Choose an answer from the three
choices or True or False offered after each question. Then "Check Your Answer" at the
end of the quiz.
Where was Justin Charles Pierce born on March 21, 1975?
2) Pierce was raised in the
Marble Hill section of Manhattan in New York City. He attended
P.S. 7 in the Bronx for Elementary School and J.H.S. 141 in the
Riverdale section of the Bronx for Junior High School.
3) How old was Justin when his parents
12 years old
15 years old
17 years old
4) Pierce was later arrested
for the possession of marijuana and heroin under his pants in a
police road search. The results in the court hearing were found
inconclusive which resulted in the release of Pierce.
5) While skateboarding in
Washington Square Park, Pierce was discovered by a film director.
Who was the film director?
6) In 1995, what was the first
movie Justin appeared in?
7) Justin won a Best Supporting Actor
Oscar for his role in the 1995 film for his portrayal of Casper,
the profane skateboarder friend of Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick).
8) He also starred alongside Ice Cube and
Mike Epps in the a motion picture as the film's tritagonist Roach.
What was the movie?
Next Moon Rise
9) Pierce's last on screen
appearance was in the 2002 film Looking for Leonard,
which was released after his death. The film was dedicated
to his memory.
10) In 1999, Pierce
married stylist Gina Rizzo.
Where did they get married?
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, New Mexico
11) On July 10, 2000, Pierce
was found hanging in his room at the Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas,
Nevada by hotel security. It was confirmed that the death
was a suicide.
Where was Pierce buried?
Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood,
Cremated, ashes given to family or
Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City,