All movies, whether long or short, memorable or forgettable, count with the same element: a cast of actors to bring them to life. The film industry has had hundreds of them since its beginnings: from the days of "Gone with the Wind," "Sunset Boulevard," "A Street Car Named Desire," "Psycho," the era where "A galaxy far, far, away," became a phenomenon," to the current movie trends of superhero anthologies, horror film franchises, and coming-of-age film adaptions; all movies become a reality due to the actors and actresses devoting their entire selves into their stories.
Some of these performers are selective, specifically concentrated on one or two specific genres, and others take-on whatever project comes their way. Some are on every tabloid, others are known for solely through their movies, heard about once a year at best, and others are just known because they're in a major motion picture every year. For movie buffs, their names are complementary to their starring movies.
Are you an all-knowing critic of film-making. Do you sit through all the credits after every movie? Are you good with remembering names? If so, take the following quiz to see if you can correctly name all of these actors and actresses!
1What's this actor's name?
The movie stars Olivia Newton along with another actor who went on to act in another major musical three decades after. In this movie, this actor portrays Danny Zuko, a high schooler who is part of The T- Birds, a gang of rebels who spend their days smoking, engaging in debauchery, and riding around in a vehicle called Greased Lightning. Danny's troublemaking attitude is put to the test when he meets Sandy, a 'good girl' he falls in love with. After many misunderstandings and some iconic musical numbers, Danny and Sandy come together. What's this actor's name?
2What's this actor's name?
This actor is best-known for his roles in Disney movies, romcoms, and musicals. He started off his small screens days in High School musical alongside Vanessa Hudgens. After the success of this trilogy, he slowly broke away from Disney Channel and made it to the big screen, his first notable movie is "Hairspray,". Though he's done some romcoms, it seems musicals are to his liking as he was recently in "The Greatest Showman," alongside Hugh Jackman. What's this actor's name?
3What's this actress's name?
This actress has been in the industry for over three decades now. Her first role is in Grease 2, where she portrays Stephanie Zinone, and her breakthrough role came in Scarface as Elvira Hancock. In the following years, she gathered further recognition in "Batman Returns," where she portrays Catwoman. Other notable works are "I am Sam," "White Oleander," "White Lies Beneath," "Hairspray," "The Fabulous Baker Boys," and most recently "Dark Shadows," "Murder on the Orient Express," and "Mother!". What's the actress's name?
4What's this actor's name?
Despite coming from a family whose roots are within the industry, this actor didn't begin acting until his early twenties. He's done many, many, many movies, with his first starring role is in "Fast Time in Ridgemont High," and later recognition came in "Moonstruck" along Cher. One of his most acclaimed works has been "Leaving Las Vegas," which earned him his first Academy Award. Other notable works have been "Face-Off," "Matchstick Men," "Kick-Ass," "Lord of War," "The Rock," and so forth. What's this actor's name?
5What's the actress's name?
This actress is widely known for her work in rom-com's, with some of her most popular works being Ms.Congeniality. In this movie, she plays an undercover agent named Gracie Hart who enters a beauty pageant to foil a criminal scheme. Her dramatic works have also brought her recognition, with movies like "Crash,", "Gravity," and in 2009, "The Blind Side," which gained her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Some other films she's stars in are "28 Days,", "Speed,", "The Heat,", "The Proposal," and "Infamous,". What's this actress's name?
6What's this actor's name?
This actor is best known for his work in "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Blade Runner," and the Star Wars series. In Raider's, he portrays an archaeologist who is always on some adventurous expedition all while facing evil-doers; in Star Wars, he portrays the iconic renegade who turns into one of the good guys in the battle to restore peace to the galaxy; in "Blade Runner," he portrays an ex-cop fighting crime in a futuristic Los Angeles. What's this actor's name?
7What's this actor's name?
This actor has a diverse lineup of movies under his belt. Amongst his best-known works are "Philadelphia," and "Forest Gump," both which earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor, and many more inclding "The Da Vinci," "The Terminal," "Cast Away," "Apollo 13," "Road to Perdition," "Elvis Has Left the Building," "The Green Mile," "Sleepless in Seattle," "You've Got Mail," "Radio Flyer," "Saving Private Ryan," "Catch Me if You Can," and voicing Woody in the "Toy Story," series. What's this actor's name?
8What's this actress's name?
