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Oliver Hardy in *A Chump at Oxford* with Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing in *Top Secret* with Val Kilmer

Val Kilmer in *Top Gun* with Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise in *Rain Man* with Dustin Hoffman

 

How about Clark Gable and Eddie Murphy

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Clark Gable was in *Run Silent, Run Deep* with Don Rickles

Don Rickles was in *Dirty Work* with Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase was a regular and was launched as a star on "Saturday Night Live", as was Eddie Murphy

...If someone else wan'ts to post names, go ahead, otherwise, I'll be back later...

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Bud Abbott was in an episode of General Electric Theatre entitled "The Joke's On Me" with Lee Marvin.

Lee Marvin was in CAT BALLOU with Jane Fonda.

Jane Fonda was in COMING HOME with Jon Voight.

Jon Voight was in LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER with (and is the father of) Angelina Jolie.

 

Next: Lupe Velez and Cameron Diaz.

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Lupe Velez was in *Ladies Day* with Eddie Albert

Eddie Albert was in *Brenda Starr* with Jeffrey Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor was in *There's Something About Mary* with Cameron Diaz

 

next: Billy Gilbert and Jimmy Kimmel

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Billy Gilbert was in FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON with Barbara Eden.

Barbara Eden was in DEAD MAN's ISLAND with William Shatner.

William Shatner hosts "Shatner's Raw Nerve," on which Jimmy Kimmel has appeared as a guest.

 

Next: Boris Karloff and John Houseman.

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Boris Karloff appeared in *The Mummy* with Zita Johann

Zita Johann appeared on the stage with, married and divorced John Houseman (though not all at once)

 

next: Robert Walker and Sean Penn

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Robert Walker (Sr.) is the father of Robert Walker Jr.

Robert Walker Jr. guest starred in an episode of the original Star Trek called "Charlie X."

Leo Penn directed another episode of the original Star Trek called "The Enemy Within."

Leo Penn is the father of Sean Penn.

 

Next: Leonardo DiCaprio and Humphrey Bogart.

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Humphrey Bogart was in *The Harder They Fall* with Nehemiah Persoff

Persoff was in *On The Waterfront* with Pat Hingle

Pat Hingle was in *The Quick and the Dead* with Leonardo DiCaprio

 

Next: James Cagney and Josh Brolin

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Josh Brolin was in THE GOONIES with Sean Astin

Sean Astin's mother is PATTY DUKE

Patty Duke was in the documentary "America at the Movies", as was JAMES CAGNEY

 

 

next: Andy Griffith and Bill Cosby

(there's an easy way or a hard way)

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Bill Cosby created *Fat Albert* and was a writer on the movie with Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts was in *Play the Game* with Andy Griffith

 

Next: Lucille Ball and Tina Fey

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There are so many ways to get to the same place! No one has made the same connections I have in creating my own posts (when I first started playing, that surprised me) - the ones I write I always complete within 3 degrees - that seems to make sure they're solved within the allowed # of degrees...

 

meanwhile...Lucille Ball and Tina Fey are up

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*Tina Fey* presented the screenwriting oscars at the 2009 ceremony with *STEVE MARTIN*

Steve Martin was in THE MUPPET MOVIE with *Bob Hope*

Bob Hope was in The Facts of Life with *LUCILLE BALL*

 

Next: Robert Culp and Guy Kibbee

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Guy Kibbee was in *3 Godfathers* with John Wayne

John Wayne was in *Trouble Along the Way* with Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer played a sheriff in several episodes of "Trackdown" starring Robert Culp

 

Next: Norma Shearer and Cher

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Norma Shearer was in MARIE ANTOINETTE with Tyrone Power.

Tyrone Power was in THE BLACK SWAN with George Sanders.

George Sanders was in GOOD TIMES with Cher (and Sonny).

 

Next: Jennifer Beals and Max von Sydow.

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Jennifer Beals was in *Runaway Jury* with John Cusack

John Cusack was in *Bullets Over Broadway* directed by Woody Allen

Woody Allen directed *Hannah and Her Sisters* with Max Von Sydow

 

Next: Judy Davis and Bruce Dern

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Judy Davis played Judy Garland in "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" with *Hugh Laurie* as Vincente Minelli

*Hugh Laurie* was in "Plenty" with *Sam Neill*

*Sam Neill* was in "Jurassic Park" with *Laura Dern*

*Laura Dern* is the daughter of *Bruce Dern*

 

new: Ron Howard and Marlene Dietrich

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Ron Howard in *The Music Man* with Charles Lane

Charles Lane in *The Lady Is Willing* with Marlene Dietrich

 

 

Buster Keaton and Topher Grace

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Buster Keaton was in *Around the World in 80 Days* with Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine was in *Steel Magnolias* with Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts was in *Mona Lisa Smile* with Topher Grace

 

Next: Trevor Howard and Daniel Craig

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Trevor Howard in *A Doll's House* (1973) with David Warner

David Warner in *A Midsummer Night's Dream* (1968) with Judi Dench

Judi Dench in *Casino Royale* with Daniel Craig

 

John Barrymore and Arnold Stang

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John Barrymore was in *The Invisible Woman* with Charles Lane

Charles Lane was in *It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World* with Arnold Stang

 

Next: Claude Rains and Kevin Spacey

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Claude Rains was in ROPE OF SAND, 1949, with Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster was in ROCKET GIBRALTAR, 1988, with Kevin Spacey

 

new: Rosalind Russell and Meryl Streep

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Rosalind Russell was in *Mrs. Polifax - Spy* with John Beck

John Beck was in *Sleeper* directed by Woody Allen

Woody Allen directed *Manhattan* with Meryl Streep

 

Next: Gene Raymond and Gregory Peck

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