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Game #191: Star Search

Identify the 125 actors in the clues below. (Every other clue is a quotation.) Then, match them into 73 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself.

21 actors will be used twice, each in two different capacities.

I've got my fingers crossed that there are no alternate matches.

1. “This phrase, how many times have all of us used it? Probably thousands. ‘I could kill you for that, darling.’ ‘Junior, you do that once more and I'm gonna kill you.’ ‘Get in there, Rocky, and kill him!’ See, we say it every day. That doesn't mean we're going to kill anyone.”

2. This actor has been played on film by Errol Flynn and on stage by Christopher Plummer.

3. “If you break his spirit, harm him in any way, keep him from his chosen profession, which is law - something you may not value, but I do - you will meet the voice on the other end of this telephone and it will not be pretty. Do we understand each other?”

4. In an Oscar-winning film, this actor made one of the most memorable entrances in screen history – emerging from the far, far, far horizon as if out of a mirage and slowly, slowly, very slowly riding nearer, nearer, nearer and getting larger, larger, larger….

5. “Tell Richard I saw the pictures that he sent for that feature on the female paratroopers and they're all so deeply unattractive. Is it impossible to find a lovely, slender, female paratrooper? Am I reaching for the stars here?”

6. It’s a toss-up as to which had the more detrimental effect on his career – his private performance on videotape or his public performance at the Oscars.

7. “The only reason people are nice to me is because I have more money than God.”

8. The career of this actress was largely derailed by a 1995 adventure movie – directed by her husband – that remains as one of the biggest box office bombs in Hollywood history.

9. “Dignity. Always dignity.”

10. He played the lead in a film based on a novel by Ian Fleming – but he never played James Bond.

11. “I may have trouble remembering my own name, or what country I live in, but there are two things I can't seem to forget: that my own daughter threw me into a nursing home, and that she ate Minny's sh*t.”

12. In my opinion, the final shot of this actress in a 1951 movie musical is the most beautiful close-up in Hollywood history.

13. “You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know: morons.”

14. Her real-life roles have included a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, the mother of a U.S. President, and the wife of a man who did not inherit a fortune.

15. “I'm an adult. I want to have fun. I want to go to Liverpool and discover the Beatles.”

16. He played the father of the girl in the previous clue (who never did get to Liverpool.)

17. “I was born backwards. That is why I work in Africa as missionary, teaching little brown babies more backwards than myself.”

18. This actor was once the father-in-law of a three time Cy Young Award winner.

19. “That ‘hairball’ is my son and your future king.”

20. In 2013, she was the highest-paid actress over 40 in Hollywood; five years later, she announced her retirement from acting.

21. “That’s the end of my career as a home wrecker.”

22. She played the wife whose home the girl in the preceding clue was attempting to wreck.

23. “Do they teach beauty queens how to apologize? Because you suck at it.”

24. At the age of 43, this actress committed suicide by jumping out of the window of her fifth floor apartment in Pittsburgh.

25. “The chances are you'll get off with life. That means if you're a good girl, you'll be out in twenty years. I'll be waiting for you. If they hang you, I'll always remember you.”

26. His screen career included film adaptations of novels by Ernest Hemingway, Herman Melville, and the novelist referenced in Clue #14.

27. “We're gonna go inside, we're gonna go outside, inside and outside. We're gonna get 'em on the run boys and once we get 'em on the run we're gonna keep 'em on the run. And then we're gonna go go go go go go and we're not gonna stop til we get across that goalline. This is a team they say is... is good, well I think we're better than them. They can't lick us, so what do you say men?”

28. She was born with the name Gillooly but spent the first decade of her career acting under the name McRae.

29. “Wait a minute. You come into my house, my party, to tell me about the future? That the future is tape, videotape, and not film? That it's amateurs and not professionals? I'm a filmmaker, which is why I will never make a movie on tape.”

30. He was the first movie star to receive the Kennedy Center Honors.

31. “I'm going to show you what yum-yum is. Here's yum ... here’s the other yum … and here’s yum-yum.”

32. Although his film career consisted of only seventeen movies, he got to work under the direction of Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston, William Wyler, George Stevens, Fred Zinnemann, Vittorio de Sica, Edward Dmytryk, Elia Kazan, Joseph L. Manciewicz, and Stanley Kramer

33. “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.”

34. For a time in Hollywood, he shared digs with Stan Laurel, who had been his understudy on the English stage.

35. “I mean, what's wrong with taking him on any one of the million f**king felonies that you've seen him do, or I've seen him do? I mean, I mean, he murdered somebody, right? The guy f**king murders somebody, and you don't f**king take him! What are you waiting for, honestly? I mean, do you want him to chop me up and feed me to the poor? Is that what you guys want?”

36. When he won an Oscar, he gave special thanks to his actor father, who had died two years earlier at the age of 45.

37. “I've been thinking. Tomorrow it will be 28 years to the day that I've been in the service. 28 years in peace and war. I don't suppose I've been at home more than 10 months in all that time. Still, it's been a good life. I loved India. I wouldn't have had it any other way. But there are times when suddenly you realize you're nearer the end than the beginning. And you wonder, you ask yourself, what the sum total of your life represents. What difference your being there at any time made to anything - or if it made any difference at all, really. Particularly in comparison with other men's careers. I don't know whether that kind of thinking's very healthy, but I must admit I've had some thoughts on those lines from time to time. But tonight ... tonight!”

38. He received his first Oscar nomination for a role that had previously been played on television by the actor in the preceding clue.

39. “People's reactions to opera the first time they see it is very dramatic; they either love it or they hate it. If they love it, they will always love it. If they don't, they may learn to appreciate it, but it will never become part of their soul.”

40. Troy Donahue and Max Von Sydow never played brothers (unfortunately), but they did share this screen mother.

41. “I'm all man. I even fought in W.W.2. Of course, I was wearing women's undergarments under my uniform.”

42. Between his two marriages, British playwright David Hare was involved with this American actress, whom he often referred to as his muse.

43. “Life is never quite interesting enough. You people who come to the movies know that. So I manage things a little. Nature isn't satisfactory, quite, and so it has to be corrected. So I put my hand in here and my hand in there.”

44. She shares a name with the wife of one great English writer and played another great English writer onscreen.

45. “I was married to Ed for six years. Only thing he was ever good for was to scratch my back where I couldn't reach it.”

46. He received an Oscar nomination for a role that had originally been played on Broadway by Tim Curry, and a Tony nomination for a role that would later be played on screen by Tom Cruise.

47. “I like to think you killed a man. It's the romantic in me.”

48. In a film version of a classic stage comedy, he played a former foundling who was once found in a handbag. (“A haaaaaandbaaaaag?”)

49. “I know there's no such person as Dracula. You know there's no such person as Dracula.”
“But does Dracula know it?”

50. She was named a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1993, an Officier of the Legion of Honor in 2004 and a Commandeur of the Legion of Honor in 2013 – which means that, at this rate, she still has a shot at Grand-officier and even (if she lives past the age of 100) Grand-croix.

