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43 Celebrities You Will Never Look At The Same Way Again

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the most random and insane celebrity facts they know. Here are the unbelievably true results.

1. Benedict Cumberbatch was abducted by six men with guns while filming a show in South Africa in 2005.

—nicholefrancois

2. Glenn Close was forced into joining a right-wing religious cult by her father when she was a child.

—Cherryll Batty, Facebook
NBC

—Cherryll Batty, Facebook

3. Oprah's real name is Orpah.

—annakopsky

4. Jennifer Lawrence earned her SAG card when she did a promo for MTV's My Super Sweet 16.

MTV

5. Justin Timberlake's mom became Ryan Gosling's legal guardian while they filmed The Mickey Mouse Club because Ryan's mom had to stay in Canada for work.

—parisannstork

6. And Ryan Gosling was only offered the role in The Notebook because the director didn't think he was handsome or cool.

—alicea4bf313f76
New Line Cinema

7. Tim Allen was arrested at an airport in Michigan in 1978 for the possession of nearly 1.5 pounds of cocaine.

—parisannstork
Kalamazoo Police Department

8. Angela Lansbury moved her entire family to Ireland after her daughter became involved with the Manson family and her son got addicted to drugs. She claims it saved their lives.

CBS, Wikipedia / Public Domain / San Quentin State Prison, California

—Sarah Crawford, Facebook

9. Sarah Jessica Parker is a descendant of someone who was accused of being a witch during the Salem witch trials.

—parisannstork

10. Julie Andrews was flung into the mud every time the helicopter passed her while filming that iconic hilltop scene in The Sound of Music.

—Stephanie Chapman, Facebook
youtube.com

—Stephanie Chapman, Facebook

11. Robin Williams was such a big fan of The Legend of Zelda that he named his daughter Zelda.

CBS, instagram.com

—Shannon Antoinette, Facebook

12. Rebel Wilson got malaria when she was younger and hallucinated that she won an Oscar. That dream inspired her to pursue a career in acting.

—parisannstork
Universal Pictures / Apatow Productions

13. Jason Statham was a competitive diver before he became a professional actor.

—kameonq

14. Tom Cruise's front-right tooth is in the center of his mouth.

—nataliek4a2cf6e4d
Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images

15. Ariana Grande was hit by a hockey puck during two different Panthers games when she was five.

—malariedwards

16. Leighton Meester was born in jail.

—katee16
The CW

katee16

17. Jerry Springer was once the mayor of Cincinnati.

—jessicaw458041d2d

18. Rita Moreno had an affair with Marlon Brando and later dated Elvis Presley, just to make Brando jealous.

United Artists, Warner Bros., MGM

19. Nic Cage is a member of the famous Coppola family. Francis Ford Coppola is his uncle.

Buena Vista Pictures, youtube.com

—Ashley Layton, Facebook

20. Scarlett Johansson is a twin.

—edynwebbz
Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images

21. And so is Vin Diesel. By the way, his real name is actually Mark Sinclair.

—maddsb

22. Tom Brady has never eaten a strawberry.

—jubethc

23. Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, was a hitman who was charged with multiple murders.

HBO, Houston Police Department

24. Matthew Broderick accidentally killed two women in a car crash in Northern Ireland in 1987.

—mrmediocrates
CBS

25. Phill Lewis, aka Mr. Moseby from the Disney Channel, was arrested for manslaughter and driving while intoxicated in 1991.

—eab17
Disney Channell

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26. Cary Grant helped Carrie Fisher with her drug problem when she was a teenager.

—Stephanie Chapman, Facebook
CBS

—Stephanie Chapman, Facebook

27. Jeremy Renner used to be a makeup artist.

—lexmoon
Marvel

lexmoon

28. Zooey Deschanel is not a natural blonde.

New Line Cinema, Fox

29. Tom Hanks is related to Abraham Lincoln.

BBC America, Wikipedia / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org

—Amelie Blaster Lysell, Facebook

30. J.K. Rowling was fired from her job as a secretary because she'd often be caught daydreaming and writing her own stories.

Harpo, Warner Bros.

—Sam Kramer, Facebook

31. Mark Wahlberg has three nipples.

—melissap462fdaa17
Paramount Pictures

32. And Harry Styles has four nipples.

33. Christopher Walken used to be a lion tamer.

—pantherkatz
Columbia Pictures

34. Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz are distant cousins.

ABC, Vevo News / youtube.com

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35. Paul Newman was Jake Gyllenhaal's godfather, and Jake Gyllenhaal became the godfather of Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams's daughter.

Universal Pictures, Focus Features

36. Beck's wife was actually delivered by his own mother.

—heathers79
CBS

37. Queen Elizabeth II's mother was such a big fan of The Golden Girls that she literally commissioned the whole cast to perform live for her in London.

Handout / Getty Images, youtube.com

38. And Bea Arthur was one of the first members of the Women's Reserve in the Marine Corps in the 1940s.

United States Marine Corps / thesmokinggun.com, NBC

39. Richard Gere's middle name is Tiffany.

—tiffanil
Buena Vista Pictures

40. Denzel Washington dislocated his pinky so many times that his finger would constantly fall out of place when he moved his hand.

Carlo Allegri / Getty Images

41. Guy Fieri's real name is actually Guy Ferry.

—a4e75e5402
Food Network

42. Steve Buscemi used to be a firefighter, and on 9/11 he dropped everything to help with the recovery efforts.

HBO, Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

43. And Bryan Cranston was once a suspect in a murder investigation.

—m426de7d9b
AMC

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