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Know Your Role? (The Feminine Edition) Quiz


I'll name some characters an actress has played, you name the actress. I may give a few other hints also.

A multiple-choice quiz by madasasnake. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
madasasnake
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
344,189
Updated
Feb 20 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
8 / 10
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1373
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Question 1 of 10
1. This actress was born in New York City in 1949. In 1963, she changed her first name after reading "The Great Gatsby". She's had a long and successful career. Which actress played the characters Ellen Ripley, Dana Barrett and Katharine Parker? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. This actress was born in Santa Monica, California in 1958. Early in her career she was known for playing in horror movies. Which actress played the characters Ophelia, Wanda Gershwitz, and Laurie Strode? Her parents both were actors also. Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. This tempremental actress was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1959. She began her career as a model and dancer. Which actress played an army member named Louise Cooper, the replicant Rachael and the dual role of Lt. Lois Einhorn/Ray Finkle? One more hint, "Laces out, Dan!". Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. This actress was born in 1968 in Roseville, California. She began her career on a few television shows. Which actress played the characters, Samantha Baker, Claire Standish and Andie Walsh? She was in a lot of high school comedy movies in the 1980s. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. This actress was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1962. She appeared in a television commercial when she was three years old. She appeared on a few television shows before appearing in movies. Which actress played the characters of Iris Steensma, Sarah Tobias and Clarice Starling? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. This actress was born in Wareham, Massachusetts in 1956. She was a window mannequin for a short period of time. She appeared in a few television programs before switching to movies. Which actress played the characters, Barbara Maitland, Thelma Dickinson and Dottie Hinson? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. This actress was born in Weston, Connecticut. She only acted for two years before leaving the industry. She appeared in only four movies from 1978-1980. Two of which are all-time classic comedy movies. Which actress played the characters, Clorette DePasto and Maggie O'Hooligan? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. This actress was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1948. She appeared in many television shows and movies. She has also directed shows. Which actress played the characters Annie Wilkes, Molly Brown and Adam Sandler's momma named Helen Boucher? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. This actress was born in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1963. She began her career doing television commercials. Which actress played the characters of a babysitter Chris Parker, a prostitute named Sera and Ralph Macchio's girlfriend named Ali Mills? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. She's named after a town near her birthplace. Which actress played, Lydia Deetz (a goth teenager), Veronica Sawyer and Kim Boggs? She was engaged to a famous actor in the 1990s, who has since played a pirate several times. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This actress was born in New York City in 1949. In 1963, she changed her first name after reading "The Great Gatsby". She's had a long and successful career. Which actress played the characters Ellen Ripley, Dana Barrett and Katharine Parker?

Answer: Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney's birth name was Susan. She played Ellen Ripley in four movies from the original "Alien" (1979-1997) series. She played the ultra-tough battler of evil aliens with acid for blood. Dana Barrett is from the "Ghostbusters" (1984-1989) movies. She plays Bill Murray's significant other.

They tell the story of men who capture ghosts. Katharine Parker is from "Working Girl" (1988), which tells the story of an ambitious secretary.
2. This actress was born in Santa Monica, California in 1958. Early in her career she was known for playing in horror movies. Which actress played the characters Ophelia, Wanda Gershwitz, and Laurie Strode? Her parents both were actors also.

Answer: Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis's parents are Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Ophelia was a prostitute in the comedy "Trading Places" (1983). It tells the story of a fired employee out to get back at his former bosses. Wanda Gershwitz is from the comedy "A Fish Called Wanda" (1988).

It's about a jewel robbery and the aftermath. She played Laurie Strode in the original "Halloween" (1978-2002) movies. They tell the story of Laurie trying to escape her evil killer little brother.
3. This tempremental actress was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1959. She began her career as a model and dancer. Which actress played an army member named Louise Cooper, the replicant Rachael and the dual role of Lt. Lois Einhorn/Ray Finkle? One more hint, "Laces out, Dan!".

Answer: Sean Young

She played a military police woman who befriends Bill Murray and Harold Ramis in "Stripes" (1981). It tells the story of two screwballs who join the army and their many exploits. Rachael was a replicant in "Blade Runner" (1982). A replicant is a bio engineered being, which looks like a real person.

It tells the story of a retired police man who's hired to hunt down three dangerous replicants. She played Lt. Lois Einhorn/Ray Finkle in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" (1984). It tells the story of a pet detective hired to find a missing animal.
4. This actress was born in 1968 in Roseville, California. She began her career on a few television shows. Which actress played the characters, Samantha Baker, Claire Standish and Andie Walsh? She was in a lot of high school comedy movies in the 1980s.