51. “I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. You see, there's no guilt in baseball, and it's never boring, which makes it like sex.”

52. In a 1935 film, he pursued one of Hitchcock’s first and best McGuffins.

53. “All right, nobody move! I've got a dragon and I'm not afraid to use it!”

54. She is the earliest living winner of a supporting Oscar.

55. “Story of my life. I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop.”

56. This song-and-dance man appeared in numerous movie musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, but his best role came later in a groundbreaking stage musical by Stephen Sondheim.

57. “I'm a woman. Women are obliged to be far more skillful than men. You can ruin our reputation and our life with a few well-chosen words. So, of course, I had to invent, not only myself, but ways of escape no one has ever thought of before. And I've succeeded because I've always known I was born to dominate your sex and avenge my own.”

58. Her screen mothers included Gene Tierney, Maureen O’Hara, and Rosalind Russell.

59. “Land is the only thing in the world worth workin' for, worth fightin' for, worth dyin' for, because it's the only thing that lasts.”

60. She had the shortest career – eleven films in five years – of any actress on the AFI list of greatest screen legends.

61. “Thanks for finding my daughter's killer, Sean. If only you'd been a little faster.”

62. He was the first actor to be seen on screen in a role that was later played by – among others – Telly Savalas and Max Von Sydow.

63. “Just remember that you're not just reading the news, you're narrating it. Everybody has to sell a little. You're selling them this idea of you, you know, you're sort of saying, trust me I'm, um, credible. So when you feel yourself just reading, stop! Start selling a little.”

64. Her Tony win for an O’Neill revival made her the 22nd person to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting.

65. “Relatively soon, I will die. Maybe in twenty years, maybe tomorrow, it doesn't matter. Once I am dead and everyone who knew me dies too, it will be as though I never existed. What difference has my life made to anyone? None that I can think of. None at all.”

66. He had the distinction of appearing in films with both Paul Robeson and the Marx Brothers (who, alas, never appeared together.)

67. “There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society outside of a kennel.”

68. This 84 year-old character actor was recently the victim of an Internet celebrity death hoax.

69. “Knowing how nervous I must have been, a stranger in a new household, knowing how important it was for me to feel accepted, it was so kind and thoughtful of you to make my first moments here so warm and happy and pleasant.”

70. Since playing the title teenager in the movie that defined his career, he has appeared as himself on Entourage and How I Met Your Mother and competed on Dancing with the Stars.

71. “You are an old man who thinks in terms of nations and peoples. There are no nations. There are no peoples. There are no Russians. There are no Arabs. There are no Third Worlds. There is no West. There is only one holistic system of systems, one vast and immane, interwoven, interacting, multivariate, multinational dominion of dollars.”

72. This actor completes the following chronological list: Stanley Andrews, _____________, Rosemary De Camp, Robert Taylor, Dale Robertson.

73. “I don't know why I wandered out to this part of Texas drunk, and you took me in and pitied me and helped me to straighten out, marry me. Why? Why did that happen? Is there a reason that happened? And Sonny's daddy died in the war, my daughter killed in an automobile accident. Why? See, I don't trust happiness. I never did, I never will.”

74. Her foray into musical comedy opposite an actor in one of the preceding clues is generally considered one of the worst films of the 1970s.

75. “I'm asking you to marry me, you little fool!”

76. During World War I, she toured the country selling Liberty Bonds; by the end of the silent era, she was a has-been; at the time of her death in 1934, she was the #1 box office attraction in Hollywood.

77. “Man who argue with cow on wall is like train without wheels: very soon get nowhere.”

78. A black belt in karate, this American actor got one of his most popular roles because Bruce Lee thought Rod Taylor was too tall.

79. “At the end of every day I drive through the city of Charleston and I cross the bridge that will take me home. I feel the words building inside me, I can't stop them, or tell you why I say them, but as I reach the top of the bridge these words come to me in a whisper. I say these words as a prayer, as regret, as praise, I say: ‘Lowenstein, Lowenstein.’”

80. When this character actress – whom Eli Wallach once described as having the soul of an angel and the mouth of a truck driver – was asked by a reporter how it felt to be acknowledged as one of the greatest actresses in the world, she replied, “Not nearly as exciting as it would be if I were acknowledged as one of the greatest lays in the world.”

81. “Look at this! My first day as a woman and I'm getting hot flashes!”

82. Her first non-musical film was a romantic comedy that on Broadway had starred Diana Sands.

83. “The night was sultry.”

84. Daughter of an actor in one of the preceding clues, she is the only person to be nominated for all four EGOT awards without winning any of them.

85. “You want to know something? I don't think Mozart's going to help at all.”

86. This American actress was married for 15 years to a great French director, but never acted under his direction.

87. “Love is the morning and the evening star.”

88. She is the only actress to be nominated for both an Oscar and a Razzie for the same performance.

89. “The gentleman from the South had a question about the dining arrangements. He and his comrades are discussing place settings now.”

90. She took a five year hiatus from acting in order to head a beleaguered government agency.

91. ”I didn't want your son, Michael! I wouldn't bring another one of you sons into this world! It was an abortion, Michael! It was a son Michael! A son! And I had it killed because this must all end!”

92. He married one of America’s most beloved stars when he was 24 and she was 17, but she divorced him five years later on the grounds of mental cruelty – which certainly didn’t help his career.

93. “You gotta have two things to win. You gotta have brains and you gotta have balls. Now, you got too much of one and not enough of the other.”

94. She made twelve films opposite the same leading man, including two for which she won the Oscar.

95. “You've ruined my life! You've ruined my furniture, you've ruined my clothes! My family likes you more than they like me! Why? All you do is drool and shed and eat!”

96. If they had had supporting Oscars in 1932, she might very well have won one for her portrayal of a good-hearted confidence woman in a classic shipboard tearjerker.

97. “I'm kicking my ass! Do you mind?”

98. He was the hero of Hitchcock’s third talkie and the villain of Hitchcock’s second American film.

99. “Now, this is very important. I want the nominee to be dead two minutes after he begins his acceptance speech, depending on his reading time under pressure.”

100. His screen mothers included Norma Shearer, Helen Hayes, and the actress in Clue #76 – though he is better remembered as a father.

101. “I feel like we've died and gone to heaven - only we had to climb up.”

102. She played the daughter of the woman in the preceding clue.

103. “It's wrong and it was eating me up, it was going to kill me. And I kept asking myself all the time, how did I buy into this s**t? It was because I was pissed off, and nothing I ever did ever took that feeling away. I killed two guys, Danny, I killed them. And it didn't make me feel any different. It just got me more lost and I'm tired of being pissed off, Danny. I'm just tired of it.”

104. The only Oscar-winning actresses to have a Number One record on the Billboard pop charts are Cher, the actress in Clue #82, and this actress.

105. ” I've done a lot of lying in my time. I've lied to men who wear belts. I've lied to men who wear suspenders. But I'd never be so stupid as to lie to a man who wears both belt and suspenders.”

