Can you recognize these famous characters with lesser-known actors in the role?

You know these characters… but maybe not with these faces.

The characters in this quiz are beloved. They all appeared on TV at some point. They have been around for decades, played by different actors.

And there's the rub — you might not recognize these particular actors in the roles.

See if you can match these faces to the correct characters. Good luck!

  1. Elliott Gould was the first to play this M*A*S*H character in 1970.
  2. Harold Gould was the first to play this TV dad in "Love and the Television Set."
  3. Cathy Lee Crosby played this action hero in a 1974 made-for-TV movie.
    Image: Warner Bros.
  4. Monte Markham took on this role in 1973.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  5. Who are Robert Lowery and Johnny Duncan playing here?
    Image: Columbia Pictures
  6. Geri Reischl, center, played this "Fake" sibling in 1976.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  7. George Morgan was in this role for a single episode.
  8. Look at me, I'm… Cindy Carol in Rome in 1963?
    Image: Columbia Pictures
  9. Recognize this action hero from his 1950 TV show on ABC?
  10. California native Barry Nelson was the first actor to ever play this character. He did it on the TV show 'Climax!' in 1954.
  11. Bert Freed was the first actor to ever play this character. It happened in 1960 on the series 'The Chevy Mystery Show.'
    Image: NBC

Can you recognize these famous characters with lesser-known actors in the role?

Your Result...

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JoelFogelsanger 4 days ago
You got 9 out of 11
That last one was tough! Now there's a familiar face!
mcfarlanejb 5 days ago
10/11, not too shabby! How was I supposed to know who Monte Markham was??
jimmyvici 5 days ago
8/11...lucky guesses and some not so lucky. 🤷‍♂️
GregLemieux 8 days ago
11/11. I had only stumbled over a trivia item regarding that last question just last week!
Evan 9 days ago
7/11. Very educational. Barry Nelson as James Bond! Who knew?
Runeshaper 10 days ago
5/11 = OUCH! LOL
Krn Runeshaper 10 days ago
Not much better for me -6/11
Runeshaper Krn 9 days ago
Thanks for sharing my pain! LOL :) I hope we both do better on the next quiz!
ncadams27 10 days ago
The Columbo episode on Chevy Mystery Show (a summer replacement for Dinah Shore) was titled Enough Rope, which was redone as the first Columbo TV movie, Prescription: Murder with Gene Barry.
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