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Do You Know These Celebs' Real First Names?

Turns out a lot of famous peeps decided to give their first name the boot.

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  1. What's Emma Stone's real first name?

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    Emma
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    Emily
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    Emilia
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    It's Emily! She had to change it to get her SAG card.

  2. What about Reese Witherspoon's first name?

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    Laura Jeanne
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    Rose
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    Catherine Reese
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    It's Laura Jeanne! Her full name is actually Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon.

  3. What's Meryl Streep's first name?

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    Mary Louise
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    Mamie
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    Margaret
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    It's Mary Louise! Meryl is a nickname. Meryl also named her eldest daughter Mary, who goes by Mamie.

  4. What about Mindy Kaling's name?

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    Amanda
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    Vera
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    Melissa
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    It's Vera! Her full name is actually Vera Mindy Chokalingam — her parents liked the show Mork & Mindy so they gave it to her as a middle name.

  5. Do you know Tina Fey's first name?

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    Kate
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    Amy
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    Elizabeth
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    It's Elizabeth! Tina's full name is Elizabeth Stamatina Fey.

  6. What's Jude Law's first name?

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    David
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    Michael
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    Jude
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    It's David! Jude is his middle name.

  7. Do you know Vin Diesel's first name?

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    Marc
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    Jacob
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    Vincent
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    It's Marc! Vin's real name is Marc Sinclair.

  8. What's Brad Pitt's first name?

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    Bradley
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    William
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    Douglas
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    It's William! Brad's full name is William Bradley Pitt.

  9. What's Jodie Foster's first name?

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    Alicia
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    Joanna
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    Nancy
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    It's Alicia! Jodie's full name is Alicia Christian Foster — Jodie is a nickname.

  10. What's Whoopi Goldberg's first name?

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    Annette
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    Caryn
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    Macey
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    It's Caryn! Whoopi's full name is Caryn Elaine Johnson. She was inspired by a whoopee cushion for her stage name.

  11. Do you know what Bruce Willis's first name is?

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    Dennis
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    Frank
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    Walter
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    It's Walter! Bruce's full name is Walter Bruce Willis.

  12. What's Julianne Moore's real first name?

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    Julie
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    Julia
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    Jules Ann
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    It's Julie! Julianne Moore's real name is Julie Ann Smith — she had to combine Julie and Anne and take her father's middle name as her last name in order to register with Actors Equity.

  13. Do you know Lucy Hale's real first name?

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    Ashley
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    Lucille
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    Karen
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    It's Karen! Her full name is Karen Lucille Hale, though early on in her career, she was sometimes credited as Lucy Kate Hale.

  14. What's Portia de Rossi's given first name?

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    Amanda
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    Amelia
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    Antonia
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    It's Amanda! Portia was born Amanda Lee Rogers and changed her name to Portia de Rossi when she was 15.

  15. What's Dakota Fanning's first name?

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    Alice
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    Hannah
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    Molly
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    It's Hannah! Dakota is her middle name. FYI, Dakota's younger sister Elle also goes by her middle name — her first name is Mary.

  16. What is Sigourney Weaver's given name?

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    Savannah
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    Susan
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    Sarah
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    It's Susan! Sigourney's real name is Susan Alexandra Weaver – she chose Sigourney from The Great Gatsby.

  17. What's Ashton Kutcher's first name?

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    Christopher
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    Sean
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    Ryan
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    It's Christopher! Ashton's full name is Christopher Ashton Kutcher.

  18. And what's Rihanna's first name?

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    Rhiannon
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    Roxanne
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    Robyn
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    It's Robyn! Her full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty. Duh.

 
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