106. In a 1946 movie – probably the best he ever made - he played a real-life character who would later be played by Val Kilmer, Dennis Quaid, and the actor in the preceding clue.

107. “I'd say you don't like to be rated. You like to get out in front, open up a little lead, take a little breather in the backstretch, and then come home free.”

108. His eponymous series was the longest-running sitcom of the 1960s that neither began in the 1950s nor ended in the 1970s.

109. “You see, Mr. Scott? In the water I'm a very skinny lady.”

110. This actor’s son played the title role in a much-reviled remake of the movie referenced in Clue #70.

111. “I fight against fascism. That is my trade.”

112. Her official title is “The Right Honourable The Lady Haden-Guest.”

113. “For as long as I can remember people have hated me. They looked at my face and my body and they ran away in horror. In my loneliness I decided that if I could not inspire love, which is my deepest hope, I would instead cause fear. I live because this poor half-crazed genius, has given me life. He alone held an image of me as something beautiful and then, when it would have been easy enough to stay out of danger, he used his own body as a guinea pig to give me a calmer brain and a somewhat more sophisticated way of expressing myself.”

114. She, the actress in Clue #31, and the actress in Clue #67 all starred in 1940s noir classics based on works by the same author.

115. “In Vegas, everybody's gotta watch everybody else. Since the players are looking to beat the casino, the dealers are watching the players. The box men are watching the dealers. The floor men are watching the box men. The pit bosses are watching the floor men. The shift bosses are watching the pit bosses. The casino manager is watching the shift bosses. I'm watching the casino manager. And the eye-in-the-sky is watching us all.”

116. At least three of her signature songs were written by the composer who also gave us “Lydia the Tattooed Lady.”

117. “So the old lady's gonna m-m-m-meet with an accident, eh, K-K-K-K-Ken?”

118. I’m pretty sure she was the only Iowa-born actress to star in a classic of the French New Wave.

119. “Do you feel that there really is someone? That someday you may find her? You may have come so near her, may even have brushed her on the street. You might even have met her, Charles. Met her and not known her. It might be someone you know, Charles. It might ... it might even be me.”

120. She gave up her acting career when she married a rising politician in 1954; his political career ended as the result of a major scandal nine years later.

121. “Hold me, like you did by the lake on Naboo; so long ago when there was nothing but our love. No politics, no plotting, no war.”

122. The actress in the preceding clue is one of a handful of people to have a certain relationship to mathematician Paul Erdos and a similar relationship to this actor.

123. “There is a leopard on your roof and it's my leopard and I have to get it and to get it I have to sing.”

124. As an actor, he has received the same number of Oscar nominations as his wife and one fewer than his sister – but overall, he’s received more Oscar nominations than both of them put together.

125. “You have no right to call me a murderer. You have a right to kill me. You have a right to do that. But you have no right to judge me. It's impossible for words to describe what is necessary to those who do not know what horror means.”


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6. It’s a toss-up as to which had the more detrimental effect on his career – his private performance on videotape or his public performance at the Oscars.

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1. “This phrase, how many times have all of us used it? Probably thousands. ‘I could kill you for that, darling.’ ‘Junior, you do that once more and I'm gonna kill you.’ ‘Get in there, Rocky, and kill him!’ See, we say it every day. That doesn't mean we're going to kill anyone.”

HENRY FONDA in 12 Angry Men

2. This actor has been played on film by Errol Flynn and on stage by Christopher Plummer.

JOHN BARRYMORE?

3. “If you break his spirit, harm him in any way, keep him from his chosen profession, which is law - something you may not value, but I do - you will meet the voice on the other end of this telephone and it will not be pretty. Do we understand each other?”

FRANCES MCDORMAND - Almost Famous

8. The career of this actress was largely derailed by a 1995 adventure movie – directed by her husband – that remains as one of the biggest box office bombs in Hollywood history.

I am guessing GEENA DAVIS

9. “Dignity. Always dignity.”

GENE KELLY

10. He played the lead in a film based on a novel by Ian Fleming – but he never played James Bond.

DICK VAN DYKE (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)

11. “I may have trouble remembering my own name, or what country I live in, but there are two things I can't seem to forget: that my own daughter threw me into a nursing home, and that she ate Minny's sh*t.”

SISSY SPACEK

12. In my opinion, the final shot of this actress in a 1951 movie musical is the most beautiful close-up in Hollywood history.

AVA GARDNER?

14. Her real-life roles have included a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, the mother of a U.S. President, and the wife of a man who did not inherit a fortune.

MARY STEENBURGEN

15. “I'm an adult. I want to have fun. I want to go to Liverpool and discover the Beatles.”

KATHLEEN TURNER

16. He played the father of the girl in the previous clue (who never did get to Liverpool.)

DON MURRAY

17. “I was born backwards. That is why I work in Africa as missionary, teaching little brown babies more backwards than myself.”

INGRID BERGMAN

21. “That’s the end of my career as a home wrecker.”

Sounds like TERESA WRIGHT in Best Years of Our Lives

22. She played the wife whose home the girl in the preceding clue was attempting to wreck.

And if it is, this is VIRGINIA MAYO (who was doing a pretty good job of wrecking it herself, running around on Dana Andrews. But I'm not sayin' a word).

24. At the age of 43, this actress committed suicide by jumping out of the window of her fifth floor apartment in Pittsburgh.

This is one of the actresses in The Group, but I don't remember which one (except Shirley Knight or Candice Bergen)

25. “The chances are you'll get off with life. That means if you're a good girl, you'll be out in twenty years. I'll be waiting for you. If they hang you, I'll always remember you.”

HUMPHREY BOGART

27. “We're gonna go inside, we're gonna go outside, inside and outside. We're gonna get 'em on the run boys and once we get 'em on the run we're gonna keep 'em on the run. And then we're gonna go go go go go go and we're not gonna stop til we get across that goalline. This is a team they say is... is good, well I think we're better than them. They can't lick us, so what do you say men?”

Is this PAT O'BRIEN as Knute Rockne??

31. “I'm going to show you what yum-yum is. Here's yum ... here’s the other yum … and here’s yum-yum.”

BARBARA STANWYCK in Ball of Fire

OK - we are getting ready to leave. So I will pick up answers as a I can on the way.


