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WEB GRAFFITI ZINE
THE "REAL STARS" ISSUE

STARS WITHOUT MAKEUP


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 


Real Names of Celebrities
    A
    Alan Alda = Alphonso D'Abruzzo
    Woody Allen = Allen Konigsberg
    Julie Andrews = Julia Wells
    Fred Astaire = Frederick Austerlitz

    B
    Lauren Bacall = Betty Joan Perske
    Anne Bancroft = Anna Maria Italiano
    Pat Benatar = Patricia Andrejewski
    Tony Bennett = Anthony Benedetto
    Jack Benny = Benjamin Kubelsky
    Robert Blake = Michael Gubitosi
    Bono = Paul Hewson
    David Bowie = David Robert Jones
    Boy George = George Alan O'Dowd
    Charles Bronson = Charles Buchinski
    Albert Brooks = Albert Einstein
    Mel Brooks = Melvin Kaminsky
    George Burns = Nathan Birnbaum
    Ellen Burstyn = Edna Gilhooley
    Richard Burton = Richard Jenkins

    C
    Nicholas Cage = Nicholas Coppola
    Michael Cain = Maurice Micklewhite
    Maria Callas = Maria Kalogeropoulos
    Vikki Carr = Florencia Casillas
    Ray Charles = Ray Charles Robinson
    Chubby Checker = Ernest Evans
    Cher = Cherilyn Sarkisian
    Patsy Cline = Virginia Patterson Hensley
    Claudette Colbert = Lily Chauchoin
    Robert Conrad = Conrad Robert Falk
    Alice Cooper = Vincent Furnier
    David Copperfield = David Kotkin
    Howard Cosell = Howard Cohen
    Elvis Costello = Declan McManus
    Lou Costello = Louis Cristillo
    Joan Crawford = Lucille Le Sueur
    Michael Crawford = Michael Dumble-Smith
    Tom Cruise = Thomas Mapother IV
    Tony Curtis = Bernard Schwartz

    D
    Rodney Dangerfield = Jacob Cohen
    Doris Day = Doris von Kappelhoff
    James Dean = James Byron
    John Denver = Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.
    Bo Derek = Mary Cathleen Collins
    Danny DeVito = Daniel Michaeli
    Angie Dickinson = Angeline Brown
    Bo Diddley = Elias Bates
    Phyllis Diller = Phyllis Driver
    Kirk Douglas = Issur Danielovitch
    Bob Dylan = Robert Zimmerman

    E
    Sheena Easton = Sheena Shirley Orr
    Elvira = Cassandra Paterson
    Enya = Eithne Ni Bhraonian

    F
    Morgan Fairchild = Patsy McClenny
    Sally Field = Sally Mahoney
    W.C. Fields = William Claude Dukenfield
    Jodie Foster = Alicia Christian Foster

    G
    Greta Garbo = Greta Gustafsson
    Judy Garland = Frances Gumm
    James Garner = James Bumgarner
    Crystal Gayle = Brenda Gayle Webb
    Kathie Lee Gifford = Kathie Epstein
    Whoopie Goldberg = Caryn Johnson
    Cary Grant = Archibald Leach

    H
    Hammer = Stanley Kirk Burrell
    Rita Hayworth = Margarita Cansino
    Pee-Wee Herman = Paul Reubenfeld
    Barbara Hershey = Barbara Herzstine
    Billie Holliday = Eleanora Fagan
    Harry Houdini = Ehrich Weiss
    Rock Hudson = Roy Scherer Jr.

