Baby face mugshotCan You Guess the Popular Names of These Famous People?
We know that many, many people change their names for various reason. Cheif among them are celebrites. Also included in this group are gangsters. We compiled a list of well know people and list their original names followed by their more famous names.

Can you match the birth names with the famous names.

Their parents knew them by:

  1. Robert Allen Zimmerman
  2. Doris von Kappellhoff
  3. David Adkins
  4. Eunice Kathleen Waymon
  5. Frances Rose Shore
  6. Judy Kay Cohen
  7. Joan Alexandra Molinksy
  8. Lester Nelson Gillis
  9. John Lydon
  10. Joseph Levitch
  11. Archibald Alexander Leach
  12. Nguyen That Thanh
  13. Richard Starkey
  14. Shirley Schrift
  15. Harry Longabaugh
  16. Ladonna Andrea Gaines
  17. Melvin Kaminsky
  18. Allen Stewart Konigsberg
  19. Aaron Chwatt
  20. Cherilyn Lapierre Sarkisian

You know them by:

  1. Bob Dylan, folksinger
  2. Doris Day, American actress
  3. Sinbad, American comedian
  4. Nina Simone, American jazz singer
  5. Dinah Shore, American singer
  6. Juice Newton, American singer
  7. Joan Rivers, American comedienne
  8. Baby Face Nelson, member of Dillinger gang
  9. Johnny Rotten, British punk singer
  10. Jerry Lewis, American comedian
  11. Cary Grant, English actor
  12. Ho Chi Minh, North Vietnamese president
  13. Ringo Starr, Beatle
  14. Shelley Winters, American actress
  15. The Sundance Kid, American outlaw
  16. Donna Summer, American disco singer
  17. Mel Brooks, American director, comedian
  18. Woody Allen, American director, comedian
  19. Red Buttons, American actor
  20. Cher, American singer, actress


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