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How much do you recall about the celebrities of the 1980s? Take our fun and challenging quiz to see how much you know about the stars of the 1980s. Do you really remember everything you say you do? Let's see, start the quiz now and impress us!

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He is widely known for his portrayal of Indiana Jones in the titular film franchise, in the film Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and for Blade Runner (1982).

Harrison Ford

Max Von Sydow

Kevin Bacon

William Hurt

Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American actor. His films have grossed more than $5.4 billion in North America and more than $9.3 billion worldwide, making him the seventh-highest-grossing actor in North America. He is the recipient of various accolades, including the AFI Life Achievement Award and the Cecil B. DeMille Award, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award and four Golden Globe Awards. He has been a leading man in films of several genres.

She was best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role for which she was nominated for four Saturn Awards.

Margot Kidder

Carrie Fisher

Meryl Streep

Kelly McGillis

Carrie Fisher
Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress and writer. She was best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role for which she was nominated for four Saturn Awards. Her other film credits include Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The ‘Burbs (1989), When Harry Met Sally… (1989), Soapdish (1991), and The Women (2008).

He starred as Dr. Raymond Stantz in, Ghostbusters (1984), which spawned a sequel and eventually an entire media franchise.

Paul Newman

Richard Gere

Dan Aykroyd

Michael Biehn

Dan Aykroyd
Daniel Edward Aykroyd (born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, musician and writer. He performed with his friend John Belushi in a musical sketch on SNL, the Blues Brothers, which they turned into an actual performing band and then featured in the 1980 film The Blues Brothers. Aykroyd also conceived the premise for, and starred as Dr. Raymond Stantz in, Ghostbusters (1984), which spawned a sequel and eventually an entire media franchise.

She rose to fame for playing Ellen Ripley in Ridley Scott’s science fiction film Alien (1979), which earned her a nomination for the British Academy Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer.

Sondra Locke

Shirley MacLaine

Shelley Duvall

Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver
Susan Alexandra “Sigourney” Weaver is an American actress. A figure in science fiction and popular culture, she has received various accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Grammy Award, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award. She was voted Number 20 in Channel 4’s countdown of the 100 Greatest Movie Stars of All Time, being one of only two women in the Top 20.

He won his second Tony Award in 1987 for his role in August Wilson’s Fences.

Willem Dafoe

Nick Nolte

James Earl Jones

Tim Robbins

James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. He won his second Tony Award in 1987 for his role in August Wilson’s Fences. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Jones appeared in a number of other successful films, including Conan the Barbarian (1982), Matewan (1987), Coming to America (1988), Field of Dreams (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), The Sandlot (1993), and The Lion King (1994).

She achieved fame as a child actress with her role in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Liza Minnelli

Drew Barrymore

Sissy Spacek

Helen Mirren

Drew Barrymore
Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, producer, talk show host and author. A member of the Barrymore family of actors, she is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for a British Academy Film Award and five Emmy Awards. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004. Barrymore achieved fame as a child actress with her role in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Following a highly publicized childhood marked by drug and alcohol abuse, she released an autobiography Little Girl Lost.

He appeared as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise, first in the early 1980s for The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983).

Billy Dee Williams

Robert Duvall

Robert Shaw

Richard Dreyfuss

Billy Dee Williams
William December Williams Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor. He appeared as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise, first in the early 1980s for The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983), and thirty-six years later in The Rise of Skywalker (2019), marking one of the longest intervals between onscreen portrayals of a character by the same actor in American film history.

She rose to fame during the 1980s, after roles in Body Heat (1981) , Crimes of Passion (1984), Romancing the Stone (1984), and Prizzi’s Honor (1985).

Kelly Preston

Carol Burnett

Molly Ringwald

Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner
Mary Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954) is an American actress. Turner rose to fame during the 1980s, after roles in Body Heat (1981), The Man with Two Brains (1983), Crimes of Passion (1984), Romancing the Stone (1984), and Prizzi’s Honor (1985), the latter two earning her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

He received a Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs. (1982), the Beverly Hills Cop series (1984–present), and Trading Places (1983).

Morgan Freeman

Eddie Murphy

Samuel L. Jackson

Dennis Hopper

Eddie Murphy
Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer. He rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which he was a regular cast member from 1980 to 1984. Murphy has also worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. Murphy has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs. (1982), the Beverly Hills Cop series (1984–present), Trading Places (1983), The Nutty Professor (1996), and Dolemite Is My Name (2019).

She starred in the films An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Terms of Endearment (1983), and Shadowlands (1993), each of which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Demi Moore

Mary Steenburgen

Mia Farrow

Debra Winger

Debra Winger
Debra Lynn Winger (born May 16, 1955) is an American actress. She starred in the films An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Terms of Endearment (1983), and Shadowlands (1993), each of which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for Terms of Endearment, and the Tokyo International Film Festival Award for Best Actress for A Dangerous Woman (1993).

He starred in comedy films such as Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Tootsie (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Scrooged (1988), and Ghostbusters II (1989).

George Kennedy

James Earl Jones

Bill Murray

Richard Pryor

Bill Murray
William James Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor and comedian, known for his deadpan delivery. He rose to fame on The National Lampoon Radio Hour (1973–1974) before becoming a national presence on Saturday Night Live from 1977 to 1980, where he received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. He starred in comedy films including Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Tootsie (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), What About Bob? (1991), Groundhog Day (1993), Kingpin (1996), The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997), Charlie’s Angels (2000) and Osmosis Jones (2001).