    I
    Ice-T = Tracy Morrow
    Billy Idol = William Broad

    J
    Elton John = Reginald Dwight
    Don Johnson = Donald Wayne
    Al Jolson = Asa Yoelson
    Tom Jones = Thomas Woodward
    Wynonna Judd = Christina Ciminella

    K
    Boris Karloff = William Henry Pratt
    Danny Kaye = David Kaminsky
    Diane Keaton = Diane Hall
    Michael Keaton = Michael Douglas
    Chaka Khan = Yvette Stevens
    Larry King = Larry Zeigler
    Ben Kingsley = Krishna Banji
    Nastassja Kinski = Nastassja Naksyznyski

    L
    Cheryl Ladd = Cheryl Stoppelmoor
    Veronica Lake = Constance Ockleman
    Dorothy Lamour = Mary Kaumeyer
    Michael Landon = Eugene Orowitz
    Queen Latifah = Dana Owens
    Stan Laurel = Arthur Jefferson
    Steve Lawrence = Sidney Leibowitz
    Bruce Lee = Lee Yuen Kam
    Huey Lewis = Hugh Cregg
    Jerry Lewis = Joseph Levitch
    Jack Lord = John Joseph Ryan
    Sophia Loren = Sophia Scicoloni
    Peter Lorre = Laszio Lowenstein
    Bela Lugosi = Bela Ferenc Blasko

    M
    Shirley MacLaine = Shirley Beaty
    Elle MacPherson = Eleanor Gow
    Madonna = Madonna Louise Ciccone
    Lee Majors = Harvey Lee Yeary II
    Karl Malden = Mladen Sekulovich
    Barry Manilow = Barry Alan Pincus
    Jayne Mansfield = Vera Jane Palmer
    Walter Matthau = Walter Matuschanskayasky
    Dean Martin = Dino Crocetti
    Meat Loaf = Marvin Lee Aday
    Ethel Merman = Ethel Zimmerman
    George Michael = Georgios Panayiotou
    Marilyn Monroe = Norma Jean Mortenson (later Baker)
    Demi Moore = Demetria Guynes
    Rita Moreno = Rosita Alverio
    Harry Morgan = Harry Bratsburg

    N
    Chuck Norris = Carlos Ray
    Andre Norton = Mary Alice Norton
    Notorious B.I.G. = Christopher Wallace

    P
    Jack Palance = Walter Palanuik
    Bernadette Peters = Bernadette Lazzaro
    Slim Pickens = Louis Lindley
    Mary Pickford = Gladys Smith
    Stephanie Powers = Stefania Federkiewicz
    Prince = Prince Rogers Nelson

    R
    Tony Randall = Leonard Rosenberg
    Johnnie Ray = John Alvin
    Donna Reed = Donna Belle Mullenger
    Della Reese = Delloreese Patricia Early
    Joan Rivers = Joan Sandra Molinsky
    Edward G. Robinson = Emmanuel Goldenberg
    Mickey Rooney = Joe Yule Jr.
    Johnny Rotten = John Lydon
    Winona Ryder = Winona Horowitz

    S
    Susan Sarandon = Susan Tomaling
    Jane Seymour = Joyce Frankenberg
    Omar Sharif = Michael Shalhoub
    Charlie Sheen = Carlos Irwin Estevez
    Martin Sheen = Ramon Estevez
    Talia Shire = Talia Coppola
    Sinbad = David Atkins
    Slash = Saul Hudson
    Suzanne Somers = Suzanne Mahoney
    Robert Stack = Robert Modini
    Barbara Stanwyck = Ruby Stevens
    Ringo Starr = Richard Starkey
    Connie Stevens = Concetta Ingolia
    Sting = Gordon Sumner
    Donna Summer = La Donna Gaines

    T
    Mr. T = Lawrence Tero
    Danny Thomas = Muzyad Yakhoob
    Tiny Tim = Herbert Khaury
    Rip Torn = Elmore Rual Torn Jr.
    Randy Travis = Randy Traywick
    Sophie Tucker = Sophia Kalish
    Tina Turner = Annie Mae Bullock
    Twiggy = Leslie Hornby

    V
    Rudolph Valentino = Rudolpho D'Antonguolla
    Frankie Valli = Frank Castelluccio
    Sid Vicious = John Simon Ritchie

    W
    John Wayne = Marion Morrison
    Raquel Welch = Raquel Tejada
    Gene Wilder = Jerome Silberman
    Shelley Winters = Shirley Schrift
    Stevie Wonder = Stevland Morris
    Natalie Wood = Natasha Gurdin

Ref: Stage Names

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