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Quiz about Double Letter Name Celebrities 6
Quiz about Double Letter Name Celebrities 6

Double Letter Name Celebrities 6 Quiz


I thought it was interesting that some celebrities have their first and last names beginning with the same letter and decided to add another quiz to the series. Don't forget it's same double letter names! Good Luck!

A multiple-choice quiz by LuvsthatTrivia. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
219,838
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
5584
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. Who originally sang the song "Ten Thousand Angels"? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. This singer was part of a music group. One of their hit songs was "Just a Song Before I Go". Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. This celebrity was known for her song about her childhood called "Coal Miner's Daughter". It was made into a movie. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. This actor is known for several diverse roles. One that comes to my mind is in the TV series "Taxi" as Louie DePalma. Which of these portrayed him? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Do you remember the 1998 tear jerker movie "Stepmom"? Chris Columbus directed this movie. Who portrayed the mom, Jackie Harrison? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Who directed the movie "Stand by Me" in 1986? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Many magicians today attempt to perform the same tricks this famous illusionist and escape artist did. Who was he?

Answer: (Initials HH . . 5-7 letters or last name only.)
Question 8 of 10
8. Which of these was on the original 1966 TV series "Star Trek"? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which of these celebrities did NOT star on the 1963 TV series "Petticoat Junction" during its run? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Which of these was the wife of "The King of Rock and Roll" and mother to Lisa Marie? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who originally sang the song "Ten Thousand Angels"?

Answer: Mindy McCready

McCready's first album was released in April 1996 and went gold within 6 months and went double platinum as well. She graduated from high school at age 16 and moved to Nashville at age 18. She was born Malinda Gayle McCready on November 30, 1975, in Fort Myers, Florida.
2. This singer was part of a music group. One of their hit songs was "Just a Song Before I Go".

Answer: Stephen Stills

Stills was part of the successful music group Crosby, Stills and Nash. "Just a Song Before I Go" was released in 1977 and went to number seven on the charts. Stills played guitar and was a singer-songwriter. He was born in Dallas, TX on January 3, 1945.
3. This celebrity was known for her song about her childhood called "Coal Miner's Daughter". It was made into a movie.

Answer: Loretta Lynn

Lynn was born on April 14, 1935 in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky. In 1976, the book "Coal Miner's Daughter" was published and became a movie of the same name in 1980. Spacek portrayed Loretta Lynn in the movie "Coal Miner's Daughter". Lynn's hits include "You Ain't Woman Enough" (1966) and "The Pill" (1974).

She teamed up with Conway Twitty and won Vocal Duo of the Year between 1972 to 1976 from the Country Music Association. Their hits included five number ones "After the Fire Is Gone" (1971), "Lead Me On" (1971), "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" (1973), "As Soon as I Hang Up the Phone" (1974), and "Feelins" (1974).
4. This actor is known for several diverse roles. One that comes to my mind is in the TV series "Taxi" as Louie DePalma. Which of these portrayed him?

Answer: Danny DeVito

DeVito portrayed love-to-hate, nasty, tightwad, Louie, but in the end he had a big heart. DeVito also has appeared movies "Terms of Endearment (1983), "Romancing the Stone" (1984), "Twins" (1988), "Batman Returns (1992), "Matilda" (1996), "Austin Powers in Goldmember" (2002), "Family of the Year" (2004) and "Be Cool" (2005).

He produced "Be Cool" and "Along Came Polly" (2004). He directed "Matilda" and "Hoffa" (2002). He was born on November 17, 1944 in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
5. Do you remember the 1998 tear jerker movie "Stepmom"? Chris Columbus directed this movie. Who portrayed the mom, Jackie Harrison?

Answer: Susan Sarandon

Jackie was a full time, stay at home mom but the marriage deteriorated and the couple divorced. It was a difficult transition for the children. It was even more difficult for them to adjust to having their father involved with Isabelle, who loved her work as a photographer.

