Quiz: Guess the Oscar winner from their most obscure role


Judi Dench in Z Cars, Tom Hanks in The Love Boat, Cate Blanchett in… well, that would be giving the game away. Even Oscar winners start out somewhere, and over the following slides we'll test whether you recognise a bunch of them on the basis of their most obscure roles.

Casualty, Homicide: Life On The Street, Cagney & Lacey: a future Academy Award recipient can crop up anywhere. Two even appeared in the same episode of Miami Vice, back in the day. Can you name all 16? Hit the button, find out, then see if your friends fare any better...