Answer: Molly Ringwald

Samantha Baker was from her break-out role in "Sixteen Candles" (1984). Basically it's about a sixteen year old girl trying to date a slightly older boy. Claire Standish is from "The Breakfast Club" (1985). That movie featured a diverse group of teens in a Saturday detention. "Pretty in Pink" (1986)featured the character Andie Walsh. She's a not so rich girl, who falls for a rich boy.
5. This actress was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1962. She appeared in a television commercial when she was three years old. She appeared on a few television shows before appearing in movies. Which actress played the characters of Iris Steensma, Sarah Tobias and Clarice Starling?

Answer: Jodie Foster

Jodie was in a Coppertone commercial when she was three years old. Iris Steensma was from the movie "Taxi Driver" (1976). It tells the story of a preteen prostitute( played by Foster) and a disturbed taxi cab driver. Sarah Tobias was from the movie "The Accused" (1988), it tells the story of a rape victim and the criminal trial that follows. "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991), featured Clarice Starling.

It tells the story of a young FBI recruit and the search for a serial killer.
6. This actress was born in Wareham, Massachusetts in 1956. She was a window mannequin for a short period of time. She appeared in a few television programs before switching to movies. Which actress played the characters, Barbara Maitland, Thelma Dickinson and Dottie Hinson?

Answer: Geena Davis

Her actual birth name is Virginia Elizabeth Davis. She appeared in episodes of the television shows, "Family Ties", "Knight Rider" and "Remington Steele". Geena played Barbara Maitland in the movie "Beetlejuice" (1988). It tells the story of some ghosts and their adventures.

Thelma is from "Thelma and Louise" (1991), which tells the story of two frustrated women on a road trip. Dottie Hinson is from "A League of Their Own" (1992). It is about an all women baseball league.
7. This actress was born in Weston, Connecticut. She only acted for two years before leaving the industry. She appeared in only four movies from 1978-1980. Two of which are all-time classic comedy movies. Which actress played the characters, Clorette DePasto and Maggie O'Hooligan?

Answer: Sarah Holcomb

She played Clorette Depasto in "Animal House" (1978). It tells the story of the Delta fraternity house. She played a thirteen year old girl messing around with one of the college boys. She worked at the grocery store also, they must have had different labor laws back then.

She was Maggie O'Hooligan in "Caddyshack" (1980). It is about the events that take place at the Bushwood Country Club. She plays Danny Noonan's girlfriend with a thick Irish ascent. Not much is known about what she is doing today.

There are a few rumors out there but I couldn't confirm them.
8. This actress was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1948. She appeared in many television shows and movies. She has also directed shows. Which actress played the characters Annie Wilkes, Molly Brown and Adam Sandler's momma named Helen Boucher?

Answer: Kathy Bates

Annie Wilkes is from "Misery" (1990). She plays an obsessed fan of a famous author. She won an Academy Award for this role. Molly Brown is from the movie "Titanic" (1997). It's about a big ship that crashes into a iceberg. Helen Boucher is from "The Waterboy" (1998). It's about a dim-witted man who plays college football. Helen Boucher thinks a lot of things and people are the devil.
9. This actress was born in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1963. She began her career doing television commercials. Which actress played the characters of a babysitter Chris Parker, a prostitute named Sera and Ralph Macchio's girlfriend named Ali Mills?

Answer: Elisabeth Shue

She appeared in commercials for Burger King, Hellman's mayonnaise, and DeBeers diamonds. Chris Parker was a babysitter in "Adventures in Babysitting" (1987). The movie title pretty much explains the premise. Sera was a Las Vegas prostitute in "Leaving Las Vegas" (1995).

It tells the story of a man trying to drink himself to death and his interaction with Sera. Ali Mills is from the movie "The Karate Kid" (1984). It tells the story of a young man learning karate and entering a tournament.
10. She's named after a town near her birthplace. Which actress played, Lydia Deetz (a goth teenager), Veronica Sawyer and Kim Boggs? She was engaged to a famous actor in the 1990s, who has since played a pirate several times.

Answer: Winona Ryder

Lydia Deetz is from the movie "Beetlejuice" (1988). It tells the story of a ghost couple getting used to being ghosts. Veronica Sawyer is from "Heathers" (1989). It's a dark comedy about high school life. Kim Boggs is from "Edward Scissorhands" (1990). Its main character has scissors for hands and is misunderstood. She was engaged to Johnny Depp in the early 1990s.
Source: Author madasasnake

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