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8. The career of this actress was largely derailed by a 1995 adventure movie – directed by her husband – that remains as one of the biggest box office bombs in Hollywood history.
GEENA DAVIS

10. He played the lead in a film based on a novel by Ian Fleming – but he never played James Bond.
**** VAN ****

62. He was the first actor to be seen on screen in a role that was later played by – among others – Telly Savalas and Max Von Sydow.
ANTHONY DAWSON

79. “At the end of every day I drive through the city of Charleston and I cross the bridge that will take me home. I feel the words building inside me, I can't stop them, or tell you why I say them, but as I reach the top of the bridge these words come to me in a whisper. I say these words as a prayer, as regret, as praise, I say: ‘Lowenstein, Lowenstein.’”
NICK NOLTE

81. “Look at this! My first day as a woman and I'm getting hot flashes!”
ROBIN WILLIAMS

91. ”I didn't want your son, Michael! I wouldn't bring another one of you sons into this world! It was an abortion, Michael! It was a son Michael! A son! And I had it killed because this must all end!”
DIANE KEATON

99. “Now, this is very important. I want the nominee to be dead two minutes after he begins his acceptance speech, depending on his reading time under pressure.”
ANGELA LANSBURY

104. The only Oscar-winning actresses to have a Number One record on the Billboard pop charts are Cher, the actress in Clue #82, and this actress.
LADY GAGA

121. “Hold me, like you did by the lake on Naboo; so long ago when there was nothing but our love. No politics, no plotting, no war.”
NATALIE PORTMAN


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104. The only Oscar-winning actresses to have a Number One record on the Billboard pop charts are Cher, the actress in Clue #82, and this actress.
LADY GAGA


I can see how the phrasing on this might have been ambiguous, so let me clarify that I meant someone who won an Oscar for acting.


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QUICK PASS REDUX - Will definitely be on the road after this (have been stick in a traffic jam)

33. RICHARD CASTELLANO

34. CHARLIE CHAPLIN?

39. RICHARD GERE in Pretty Woman?

42. BLAIR BROWN??

47. CLAUDE RAINS

51. SUSAN SARANDON

53. EDDIE MURPHY

55. MARILYN MONROE

57. GLENN CLOSE

58. NATALIE WOOD

59. THOMAS MITCHELL

60. GRACE KELLY

67. JOAN CRAWFORD

74. LUCILLE BALL? which would make a proviso answer Robert Preston?

76. MARIE DRESSLER?

86 CANDACE BERGEN

91 DIANE KEATON

96 How about ALINE MCMAHON?

101. MILDRED NATWICK

102 JANE FONDA


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2. This actor has been played on film by Errol Flynn and on stage by Christopher Plummer.

JOHN BARRYMORE (Mrs. SSS and I saw the play Barrymore last year at the Shakespeare Tavern here in Atlanta; Christopher Plummer was not playing the role)

4. In an Oscar-winning film, this actor made one of the most memorable entrances in screen history – emerging from the far, far, far horizon as if out of a mirage and slowly, slowly, very slowly riding nearer, nearer, nearer and getting larger, larger, larger….

OMAR SHARIF

6. It’s a toss-up as to which had the more detrimental effect on his career – his private performance on videotape or his public performance at the Oscars.

ROB LOWE

8. The career of this actress was largely derailed by a 1995 adventure movie – directed by her husband – that remains as one of the biggest box office bombs in Hollywood history.

GEENA DAVIS

10. He played the lead in a film based on a novel by Ian Fleming – but he never played James Bond.

DICK VAN DYKE

27. “We're gonna go inside, we're gonna go outside, inside and outside. We're gonna get 'em on the run boys and once we get 'em on the run we're gonna keep 'em on the run. And then we're gonna go go go go go go and we're not gonna stop til we get across that goalline. This is a team they say is... is good, well I think we're better than them. They can't lick us, so what do you say men?”

PAT O'BRIEN

33. “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.”

RICHARD CASTELLANO

36. When he won an Oscar, he gave special thanks to his actor father, who had died two years earlier at the age of 45.

TIMOTHY HUTTON (Jim Hutton's death was probably the reason Timothy Hutton won the Oscar)

40. Troy Donahue and Max Von Sydow never played brothers (unfortunately), but they did share this screen mother.

DOROTHY MCGUIRE

62. He was the first actor to be seen on screen in a role that was later played by – among others – Telly Savalas and Max Von Sydow.

DONALD PLEASENCE

68. This 84 year-old character actor was recently the victim of an Internet celebrity death hoax.

Frank, you do know you're really, really tempting fate with this clue.

70. Since playing the title teenager in the movie that defined his career, he has appeared as himself on Entourage and How I Met Your Mother and competed on Dancing with the Stars.

MATTHEW BRODERICK?

82. Her first non-musical film was a romantic comedy that on Broadway had starred Diana Sands.

BARBRA STREISAND (I didn't get this until Clue 104)

89. “The gentleman from the South had a question about the dining arrangements. He and his comrades are discussing place settings now.”

LEE MARVIN

92. He married one of America’s most beloved stars when he was 24 and she was 17, but she divorced him five years later on the grounds of mental cruelty – which certainly didn’t help his career.

JOHN AGAR

94. She made twelve films opposite the same leading man, including two for which she won the Oscar.

KATHARINE HEPBURN?

99. “Now, this is very important. I want the nominee to be dead two minutes after he begins his acceptance speech, depending on his reading time under pressure.”

ANGELA LANSBURY

100. His screen mothers included Norma Shearer, Helen Hayes, and the actress in Clue #76 – though he is better remembered as a father.

104. The only Oscar-winning actresses to have a Number One record on the Billboard pop charts are Cher, the actress in Clue #82, and this actress.

JENNIFER HUDSON?

105. ” I've done a lot of lying in my time. I've lied to men who wear belts. I've lied to men who wear suspenders. But I'd never be so stupid as to lie to a man who wears both belt and suspenders.”

KIRK DOUGLAS (I figured this one out from Clue 106)

106. In a 1946 movie – probably the best he ever made - he played a real-life character who would later be played by Val Kilmer, Dennis Quaid, and the actor in the preceding clue.

VICTOR MATURE

109. “You see, Mr. Scott? In the water I'm a very skinny lady.”

SHELLEY WINTERS

118. I’m pretty sure she was the only Iowa-born actress to star in a classic of the French New Wave.

JEAN SEBERG

124. As an actor, he has received the same number of Oscar nominations as his wife and one fewer than his sister – but overall, he’s received more Oscar nominations than both of them put together.

WARREN BEATTY?

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48. In a film version of a classic stage comedy, he played a former foundling who was once found in a handbag. (“A haaaaaandbaaaaag?”)
COLIN FIRTH?

70. Since playing the title teenager in the movie that defined his career, he has appeared as himself on Entourage and How I Met Your Mother and competed on Dancing with the Stars.
RALPH MACCHIO

83. “The night was sultry.”
MAMA FROM THROW MAMA FROM THE TRAIN

103. “It's wrong and it was eating me up, it was going to kill me. And I kept asking myself all the time, how did I buy into this s**t? It was because I was pissed off, and nothing I ever did ever took that feeling away. I killed two guys, Danny, I killed them. And it didn't make me feel any different. It just got me more lost and I'm tired of being pissed off, Danny. I'm just tired of it.”
ED NORTON?

110. This actor’s son played the title role in a much-reviled remake of the movie referenced in Clue #70.
WILL SMITH

117. “So the old lady's gonna m-m-m-meet with an accident, eh, K-K-K-K-Ken?”
KEVIN KLINE

122. The actress in the preceding clue is one of a handful of people to have a certain relationship to mathematician Paul Erdos and a similar relationship to this actor.
KEVIN BACON

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123. is KATHARINE HEPBURN in Bringing Up Baby.

