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Trivia Quiz - Buddy Ebsen: Dancer, Actor & Humanitarian


I love Buddy Ebsen! From the silver screen to being a terrific dancer, Buddy always made me smile. He was a great humanitarian and best of all, my favorite hillbilly, Jed Clampett! Great Buddy Ebsen trivia!

Quiz Number: 504
Date Submitted: April 19, 2006
Quiz Categories: Television Stars, Dancers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 41 percent
Times Taken: 370 times
Taken by Registered Users: 25
Quiz is about: Buddy Ebsen

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1. In 1939, Buddy was originally cast as what character in "The Wizard of Oz?" He never played the part because he was forced to leave the set due to health issues.
  A.   The Scarecrow
  B.   The Tin Man
  C.   The Cowardly Lion
  D.   The Wizard

2. Buddy first became a best-selling author at what age?
  A.   93
  B.   58
  C.   91
  D.   75

3. Buddy's father insisted that he do what as a young boy, helping in great measure to launch his career?
  A.   Work as a delivery boy at the local movie theatre
  B.   Take acting lessons
  C.   Sing in his church choir
  D.   Take dancing lessons

4. The creator of "The Beverly Hillbillies" saw Buddy in what movie, inspiring him to ask Buddy if he was interested in playing the part of family patriarch, Jed Clampett?
  A.   Breakfast at Tiffany's
  B.   The Interns
  C.   Northwest Passage
  D.   Between Heaven and Hell

5. Buddy was the father of how many children?
  A.   3
  B.   4
  C.   6
  D.   8

6. Buddy wanted to become a doctor and took premedical courses at Rollins College and the University of Florida. What influential person in his life pushed him into show business?
  A.   His mother
  B.   His Father
  C.   His Sister
  D.   The Family Pastor

7. Buddy wrote 6 plays. How many of them were produced?
  A.   3
  B.   4
  C.   5
  D.   6

8. Buddy's autobiography is entitled:
  A.   Memoirs of J.D. Clampett
  B.   The Other Side of Oz
  C.   Let's Play it Again!
  D.   Hillbilly Hollerin'

9. In 1984, Buddy campaigned against which former co-star from "The Beverly Hillbillies?" (this person was running for a seat in the Ninth Congressional District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives)
  A.   Donna Douglas
  B.   Max Baer
  C.   Nancy Kulp
  D.   Raymond Bailey

10. In his later years, Buddy created a web site to sell primarily what online?
  A.   His paintings
  B.   His books
  C.   His movies on DVD
  D.   His memoirs


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