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Vivian Vance

What do you know about Vivian Vance
Enjoy this FUN Celebrity trivia quiz. 
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) Vivian Vance (born Vivian Roberta Jones on July 26, 1909). She was the second of six children born to Robert and Euphemia Jones. Vivian Vance
Where was she born?

  1. Jamestown, New York

  2. Cherryvale, Kansas

  3. Clarksburg, West Virginia

  4. Lubbock, Texas

2) Vance was a founding member of the Albuquerque Little Theatre, where she appeared in many plays including, This Thing Called Love and The Cradle Song.

  • True or False?

3) Vance was in a number of shows on Broadway, usually as a member of the chorus.
What was her first Broadway show from November 8, 1932 to September 16, 1933?

  1. It Takes Two

  2. The Cradle Will Rock

  3. My Daughter, Your Son

  4. Music in the Air

4) Her most successful stage role was that of Nancy Collister in the Cole Porter musical Let's Face It! in over 500 performances from October 29, 1941 to March 20, 1943.
Who was NOT a cast member?

  1. Danny Kaye

  2. Eve Arden

  3. Pat Walker

  4. Nanette Fabray.

5) The Secret Fury is a 1950 American black-and-white drama film distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, directed by Mel Ferrer. Vance played Leah, the hotel maid.
Who stared in the movie as Ellen R. Ewing?

  1. Claudette Colbert

  2. Bette Davis

  3. Lucille Ball

  4. Meg Ryan

6) When Desi Arnaz and wife Lucille Ball were casting their new television sitcom I Love Lucy in 1951, their director, who had previously worked with Vance in a theater production, suggested her for the role of landlady Ethel Mertz.
Who was the director?

  1. Jess Oppenheimer

  2. Bob Schiller

  3. Marc Daniels

  4. Bob Weiskopf

7) Vance became the first actress to win an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actress". Vance accepted her award at the Emmy ceremony in February 1954.

  • True or False?

8) How many times was Vance married?

  1. 1x

  2. 2x

  3. 3x

  4. 4x

9) What 1965 movie did Vance appear in?

  1. The Great Race

  2. Days of Wine and Roses

  3. The Pink Panther

  4. A Shot in the Dark

10) What product did Vance become the spokesperson for?

  1. Rubbermaid

  2. Maxwell House Coffee

  3. Budweiser Beer

  4. Tide detergent

11) Vance died on August 17, 1979 at age 70 in Belvedere, California.
What was the cause of death?

  1. Heart attack

  2. Bone Cancer

  3. Auto wreck

  4. Brain tumor

12) Where is Vivian Vance buried?

  1. Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California

  2. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, California

  3. Cremated, ashes scattered at sea

  4. Williams Timberhill Cemetery, Welch, Oklahoma

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Vivian Vance
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1) B. 2) True 3) D. 4) C. 5) A. 6) C. 7) True 8) D. 9) A 10) B. 11) B 12) C. Angels on your pillow

 
 
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