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Trivia Quiz - Henry Fonda: Enduring Actor

What do you know about Henry Fonda, actor, patriot and father to Jane Fonda and Peter Fonda?

Quiz Number: 3331
Date Submitted: February 15, 2010
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Broadway
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 59.3 percent
Times Taken: 91 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11
Quiz is about: Henry Fonda

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1. In his early acting career, Henry Fonda lived in New York City. Who was his roommate?
  A.   Jimmy Stewart
  B.   Tyrone Power
  C.   Randolph Scott
  D.   William Powell

2. Henry Fonda's first silver screen appearance was in what 1935 movie?
  A.   Way Down East
  B.   The Farmer Takes a Wife
  C.   I Dream Too Much
  D.   Spendthrift

3. In 1936, Fonda starred with Fred MacMurray and Sylvia Sidney in the first Technicolor movie filmed outdoors. What was the name of the movie?
  A.   Drums Along the Mohawk
  B.   Jesse James
  C.   The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
  D.   Blockade

4. Fonda's first Academy Award nomination came from his work in what 1940 movie?
  A.   My Darling Clementine
  B.   The Ox-Bow Incident
  C.   Young Mr. Lincoln
  D.   The Grapes of Wrath

5. Fonda'a acting career was temporarily put on hold with the advent of World War II. In what branch of the military was Fonda enlisted during World War II?
  A.   Army
  B.   Navy
  C.   Marines
  D.   Air Force

6. In 1948, Fonda won a Tony Award for his role in what Broadway production?
  A.   Sundown Beach
  B.   Point of No Return
  C.   The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
  D.   Mister Roberts

7. What juror number was Henry Fonda's character, Mr. Davis, in the 1957 film, "12 Angry Men"?
  A.   juror #4
  B.   juror #6
  C.   juror #8
  D.   juror #12

8. In which of the following movies did Henry Fonda NOT appear with his best friend, Jimmy Stewart?
  A.   On Our Merry Way (1948)
  B.   Firecreek (1967)
  C.   The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
  D.   Midway (1976)

9. What was the personality of the character that Fonda played in the 1968 movie "Once Upon a Time in the West"?
  A.   a psychotic killer
  B.   a hermit
  C.   a drunk
  D.   a drug addict

10. Henry Fonda finally won his only Academy Award in 1981 for his performance in what movie?
  A.   Meteor
  B.   Gideon's Trumpet
  C.   On Golden Pond
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