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Quiz about Seasoned Veterans
Quiz about Seasoned Veterans

Seasoned Veterans Trivia Quiz


This quiz is about ten seasoned veterans of television, stars of the small screen who have appeared in a number of shows over the years. The questions will ask about their TV work, as well as their film roles and personal lives.

A multiple-choice quiz by kaddarsgirl. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
kaddarsgirl
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
363,357
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
2838
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 50 (7/10), Hayes1953 (6/10), Guest 73 (10/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Seth Green has a lot of success on TV. He is the creator and voice-star of "Robot Chicken" and he voices Chris Griffin on "Family Guy". He has played major roles in shows such as "Greg the Bunny", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Dads", not to mention his countless guest roles in other series. He has also been in many movies. In what movie did a young Seth Green play Patrick Dempsey's younger brother? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Mark Harmon has graced our screens as Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs in both the long-running "NCIS" and its forerunner "JAG". He has played doctors in both "St Elsewhere" and "Chicago Hope", but in which TV movie did he appear as a handsome serial killer? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. David Duchovny rose to fame playing Fox Mulder on "The X-Files" from 1993 to 2002. After that, he found more fame on TV playing a much different character, Hank Moody on "Californication". Duchovny has also appeared on game shows as a celebrity contestant. Did he win the million dollars on a celebrity edition of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire"?


Question 4 of 10
4. Noah Wyle's longest TV series run was on the medical drama "ER", where he played the charismatic Dr. John Carter. He has also appeared on the mini-series "To Appomattox" and as Tom Mason in "Falling Skies". In addition to his television roles, Wyle has appeared in a number of movies. In 1994, which gallant role did Wyle play in the Arthurian made-for-TV movie "Guinevere"? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. This actor is known for starring in many television series. Foremost among these are "Once and Again", as Eli Sammler, "ER", where he played a doctor, and "Nikita", as the main love interest of the title character. Who was this man? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Canadian actor Michael J. Fox has starred in both TV and movies, including the "Back to the Future" trilogy of films, and as Alex P. Keaton in "Family Ties". Forced to leave his role in "Spin City" for health reasons in 2000, he came back in 2013 with a new self-titled sitcom which does not attempt to hide his condition. What disease is he battling? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Bryan Cranston is known for playing the timid, sometimes irresponsible dad Hal on "Malcolm in the Middle" and for starring as Walter White in "Breaking Bad". Before either of these shows, however, he had a recurring role in the hit sitcom "Seinfeld". Who did he play on "Seinfeld"? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. This star of "The Big Bang Theory" has appeared in recurring roles on a variety of TV shows including "Charmed", "6Teen", "Brandy & Mr. Whiskers", and "Ladies Man". From 2002 until 2005 she appeared as Bridget Hennessy, the eldest daughter of Cate (Katey Sagal) and Paul Hennessy (John Ritter), on "8 Simple Rules" . Who is this beautiful actress? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Whether flying around Hawaii as "Magnum P.I.", dating Monica in "Friends" or keeping New York safe in "Blue Bloods", Tom Selleck has become a fixture on our television screens. His career has also included many movie performances over the years. Which of these was set in Japan? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Sarah Michelle Gellar starred in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" for seven seasons. She returned to a starring role on TV in "Ringer" in 2011 and "The Crazy Ones" in 2013. She has starred in several films. She met the man she married in 2002 during the filming of one of her movies, and has appeared alongside him in other movies as well. Who did she marry? Hint



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Most Recent Scores
Apr 15 2024 : Guest 50: 7/10
Apr 13 2024 : Hayes1953: 6/10
Apr 09 2024 : Guest 73: 10/10
Apr 02 2024 : Guest 68: 7/10
Apr 02 2024 : Guest 156: 8/10
Apr 01 2024 : Guest 99: 8/10
Mar 30 2024 : Guest 110: 5/10
Mar 30 2024 : Dizart: 6/10
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Seth Green has a lot of success on TV. He is the creator and voice-star of "Robot Chicken" and he voices Chris Griffin on "Family Guy". He has played major roles in shows such as "Greg the Bunny", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Dads", not to mention his countless guest roles in other series. He has also been in many movies. In what movie did a young Seth Green play Patrick Dempsey's younger brother?

