Celebrity Trivia Quiz E13Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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What was one of American actress and former fashion model Denise Richards' first film roles?
a. The voice of Moses in 'Prince of Egypt'
b. A mannequin in 'Big'
c. A model in 'Sirens'
d. A Cindy Crawford look-a-like in 'Loaded Weapon 1'
A Cindy Crawford look-a-like in 'Loaded Weapon 1' - Released by National Lampoon, Loaded Weapon 1 parodies the first three Lethal Weapon films.
Alfred Hitchcock was known for making cameos in his own films. In how many of the films that he directed, did he appear?
39 - Short cameos became one of Hitchcock's signatures.
What were the first names of the Brothers Grimm?
a. Hans and Josef
b. Jakob and Wilhelm
c. Johann and Karl
d. Max and Moritz
Jakob and Wilhelm - The Walt Disney films 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' and 'Sleeping Beauty' were adapted from stories originally published by the Brothers Grimm.
In August 1999, the trouble-prone actor Robert Downey Jr. was sentenced to how many years in jail for a probation violation?
a. Three years
b. Two years
c. Four years
d. One year
Three years - Robert currently tops the Forbes list of 'Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actors'.
Who played the guitar on Elvis Presley's recording of the song "Guitar Man"?
a. Elvis Presley
b. Chet Atkins
c. Jerry Reed
d. Roy Clark
Jerry Reed - A country music star, Jerry Reed also appeared in more than a dozen films.
Which of the following famous singers is the seventh son of a seventh son?
a. Andy Williams
b. Frank Sinatra
c. Julius LaRosa
d. Perry Como
Perry Como - Perry received the 'Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award' in 2002.
Better known as Marilyn Monroe, where was actress Norma Jeane Mortenson born on June 1, 1926?
a. Lincoln, Nebraska
b. Des Moines, Iowa
c. Los Angeles, California
d. Boise, Idaho
Los Angeles, California - Marilyn was ranked as the sixth-greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute in 1999.
On March 20th 1999, Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones completed the world's first successful uninterrupted balloon flight around the globe. How long did the flight last?
a. Just short of 40 days
b. Just short of 30 days
c. Just short of 20 days
d. Just short of 10 days
Just short of 20 days - They took off from Switzerland and landed in Egypt.
How old was singer and drummer Karen Carpenter of "The Carpenters" when she died on February 4, 1983?
32 - Suffering from anorexia nervosa, Karen died of heart failure.
How are Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty related?
b. Brother and Sister
c. Uncle and Niece
d. Husband and Wife
Brother and Sister - MacLaine won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1984 movie 'Terms of Endearment'.
Ellen DeGeneres came out publicly as a lesbian in an appearance on which TV talk show?
a. Dr. Phil
b. The Tonight Show
c. Larry King Live
d. The Oprah Winfrey Show
The Oprah Winfrey Show - Ellen replaced Paula Abdul as a judge for the ninth season of American Idol.
Which NHL all-star had the most points for the 2012-2013 season?
a. Steven Stamkos
b. Alex Ovechkin
c. Sidney Crosby
d. Martin St. Louis
Martin St. Louis - A shortened season, Martin had a total of 60 points (17 goals, 43 assists).
Which American musician and singer was born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr?
a. Paul Stanley
b. Alice Cooper
c. Elton John
d. Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi - In addition to his music career, Bon Jovi has had starring roles in several movies.
Which well-known American actor played Theo Huxtable's friend, Smitty, on the Cosby Show in the late 1980s?
a. Dan Aykroyd
b. Chevy Chase
c. John Belushi
d. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler - Adam was hired as a writer for Saturday Night Live in 1990.
In 1988, Boxer Mike Tyson became the lineal champion when he knocked out whom after 91 seconds?
a. Michael Spinks
b. Evander Holyfield
c. Larry Holmes
d. Buster Mathis Jr.
Michael Spinks - On July 1991, Tyson was arrested for the rape of 18-year-old Desiree Washington. Later convicted, he spent three years in jail.
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