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1. The actor who portrayed Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's 'Lord of the Rings' films is also known as a distinguished theatre actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company and gained an Academy Award nomination for his role in the 1981 film 'Chariots of Fire'. What is his name?
2. The actress who played the character Sofia Curtis in 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' initially came to prominence with her role in the 1990's British TV drama 'House of Elliott'. Can you spot her from the options below?
3. Who is the celebrity chef who starred in the 'Naked Chef' TV series, set up the Fifteen chain of restaurants, and became a prominent campaigner for improved nutritional standards in both British and US schools?
4. Can you name the drummer from the band McFly, who won the 9th series of the British celebrity reality show 'Strictly Come Dancing' in 2011?
5. Which red-headed star had a magical start to his/her acting career when he/she won a key role as a member of the Weasley family in the 'Harry Potter' film series, aged just 11?
6. Which British athlete won the 400m hurdles at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona and followed up the achievement by breaking the world record for that event a year later?
7. Which stand-up comedian is best-known on British TV for playing the lead role in 'Jonathan Creek' and being the permanent panellist on the game show 'QI'?
8. One-half of the pop duo Yazoo went on to have a successful solo career, reaching number one in the UK Album Chart with her first album 'Alf' and number two in the UK Singles Chart with a cover version of 'That Ole Devil Called Love' in 1985. Who is this well-known contralto singer?
9. Which controversial comedian and actor played Flash Harry in the 2007 film 'St Trinian's' and was once married to the American singer Katy Perry?
10. Who is the actress whose roles included Jean Brodie in 1969's 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie', Minerva McGonagall in the 'Harry Potter' film series and the Dowager Countess of Grantham in 'Downton Abbey'?
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