publication date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 (part of Fall 2015)

category: Movies

clue: This actor gets killed in many of his films, but in the lead role that won him an Oscar, he was already dead before the movie started.

explanation: Spacey won an Oscar for American Beauty. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk


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