Farewell Performances

It’s great to see an actor or actress go out of the industry with a real bang. However, that’s not usually what happens. How well do you know the often-terrible movies that served to bookend great careers?

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Who called it a career after voicing the dog sheriff Wylie Burp in An American Tail: Fievel Goes West?
Cary Grant
Gregory Peck
Jimmy Stewart
2 of 9
What actor’s final feature film role to date was in the 1997 Bruce Willis vehicle The Jackal?
Sidney Poitier
Kirk Douglas
James Earl Jones
3 of 9
Whose legendary career ended with the voicing of the robot Unicron in the 1986 animated feature Transformers: The Movie?
John Wayne
Orson Welles
Robert Mitchum
4 of 9
What SNL alum’s final film role was voice work opposite Tom Arnold in the animated flick Buster & Chauncey’s Silent Night?
Chris Farley
Gilda Radner
Phil Hartman
5 of 9
What great actress’ last role was in the 1989 witch comedy Wicked Stepmother?
Joan Crawford
Bette Davis
Katharine Hepburn
6 of 9
The 2000 Will Smith vehicle The Legend of Bagger Vance provided the end to whose career?
Walter Matthau
Jack Lemmon
Paul Newman
7 of 9
Raul Julia turned in his final feature film role in what video-game adaptation?
Mortal Kombat
Street Fighter
Super Mario Bros.
8 of 9
What actor’s posthumous final film role was the voice of Great Uncle Stew in the 2006 direct-to-video feature Stanley’s Dinosaur Round-Up?
John Ritter
Jerry Orbach
Bob Hope
9 of 9
What actor’s final big-screen role was in the Air Bud sequel Air Buddies?
Don Knotts
Bob Denver
Ernest Borgnine