Daily Quick Break: April 2, 2008: Celebrity Original Names: Famous people’s names before they were changed
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Here are the original names of celebrities and famous people who changed their name.
Here are the original names of celebs and other famous people. Most changed their name to make a more “user friendly” name for people to remember. Many were foreign names changed to sound more American. Others just wanted a more memorable hook. Here is a list, in alphabetical order, of the original, first names of celebrities who changed their name.
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Alan Alda – Alphonso D’Abruzzo
Albert Brooks – Albert Lawrence Einstein
Alice Cooper – Vincent Damon Furnier
Alicia Keys – Alicia Augello Cook
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