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Famous People from California
 

Famous People from California  

created by milw on 7 Nov 09
Hard level (54% of success)    24 questions - 120 players
How much do you know about Californian people?
 
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Born in San Francisco, this actress starred in Rebel Without a Cause, beside James Dean…
Born in San Francisco, this actress starred in Rebel Without a Cause, beside James Dean…
   
   
   
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This Californian is considered as the greatest player of the sport that he practices.
   
   
   
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Did you know that this star, born in Los Angeles, had Italian and German roots?
   
   
   
4
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock. Do you remember the real name of Marion, murdered while taking a shower?
   
   
   
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Born in Pomona, this actress regularly does pretty well in the rankings of the 'Sexiest Woman in the World'. What's her name?
   
   
   
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This US general during World War II was born in San Gabriel.
   
   
   
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Born in Los Angeles, Lara Croft fell in love on the shooting of Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
   
   
   
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Since Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo, in which he starred as an actor, this great San Franciscan has shot his own films.
   
   
   
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Born in Berkeley, married to Jennifer Garner, he starred in Shakespeare in Love and Pearl Harbor.
   
   
   
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She won five medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney but has since agreed to forfeit them all after admitting that she took performance-enhancing drugs.
   
   
   
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Who is the director and main actor of that 1990 film, shot in South Dakota and Wyoming, which takes place during the Civil War and almost features subtitles from beginning to end?
Who is the director and main actor of that 1990 film, shot in South Dakota and Wyoming, which takes place during the Civil War and almost features subtitles from beginning to end?
   
   
   
12
She was born in San Diego and gave her voice to Shrek's Princess Fiona, who is she?
   
   
   
13
From San Francisco, she is considered by many to be the mother of modern dance. She died in Nice and her ashes lie at Père Lachaise cemetery.
   
   
   
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This actor is from Santa Monica and starred in 1974 The Great Gatsby, based on the novel of the same title by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
   
   
   
15
This famous movie-maker shot masterpiece Gone with the Wind in his home-town, Pasadena.
   
   
   
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From San Francisco, he served as Secretary of Defense under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, then as President of the World Bank.
   
   
   
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Born in LA, he won 1988 Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rain Man.
   
   
   
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From Los Angeles too, she is most famous for having starred in television series Friends.
From Los Angeles too, she is most famous for having starred in television series Friends.
   
   
   
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From San Francisco, this writer took part in the Klondike Gold Rush in 1897. He was one of the first Americans to make his fortune in literature.
   
   
   
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He is one of the American film industry's most financially successful independent directors/producers, with an estimated net worth of $3 billion as of 2009.
   
   
   
21
More fragile than it seems to be at first sight, her psychiatrist's name was Ralph Greenson. The circumstances of her death, from an overdose, have been the subject of conjecture.
   
   
   
22
The only president to resign the office so far is Californian.
   
   
   
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She starred in Shakespeare in Love and The Talented Mr. Ripley.
   
   
   
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Famous for Of Mice and Men and The Grapes of Wrath, he received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.
   
   
   
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