This actress is often referred to as the best screen performer of her time. She has also been in numerous films throughout her career (one or more a year,), and is the most nominated actress for an Academy Award, winning three in the process. Amongst her works are "Sophie's Choice," "The Hours," "Kramer vs. Kramer," "Mamma Mia," "Julie and Julia," "The Iron Lady," "It's Complicated," "Florence Foster Jenkins, ""Out of Africa," and most recently, "The Post,". What's this actress's name?
9What's this actor's name?
Though relatively new to the screen, this actor has gone on the map after 2017. In this year, he been part of two major features, "Lady Bird," and "Call Me By Your Name,". In the first, he portrays a musician who dates the teenager only to break her heart; in the latter who portrays an Italian-American teenager who falls in love for the first time; his performance in the piece earned him an Academy Award nomination. What's this actor's name?
10What's the actress's name?
This actress has been in the industry since she was a child and quickly rose to prominence with her role in "The Professional"; in this movie, she portrays twelve-year-old whose entire family is murdered by a mobster, and she takes refuge with a hitman who trains her in his sniper ways. Soon after, she was cast as one of the leads in the Star Wars Prequels trilogy, where she portrays a Queen (later Senator,) from Naboo. What's this actress's name?
11What's this actress's name?
This actress was really popular in the 90's and starred in several romcoms, her most popular being "Clueless,". In this film she portrays Cher, a rich high schooler living in Beverly Hills; she's kind-hearted but if often mistaken for the opposite in her somewhat self-centered needs. Years later, she portrays Batgirl alongside George Clooney and Chris O'Donnell in "Batman and Robin". One of her last major movies is "Blast From the Past," in which she's Brendan's Fraiser's love interest. What's this actress's name?
12What's this actor's name?
This actor started his acting career in "3rd Rock from the Sun," and continued on in various movie comedies. In "The Ten Things I Hate About You," he portrays a teenager willing to go to great lengths, including paying the school "bad boy," to get a date with his dream girl. In "500 Days of Summer," he's love-stricken with a co-worker who doesn't reciprocate his feelings. Other popular works of his are "Inception" and "The Dark Knight Rises." What's this actor's name?
13What's this actor's name?
This actor is known for going-above-and-beyond for his role preparation, most notably in the dramatic body changes he undergoes. In "The Machinist," he portrays an emaciated man who suffering from insomnia; for the role, he lost over 100 pounds. Shortly after, he starred in Christoper Nolan's "Batman" trilogy, and for the role gained back all the weight along with significant muscle. Other works where he's completely transformed his body are "Rescue Dawn, "Reign of Fire," and "The Fighter,". What's this actor's name?
14What's this actress's name?
This actress's line of work varies from dramas, rom-coms, sci-fi fantasy, and so forth. Her first major role is in "The Princess Diaries," where she portrays a seemingly regular teenager who discovers she's actually next-in-line for the Genivian Throne. In later years, she's starred in further family-friendly films like "Ella Enchanted," "Alice in Wonderland," "The Princess Diaries 2," "Alice Through the Looking Glass," and so on. Her first Academy Award came for her supporting role in "Les Miserables,". What's this actress's name?
15What's this actress's name?
This actress is best-known for her classic work. She came to quick recognition for her role in "Roman Holiday," where she portrays a Roman princess about to be coronated. On the eve of the event, she sneaks away from her royal home to explore the city; her performance in this film earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. In the following years, she starred in "Sabrina," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Wait Until Dark," "Charade," and lastly, "Always,". What's this actress's name?
16What's this actor's name?
This actor started his acting career in the tv show "Growing Pains," Once this show ended its run, he moved on to the big screen with his first movie being "What's Eating Gilbert Grape. In James Cameron's "Titanic," he portrays a third-class artist who falls in love with a high-class, young woman. Amongst his other works are "Catch Me if You Can," "The Departed," "The Aviator," "Inception," Django Unchained," "The Island," "The Wolf of Wallstreet," and his Oscar-winning, "The Revenant," What's this actor's name?
17What's this actress's name?
This actress has risen to fame in a short amount of time. At the age of eighteen, she decided to pursue acting and landed her breakthrough role in “Winter’s Bone,” which earned her an Academy Award nomination. Shortly after, she booked the role of Raven Darkholme/Mystique in the X: Men origins movie, “X-Men: First Class.” The following year, she portrayed Tiffany Maxwell in Silver Linings Playbook, a performance that earned her first Academy Award (also making her the second-youngest winner in the category,). What’s this actress’s name?
