Quiz about Right Said Fred
Quiz about Right Said Fred

"Right" Said Fred Trivia Quiz


"Right Said Fred" is an English band who gained fame with the song "I'm Too Sexy". This quiz is about other Freds who said interesting things. (The TV shows in this quiz are American TV.) Can you complete these quotes by some well-known Freds?

A multiple-choice quiz by nilknarf710. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
nilknarf710
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
368,884
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
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1. This Fred is a very famous dancer, who once said, about his talent: "I just put my feet in the air and move them around."

Which foot-sure Fred said this?
Hint

Fred Astaire
Fred Berry
Fred Ward
Fred Jones

2. This Fred was known for asking everyone if they wanted to be his neighbor. He once said, "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."

Which friendly Fred is this?
Hint

Fred Finn
Fred Rogers
Fred Penner
Fred King

3. This Fred was an African-American activist, and the president of the Black Panther party in Illinois. He said, "You have to understand that people have to pay the price for peace. You dare to struggle, you dare to win."

Which fanatical Fred was this?
Hint

Fred Sanford
Fred Hampton
Fred Douglass
Fred Kirkland

4. This Fred was known for a show about a father and his sons. The title of the show told us how many sons he had. He also performed in some Disney movies, and was known as a charming and popular leading man. He once said, "A cowboy actor needs two changes of expression - hat on and hat off."

Which fatherly Fred am I talking about?
Hint

Freddie Lincoln
Freddie Forrester
Fred McMurray
Freddie Gunther

5. This Fred was a TV star, in two well-known shows. In one, he was a cop in a comedy; in the other he was a Frankenstein lookalike. He also did some movies, including "My Cousin Vinny". He once said, "I love making puns" - and wrote two children's books which proved it.

Which frightening Fred am I talking about?
Hint

Fred Foster
Fred Gwynne
Fred Green
Fred Fontaine

6. This Fred was a TV star, and we watched him grow up. The title of his first TV show might remind you of an ad for a famous brand of bread. Despite his clean-cut image, he once said, "I think we all have a little dark side we keep under wraps."

Which famous Fred am I talking about?
Hint

Fred Savage
Fred Phillips
Fred Ward
Fred Harris

7. This Fred was not only a TV star (best known for playing a district attorney) but he also gained fame as a politician. He is known for his serious demeanor, and outspoken views on the USA's foreign relations. He once said, "Sometimes you have to build bridges where you can, but also draw lines where you must."

Which forthright Fred am I talking about?
Hint

Fred Morris
Fred Williams
Fred Wayne
Fred Thompson

8. This Fred played the part of a purser on a show about a cruise ship. After his stint on the show, he also gained some fame as a congressman. He once said, "What I really wanted to do was act. Eventually, I split the difference and went into politics."

Which folksy Fred am I talking about?
Hint

Fred Lane
Fred Duncan
Fred Sommers
Fred Grandy

9. This Fred is known as a comic actor, and has appeared in many TV shows and movies, including "Everybody Loves Raymond", "Modern Family", "Waiting for
Guffman" and "American Wedding". He once said, "It's such a pleasure to work in these movies, it's almost like it's not really happening."

Which flexible Fred am I talking about?
Hint

Fred Smith
Fred Wilson
Fred Stevens
Fred Willard

10. This Fred is a recent "graduate" of the "Saturday Night Live" cast, but has moved on to be the bandleader for the new host of a late night talk show. He once said, "Even when I go do comedy stuff live, I can still feel the drummer in me about to go onstage."

Which funny Fred am I talking about?
Hint

Fred Bryant
Fred Bond
Fred Armisen
Fred Phelps


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This Fred is a very famous dancer, who once said, about his talent: "I just put my feet in the air and move them around." Which foot-sure Fred said this?

Answer: Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire's career - on stage and film - lasted over 75 years. He was born Frederick Austerlitz in 1899 - and performed with his sister, Adele, at the age of 7. They performed for many years together, and later Fred performed with other partners. Fred's first movie performance was in 1933, with Joan Crawford in "Dancing Lady". His most famous dance partner was Ginger Rogers.
2. This Fred was known for asking everyone if they wanted to be his neighbor. He once said, "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." Which friendly Fred is this?

Answer: Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers was the host of "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood." He was a Presbyterian minister who began broadcasting his children's show in 1968, because he disliked the then current TV shows for children. His gentle delivery of truth about kindness, tolerance and morality won him many fans, and a Peabody Award.
3. This Fred was an African-American activist, and the president of the Black Panther party in Illinois. He said, "You have to understand that people have to pay the price for peace. You dare to struggle, you dare to win." Which fanatical Fred was this?