120. Is VALERIE HOBSON, who married John Profumo

I think 119. is GREER GARSON in Ransom Harvest

116. is JUDY GARLAND. Harold Arlen is the composer of Over the Rainbow, Get Happy and Man That Got Away, as well as Lydia

I am betting that 114 is LANA TURNER. The author is James M Cain

112. JAMIE LEE CURTIS

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123. is KATHARINE HEPBURN in Bringing Up Baby.

120. Is VALERIE HOBSON, who married John Profumo

I think 119. is GREER GARSON in Ransom Harvest

116. is JUDY GARLAND. Harold Arlen is the composer of Over the Rainbow, Get Happy and Man That Got Away, as well as Lydia

I am betting that 114 is LANA TURNER. The author is James M Cain

112. JAMIE LEE CURTIS

107. LAUREN BACALL


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18. This actor was once the father-in-law of a three time Cy Young Award winner.

I just realized this is RICHARD WIDMARK. The pitcher is Sandy Koufax.


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104. The only Oscar-winning actresses to have a Number One record on the Billboard pop charts are Cher, the actress in Clue #82, and this actress.
LADY GAGA


I can see how the phrasing on this might have been ambiguous, so let me clarify that I meant someone who won an Oscar for acting.



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100. His screen mothers included Norma Shearer, Helen Hayes, and the actress in Clue #76 – though he is better remembered as a father.

ROBERT YOUNG (Strange Interlude, Madelon Claudet and Tugboat Annie - confirming #76 as Marie Dressler)


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80. When this character actress – whom Eli Wallach once described as having the soul of an angel and the mouth of a truck driver – was asked by a reporter how it felt to be acknowledged as one of the greatest actresses in the world, she replied, “Not nearly as exciting as it would be if I were acknowledged as one of the greatest lays in the world.”

IIRC, this is MAUREEN STAPLETON


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66. He had the distinction of appearing in films with both Paul Robeson and the Marx Brothers (who, alas, never appeared together.)

ALLAN JONES? (Show Boat and Day at the Races)


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32. Although his film career consisted of only seventeen movies, he got to work under the direction of Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston, William Wyler, George Stevens, Fred Zinnemann, Vittorio de Sica, Edward Dmytryk, Elia Kazan, Joseph L. Manciewicz, and Stanley Kramer

Can this be MONTGOMERY CLIFT?

I didn't think it was Clift but I realized that I Confess must be Hitchcock and Indiscretion of an American Wife must be DeSica


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28. She was born with the name Gillooly but spent the first decade of her career acting under the name McRae.

ELLEN BURSTYN

29. “Wait a minute. You come into my house, my party, to tell me about the future? That the future is tape, videotape, and not film? That it's amateurs and not professionals? I'm a filmmaker, which is why I will never make a movie on tape.”

BURT REYNOLDS in Boogie Nights??


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26. His screen career included film adaptations of novels by Ernest Hemingway, Herman Melville, and the novelist referenced in Clue #14.

GREGORY PECK? Snows of Killimanjaro, Moby Dick and, if Steenburgen is right, The Yearling


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54. She is the earliest living winner of a supporting Oscar.

EVA MARIE SAINT??


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Identify the 125 actors in the clues below. (Every other clue is a quotation.) Then, match them into 73 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself.

21 actors will be used twice, each in two different capacities.

I've got my fingers crossed that there are no alternate matches.

4. In an Oscar-winning film, this actor made one of the most memorable entrances in screen history – emerging from the far, far, far horizon as if out of a mirage and slowly, slowly, very slowly riding nearer, nearer, nearer and getting larger, larger, larger….

Omar Sharif

6. It’s a toss-up as to which had the more detrimental effect on his career – his private performance on videotape or his public performance at the Oscars.

James Franco?

10. He played the lead in a film based on a novel by Ian Fleming – but he never played James Bond.

Dick Van Dyke

12. In my opinion, the final shot of this actress in a 1951 movie musical is the most beautiful close-up in Hollywood history.

Gloria Swanson

13. “You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know: morons.”

Gene Wilder

14. Her real-life roles have included a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, the mother of a U.S. President, and the wife of a man who did not inherit a fortune.

Mary Steenburgen?

19. “That ‘hairball’ is my son and your future king.”

James Earl Jones

41. “I'm all man. I even fought in W.W.2. Of course, I was wearing women's undergarments under my uniform.”

Johnny Depp

46. He received an Oscar nomination for a role that had originally been played on Broadway by Tim Curry, and a Tony nomination for a role that would later be played on screen by Tom Cruise.

Tom Hulce

49. “I know there's no such person as Dracula. You know there's no such person as Dracula.”
“But does Dracula know it?”

Willem Dafoe?

51. “I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. You see, there's no guilt in baseball, and it's never boring, which makes it like sex.”

Susan Sarandon

60. She had the shortest career – eleven films in five years – of any actress on the AFI list of greatest screen legends.

Grace Kelly?

69. “Knowing how nervous I must have been, a stranger in a new household, knowing how important it was for me to feel accepted, it was so kind and thoughtful of you to make my first moments here so warm and happy and pleasant.”

Julie Andrews

74. Her foray into musical comedy opposite an actor in one of the preceding clues is generally considered one of the worst films of the 1970s.

Cybill Shepard

76. During World War I, she toured the country selling Liberty Bonds; by the end of the silent era, she was a has-been; at the time of her death in 1934, she was the #1 box office attraction in Hollywood.

Rin Tin Tin?

81. “Look at this! My first day as a woman and I'm getting hot flashes!”

Dustin Hoffman

88. She is the only actress to be nominated for both an Oscar and a Razzie for the same performance.

Faye Dunaway

91. ”I didn't want your son, Michael! I wouldn't bring another one of you sons into this world! It was an abortion, Michael! It was a son Michael! A son! And I had it killed because this must all end!”

Diane Keaton

94. She made twelve films opposite the same leading man, including two for which she won the Oscar.

Katherine Hepburn

99. “Now, this is very important. I want the nominee to be dead two minutes after he begins his acceptance speech, depending on his reading time under pressure.”

Angela Lansbury

100. His screen mothers included Norma Shearer, Helen Hayes, and the actress in Clue #76 – though he is better remembered as a father.

Well I guess #76 is NOT Rin Tin Tin

106. In a 1946 movie – probably the best he ever made - he played a real-life character who would later be played by Val Kilmer, Dennis Quaid, and the actor in the preceding clue.

Henry Fonda?

108. His eponymous series was the longest-running sitcom of the 1960s that neither began in the 1950s nor ended in the 1970s.

Danny Thomas?

109. “You see, Mr. Scott? In the water I'm a very skinny lady.”

113. “For as long as I can remember people have hated me. They looked at my face and my body and they ran away in horror. In my loneliness I decided that if I could not inspire love, which is my deepest hope, I would instead cause fear. I live because this poor half-crazed genius, has given me life. He alone held an image of me as something beautiful and then, when it would have been easy enough to stay out of danger, he used his own body as a guinea pig to give me a calmer brain and a somewhat more sophisticated way of expressing myself.”

