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Patriotic Stars II

Many movie and television stars served in the military. Several were highly decorated and were even heroes. Given a few brief facts, can you guess the movie or television star's name?


 

Quiz ID:#22147
Fun:*** (3)
Difficulty:* (0.85)
Category:People
Created By:sgtammo

 



#1   This actor was awarded the Bronze Star during the Battle of Tarawa, when, as a landing ship pilot, he rescued 70 wounded Marines while under heavy enemy machine-gun fire. He is known for the television series "Green Acres". Who was this actor?





#2   This actor put aside show business during World War II and spent sixteen years in the United States Army, seeing combat and working in the Armed Forces radio. He portrayed Joe Patroni in the "Airport" movies. Who is this actor?





#3   This actor joined the United States Navy and reached the rank of Gunner's Mate 1st Class. Later, he received the honorary rank of Chief Petty Officer for his support of the Navy. He portrayed Quinton McHale in McHale's Navy. Who is this actor?





#4   This actor joined the Royal Canadian Artillery. He was at the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. He took six rounds leading his unit to higher ground. He is known as the Chief Engineer in the television series "Star Trek". Who was this actor?





#5   This actor served in the United States Army and was severely wounded at the Battle of Anzio. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He is known for portraying Matt Dillon in the television series "Gun Smoke". Who is this actor?





#6   This actor twice received the Distinguished Flying Cross for actions in combat. He was one of only a few Americans to rise from private to Colonel in four years. He portrayed George Bailey in "It's a Wonderful Life". Who was this actor?





#7   This actor's film career was interrupted by World War II. For two years he worked as a Marine Corps drill instructor at Camp Pendleton. He portrayed Captain Carl Griffin in the "Flying Leathernecks". Who was this actor?





#8   This actor served in the U.S. Navy. In Tokyo Bay, he watched the surrender ceremonies from the Signal Bridge of the U.S.S. Proteus. He portrayed Harry Houdini in the film "Houdini". Who is this actor?





#9   This actor flew cargo and wounded Marines during the Battle of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Okinawa. He often played swashbuckler roles and was the lead in "The Mark of Zorro". Who was this actor?





#10   This actor served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. He played the skipper on "Gilligan's Island". Who was this actor?





 

 



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