Quiz about Guess Hugh
Quiz about Guess Hugh

Guess "Hugh"? Trivia Quiz


Who's Hugh? Can you guess to which Hugh the clue refers?
This is a renovated/adopted version of an old quiz by author mayjay64

A matching quiz by LeoDaVinci. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
LeoDaVinci
Time
4 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
259,225
Updated
Mar 01 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
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1. English actor who played Dr. Gregory House on "House, MD".  
Hugh McElhenny
2. Wyatt on the 1955-1961 American television series "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp", also in John Wayne's last film, "The Shootist".  
Hugh Dancy
3. Simple, bookshop owner in a certain London district who fell in love with an American actress, also the single Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who falls in love.  
Hugh Jackman
4. Stepfather of former American First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and of Gore Vidal.  
Hugh Beaumont
5. Father of the Beaver on "Leave it to Beaver", also a Methodist minister.  
Hugh O'Brian
6. Star in movies like "Black Hawk Down", "King Arthur", and "Ella Enchanted", also nominated for an Emmy for his role in the miniseries "Elizabeth I".  
Hugh Laurie
7. Player called "The King", had a long and successful halfback career - he was to NFL football what Elvis was to Rock and Roll.  
Hugh Masekela
8. Mutant "Wolverine" and the monster-slaying "Van Helsing", also sang and danced on Broadway when he portrayed the role of the Australian singer/songwriter, Peter Allen.  
Hugh Hefner
9. "Father of South African Jazz", his version of "Grazing in the Grass" hit No. 1 in 1968.  
Hugh Grant
10. Founder of the magazine "Playboy", broke norms with his lifestyle.  
Hugh Auchincloss






Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. English actor who played Dr. Gregory House on "House, MD".

Answer: Hugh Laurie

Born in England, Hugh Laurie was best known for his role on the television series "House" (aka "House, MD"), which debuted in November 2004. Hugh portrayed the pill-popping medical genius, Dr. Gregory House. He started in comedy, working with Stephen Fry as the comedy duo "Fry and Laurie".

He is also a musician and a writer, having published his debut bestselling novel "The Gun Seller" in 1996.
2. Wyatt on the 1955-1961 American television series "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp", also in John Wayne's last film, "The Shootist".

Answer: Hugh O'Brian

Hugh O'Brian was born in Rochester, New York on April 19, 1925. He founded HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership) in 1958. The non-profit group recognized the potential in high school sophomores. Besides a television career that earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a spot in the Western Performers Hall of Fame, Hugh also served in the US Marines during World War II. According to him, he became the USMC's youngest drill sergeant at the age of 17.

When the war ended, O'Brian served in the reserves for a few more years.
3. Simple, bookshop owner in a certain London district who fell in love with an American actress, also the single Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who falls in love.

Answer: Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts starred in the 1999 romantic comedy "Notting Hill". The film turned out to be very popular based on its opening weekend earnings. The British-born actor won a Golden Globe for his role in "Four Weddings and a Funeral". He has been cast in romantic roles pretty often, actually, like in "Love Actually", "About a Boy", "Bridget Jones's Diary", "Two Weeks Notice", and more.

Some non-romantic roles include "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." and "The Gentlemen", while also appearing on the HBO miniseries "The Undoing" in a more thriller-like role.
4. Stepfather of former American First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and of Gore Vidal.

Answer: Hugh Auchincloss

Hugh Dudley Auchincloss was trained as a lawyer and later became a stockbroker, opening a practice which became very successful. His first marriage was to a Russian noblewoman, Maya de Chrapovitsky, and they were married for seven years and had one child.

His second marriage was to Nina S. Vidal, mother of Gore Vidal. Hugh had two children with her as well. He married Janet Lee Bouvier, mother of Jacqueline Kennedy and Lee Radziwill, in 1942. He was the one who gave Jackie away at her wedding to John F. Kennedy in 1953.

They also had two children together and they remained married until Hugh's death in 1976.
5. Father of the Beaver on "Leave it to Beaver", also a Methodist minister.

Answer: Hugh Beaumont

Hugh Beaumont portrayed the role of Ward Cleaver, the father in the television series "Leave It to Beaver" from 1957 to 1963. During the filming of the show, his mother-in-law and his son were in a car accident, killing the former and injuring the latter.

This incident really affected him and caused him to give a lackluster performance in the third season of the show. He was not only a TV actor, he was also a TV director and an ordained Methodist minister. Mr. Beaumont died in 1982 of a heart attack.
6. Star in movies like "Black Hawk Down", "King Arthur", and "Ella Enchanted", also nominated for an Emmy for his role in the miniseries "Elizabeth I".

Answer: Hugh Dancy

Hugh Dancy is an English actor who was born on June 19, 1975 in Stroke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. He graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English Literature and Language while also pursuing his passion in stage acting. His break in show biz was in the second series of the English show "Trial & Retribution".

Besides movies and television, Hugh Dancy also conquered the stage and was on Broadway's "Journey's End".
7. Player called "The King", had a long and successful halfback career - he was to NFL football what Elvis was to Rock and Roll.

Answer: Hugh McElhenny

Born Hugh Edward McElhenny, Jr., he was the 9th overall pick in the 1952 NFL Draft. He played for the San Francisco 49ers, the Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants and the Detroit Lions. He was recognized as the 1952 season's top rookie by a unanimous vote.

As a member of the 49ers, he was part of their famous "Million Dollar Backfield" and was a very successful starter. However, the top prize of the NFL, the Super Bowl, eluded him, as the 49ers never could quite make it to the final game.
8. Mutant "Wolverine" and the monster-slaying "Van Helsing", also sang and danced on Broadway when he portrayed the role of the Australian singer/songwriter, Peter Allen.

Answer: Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman is an Australian Hollywood actor who started his career in theater and television. He really showed off his singing, dancing, and acting prowess in the 2003-2004 Broadway musical "The Boy from Oz". He even won a Tony Award for "Best Leading Actor in a Musical" for that role. Jackman was also known for his role as the mutant Wolverine/Logan in the movie "X-Men" (2000) and its sequels.

His role as Jean Valjean in "Les MisÚrables" earned him his first Academy Award nomination.
9. "Father of South African Jazz", his version of "Grazing in the Grass" hit No. 1 in 1968.

Answer: Hugh Masekela

Hugh Ramapolo Masekela was a South African musician who became known as "the Father of South African Jazz". He was the singer, played flugelhorn, and cornet, and was a very talented composer as well. He was also a very good trumpeter whose version of "Grazing in the Grass" became a number-1 hit in 1968 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

He fled South Africa in 1960 when the apartheid government banned gatherings of more than ten people. He first moved to London, then to the United States, where he had a lot of success.

He passed away in 2018 from prostate cancer.
10. Founder of the magazine "Playboy", broke norms with his lifestyle.

Answer: Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 9, 1926. He founded the magazine "Playboy" in 1953, putting his savings (up to that point in life) along with some seed money from investors, including his mother. Often referred to as "Hef", Mr. Hefner graduated from the University of Illinois in 1949. He had a degree in psychology and he minored in creative writing and art.
Source: Author LeoDaVinci

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