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1. After having famously portrayed the alien Mork in the hit television series 'Mork and Mindy', Robin Williams finally ventured into the realm of feature films with his 1980 film debut in 'Popeye'. Who starred alongside Robin as Olive Oyl in this Robert Altman directed live-action comedy?
2. In the 1982 film 'The World According to Garp', Robin Williams plays the title character.
3. One of my favorite early Robin Williams' roles was as the quasi-survivalist Donald Quinelle in the 1983 cheeseball classic 'Survivors'. What veteran actor plays Sonny Paluso alongside Williams' Quinelle?
4. Robin Williams does his best Yakov Smirnoff impression in the 1984 film 'Moscow on the Hudson'. What is the name of Robin's Russian defector character in this frequently funny film?
5. Robin Williams has become a familiar face at Oscar ceremonies. For which film did Robin Williams receive his first of several Academy Award nominations?
6. On several occasions, Robin Williams has chosen to use stage names in the credits of various films. One of these instances was for the 1988 madcap romp 'The Adventures of Baron Munchausen', directed by whom?
7. Robin took an entirely dramatic turn in the 1989 film 'Dead Poets Society', and performed strikingly well at that. What is the name of the English teacher he portrays in the film?
8. In 1990, Robin Williams teamed up with Robert De Niro in yet another of his many dramatic performances. What was the name of this film, directed by Penny Marshall and based on the book by Oliver Sacks?
9. My personal favorite Robin Williams performance is in the 1991 film 'The Fisher King'. In this movie, Robin plays a schizophrenic homeless man named Henry Sagan who formerly worked as a professor. What one-word name does Williams go by during this very humanistic film?
10. In which of the following films was Robin Williams teamed up with director Steven Spielberg?
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