Aging Actors: Then And Now Quiz

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Aging Actors: Then And Now Quiz

This is a popular quiz on timeless celebrities who have made a splash on the silver screen through their careers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which actress was married to both Jason Robards and Humphrey Bogart?
    • A. 

      Lauren Bacall

    • B. 

      Sissy Spacek

    • C. 

      Liza Minelli

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Taylor

  • 2. 
    Which Texas-born actress played "Carrie" and the "Coal Miner's Daughter"?
    • A. 

      Sissy Spacek

    • B. 

      Debbie Reynolds

    • C. 

      Joanne Woodward

    • D. 

      Cheryl Ladd

  • 3. 
    Joan Collins spent much of the 1980's playing which wealthy television femme fatale?
    • A. 

      Murphy Brown

    • B. 

      Alexis Carrington

    • C. 

      Sue Ellen Ewing

    • D. 

      Amanda Woodward

  • 4. 
    Joanne Woodward's 50 year marriage to which actor ended with his 2008 death?
    • A. 

      James Dean

    • B. 

      Richard Burton

    • C. 

      Rock Hudson

    • D. 

      Paul Newman

  • 5. 
    Dame Maggie Smith inhabits which role in the "Harry Potter" universe?
    • A. 

      Lily Potter

    • B. 

      Professor Minerva McGonagall

    • C. 

      Hermione Granger

    • D. 

      Argus Filch

  • 6. 
    Jacqueline Bisset played Steve McQueen's girlfriend in which 1968 film?
    • A. 

      Mean Streets

    • B. 

      Bullitt

    • C. 

      Rebel Without a Cause

    • D. 

      The Birds

  • 7. 
    Joan Collins guest starred on a 1966 episode of which sci-fi television show?
    • A. 

      Babylon 5

    • B. 

      Star Trek

    • C. 

      Battlestar Galactica

    • D. 

      Space Ghost

  • 8. 
    How many Emmys did Lucille Ball win?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      8

  • 9. 
    In what year did Grace Kelly marry Rainier III, Prince of Monaco?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1956

    • C. 

      1952

    • D. 

      1978

  • 10. 
    Which actress won the first Golden Globe awarded to a horror film?
    • A. 

      Sally Field

    • B. 

      Kathy Bates

    • C. 

      Jamie Lee Curtis

    • D. 

      Sissy Spacek

  • 11. 
    Sally Field made her acting debut on what short-lived 1950's TV show?
    • A. 

      Dobie Gillis

    • B. 

      Route 666

    • C. 

      The Flying Nun

    • D. 

      Gidget

  • 12. 
    In what year did 10-year old Elizabeth Taylor make her on-screen debut?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      Three

  • 13. 
    Maggie Smith completed the Acting Triple Crown by winning which 2003 award?
    • A. 

      Emmy

    • B. 

      Grammy

    • C. 

      Golden Globe

    • D. 

      Kennedy Center Honor

  • 14. 
    Judy Dench's 1998 Oscar-winning role in which film was onscreen for a mere eight minutes?
    • A. 

      As Good as It Gets

    • B. 

      The Queen

    • C. 

      Sleepless in Seattle

    • D. 

      Shakespeare in Love

  • 15. 
    When did Ellen Burstyn win a Best Actress Oscar for "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"?
    • A. 

      1980

    • B. 

      1970

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1964

  • 16. 
    Blythe Danner is mother to which fellow actress?
    • A. 

      Kat Winslet

    • B. 

      Juliette Binoche

    • C. 

      Nicole Kidman

    • D. 

      Gwyneth Paltrow

  • 17. 
    Which "The Exorcist" actress was born Edna Rae Gillooly?
    • A. 

      Eva Marie Saint

    • B. 

      Linda Blair

    • C. 

      Ellen Burstyn

    • D. 

      Sissy Spacek

  • 18. 
    Which actress has been married to both Ted Danson and Malcolm McDowell?
    • A. 

      Diane Keaton

    • B. 

      Shirley Jones

    • C. 

      Mary Steenburgen

    • D. 

      Candace Bergen

  • 19. 
    Which actress starred opposite Marlon Brando in "On the Waterfront"?
    • A. 

      Eva Marie Saint

    • B. 

      Lauren Bacall

    • C. 

      Grace kelly

    • D. 

      Catherine Deneuve

  • 20. 
    Frances McDormand married which filmmaker, and frequent collaborator, in 1984?
    • A. 

      Harvey Weinstein

    • B. 

      Ethan Coen

    • C. 

      Tim Burton

    • D. 

      Joel Coen

  • 21. 
    Which actress and her father John were the first Oscar winning father-daughter duo?
    • A. 

      Vanessa Redgrave

    • B. 

      Jane Fonda

    • C. 

      Sigourney Weaver

    • D. 

      Hayley Mills

  • 22. 
    Which of Charlie's Angels was the first choice for the female lead in "Kramer vs. Kramer"?
    • A. 

      Meryl Streep

    • B. 

      Cheryl Ladd

    • C. 

      Jaclyn Smith

    • D. 

      Kate Jackson

  • 23. 
    Which actress published her diary, "A l'ombre de moi-meme", in 2005?
    • A. 

      Ann-Margaret

    • B. 

      Sophia Loren

    • C. 

      Catherine Deneuve

    • D. 

      Helen Mirren

  • 24. 
    Debbie Reynold's first role as a dancer was in which 1952 Gene Kelly film?
    • A. 

      An American in Paris

    • B. 

      On the Town

    • C. 

      That's Entertainment!

    • D. 

      Singin' in the Rain

  • 25. 
    Which two sisters were nominated for Best Actress Oscars in 1967?
    • A. 

      Janet and Vivien Leigh

    • B. 

      Mia and Tisa Farrow

    • C. 

      Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave

    • D. 

      Joan Fontaine and Olivia De Havilind