Answer: Can't Buy Me Love

Seth played Chuck Miller in 1987's "Can't Buy Me Love", which featured future "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey as Ronald Miller. In the film, nerdy Ronald paid a pretty, popular girl $1000 to pretend to go out with him and make him seem cool.

Seth Green's other film roles include the "Austin Powers" trilogy, in which he played Dr. Evil's son, "Can't Hardly Wait", "Rat Race" and "Without a Paddle". He did also appear in "My Stepmother Is an Alien", alongside his future "Buffy" screen-mate, Alyson Hannigan.

(Question by guitargoddess.)
2. Mark Harmon has graced our screens as Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs in both the long-running "NCIS" and its forerunner "JAG". He has played doctors in both "St Elsewhere" and "Chicago Hope", but in which TV movie did he appear as a handsome serial killer?

Answer: The Deliberate Stranger

The 1986 production cast Harmon as Ted Bundy, a real-life killer who used his charm and good looks to prey on young women.

Harmon married Pam Dawber (Mindy of "Mork and Mindy") in 1987, and they have two children. The elder, Sean, has played the young Jethro Gibbs in several episodes of "NCIS".

(Question by spanishliz.)
3. David Duchovny rose to fame playing Fox Mulder on "The X-Files" from 1993 to 2002. After that, he found more fame on TV playing a much different character, Hank Moody on "Californication". Duchovny has also appeared on game shows as a celebrity contestant. Did he win the million dollars on a celebrity edition of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire"?

Answer: No

David Duchovny appeared as celebrity contestant on "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire", playing for charity of course, in 2000. He made it all the way to $500,000 question but answered it incorrectly and ended up with a total winnings of $32,000. He has also appeared on celebrity editions of "Jeopardy!", playing for charity.

He has won awards for his work both on "The X-Files" and "Californication", including Best Actor Golden Globes for both. He has had guest roles in other TV series, including "Sex and the City" and "Life with Bonnie", as well as minor roles in several films (and of course starring roles in "The X-Files" movies).

(Question by guitargoddess.)
4. Noah Wyle's longest TV series run was on the medical drama "ER", where he played the charismatic Dr. John Carter. He has also appeared on the mini-series "To Appomattox" and as Tom Mason in "Falling Skies". In addition to his television roles, Wyle has appeared in a number of movies. In 1994, which gallant role did Wyle play in the Arthurian made-for-TV movie "Guinevere"?

Answer: Lancelot

Noah Wyle starred as Lancelot alongside Sheryl Lee as Guinevere and Sean Patrick Flanery as King Arthur. While acting on "ER", Wyle made a guest appearance as Dr. Jeffrey Rosen on "Friends" in the two-part episode "The One with Two Parts" in 1995.

One of six children, Wyle pursued a career in acting from a young age, performing on stage in high school productions and at Northwestern University. Wyle's first screen role was an uncredited part in the 1985 film "Lust in the Dust" when he was 14 years old.

(Question by kaddarsgirl.)
5. This actor is known for starring in many television series. Foremost among these are "Once and Again", as Eli Sammler, "ER", where he played a doctor, and "Nikita", as the main love interest of the title character. Who was this man?

Answer: Shane West

"Once and Again" was West's first major television role. He played Eli Sammler, the son of one of the main characters, who was also a main character in his own right. The role was his breakthrough as a TV actor, and he was nominated for TV Choice Actor of Drama.

Shane West joined "ER" as Doctor Ray Barnett, and stayed on for two seasons, and some other episodes.

In 2010, Shane signed on for the role of Michael in the CW's TV series "Nikita". For that role as Nikita's mentor and love interest, West won TV Choice Actor for Action at the Teen Choice Awards.

(Question by Mariamir.)
6. Canadian actor Michael J. Fox has starred in both TV and movies, including the "Back to the Future" trilogy of films, and as Alex P. Keaton in "Family Ties". Forced to leave his role in "Spin City" for health reasons in 2000, he came back in 2013 with a new self-titled sitcom which does not attempt to hide his condition. What disease is he battling?

