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1. This troubled former teen idol died in March of pneumonia and heart problems - not a drug overdose, as originally suspected.
Leif Garrett
Judd Nelson
Ralph Macchio
Corey Haim
2. Two members of this acting family in 2010, within a month of each other.
Van Dyke
By way of explanation.....
Siblings Corin and Lynn died in April and May, respectively - both of cancer.
3. ~ Thank you for being a friend...~ The actress who played which Golden Girl died in June?
Rose Nylund
Sophia Petrillo
Dorothy Zbornak
Blanche Devereaux
4. This Academy Award-winning actress, who died in August at the age of 84, had a career resurgence after slipping into a coma at the height of her career, caused by a series of strokes. Her return to the big screen post-strokes (after relearning how to walk and talk) led to an Academy Award nomination. Who was she?
Patricia Neal
Anne Bancroft
Maggie Smith
Elizabeth Taylor
5. The actor who portrayed this TV dad lost his battle with cancer in October:
Archie Bunker (All in the Family)
Howard Cunningham (Happy Days)
Andy Taylor (The Andy Griffith Show)
Cliff Huxtable (The Cosby Show)
6. Erich Segal, who passed away in January at age 72 - is best known for writing the movie adaptation of a novel he also wrote. The movie was:
Being There
The Goodbye Girl
Love Story
Harold and Maude
7. Blake Edwards, who died in December at the age of 88, directed well-known and popular films such as the Pink Panther series and Breakfast at Tiffany's. He also directed many films starring his actress wife, _________.
Audrey Hepburn
Julie Andrews
Bo Derek
Dina Merrill
8. One of the stars of the 1969 movie Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice died in April - who was it?
Bob (Robert Culp)
Carol (Natalie Wood)
Ted (Elliott Gould)
Alice (Dyan Cannon)
9. Former child star Gary Coleman, who passed away in May after injuries suffered from a fall, first rose to fame on which TV show?
The Cosby Show
Diff'rent Strokes
10. This acclaimed actor, who died in May, made his film debut alongside James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause".
Marlon Brando
Dennis Hopper
Robert Duvall
Donald Sutherland
11. Ilene Woods passed away in July at the age of 81. Although her name may not sound familiar, you'd definitely recognize her voice - she voiced which Disney character?
Sleeping Beauty (Aurora)
Snow White
Cruella DeVille
12. Fess Parker, who died of natural causes in March, might be best known for his portrayal of which 19th-century folk hero?
Johnny Appleseed
Davy Crockett
Billy the Kid
Casey Jones
13. This year we lost a famous television variety show host and radio personality. Who died in May at the age of 97?
Steve Allen
Johnny Carson
Milton Berle
Art Linkletter
14. The portrayer of one of the Designing Women passed away in 2010 - who did we say goodbye to this year?
Jean Smart (Charlene)
Dixie Carter (Julia)
Annie Potts (Mary Jo)
Delta Burke (Suzanne)
15. This actor, who passed away in September, had been an established actor for decades, with a second career in his later years as a painter. He was also the father of a well-known modern-day actress. Who was he?
Peter O'Toole
Christopher Plummer
Tony Curtis
Jon Voight
16. This late actor starred in a highly successful 80's primetime soap, yet his most famous role may be one in which he never showed his face. In May we bid farewell to:
William Devane
Larry Hagman
John Forsythe
George Peppard
By way of explanation.....
Forsythe - of Dynasty fame - was the voice of Charlie Townsend in Charlie's Angels.
17. "There's no reason to become alarmed, and we hope you'll enjoy the rest of your flight. By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?" This year we lost 3 actors who starred in Airplane - which of the following was not one of them?
Peter Graves (Captain Clarence Oveur)
Barbara Billingsley (Jive Lady)
Lloyd Bridges (Steve McCroskey)
Leslie Nielsen (Dr. Rumack)
18. This actress had a career that spanned close to 8 decades, yet her only Academy Award nomination came at the ripe old age of 88. Who did we say goodbye to in September?
Luise Rainer
Gloria Stuart
Joan Fontaine
Olivia de Havilland
19. Jill Clayburgh, who died in November after a 20+ year battle with cancer, had a long and successful career in TV and movies. She was nominated for Academy Awards for her roles in Starting Over and An Unmarried Woman, although young 'uns might know her best for her role as __________'s mother.
Ally McBeal
Chandler Bing
Brandon and Brenda Walsh
Buffy Summers
20. Screenwriter, director and producer Tom Mankiewicz, son of screenwriter/director Joseph Mankiewicz, died in July of cancer at the age of 68. He had great success in writing movies that are part of which franchise?
Star Wars
Indiana Jones
James Bond

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