How Many 50s Actors Can You Name?

By: Clement Hall
Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2024
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Whether you grew up in the 50s or you just enjoy classic movies, I think we can all agree that there's something special and unique about this golden age of film. Not only was there much more originality in Hollywood, but we got to see performances from legendary actors like Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Sean Connery and John Wayne.

Far before special effects, CGI and advanced filmography came to fruition, it was largely the performances of the aforementioned actors and actresses, among others, that carried the picture. The acting talent is a big part of the reason why so many of us subscribe to and regularly tune into the classics on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Plus, TCM gives us a chance to view the classic originals before we're subject to the modern day remakes.

How much of a 50s film buff are you? Do you know James Dean from John Wayne? What about Grace Kelly from Marilyn Monroe? If you think you know the answers, then this is the quiz for you. So do you have what it takes to be the ultimate quiz master when it comes to actors and actresses from the 50s? Are you a repeat viewer of Rebel Without a Cause, Singin' in the Rain, The Quiet Man and The Day the Earth Stood Still (the original, not the Keanu Reeves version!)? Then put your money where your mouth is and click to start the quiz. Good luck!