18What's this actress's name?
This actress has been working in the industry since the moment she learned to walk and talk. She’s been in countless movies, over a hundred by now. Amongst her works are “Freaky Friday,” “The Brave One,” Little Man Tate,” Contact,” and notably “Taxi Driver,” which earned her an Academy Award nomination and making her the youngest nominee in that category. She earned her first Academy Award in “The Accused,” and her second in “The Silence of the Lambs,”. What’s this actress’s name?
19What's this actor's name?
This actor is widely known for his multi-faceted abilities; each one of his roles is distinctly different from the last. His first role is in "A Nightmare on Elm Street," where he portrays the lead's next-door neighbor. Shortly after he landed the lead in "Cry Baby," a musical set in the 1950's. One of his breakthrough roles is in "Edward Scissorhands," a Tim Burton piece that started their long partnership. From there he's booked many other leading roles in major Blockbuster successes. What's this actor's name?
20What's this actor's name?
This actor is known both for his work in comedies, dramas, superhero flicks, and one horror movie. His career jumpstarted in the early 90's with films such as "The Mask," "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "Batman Forever," "Liar, Liar," "Dumb and Dumber," and so on. This comedic streak continued on to the early 2000's, with movies such as "Bruce Almighty" and "Fun with Dick and Jane,". Some of his more serious roles in movies such as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," and "The Truman Show,". What's this actor's name?
21What's this actor's name?
Another one of those performers able to give depth to any character, this actor buries himself in body and soul into his work. He's known for films such as "The Professional," "The Fifth Element," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Dracula," "The Contender," "Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban," "Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix," "JFK," and Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. Most recently, he gained an Academy Award for portraying Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour,". What's this actor's name?
22What's this actor's name?
This actor's breakthrough role came when he was cast to portray an iconic Jedi Knight in "The Star Wars" prequels, starring in all three alongside big name actors such as Liam Neeson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Christopher Lee. Amongst his other works are "Trainspotting," "Moulin Rouge," "Black Hawk Down," "Down with Love," "Big Fish," "Young Adam," "Amelia," "Trainspotting 2," "I Love You Phillip Morris,". Most recently, who voiced Lumiere in the live adaption of "Beauty and the Beast,". What's this actor's name?
23What's this actress's name?
This actress's first starring role is next to Jim Carry in "The Mask." After this film, she's gone on to star in countless romcoms with her biggest successes being "There's Something About Mary," "The Holiday," "Charlie's Angels," "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle," "My Best Friend's Wedding," "The Other Woman," "What Happens in Vegas," "Bad Teacher," and recently "What to Expect When You're Expecting. One of her most recognizable works is voicing Princess Fiona in the "Shrek" series. What's this actress's name?
24What's this actress's name?
This actress is best known for her work alongside her ex-husband, a famous director/producer. Amongst her long trajectory are "Fight Club," "Big Fish, "Dark Shadows, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Corpse Bride, "Alice Through the Looking Glass," "Cinderella," "The King's Speech," "The Heart of Me," "The Wings of the Dove," "A Room with a View," "Les Miserables, "Suffragette," "Alice in Wonderland," and the list goes on. One of her most memorable roles is that of Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter series. What's this actress's name?
25What's this actor's name?
This actor started his career at a very young age, with his first major role being in "Home Alone". In this movie, he portrays an eight-year-old accidentally left behind at home before Christmas while his family is vacationing. This was just the beginning, for after this movie and its sequel, he went on to star in other movies such as "My Girl," "The Good Son," Richie Rich," "Saved," "Saved," "Getting Even with Dad, "The Pagemaster," and in recent years, "Party Monster." What's this actor's name?
26What’s this actor’s name?
This actor is known for his diverse roles. He’s been around since the 80’s and his first starring roles are in movies such as “Less Than Zero,” and “The Pick-up Artist,”. Soon after, he interpreted the Charlie Chaplin in the bio comedy-drama, " Chaplin," centered on the famous comedian’s life. His career took a huge turn when he landed the titular role in the film “Iron Man,” which has since brought the actor project after project after project. What’s this actor’s name?
27What’s this actress’s name?
This actress is known for her ability to take on any role thrown her way, giving each one a distinct touch. Her breakthrough role came in James Cameron’s “Titanic,” where she interprets the lead role, “Rose,”. Following the popularity of this film, she landed more work, with another of her notable works being “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” alongside Jim Carrey. The highlight of her acting abilities came in her performance in “The Reader,” earning her the Academy Award for Best Actress. What’s this actress’s name?
