Show Biz Trivia 16

Posted by: Rita

Show Biz Trivia 16 - 10/21/14 05:29 PM

In what movie does Sam Waterston play a man married to a murderer?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 10/22/14 07:29 PM

Serial Mom

Who played Kathleen Turner's sibling in one movie and then directed her in another?
Posted by: Christopher

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 12/18/14 11:39 AM

Sofia Coppola, who played Turner's sister in Peggy Sue Got Married (directed by her father, Francis Ford Coppola), and then directed her in The Virgin Suicides.

What actor did Al Pacino refuse to work with unless the producer provided him (the other actor) with an acting coach?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 03/23/15 02:14 PM

Keanu Reeves, The Devil's Advocate.

What actress has played the same character in two different works, one a movie and the other a stage play?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 03/26/15 05:37 PM

Helen Mirren as Elizabeth II, in Queen and The Audience.

What fictional character has made appearances in ten different TV shows, always played by the same actor?
Posted by: Pete

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 03/27/15 08:02 AM

I would think it would be detective John Munch, always played by Richard Belzer. His principal appearances were in Homicide: Life on the Streets, and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, but he also appeared in various other series of the Law and Order franchise, as well as many other shows, including Jummy Kimmel Live.

What show is about to be resurrected after 18 years, starring the same actor?
Posted by: Rita

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 03/27/15 09:02 PM

Coach, with Craig T. Nelson.

What other TV show is being revived with the same two leads after being off the air for 13 years?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/02/15 02:09 PM

The X-Files

What current Broadway show refers to itself as "an equal opportunity offender"?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/05/15 04:38 PM

The Book of Mormon

What's the name of the woman who wrote that letter to three wives?
Posted by: Lorna

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/13/15 05:14 PM

Oh, I missed seeing this! It's a name I'll always remember...Addie Ross.

Who killed Laura Palmer?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/16/15 01:25 PM

Her daddy killed her...er, Mr. Palmer.

Who sired Angel?
Posted by: Pete

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/17/15 11:33 AM

Darla. Angel ended up his own grandsire, as he sired Drusilla, and Drusilla sired the resurrected (and once again human) Darla.
Posted by: Rita

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/17/15 02:22 PM

Interesting genealogy, that. How about a new question, Pete?
Posted by: Pete

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/18/15 08:00 AM

Who was Angel's son?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/18/15 10:39 PM

Connor.

What was the very first role cast in the Buffy series?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/19/15 01:56 PM

Giles, the Watcher (Anthony Stewart Head).

Who defeated Glory, and how?
Posted by: Christopher

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/20/15 01:58 PM

That was Giles. He killed Ben, Glory's human host body.

Buffus the Bacchae Slayer was a play in what other TV show?
Posted by: Lorna

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/21/15 12:54 PM

Xena. How many actresses were offered the role of Xena before Lucy Lawless accepted?
Posted by: Rita

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/26/15 04:58 PM

Five. Back to Buffy for one more...What was Spike's favorite TV show?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 04/29/15 08:29 PM

Passions, a soap opera. (Did they ever get Timmy out of that well?)

What Emmy-winning actor speaks four foreign languages fluently in addition to her native English?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 05/04/15 02:56 PM

Mariska Hargitay (Hungarian, French, Spanish, and Italian).

In what movie does Hargitay play a woman who steals the leading lady's boyfriend?
Posted by: Christopher

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 05/10/15 06:05 PM

Lake Placid

What 2013 movie begins with showing photos of the male leads when they were young boys?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 06/27/15 03:10 PM

Last Vegas -- Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Woodward, and Kevin Kline.

New one:

Can't even shout, can't even cry.
The Gentlemen are coming by.
Looking in windows, knocking on doors,
They need to take seven and they might take yours...


Seven what?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 07/02/15 06:03 AM

Hearts.

What current show has a theme song titled "The Greenback Boogie"?
Posted by: Lorna

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 07/02/15 03:32 PM

Oh, that's Suits. But I don't understand the seven hearts reference. A grand slam?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 07/02/15 04:07 PM

Posted by: Lorna

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 07/03/15 08:15 AM

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, right!
Posted by: Rita

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 07/09/15 06:39 PM

Lorna, ask a question.
Posted by: Lorna

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 07/10/15 09:25 AM

Oops, sorry. What is the original Romanian meaning of "Dracula"?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 05/20/16 11:38 PM

"Son of the devil" -- I almost forgot about this topic. frown

In the Buffy movie, when Buffy is still resisting the idea of being the Slayer, she says, "All I want to do is graduate high school, go to Europe, marry ________ ______, and die."

Whom does she want to marry?
Posted by: Rita

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 12/11/16 03:22 PM

Fortunately that movie was just shown on the new POP channel. Movie Buffy wants to marry Christian Slater.

What real-life figure has been played in movies or on TV by Val Kilmer, Fredric March, James Garner, Melvyn Douglas, Jason Robards, Franchot Tone, Dan O'Herlihy, Kevin McCarthy, James Stewart, Tom Skerritt, Bing Crosby, and about a dozen more?
Posted by: Barbara

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 02/26/17 05:46 PM

Mark Twain.

"Can't even shout.
Can't even cry.
The Gentlemen are coming by.
Looking in windows,
knocking on doors...
They need to take seven
and they might take yours..."

Seven what?
Posted by: Austin

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 02/27/17 06:56 PM

Hearts

"Can't call to Mom,
Can't say a word --
You're going to die screaming
But you won't be heard."

In the current soap opera about young Queen Victoria on PBS, there's a scene at an opera house for a performance of Lucia di Lammermoor. Right after the Mad Scene, one of the characters gets up to leave and says "At least I won't have to stay for the second act!" What's the boo-boo?
Posted by: Christopher

Re: Show Biz Trivia 16 - 02/28/17 06:30 PM

Ah, another easy-peasy! The Mad Scene is in the third act.

Who founded Sunnydale, and why?