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Trivia Quiz - Steve Martin: What a Talent!

Questions about the personal life, career, movies, music and books of Steve Martin.

Quiz Number: 5380
Date Submitted: August 15, 2014
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Comedians
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 48.6 percent
Times Taken: 59 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Steve Martin

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Steve Martin What a Talent
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1. What role did Steve Martin play in the 1979 movie, "The Jerk"?
  A.   Harry Hartounian
  B.   Navin R. Johnson
  C.   Stan Fox
  D.   Iron Balls McGinty

2. What was Steve Martin's first job in show business?
  A.   stand-up comedian
  B.   cue card holder
  C.   camera man
  D.   dancer

3. To whom was Steve Martin married from 1986-1994?
  A.   Bernadette Peters
  B.   Victoria Tennant
  C.   Anne Stringfield
  D.   Angie Dickinson

4. In what movie did Steve Martin play the role of Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr?
  A.   Movers & Shakers
  B.   Little Shop of Horrors
  C.   Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
  D.   The Man with Two Brains

5. In 2009, Martin released his first all-music album eventually winning the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2010. What is the name of the album?
  A.   Banjo Songs or Something
  B.   Nitty Gritty Songs
  C.   The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo
  D.   none of the above

6. Which of the following is a written work (essay or novella) of Steve Martin?
  A.   Cruel Shoes
  B.   Pure Drivel
  C.   Shopgirl
  D.   all of the above

7. Steve Martin is well-known as an accomplished player of what musical instrument?
  A.   banjo
  B.   flute
  C.   drums
  D.   bass guitar

8. What was the name of Steve Martin's first comedy album (released in 1977)?
  A.   Toledo Window Box
  B.   Let's Get Small
  C.   The Steve Martin Brothers
  D.   Comedy Is Not Pretty!

9. In the 1991 movie, "LA Story," Steve Martin plays the role of Harris K. Telemacher. What is Mr. Telemacher's occupation?
  A.   window cleaner
  B.   high school football coach
  C.   TV meteorologist
  D.   zoo keeper

10. In 2013, Steve Martin released a musical called "Bright Star." Who co-wrote play and the musical with Martin?
  A.   Christina Booth
  B.   Belinda Carlisle
  C.   Cindy Lauper
  D.   Edie Brickell®   

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