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Historical Figures in Movies #2

Can you answer 50 questions about historical figures that were portrayed in movies?
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1. Angelina Jolie portrayed Gia Carangi in 1998 movie Gia. What was her occupation?
Model
Actress
Singer
Tennis player
2. In which TV series did Wagner Moura appeared as Pablo Escobar?
Breaking Bad
The Wire
Narcos
Money Heist
3. Which astronaut did Ryan Gosling play in the movie First Man?
Buzz Aldrin
Scott Glenn
Neil Armstrong
Jim Lovell
4. What is the title of the movie for which Renee Zellweger won Academy Award while playing Judy Garland?
A Star is Born
Judy
I Could Go On Singing
Summer Stock
5. Who portrayed Elton John in the movie Rocketman?
Richard Madden
Jamie Bell
Colin Firth
Taron Egerton
6. Which Formula One driver did Chris Hemsworth play in the movie Rush?
Jim Clark
Juan Manuel Fangio
James Hunt
Niki Lauda
7. Which singer did Chadwick Boseman play in 2014 movie Get On Up?
Stevie Wonder
James Brown
Barry White
Nat King Cole
8. Who portrayed Eva Perón in 1996 movie Evita?
Madonna
Cher
Laura Linney
Maura Tierney
9. Jesse Eisenberg portrayed an entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. What network did he build?
MySpace
Twitter
Facebook
Pinterest
10. John Goodman portrayed Babe Ruth in 1992 movie The Babe. What sport did he play?
Baseball
Rugby
Golf
Cricket
11. Who portrayed British archaeologist and army officer known as Lawrence of Arabia?
Alec Guinness
Peter O'Toole
Richard Harris
Omar Sharif
12. What is the title of the movie from 2002 in which Nicole Kidman played the English writer Virginia Woolf?
To the Lighthouse
The Hours
The Waves
Who's Afraid of V. Woolf?
13. Who did Colin Firth play in The King's Speech?
King George VI
King Charles
King William III
King Edward VIII
14. What is the title of the movie from 2001 in which Will Smith played as boxer champion Muhammad Ali?
Ali, the Fighter
Facing Ali
Freedom Road
Ali
15. What is the title of the movie in which Jim Carrey appeared as entertainer Andy Kaufman?
Man on the Moon
The Truman Show
Yes Man
Bruce Almighty
16. What is the title of the movie in which Ralph Fiennes portrayed Charles Dickens?
Oliver
A Christmas Carol
Great Expectations
The Invisible Woman
17. Who portrayed Elizabeth Taylor in Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story?
Amanda Peet
Tiffani Thiessen
Sherilyn Fenn
Teri Hatcher
18. What is the title of the movie in which Stephen Fry played Oscar Wilde?
Dorian Gray
A Good Woman
An Ideal Husband
Wilde
19. In Walk the Line Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash were portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix and...
Jennifer Aniston
Kate Hudson
Reese Witherspoon
Anna Paquin
20. Jared Leto appeared as criminal Mark David Chapman in Chapter 27. Who did he murder?
Tupac Shakur
John Lennon
Gianni Versace
Notorious B.I.G.
21. Michelle Williams portrayed Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn. How did Marilyn die in 1962?
Car crash
Murder
Heart attack
Overdose
22. Hannah Taylor-Gordon played Anne Frank in 2001 TV mini-series. How did Anne die at age of 15?
Typhus fever
Execution
Starvation
Lung cancer
23. What is the title of the movie in which Benicio Del Toro portrayed Che Guevara?
Che: parts I and II
The Motorcycle Diaries
Evita
Che: Rise & Fall
24. Which actor played Andy Warhol in 2006 movie Factory Girl?
Brad Pitt
Matt Damon
Hayden Christensen
Guy Pearce
25. Philip Seymour Hoffman portrayed Truman Capote in Capote. What was his profession?
Doctor
Lawyer
Novelist
Politician
26. Audrey Tautou appeared as Coco Chanel in the movie Coco Before Chanel. What was her occupation?
Ballerina
Pop singer
Actress
Fashion designer
27. Hilary Swank appeared as Amelia Earhart in Amelia. What was her occupation?
Aviator
Racing driver
Golfer
Mechanic
28. Who portrayed Peter Sellers in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers?
Robert Redford
Roger Moore
Paul Newman
Geoffrey Rush
29. In 2001 movie James Franco played James Dean. How did James die in age of 24?
Murder
Car crash
Suicide
Drugs
30. Which male singer did Cate Blanchett play in the movie I’m Not There?
Steven Tyler
Bob Dylan
Billy Gibbons
Jim Morrison
31. Which actress won Academy Award for playing American serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster?
Charlize Theron
Cameron Diaz
Naomi Watts
Nicole Kidman
32. Which actor played physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything?
Timothée Chalamet
Eddie Redmayne
Adam Driver
Jesse Eisenberg
33. In 2008 movie Milk Sean Penn portrayed American gay rights activist and politician Milk. What was his first name?
Harvey
Jason
Josh
Marcus
34. In 2002 movie Frida Salma Hayek portrayed Frida Kahlo. What was her occupation?
Nurse
Painter
Musician
Politician
35. Which actor portrayed Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock?
Anthony Hopkins
Ben Kingsley
Patrick Stewart
Sean Connery
36. Which actress portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen?
Meryl Streep
Olivia Colman
Helen Mirren
Judi Dench
37. Which punk rock band's singer did Gary Oldman play in Sid and Nancy movie?
The Offspring
The Clash
Sex Pistols
Green Day
38. What is the title of the movie in which Meryl Streep appeared as Margaret Thatcher?
The Iron Lady
The Forecaster
The Final Days
The Falklands Play
39. What is the title of the movie in which Adrien Brody appeared as Salvador Dali?
Midnight in Madrid
Midnight in Barcelona
Midnight in London
Midnight in Paris
40. What was the cause of death of singer Selena Quintanilla who was played by Jennifer Lopez?
Heart attack
Car crash
Suicide
Murder
41. Which rock singer did Andre Benjamin play in the movie All Is by My Side?
Jimi Hendrix
Prince
Otis Redding
Little Richard
42. What is the title of the movie in which Morgan Freeman appeared as South African leader Nelson Mandella?
Goodbye Bafana
Free at Last!
Invictus
Mandela
43. Which actor played human rights activist Malcolm X in 1992 movie?
Denzel Washington
Samuel L. Jackson
Eddie Murphy
Will Smith
44. Daniel Day-Lewis won the Oscar for portraying which American president?
George Washington
Richard Nixon
Theodore Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln
45. Which actor portrayed Ray Charles in the 2004 movie Ray?
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Jamie Foxx
Don Cheadle
Chris Rock
46. In 2013 Ashton Kutcher portrayed Steve Jobs in the movie Jobs. Which company's CEO was he?
Microsoft
Google
Apple
Samsung
47. Val Kilmer was portraying singer Jim Morrison in 1991 movie. What rock band was that story about?
Pink Floys
Led Zeppelin
The Doors
The Animals
48. What is the title of the movie in which Bruno Ganz portrayed Adolf Hitler?
Downfall
The Great Dictator
The Bunker
Hitler: The Rise of Evil
49. Ben Kingsley won the Oscar for playing Mahatma Gandhi. Who directed that movie?
Oliver Stone
Stanley Kubrick
Ridley Scott
Richard Attenborough
50. Who played Charlie Chaplin in 1992 movie?
Robert Downey Jr.
Matt Dillon
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
John Cusack
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