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Hollywood Leading Ladies


  1. Which actress is best known for starring as Ann Darrow in the 1933 film King Kong?
  2. Who was the famous Hollywood mother of Carrie Fisher?
  3. Who played Blanche DuBois in the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire?

  4. Who rose to stardom in the 1953 film Roman Holiday alongside Gregory Peck?
  5. Who married Douglas Fairbanks in March, 1920, and became referred to as the King and Queen of Hollywood?
  6. Who plays Charlotte, a recent college graduate in the 2003 film Lost in Translation?
  7. Which 1990 film centres on sassy Vivian Ward?
  8. By what name was Constance Frances Marie Ockelman known professionally? This actress was often paired with Alan Ladd in films such as This Gun for Hire and The Blue Dahlia?
  9. Which actress played fictional Spanish sex symbol Maria Vargas opposite Humphrey Bogart in the 1954 film The Barefoot Contessa?
  10. Who played pink-loving law student Elle Woods in In Legally Blonde?
  11. Who became the first Black person to win an Oscar in 1940?
  12. Which actress was also an inventor who would pioneer the technology that would form the basis for today's Bluetooth and WiFi?
  13. Which former American Idol contestant won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Effie White in Dreamgirls?
  14. Which actress played Amy Fowler Kane in High Noon and in the mid-50s starred in three consecutive Alfred Hitchcock thrillers?
  15. Who achieved fame for her role in And God Created Woman?
  16. Who starred as bank robber Bonnie and in the original The Thomas Crown Affair?
  17. Maureen O'Hara made her first film with John Wayne in which 1950 John Ford film?
  18. Which film marked Meryl Streep's first Academy Award nomination?
  19. Which actress and soprano starred with Howard Keel in films such as Show Boat and Kiss Me Kate?
  20. Halle Berry won an Oscar for her role in which film?


  1. Fay Wray
  2. Debbie Reynolds
  3. Vivien Leigh
  4. Audrey Hepburn
  5. Mary Pickford
  6. Scarlett Johansson
  7. Pretty Woman (Julia Roberts)
  8. Veronica Lake
  9. Ava Gardner
  10. Reese Witherspoon
  11. Hattie McDaniel (won Best Supporting Actress for Gone With the Wind)
  12. Hedy Lamarr
  13. Jennifer Hudson
  14. Grace Kelly
  15. Brigitte Bardot
  16. Faye Dunaway
  17. Rio Grande
  18. The Deer Hunter
  19. Kathryn Grayson
  20. Monster's Ball