Daily Trivia – 4/29/11

Question: What British foursome had a hit with “I Want Candy”?

Last Question:In the original Arthur, what veteran actor played the butler named “Hobson”?

Answer: Sir John Gielgud

Sir John Gielgud (April 14, 1904 – May 21, 2000) was a legendary British actor. He is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.

He won an Oscar for his role as Hobson in Arthur.

Here is one of my favorite scenes:

Here are the other awards he won:

Emmy Awards

1991: Winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, for Summer’s Lease

Tony Awards

1948: Winner for Outstanding Foreign Company, The Importance of Being Earnest

1959: Winner, Special Award, for contribution to theatre for his extraordinary insight into the writings of Shakespeare as demonstrated in his one-man show, Ages of Man

1961: Winner for Best Director (Dramatic), for Big Fish, Little Fish, a play by Hugh Wheeler

Grammy Awards

1979: Winner for Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording, for Ages of Man – Recordings from Shakespeare

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