Hollywood’s Happily Ever After…. or Not
Our Golden Age of Hollywood quizzes continue with a subject that has always rocked the tabloids, love and marriage. While many of the screen’s greatest stars had infamous reputations for their relationships, there are some little known facts that we have compiled. How many do you know? The answers with brief explanations are provided at the end.
1) Which starlet was married twice to the same husband?
2) Who holds the record for the most Hollywood marriages?
Zsa Zsa Gabor
3) What famous star was married to two different men that both had the first name Michael?
4) Although his extramarital affairs were part of the rumor mill, he only had only one 57-year marriage.
5) While he was married five times, his first marriage was with a woman who was 17 years older and would advance his career.
6) She was the maid of honor at the wedding for the woman who would later break up her marriage.
7) After one failed marriage, this famous actress had a lifelong partnership with one of her most frequent co-stars.
Olivia de Havilland
8) After 20 years of marriage, this celebrity couple called it quits.
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
Sir Lawrence Olivier and Vivien Leigh
Barbara Stanwyck and Robert Taylor
Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
9) What famous bandleader had 8 wives including Ava Gardner and Evelyn Keyes?
This actress was married to Orson Welles before she married a prince.
1) Lana Turner was married to Joseph Stephen Crane not just once but twice within a 2-year period.
2) Zsa Zsa Gabor had a total of 9 husbands.
3) Elizabeth Taylor was married to Michael Wilding and Michael Todd.
4) Robert Mitchum
5) Clark Gable’s first wife was Josephine Dillon and they were married for 6 years.
6) Debbie Reynolds was the matron of honor at Elizabeth Taylor and Mike Todd’s wedding. After Todd’s death, Taylor would have an affair with Reynold’s husband, Eddie Fisher and marry him.
7) Katharine Hepburn had a long-term partnership with Spencer Tracy who remained married to his first and only wife, Louise Treadwell.
8) Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
9) Artie Shaw
10) Rita Hayworth was married to Orson Welles for 4 years before marrying Prince Aly Khan.
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