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British Actors From The Golden Age Of Cinema Quiz

Identify these British actors from the 1940's-1970's. No tap-ins or timer. 30 Questions.

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Which English actor played Blofeld in "You Only Live Twice" and the forger Colin Blythe in "The Great Escape"?

  • Peter Lorre
  • Sean Connery
  • Donald Pleasance
  • Victor Spinetti

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Which English actor also played Blofeld in "Diamonds Are Forever" and Mocata in "The Devil Rides Out"?

  • Charles Hawtry
  • Charles Gray
  • Charles Edwards
  • Charles Laughton

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Which English actor appeared as C.P.O. Walter Hardy in "In Which We Serve" and Simpson the butler in "Heaven's Above"?

  • Bernard Bresslaw
  • Bernard Lee
  • Bernard Hepton
  • Bernard Miles

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Which English actor played Bertram Tracepurcel in "I'm All Right Jack" and Hector Snipe in "Theatre Of Blood"?

  • Vincent Price
  • Dennis Price
  • Stanley Price
  • Craig Price

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Which English actor played Pinkie Brown in "Brighton Rock" and John Christie in "10 Rillington Place"?

  • Sir Richard Attenborough
  • John Hurt
  • Sir John Mills
  • Jack Hawkins

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Which English actor played Judge Crichton in "Law And Disorder" and the title role in "Oscar Wilde"?

  • Robert Morley
  • Robert Mc.Dougal
  • Robert Redford
  • Robert Blake

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Which Welsh actor played Sheik Ilderim in "Ben Hur" and Professor Welch in "Lucky Jim"?

  • Kenneth Griffith
  • Roger Rees
  • Hugh Griffith
  • Anthony Oliver

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Which Anglo-Scottish actor played Sir Lancelot Spratt in "Doctor In The House" and Dr. MacLaren in "Whisky Galore!"?

  • Arthur Lowe
  • Wilfred Hyde-White
  • James Fox
  • James Robertson Justice

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Which English actor played Rumbelow in "Kill Or Cure" and Mr. Groomkirby in "One Way Pendulum"?

  • Eric Sykes
  • Wilfrid Brambell
  • Harry H. Corbett
  • Eric Idle

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Which Scottish actor played Stephen Potter in "School For Scoundrels" and Ebeneezer Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol"?

  • Colin Gordon
  • George Cole
  • Alastair Sim
  • Terence Alexander

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Which English/Manx actor played Capt. van der Poel in "Ice Cold In Alex" and Maj. Roy Franklin in "The Guns Of Navarone"?

  • Anthony Quinn
  • Anthony Valentine
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Anthony Quayle

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Which English actor played Charlie Forbes in "Millions Like Us" and Tom Earnshaw in "One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing"?

  • Eric Portman
  • Hugh Burden
  • Peter Ustinov
  • Bryan Forbes

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Which English actor played 8 different roles in "Kind Hearts And Coronets" and Obi-Wan Kenobi in "Star Wars"?

  • Sir John Gielgud
  • John Le Mesurier
  • Sir Laurence Olivier
  • Sir Alec Guinness

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Which English actor played Stanley Windrush in "I'm All Right Jack" and Jim Dixon in "Lucky Jim"?

  • Kenneth Griffith
  • Ian Carmichael
  • David Lodge
  • Dirk Bogarde

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Which English actor played Dodger Lane in "Two Way Stretch" and is seen here in a cunning disguise as Inspector Clouseau?

  • Peter Sellers
  • Cecil Parker
  • Jack Warner
  • Peter O'Toole

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Which English actor played Prison Officer 'Sour' Crout in "Two Way Stretch" and Harry Tyler in "The Colditz Story"?

  • Lionel Bart
  • Lionel Blair
  • Lionel Jeffries
  • Lionel Stander

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Which English actor played Winston Churchill in "Young Winston" and William Trench in "The Four Feathers"?

  • Denholm Elliott
  • Simon Ward
  • Christopher Plummer
  • Trevor Howard

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Which English comic actor played Ivan in "Tom Thumb" and Maj. Hitchcock in "Private's Progress"?

  • Terry Thomas
  • Terry Scott
  • Terry Jones
  • Terry Gill

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Which English actor played Col. Pickering in "My Fair Lady" and Montague in "Crooks Anonymous"?

  • Wilfred Walter
  • Wilfred Pickles
  • Wilfrid Brambell
  • Wilfred Hyde-White

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Which English actor played Robert Gold in "Darling" and Hugo Barrett in "The Servant"?

  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Nigel Stock
  • Dirk Bogarde
  • Tom Courtenay

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Which South African born English actor played Dalby in "The Ipcress File" and Colour Sergeant Bourne in "Zulu"?

  • Nigel Green
  • Nigel Davenport
  • Nigel Havers
  • Nigel Hawthorne

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Which English actor played Mick Travis in "If" and Maj. John Gresham in "Aces High"?

  • John Malcolm
  • Christopher Malcolm
  • Malcolm Mc.Dowell
  • Malcolm Sinclair

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Which English actor was best known for his role as 'M' in the James Bond films?

  • Bernard Archard
  • Bernard Cribbins
  • Bernard Hepton
  • Bernard Lee

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Which English actor played Sgt. Craig in "The Cockleshell Heroes" and played mainly military roles in over 60 films during his career?

  • Victor Woolf
  • Victor Brooks
  • Victor Spinetti
  • Victor Maddern

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Which English actor played Lt. Tom Corbett in "Above Us The Waves" and played the snooty antiques dealer in the "Never The Twain" TV series?

  • Sir Donald Sinden
  • Donald Crisp
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Donald Pickering

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Which English actor played Lt.-Cdr. George Ericson in "The Cruel Sea" and Maj. Warden in "Bridge Over The River Kwai"?

  • Jack Shepherd
  • Jack Douglas
  • Jack Warner
  • Jack Hawkins

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Which English actor played Lt. Col. Preston in the TV series "Colditz" and Sir Timothy Havelock in the Bond film "For Your Eyes Only"?

  • Jack Hedley
  • David Mc.Callum
  • Richard Lonsdale
  • Michael Hordern

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Which American-born Irish actor, raised in Britain, played No.6 in "The Prisoner" TV series and MI6 agent David Jones in "Ice Station Zebra"?

  • Patrick Mc.Goohan
  • Patrick Troughton
  • Patrick Magee
  • Patrick O'Connell

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Which English actor appeared in over 120 films in a career spanning 7 decades, and won an Academy Award for best supporting actor in "Ryan's Daughter"?

  • Sir John Gielgud
  • Sir Laurence Olivier
  • Sir John Mills
  • Sir Michael Caine

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Which English actor played Alfred Elkins in "Alfie" and Charlie Croker in "The Italian Job"?

  • Sir Sean Connery
  • Sir Michael Caine
  • Sir Roger Moore
  • Ian Hendry