Answer: Parkinson's

The first episode of "The Michael J. Fox Show" has a cop asking his character for an autograph because "My uncle has Alzheimer's", and Michael pointing out that he actually has Parkinson's. Michael's comeback began with dramatic guest appearances in series like "Rescue Me", for which he won an Emmy and "The Good Wife", for which he was thrice Emmy-nominated.

(Question by spanishliz.)
7. Bryan Cranston is known for playing the timid, sometimes irresponsible dad Hal on "Malcolm in the Middle" and for starring as Walter White in "Breaking Bad". Before either of these shows, however, he had a recurring role in the hit sitcom "Seinfeld". Who did he play on "Seinfeld"?

Answer: Tim Whatley, Jerry's dentist

Bryan Cranston appeared as Tim Whatley in several "Seinfeld" episodes from 1994 to 1997. Some of the storylines his character was involved in included Jerry's paranoia that Tim and his dental hygenist were doing inappropriate things to him while he was under anesthesia, Jerry being offended when Whatley converted to Judaism and began telling Jewish jokes, and re-gifting a label maker that Elaine gave him.

Cranston also had a recurring role on the sitcom "The King of Queens", on which he played the Heffernans' strange and annoying neighbour, Tim Sacksky. His role on "Malcolm in the Middle", starting in 2000, was his first starring role, though he had made countless minor TV and film appearances prior to it.

(Question by guitargoddess.)
8. This star of "The Big Bang Theory" has appeared in recurring roles on a variety of TV shows including "Charmed", "6Teen", "Brandy & Mr. Whiskers", and "Ladies Man". From 2002 until 2005 she appeared as Bridget Hennessy, the eldest daughter of Cate (Katey Sagal) and Paul Hennessy (John Ritter), on "8 Simple Rules" . Who is this beautiful actress?

Answer: Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco was born in 1985, and started working as a model and actress from the age of 6. Her first role was for a made-for-TV movie "Quicksand: No Escape" (1992). She has made many TV guest appearances and played several starring roles in television and movies ever since. On "The Big Bang Theory" she played Penny, the neighbor of two brilliant physicists who work at Cal Tech in Pasadena, California.

Cuoco's "The Big Bang Theory" co-stars Mayim Bialik (Amy) and Johnny Galecki (Leonard) are also veterans of television in their own right. Bialik played the title character of "Blossom" in the early 1990s, and Galecki starred with Sara Gilbert (Leslie) on the show "Roseanne" in the 1990s. Melissa Rauch also appears on "The Big Bang Theory" as Bernadette, a brilliant microbiologist.

(Question by kaddarsgirl.)
9. Whether flying around Hawaii as "Magnum P.I.", dating Monica in "Friends" or keeping New York safe in "Blue Bloods", Tom Selleck has become a fixture on our television screens. His career has also included many movie performances over the years. Which of these was set in Japan?

Answer: Mr Baseball

In "Mr Baseball" (1992) Selleck plays an aging baseball player who goes to Japan to try to extend his career, and has trouble fitting in. He also appeared in the other three listed movies, which were set in Australia, England and the USA. Overlapping his role as police commissioner Frank Reagan in "Blue Bloods" are several appearances as Jesse Stone in a series of TV movies based on the Robert B. Parker character.

(Question by spanishliz.)
10. Sarah Michelle Gellar starred in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" for seven seasons. She returned to a starring role on TV in "Ringer" in 2011 and "The Crazy Ones" in 2013. She has starred in several films. She met the man she married in 2002 during the filming of one of her movies, and has appeared alongside him in other movies as well. Who did she marry?

Answer: Freddie Prinze, Jr.

Sarah Michelle Gellar married Freddie Prinze, Jr. in 2002. They met on the set of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" in 1997. They played two of the main four roles in the movie; Gellar starred as Helen and Prinze as Ray. They later starred as Fred and Daphne in the movie version of "Scooby-Doo" (2002) and its 2004 sequel, "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed".

Though she continues to use Gellar as her professional name, she legally changed her surname to Prinze in 2007. The couple also have children, Charlotte born in 2009 and Rocky born in 2012.

(Question by guitargoddess.)
Source: Author kaddarsgirl

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