I was given riddle and have not been able to solve. Can anyone help me please?

  1. I'm an executive producer.
  2. I love gold shoes.
  3. I was born in Kansas.
  4. I'm well traveled.
  5. I'm a designer. (not clothing)
  6. I have "Happy Feet".
  7. I'm a natural blonde.
  8. I've been on TV.
  9. My middle name is Joyce.
  10. I was born in the early 40's.
  11. It's a Female
  12. She has a show geared towards a specific genre.
  13. She has videos on You Tube.

Who am I?

  • $\begingroup$ Haven't got a whole answer yet, but the vast range of all these suggests an actor, with the clues each representing a role $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2015 at 13:36
  • $\begingroup$ I had assumed the same - thought I had it solved twice but the middle name wasn't Joyce. I appreciate you trying to help me solve. $\endgroup$
    – karin
    Jul 31, 2015 at 14:09
  • $\begingroup$ @karin Is it a personality or a company? $\endgroup$
    – kanchirk
    Jul 31, 2015 at 14:09
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    $\begingroup$ This feels like the trivia tag should be applied. $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2015 at 17:31
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks or the suggestion Ian MacDonald -- I just added $\endgroup$
    – karin
    Jul 31, 2015 at 17:43

2 Answers 2


Okay, I think I might be onto something, but I haven't dug up answers to all the clues. I think @LogicianWithAHat was on the right track with different clues representing different roles. Here's what I have so far:

My answer:

Amy Adams

The clues (most are "[role] in [movie]"):

I'm an executive producer.

I forgot which role I had here

I love gold shoes.

Sydney Prosser in American Hustle

I was born in Kansas.

Lois Lane in Man of Steel

I'm well traveled.

Amelia Earhart in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

I'm a designer. (not clothing)

Amy in Her (she's a video game designer)

I have "Happy Feet".

Perhaps Giselle in Enchanted? She does a lot of dancing.

I'm a natural blonde.

Not sure

I've been on TV.

She's been on multiple TV shows, including The Office and, interestingly, Smallville

My middle name is Joyce.

Not sure, trying to find a character she played with this last name.

I was born in the early 40's.

Janis Joplin in an upcoming biopic (Janis Joplin was born in 1943)

It's a Female


She has a show geared towards a specific genre.

Not sure

She has videos on You Tube.

She does, but so do many celebrities.

So many of the roles fit that I think I'm probably right, but I'm having trouble filling in all the holes. I thought I'd figured out the executive producer clue, but I can't remember which role it was. Additional thoughts are welcome!

Here's her imdb if you want to go a-searching.

  • $\begingroup$ @ VictorHenry -- I am going to do some research on her as well and I Thank You for the time/effort you put in. I had not thought to go in that direction but it seems logical now seeing it $\endgroup$
    – karin
    Jul 31, 2015 at 19:02
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    $\begingroup$ It'll be weird (and confusing) if some clues points toward her roles and some others towards herself. $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2015 at 19:03
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    $\begingroup$ @TroyAndAbed Yeah, I totally agree. The Gold Shoes, Kansas, Well-Traveled, and Designer clues fit so well though, I'm probably too stuck on her. $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2015 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ @VictorHenry Done some searching, and found this. ' ...her hair is naturally more of a blonde / strawberry blonde color... ' $\endgroup$
    – user9377
    Jul 31, 2015 at 19:15
  • $\begingroup$ It is not here -- I texted him and he said that she was mentioned by another in his group and it was confirmed it is not Amy Adams $\endgroup$
    – karin
    Jul 31, 2015 at 19:35

Okay, new theory!

Elizabeth Banks


Clues that fit so far:

Executive Producer

Elizabeth Banks has 3 executive producer credits

Gold shoes

Effie Trinket in Hunger Games https://www.pinterest.com/pin/188869778093095188/


Perhaps her debut, Vicki in Surrender Dorothy?

TV show in a "specific genre"

Wet Hot American Summer, currently running


Has a youtube series called "Ask A Badass"

Still working on the others, but the TV Show and Youtube clues fit way better here than for my other answer.

  • $\begingroup$ I just texted him to ask if it is a person portraying many characters to see if we (you) are in the right line of thinking. I will let you know when I hear back $\endgroup$
    – karin
    Jul 31, 2015 at 20:18

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