LESLIE'S TRIVIABITS - DAILY

By Leslie Elman

March 1, 2021 2 min read

The first female host of the Academy Awards ceremony was Agnes Moorehead, who co-hosted with Dick Powell in 1948. By that time, she'd been nominated for two best supporting actress Oscars and would receive two more nominations. That was long before she became known to TV audiences as Samantha's flamboyant mom, Endora, on "Bewitched."

Chris Partridge from "The Partridge Family" and Becky Conner from "Roseanne" have what in common?

A) Oldest kids in their sitcom families

B) Drummers in their family band

C) Role played by identical twins

D) Role played by two unrelated performers

Previous answer: Real-life mother and daughter Diane Ladd and Laura Dern received best supporting actress and best actress nominations, respectively, for 1992's "Rambling Rose."

TRIVIA FANS: Leslie Elman is the author of "Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous and Totally Off the Wall Facts." Contact her at [email protected]

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