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Trivia Quiz - Fred MacMurray: Versatile Actor

How much do you know about the versatile actor, Fred MacMurray?

Quiz Number: 2838
Date Submitted: September 19, 2008
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Television Stars, My Three Sons
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 62.8 percent
Times Taken: 120 times
Taken by Registered Users: 13
Quiz is about: Fred MacMurray

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Fred MacMurray Versatile Actor
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1. One of Fred MacMurray's first major film roles was in "The Gilded Lily" (1935) co-starring Claudette Colbert. What was the occupation of MacMurray's character, Peter Dawes?
  A.   lawyer
  B.   police officer
  C.   private investigator
  D.   newspaper reporter

2. In which of the following films was Carole Lombard NOT Fred MacMurray's leading lady?
  A.   Alice Adams (1935)
  B.   Hands Across the Table (1935)
  C.   The Princess Comes Across (1936)
  D.   True Confession (1937)

3. In 1944, Fred played the role of Walter Neff, an insurance salesman who plots with a greedy wife to murder her husband. The film was called "Double Indemnity." Who was MacMurray's leading lady in the film?
  A.   Katharine Hepburn
  B.   Barbara Stanwyck
  C.   Marlene Dietrich
  D.   Paulette Goddard

4. MacMurray was a staunch supporter of what poliical party?
  A.   Republican Party
  B.   Democratic Party
  C.   Libertarian Party
  D.   Green Party

5. What character did Fred MacMurray play in the 1960 film "The Apartment"?
  A.   C.C. 'Bud' Baxter
  B.   Jeff D. Sheldrake
  C.   Joe Dobisch
  D.   Al Kirkeby

6. The 1960s saw MacMurray star in the popular TV sitcom "My Three Sons," which ran for 12 seasons. What was Fred's character's name in the series?
  A.   Steve Raymond
  B.   Steve Jamison
  C.   Steve Douglas
  D.   Steve Roberts

7. In which of the following 1960's Disney films did Fred MacMurray NOT star?
  A.   The Love Bug (1968)
  B.   Son of Flubber (1963)
  C.   The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
  D.   The Shaggy Dog (1959)

8. MacMurray was considered to be one of the most frugal actors in the business. He would usually bring a brown bag lunch to work. Often times, the brown bag would contain what?
  A.   a sandwich
  B.   a banana
  C.   a hard-boiled egg
  D.   an apple

9. In 1966, Fred MacMurray starred in a movie in which he portrayed a Boy Scout leader. What was the name of the movie?
  A.   Let's Have Fun, Boys!
  B.   All Boys Welcome!
  C.   This Way, Boys!
  D.   Follow Me, Boys!

10. In 1939, artist C. C. Beck used MacMurray as the initial model for what Fawcett Comics' superhero character?
  A.   Batman
  B.   Captain Marvel
  C.   Captain Midnight
  D.   Phantom Eagle®   

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