publication date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Television

clue: This actor has enjoyed some recent time in the spotlight thanks to performances both sterling and stark.

explanation: Slattery played Ben Bradlee in Spotlight, Roger Sterling in Mad Men, and Howard Stark in several Marvel films. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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