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Quiz about Alien Actor Connections
Quiz about Alien Actor Connections

"Alien" Actor Connections Trivia Quiz


This quiz is about various actors in the films "Alien", "Aliens", "Alien 3" and "Alien Resurrection" and other films they have been in and actors they have worked with.

A multiple-choice quiz by XENOMORPH. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
XENOMORPH
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
99,556
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
9 / 15
Plays
770
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Question 1 of 15
1. Tom Skerritt, who played Captain Dallas in "Alien", was in a 1986 film which also starred Val Kilmer and Anthony Edwards. Name the film.

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 2 of 15
2. Sigourney Weaver, who played Ripley in all the "Alien" films, starred in the 1988 film "Working Girl" with Tippi Hedren's daughter. Who did that actress marry in 1996?

Answer: (First and last name or last name only.)
Question 3 of 15
3. Veronica Cartwright, who played Lambert in "Alien", played the mother of two boys in this 1986 film. Cartwright's character was called Helen Freeman and her sons were David and Jeff. David disappeared and reappeared after eight years. Name the film.

Answer: (Four Words)
Question 4 of 15
4. Harry Dean Stanton, who played Brett in "Alien", was also in which film with Goldie Hawn? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. John Hurt who played Kane in "Alien" starred in the 1980 film "The Elephant Man". Which very famous actor played Dr. Frederick Treves in "Elephant Man"?

Answer: (First and last name or last name only.)
Question 6 of 15
6. Sir Ian Holm played android Ash in "Alien". Which British actress did he marry in 1991? Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. Yaphet Kotto played Parker in "Alien". He has also played a Bond villain called Kananga. Who played Bond in that film? Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. In "Aliens" Lance Henriksen played andriod Bishop and Jenette Goldstein played Pte. Vasquez. These two actors also had a small part in either "Terminator" or "Terminator 2" or both. Which actor was in which film/films? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. Michael Biehn played Corporal Hicks in "Aliens". He also appeared in the 1978 film "Grease".


Question 10 of 15
10. Bill Paxton played Pte Hudson in "Aliens". He had a very small part in a previously mentioned film which also featured either Lance Henriksen or Jenette Goldstein (or both of them!). Name the film.

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 11 of 15
11. In "Alien 3" Paul McGann played Golic. What are the names of his three actor brothers? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. Charles Dance played Clemens in "Alien 3". In which 1993 Arnold Schwarzenegger film did he play a character called Benedict?

Answer: (Three Words)
Question 13 of 15
13. Pete Postlethwaite, who played David in "Alien 3", also appeared in "Jurassic Park".


Question 14 of 15
14. Ron Perlman played Johner in "Alien Resurrection". He was also in the 2001 film "Enemy At The Gates" with Jude Law. In the film "AI", Jude played a robot. What does "AI" stand for?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 15 of 15
15. Brad Dourif plays Dr. Gediman in "Resurrection". What is the name of the character he plays in the second installment of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "The Two Towers"? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Tom Skerritt, who played Captain Dallas in "Alien", was in a 1986 film which also starred Val Kilmer and Anthony Edwards. Name the film.

Answer: Top Gun

Skerritt played Commander Mike Viper Metcalf, Kilmer played Lt Tom Iceman Kazanski and Edwards played Lt Nick Goose Bradshaw. No prizes for knowing Tom Cruise was in it too!
2. Sigourney Weaver, who played Ripley in all the "Alien" films, starred in the 1988 film "Working Girl" with Tippi Hedren's daughter. Who did that actress marry in 1996?

Answer: Antonio Banderas

Tippi Hedren's daughter is, of course, Melanie Griffith. Melanie has a heart tattoo with the name Antonio on one of her arms (either the left or the right one!).
3. Veronica Cartwright, who played Lambert in "Alien", played the mother of two boys in this 1986 film. Cartwright's character was called Helen Freeman and her sons were David and Jeff. David disappeared and reappeared after eight years. Name the film.

Answer: Flight of the Navigator

David was picked up by an alien spacecraft which kept him for eight years. David and the spacecraft became friends and eventually David was transported back in time to the exact moment he was picked up and they all lived happily ever after.
4. Harry Dean Stanton, who played Brett in "Alien", was also in which film with Goldie Hawn?

Answer: Private Benjamin

Stanton played 1st Sgt Jim Ballard in "Private Benjamin". Bruce Willis was in "Death Becomes Her", Kurt Russell was in "Overboard", and Mel Gibson was in "Bird on a Wire".
5. John Hurt who played Kane in "Alien" starred in the 1980 film "The Elephant Man". Which very famous actor played Dr. Frederick Treves in "Elephant Man"?

Answer: Anthony Hopkins

In the film, Hurt played the terribly disfigured John Merrick, who was cruelly nicknamed "Elephant Man". Hopkins' character rescued Merrick from a life of misery in a freak show and gave him a home in the grounds of a London hospital.
6. Sir Ian Holm played android Ash in "Alien". Which British actress did he marry in 1991?

Answer: Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton starred alongside her husband as Homily to his Pod in the 1993 TV series' "The Borrowers" and "The Return of the Borrowers".
7. Yaphet Kotto played Parker in "Alien". He has also played a Bond villain called Kananga. Who played Bond in that film?

Answer: Roger Moore

The film was "Live and Let Die" and the Bond girl was Solitaire played by Jane Seymour.
8. In "Aliens" Lance Henriksen played andriod Bishop and Jenette Goldstein played Pte. Vasquez. These two actors also had a small part in either "Terminator" or "Terminator 2" or both. Which actor was in which film/films?

Answer: Henriksen: "Terminator". Goldstein: "Terminator 2".

Henriksen played Detective Vukovich in "Terminator" and Goldstein played Janelle Voight in "Terminator 2".
9. Michael Biehn played Corporal Hicks in "Aliens". He also appeared in the 1978 film "Grease".

Answer: True

He played a basketball player but was uncredited.
10. Bill Paxton played Pte Hudson in "Aliens". He had a very small part in a previously mentioned film which also featured either Lance Henriksen or Jenette Goldstein (or both of them!). Name the film.

Answer: The Terminator

Paxton played a punk right near the beginning of the film. If I remember correctly, he had blue make-up, possibly to look like tattoos on his face.
11. In "Alien 3" Paul McGann played Golic. What are the names of his three actor brothers?

Answer: Mark, Stephen & Joe

The British born McGann brothers are probably better known as TV actors but have made some films.
12. Charles Dance played Clemens in "Alien 3". In which 1993 Arnold Schwarzenegger film did he play a character called Benedict?

Answer: Last Action Hero

I think this is a tough one because I always thought it was called "The Last Action Hero" until I looked at the video and there is definitely no "The" there!
13. Pete Postlethwaite, who played David in "Alien 3", also appeared in "Jurassic Park".

Answer: False

Postlethwaite actually appeared in "The Lost World" as bounty hunter Roland.
14. Ron Perlman played Johner in "Alien Resurrection". He was also in the 2001 film "Enemy At The Gates" with Jude Law. In the film "AI", Jude played a robot. What does "AI" stand for?

Answer: Artificial Intelligence

Law played a robot called Gigolo Joe in this 2001 film which also starred Haley Joel Osment.
15. Brad Dourif plays Dr. Gediman in "Resurrection". What is the name of the character he plays in the second installment of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "The Two Towers"?

Answer: Grima Wormtongue

In "Resurrection", Dourif plays one of the doctors who extracts the alien queen from inside Ripley.
Source: Author XENOMORPH

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