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Daily Trivia – 1/31/11

Question: What show became the lowest-rated series ever brought back for a second season, after it picked up a record 21 Emmy nominations?

Last Question: Who went by the name Leaf Phoenix when appearing in the movies Russkies and SpaceCamp?

Answer: Joaquin Phoenix

Before he starred as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line, and before his music career hoax as a rapper, Joaquin Phoenix started his acting career in the ’80s. Other than being known as River Phoenix’s younger brother, Joaquin used the stage name Leaf. He made his big-screen debut in the 1986 movie Space Camp. His first starring role was in Russkies (1987). He later co-starred in Ron Howard’s Parenthood (1989).