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Quiz: British and Hollywood actresses

  1. Who played Superman's biological mother on Krypton in the 1978 film, Superman?
  2. Catherine Zeta-Jones found success as a regular in which early 1990s British television series?
  3. Which Liverpool born actress is best known for her role as Samantha Jones in Sex and the City?
  4. Who featured in the third season of The Crown in the role of Princess Margaret?
  5. Which actress's career was closely associated with Spencer Tracy's, with them doing nine movies together?




  6. Which London born actress is the daughter of a Zimbabwean princess and has a name which means "beloved" in Zulu?
  7. Which actress played George Bailey's wife in It's a Wonderful Life and J.R.'s mother in Dallas?
  8. Which famous actress played the role of the abducted niece in John Ford's 1956 film, The Searchers?
  9. Which actress's big breakthrough came in 1994, when she played Annie Porter, a passenger driving a bus that will explode if it's speed drops below 50 miles per hour?
  10. Which actress was born Betty Joan Perske in 1924 and appeared in The Sopranos "Luxury Lounge" episode as herself?
  11. Drew Barrymore achieved fame as a child actress in which 1982 film?
  12. Who appeared as O-Ren Ishii in Quentin Tarantino's 2003 film, Kill Bill?
  13. Which actress, the wife of Richard Branson's nephew, had a guest role in a 1993 episode of the medical drama series Casualty?
  14. Diana Dors was dubbed as England's answer to which Hollywood sex symbol and actress?
  15. Which British-American actress was the younger sister of actress Olivia de Havilland?
  16. Julia Roberts won an Accademy Award for Best Actress for her performance in which film?
  17. Which British actress and fashion icon was born to Baroness Ella van Heemstra, a Dutch noblewoman, in Brussels, Belgium?
  18. Elizabeth Taylor won Accademy Awards for Best Actress twice, can you name both films?
  19. Which American actress was married to comedian Mel Brooks and played Mary Magdalene in the 1997 British film Jesus of Nazareth?
  20. Which actress said: "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up."?




Answers:

  1. Susannah York
  2. The Darling Buds of May
  3. Kim Cattrall
  4. Helena Bonham Carter
  5. Katharine Hepburn
  6. Thandie Newton
  7. Donna Reed
  8. Natalie Wood
  9. Sandra Bullock
  10. Lauren Bacall
  11. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  12. Lucy Liu
  13. Kate Winslet




  14. Jayne Mansfield
  15. Joan Fontaine
  16. Erin Brockovich (2000)
  17. Audrey Hepburn
  18. Butterfield 8 (1960), and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)
  19. Anne Bancroft
  20. Gloria Swanson (as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard)