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"A rose by any other name" is supposed to smell as sweet, but while that may be true in love, it isn't always so in show business. Below are the real names of some famous faces.

1. Reginald Kenneth Dwight: Elton John

2. Paul Hewson: Bono

3. Mark Vincent: Vin Diesel

4. David Robert Jones: David Bowie

5. Caryn Elaine Johnson: Whoopi Goldberg

6. Nathan Birnbaum: George Burns

7. Archibald Leach: Cary Grant

8. Eleanor Gow: Elle MacPherson

9. Samuel Langhorne Clemens: Mark Twain

10. Tara Patrick: Carmen Electra

11. McKinley Morganfield: Muddy Waters

12. Farrokh Bulsara: Freddie Mercury

13. Frances Gumm: Judy Garland

14. Robert Allen Zimmerman: Bob Dylan

15. Demetria Gene Guynes: Demi Moore

16. Marion Morrison: John Wayne

17. Allen Konigsberg: Woody Allen

18. Georgios Panayiotou: George Michael

19. Jay Scott Greenspan: Jason Alexander

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