Do You Know Classic Hollywood Birth Names?

You might know them by their stage name, but do you know these iconic actors by their birth name? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What is screen icon Rock Hudson's birth name?
Robert J. Malloy
Leroy Harold Scherer, Jr.
Declan Patrick McManus
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What is screen siren Joan Crawford's birth name?
Lucille LeSueur
Matilda VanSandt
Lucille Chambers
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Which starlet was born Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston?
Katherine Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Judy Garland
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Which actresses real name is Frances Gumm?
Greta Garbo
Judy Garland
Bette Davis
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What is leading man Cary Grant's birth name?
Howard O' Brien
Archibald Alexander Leach
Archie Grant
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Which celebrity was born with the name Norma Jean Mortensen?
Marilyn Monroe
Rita Hayworth
Julie Newmar
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Which famous actor was born Leonard Franklin Slye?
John Wayne
Roy Rogers
Clint Eastwood
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What was Jane Wyman's given name?
Sarah Jane Mayfield
Mary Jane Sherwood
Greta Young
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Which iconic actress was born Vera Palmer?
Pola Negri
Jayne Mansfield
Bebe Daniels
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What was William Holden's given name?
William Franklin Beedle
William James
Robert Pratt, Jr.
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What was Bette Davis true first name?
Ruth
Margaret
Betsy
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Which famous actress was bornBetty Joan Perske?
Ginger Rogers
Vivian Leigh
Lauren Bacall
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1
What is screen icon Rock Hudson's birth name?
Robert J. Malloy
Leroy Harold Scherer, Jr.
Declan Patrick McManus
2
What is screen siren Joan Crawford's birth name?
Lucille LeSueur
Matilda VanSandt
Lucille Chambers
3
Which starlet was born Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston?
Katherine Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Judy Garland
4
Which actresses real name is Frances Gumm?
Greta Garbo
Judy Garland
Bette Davis
5
What is leading man Cary Grant's birth name?
Howard O' Brien
Archibald Alexander Leach
Archie Grant
6
Which celebrity was born with the name Norma Jean Mortensen?
Marilyn Monroe
Rita Hayworth
Julie Newmar
7
Which famous actor was born Leonard Franklin Slye?
John Wayne
Roy Rogers
Clint Eastwood
8
What was Jane Wyman's given name?
Sarah Jane Mayfield
Mary Jane Sherwood
Greta Young
9
Which iconic actress was born Vera Palmer?
Pola Negri
Jayne Mansfield
Bebe Daniels
10
What was William Holden's given name?
William Franklin Beedle
William James
Robert Pratt, Jr.
11
What was Bette Davis true first name?
Ruth
Margaret
Betsy
12
Which famous actress was bornBetty Joan Perske?
Ginger Rogers
Vivian Leigh
Lauren Bacall