Quiz about The Right Kind of Support
Quiz about The Right Kind of Support

The Right Kind of Support Trivia Quiz


These movie stars won at least one Oscar for their supporting roles in movies. Can you identify them with the other clues given?

A multiple-choice quiz by Saleo. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Saleo
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
358,133
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
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Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
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1. This Puerto Rican actor was born in 1967. He has been in a movie that weighed 21 grams and was feared and loathed in Las Vegas. He has been called one of the usual suspects. He won an Oscar for his supporting role in a movie that stars Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas. Who is this actor? Hint

Jean Dujardin
Javier Bardem
Benicio del Toro
Roberto Benigni

2. This American actor was born 1943. He has delivered a monologue as a captain from the Vietnam War. He has been the father of a conman and also starred in a musical about hairspray. He won an Oscar for a movie that he starred in alongside Robert DeNiro and Meryl Streep. Who is this actor? Hint

Christopher Walken
Robert Redford
Dustin Hoffman
Al Pacino

3. This French actress was born in 1964. She has been a chocolate maker. She has had a relationship with both father and son in one of her movies and has been a nurse in another. She won an Oscar for movie in which she starred alongside Ralph Fiennes. Who is this actress? Hint

Juliette Binoche
Marion Cotillard
Miranda Richardson
Rachel Weisz

4. This American actor was born in 1943. He has been a boxer's brother and a thief who tried to steal from a kid who is home alone. He tried successfully to be his cousin's lawyer in a movie. He won an Oscar for his supporting role in a film that starred Robert DeNiro alongside him. Who is this actor? Hint

John Cazale
Joe Pesci
John Travolta
Ryan O'Neal

5. This American actress was born in 1970. She has been a drug addict who would go to extremes for a hit and has been the wife to a former college football player. She won an Oscar for a movie in which she starred alongside Russell Crowe. Who is this actress? Hint

Jennifer Hudson
Marcia Gay Harden
Jennifer Connelly
Kate Hudson

6. This Australian actress was born in 1969. She has been a queen. She has been an elf and also a scandalous teacher. She won an Oscar for her performance in the movie that also starred Alan Alda and Leonardo Dicaprio. Who is this actress? Hint

Kate Winslet
Cate Blanchett
Helen Mirren
Amy Adams

7. This actor was one of the few to win a posthumous Oscar for his supporting role in a movie that starred Christian Bale and Morgan Freeman. He has been to a mountain on a horse. He has been on a horse again trying to be a knight and he was once in the clothes of Casanova for a movie. He was born in 1979 and was Australian. Who was this actor? Hint

Jake Gyllenhaal
Heath Ledger
Joaquin Phoenix
Andrew Garfield

8. This American actress was born in 1982. She has been a princess, a rodeo rider, the employee of a horrible boss and a Parkinson's patient. She won an Oscar for her role in a musical opposite Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. Who is this actress? Hint

Penelope Cruz
Jennifer Hudson
Catherine Zeta Jones
Anne Hathaway

9. This American actress was born in 1964. She has been a stripper who got involved with a wrestler and in another movie, her boyfriend got shot down by her ex-boyfriend. She won an Oscar for a movie which also starred Joe Pesci. Who is this actress? Hint

Melissa Leo
Kim Basinger
Marisa Tomei
Sharon Stone

10. This actor has Scottish origin and was born in 1930. He has been part of a league of extraordinary gentleman and has rubbed shoulders with Indiana Jones. He has walked in the shoes of James Bond. His supporting role won him an Oscar for the movie in which he starred alongside Kevin Costner.
Who is he?
Hint

Sean Penn
Sean Connery
Tim Roth
Timothy Hutton


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This Puerto Rican actor was born in 1967. He has been in a movie that weighed 21 grams and was feared and loathed in Las Vegas. He has been called one of the usual suspects. He won an Oscar for his supporting role in a movie that stars Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas. Who is this actor?

Answer: Benicio del Toro

Benicio del Toro, a Puerto Rican actor, won the supporting actor Oscar for his performance in the movie 'Traffic' which was directed by Stephen Soderbergh. He starred as officer Javier Rodriguez in this movie about drug trafficking, alongside Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta Jones and Don Cheadle.

He has appeared in movies such as 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' alongside Johnny Depp and in '21 Grams' alongside Naomi Watts. He appeared in 'The Usual Suspects' directed by Bryan Singer alongside Kevin Spacey.
2. This American actor was born 1943. He has delivered a monologue as a captain from the Vietnam War. He has been the father of a conman and also starred in a musical about hairspray. He won an Oscar for a movie that he starred in alongside Robert DeNiro and Meryl Streep. Who is this actor?

Answer: Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken is an American actor who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Nikanor "Nick" Chevotarevich, a soldier in the Vietnam war in the movie 'The Deer Hunter'. This movie was directed by Michael Cimino and starred Robert DeNiro and Meryl Streep.

He has starred in a lot of movies, like Steven Spielberg's 'Catch Me If You Can', in which he played the father of a conman portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio and Woody Allen's 'Annie Hall'. He also had a monologue in Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction', in which he played a captain from the Vietnam war and he starred opposite John Travolta in 'Hairspray', a musical.
3. This French actress was born in 1964. She has been a chocolate maker. She has had a relationship with both father and son in one of her movies and has been a nurse in another. She won an Oscar for movie in which she starred alongside Ralph Fiennes. Who is this actress?