Peter Boyle

115. “In Vegas, everybody's gotta watch everybody else. Since the players are looking to beat the casino, the dealers are watching the players. The box men are watching the dealers. The floor men are watching the box men. The pit bosses are watching the floor men. The shift bosses are watching the pit bosses. The casino manager is watching the shift bosses. I'm watching the casino manager. And the eye-in-the-sky is watching us all.”

Someone from Ocean's Eleven

117. “So the old lady's gonna m-m-m-meet with an accident, eh, K-K-K-K-Ken?”

Kevin Kline

121. “Hold me, like you did by the lake on Naboo; so long ago when there was nothing but our love. No politics, no plotting, no war.”

Natalie Portman

124. As an actor, he has received the same number of Oscar nominations as his wife and one fewer than his sister – but overall, he’s received more Oscar nominations than both of them put together.

Warren Beatty

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74. Her foray into musical comedy opposite an actor in one of the preceding clues is generally considered one of the worst films of the 1970s.

Cybill Shepard


This makes much more sense than my guess of Lucille Ball with Mame. We've got Burt Reynolds in Boogie Nights.


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Game #191: Star Search

Identify the 125 actors in the clues below. (Every other clue is a quotation.) Then, match them into 73 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself.

21 actors will be used twice, each in two different capacities.

1. “This phrase, how many times have all of us used it? Probably thousands. ‘I could kill you for that, darling.’ ‘Junior, you do that once more and I'm gonna kill you.’ ‘Get in there, Rocky, and kill him!’ See, we say it every day. That doesn't mean we're going to kill anyone.”

HENRY FONDA

2. This actor has been played on film by Errol Flynn and on stage by Christopher Plummer.

JOHN BARRYMORE

3. “If you break his spirit, harm him in any way, keep him from his chosen profession, which is law - something you may not value, but I do - you will meet the voice on the other end of this telephone and it will not be pretty. Do we understand each other?”

FRANCES MCDORMAND

4. In an Oscar-winning film, this actor made one of the most memorable entrances in screen history – emerging from the far, far, far horizon as if out of a mirage and slowly, slowly, very slowly riding nearer, nearer, nearer and getting larger, larger, larger….

OMAR SHARIF

5. “Tell Richard I saw the pictures that he sent for that feature on the female paratroopers and they're all so deeply unattractive. Is it impossible to find a lovely, slender, female paratrooper? Am I reaching for the stars here?”

6. It’s a toss-up as to which had the more detrimental effect on his career – his private performance on videotape or his public performance at the Oscars.

ROB LOWE

7. “The only reason people are nice to me is because I have more money than God.”

8. The career of this actress was largely derailed by a 1995 adventure movie – directed by her husband – that remains as one of the biggest box office bombs in Hollywood history.

GEENA DAVIS

9. “Dignity. Always dignity.”

GENE KELLY

10. He played the lead in a film based on a novel by Ian Fleming – but he never played James Bond.

DICK VAN DYKE

11. “I may have trouble remembering my own name, or what country I live in, but there are two things I can't seem to forget: that my own daughter threw me into a nursing home, and that she ate Minny's sh*t.”

SISSY SPACEK

12. In my opinion, the final shot of this actress in a 1951 movie musical is the most beautiful close-up in Hollywood history.

AVA GARDNER?

13. “You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know: morons.”

GENE WILDER

14. Her real-life roles have included a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, the mother of a U.S. President, and the wife of a man who did not inherit a fortune.

MARY STEENBURGEN

15. “I'm an adult. I want to have fun. I want to go to Liverpool and discover the Beatles.”

KATHLEEN TURNER

16. He played the father of the girl in the previous clue (who never did get to Liverpool.)

DON MURRAY

17. “I was born backwards. That is why I work in Africa as missionary, teaching little brown babies more backwards than myself.”

INGRID BERGMAN

18. This actor was once the father-in-law of a three time Cy Young Award winner.

RICHARD WIDMARK

19. “That ‘hairball’ is my son and your future king.”

JAMES EARL JONES

20. In 2013, she was the highest-paid actress over 40 in Hollywood; five years later, she announced her retirement from acting.

21. “That’s the end of my career as a home wrecker.”

TERESA WRIGHT

22. She played the wife whose home the girl in the preceding clue was attempting to wreck.

VIRGINIA MAYO

23. “Do they teach beauty queens how to apologize? Because you suck at it.”

ALBERT FINNEY

24. At the age of 43, this actress committed suicide by jumping out of the window of her fifth floor apartment in Pittsburgh.

Someone from The Group

25. “The chances are you'll get off with life. That means if you're a good girl, you'll be out in twenty years. I'll be waiting for you. If they hang you, I'll always remember you.”

HUMPHREY BOGART

26. His screen career included film adaptations of novels by Ernest Hemingway, Herman Melville, and the novelist referenced in Clue #14.

GREGORY PECK?

27. “We're gonna go inside, we're gonna go outside, inside and outside. We're gonna get 'em on the run boys and once we get 'em on the run we're gonna keep 'em on the run. And then we're gonna go go go go go go and we're not gonna stop til we get across that goalline. This is a team they say is... is good, well I think we're better than them. They can't lick us, so what do you say men?”

PAT O’BRIEN

28. She was born with the name Gillooly but spent the first decade of her career acting under the name McRae.

ELLEN BURSTYN

29. “Wait a minute. You come into my house, my party, to tell me about the future? That the future is tape, videotape, and not film? That it's amateurs and not professionals? I'm a filmmaker, which is why I will never make a movie on tape.”

BURT REYNOLDS

30. He was the first movie star to receive the Kennedy Center Honors.

FRED ASTAIRE? HENRY FONDA? CARY GRANT?

31. “I'm going to show you what yum-yum is. Here's yum ... here’s the other yum … and here’s yum-yum.”

BARBARA STANWYCK

32. Although his film career consisted of only seventeen movies, he got to work under the direction of Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston, William Wyler, George Stevens, Fred Zinnemann, Vittorio de Sica, Edward Dmytryk, Elia Kazan, Joseph L. Manciewicz, and Stanley Kramer

MONTGOMERY CLIFT?

33. “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.”

RICHARD CASTELLANO

34. For a time in Hollywood, he shared digs with Stan Laurel, who had been his understudy on the English stage.

CHARLIE CHAPLIN

35. “I mean, what's wrong with taking him on any one of the million f**king felonies that you've seen him do, or I've seen him do? I mean, I mean, he murdered somebody, right? The guy f**king murders somebody, and you don't f**king take him! What are you waiting for, honestly? I mean, do you want him to chop me up and feed me to the poor? Is that what you guys want?”

