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Trivia Quiz - Gene Hackman

What do you know about Gene Hackman?

Quiz Number: 4195
Date Submitted: December 16, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Movie & TV Directors, Producers & Writers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 60.9 percent
Times Taken: 69 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Gene Hackman

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1. What role did Gene Hackman play in the 1974 classic film, "Young Frankenstein"?
  A.   the Monster
  B.   Dr. Frederick Frankenstein
  C.   Inspector Kemp
  D.   Harold, The Blind Man

2. Early in his career, Hackman studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse where he and a classmate were voted "Least likely to succeed." Who was his classmate?
  A.   Robert Reed
  B.   Dustin Hoffman
  C.   Richard Dreyfuss
  D.   Robert Duvall

3. Gene Hackman has been nominated for several Academy Awards. Which movie was his first win?
  A.   Bonnie & Clyde (1967)
  B.   The French Connection (1971)
  C.   I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
  D.   The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

4. In the "Superman" movie series, Mr. Hackman has several times reprised the same role of what character?
  A.   Perry White
  B.   Jor-El
  C.   Jonathan Kent
  D.   Lex Luther

5. Gene Hackman was offered the lead role in one of the following 1970s disaster/suspense movies and turned it down. Which one?
  A.   Jaws (1975)
  B.   Airport 1975 (1975)
  C.   The Towering Inferno (1974)
  D.   Halloween (1978)

6. Gene is a big fan of what competitive sport?
  A.   auto racing
  B.   motocross
  C.   sailing
  D.   snowmobile racing

7. What role did Mr.Hackman play in the 1988 film, "Mississippi Burning"?
  A.   Deputy Clinton Pell
  B.   Agent Alan Ward
  C.   Agent Rupert Anderson
  D.   Sheriff Ray Stuckey

8. For his role in what movie did Gene Hackman win his second Academy Award?
  A.   The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
  B.   The Birdcage (1996)
  C.   Unforgiven (1991)
  D.   Mississippi Burning (1988)

9. Gene Hackman is a big fan of what NFL Football team?
  A.   Miami Dolphins
  B.   Jacksonville Jaguars
  C.   Oakland Raiders
  D.   San Diego Chargers

10. Gene Hackman has appeared in three films adapted from novels by John Grisham. Which of the following was not one of them?
  A.   The Pelican Brief (1993)
  B.   The Firm (1993)
  C.   The Chamber (1996)
  D.   Runaway Jury (2003)®   

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