Actors by Last Name #2

Based on the last name, guess the first names of these famous male actors.
If more than one answer fits, choose the more famous one
Quiz by buck1017
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Last updated: December 16, 2019
First submittedAugust 14, 2013
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First
Last
Leonardo
DiCaprio
Chris
Pratt
Benicio
Del Toro
Matthew
Broderick
Benedict
Cumberbatch
James
Dean
Jeremy
Piven
First
Last
Yul
Brynner
Harold
Ramis
Peter
O'Toole
Bob
Hope
Hugh
Laurie
Joe
Pesci
Jackie
Chan
First
Last
Charlton
Heston
Rupert
Grint
Taylor
Lautner
Sean
Connery
Jim
Carrey
Pauly
Shore
Cary
Elwes
First
Last
Sidney
Poitier
Djimon
Hounsou
Kevin
Costner
Ashton
Kutcher
Alan
Alda
John
Goodman
Gérard
Depardieu
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Level 88
Feb 13, 2014
I loved that Hounsou guy in the Digimon movie.
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Level 78
Mar 1, 2014
Must have spelled Djimon 10 different ways until I finally got it. 100%...yay
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Level 58
Apr 10, 2014
Pauly Shore is an actor?
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Level 72
Apr 30, 2014
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Level 72
Apr 30, 2014
I guessed Dinah Shore. She's as much an actress as Pauly ever was.
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Level 84
Sep 4, 2016
The gender neutral term for an actress is actor.
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Level 69
Mar 7, 2019
The gender neutral term for grandma is grandpa.
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Level 84
Mar 11, 2020
No, it's not. It would be grandparent.
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Level 63
Apr 4, 2015
What about Polly or Pollie as possible misspellings?
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Level 83
Sep 4, 2016
I'm proud to say I did not get Pauly Shore.
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Level 69
Apr 23, 2014
I am ridiculously excited by the inclusion of Benedict Cumberbatch in this quiz :-DD. Nice quiz, I ove the miz of eras and origins.
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Level 55
Jun 3, 2014
Second. Oh, Benedict, I love you!
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Level 60
Apr 30, 2014
100% with 3:02 left. Easy peasy! The only trip-up was Ford. I typed Henry at first without thinking. Derp.
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Level 45
Apr 30, 2014
didn't get Jackie Chan I could only think of Charlie Chan- I know he's the character name!
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Level 76
Apr 30, 2014
I certainly think you could argue if James or Matthew Broderick was the more famous of the two. At least for a certain generation.
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Level 68
Apr 30, 2014
I didn't come up with Bob Hope because I always new him as a comedian and entertainer but never really a actor.
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Level 77
Sep 6, 2016
He did lots of movies, but I mostly remember his Road pictures with Bing Crosby, and for some reason Call Me Bwana popped into my head.
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Level 44
Apr 30, 2014
I tried about a dozen different spelling for Yul (most starting with an E). I would like to suggest accepting "Bob" for Mr. Brynner's first name... just because.
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Level 28
May 1, 2014
there is also a Faith Ford, and Dinah Shore
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Level 76
May 1, 2014
These are all actors. For actresses, see the Actress by last name quiz.
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Level 76
Jul 1, 2014
Robert and Alan Alda. James and Matthew Broderick. Any should be acceptable for those two names because both father and son were famous actors.
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Level 83
Mar 8, 2016
Alan's brother Antony Alda was also an actor.
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Level 52
Dec 21, 2014
Should accept Dinah Shore
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Level 52
Dec 21, 2014
The term "actor" commonly refers to artists of either gender. The term "actress" is becoming obsolete.
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Level 76
Dec 22, 2014
I'll change the quiz when the Academy removes the Best Actress category.
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Level 87
Mar 5, 2015
Ha!! Great point!
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Level 70
Apr 16, 2022
Or perhaps when the concept of more than one person having the same surname and occupation as another is no longer a reality. I’m sure the pedant’s could find another actor named Brynner if they put their minds to it. Or even Cumberbatch.
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Level 32
Nov 12, 2015
Saul Goodman anybody?
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Level 68
Sep 4, 2016
And again, how about allowing Glenn Ford?
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Level 55
Sep 7, 2016
'Ford' could also be Courtney Ford
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Level 59
Sep 7, 2016
"Piper" Laurie? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piper_Laurie
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Level 37
Apr 24, 2017
Haley Osmint, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ashton Kutcher "famous" actors? - Really???
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Level 76
Apr 24, 2017
Osment...not particularly. Kutcher and Cumberbatch absolutely. But if they were all "A" list actors, the quiz wouldn't be very hard, would it?
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Level 28
Jun 11, 2017
more famous than you
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Level 37
Nov 18, 2017
Or you.
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Level 46
Dec 27, 2018
I'd think Cumberbatch's roles in The Hobbit, Star trek and Doctor Strange make him fairly famous
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Level 57
Jun 8, 2017
Why is Charlie Chaplin in both this and the first quiz in the "Actors by last name"-series?
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Level 76
Jun 8, 2017
Well i'll just have to fix that. Stay tuned for the update.
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Level 76
Jun 12, 2017
Updated. Removed some of the more "controversial" ones.
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Level 92
Jun 12, 2017
Moar!
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Level 65
Jun 22, 2017
Calling Pauly Shore an actor may be a bit of a stretch...
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Level 37
Jul 5, 2017
I so agree.
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Level 66
Aug 16, 2018
I almost feel bad for Pauly Shore for the amount of hate he gets. His movies are dumb, but not that much dumber than those of Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, or Adam Sandler.
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Level 70
Aug 16, 2018
Love the range - Peter O’Toole to Benicio del Toro to Alan Alda
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Level 37
Aug 17, 2018
Bettlejuice Collardgreen's spelling is wrong
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Level 72
Aug 14, 2019
You mean Bumbershoot Cabbagepatch.
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Level 70
Apr 16, 2022
In Britain we call him: Bendydick Cucumberpatch
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Level 46
Dec 27, 2018
I thought I was misspelling Guillermo for the Del Toro question, although he's mainly a director, he has had some acting roles
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Level 63
Jan 31, 2019
Tried him too though I knew it was unlikely.
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Level 59
Aug 14, 2019
I love Beetlejuice Cummerbund! I'm so glad he's on this list.
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Level 72
Aug 14, 2019
You know, it's really not nice to make fun of Bandicoot Crackerjack's name.
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Level 67
Mar 11, 2020
Beth Broderick works for Matthew Broderick
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Level 62
May 26, 2021
Elwes was also on the first "Actors by Last Name" quiz.
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Level 60
Mar 1, 2022
Who's Butterscotch Cucumber? What movie has he been in?