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Trivia Quiz - Wilford Brimley: Enduring American Actor

What do you know about the career of Wilford Brimley?

Quiz Number: 3232
Date Submitted: October 08, 2009
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: 0zero0
Average Score: 49.7 percent
Times Taken: 29 times
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Quiz is about: Wilford Brimley

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1. Where was Wilford Brimley born?
  A.   Virginia
  B.   California
  C.   Utah
  D.   Texas

2. In 1979, Wilford Brimley began working to raise awareness of what disease?
  A.   heart disease
  B.   diabetes
  C.   prostate cancer
  D.   leukemia

3. Wilford Brimley was actively opposed to the banning of cockfighting in what state?
  A.   Louisiana
  B.   Texas
  C.   Arizona
  D.   New Mexico

4. Before becoming a successful actor, Wilford Brimley worked as a ranch hand, wrangler, blacksmith and as a bodyguard for what famous person?
  A.   Richard Widmark
  B.   Gary Cooper
  C.   Howard Hughes
  D.   Frank Sinatra

5. What actor/friend urged Wilford Brimley to begin acting as an extra in westerns and as a stuntman?
  A.   Robert Redford
  B.   Paul Newman
  C.   Robert Duvall
  D.   Jackie Gleason

6. In what horror film, directed by John Carpenter, did Wilford Brimley have a role?
  A.   The Thing
  B.   Halloween
  C.   The Fog
  D.   Christine

7. On what 1986 TV drama series did Wilford Brimley star as a grandfather?
  A.   The Waltons
  B.   Family Matters
  C.   Our House
  D.   Growing Pains

8. Wilford Brimley played a bad guy in what 1993 film based on a novel by John Grisham?
  A.   Brubaker
  B.   The Firm
  C.   10 to Midnight
  D.   Country

9. In the 1960's, before Wilford Brimley became a well known actor, he was known by what name?
  A.   Anthony (Tony) Brimley
  B.   Robert (Bob) Brimley
  C.   Chester (Chet) Brimley
  D.   Philip (Phil) Brimley

10. In which film did Wilford Brimley play a character named James A. Wells, U.S. Attorney General?
  A.   10 to Midnight
  B.   Tender Mercies
  C.   The Electric Horseman
  D.   Absence of Malice®   

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