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Before They Were Famous

What was the occupation of these well known people before they were famous? 16 Questions.

 
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1

Which famous comedian, who died in 1992, was at one time a milkman?

  • Benny Hill
  • Sid James
  • Tommy Cooper

2

Which politician, whose views on immigration caused great controversy and cost him his political career, was once a Professor of Greek?

  • David Steel
  • Enoch Powell
  • John Profumo

3

What was the unlikely former job of ex-US president Gerald Ford?

  • An astronaut
  • A male model
  • A peanut farmer

4

Which British pop singer used to be a gravedigger?

  • Paul Hewson (Bono)
  • Ronan Keating
  • Rod Stewart

5

Which comedy duo were both one-time PE teachers?

  • Cannon and Ball
  • Hale and Pace
  • Little and Large

6

Who was an intelligence officer before he took up writing secret-agent novels?

  • Andy McNab
  • Ian Fleming
  • Joseph Conrad

7

Which former leader of the Liberal Democrats was once a commando?

  • David Steel
  • Sir Menzies Campbell
  • Paddy Ashdown

8

Who was an officer in the Imperial Indian Police before returning to Britain to take up serious writing?

  • George Orwell
  • J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Rudyard Kipling

9

Which snooker player was once a policeman?

  • John Virgo
  • Ray Reardon
  • Terry Griffiths

10

Which screen actress appeared in a 1950s Coal Board information film?

  • Barbara Windsor
  • Hattie Jacques
  • Joan Collins

11

Which one of these musicians once worked in a slaughterhouse?

  • Eric Clapton
  • George Harrison
  • Ozzy Osbourne

12

Which of these actresses was in an advert for Nintendo in 1994?

  • Cameron Diaz
  • Jessica Alba
  • Kirsten Dunst

13

Which one of these actors was a mail sorter for Canada's national postal service?

  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Jim Carrey

14

Which one of these people once had a job as a Christmas decoration maker?

  • Boy George
  • John Lydon
  • Jon Bon Jovi

15

Which one of these Hollywood actors once worked as a janitor in a factory?

  • George Clooney
  • Jim Carrey
  • Nicolas Cage

16

Which one of these musicians used to be a computer programmer?

  • Elvis Costello
  • Graham McPherson (Suggs)
  • Midge Ure

 

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