28What's this actress's name?
This actress got her big break on "Mean Girls," where she portrays a ditzy teenager named Karen Smith. Afterward, she got more projects and her roles have become more serious like "Alpha Dog," "Dear John, and "Letters to Juliet,". In Les Miserables, she portrays Cosette, a love-struck young woman fighting against an oppressive society to be with her lover. In "Mama Mia," she portrays a contrasting take to this, as she ends up postponing her day at the altar last minute. What's this actress's name?
29What's this actor's name?
This actor got his big start on Disney Channel in the show "Even Stevens". In this show, he portrays a troublemaking teenager named Louis. After this show ended its run, he got his breakthrough, big screen role (though not his first,) in "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle," and from there, his film career continued blooming. Some of his biggest works are "Holes," "Disturbia," "Transformers," "I, Robot," Eagle Eye," "Constantine," and "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,". What's this actor's name?
30What's this actress's name?
This actress's first movie was a 'made-for-tv' special titled "Casper Meets Wendy". Her breakthrough role came when she was cast to play Lizzie Maguire, preteen who deals with all sorts of teenage drama. This show put her on the radar as both an actress and a singer, with her singing a solo in "The Lizzie Maguire Movie,". After her Disney Channel career came to a close, she continued on in movies such as "A Cinderella Story," and "Cheaper by the Dozen,". What's this actress's name?
31What’s this actor’s name?
This actor has been acting since the early 90’s. His breakthrough roles as a child are in “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” and “The Goodson,”. In the latter film, he portrays a young orphan that’s tormented by this cousin, a disturbed young child. His most acclaimed role came in Peter Jackson’s Fantasy Epic trilogy “The Lord of the Rings,” where he portrays the titular character, “Frodo Baggins,”. Some other well-known works of his are “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Sin City,” and “Bobby,”. What’s this actor’s name?
32What’s this actress’s name?
This actress has been in the industry since she was a toddler.Her first onscreen role is in E.T, where she portrays the younger sister to the film’s lead. She’s been working ever since in movies from dramas, romcoms, horrors, and so on. Some of her biggest works are “Charlie’s Angels,” “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” “Never Been Kissed,” “Scream,” “Ever After,” “50 First Dates,” “Music and Lyrics,” “The Wedding Singer,” “He’s Just Not That Into You,” and many more. What’s this actress’s name?
33What’s this actor’s name?
This actor got his career started due to his participation in “The Mickey Mouse Club.” Since then, he’s been working on the small and big screen. One of his first major roles is in “Remember the Titans,” alongside Denzel Washington. He rose to fame soon after when he landed the leading role in “The Notebook,”. Other popular movies of his are “Fracture,” “Crazy Stupid Love,“ “Blue Valentine,” “The Big Short,” and most recently “La La La Land,” and “Blade Runner 2049,”. What’s this actor’s name?
34What’s this actor’s name?
This actor’s been at it since the 90’s and has become one of Hollywood’s best known A-listers. His breakthrough role is in “Thelma and Louise,” alongside Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis. Amongst his most popular films are “Meet Joe Black,” “Seven,” “Babel,” "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Burn After Reading, “Inglorious Basterds,” “Seven Years in Tibet,” "Mr. and Mrs.Smith, “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Fight Club,” “Troy,” “Interview with a Vampire,” “The Mexican,” “True Romance,” and “The Time Traveler’s Wife,”. What’s this actor’s name?
35What’s this actor’s name?
This actor is very selective with his line of work, doing a movie only every couple of years. His breakthrough role is in “Prinal Fear,” alongside Richard Gere and Laura Linney. In later years, he gained wide acclaim for his role in “Fight Club,” where he portrays “The Narrator,”. Shortly after, he took on the role of Derek Vinyard in“American History X,” one of his most recognizable roles. His last, major role is in “Bird Man,”. What’s this actor’s name?
36What’s this actress’s name?
This actress has been working in the industry for over theee decades now. One of her early successes in Pretty Woman, where she portrays a prostitute with a heart of gold. After this film, she went on to Star in various 90’s romcoms such as “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” “Runaway Bride,” and “Nothing Hill,”. Her biggest accolade to date is her performance in the movie Erin Brockovich, a role that gained her the Academy Award for Best Actress. What’s this actress’s name?
