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William Hurt Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    What is the profession of William Hurt's character in the 1996 movie "Michael"?

    • A.

      Tabloid Reporter

    • B.

      Cop

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      Lawyer

    Correct Answer
    A. Tabloid Reporter
    Explanation
    In the 1996 movie "Michael," William Hurt's character is a tabloid reporter. This means that his profession involves working for a sensationalist newspaper or magazine, where he likely writes scandalous and gossip-filled stories. As a tabloid reporter, he would be responsible for seeking out and reporting on sensational stories that would attract readers' attention.

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  • 2. 

    What was the year William Hurt was born?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1941

    • C.

      1935

    • D.

      1959

    Correct Answer
    A. 1950
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1950.

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  • 3. 

    "Michael" and "The Accidental Tourist" featured which actor?

    • A.

      Harvey Keitel

    • B.

      Robin Williams

    • C.

      Nick Nolte

    • D.

      William Hurt

    Correct Answer
    D. William Hurt
    Explanation
    The actor who appeared in both "Michael" and "The Accidental Tourist" is William Hurt.

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  • 4. 

    The film "The Accidental Tourist' starred which actor?

    • A.

      Danny Glover And Whoopi Goldberg

    • B.

      William Hurt And Kathleen Turner

    • C.

      Sam Shepard And Scott Glenn

    • D.

      Burt Lancaster And Susan Sarandon

    Correct Answer
    B. William Hurt And Kathleen Turner
    Explanation
    "The Accidental Tourist" starred William Hurt and Kathleen Turner.

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  • 5. 

    The film "Body Heat' starred which actor?

    • A.

      F. Murray Abraham And Tom Hulce

    • B.

      Sally Field And Danny Glover

    • C.

      Jane Fonda And Anne Bancroft

    • D.

      William Hurt And Kathleen Turner

    Correct Answer
    D. William Hurt And Kathleen Turner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is William Hurt and Kathleen Turner. "Body Heat" is a film that was released in 1981 and starred these two actors in the lead roles. William Hurt played the character of Ned Racine, a lawyer who becomes involved in a dangerous affair, while Kathleen Turner portrayed the character of Matty Walker, a seductive woman who manipulates Ned into committing a crime. The film was a critical and commercial success, and both actors received praise for their performances.

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  • 6. 

    The film "Children of a Lesser God' starred which actor?

    • A.

      Meryl Streep And Kurt Russell

    • B.

      Christian Bale And John Malkovich

    • C.

      William Hurt And Marlee Matlin

    • D.

      Michael Douglas And Glenn Close

    Correct Answer
    C. William Hurt And Marlee Matlin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is William Hurt and Marlee Matlin. "Children of a Lesser God" is a 1986 American romantic drama film directed by Randa Haines. William Hurt played the role of James Leeds, a speech teacher at a school for the deaf, and Marlee Matlin portrayed the character of Sarah Norman, a deaf custodian at the school. Matlin's performance in the film earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the first deaf actress to win the award.

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  • 7. 

    Which actor plays the main character in the 1980 film "Altered States"?

    • A.

      Jeff Goldblum

    • B.

      Marc Singer

    • C.

      William Hurt

    • D.

      Tim Robbins

    Correct Answer
    C. William Hurt
    Explanation
    William Hurt plays the main character in the 1980 film "Altered States".

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  • 8. 

    In which 2001 movie did William Hurt play the character Professor Allen Hobby?

    • A.

      Artificial Intelligence: AI

    • B.

      Independence Day

    • C.

      Joy Ride

    • D.

      The Cell

    Correct Answer
    A. Artificial Intelligence: AI
    Explanation
    William Hurt played the character Professor Allen Hobby in the 2001 movie "Artificial Intelligence: AI".

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  • 9. 

    Who sizzled with William Hurt in "Body Heat"?

    • A.

      Meryl Streep

    • B.

      Cameron Diaz

    • C.

      Jane Fonda

    • D.

      Kathleen Turner

    Correct Answer
    D. Kathleen Turner
    Explanation
    Kathleen Turner is the correct answer because she starred alongside William Hurt in the film "Body Heat."

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  • 10. 

    What movie directed by Lawrence Kasdan starred Geena Davis and William Hurt?

    • A.

      Stigmata

    • B.

      Absolute Power

    • C.

      The Accidental Tourist

    • D.

      The Blair Witch Project

    Correct Answer
    C. The Accidental Tourist
    Explanation
    "The Accidental Tourist" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Lawrence Kasdan that starred Geena Davis and William Hurt. The film is a drama-comedy that tells the story of a travel writer who struggles with personal loss and finds solace in an unexpected relationship. Geena Davis and William Hurt deliver memorable performances in this critically acclaimed film.

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  • 11. 

    For which film did William Hurt win an Oscar?

    • A.

      Kiss Of The Spider Woman

    • B.

      In Old Arizona

    • C.

      Philadelphia

    • D.

      Life Is Beautiful

    Correct Answer
    A. Kiss Of The Spider Woman
    Explanation
    William Hurt won an Oscar for his role in the film "Kiss Of The Spider Woman."

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  • 12. 

    Frank Quinlan and Macon Leary were both characters played by whom?

    • A.

      John Malkovich

    • B.

      Danny DeVito

    • C.

      River Phoenix

    • D.

      William Hurt

    Correct Answer
    D. William Hurt
    Explanation
    Frank Quinlan and Macon Leary were both characters played by William Hurt.

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  • 13. 

    Who starred in the film "Altered States"?

    • A.

      Nicholas Farrell And Nigel Havers

    • B.

      John Getz And Frances McDormand

    • C.

      William Hurt And Blair Brown

    • D.

      Maggie Smith And Helena Bonham Carter

    Correct Answer
    C. William Hurt And Blair Brown
    Explanation
    William Hurt and Blair Brown starred in the film "Altered States".

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