Is ''Alan Alda'' the answer to these actual Jeopardy! questions?

No category clues here, because Alan Alda is in a category of his own!

Alan Alda is one of TV's favorite treasures, which is probably why the Screen Actors Guild recently honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The winning actor has been charming audiences for decades.

But did you know at the exact same time, he's also been befuddling Jeopardy! contestants? Alan Alda has been referenced on the show dozens of times in both the questions and the answers, but today, we want to see if you can tell when the answer to Jeopardy!'s toughest clues is actually Alan Alda.

Scroll through the questions below and think hard about what you know about the actor who played Hawkeye on M*A*S*H and so many other memorable roles, while also finessing his behind-the-scenes talents. 

Good luck, contestants! Only true Alan Alda fans will get them all. Oh, and when you're done, check out our Alan Alda tribute video for all the extra feels.

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  1. This alliteratively named actor served in the army reserve in Korea before reporting for duty.
  2. After playing a doctor on 'M*A*S*H,' he turned up as Dr. Gabriel Lawrence on 'ER.'
  3. Receive a 'M*A*S*H' note from him & it may be a"dressed" from his Toledo birthplace.
  4. He co-starred in 'Dragnet' & later in 'M*A*S*H.'
  5. In 1998 this 'M*A*S*H' star made a s*m*a*s*hing return to Broadway in the hit play 'Art.'
  6. 15 years before taking command of the 4077th, he was the Tennessee judge in 'Inherit the Wind.'
  7. In this 'M*A*S*H' star's 1986 film 'Sweet Liberty,' he plays a professor whose historical novel is filmed.
  8. This 'M*A*S*H' actor is a second cousin of Adlai Stevenson.
  9. Though he was only a TV doctor, in 1979 he received an honorary M.D. from Columbia's medical school.
  10. A former Screen Actors Guild president, he's the only actor to win both comedy & drama Emmys for playing the same character.
  11. The star of one of TV's most popular shows ever, he's the only person to win Emmys for acting, writing & directing.

Is ''Alan Alda'' the answer to these actual Jeopardy! questions?

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MrBill 65 months ago
9/11; missed 2 and 10. Not bad for never having watched M*A*S*H.
Rebel 65 months ago
"Jeopardy!" doesn't ask questions, it gives the answer. You supply the question.
EllisClevenger 65 months ago
You got 9 out of 11
It seems you fell asleep on a little Hawkeye trivia.
Missed #5 and #9.
anthony 65 months ago
10/11.Seems I fell asleep a little on the hawkeye trivia?I only got one wrong.If I fell asleep JeffTanner👇and Lucyneenah19701👇must have been in comas.😋
rycki1138 65 months ago
11 out of 11
You happen to be one of the greatest Alan Alda fans of all time.
JeffTanner 65 months ago
You got 7 out of 11 -------------It seems you fell asleep on a little Hawkeye trivia.
teire 65 months ago
9/11. This concept is very tricky, but in a good way.
cperrynaples 65 months ago
10/11! I was certain 1 was Jamie Farr!
anthony cperrynaples 65 months ago
I think Farr served in Korea also.
rycki1138 cperrynaples 65 months ago
Jamie Farr also served in Korea, but the "alliteratively named actor" part of the clue doesn't fit Jamie Farr.
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