36. When he won an Oscar, he gave special thanks to his actor father, who had died two years earlier at the age of 45.

TIMOTHY HUTTON

37. “I've been thinking. Tomorrow it will be 28 years to the day that I've been in the service. 28 years in peace and war. I don't suppose I've been at home more than 10 months in all that time. Still, it's been a good life. I loved India. I wouldn't have had it any other way. But there are times when suddenly you realize you're nearer the end than the beginning. And you wonder, you ask yourself, what the sum total of your life represents. What difference your being there at any time made to anything - or if it made any difference at all, really. Particularly in comparison with other men's careers. I don't know whether that kind of thinking's very healthy, but I must admit I've had some thoughts on those lines from time to time. But tonight ... tonight!”

38. He received his first Oscar nomination for a role that had previously been played on television by the actor in the preceding clue.

39. “People's reactions to opera the first time they see it is very dramatic; they either love it or they hate it. If they love it, they will always love it. If they don't, they may learn to appreciate it, but it will never become part of their soul.”

RICHAR GERE?

40. Troy Donahue and Max Von Sydow never played brothers (unfortunately), but they did share this screen mother.

DOROTHY MCGUIRE

41. “I'm all man. I even fought in W.W.2. Of course, I was wearing women's undergarments under my uniform.”

JOHNNY DEPP

42. Between his two marriages, British playwright David Hare was involved with this American actress, whom he often referred to as his muse.

BLAIR BROWN?

43. “Life is never quite interesting enough. You people who come to the movies know that. So I manage things a little. Nature isn't satisfactory, quite, and so it has to be corrected. So I put my hand in here and my hand in there.”

SHIRLEY BOOTH in The Matchmaker. The “I put my hand in” is the basis for a Jerry Herman Hello Dolly song.

44. She shares a name with the wife of one great English writer and played another great English writer onscreen.

45. “I was married to Ed for six years. Only thing he was ever good for was to scratch my back where I couldn't reach it.”

46. He received an Oscar nomination for a role that had originally been played on Broadway by Tim Curry, and a Tony nomination for a role that would later be played on screen by Tom Cruise.

TOM HULSE

47. “I like to think you killed a man. It's the romantic in me.”

CLAUDE RAINS

48. In a film version of a classic stage comedy, he played a former foundling who was once found in a handbag. (“A haaaaaandbaaaaag?”)

COLIN FIRTH

49. “I know there's no such person as Dracula. You know there's no such person as Dracula.”
“But does Dracula know it?”

WILLEM DAFOE?

50. She was named a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1993, an Officier of the Legion of Honor in 2004 and a Commandeur of the Legion of Honor in 2013 – which means that, at this rate, she still has a shot at Grand-officier and even (if she lives past the age of 100) Grand-croix.

51. “I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. You see, there's no guilt in baseball, and it's never boring, which makes it like sex.”

SUSAN SARANDON

52. In a 1935 film, he pursued one of Hitchcock’s first and best McGuffins.

53. “All right, nobody move! I've got a dragon and I'm not afraid to use it!”

EDDIE MURPHY

54. She is the earliest living winner of a supporting Oscar.

EVA MARIE SAINT?

55. “Story of my life. I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop.”

MARILYN MONROE

56. This song-and-dance man appeared in numerous movie musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, but his best role came later in a groundbreaking stage musical by Stephen Sondheim.

57. “I'm a woman. Women are obliged to be far more skillful than men. You can ruin our reputation and our life with a few well-chosen words. So, of course, I had to invent, not only myself, but ways of escape no one has ever thought of before. And I've succeeded because I've always known I was born to dominate your sex and avenge my own.”

GLENN CLOSE

58. Her screen mothers included Gene Tierney, Maureen O’Hara, and Rosalind Russell.

NATALIE WOOD

59. “Land is the only thing in the world worth workin' for, worth fightin' for, worth dyin' for, because it's the only thing that lasts.”

THOMAS MITCHELL

60. She had the shortest career – eleven films in five years – of any actress on the AFI list of greatest screen legends.

GRACE KELLY

61. “Thanks for finding my daughter's killer, Sean. If only you'd been a little faster.”

62. He was the first actor to be seen on screen in a role that was later played by – among others – Telly Savalas and Max Von Sydow.

ANTHONY DAWSON? DONALD PLEASANCE?

63. “Just remember that you're not just reading the news, you're narrating it. Everybody has to sell a little. You're selling them this idea of you, you know, you're sort of saying, trust me I'm, um, credible. So when you feel yourself just reading, stop! Start selling a little.”

64. Her Tony win for an O’Neill revival made her the 22nd person to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting.

65. “Relatively soon, I will die. Maybe in twenty years, maybe tomorrow, it doesn't matter. Once I am dead and everyone who knew me dies too, it will be as though I never existed. What difference has my life made to anyone? None that I can think of. None at all.”

66. He had the distinction of appearing in films with both Paul Robeson and the Marx Brothers (who, alas, never appeared together.)

ALLAN JONES

67. “There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society outside of a kennel.”

JOAN CRAWFORD

68. This 84 year-old character actor was recently the victim of an Internet celebrity death hoax.

69. “Knowing how nervous I must have been, a stranger in a new household, knowing how important it was for me to feel accepted, it was so kind and thoughtful of you to make my first moments here so warm and happy and pleasant.”

JULIE ANDREWS

70. Since playing the title teenager in the movie that defined his career, he has appeared as himself on Entourage and How I Met Your Mother and competed on Dancing with the Stars.

RALPH MACCIO

71. “You are an old man who thinks in terms of nations and peoples. There are no nations. There are no peoples. There are no Russians. There are no Arabs. There are no Third Worlds. There is no West. There is only one holistic system of systems, one vast and immane, interwoven, interacting, multivariate, multinational dominion of dollars.”

72. This actor completes the following chronological list: Stanley Andrews, _____________, Rosemary De Camp, Robert Taylor, Dale Robertson.

73. “I don't know why I wandered out to this part of Texas drunk, and you took me in and pitied me and helped me to straighten out, marry me. Why? Why did that happen? Is there a reason that happened? And Sonny's daddy died in the war, my daughter killed in an automobile accident. Why? See, I don't trust happiness. I never did, I never will.”

74. Her foray into musical comedy opposite an actor in one of the preceding clues is generally considered one of the worst films of the 1970s.

CYBILL SHEPHERD

75. “I'm asking you to marry me, you little fool!”

76. During World War I, she toured the country selling Liberty Bonds; by the end of the silent era, she was a has-been; at the time of her death in 1934, she was the #1 box office attraction in Hollywood.

MARIE DRESSLER

77. “Man who argue with cow on wall is like train without wheels: very soon get nowhere.”

78. A black belt in karate, this American actor got one of his most popular roles because Bruce Lee thought Rod Taylor was too tall.

79. “At the end of every day I drive through the city of Charleston and I cross the bridge that will take me home. I feel the words building inside me, I can't stop them, or tell you why I say them, but as I reach the top of the bridge these words come to me in a whisper. I say these words as a prayer, as regret, as praise, I say: ‘Lowenstein, Lowenstein.’”

