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Trivia Quiz - Abe Vigoda: Timeless Actor

A few notes on Abe Vigoda, a talented, versatile and enduring actor.

Quiz Number: 4483
Date Submitted: May 13, 2012
Quiz Categories: Drama Movies, Television Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Average Score: 77.4 percent
Times Taken: 78 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Abe Vigoda

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Abe Vigoda Timeless Actor
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1. Abe Vigoda is probably best remembered as Sgt. Fish on what popular 70's tv show?
  A.   Hawaii Five-O
  B.   Barney Miller
  C.   Cannon
  D.   Ironside

2. Vigoda played a character named "Sal" Tessio in a classic film made in 1972. What was it?
  A.   Deliverance
  B.   The Valachi Papers
  C.   The Godfather
  D.   The Poseidon Adventure

3. Vigoda was the star of his own sitcom from February 1977 through June 1978. What was it called?
  A.   Mixed Relations
  B.   My Family
  C.   Abe
  D.   Fish

4. Florence Stanley played the part of his wife on Vigoda's own show. What was her character's name?
  A.   Bernice
  B.   Betty
  C.   Betsy
  D.   Billie

5. Todd Bridges, who played one of Vigoda's foster children on his sitcom, was famous for being a co-star of what other 70's show?
  A.   The Facts of Life
  B.   Diff'rent Strokes
  C.   All in the Family
  D.   Eight is Enough

6. Which popular magazine erroneously reported Vigoda's death in 1982?
  A.   Us
  B.   Time
  C.   People
  D.   Newsweek

7. In 2010, Abe Vigoda appeared in a Superbowl commercial for Snickers with another famous senior citizen. Who was it?
  A.   Rose Marie
  B.   Jack Klugman
  C.   Mary Tyler Moore
  D.   Betty White

8. Because of his height and resemblance to Boris Karloff, Vigoda was the original choice to play a monster role in what classic film?
  A.   Dawn of the Dead
  B.   Andy Warhol's Frankenstein
  C.   Young Frankenstein
  D.   Dracula

9. Vigoda made a couple of appearances as Ezra Braithwaite, a character on a popular 60's soap opera which developed a cult following in later years. What was it called?
  A.   Dark Shadows
  B.   General Hospital
  C.   As the World Turns
  D.   Soap

10. Abe was the son of a tailor and born in 1921 in which U.S. city?
  A.   Philadelphia
  B.   Los Angeles
  C.   New Jersey
  D.   New York®   

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