When Jackie found out she had cancer, she mended fences with Isabelle. Sarandon co-starred in 1991 movie "Thelma and Louise." She was born Susan Abigail Tomalin on October 4, 1946 in New York City, NY.
6. Who directed the movie "Stand by Me" in 1986?

Answer: Rob Reiner

"Stand by Me" was well received by the public. It was nominated for an Oscar and also received three other wins and nine other nominations. Reiner sometimes appeared in his movies. He was a successful actor, director, producer and writer. Some of his directorial work included "When Harry Met Sally" (1989), "A Few Good Men" (1992) and "The American President" (1995).

He appeared in movie "Bye Bye Love" (1995), "Primary Colors" (1998) and the 2005 TV series "Hopeless Pictures". His early career was as Michael Stivek, who was of Polish descent. Archie called him "Meathead" on the successful 1971 TV series "All in the Family". Reiner was the son of Carl and Estelle Reiner.

He was born on March 6, 1947 in The Bronx, New York.
7. Many magicians today attempt to perform the same tricks this famous illusionist and escape artist did. Who was he?

Answer: Harry Houdini

He was inspired by French magician, Jean Robert-Houdin. In 1892, he teamed with his brother, Theo for an act called The Substitution Trunk or The Metamorphosis Illusion. He did card tricks and was known as "The King of Cards". He also taught himself to get out of a strait jacket.

In 1898, he did an act called "The Handcuff Challenge", offering $100 to anyone who had handcuffs he could not get out of. He never paid out any money for the challenge. He was the world's handcuff king but that wasn't very lucrative.

He then became an escape artist. He went to Europe. In Paris, he jumped into the river with handcuffs on and escaped. This was one of many escapes. Others included escaping from sunken packaging crates, an enormous paper bag without tearing the paper, coffins, and a burglar proof safe.

In 1910, he made the first aerial flight in Australia. Another escape trick he built was called the "Chinese Water Torture Cell". In 1918, a "Vanishing Elephant" in New York City was another illusion. Ehrich Weiss was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary and died on October 31, 1926 due to diffuse peritonitis and a ruptured appendix.

He took his magic secrets with him to the grave. Houdini's feats are continually attempted to this day.
8. Which of these was on the original 1966 TV series "Star Trek"?

Answer: Nichelle Nichols

Nichols was Lt. Uhura on the original TV series. She was one of the first black actresses on television and was persuaded by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. to stay on the series. She also returned for the 1973 animated version, and the movies that followed including "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" (1979), "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" (1982), "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock" (1984), "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" (1986), "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" (1989) and "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" (1991). Nichelle also appeared in the 2005 movie "Are We There Yet?" Nichelle was born on December 28, 1933 in Robbins, Illinois.
9. Which of these celebrities did NOT star on the 1963 TV series "Petticoat Junction" during its run?

Answer: Donna Douglas

Donna did not co-star in "Petticoat Junction". She starred on "The Beverly Hillbillies" TV series from 1962 to 1971 as Elly May Clampett. She also returned to the TV show for "Reunion of the Beverly Hillbillies" in 1981. She was born September 26, 1933 in Pride, Louisiana. Minor portrayed Steve, who was a pilot and married the youngest Bradley daughter Billy Jo. Benaderet portrayed Kate Bradley. MacRae portrayed Willimena Josephine 'Billie Jo' Bradley number three from 1966 to 1970.
10. Which of these was the wife of "The King of Rock and Roll" and mother to Lisa Marie?

Answer: Priscilla Presley

She was married to Elvis Presley on May 1, 1967 and they divorced on October 9, 1973. She took it upon herself to rebuild Lisa Marie's inheritance - Graceland. Priscilla's career was revived when she appeared in the TV series "Dallas" from 1983 to 1988.

She also appeared for the "Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork" in 2004. Chosen one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world in 1992 by People Magazine, she appeared in "The Naked Gun" Trilogy movies. She also made guest appearances on the TV series "Spin City" in 1999. Priscilla Ann Wagner was born on May 24, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York.
Source: Author LuvsthatTrivia

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