37What’s this actress’s name?
This actress started her career in the early 90’s with movie’s such as “Cruel Intentions” and “Twilight,”. In the 2000’s, she starred in numerous rom’coms, one notable one is “Legally Blonde,”; in this film, she portrays Elle Woods, a Beverly Hills socialite who is mistaken for sense due to her good nature and fashionista demeanor. Some of her later works are “Sweet Home Alabama,” “American Psycho,” “This Means War," "Walk the Line,” “Vanity Fair,” and most recently Wild,”. What’s this actress’s name?
38What’s this actor’s name?
This actor got his stardom in the early 2000’s in various romcoms, one of his first being “He’s Just Not That Into You,”. Following this film, he was cast in the Leading role in “The Hangover,” movie series. His breakthrough role as a dramatic actor came in “Silver Linings Playbook,” in which he portrays Pat, a man coping with a recent divorce and newly discovered mental illness. His performance in this movie earned him his first Academy Award nomination. What’s this actor’s name?
39What’s this actress’s name?
This actor is one of the best in the industry. He started his career in “Sunday, Bloody, Sunday,” and from there continued on to other major projects. His big breakthrough came in “My Big Foot,” a performance that earned him his first Academy Award. In later years he starred in movies such as “The Crucible,” “Gangs Of New York,” and “There Will Be Blood,”. After his last performance in “The Phantom Thread,” he announced his indefinite retirement from acting. What’s this actor’s name?
40What’s this actress’s name?
This actress got her big start in “Superbad,” alongside Michael Cera and Jonah Hill. Her career skyrocketed following this film with movies such as “The Help,” “Easy A,” “Crazy Stupid Love,” and “The Amazing Spider-Man,”. In “Bird-Man,” she portrays an ex-addict who deals with her dad’s mid-life crisis as a washed-out actor. This performance gained an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and in the following years she finally received one for Best Actress for “La La La Land,”. What’s this actress’s name?
41What's this actor's name?
This actor is best known for his comedic roles. Amonsgt these films are "A Fish Called Wanda," "Twins," "Ruthless People," "Throw People From the Trains," "Terms of Endearment," "Matilda," "Romancing the Stone," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "LA Confidential," "Big Fish," "Man on the Moon, "Junior," "The Virgin Suicides," "Tin Men," "Wise Guys,"The Rainmaker," "Get Shorty," and many, many more. One of his most acclaimed roles has been portraying The Penguin in Tim Burton's "Batman Returns,". What's this actor's name?
42What's this actress's name?
This actress's trajectory is a long one despite her age. Her first major role came when she was cast as Wednesday Adams in "The Adams Family,", a film whose success led to a sequel that also included her in the cast. As a teenager, she continued on in films such as "Casper," "Now and Then," "Bastard Out of Carolina," and so on. As an adult, she's been in part of major successes, most notably "Monster," alongside Charlize Theron. What's this actress's name?
43What's the actress's name?
This actress has been in more movies than years she's been alive. Her first major role is in the movie "Panic Room," alongside Jodie Foster, and her career continued strong from there. In the early 2000's, she starred in multiple dramas and children's movies such as "Catch That Kid," "Zathura," "Speak," "In the Land of Women," Into the Wild," and Fierce People,". Her most iconic role is in "Twilight" series, where she portrays the titular character, Bella Swan. What's this actress's name?
44What's this actress's name?
This actress is also very selective about the films she participates in, usually participating in about one a year or every other one. Amongst her best-known works are "The Lord of the Rings Trilogy," "Babel," "Thor: Ragnarok," "The Hobbit Trilogy," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "Carol," "Cinderella," "The Aviator," "Elizabeth," "Hanna," "The Good German," "Notes on a Scandal," "The Monuments Men," "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," , and "Blue Jasmine," the last which earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. What's this actress's name?
45What's this actor's name?
This actor is one of the most seasoned in the film industry. Amongst his works are "Apt Pupil," "The Keep," "The Shadow," "Richard III," "Jack and Sara," "Emile," "Six Degrees of Separation," "Scandal," "The Davinci Code," "The Golden Compass," "Asylum," "Emile," "Jack and Sara," "I'll Do Anything," "Restoration," and so on. His best-known roles are in Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings," and "The Hobbit," trilogies, as well as portraying Magneto in The "X-Men" film series. What's this actor's name?