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Trivia Quiz - Laurence Olivier: Gentleman Actor


What do you know about the gentleman actor, Laurence Olivier?

Quiz Number: 3831
Date Submitted: February 06, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Broadway
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 66.2 percent
Times Taken: 78 times
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Quiz is about: Laurence Olivier

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1. Laurence Olivier was a native of what country?
  A.   France
  B.   England
  C.   USA
  D.   Belgium

2. What was the first film, adapted from a Shakespearean play, in which Laurence Olivier starred?
  A.   As You Like It
  B.   Hamlet
  C.   Henry V
  D.   Othello

3. Which of the following women was never married to Laurence Olivier?
  A.   Joan Plowright
  B.   Vivien Leigh
  C.   Jill Esmond
  D.   Clair Bloom

4. For his role is what film did Laurence Olivier win two Academy Awards?
  A.   Pride and Prejudice (1940)
  B.   Wuthering Heights (1939)
  C.   Hamlet (1940)
  D.   Spartacus (1960)

5. Who was Laurence Olivier's leading lady in the 1940 film, "Rebecca"?
  A.   Joan Fontaine
  B.   Vivien Leigh
  C.   Greer Garson
  D.   Gloria Swanson

6. Considered one of the great orators of the 20th century, Laurence Olivier delivered an address at the inauguration of what U.S. president?
  A.   John F. Kennedy
  B.   Dwight D. Eisenhower
  C.   Harry Truman
  D.   Richard Nixon

7. What role did Laurence Olivier play in the 1981 film, "Clash of the Titans"?
  A.   Thallo
  B.   Ammon
  C.   Perseus
  D.   Zeus

8. At the 1985 Academy Award presentation for Best Movie, what did Laurence Olivier neglect to do?
  A.   announce the winner
  B.   present the trophy
  C.   announce the nominees
  D.   shake hands with the winners

9. Even with his noble titles, Laurence Olivier refused to carry on a conversation with anyone who wouldn't address him as what?
  A.   Tex
  B.   Bud
  C.   Ollie
  D.   Larry

10. What was the name of Laurence Olivier's 1985 autobiography?
  A.   My Life on The Stage
  B.   Confessions of an Actor
  C.   Just Me, That's All
  D.   Olivier on Olivier


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