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Trivia Quiz - Jean Stapleton


What do you know about the life and career of Jean Stapleton? Now in her late 80s, Jean Stapleton retired in 2001.

Quiz Number: 4523
Date Submitted: June 06, 2012
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Broadway, Television Stars, All in the Family
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 50.8 percent
Times Taken: 92 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Jean Stapleton

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1. What role did Jean Stapleton play on the 1970s situation comedy "All in the Family"?
  A.   Gloria Stivic
  B.   Edith Bunker
  C.   Irene Lorenzo
  D.   Louise Jefferson

2. In 1997, Ms. Stapleton received an honorary degree from a Pennsylvania liberal arts college. What college was it?
  A.   Wilson College
  B.   Bryn Mawr College
  C.   Swarthmore College
  D.   Lycoming College

3. Jean Stapleton starred in the stage version of "Damn Yankees!" and reprised her role in the movie "Damn Yankees!" (1958). What character did she play?
  A.   Doris
  B.   Meg Boyd
  C.   Gloria Thorpe
  D.   Sister Miller

4. Where was Jean Stapleton born and raised?
  A.   Newark, NJ
  B.   Boston, MA
  C.   Philadelphia, PA
  D.   New York City

5. What TV writer and producer saw Jean Stapleton in the Broadway version of "Damn Yankees!" prompting him to ask her about starring in "All in the Family"?
  A.   Norman Lear
  B.   Sherwood Schwartz
  C.   Albert S. Ruddy
  D.   Sidney Sheldon

6. Stapleton was also seen occasionally on the "All in the Family" follow-up series, "Archie Bunker's Place," but asked to be written out of the show after the first season. Why?
  A.   she didn't get along with the director
  B.   she grew tired of the role
  C.   personality conflict with Carroll O'Connor
  D.   she had other commitments on Broadway

7. Jean was married to William Putch for 27 years and had how many children together?
  A.   2
  B.   3
  C.   4
  D.   5

8. In what year did Jean Stapleton win a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series?
  A.   1971
  B.   1972
  C.   1978
  D.   all of the above

9. What role did Ms. Stapleton play in the 1986-87 Broadway revival of "Arsenic and Old Lace"?
  A.   Abby Brewster
  B.   Elaine Harper
  C.   Martha Brewster
  D.   none of the above

10. In 1971, Ms. Stapleton was offered a role in an eventual hit movie but turned it down to work on the pilot of "All in the Family." What movie was it?
  A.   The Wiz
  B.   Saturday Night Fever
  C.   Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  D.   Man of La Mancha


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