Guess who's coming to dinner?: The Famous Parents Quiz
When we at HowStuffWorks think "famous parents," our minds don't immediately jump to tabloid baby bumps and celebrity adoptions. Instead, we're more interested in how motherhood and fatherhood intersected with the careers of the most influential names in science, politics and the arts -- as well as some classic Hollywood icons.
Which Hollywood icon's mother was pals with Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger?
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's brood of adoptive children has been compared to what entertainer's "Rainbow Tribe?"
In the art world, Florence Owens Thompson is better known as whom?
Which of the following dads didn't have a daughter follow in his professional footsteps?
Mary Wollstonecraft's daughter would go on to write what horror classic?
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Kennedy matriarch Rose outlived how many of her nine children?
Which of the following did Indira Gandhi and Mahatma Gandhi have in common?
Both had two sons.
Both left their respective marriages.
Both were assassinated.
Which of the following did Marie Curie not have in common with her eldest daughter, Irène?
Both died of leukemia.
Both won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Both had a husband die tragically.
Arizona Donnie Clark is better known by what outlaw nickname?
Which famous composer isn't also a famous father?
Edwin Land received the inspiration of his lifetime when his daughter complained that what was taking too long?
heating up food
connecting to the Internet
Which Hollywood icon and mother became immortalized with the line "No wire hangers!"?
Which Beatles member was the first to become a grandfather?
Which famous author once said, "My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it"?
Which action star's mother has been an astrologer and a wrestler?
What political powerhouse's mother was abandoned by her parents at 8 years old?
Walter Camp is known as the father of what sport?
True or false: The inventor of Mother's Day was never married, nor had children.
Which Supreme Court justice has the most kids?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Stephen G. Breyer
Which of the following Oscar-winning actresses doesn't have an Oscar-winning dad?