Answer: Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton attended Triton Junior College in River Grove, Illinois. He majored in pre-law and used his knowledge of the law to further the cause in which he had come to firmly believe: equal rights for all races. He was active in both the Black Panthers and the NAACP. His activism led to an investigation by the FBI, and he was killed in an FBI arms raid on his apartment.
4. This Fred was known for a show about a father and his sons. The title of the show told us how many sons he had. He also performed in some Disney movies, and was known as a charming and popular leading man. He once said, "A cowboy actor needs two changes of expression - hat on and hat off." Which fatherly Fred am I talking about?

Answer: Fred McMurray

Fred McMurray made over 100 movies. His show business career lasted over 40 years. He was best known as the dad on "My Three Sons" (1960-1972) but also appeared in such movies as "Double Indemnity" (1944),"The Egg and I" (1947), "The Shaggy Dog" (1959) and "The Happiest Millionaire".
5. This Fred was a TV star, in two well-known shows. In one, he was a cop in a comedy; in the other he was a Frankenstein lookalike. He also did some movies, including "My Cousin Vinny". He once said, "I love making puns" - and wrote two children's books which proved it. Which frightening Fred am I talking about?

Answer: Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne was best known as Herman Munster ("The Munsters") and Francis Muldoon ("Car 54, Where Are You?"). He also gained fame in such movies as "My Cousin Vinny" (1992)and "The Cotton Club" (1984). His love of puns led to his writing several children's' books, including "The King Who Rained" and "A Little Pigeon Toad".
6. This Fred was a TV star, and we watched him grow up. The title of his first TV show might remind you of an ad for a famous brand of bread. Despite his clean-cut image, he once said, "I think we all have a little dark side we keep under wraps." Which famous Fred am I talking about?

Answer: Fred Savage

Fred Savage played Kevin Arnold in "The Wonder Years" on TV, between 1988 - 1993, and has done guest spots and given his voice to such animated series as "Family Guy", "Kim Possible" and "Justice League Unlimited". He has also been a director on several Disney Channel shows, as well as his brother Ben's hit, "Boy Meets World".

He has been married to his childhood sweetheart, Jennifer, since 2004.
7. This Fred was not only a TV star (best known for playing a district attorney) but he also gained fame as a politician. He is known for his serious demeanor, and outspoken views on the USA's foreign relations. He once said, "Sometimes you have to build bridges where you can, but also draw lines where you must." Which forthright Fred am I talking about?

Answer: Fred Thompson

Fred Thompson (often billed as Fred Dalton Thompson) has made a name for himself by playing Manhattan's Attorney General Branch on "Law and Order", but has also been a U.S. Senator (from Tennessee) whose influence in Washington stretches back to the Watergate hearings.

He started acting when the story of one of his cases (against Tennessee's former governor Ray Blanton) became a movie, and he was asked to play himself. Thompson unsuccessfully ran for U.S. President in 2007.
8. This Fred played the part of a purser on a show about a cruise ship. After his stint on the show, he also gained some fame as a congressman. He once said, "What I really wanted to do was act. Eventually, I split the difference and went into politics." Which folksy Fred am I talking about?

Answer: Fred Grandy

Fred Grandy gained fame as "Gopher" on TV's "Love Boat" (1977-1986). His first TV role was on "Maude", where he played the boyfriend of Maude's daughter, Carol. Grandy had had political ambitions before his TV stardom, and he parlayed his fame into a successful bid to become a congressman from Iowa, in 1986.

He has since been heard on a radio program in Washington, D.C. He is fluent in Arabic and French.
9. This Fred is known as a comic actor, and has appeared in many TV shows and movies, including "Everybody Loves Raymond", "Modern Family", "Waiting for Guffman" and "American Wedding". He once said, "It's such a pleasure to work in these movies, it's almost like it's not really happening." Which flexible Fred am I talking about?

Answer: Fred Willard

Fred Willard did a tour in the Army, and then began working in "Second City" with Robert Klein. His first was the poorly received "Teenage Mother", but he gained fame as Martin Mull's sidekick on "Fernwood 2-Night". He has become recognized thanks to his work in a series of Christopher Guest films, like "A Mighty Wind" and "This Is Spinal Tap", as well as playing the part of Robert Barone's father-in-law Hank, on "Everybody Loves Raymond".
10. This Fred is a recent "graduate" of the "Saturday Night Live" cast, but has moved on to be the bandleader for the new host of a late night talk show. He once said, "Even when I go do comedy stuff live, I can still feel the drummer in me about to go onstage." Which funny Fred am I talking about?

Answer: Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen was a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" from 2002-2013. He is also co-creator and co-star of IFC's "Portlandia". His first performing job came in 1988, when he joined the band called Trenchmouth. He also played backup to the "Blue Man" Group, in the 1990s. He is currently the band leader on "Late Night With Seth Meyers".
Source: Author nilknarf710

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