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Quiz about Ah Those Brits  Mark Frankel

Ah Those Brits : Mark Frankel? Quiz


Ah those Brits: ever heard of Mark Frankel? Is it just the accents that makes us adore British actors? I hope you enjoy my quiz on the obscure, but powerful actor Mark Frankel.

A multiple-choice quiz by zoop. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
zoop
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
224,431
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
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207
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Question 1 of 10
1. Mark Frankel was born in London, England and was of Jewish descent.


Question 2 of 10
2. During the filming of what 1993 movie did Mark Frankel tape a photo of his face to the back of his head as a joke? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Paula Trickey worked with Mark on a short lived television series. What was this spy-like series? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Mark Frankel starred as Julian Luna in what 1996 Fox Television vampire cult hit? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Like Jane Seymour, Mark Frankel was self conscious about the fact that his eyes were not the same color. What colors were his eyes? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. What London drama school did Mark attend, along with peer Julia Ormond? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Mark Frankel portrayed Simon Bolt/Lymen Smelt, on again off again boyfriend of Theodora Reed Margolis Falconer Sorenson. In what popular 1991-1996 television series focusing on related females living in Winnetka, Illinois was this? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Mark Frankel played the part of Count Gregori Orlov in "Young Catherine". What language did the actors use during this film? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Mark lost his life in a motorcycle accident riding his vintage Harley Davidson. What day did he die? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. In Mark's last film he played opposite Italian actor Jean Reno and New York born Mercedes Ruehl. What was the name of this movie released in 1997, after his death? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Mark Frankel was born in London, England and was of Jewish descent.

Answer: True

Yes, Frankel was born and raised in London. Frankel came from a theatrical/musical family. Frankel was indeed of Jewish descent.
2. During the filming of what 1993 movie did Mark Frankel tape a photo of his face to the back of his head as a joke?

Answer: Leon the Pig Farmer

His character was an estate agent who learned of his biological parents in this comedic journey. During the filming there was a lot of shots of the back of Mark's head. It became a joke on the set that the back of Mark's head was beautiful. Since this was one of his first films, Mark had wanted his face to be seen and didn't quite get the process of shooting angles.

The funny guy he was, Mark took a polaroid of his face and taped it to the back of his head and filming continued until the producer saw it.

The photo was removed and all had a good laugh.
3. Paula Trickey worked with Mark on a short lived television series. What was this spy-like series?

Answer: The Fortune Hunter

Unfortunately this 1994 series, "The Fortune Hunter" didn't make a big splash and the series was cancelled before the season was out. The series was a weekly spy adventure, detailing the escapades of a former British agent Carlton Dial. Paula Trickey was his co-star in "The Fortune Hunter" and spoke highly of Frankel.

She stated in interviews that Mark was a great kisser, but was very professional, never crossing the line. She also spoke of his giving nature as an actor.
4. Mark Frankel starred as Julian Luna in what 1996 Fox Television vampire cult hit?

Answer: Kindred the Embraced

In this series the audience learnt about the many different vampire clans and the mortality of each vampire, including Julian Luna. Yes, Frankel portrayed the powerful Prince of the City, Julian Luna. The series was not all about blood. It focused on the vampire clans keeping up the masquerade so they could mix more easily with the humans.

The last episode "Cabin In The Woods" explains all.
5. Like Jane Seymour, Mark Frankel was self conscious about the fact that his eyes were not the same color. What colors were his eyes?

Answer: Brown and black

Mark Frankel had one brown eye and one black eye. You can see the difference in close up photos taken of Frankel. It is hard to detect in distant shots. Frankel openly admitted this in a 1995 interview.
6. What London drama school did Mark attend, along with peer Julia Ormond?

Answer: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts

Frankel paid his dues on stage before being discovered by a wider audience. Frankel studied with Jack Walzer in New York before winning a scholarship to London's Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts. Frankel's next step was the London stage, where he was spotted by a British casting agent. This encounter led to Frankel's appearance in "A Season of Giants" (1991).
7. Mark Frankel portrayed Simon Bolt/Lymen Smelt, on again off again boyfriend of Theodora Reed Margolis Falconer Sorenson. In what popular 1991-1996 television series focusing on related females living in Winnetka, Illinois was this?

Answer: Sisters

Frankel's character aired in 1992-1993. Teddy, Teddy, Teddy. It was a role that introduced him to a wider audience. "Sisters" aired on NBC from 1991 to 1996. The character Mark portrayed came in and out of Teddy's life twice, vying for her love. Frankel portrayed Simon Bolt, who then goes by the name Lymen Smelt during his second attempt to court Teddy.
8. Mark Frankel played the part of Count Gregori Orlov in "Young Catherine". What language did the actors use during this film?

Answer: English

Though Mark portrayed a Russian, the language used was English. The names of places that appear on screen are in German, though it is filmed entirely in English. Frankel and most of the major actors were from London, but they did a great job with their accents.
9. Mark lost his life in a motorcycle accident riding his vintage Harley Davidson. What day did he die?

Answer: September 24, 1996

Mark David Frankel was married with one son and another on the way the day he died. Frankel was buried next to his brother Joe in the Brooklands Lane Cemetery in Weybridge, Surrey, England.
10. In Mark's last film he played opposite Italian actor Jean Reno and New York born Mercedes Ruehl. What was the name of this movie released in 1997, after his death?

Answer: For Roseanna

The movie centered around a strict Italian family intent on being buried in the last space available in a specific cemetery in their home town. Frankel portrayed Antonio, an Italian attorney who befriended Marcello's family (Marcello is portrayed by Jean Reno), helping in their plight.

It was Frankel's final work. You see the dedication to Frankel in the end credits of the film. Frankel was killed shortly after the film wrapped.
Source: Author zoop

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