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Quiz about Canadian Actresses
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Canadian Actresses Trivia Quiz


These questions are about Canadian-born actresses.

A multiple-choice quiz by Robert907. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
Robert907
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
369,445
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
394
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Question 1 of 10
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? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. 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? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. 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? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Sarah Chalke was born August 27, 1976 in Ottawa, Ontario. In which of these shows did Chalke NOT have a featured role? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Laura Bertram was born September 5, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario. From 2000-2005, Bertram played the part of Trance Gemini in which science fiction series? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Jennifer Finnigan was born on August 22, 1979 in Montreal, Quebec. Finnigan appeared on ten episodes of which show, as the character Dr. Devan Maguire? Hint: Her character became involved with Det. Woody Hoyt played by Jerry O'Connell. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Margot Kidder was born was born October 17, 1948 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Besides playing Lois Lane in four "Superman" movies, Kidder starred in the original movie of which horror movie franchise? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Evangeline Lilly was born August 3, 1979 in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Although best remembered for the television show "Lost", Lilly played the character Connie James, wife of William James (played by Jeremy Renner), in which Academy Award winning film? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Sandra Oh was born July 20, 1971 in Nepean, Ontario. Although most famous for appearing in the television show "Grey's Anatomy", Oh appeared in which 2004 Academy Award nominated film? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Ellen Page was born February 21, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Best known for the movies "Juno" and "Inception", what is the name of the character she played in "X-Men: The Last Stand" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past"? Hint



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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?

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. 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?

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.
3. 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?

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.
4. Sarah Chalke was born August 27, 1976 in Ottawa, Ontario. In which of these shows did Chalke NOT have a featured role?

Answer: Spin City

Chalke shared the role of Becky (Roseanne's eldest daughter) with Lecy Goranson on the 1988-1997 sitcom "Roseanne". She played Dr. Eliot Reid from 2001-2010 on "Scrubs" and for ten episodes she played Dr. Stella Zinman (one of Ted Moseby's many girlfriends) on "How I Met Your Mother" .
5. Laura Bertram was born September 5, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario. From 2000-2005, Bertram played the part of Trance Gemini in which science fiction series?

Answer: Andromeda

Captain Dylan Hunt (Kevin Sorbo) and his ship Andromeda are frozen in time for 300 years. He and his adopted crew, including Trance Gemini, attempt to re-establish the Commonwealth that has fallen since his slumber. The show was based on an idea by "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry. Fellow Canadian actresses Lexa Doig and Lisa Ryder co-starred in the series as Andromeda Ascendant and Beka Valentine.
6. Jennifer Finnigan was born on August 22, 1979 in Montreal, Quebec. Finnigan appeared on ten episodes of which show, as the character Dr. Devan Maguire? Hint: Her character became involved with Det. Woody Hoyt played by Jerry O'Connell.

Answer: Crossing Jordan

"Crossing Jordan" followed the adventures of Jordan Cavanaugh a medical examiner in a Boston lab. Finnigan was brought in to the show as insurance when contract negotiations with fellow Canadian and star of the show Jill Hennessey dragged on. Devan died in a plane crash between Washington, D.C. and Boston. Finnigan got her big break playing Bridget Forrester on the daytime drama "The Bold and the Beautiful".

In 2007, Finnigan married actor Jonathan Silverman of "Weekend at Bernie's" fame.
7. Margot Kidder was born was born October 17, 1948 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Besides playing Lois Lane in four "Superman" movies, Kidder starred in the original movie of which horror movie franchise?

Answer: The Amityville Horror

James Brolin and Margot Kidder play a couple of newlyweds who experience paranormal events when they move into a house where mass murders have occurred. "The Amityville Horror" has been the subject of eleven films.
8. Evangeline Lilly was born August 3, 1979 in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Although best remembered for the television show "Lost", Lilly played the character Connie James, wife of William James (played by Jeremy Renner), in which Academy Award winning film?

Answer: The Hurt Locker

During the Iraq War, a sergeant's reckless way of handling his work puts him at odds with his fellow soldiers. Lilly has gone on to author children's books and star in "The Hobbit" series of movies.
9. Sandra Oh was born July 20, 1971 in Nepean, Ontario. Although most famous for appearing in the television show "Grey's Anatomy", Oh appeared in which 2004 Academy Award nominated film?

Answer: Sideways

Two middle aged men take a vacation to the California wine country. Oh and Virginia Madsen play local women who become involved with the main characters.
10. Ellen Page was born February 21, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Best known for the movies "Juno" and "Inception", what is the name of the character she played in "X-Men: The Last Stand" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past"?

Answer: Kitty Pryde / Shadowcat

Kitty Pryde is a mutant who can pass through solid objects. Her abilities also make time travel possible in "X-Men: Days of Future Past". Page won accolades for playing a pregnant teenager in the 2007 comedy/drama "Juno".
Source: Author Robert907

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