some reason, Louis B. Mayer decided he didn't need two girl singers under contract so he told studio executives "to get rid of the fat one". He meant Judy Garland, but the execs. Had a different definition of what constituted 'the fat one' and canned Durbin instead. Universal Studios quickly snapped her up and put her under contract and she starred in a string of hits between 1936 and 1948. Her movies were so successful that she is credited with saving Universal from bankruptcy! She received a special Oscar, the Academy Juvenile Award, in 1938. Durbin had two brief, unsuccessful marriages (the first lasted from 1941 to 1943, the second lasted from 1944 to 1949) and then proved the adage that 'three times is the charm' in 1950 when she married Charles David who directed her in 'Lady on a Train'. She retired from show business after her marriage to David and the couple moved to Paris, France where Ms Durbin still lives in seclusion (her husband died in 1999). Since her retirement she has resolutely resisted all offers to perform. Visitors to the Achterhuis in Amsterdam, where the Frank family hid out during World War II, can still see the poster of Deanna Durbin that Anne Frank pinned on the wall beside her bed. Mary Pickford was from Toronto and pre-dated Deanna Durbin by quite a few years. Judy Garland, the other 'fat one' remained under contract to M-G-M, as did Jane Powell. Neither Judy nor Jane was born in Winnipeg.

18. Can you tell me where country music sensation Shania Twain was born?

From Quiz A Few Good Canadians

Answer: Ontario

Shania Twain grew up in Timmins Ontario, and led a difficult childhood, with not a lot of money in her household. Her parents died in a car crash when she was 22, leaving it up to her to care for her younger siblings. After being discovered and taken to Nashville to make a record, her album 'The Woman in Me' made waves, not only for her hit singles such as 'Any Man of Mine' or 'If You're Not in it for Love, I'm Outta Here'; but also for her music videos which showed her bare midriff. Her next album, 'Come on Over' became a huge hit, sporting such songs as 'Man I feel Like a Woman', and 'That Don't Impress Me Much'. An interesting side note: Shania Twain helped Avril Lavigne start her career, by performing a duet with her, after she won a radio contest. Ontario is the most populous province in Canada, containing both the country's capital (Ottawa), and the largest city (Toronto). It is also my home province!

19. Who co-starred with John Belushi in the movie "The Blues Brothers"?

From Quiz Famous People From Ottawa, Canada

Answer: Dan Aykroyd

Dan was born in Ottawa, Canada, in 1952, and attended Ottawa's Carleton University in 1969. He did a sequel to the "Blues Brothers" with John Goodman. Part of the movie was filmed at a prison near Kingston, Ontario.

20. This Canadian actor is known as much for his battle with Parkinson's Disease as for his work in an 80s TV sitcom and in a series of 80s films about the future. Can you name him?

From Quiz O Canadians!

Answer: Michael J. Fox

His birth name is Micahel Andrew Fox. Before short-statured, gigantically talented Michael J. Fox moved to the USA, he was just plain Michael Fox. But on joining the Screen Actors Guild, he discovered that another Michael Fox had already registered as a member. Rather than use his own name Michael A. Fox he changed his middle initial and adopted the professional name Michael J. Fox (to honor the actor Michael J. Pollard).

21. What was Humphrey Bogart?

From Quiz Canadian, New Yorker, or Fictional

Answer: New Yorker

Bogart was born December 25, 1899 in New York City. He began his career in entertainment as the company manager of a touring play called "The 'Ruined' Lady", which also gave Bogart his first role as an actor, a one line part as a Japanese waiter. His breakthrough role was as Duke Mantee in the play "The Petrified Forest", a role he reprised in the 1936 movie of the same name. Roles in a variety of classic movies would soon follow, but it was 1942's "Casablanca" and 1951's "The African Queen" in which Bogart won his Academy Awards for Best Actor. On January 14, 1957, Humphrey Bogart died. His wife of 12 years, Lauren Bacall, was at his side when he succumbed to cancer.

22. Is former Obi Wan Kenobi actor Alec Guiness dead or Canadian?

From Quiz Are They Dead or Canadian?

Answer: dead & d

Yes folks, the poor man is most certainly dead having died at age 86 a couple days before this quiz was written.

23. Pamela Anderson was born July 1, 1967 (Canada Day). Anderson was the original "Tool Time" girl on the 1990's television show "Home Improvement". What was her character's first name on the show?

From Quiz Canadian Actresses

Answer: Lisa

As the original Tool Time Girl, Lisa assisted the star of the show (Tim Taylor) and his assistant Al with their home repair projects. Pamela left the role of Lisa after two years when she joined "Baywatch" as C.J. McCall. Debbie Dunning replaced her on "Home Improvement" as Heidi. Valerie Irons was the name of Pamela's character in the 1998-2002 action/comedy "V.I.P." where Anderson accidentally saves the life of a celebrity and becomes the head of a real life bodyguard agency.

24. Tracy Spiridakos was born May 17, 1996 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 2012, Tracy began playing the character of Charlie Matheson in which television show?

From Quiz Sexy Canadians

Answer: Revolution

"Revolution" chronicles what might happen if the world suddenly looses all electricity. Tracy moved to Greece as a a young girl but eventually returned to Winnipeg where she worked at her family's restaurant. Before "Revolution", Spiridakos was best known for the Canadian show "Majority Rules!", where a fifteen year old girl is elected major of her home town.

25. Ellen Page was born February 21, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2007, Page had her breakthough role in the movie "Juno". In what 2010 film did Page star in with Leonardo DiCaprio?

