Famous Foreign Actors Quiz, Part 3

Name the famous actors, given some notable facts about their careers and their countries of origin:

  1. This Cuban actor, bandleader, and producer is credited, along with his wife, as being one of the innovators of the syndicated television rerun.
  2. This Greek actor and comedian starred in The Hangover trilogy (2009–2013), voiced characters in several animated films, and currently hosts the Funny or Die website talk show Between Two Ferns.
  3. Born László Löwenstein in 1904, in a part of Austria-Hungary that is now in Slovakia, this actor has appeared in classics like M, The Man Who Knew Too Much, The Maltese Falcon, and Casablanca, and portrayed the Japanese detective Mr. Moto in 8 films between 1937-1939.
  4. This Indian-born filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor is best known for making films with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings. By the time he was only 17, he had already made 45 home movies, portions of which were included in almost all of his films!
  5. This New Zealand-born actor received three consecutive best actor Oscar nominations for The Insider, Gladiator, and A Beautiful Mind.
  6. This Puerto Rican actor has portrayed both Che Guevara and drug lord Pablo Escobar.
  7. This Czech-born comedic actor, probably best known for playing Chief Inspector Dreyfus in the Pink Panther series, also starred opposite Peter Sellers in The Ladykillers (1955) and portrayed Napoleon Bonaparte in two different films.
  8. This French actor, who made his American film debut in Green Card, is one of the most prolific thespians in film history, with over 250 films to his credit since 1967, and all almost exclusively as the lead! Just some of the historical and fictitious figures he has portrayed include: Joseph Stalin, Honoré de Balzac, Alexandre Dumas, Auguste Rodin, Cyrano de Bergerac, Jean Valjean, Edmond Dantès, Christopher Columbus, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
  9. This Canadian actor has also written a series of science fiction novels called TekWar which were adapted for TV, hosted the reality-based television series Rescue 911, and has had a career as a recording artist in which his cover versions of songs are really just dramatic recitations of their lyrics rather than as musical performances!
  10. Before he started acting, this Mexican-born future legend studied art and architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright. With Wright’s encouragement, he pursued an acting career, going on to portray numerous “ethnic” characters from a variety of nationalities, including: Mexican (The Ox-Bow Incident), Greek (Zorba the Greek), Italian (La Strada), French (Lust For Life), Bedouin (Lawrence of Arabia), Spanish (Guns for San Sebastian), Ukrainian (The Shoes of the Fisherman), Libyan (Lion of the Desert), Cheyenne Indian (The Plainsman), Lakota (They Died with Their Boots On), Arab (The Message), Hun (Attila), Eskimo (The Savage Innocents), and several others!

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