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British Actresses Of The Golden Age Of Cinema Quiz

Identify the British actresses from the pictures. No tap-ins or timer. 30 Questions.

 
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Which English actress is renowned for playing Shakespearean roles and more prominently as 'M' in a series of Bond films?

  • Judy Davis
  • Judy Garland
  • Judy Cornwell
  • Dame Judi Dench

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Which English actress appeared as Roberta in "The Railway Children" and a 'girl' in Nicolas Roeg's "Walkabout"?

  • Jenny Agutter
  • Jane Seymour
  • Jennifer Saunders
  • Jane Fonda

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Which British actress won an Oscar for her performance in "Darling" and played Lara Antipova in "Doctor Zhivago"?

  • Jeannette Charles
  • Raquel Welch
  • Julie Christie
  • Sally Faulkner

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Which English actress was styled as an English version of Marilyn Monroe, her film appearances included "The Unholy Wife" and "The Great Game"?

  • Diane Keaton
  • Diana Dawson
  • Dame Diana Rigg
  • Diana Dors

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Which British actress played Alex in "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and Queen Elizabeth I in the BBC TV series "Elizabeth R"?

  • Glenda Farrell
  • Glenda Jackson
  • Meryl Streep
  • Imelda Staunton

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Which Lancashire born actress played Lily in "The Green Man" and Nora in "Carry On Sergeant"?

  • Irene Handl
  • Beryl Reid
  • Edna O'Brien
  • Dora Bryan

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Which English actress played Ahme in The Beatles film "Help!" and the unobtainable Margaret Spencer in "Bedazzled"?

  • Eleanor Bron
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Eleanor Brown
  • Eleanor Howell

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Which Scottish actress won a Golden Globe for her performance as Anna Leonowens in "The King And I" and Terri Mc.Kay in "An Affair To Remember" with Cary Grant?

  • Deborah Carr
  • Deborah Kerr
  • Debbie Carson
  • Debora Mc.Kinley

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Which English actress won an Oscar for the title role in "Julia" and played the title role in "Mary Queen Of Scots"?

  • Jacqueline Bisset
  • Vanessa Redgrave
  • Rachel Roberts
  • Juliet Mills

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Which English actress played Emma Peel in TV's "The Avengers" series and Edwina Lionheart in "Theatre Of Blood"?

  • Virginia Maskell
  • Alexandra Bastedo
  • Sally Douglas
  • Dame Diana Rigg

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Which English actress played Hera in "Jason And The Argonauts" and Pussy Galore in "Goldfinger"?

  • Lois Maxwell
  • Honor Blackman
  • Claudine Auger
  • Ursula Andress

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Which English actress won an Oscar for the title role in "Mary Poppins" and played Maria in "The Sound Of Music"?

  • Julie Andrews
  • Julie Walters
  • Julie Cunningham
  • Julia Anderson

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Which English actress gained a formidable reputation for her performances as a matron in the Carry On films?

  • Fenella Fielding
  • Hattie Jacques
  • Joan Sims
  • Patsy Rowlands

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Which London born actress played Mrs. Kite in "I'm All Right Jack" and Mrs. Crevatte in Tony Hancock's "The Rebel"?

  • Joan Plowright
  • Margaret Rutherford
  • Joan Hickson
  • Irene Handl

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Which English actress played Josephine (Jo) in "A Taste Of Honey" and Dot in "The Leather Boys"?

  • Rita Tushingham
  • Tina Rockingham
  • Susannah York
  • Teresa Washington

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Which English actress won an Oscar for her performance as Jean Brodie in "The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie" and played Miss Bowers in "Death On The Nile"?

  • Helen Mirren
  • Dame Maggie Smith
  • Catherine von Schell
  • Margaret Morris

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Which English actress played Victoria in "The Long Good Friday" and won an Oscar for her performance as Elizabeth II in "The Queen"?

  • Dame Helen Mirren
  • Susan St. James
  • Lindsey Kemp
  • Audrey Hepburn

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Which English actress married Laurence Olivier and featured in many films herself, including "The Entertainer" and "Uncle Vanya"?

  • Joan Hickson
  • Joan Sims
  • Joan Lawson
  • Dame Joan Plowright

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Which English actress played Madame Arcati in "Blithe Spirit" and Mrs. Letitia Prism in "The Importance Of being Earnest"?

  • Margaret Lockwood
  • Dame Margaret Rutherford
  • Margaret Johnstone
  • Joyce Grenfell

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Which English actress appeared in 36 films between 1951-69, including many Carry On films and the role of Jill Masterson in "Goldfinger"?

  • Esma Cannon
  • Peggy Mount
  • Shirley Eaton
  • Thora Hird

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Which English actress was a stalwart of the Carry On films and played Madge Hardcastle in "As Time Goes By"?

  • Joan Sims
  • Barbara WIndsor
  • Patsy Rowlands
  • Liz Fraser

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Which Argentine/British actress became famous for her portrayal of Juliet in Franco Zefferilli's "Romeo And Juliet"?

  • Olivia Hussey
  • Olivia de Havilland
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • Olivia Lawrence

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Which English actress played Alice Le Blanc in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" and the title role in "Jane Eyre"?

  • Suzy Creamcheese
  • Rosalind Knight
  • Nyree Dawn Porter
  • Susannah York

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Which English actress played Miss Wilson in "The Belles Of St. Trinian's" and June 'George' Buckridge in "The Killing Of Sister George"?

  • Flora Robson
  • Beryl Reid
  • Margaret Nolan
  • Patricia Hodge

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Which English actress made her film debut in 1935 and went on to appear in over 60 films, but will perhaps be remembered as the quintessential Miss Marple?

  • June Whitfield
  • Joan Hickson
  • Jane Horrocks
  • Shelley Winters

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Which English actress played Iris Henderson in "The Lady Vanishes" and Barbara Worth in "The Wicked Lady"?

  • Vivien Leigh
  • Kay Walsh
  • Muriel George
  • Margaret Lockwood

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Which English actress appeared in 4 Carry On films and had a long TV partnership with Terry Scott?

  • Jane Wilton
  • Jill Ireland
  • June Whitfield
  • Joan Whigfield

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Which English actress won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Sgt. Sarah Brown in "Guys And Dolls" and played Sharon Falconer in "Elmer Gantry"?

  • Vivien Leigh
  • Angela Lansbury
  • Ann Crawford
  • Jean Simmons

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Which English actress played Rita in "Till Death Us Do Part" and Aunt Sally in the TV series "Worzel Gummidge"?

  • Una Stubbs
  • Annette Andre
  • Julia Foster
  • Felicity Kendal

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Which English actress appeared in 4 Carry On films and played Cynthia Kite in "I'm All Right Jack"?

  • Sheila Hancock
  • Angela Browne
  • Liz Fraser
  • Amanda Barrie

 

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