Aging Actresses Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    In what year did Doris Day star in the movie Pillow Talk?

    • A.

      1957

    • B.

      1958

    • C.

      1959

    • D.

      1956

    Correct Answer
    C. 1959
    Explanation
    Doris Day starred in the movie Pillow Talk in 1959.

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  • 2. 

    Elizabeth Taylor was born in which city?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Moscow

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    D. London
    Explanation
    Elizabeth Taylor was born in London.

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  • 3. 

    Which actress competed on the 11th season of "Dancing With the Stars"?

    • A.

      Florence Henderson

    • B.

      Cloris Leachman

    • C.

      Shirley Jones

    • D.

      Diane Keaton

    Correct Answer
    A. Florence Henderson
    Explanation
    Florence Henderson competed on the 11th season of "Dancing With the Stars."

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  • 4. 

    Which actress was the first nine-time Emmy winner?

    • A.

      Meryl Streep

    • B.

      Judy Dench

    • C.

      Elizabeth Taylor

    • D.

      Cloris Leachman

    Correct Answer
    D. Cloris Leachman
    Explanation
    Cloris Leachman is the correct answer because she was the first actress to win nine Emmy Awards. Meryl Streep, Judy Dench, and Elizabeth Taylor are all acclaimed actresses, but they have not won as many Emmy Awards as Cloris Leachman.

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  • 5. 

    Which actress was the first to receive six Oscar nominations after the age of 60?

    • A.

      Kathy Bates

    • B.

      Vanessa Redgrave

    • C.

      Judy Dench

    • D.

      Elizabeth Taylor

    Correct Answer
    C. Judy Dench
    Explanation
    Judy Dench is the correct answer because she was the first actress to receive six Oscar nominations after the age of 60. Dench has had a successful career in both film and theater, and she has been recognized for her talent with numerous awards and nominations. Her notable roles include Queen Victoria in "Mrs. Brown" and "Victoria & Abdul," for which she received Oscar nominations. Dench's achievements and longevity in the industry make her the correct choice for this question.

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  • 6. 

    Every year, Barbra Streisand celebrates their shared with which actress?

    • A.

      Eva Marie Saint

    • B.

      Carrie Fisher

    • C.

      Shirley McLaine

    • D.

      Helen Mirren

    Correct Answer
    C. Shirley McLaine
    Explanation
    Barbra Streisand celebrates her shared birthday with Shirley McLaine every year.

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  • 7. 

    Which actress was Miss Chicago in the 1946 Miss America pageant?

    • A.

      Ann-Margaret

    • B.

      Catherine Deneuve

    • C.

      Julie Andrews

    • D.

      Cloris Leachman

    Correct Answer
    D. Cloris Leachman
    Explanation
    Cloris Leachman was the actress who was Miss Chicago in the 1946 Miss America pageant.

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  • 8. 

    In what country was the actress Ann-Margaret born?

    • A.

      Sweden

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Great Britain

    Correct Answer
    A. Sweden
    Explanation
    Ann-Margaret was born in Sweden.

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  • 9. 

    Which actress presented Paul McCartney with his 1990 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award?

    • A.

      Meryl Streep

    • B.

      Ellen Burstyn

    • C.

      Blythe Danner

    • D.

      Vanessa Redgrave

    Correct Answer
    A. Meryl Streep
    Explanation
    Meryl Streep presented Paul McCartney with his 1990 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. This suggests that she had a close relationship or connection with McCartney, or that she was chosen specifically for this honor. It also implies that Streep is highly respected in the industry and recognized for her contributions to the music world.

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  • 10. 

    Which actress is the mother of fellow actresses Natasha Richardson and Joely Richardson?

    • A.

      Ellen Burstyn

    • B.

      Vanessa Redgrave

    • C.

      Lauren Bacall

    • D.

      Maggie Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Vanessa Redgrave
    Explanation
    Vanessa Redgrave is the correct answer because she is the mother of both Natasha Richardson and Joely Richardson. Vanessa Redgrave is an accomplished actress herself, known for her performances in films such as "Julia" and "Howards End". Her daughters, Natasha and Joely, have also followed in her footsteps and become successful actresses in their own right.

