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Richard Dreyfuss

written by: shimonbentzvi
Enjoy this quiz on a great Oscar-winning actor.

Question 1:

Where was Richard Dreyfus born?
Beverly Hills
Santa Monica, California

Question 2:

Richard Dreyfuss' first movie appearance was an uncredited bit part in what famous 1967 movie, starring Dustin Hoffman?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)

Question 3:

In 1986 Richard Dreyfuss appeared in "Down and Out in Beverly Hills". Who played his wife in the movie?
Barbara Streisand
Bette Midler
Amy Irving
Elizabeth Pena

Question 4:

Who played Jerry Baskin in the movie "Down and Out in Beverly Hills"?
Nick Nolte
Danny DeVito
Paul LaMat
Ron Howard

Question 5:

Who portrayed the Whitemans' neighbor in the movie "Down and Out in Beverly Hills"?
Forest Whitaker
Little Richard
James Earl Jones, Jr.
Joe Piscopo

Question 6:

In what Neil Simon movie did Richard Dreyfuss appear in 1977?
Whose Life is It Anyway
Tin Men
The Goodbye Girl
Brighton Beach memoirs

Question 7:

Who co-starred with Richard Dreyfuss in a 1977 movie written by Neil Simon?
Barbara Streisand
Lanie Kazan
Bette Midler
Marsha Mason

Question 8:

In 1980 Richard Dreyfuss played Paul Dietrich in "The Competition". What instrument did his character play?
rock guitar
concert piano
concert violin
all of these - he was a music teacher

Question 9:

Who played the female leading role in the 1980 movie "The Competition"?
Christine Lahti
Lanie Kazan
Bette Midler
Amy Irving

Question 10:

In 1981 Richard Dreyfuss starred in "Whose Life Is It Anyway?". Which actress was famous for starring in the Broadway version?
Mary Tyler Moore
Lainie Kazan
Amy Irving
Christine Lahti

Question 11:

What is the decision of Judge Wyler in the movie "Whose Life Is It Anyway?", starring Richard Dreyfuss?
Harrison has no right to have his tubes turned off.
Harrison has no right to demand his own death.
Harrison has the right to demand that his death be induced by injection.
Harrison has the right to have his tubes turned off.

Question 12:

In the1987 comedy film "Tin Men", Richard Dreyfuss plays an aluminum siding salesman. Who plays his competitor?
Nivck Nolte
Forst Whitaker
Danny DeVito
John Goodman

Question 13:

In this 1987 movie, Richard Dreyfuss portrayed lawyer Aaron Levinsky who got a call girl, played by Barbara Streisand.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)

Question 14:

Who played Bob in the 1991 film "What About Bob?", starring Richard Dreyfuss?
Bill Murray
Nick Nolte
Joe Piscopo
Charlie Korsmo

Question 15:

In 1995 Richard Dreyfuss starred in "Mr. Holland's Opus". In this movie what was true about Mr. Holland's son?
He was wheelchair-bound.
He was addicted to pain killers.
He was deaf.
He was blind.

Question 16:

Richard Dreyfuss played Hooper in what famous Spielberg movie?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)

Question 17:

Which statement regarding Richard Dreyfuss is false?
"Moon Over Parador" starring Dreyfuss was not set in Mexico.
Dreyfuss was only 30 when he first won the Oscar for Best Actor.
Dreyfuss never appeared in a movie set in Canada.
Dreyfuss was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War.

Question 18:

Which statement about Richard Dreyfuss is false?
Dreyfus quit movies in 2004.
Richard Dreyfuss says the line "This is no boating accident."
Dreyfus is the only major actor to appear in films by both Spielberg and George Lucas.
Dreyfus is a Civil War enactor.


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