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TV Diary quiz: John Turturro's acting career is very diverse

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 12:01 am

In the mood for a Coen brothers film? Check out "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" at 8 p.m. today on Encore.

This Coen brothers film follows Depression-era convicts (George Clooney, John Turturro and Tim Blake Nelson) who escape a Mississippi chain gang and embark on an odyssey to find a hidden treasure.

Turturro has had a long career in film and on TV. Here is a quiz about him.

1. He made his acting debut in which film?

2. He appeared in which 2009 remake about the hijacking of a New York subway train?

3. He was nominated for a Golden Globe, for what?

4. What was his character's name in the TV series "The Bronx Is Burning?"

5. He appeared in "Anger Management" (2003) with which two leading actors?

6. Who directed "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (2009) and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" (2011), both Turturro films?

7. A firefighter goes after the person responsible for killing his family in which 2002 film?

Answers: 1. "Raging Bull." 2. "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3." 3. Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for "Quiz Show" (1994). 4. Billy Martin. 5. Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson. 6. Michael Bay. 7. "Collateral Damage."