Actors And Theatre Quiz

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Actors And Theatre Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which famous actor played an exhibition tennis match in Mercer Street, Wellington, while visiting New Zealand in 1966? Find the answer in Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Audrey Hepburn

    • B. 

      Charlton Heston

    • C. 

      Brigitte Bardot

  • 2. 
    In 1990 gun enthusiast David Gray killed 13 people in Aramoana. In the 2006 film that told the story of the mass murders, Out of the blue, who was the actor who played Constable Nick Harvey? Watch a clip on Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Karl Urban

    • B. 

      Antony Starr

    • C. 

      Joel Tobeck

  • 3. 
    Karl Urban also played Judge Dredd in the movie of the same title. Which actor was judged Mrs New Zealand in 1989? Find the answer in Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Robyn Malcolm

    • B. 

      Tandi Wright

    • C. 

      Lucy Lawless

  • 4. 
    Xena the warrior princess isn't the only well-known warrior role in New Zealand acting. Which of these actors was cast in Once were warriors? Find the answer in Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Cliff Curtis

    • B. 

      Rawiri Paratene

    • C. 

      Rachel House

  • 5. 
    Cliff Curtis was also cast in The piano, alongside an actor who was to win an Oscar. Who was this? Find the answer in Te Ara. 
    • A. 

      Jane Campion

    • B. 

      Anna Paquin

    • C. 

      Sam Neill

  • 6. 
    A more recent production with Jane Campion and Holly Hunter was Top of the lake, which just won an Australian Logie for Best Television Mini-series. Which New Zealand actor was there to receive the award? Find the answer in Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Robyn Malcolm

    • B. 

      Madeleine Sami

    • C. 

      Loren Taylor

  • 7. 
    Famous Westie Ewen Gilmour works the comedy circuit with contemporary Dai Henwood. Dai has a parent who is a well-known actor, who helped set up Circa Theatre in Wellington. Who is his parent? Find the answer in Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Diane Keaton

    • B. 

      Ray Henwood

    • C. 

      Rachel McKenna

  • 8. 
    Which of the following pairs of people who have long associations with the arts are not parent and child? Find the answer in Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Kate Harcourt and Miranda Harcourt

    • B. 

      Howard Morrison and Temuera Morrison

    • C. 

      Liddy Holloway and Joel Tobeck

  • 9. 
    New Zealand's longest-running hospital drama, Shortland Street has been an incubator for many actors. Which of the following people were not on Shortland Street? Find the answer.
    • A. 

      Temuera Morrison

    • B. 

      Zoƫ Bell

    • C. 

      Rena Owen

  • 10. 
    Before there was Shortland Street, New Zealanders gathered in their living rooms to watch another local television soap opera.  What was it called? Find the answer in Te Ara.
    • A. 

      Country Calendar

    • B. 

      Coronation Street

    • C. 

      Close to home