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1

Which American actor and producer noted for his handsome appearance has acted in films like Legends of the FallSevenFight ClubTroyOcean's ElevenMr. & Mrs. SmithMoneyball, and 12 Years a Slave?

Brad Pitt

He is also known for publicized relationships with high-profile actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Angelina Jolie.

2

​Which American actress won an Oscar for her role in Erin Brockovich and has appeared in movies such as Pretty WomanMy Best Friend's WeddingNotting HillRunaway Bride, Ocean's Eleven, and Mona Lisa Smile?

Julia Roberts

She has long been considered one of the most successful and famous actresses in the world.

3

Which American actor famously won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay for Good Will Hunting, in which he also starred?

Matt Damon

He has also acted in films like The Talented Mr. RipleySaving Private Ryan, the Bourne series, the Ocean's trilogy, and The Departed.

4

Which American actress and director is the daughter of Jon Voight, won an Oscar for her role in Girl, Interrupted, and has appeared in films like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. SmithChangelingWanted, and Salt?

Angelina Jolie

She is also noted for her promotion of humanitarian causes.

5

Which American actor and director has appeared in films like Chasing Amy, DogmaArmageddonPearl HarborDaredevil, and Hollywoodland, and won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay for Good Will Hunting?

Ben Affleck

He has directed films like The Town and Argo, the latter of which won the Oscar for Best Picture. 

6

Which 20th-century film actor is regarded as an American icon for his masculinity and frequent roles in Westerns such as The Big TrailThe Quiet ManRio BravoThe SearchersThe Shootist, and True Grit?

John Wayne

His performance in True Grit won him an Oscar.

7

Which 20th-century English-born American actor is considered one of Hollywood's major stars for his roles in Bringing Up BabyGunga DinThe Philadelphia StoryPenny SerenadeTo Catch A Thief, and North by Northwest?

Cary Grant

8

Which American actor has appeared in such films as Malcolm XPhiladelphiaHe's Got GameThe Hurricane, Remember the TitansInside Man, and Flight?

Denzel Washington

He has won Acadamey Awards for his roles in Glory and Training Day.

9

Which Bahamian-American actor is known as the first black man to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role in Lilies of the Field?

Sidney Poitier

A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he has also appeared in films like In the Heat of the NightGuess Who's Coming to Dinner, To Sir, with LoveNo Way Out, The Defiant Ones, and A Patch of Blue.

10

Which American actor and director is known for his role as Doug Ross on ER in the 1990s, and his appearances in titles like Batman & RobinOut of Sight, the Ocean's trilogy, Michael ClaytonUp in the AirThe Descendants, and Gravity?

George Clooney

He won an Oscar for Syriana, and has directed movies like Good Night, and Good Luck and The Ides of March.

11

Which American actress is famous for her role as Rachel Green on the popular sitcom Friends and her appearances in Office Space, The Good GirlBruce AlmightyThe Break-UpMarley & Me, and Horrible Bosses?

Jennifer Aniston

12

Which American actor earned considerable critical acclaim throughout his career for performances in films like Boogie NightsMagnoliaAlmost FamousDoubtMoneyballThe Master, and Capote, the last of which earned him an Oscar?

Philip Seymour Hoffman

13

Which actress became the first African-American woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Monster's Ball?

Halle Berry

She has also appeared in Boomerang, many X-Men movies, Die Another Day, and Cloud Atlas.

14

Which American actress is known for her role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga and her appearances in movies like Panic RoomAdventureland,The RunawaysSnow White and the Huntsman, and Still Alice​?

Kristen Stewart

15

Which Welsh actor is best known for his Oscar-winning portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the the Lambs?

Anthony Hopkins

He has also appeared in movies like The Remains of the DayNixonAmistadThe Mask of ZorroLegends of the FallThe Lion in Winter, and The Elephant Man.

16

Which American actor is regarded as one of the greatest living actors in Hollywood and won Academy Awards for his performances in The Godfather Part ll and Raging Bull?