Answer: Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche, a French actress, won an Oscar for her role in the movie 'The English Patient', which was directed by Anthony Minghella and starred Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas. She was a nurse in this movie. She has also appeared opposite Johnny Depp in 'Chocolat' as a chocolate maker, opposite Jude Law in 'Breaking and Entering' and opposite Jeremy Irons in 'Damage', in which she had relationships with a father and his son.

She won a Cesar Award for her role in the movie 'Three Colors: Blue'.
4. This American actor was born in 1943. He has been a boxer's brother and a thief who tried to steal from a kid who is home alone. He tried successfully to be his cousin's lawyer in a movie. He won an Oscar for his supporting role in a film that starred Robert DeNiro alongside him. Who is this actor?

Answer: Joe Pesci

Joe Pesci, an American actor and comedian, won an Oscar for his portrayal of Tommy DeVito in the Martin Scorsese movie 'Goodfellas'. He has also acted in movies such as 'My Cousin Vinny' in which he played a lawyer and in 'Home Alone' he played a thief who tried to break into a house with a kid who was trapped at home, alone.

He also played the brother of boxer LaMotta in the movie 'Raging Bull' which is considered a classic.
5. This American actress was born in 1970. She has been a drug addict who would go to extremes for a hit and has been the wife to a former college football player. She won an Oscar for a movie in which she starred alongside Russell Crowe. Who is this actress?

Answer: Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly is an American actress who won an Oscar for the movie 'A Beautiful Mind' directed by Ron Howard and starring Russell Crowe. She played the wife to Crowe's character - John Nash, an eccentric mathematician. She also appeared in Darren Aronofsky's 'Requiem for a Dream' in which she played the drug addict and in 'Little Children' alongside Kate Winslet and Patrick Wilson.

She played the wife to a college football player. She has acted in other films such as 'House of Sand and Fog' and 'Blood Diamond' alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.
6. This Australian actress was born in 1969. She has been a queen. She has been an elf and also a scandalous teacher. She won an Oscar for her performance in the movie that also starred Alan Alda and Leonardo Dicaprio. Who is this actress?

Answer: Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress who won a supporting Oscar for her role as Katharine Hepburn in the movie 'The Aviator' which was directed by Martin Scorsese and starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Alan Alda and Kate Beckinsale. It was about the life of Howard Hughes.

She has also appeared in Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy as Galadriel, an elf. She acted in other movies such as 'Elizabeth' as Queen Elizabeth. She got more Oscar nominations for her performance in the movies 'Notes on a Scandal' in which she played a scandalous teacher and 'I'm Not There'.
7. This actor was one of the few to win a posthumous Oscar for his supporting role in a movie that starred Christian Bale and Morgan Freeman. He has been to a mountain on a horse. He has been on a horse again trying to be a knight and he was once in the clothes of Casanova for a movie. He was born in 1979 and was Australian. Who was this actor?

Answer: Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger was an Australian actor who posthumously won a supporting Oscar for his role in the Christopher Nolan movie 'The Dark Knight'. He played the role of Joker, the main antagonist to the movie's main character Batman, played by Christian Bale.

He also acted in other movies such as 'Monster's Ball, 'A Knight's Tale' as a masquerading knight and 'Casanova'. He got his first Best Actor nomination for the Ang Lee movie 'Brokeback Mountain', in which he starred opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. He played a cowboy in this movie.

The actor passed away in 2008.
8. This American actress was born in 1982. She has been a princess, a rodeo rider, the employee of a horrible boss and a Parkinson's patient. She won an Oscar for her role in a musical opposite Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. Who is this actress?

Answer: Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway is an American actress who won an Oscar for her performance in the movie 'Les MisÚrables' which was directed by Tom Hooper and also starred Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. It was based on Victor Hugo's work and she starred as Fantine. She has also appeared in other movies such as 'The Princess Diaries' opposite Julie Andrews and in 'Brokeback Mountain' opposite Heath Ledger.

She starred as a Parkinson's patient in 'Love & Other Drugs' opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She starred opposite Meryl Streep in the movie 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

She got an Oscar nomination for Lead actress for her performance in the movie 'Rachel Getting Married'.
9. This American actress was born in 1964. She has been a stripper who got involved with a wrestler and in another movie, her boyfriend got shot down by her ex-boyfriend. She won an Oscar for a movie which also starred Joe Pesci. Who is this actress?

Answer: Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei is an American actress who won an Oscar for her performance opposite Joe Pesci in the comedy 'My Cousin Vinny'. She played the loud mouthed girlfriend to Joe Pesci's character, who
was a lawyer. She has also received Oscar nominations for her role in movies such as 'In the Bedroom', opposite Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson and for 'The Wrestler', opposite Mickey Rourke, directed by Darren Aronofsky. Her other movies include 'Before the Devil Knows You're Dead', opposite Ethan Hawke and 'Crazy, Stupid, Love', opposite Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
10. This actor has Scottish origin and was born in 1930. He has been part of a league of extraordinary gentleman and has rubbed shoulders with Indiana Jones. He has walked in the shoes of James Bond. His supporting role won him an Oscar for the movie in which he starred alongside Kevin Costner. Who is he?

Answer: Sean Connery

Sean Connery, a Scottish actor is most famous for his role as James Bond in movies such as 'Goldfinger', 'Dr. No' and 'Diamonds are Forever'. He won the supporting actor Oscar for the movie 'The Untouchables' in which he starred alongside Kevin Costner and Robert DeNiro.

His role in the movie was that of Jimmy Malone, who was an officer of the law who participated in the mission to stop Al Capone. Some of his other movies include 'League of Extraordinary Gentlemen', 'The Hunt for Red October' and 'Marnie'.

He also starred in 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'.
Source: Author Saleo

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