Kevin Bacon - Today's Quiz (July 8th, 2009)

Happy Birthday Kevin Bacon. He is a film and theater actor with notable roles in Diner, Footloose, Flatliners, A Few Good Men, JFK, Apollo 13, Stir of Echos, Hollow Man, Mystic River and Frost/Nixon. He also tours in a band, the Bacon Brothers, with his brother Michael.

The quiz is five questions about Kevin Bacon and his career. Kevin Bacon and his wife lost an undisclosed amount of money in the Ponzi scheme of infamous investor Bernard Madoff. They have joined in with other Hollywood victims like Steven Spielberg, Jeffery Katzenberg and screenwriter Eric Roth.

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Kevin Bacon  

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

He inspired a game called Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, where people find a connection between any given actor and Kevin Bacon by no more than six steps. What is an actor's Bacon number?

The percentage of films an actor has done relative to Kevin Bacon.
The number in order of the film by Kevin that an actor co-stars.
Number of steps to link Kevin to an actor based on their films.
This is no such thing as a Bacon number.
The amount of saturated fat multiplied by the sodium nitrites.

Animal House  

Oh Look, a Wimp and a Blimp

His first movie role was in Animal House. He played the role of Chip Diller, an Omega house pledge. Who were the two pledges to Delta house in the movie?

John Blutarsky & Doug Neidermeyer
Kent Dorfman & Larry Kroger
Greg Marmalard & Eric Stratton
Robert Hoover & Dean Wormer
Otis Day & Steven Bishop

Diner, the movie  

Not Risky Business

Bacon's seventh movie was Diner, about a group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore. Which of the actors listed did NOT appear in the movie?

Tom Cruise
Mickey Rourke
Tim Daly
Steve Guttenberg
Paul Reiser

Everybody Cut  

Everybody Cut, Everybody Cut

He played the role of Ren McCormack, a city boy moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned and he does something about it, in which 1984 film?

16 Candles
The Breakfast Club
Pretty in Pink
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

The Happy Couple  

Til Debt Due Us Part

His wife of 20 years stars in the most success drama series on TNT. She plays a Deputy Chief in the Los Angles Police Department's Special Crimes unit for the past four seasons. Which show is she on?

The Closer
Saving Grace
Raising the Bar
Dark Blue



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