Did you know any/all of these actors’ real names?

With the Oscars set to air at the end of the month, Mental Floss has compiled a list of 10 popular actors who are actually known by their stage names. Here are their 10 real names (and the monikers they use on the big screen):

  1. Mark Sinclair = Vin Diesel
  2. Lydia Vasilievna Mironov = Dame Helen Mirren
  3. Maurice Micklewhite = Michael Caine
  4. David McDonald = David Tennant
  5. Michael Douglas = Michael Keaton
  6. Diane Hall = Diane Keaton
  7. Caryn Elaine Johnson = Whoopi Goldberg
  8. Dana Elaine Owens = Queen Latifah
  9. Eric Marlon Bishop = Jamie Foxx
  10. Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta = Lady Gaga



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