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Deaths In 2005

written by: webbie1960
 
How soon we forget! Some quality people left this world in 2005. Do you remember these?

Question 1:

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Vincent Schiavelli, the man with the unforgettable face, was an actor with great "character" qualities. What did he haunt as a ghost in the movie "Ghost"?
a subway train
a church cemetery
a cab
a hotel ballroom


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Question 2:


At the time of his death, this actor was playing a character running as a Vice Presidential candidate in "West Wing".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 3:


He was a household face thanks to the "Happy Days" program and gained fame as the wise teacher in the "Karate Kid".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 4:


This incredibly talented African-American stand-up comedian turned his comic abilities into a successful movie career. He was 65 when he died in December of 2005, after battling a crippling disease during the last several years of his life.
Mel Blanc
Jimmy Walker
Richard Pryor
Joey Bishop

Question 5:


This great TV show host led the airwaves of late night entertainment together with his sidekick Ed McMahon and bandleader Doc Severinsen.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 6:


This actor, whose character ran the bait shop in the movie "Grumpy Old Men" with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon, had a remarkable career that spanned half a century. He was a close friend of Burt Reynolds and part of the Reynolds' inner circle of actors.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 7:


Frank Gorshin, the man of 100 faces, was best known as an impressionist. He was often seen on "The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts" and played this character on the TV series "Batman".
Mr. Freeze
The Joker
The Penguin
The Riddler

Question 8:


Although he was best known as Ernest T. Bass on the Andy Griffith Show, this man was not just a comedian but a talented musician as well.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 9:


Not many people remember the name Leon Askin, but if you say 'General Burkhalter', memories begin to flow. On what TV show did Leon play General Burkhalter?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 10:


Did Lane Smith, who was cast member of "My Cousin Vinny", ever play the role of a President?
No
Yes

Question 11:


Known for her inner strength, this actress who played Miss Ellie on Dallas, was not able to defeat lung cancer.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 12:


In 2005, lung cancer claimed the life of this anchor of ABC's World News Tonight shockingly fast.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 13:


This actor talked into his shoe on the series "Get Smart".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 14:


This comic actor is best known as the character serving as the mate on the S.S. Minnow with Captain Alan Hale Jr.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 15:


Promoted as the next Betty Grable, this actress who starred in musicals of the 40's, was married for years to actor Fred MacMurray.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


 


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