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Trivia Quiz - Garry Shandling: Standup Comic and Writer

This man is so self depricating, and very funny.

Quiz Number: 3204
Date Submitted: September 13, 2009
Quiz Categories: Comedians
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: phonerec
Average Score: 58.2 percent
Times Taken: 33 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Garry Shandling

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Garry Shandling Standup Comic and Writer
(Image Source: Garry Shandling @ Wikimedia Commons)

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1. Garry Shandling was born into what faith?
  A.   Catholic
  B.   Jewish
  C.   Protostant
  D.   Buddism

2. Garry had an older brother who died from what illness?
  A.   Cystic Fibrosis
  B.   Diabetes
  C.   Heart Disease
  D.   SIDS

3. In what subject did Garry complete his college education?
  A.   Mathmatics
  B.   Drama
  C.   History
  D.   Marketing

4. Garry sold his first script to what TV show?
  A.   The Partridge Family
  B.   Welcome Back Kotter
  C.   The Jeffersons
  D.   Sanford and Son

5. Garry Shandling was in an accident that put him in intensive care. What kind of accident?
  A.   car
  B.   boating
  C.   small plane
  D.   hit and run

6. In the 80's Garry converted to what religion?
  A.   Catholic
  B.   Buddism
  C.   Born again Christian
  D.   Hindu

7. Garry was a frequent guest host for what late night talk show?
  A.   Late Show with David Letterman
  B.   Late Late show with Craig Kilborn
  C.   The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson
  D.   The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

8. Between 1987 and 1994 Garry lived with a frequent co-star. Who was she?
  A.   Gilda Radner
  B.   Molly Brown
  C.   Blair Brown
  D.   Linda Doucett

9. Where did Garry perform his first stand up routine?
  A.   The Comedy Store
  B.   The Laff Factory
  C.   Grins and Giggles
  D.   Funny People

10. What was the mock behind-the-scenes talk show sitcom in which Garry starred from 1992 to 1998?
  A.   The Larry Sanders Show
  B.   It's The Garry Shandling Show
  C.   The Sander Sanderson Show
  D.   The Shandling Hour®   

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