How Well Do You Know Neil Patrick Harris?

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The star of stage and screen has won the hearts of millions, and he is changing minds and lives as one of the first openly gay Hollywood celebs. How well do you know the man behind the "legen. . . . . Dary"?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    True or False: Neil Patrick Harris's middle name is actually Paul.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Neil Patrick Harris's middle name is not actually Paul.

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  • 2. 

    In which state was NPH born?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Connecticut

    • C.

      Illinois

    • D.

      New Mexico

    Correct Answer
    D. New Mexico
    Explanation
    NPH, or Neil Patrick Harris, was born in New Mexico.

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  • 3. 

    NPH's parents ran a restaurant for a number of years (though it is now closed) in his hometown. What was it called?

    • A.

      Doogie's Diner

    • B.

      NPH

    • C.

      Perennials

    • D.

      Legendary Grill

    Correct Answer
    C. Perennials
  • 4. 

    For what did NPH earn his first Golden Globe nomination?

    • A.

      Clara's Heart

    • B.

      Doogie Howser, M.D.

    • C.

      The 65 Annual Tony Awards

    • D.

      How I Met Your Mother

    Correct Answer
    A. Clara's Heart
    Explanation
    NPH earned his first Golden Globe nomination for his role in the film "Clara's Heart".

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  • 5. 

    In the sci-fi action film Starship Troopers, Harris's character had what unique ability?

    • A.

      He was part cyborg

    • B.

      He was psychic

    • C.

      He was impervious to pain

    • D.

      He could fly

    Correct Answer
    B. He was psychic
    Explanation
    In the sci-fi action film Starship Troopers, Harris's character had the unique ability of being psychic. This means that he possessed extrasensory perception abilities, allowing him to perceive information through means other than the five physical senses. This ability could have been used to predict events, read minds, or communicate telepathically with others.

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  • 6. 

    True or False: Harris starred in the feature film adaptation of the Garfield comics.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Harris did not star in the feature film adaptation of the Garfield comics.

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  • 7. 

    Harris starred opposite Tony Shaloub in the sitcom Stark _____ Mad.

    Correct Answer
    raving
    Explanation
    In the sitcom "Stark Raving Mad," Harris starred alongside Tony Shaloub.

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  • 8. 

    In Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, which character did Harris play?

    • A.

      Captain Awesome

    • B.

      Captain Hammer

    • C.

      Dr. Horrible

    • D.

      Captain Underpants

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Horrible
    Explanation
    In Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Harris played the character of Dr. Horrible.

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  • 9. 

    Harris has won three Primetime Emmys (so far). For which of the below has he NOT taken home the award?

    • A.

      The 63rd Annual Tony Awards

    • B.

      How I Met Your Mother

    • C.

      The 65th Annual Tony Awards

    • D.

      Glee

    Correct Answer
    B. How I Met Your Mother
    Explanation
    Neil Patrick Harris has won three Primetime Emmys, but "How I Met Your Mother" is not one of the awards he has taken home. This implies that Harris has won Primetime Emmys for his involvement in "The 63rd Annual Tony Awards," "The 65th Annual Tony Awards," and "Glee," but not for his role in "How I Met Your Mother."

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  • 10. 

    While speaking on The Howard Stern Show, Harris once said, "She's like the coolest, nicest chick ever. She's an absolute catch, and I thought if I'm not going to feel the super sparks with her, then it probably means that I'm gay." About whom was he speaking?

    • A.

      Jennifer Aniston

    • B.

      Christine Taylor

    • C.

      Gwyneth Paltrow

    • D.

      Jenna Elfman

    Correct Answer
    B. Christine Taylor
    Explanation
    Harris was speaking about Christine Taylor. He described her as the "coolest, nicest chick ever" and considered her an "absolute catch." He also mentioned that if he didn't feel strong romantic attraction towards her, it might indicate that he is gay.

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  • 11. 

    To which of the following animated projects did Harris NOT lend his vocal talents?

    • A.

      The Lorax

    • B.

      Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    • C.

      Family Guy

    • D.

      Cats & Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

    Correct Answer
    A. The Lorax
    Explanation
    Harris did not lend his vocal talents to "The Lorax."

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  • 12. 

    True or False: Doogie Howser, M.D. ended with Doogie finally marrying his sweetheart, Wanda.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Doogie Howser, M.D. did not end with Doogie marrying his sweetheart, Wanda. In the final episode of the show, Doogie decides to break up with Wanda because he feels that he needs to focus on his career and personal growth. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 13. 

    In which film did Harris co-star alongside Shelley Winters?

    • A.

      Clara's Heart

    • B.

      The Proposition

    • C.

      Animal Room

    • D.

      Purple People Eater

    Correct Answer
    D. Purple People Eater
    Explanation
    Harris co-starred alongside Shelley Winters in the film "Purple People Eater".

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  • 14. 

    In which of the Harold and Kumar films did NPH get shot after branding a prostitute?

    • A.

      Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle

    • B.

      Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

    • C.

      A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas

    Correct Answer
    B. Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
    Explanation
    In the film "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay," NPH (Neil Patrick Harris) gets shot after branding a prostitute. This event occurs as part of the storyline in the movie, where NPH's character is involved in various misadventures along with Harold and Kumar.

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  • 15. 

    Harris recently joined the likes of Patti LuPone, Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer and Christina Hendricks for a staged reading of which beloved musical?

    Correct Answer
    Company
    Explanation
    Harris recently joined the likes of Patti LuPone, Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer, and Christina Hendricks for a staged reading of the beloved musical "Company."

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  • 16. 

    Harris co-starred alongside Madonna in which film?

    • A.

      Who's That Girl?

    • B.

      Dick Tracy

    • C.

      Evita

    • D.

      The Next Best Thing

    Correct Answer
    D. The Next Best Thing
  • 17. 

    Harris appeared in a popular ad campaign in which he played himself as a "TV doctor". What was the product?

    • A.

      Burger King

    • B.

      Old Spice

    • C.

      Orbit Gum

    • D.

      Kayak

    Correct Answer
    B. Old Spice
    Explanation
    Harris appeared in a popular ad campaign as a "TV doctor" and the correct answer is Old Spice. Old Spice is a brand of male grooming products, including deodorant, body wash, and aftershave. The ad campaign featuring Harris as a "TV doctor" was a humorous and memorable way to promote Old Spice products to the target audience.

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  • 18. 

    In what year was NPH born?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    C. 1973
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1973 because it is the only option that matches the birth year of NPH.

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  • 19. 

    True or False: To date, Harris has hosted The Tony Awards three times.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Harris has hosted The Tony Awards three times, indicating that he has been chosen as the host for this prestigious event on three separate occasions.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the below is NOT the name of one of the members of Harris's adorable family?

    • A.

      David

    • B.

      Dahlia

    • C.

      Gideon

    • D.

      Harper

    Correct Answer
    B. Dahlia
    Explanation
    The name "Dahlia" is not mentioned as one of the members of Harris's adorable family. The other three names, David, Gideon, and Harper, are given as options for the name of one of the members.

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