Can You Identify These Celebrity Stage Names?

All these actors, writers, musicians, and athletes have the same thing in common: they don't use their birth name anymore. See if you know the real names of this group of celebrities.
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Question 1/12

movieactors.com
Albert Brooks has a different name on his birth certificate.
Alberto Brocchini
Mahmoud Al Nazr
Albert Einstein
Alejandro Borges
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Question 2/12

biography.com
Suave, debonair Cary Grant had a somewhat less glamorous birth name.
Archibald Leach
Carlos Granatos
Karelyi Gruen
Chaim Gritsevich
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Question 3/12

beatlesarchive.net
Before he was Ringo Starr, this Beatle went by...
Richie Stark
Richard Starkey
Rico Asturias
Ravshan Muhammed
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Question 4/12

pdxretro.com
Long before he played God, George Burns went by another name...
George Bernstein
Juergen Brun
Jorge Echevaria
Nathan Birnbaum
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Question 5/12

fifteenminuteswith.com
Before he coverted to Islam, basketball great Kareem Abdul Jabbar was known as...
Lew Alcindor
Cassius Clay
Ken Johnson
Antoine Dupree
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Question 6/12

bostonmagazine.com
Long before she became a Dame, actress Helen Mirren was called...
Ellen Mirnau
Ilyena Mironov
Elena Miro
Josephine Sanders
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Question 7/12

kasterine.com
Actor Michael Caine's parents named him something quite different.
Michail Chernovskiy
Maurice Micklewhite
Mohandas Chastagurti
Jack Brown
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Question 8/12

mshcdn.com
Vin Diesel's birth certificate reads...
Vincente DeSalle
Calvin Breckinridge
Mark Vincent
Irving Danziger
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Question 9/12

tsnnews.com
During the studio era, starlet Judy Garland had to change her name from...
Judith Gourevitch
Frances Gumm
Judy Minelli
Juanita Gomez
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Question 10/12

biography.com
19th century author Mark Twain was actually born...
Marco Tivoli
Marvin Tvorsky
Wayne Marks
Samuel Clemens
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Question 11/12

thesun.co.uk
Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of the band Queen, had a different name on his birth certificate.
Farrokh Bulsara
Friedrich Merkel
Frederico Mercurio
Frances Gumm
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Question 12/12

thelaughbutton.com
Funnyman Mel Brooks had a different birth name.
Melvin Kaminsky
Lemuel Boronevsky
Mark Jones
Laszlo Nagy
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static-bluray.com
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You did pretty well, but we got you on a few of the more obscure ones.

What's In A Name

fanpop.com
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Congratulations! You got most or all of these right, proving you really are an afficionado of stage names.

You Named It

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1
Albert Brooks has a different name on his birth certificate.
Alberto Brocchini
Mahmoud Al Nazr
Albert Einstein
Alejandro Borges
2
Suave, debonair Cary Grant had a somewhat less glamorous birth name.
Archibald Leach
Carlos Granatos
Karelyi Gruen
Chaim Gritsevich
3
Before he was Ringo Starr, this Beatle went by...
Richie Stark
Richard Starkey
Rico Asturias
Ravshan Muhammed
4
Long before he played God, George Burns went by another name...
George Bernstein
Juergen Brun
Jorge Echevaria
Nathan Birnbaum
5
Before he coverted to Islam, basketball great Kareem Abdul Jabbar was known as...
Lew Alcindor
Cassius Clay
Ken Johnson
Antoine Dupree
6
Long before she became a Dame, actress Helen Mirren was called...
Ellen Mirnau
Ilyena Mironov
Elena Miro
Josephine Sanders
7
Actor Michael Caine's parents named him something quite different.
Michail Chernovskiy
Maurice Micklewhite
Mohandas Chastagurti
Jack Brown
8
Vin Diesel's birth certificate reads...
Vincente DeSalle
Calvin Breckinridge
Mark Vincent
Irving Danziger
9
During the studio era, starlet Judy Garland had to change her name from...
Judith Gourevitch
Frances Gumm
Judy Minelli
Juanita Gomez
10
19th century author Mark Twain was actually born...
Marco Tivoli
Marvin Tvorsky
Wayne Marks
Samuel Clemens
11
Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of the band Queen, had a different name on his birth certificate.
Farrokh Bulsara
Friedrich Merkel
Frederico Mercurio
Frances Gumm
12
Funnyman Mel Brooks had a different birth name.
Melvin Kaminsky
Lemuel Boronevsky
Mark Jones
Laszlo Nagy