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    Question: Cate Blanchett is an Austrian actor.
    Answer: Cate Blanchett was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1969.
    Question: Marlon Brando played the lead role in Master and Commander.
    Answer: Russell Crowe played the lead role in the film Master and Commander. Brando played a Royal Navy officer in Mutiny on the Bounty.
    Question: Robin Williams plays Octavius in Night at the Museum.
    Answer: Steve Coogan plays Octavius in Night at the Museum. Robin Williams plays Theodore Roosevelt.
    Question: George Clooney made his acting debut at the age of 5.
    Answer: George Clooney first appeared on a television program hosted by his father, Nick Clooney. He was five years old.
    Question: The actor who played the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz originally had to be replaced.
    Answer: Buddy Ebsen, the original Tin Man, had an allergic reaction to the paint used in makeup and was replaced by Jack Haley.
    Question: Kevin Costner starred in three movies about baseball.
    Answer: Kevin Costner is the star of Bull Durham, For the Love of the Game, and Field of Dreams, all of which are about the game of baseball.
    Question: Actor Ben Kingsley was of Indian descent.
    Answer: Krishna Bhanji was born in England in 1943. His father was a doctor from India. Professionally known as Ben Kingsley, he portrayed Mohandas Gandhi in film.
    Question: Cowboy actor Jack Palance was of Ukrainian descent.
    Answer: Jack Palance, the famed actor who played in many Westerns, was born in Pennsylvania, in the United States, to Ukrainian parents. His real name was Volodymir Ivanovich Palahniuk.
    George Clooney in the motion picture film "Up in the Air" (2009); directed by Jason Reitman.

    A-List of Actors: Fact or Fiction?

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