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Famous Mormons Quiz

Can you name these people who are practicing Mormons or were raised in the faith?
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Last updated: December 2, 2019
First submittedMarch 5, 2012
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Clue
Mormon
Founder of the Latter-Day Saints.
Joseph Smith
He led the Mormons to Salt Lake City.
Brigham Young
U.S. presidential candidate of 2008 and 2012.
Mitt Romney
"Ender's Game" author.
Orson Scott Card
Winner of 74 consecutive "Jeopardy!" episodes.
Ken Jennings
Family of singers including Wayne, Merrill, Donny, and Marie.
The Osmonds
She wrote "Twilight".
Stephenie Meyer
7'6" basketball player, drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1993.
Shawn Bradley
Actor who starred in "Napoleon Dynamite".
Jon Heder
Black Panther leader who wrote "Soul on Ice". He converted to Mormonism in 1983
and, incredibly, became a conservative Republican.
Eldridge Cleaver
Nevada senator who served as Senate Majority leader from 2005-2015.
Harry Reid
Heavyweight champ who lost to Gene Tunney in 1926.
Jack Dempsey
Utah senator who served from 1977-2019, the longest term of any Republican senator.
Orrin Hatch
Mustoachioed actor who hawked Quaker Oats and diabetes testing supplies.
Wilford Brimley
Author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People".
Stephen R. Covey
She starred in "Knocked Up" and "Grey's Anatomy".
Katherine Heigl
"Fast and Furious" star who died in a car accident in 2013.
Paul Walker
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level 20
Oct 4, 2012
Roy Halladay, Phillies pitcher is a non-practicing Mormon.
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level 78
Apr 9, 2013
Then, he's not really a Mormon, is he? You can be a non-practicing Jew... but... Mormonism hasn't yet morphed into an ethnicity the way Judaism has.
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level 56
Feb 13, 2020
Read the title of the quiz
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level 81
Feb 13, 2020
Read the comment he was responding to.
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level 44
Apr 5, 2014
as a non-Mormon utahn i did fairly well. fun fact: i know wilford brimley's cousin
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level 76
Aug 22, 2018
Shouldn't that be Wilfred Brimlus' cousin?
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level 40
Jun 30, 2014
Jabari Parker?
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level 80
Feb 8, 2015
A few other possibilities - Merlin Olsen, Eric Weddle. Julianne Hough also is/was mormon. I don't think someone needs to be devout to count, as long as they haven't renounced/changed religions or been excommunicated.
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level 73
May 25, 2016
I'm sorry...but you misspelled "Diabeetus"
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level 65
Jul 4, 2016
:-)
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level 75
Sep 18, 2016
Never knew Jack Dempsey was a Mormon.
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level 46
Dec 10, 2016
What about Jimmer?!?!?!?!?!?!
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level 48
Nov 5, 2019
Suggestions include Jimmer Fredette, Brandon Flowers, and Ted Bundy (he joined for a bit).
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level 73
Dec 3, 2019
what about danny ainge?
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level 62
Feb 13, 2020
No way Danny Ainge is Mormon
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level 61
Feb 14, 2020
Was going to say they left out my favorite Mormon, Brandon Flowers.
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level 73
Dec 3, 2019
Mitt Romney wasn't a presidential candidate in 2008. He wanted to be one, but Republicans chose John McCain instead.
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level ∞
Dec 3, 2019
He wasn't the Republican nominee, but he certainly was a candidate.
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level 78
Feb 13, 2020
He will be more remembered I think for being the last Republican senator with any balls. RIP John McCain.
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level 78
Dec 3, 2019
Of those not included in the quiz, Gladys Knight may have the biggest name recognition.
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level 71
Dec 5, 2019
Saw "Grey's Anatomy", guessed Patrick Dempsey, got Jack.
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level 78
Feb 13, 2020
That would have been a more interesting movie if somehow Seth Rogen managed to impregnate Patrick Dempsey.
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level 67
Feb 13, 2020
The Udall family would be a great addition to this quiz!
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level 77
Feb 13, 2020
I typed that name before even reading the clues.
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level 55
Feb 13, 2020
Too Utah-centric...
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level 56
Feb 13, 2020
I've never heard of half of these people
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level 53
Feb 13, 2020
Accept ken pleasee
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level 82
Feb 13, 2020
Why is it incredible that somone became a conservative Republican? What's so unbelievable about that??
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level 66
Feb 13, 2020
Maybe google the Black Panthers...
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level 77
Feb 13, 2020
What I found unbelievable was that only 10% knew who wrote Soul on Ice. I feel old.
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level 80
Feb 13, 2020
Amy Adams was raised Mormon.
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level 43
Feb 13, 2020
Steve Young is a descendant of Brigham Young and played quarterback at BYU.
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level 55
Feb 14, 2020
Please, don't call us "mormons", although I can see how saying members of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints could be difficult for a quiz.
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level 78
Feb 19, 2020
I agree Mormons is inaccurate. Smithians would be better. And we ought to go back to Mohametans for "Muslims," this is also more accurate. Rastafarians is fine as is, no need to change to Rastafari. Christians... a bit borderline. Paulians would make more sense, but the Christian label fits as well.
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