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  • 11. 

    Which actress, nicknamed "The Look", was born Betty Joan Perske?

    • A.

      Meryl Streep

    • B.

      Maggie Smith

    • C.

      Debbie Reynolds

    • D.

      Lauren Bacall

    Correct Answer
    D. Lauren Bacall
    Explanation
    Lauren Bacall, born Betty Joan Perske, was an actress nicknamed "The Look". She was known for her sultry voice and smoldering gaze, which earned her the nickname. Bacall had a successful career in Hollywood, starring in films such as "To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep". She was admired for her beauty and talent, making her a prominent figure in the film industry.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the first woman to host "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson"?

    • A.

      Lynn Redgrave

    • B.

      Betty White

    • C.

      Elizabeth Taylor

    • D.

      Florence Henderson

    Correct Answer
    D. Florence Henderson
    Explanation
    Florence Henderson was the first woman to host "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson". She made history by becoming the first female guest host on the show in 1962. Henderson was a talented actress and singer, best known for her role as Carol Brady on the popular sitcom "The Brady Bunch". Her appearance on "The Tonight Show" showcased her versatility and paved the way for future female hosts on the show.

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  • 13. 

    Which future actress and sex symbol's childhood nickname was "The Stick"?

    • A.

      Sophia Loren

    • B.

      Jane Fonda

    • C.

      Elizabeth Taylor

    • D.

      Ann-Margaret

    Correct Answer
    A. Sophia Loren
    Explanation
    Sophia Loren, the correct answer, was given the childhood nickname "The Stick." This suggests that she was thin or slender during her childhood. Sophia Loren went on to become a famous actress and sex symbol, known for her beauty and talent.

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  • 14. 

    Which character did Eva Marie Saint in "North by Northwest"?

    • A.

      Eve Kendall

    • B.

      Frances Stevens

    • C.

      Lila Crane

    • D.

      Madeleine Elster

    Correct Answer
    A. Eve Kendall
    Explanation
    Eva Marie Saint played the character of Eve Kendall in the film "North by Northwest".

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  • 15. 

    What is actress Raquel Welch's birth name?

    • A.

      Jo Raquel Wells

    • B.

      Jo Raquel Hirsch

    • C.

      Jo Raquel Parker

    • D.

      Jo Raquel Tejada

    Correct Answer
    D. Jo Raquel Tejada
    Explanation
    Raquel Welch's birth name is Jo Raquel Tejada.

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  • 16. 

    For which actress did actor Eddie Fisher leave Debbie Reynolds in 1959?

    • A.

      Elizabeth Taylor

    • B.

      Eva Marie Saint

    • C.

      Sophia Loren

    • D.

      Catherine Deneuve

    Correct Answer
    A. Elizabeth Taylor
    Explanation
    In 1959, actor Eddie Fisher left his wife Debbie Reynolds for actress Elizabeth Taylor. This was a highly publicized and scandalous affair at the time. Eddie Fisher and Elizabeth Taylor had started an affair while filming the movie "Butterfield 8" and eventually got married after Eddie divorced Debbie Reynolds. The relationship between Eddie Fisher and Elizabeth Taylor was widely covered by the media and caused a lot of controversy in Hollywood.

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  • 17. 

    Which actress' father, a former NBC executive, created "Today" and "The Tonight Show"?

    • A.

      Blythe Danner

    • B.

      Vanessa Redgrave

    • C.

      Sigourney Weaver

    • D.

      Hayley Mills

    Correct Answer
    C. Sigourney Weaver
    Explanation
    Sigourney Weaver's father, Sylvester "Pat" Weaver, was a former NBC executive who is credited with creating popular television shows such as "Today" and "The Tonight Show". This makes her the correct answer to the question.

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  • 18. 

    Who gave Mary Elizabeth Spacek her nickname "Sissy"?

    • A.

      Her mother

    • B.

      Her coach

    • C.

      Her daughter

    • D.

      Her Brothers

    Correct Answer
    D. Her Brothers
    Explanation
    Mary Elizabeth Spacek was given the nickname "Sissy" by her brothers.

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