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19 Famous People Who Lied Directly To Your Face Without You Knowing It

Whoopi Goldberg's real name is Caryn Johnson, but she farted so often that people said she was like a whoopee cushion. That's why she changed it.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which lies, tricks, and dupes from famous actors completely caught them off guard. Here are the wild results.

1. Whoopi Goldberg's real name is actually Caryn Johnson, but she passed gas so often that people kept saying she was like a whoopee cushion, so she changed her name.

Whoopi in an interview

2. Mandy Moore was nearly nine months pregnant while filming Season 5's most recent episodes of This Is Us. They had her carrying random props and wearing big, flowy sweaters to cover the baby bump.

Mandy Moore hiding her baby bump in "This Is Us"

3. Saoirse Ronan is actually American and was born in New York, despite having an Irish accent, but all three of her sisters in Little Women were played by non-American actors.

The four March sisters at the beach

4. Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey absolutely hatedddd each other while filming Dirty Dancing, so that onscreen chemistry was literally just them acting their butts off.

Patrick Swayze getting frustrated with Jennifer Grey during a scene

5. Even though Jessica Biel played the oldest sister on 7th Heaven, her onscreen sister Beverley Mitchell was actually older than her in real life.

Lucy and Mary in church dresses at a wedding in the first season

6. Dr. Phil isn't a real doctor, and he's not a licensed psychologist.

Doctor Phil during an interview

7. The Michael Myers face mask from Halloween is just a Captain Kirk/William Shatner face mask that's painted white.

Side-by-sides of Michael Meyers and Captain Kirk

8. Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Keira Knightley were actually only five years apart while filming Love Actually. He played a 10-year-old, and she played a married woman.

Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Keira Knightley in "Love Actually"

9. Humphrey Bogart was two inches shorter than Ingrid Bergman, so he wore platform shoes, stood on boxes, and sat on cushions to appear taller than her in Casablanca.

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman at the end of "Casablanca"

10. The character of Thackery Binx in Hocus Pocus was actually played by two different actors.

Thackery Binx as a human and Thackery Binx as a cat

11. Elvis Presley was actually a natural blonde. His personal hairstylist, Larry Geller, would dye it every two to three weeks to keep it black and shiny.

Elvis and his signature black hair in old movies

12. Rami Malek wasn't actually singing in Bohemian Rhapsody. They just used old tapes of Freddie Mercury or had other people sing for him.

13. And even though Jennifer Lopez had to sing in her audition for Selena, they didn't even use her real singing voice in the movie. She simply lip-synched everything.

Jennifer Lopez as Selena in her dressing room

14. Julie Bowen was 8.5 months pregnant with twins while filming the pilot episode for Modern Family.

15. Toni Collette isn't actually American. She's Australian.

Toni Collette during an interview

16. Instead of using makeup to make Geena Davis look older in A League of Their Own, they actually hired someone else to play Old Dottie and dubbed her voice.

Young and Old Dottie in "A League of Their Own"

17. Young Simba from The Lion King was also played by two different actors. Jonathan Taylor Thomas provided the speaking voice, and Jason Weaver provided the singing voice.

18. Phylicia Rashad was pregnant during Season 3 of The Cosby Show, and it became a running gag to see what ridiculous props they could use to cover her baby bump.

Phylicia Rashad carrying a giant stuffed bear

19. And Guy Fieri's real name is actually Guy Ferry.

Guy in an episode of "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives"