Who Is Jack Haley?

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Who Is Jack Haley? - Quiz

Who is Jack Haley? Are you familiar with this familiar face? If you think you know all about Jack, take this quiz and score yourself on how much you know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ok, so who in the world is Jack Haley?

    • A.

      The actor who played "Willy Wonka" in "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"

    • B.

      The actor who played "Dennis" in "Dennis the Menace"

    • C.

      The actor who played the "Tin Man" from "The Wizard of Oz"

    • D.

      The actor who played "Beaver" on "Leave it to Beaver"

    • E.

      The owner of Lassie the dog in "Lassie"

    Correct Answer
    C. The actor who played the "Tin Man" from "The Wizard of Oz"
    Explanation
    Jack Haley is the correct answer because he is the actor who played the character of the "Tin Man" in the classic film "The Wizard of Oz."

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  • 2. 

    What is Jack Haley's REAL birth name?

    • A.

      John Haley

    • B.

      John Joseph Haley

    • C.

      Jack Joseph Haley

    • D.

      John Jack Haley

    • E.

      Jack Haley

    Correct Answer
    B. John Joseph Haley
    Explanation
    Jack Haley's real birth name is John Joseph Haley.

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  • 3. 

    In what year was Mr. Haley born in?

    • A.

      1963

    • B.

      1883

    • C.

      1907

    • D.

      1897

    • E.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    D. 1897
    Explanation
    Mr. Haley was born in 1897.

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  • 4. 

    In his early career, Haley headlined as what?

    • A.

      Singer in plays

    • B.

      Actor in plays

    • C.

      Tap Dancer

    • D.

      Singer on Broadway

    • E.

      Song-and-Dance Comedian

    Correct Answer
    E. Song-and-Dance Comedian
    Explanation
    In his early career, Haley headlined as a song-and-dance comedian. This suggests that he performed comedic acts that involved singing and dancing. This role would require him to have skills in both comedy and performing musical numbers, making him a versatile entertainer.

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  • 5. 

    How did Mr. Haley get the role of the "Tin Man" in "The Wizard of Oz"?

    • A.

      He was the first to audition and they loved him so much they didn't want to see anyone else

    • B.

      The original comedian had an almost fatal allergic reaction to the make-up so he had to be replaced, by Haley

    • C.

      He's related to the director of the movie

    • D.

      He had auditioned for many of the makers movies previously and they were tired of seeing him so they gave him what they thought would be the "least appealing character"

    • E.

      He was supposed to play the lion's part but when the original comedian for the "Tin Man" didn't show up for filming, he had to take that part and let a crew/camera member play the lion's part

    Correct Answer
    B. The original comedian had an almost fatal allergic reaction to the make-up so he had to be replaced, by Haley
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that the original comedian who was supposed to play the role of the "Tin Man" had an allergic reaction to the make-up, which was almost fatal. As a result, he had to be replaced by Mr. Haley. This explanation provides a clear reason for why Mr. Haley got the role in "The Wizard of Oz."

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  • 6. 

    What was Jack's wife's name?

    • A.

      Florence

    • B.

      Fiona

    • C.

      Felicia

    • D.

      Felicity

    • E.

      Farrah

    Correct Answer
    A. Florence
    Explanation
    Jack's wife's name was Florence.

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  • 7. 

    Haley hosted a radio show for two years in the 1930's, which famous actress appeared regularly on his shows?

    • A.

      Jean Harlow

    • B.

      Ava Gardner

    • C.

      Lucille Ball

    • D.

      Judy Garland

    • E.

      Audrey Hepburn

    Correct Answer
    C. Lucille Ball
    Explanation
    Lucille Ball is the correct answer because she was a famous actress who appeared regularly on Haley's radio show in the 1930s. Lucille Ball is known for her iconic role in the TV show "I Love Lucy" and her contributions to comedy.

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  • 8. 

    How many children did Jack and his wife have together?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Two

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    D. Two
    Explanation
    Jack and his wife had two children together.

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  • 9. 

    Jack played in many musical films, what was the film he starred in with Frank Sinatra?

    • A.

      Higher and Higher

    • B.

      Poor Little Rich Girl

    • C.

      Alexander's Ragtime Band

    • D.

      The LogCabin Jamboree

    • E.

      Seven Keys to Baldpate

    Correct Answer
    A. Higher and Higher
    Explanation
    Jack starred in the film "Higher and Higher" with Frank Sinatra.

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  • 10. 

    When Bolger asked Haley "why do you get to pronounce the winner?", Haley replied with what?

    • A.

      "Because I can"

    • B.

      "When your son produces the show, you can pronounce the winner"

    • C.

      "I'm popular, and you're not, that simple"

    • D.

      He didn't respond, he laughed and walked away

    • E.

      "Why should YOU present the winner?"

    Correct Answer
    B. "When your son produces the show, you can pronounce the winner"
    Explanation
    Haley's response suggests that the reason she gets to pronounce the winner is because her son produces the show. This implies that she has some sort of authority or influence over the production of the show, which gives her the privilege to announce the winner.

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