Hailed as a sex symbol of the 1980s and 1990s, she came to prominence for her performance of Bond girl Domino Petachi in Never Say Never Again (1983).

Katharine Hepburn

Celeste Holm

Susan Sarandon

Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger
Kimila Ann Basinger (born December 8, 1953) is an American actress, singer, and former fashion model. Following a brief but successful career modeling in New York, Basinger moved to Los Angeles where she began acting on television in 1976. She appeared in several made-for-TV films, including a remake of From Here to Eternity (1979), before making her feature debut in the drama Hard Country (1981).

In 1982, he starred as Vietnam veteran John Rambo, a former Green Beret, in the action film First Blood.

Sylvester Stallone

James Caan

Ryan O’Neal

Roddy McDowall

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Enzio Stallone is an American actor, screenwriter, and filmmaker. After his beginnings as a struggling actor for a number of years upon arriving to New York City in 1969 and later Hollywood in 1974, he won his first critical acclaim as an actor for his co-starring role as Stanley Rosiello in The Lords of Flatbush. Stallone subsequently found gradual work as an extra or side character in films with a sizable budget until he achieved his greatest critical and commercial success as an actor and screenwriter, starting in 1976 with his role as boxer Rocky Balboa, in the first film of the successful Rocky series (1976–present), for which he also wrote the screenplays. In the films, Rocky is portrayed as an underdog boxer who fights numerous brutal opponents, and wins the world heavyweight championship twice.

She establish herself as a leading lady with roles in Fatal Attraction (1987) and Dangerous Liaisons (1988).

Barbra Streisand

Faye Dunaway

Jacqueline Bisset

Glenn Close

Glenn Close
Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress. Throughout her career spanning over four decades, Close has garnered numerous accolades, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Tony Awards. Additionally, she has been nominated eight times for an Academy Award, holding the record for the most nominations in an acting category without a win (tied with Peter O’Toole).

He is known for portraying Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy (1985–1990).

Christopher Lloyd

Charlton Heston

Marlon Brando

Dustin Hoffman

Christopher Lloyd
Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938) is an American actor. He has appeared in many theater productions, films, and on television since the 1960s. He is known for portraying Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy (1985–1990); and Jim Ignatowski in the comedy series Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won two Emmy Awards. Lloyd came to public attention in Northeastern theater productions during the 1960s and early 1970s, earning Drama Desk and Obie awards for his work. He made his cinematic debut in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), and his television debut in The Adams Chronicles the following year.

Her consecutive hits were Fun with Dick and Jane (1977), California Suite (1978), The Electric Horseman (1979), and 9 to 5 (1980).

Ellen Burstyn

Jane Fonda

Cloris Leachman

Karen Black

Jane Fonda
Jane Seymour Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American actress, activist, and former fashion model. Recognized as a film icon, Fonda is the recipient of various accolades including two Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, seven Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the AFI Life Achievement Award, the Golden Lion Honorary Award, the Honorary Palme d’Or, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. Born to socialite Frances Ford Seymour and actor Henry Fonda, Fonda made her acting debut with the 1960 Broadway play There Was a Little Girl, for which she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, and made her screen debut later the same year with the romantic comedy Tall Story.

In 1988, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Little Dorrit. He also received the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award for lifetime achievement in 1989.

Donald Sutherland

Gene Wilder

Alec Guinness

Martin Balsam

Alec Guinness
Sir Alec Guinness CH CBE (born Alec Guinness de Cuffe; 2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor. After an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), in which he played nine different characters, The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), for which he received his first Academy Award nomination, and The Ladykillers (1955). He collaborated six times with director David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won both the Academy Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor, Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), General Yevgraf Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Professor Godbole in A Passage to India (1984). In 1970 he played Jacob Marley’s ghost in Ronald Neame’s Scrooge. He also portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas’s original Star Wars trilogy; for the original 1977 film, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 50th Academy Awards.

The fantasy comedy Beetlejuice (1988) brought her to prominence, the drama The Accidental Tourist (1988) earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Geena Davis

Shelley Winters

Meryl Streep

Ann-Margret

Geena Davis
Virginia Elizabeth “Geena” Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an American actress, activist, producer, and former model. She is the recipient of an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for a British Academy Film Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2019, she received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her work fighting gender bias on and off-screen in Hollywood. Having graduated with a bachelor’s degree in drama from Boston University, Davis made her acting debut in the film Tootsie (1982) and eventually starred in the thriller The Fly (1986), which proved to be one of her first box office hits.

He began acting in the early 1980s and made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedy film Risky Business (1983) and action drama film Top Gun (1986).

Burgess Meredith

Elliott Gould

Al Pacino

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV (born July 3, 1962), better known by his stage name Tom Cruise, is an American actor and producer. One of the world’s highest-paid actors, he has received various accolades throughout his career, including three Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for a British Academy Film Award and three Academy Awards. Cruise began acting in the early 1980s and made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedy film Risky Business (1983) and action film Top Gun (1986). Critical acclaim came with his roles in the dramas The Color of Money (1986), Rain Man (1988), and Born on the Fourth of July (1989).

She starred in films such as 9 to 5 (1980) and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982), for which she earned Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress, as well as Rhinestone (1984), and Steel Magnolias (1989).

Eve Arden

Genevieve Bujold

Dolly Parton

Julie Christie

Dolly Parton
Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, philanthropist, and businesswoman, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I’m Dolly, which led to success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), before her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton’s albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved commercial success again in the new millennium and has released albums on various independent labels since 2000, including her own label, Dolly Records. She has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

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