That’s Not My Name!: 22 Actors Who Don’t Use Their Real Names

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That’s Not My Name!: 22 Actors Who Don’t Use Their Real Names

That’s Not My Name!: 22 Actors Who Don’t Use Their Real Names

Actors and Actresses are some of the most well-recognized names on the planet.  However, many of those names aren’t real, and are made up to sound snazzier (or to cover up a funny- or unusual-sounding name).  Let’s take a look at these celebrities’ real names.

Demi Moore (Demetria Guynes)

Albert Brooks (Albert Einstein)

Meg Ryan (Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra)

Natalie Wood (Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko)

Woody Allen (Woody Konigsberg)

Louis C.K. (Louis Szekely) Fun fact, you pronounce his last name (see-kay)

Joaquin Phoenix (Joaquin Rafael Bottom)

Chevy Chase (Cornelius Crane Chase)

Tina Fey (Elizabeth Stamatina Fey)

Ben Kingsley (Krishna Pandit Bhanji)

Alan Alda (Alphonso d’Abruzzo)

Portia De Rossi (Amanda Lee Rogers)

Michael Caine (Maurice Micklewhite)

Whoopi Goldberg (Caryn Johnson)

Hulk Hogan (Terry Jean Bollette)

Joan Crawford (Lucille Fay LeSueur)

Kirk Douglass (Issur Danielovitch Demsky)

Audrey Hepburn (Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston)

Judy Garland (Frances Gumm)

Helen Mirren (Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov)

Desi Arnaz (Desiderio Albert Arnaz y De Acha III)

Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortensen)

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