Not Exactly a Mystery Theme Quiz by VaccaD

Champion(s):

LuskT
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Runner(s)-Up:

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Quiz Description

Identify the following people, then the movie in which they were all credited.

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Questions:

WHAT ACTOR has voiced several Disney characters, including Banzai in The Lion King and several of its associated spinoffs? In face-to-face appearances, he won the inaugural Celebrity Jeopardy! tournament in 1992 and placed second to Michael McKean in 2010's Celebrity Jeopardy! Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational.

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RICHARD "CHEECH" MARIN

WHAT MULTI-TALENTED PERFORMER has played the Jew's harp on tracks for the Scissor Sisters, Paul Simon, and Herbie Hancock and served as the voice of MLB's "I Live For This" ad campaign, but is probably better known for acting in crime movies? Acting roles have included Corky in Bound, Sasha in Face/Off, and Donny in Mall.

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GINA GERSHON

WHAT MUSICIAN and ACTRESS had three top 10 hits in the UK ("Not Such An Innocent Girl", "A Mind Of Its Own", and "This Groove/Let Your Heart Go") as a solo artist before deciding to concentrate on fashion design? As the designer and principal of brands including dvbdenim and V-Sculpt, she's reportedly the 52nd-richest woman in Britain.

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VICTORIA "POSH SPICE" BECKHAM

WHAT ACTRESS appeared in a a number of comedies in the late 80s and early 90s, including She-Devil, Postcards from the Edge, Defending Your Life, and Death Becomes Her? While her comedies got mixed reviews, her late 90s dramatic work such as One True Thing and Music of the Heart got better reviews.

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MERYL STREEP

WHAT MAN, who played James Munroe's chief henchman Dan Paine in The Expendables, initially achieved fame as an athlete before suffering a neck injury in 2003? The head injury theme has carried over to his current job, hosting [BLANK]'s Broken Skull Challenge on CMT.

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"STONE COLD" STEVE AUSTIN

WHAT ACTOR, AUTHOR AND COMEDIAN worked his experiences playing the American consul in The Killing Fields into a successful film monologue? He disappeared in January 2004; his body was found in the East River two months later, an apparent suicide.

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SPALDING GRAY

WHAT ACTOR played Dan Paine's superior James Munroe in The Expendables? He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the escaped convict Buck in Runaway Train, and played Sal Maroni (the Gotham crime boss who makes the terrible, terrible decision to hire the Joker) in The Dark Knight. (edited at 3:31 pm, March 3, 2016 (CST))

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ERIC ROBERTS

Although most of his acting work has been done in non-English-language movies like A Marcha, Os Trombadinhas, and Pedro Mico, WHAT MAN appeared alongside Sylvester Stallone and Michael Caine in the 1981 movie Victory, playing Cpl. Luis Fernandez?

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PELE (EDSON ARANTES DO NASCIMENTO)

WHAT WELSH-BORN ACTOR has demonstrated his ability to play American presidents by playing the title character of Oliver Stone's Nixon and former president John Quincy Adams in Amistad? In the latter role, he amazed the cast and crew with his ability to flawlessly deliver a several page legal speech from memory on the first take.

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ANTHONY HOPKINS

WHAT ACTOR first appeared on film as Miles Dalby in Risky Business before taking up his most famous role? More recently he took on the role of record mogul Ahmet Ertegun in Ray, and he can be seen on the small screen as the angel Metatron in Supernatural.

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CURTIS "BOOGER" ARMSTRONG

WHAT ACTOR suffered from a stutter so severe that he was "functionally mute" for eight years as a child? He originated the role of Jack Jefferson in the stage version of The Great White Hope and won a Tony for it, and won a Golden Globe when he reprised the role in the movie version. (He also was nominated for an Academy Award for that performance but did not win -- the only nomination of his career, believe it or not.)

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JAMES EARL JONES

The people listed in this quiz played or voiced (in order) King Arthur, the Man in the Iron Mask, a wise nun, a stupid nun, a time traveler, the Gay-Seeming Prince, a man beating a mule, the hiccuping narrator, Corky, the Scarlet Pimpernel, and the magic taco in WHAT MOVIE?

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THE POKE OF ZORRO