The Real Names of 10 Famous Actors

With the Oscars set to air at the end of the month, Mental Floss has compiled a list of this 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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