Sunday, February 5, 2012

Answers To Friday Funday Trivia: From the Gridiron to Tinseltown

Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week.

1st place- Jon: 38 pts
2nd place- Teresa: 28 pts
3rd place- Becky: 20 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.


1. 2 pts- Mark Harmon: Before becoming an actor, Harmon was a college quarterback at Pierce College and UCLA. (Jon was the only player to get this correct)

2. 2 pts- Joe Namath

3. 2 pts- Burt Reynolds (thank you all for avoiding any incendiary commentary about Burt Reynolds' participation in the Cannonball Run movies).
4. 2 pts- Jim Brown (no one got this correct)

5. 2 pts- Carl Weathers


6. 3 pts- Dick Butkus

7. 2 pts- Bubba Smith

8. 2 pts- Terry Bradshaw

9. 2 pts- Fred Dryer (best known for the title role in the hit series Hunter)

10. 4 pts- Fred Williamson- After his successful football career, Williamson appeared in scores of movies (such as M*A*S*H, Black Caesar, From Dusk Till Dawn, and Starsky & Hutch) and commercials (Jon was the only player to get this correct)


11. 3 pts- Rosey Grier

12. 4 pts- Ed Marinaro

13. 2 pts- Merlin Olsen

14. 2 pts- John Wayne

15. 6 pts- Alex Karras (best known for his roles in Blazing Saddles and the sitcom Webster)

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