Robert De Niro

He has also appeared in titles like Mean StreetsTaxi DriverThe Deer HunterCape FearGoodfellas, Anyalyze This, and Silver Linings Playbook. He helped found the Tribeca Film Festival.

17

Which American film and stage actor is acknowledged by many to be one of the greatest living actors and is famed for his turns as Michael Corleone in The Godfather series?

Al Pacino

He won an Oscar for his performance in Scent of a Woman and has appeared in other films like Scarface, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Dick Tracy, and Ocean's Thirteen.

18

Which American film and stage actor is considered one of the most important figures in cinema and famously starred as Vito Corleone in The Godfather?

Marlon Brando

He is also noted for appearances in films like A Streetcar Named DesireOn the WaterfrontThe Wild OneViva Zapata!Last Tango in Paris, and Apocalypse Now.

19

Which 20th-century American actor is known for his turn as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, which earned him an Academy Award, and also appeared in films like Gentleman's AgreementOn the BeachRoman HolidayThe Big Country, and Cape Fear?

Gregory Peck

20

Which British-born American actress was one of classic Hollywood's signature stars and won Oscars for her performances in Butterfield 8 and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Elizabeth Taylor

Known for her many marriages and glamorous lifestyle, she also appeared in Father of the BrideA Place in the SunGiant, and Cleopatra.

21

Which American actress won an Oscar for her performance in The Blind Side and has also appeared in films like CrashSpeedThe ProposalMiss Congeniality, and Gravity?

Sandra Bullock

22

Which Australian-American actress won an Oscar for her role in The Hours and has also appeared in such films as Days of ThunderFar and AwayTo Die ForEyes Wide ShutMoulin Rouge!, and Cold Mountain?

Nicole Kidman

 She was married to star Tom Cruise for over a decade, and is now married to recording artist Keith Urban.

23

Which South African model and actress won an Oscar for her leading role in Monster, and has also appeared in films like The Devil's AdvocateMighty Joe YoungThe Cider House RulesNorth CountryHancockPrometheus, and Mad Max: Fury Road?

Charlize Theron

24

Which American actor rose to prominence as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince, then starred in the popular TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air before moving to film acting in the mid-1990s?

Will Smith

He became known as one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood for his roles in films like Independence Day, the Men in Black series, Wild Wild WestAliHitchThe Pursuit of Happyness, and I Am Legend.

25

Which American actor is one of the highest-grossing film stars in history, won Oscars for his roles in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump, and has appeared in films like Big, The Green Mile, Sleepless in Seattle, Catch Me If You CanCaptain PhillipsThat Thing You Do!, and Apollo 13?

Tom Hanks

 He is also the voice of Woody in the Toy Story series.

26

Which American actor won an Oscar for his role in Million Dollar Baby and has appeared in films like Driving Miss Daisy, Street Smart, The Shawshank Redemption, Unforgiven, Seven, and the Dark Knight trilogy?

Morgan Freeman

27

Which Irish film and stage method actor is famed for losing himself in his roles and has won Oscars for his performances in My Left FootThere Will Be Blood, and Lincoln?

Daniel Day-Lewis

He has also appeared in such films as My Beautiful Laundrette, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Last of the Mohicans, and Gangs of New York.

28

Which English actor has won two Oscars (for his roles in Hannah and Her Sisters and The Cider House Rules) and appeared in such films as Zulu, Alfie, Battle of Britain, The Man Who Would Be King, Educating Rita, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Prestige, and the Dark Knight trilogy?

Michael Caine

29

Which American actress rose to fame in the 1990s thanks to roles in movies like The Mask and There's Something About Mary?

Cameron Diaz

She is also known for voicing Princess Fiona in the Shrek series and for her roles in the Charlie's Angels films, Being John Malkovich, Vanilla Sky, My Best Friend's Wedding, and Bad Teacher.

30

Which American actor was generally considered the premiere movie star in the world for his turns in various blockbusters during the 1980s and 90s such as Risky Business, Top Gun, the Mission: Impossible series, and Jerry Maguire?

Tom Cruise

He has married and divorced the actresses Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman, and Katie Holmes.