In Memoriam 2015 by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

PerryS


Runner(s)-Up:

ReeseC
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.


Quiz Description

You will see them starting now and going all the way to the Oscars, so cue the sad music and lower the lights. That said....ABE VIGODA STILL LIVES!!!!

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Questions:

THIS MUSICIAN was known for his Blues joint on Beale Street, where he would sometimes play his famous guitar Lucille.

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BB King

Meadowlark Lemon, the "clown prince of basketball." was a famous member of THIS SPORTS TEAM.

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Harlem Globetrotters

While THIS actor had noted roles as the titular agent in "Mancuso FBI," he's perhaps best known for dancing on an electronic piano with Tom Hanks. (edited at 9:40 pm, December 28, 2015 (PST))

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Robert Loggia

Some of THIS ACTRESS' most famous roles were opposite John Wayne in five films (among them "Rio Grande" and "The Quiet Man") and opposite Haley Mills (and Haley Mills) in the original "The Parent Trap." (edited at 8:51 pm, December 28, 2015 (PST))

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Maureen O'Hara

Douglas Thompson, founder of THIS OUTDOOR APPAREL COMPANY, died in a kayak accident while in a part of Chile that shares its name with his competitor.

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North Face [He died in Patagonia]

Dr. Oliver Sacks published several books highlighting rare afflictions among his patients and portraying the mentally ill, the most famous of which was THIS BOOK, which was made into an Oscar nominated film starring Robin Williams.

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Awakenings

THIS "ACTOR" starred alongside Jean Dujardin in "The Artist" and later became the first of his kind to leave his paw prints in the cement outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

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Uggie

86 (years, that is) was enough for THIS MAN, who also had roles in Mel Brooks films like High Anxiety, Spaceballs, Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

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Dick van Patten

FIRST AND LAST NAME NEEDED: THIS FORMER GOVERNOR and father of both a CNN journalist and another Governor of the same state, won 4% of the vote in the 1992 New Hampshire Primary, even though he never formally declared his candidacy.

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Mario Cuomo

Bob Burns was a former drummer in THIS BAND. He left the group three years before most of them died in the plane crash in 1977.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd

THIS ACTOR starred opposite Leslie Caron in "Gigi," but also starred as the villain Kamal Khan in the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy.

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Louis Jourdan

THIS MAN broke the color barrier in Chicago professional sports by joining the Cubs in 1953 and then became the first player to ever win an MVP while playing for a team with a **losing record** doing so in 1958.

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Ernie Banks