NICK NOLTE

80. When this character actress – whom Eli Wallach once described as having the soul of an angel and the mouth of a truck driver – was asked by a reporter how it felt to be acknowledged as one of the greatest actresses in the world, she replied, “Not nearly as exciting as it would be if I were acknowledged as one of the greatest lays in the world.”

MAUREEN STAPLETON?

81. “Look at this! My first day as a woman and I'm getting hot flashes!”

ROBIN WILLIAMS? DUSTIN HOFFMAN?

82. Her first non-musical film was a romantic comedy that on Broadway had starred Diana Sands.

BARBRA STREISAND

83. “The night was sultry.”

ANNE RAMSEY

84. Daughter of an actor in one of the preceding clues, she is the only person to be nominated for all four EGOT awards without winning any of them.

85. “You want to know something? I don't think Mozart's going to help at all.”

86. This American actress was married for 15 years to a great French director, but never acted under his direction.

CANDICE BERGEN

87. “Love is the morning and the evening star.”

88. She is the only actress to be nominated for both an Oscar and a Razzie for the same performance.

FAYE DUNAWAY

89. “The gentleman from the South had a question about the dining arrangements. He and his comrades are discussing place settings now.”

LEE MARVIN

90. She took a five year hiatus from acting in order to head a beleaguered government agency.

91. ”I didn't want your son, Michael! I wouldn't bring another one of you sons into this world! It was an abortion, Michael! It was a son Michael! A son! And I had it killed because this must all end!”

DIANE KEATON

92. He married one of America’s most beloved stars when he was 24 and she was 17, but she divorced him five years later on the grounds of mental cruelty – which certainly didn’t help his career.

JOHN AGAR

93. “You gotta have two things to win. You gotta have brains and you gotta have balls. Now, you got too much of one and not enough of the other.”

94. She made twelve films opposite the same leading man, including two for which she won the Oscar.

I don't think it can be Hepburn. Only one of her Oscars came opposite Tracy (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner) and I am pretty sure she is the answer to the leopard one below.

95. “You've ruined my life! You've ruined my furniture, you've ruined my clothes! My family likes you more than they like me! Why? All you do is drool and shed and eat!”

96. If they had had supporting Oscars in 1932, she might very well have won one for her portrayal of a good-hearted confidence woman in a classic shipboard tearjerker.

ALINE MCMAHON?

97. “I'm kicking my ass! Do you mind?”

98. He was the hero of Hitchcock’s third talkie and the villain of Hitchcock’s second American film.

99. “Now, this is very important. I want the nominee to be dead two minutes after he begins his acceptance speech, depending on his reading time under pressure.”

ANGELA LANSBURY

100. His screen mothers included Norma Shearer, Helen Hayes, and the actress in Clue #76 – though he is better remembered as a father.

ROBERT YOUNG

101. “I feel like we've died and gone to heaven - only we had to climb up.”

MILDRED NATWICK

102. She played the daughter of the woman in the preceding clue.

JANE FONDA

103. “It's wrong and it was eating me up, it was going to kill me. And I kept asking myself all the time, how did I buy into this s**t? It was because I was pissed off, and nothing I ever did ever took that feeling away. I killed two guys, Danny, I killed them. And it didn't make me feel any different. It just got me more lost and I'm tired of being pissed off, Danny. I'm just tired of it.”

EDWARD NORTON

104. The only Oscar-winning actresses to have a Number One record on the Billboard pop charts are Cher, the actress in Clue #82, and this actress.

JENNIFER HOLIDAY?

105. ” I've done a lot of lying in my time. I've lied to men who wear belts. I've lied to men who wear suspenders. But I'd never be so stupid as to lie to a man who wears both belt and suspenders.”

KIRK DOUGLAS

106. In a 1946 movie – probably the best he ever made - he played a real-life character who would later be played by Val Kilmer, Dennis Quaid, and the actor in the preceding clue.

VICTOR MATURE

107. “I'd say you don't like to be rated. You like to get out in front, open up a little lead, take a little breather in the backstretch, and then come home free.”

LAUREN BACALL

108. His eponymous series was the longest-running sitcom of the 1960s that neither began in the 1950s nor ended in the 1970s.

DANNY THOMAS?

109. “You see, Mr. Scott? In the water I'm a very skinny lady.”

SHELLEY WINTERS

110. This actor’s son played the title role in a much-reviled remake of the movie referenced in Clue #70.

WILL SMITH

111. “I fight against fascism. That is my trade.”

112. Her official title is “The Right Honourable The Lady Haden-Guest.”

JAMIE LEE CURTIS

113. “For as long as I can remember people have hated me. They looked at my face and my body and they ran away in horror. In my loneliness I decided that if I could not inspire love, which is my deepest hope, I would instead cause fear. I live because this poor half-crazed genius, has given me life. He alone held an image of me as something beautiful and then, when it would have been easy enough to stay out of danger, he used his own body as a guinea pig to give me a calmer brain and a somewhat more sophisticated way of expressing myself.”

PETER BOYLE

114. She, the actress in Clue #31, and the actress in Clue #67 all starred in 1940s noir classics based on works by the same author.

LANA TURNER

115. “In Vegas, everybody's gotta watch everybody else. Since the players are looking to beat the casino, the dealers are watching the players. The box men are watching the dealers. The floor men are watching the box men. The pit bosses are watching the floor men. The shift bosses are watching the pit bosses. The casino manager is watching the shift bosses. I'm watching the casino manager. And the eye-in-the-sky is watching us all.”

ROBERT DE NIRO? Someone from the Ocean's movies?

116. At least three of her signature songs were written by the composer who also gave us “Lydia the Tattooed Lady.”

JUDY GARLAND

117. “So the old lady's gonna m-m-m-meet with an accident, eh, K-K-K-K-Ken?”

KEVIN KLINE

118. I’m pretty sure she was the only Iowa-born actress to star in a classic of the French New Wave.

JEAN SEBURG

119. “Do you feel that there really is someone? That someday you may find her? You may have come so near her, may even have brushed her on the street. You might even have met her, Charles. Met her and not known her. It might be someone you know, Charles. It might ... it might even be me.”

GREER GARSON

120. She gave up her acting career when she married a rising politician in 1954; his political career ended as the result of a major scandal nine years later.

VALERIE HOBSON

121. “Hold me, like you did by the lake on Naboo; so long ago when there was nothing but our love. No politics, no plotting, no war.”

NATALIE PORTMAN

122. The actress in the preceding clue is one of a handful of people to have a certain relationship to mathematician Paul Erdos and a similar relationship to this actor.

KEVIN BACON

123. “There is a leopard on your roof and it's my leopard and I have to get it and to get it I have to sing.”

KATHARINE HEPBURN

124. As an actor, he has received the same number of Oscar nominations as his wife and one fewer than his sister – but overall, he’s received more Oscar nominations than both of them put together.

WARREN BEATTY

125. “You have no right to call me a murderer. You have a right to kill me. You have a right to do that. But you have no right to judge me. It's impossible for words to describe what is necessary to those who do not know what horror means.”


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