From Quiz Beautiful Canadians

Answer: Inception

"Inception" is an imaginative heist movie directed by Christopher Nolan. The Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle challenges the audiences perceptions of reality. Page played the part of Ariadne, an architecture student employed to design the mazes of the dream landscapes so essential to the plot of the movie.

26. In 1966, space was successfully reached and other planets were visited... on television. What Canadian actor helmed the USS Enterprise as Captain James T. Kirk?

From Quiz Our True North Celebrities

Answer: William Shatner & Bill Shatner & Shatner

William Shatner was born in Montréal, Québec in 1931. He trained as a Shakespearean actor, participating in many plays at Ontario's Stratford Festival before entering the film industry. His first Canadian film was "The Butler's Night Off" (1951) and he had some television appearances leading up to his first feature (Hollywood) film "The Brothers Karamazov" in 1958. "Star Trek" lasted three seasons from 1966 to 1969, but for Shatner and the rest of the Enterprise crew, it didn't end there. A short-lived animated series followed in 1973-74, and then the movie franchise began in 1979. Shatner acted in seven "Trek" films from 1979 to 1994. Not limiting himself to acting, Shatner has also made a name for himself as an author and musician.

27. Who played the roles of Dr. Rumack in "Airplane" and "Frank Drebin" in "The Naked Gun"?

From Quiz Canadians in Movies and TV

Answer: Leslie Nielsen

Leslie William Nielsen was born 11th February 1926 in Regina, Saskatchewan, but was raised in the Northwest Territories as his father, being a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police was stationed there. His brother, Erik Nielsen, was Deputy Prime Minister of Canada under Prime Minister Brian Mulroney from 1984 to 1986. Leslie Nielsen has been in over 100 films in his career, which spans from 1956 to the present year of 2008. Some of these include Commander John J. Adams in the 1956 movie "Forbidden Planet, Admiral Frazer in 1985's "The Patriot", Count Dracula in "Dracula, Dead and Loving It" and President Harris in the "Scary Movie" series. Nielsen has been married four times and has two daughters. He liked to play golf in his spare time. He died in 2010.

28. Although not technically a Winnipegger, this famous bear is irrevocably connected to the city. What famous bear?

From Quiz A Winnipeg Who's Who

Answer: Winnie the Pooh

Captain Harry Colebourn, a Winnipeg veterinarian, was one of the original officers of the 34th Fort Garry Horse regiment in World War I. In 1914, his regiment was en route to Valcartier, Quebec, the staging point for deployment to England, when the troop train stopped at White River, Ontario. It was there that Colebourn paid a trapper $20.00 for a black bear cub that had been orphaned when its mother was killed. He named the little bear Winnipeg for his hometown. Winnipeg became the pet of the Canadian soldiers and lived with them in their camp on Salisbury Plain. When orders came for the regiment to ship out to France, Captain Colebourn took the little bear to the London Zoo, and visited her whenever he was able to leave. She was so tame that she became a feature attraction at the Zoo and when the war ended in 1918, Captain Colebourn, who had fully intended to take Winnipeg home with him, realized how attached she had become to her keepers - and they to her - that he donated the bear to the London Zoo. A plaque at the zoo, erected in 1919, marks that occasion, which was covered in all the British newspapers, so great was Winnie's popularity. In 1924, writer A.A. Milne took his young son Christopher Robin to the zoo and the little boy fell in love with Winnie. Well, the rest is history. Winnie died in 1934, aged 20 - a good old age for a Canadian black bear - and she was duly mourned by the keepers and the patrons of the London Zoo. In 2000 the only oil painting of Winnie-the-Pooh (which, by the way, is pronounced Winnie-ther-Pooh) by Ernest Shephard, who did the illustrations for the original books, was placed on the auction block by Sotheby's of London, and was valued at $40,000 to $60,000.00. A consortium of Winnipeg philanthropists commissioned a local art dealer to bid on the painting on behalf of the City of Winnipeg and theirs was the successful final bid of $263,000.00 The portrait of Winnie-the-Pooh now hangs in the Pavilion Gallery in Assiniboine Park, a stone's throw away from the Winnipeg Zoo where, there is a statue of Harry and Winnie (a duplicate of which can also be seen at the London Zoo). Smokey the Bear derived from a bear cub that U.S. firefighters saved from a forest fire in Washington State. Teddy Bears were named for President Theodore Roosevelt after a hunting incident in Tennessee that garnered press coverage in 1904. The White Spirit Bear hails from British Columbia, which is a long way from Winnipeg.

29. This well-known singer, songwriter, novelist and poet was born in Montreal, Quebec. Probably his most famous song is the biblically inspired 'Hallelujah', and on a more personal note, he is an ordained Rinzai Buddhist Monk.

From Quiz A Few Good Canadians

Answer: Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1934 to a Jewish family of Polish descent. His first book of poetry was published while he was still an undergraduate at McGill university, and he went on to write many more books of poetry, and novels, such as 'Beautiful Losers'. One of his most famous songs is 'Hallelujah', which was featured in 'Shrek', though sung by John Cale and Rufus Wainwright on the album. Leonard has received many high honors, including two Juno awards, and being inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

30. Who played the commander of the Galactica in the original "Battlestar Galactica" series?

From Quiz Famous People From Ottawa, Canada

Answer: Lorne Greene

He was born in Ottawa, Canada, in 1915. Greene was probably best known for his role in the popular TV western "Bonanza". He died in 1987.

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