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By Jane Nambi

Thomas Mapother IV commonly known as Tom Cruise, Madonna Louise Ciccone known as Madonna and José Antonio Dominguez Bandera who is known as Antonio Banderas.

We love our Hollywood stars but have you ever wondered what their real names are?

Here is a list of some of the most known Hollywood stars with their real names. By real names, we mean their birth names. Here is a the list.

  1. Muhammad Ali  -  Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.
  2. Fred Astaire  -  Frederick Austerlitz
  3. Antonio Banderas – José Antonio Dominguez Bandera
  4. Anne Bancroft  -  Anne Italiano
  5. Mel Brooks  -  Melvin Kaminsky
  6. Nicholas Cage – Nicholas Coppola
  7. David Copperfield   -  David Kotkin
  8. Tom Cruise  -  Thomas Mapother IV
  9. Puff Daddy – Sean John Combs
  10. Bob Dylan  -  Robert Zimmerman
  11. Barbara Eden  -  Barbara Huffman
  12. John Forsythe  -  John Freund
  13. Jodie Foster  -  Alicia Christian Foster
  14. Elton John  -  Reginald Dwight
  15. Larry King  -  Larry Zeigler
  16. Madonna  -  Madonna Louise Ciccone
  17. Joni Mitchell  -  Roberta Joan Anderson
  18. Marilyn Monroe  -  Norma Jean Baker
  19. Demi Moore  -  Demetria Guynes
  20. Chuck Norris  -  Carlos Ray
  21. Hugh O’Brian  -  Hugh Krampke
  22. Maureen O’Hara  -  Maureen Fitzsimmons
  23. Stephanie Powers  -  Stefania Federkiewicz
  24. Joan Rivers  -  Joan Sandra Molinsky
  25. Charlie Sheen  -  Carlos Irwin Estevez
  26. Donna Summer  -  La Donna Gaines
  27. Sting  -  Gordon Sumner
  28. Robert Taylor  -  Spangler Arlington Brugh
  29. Rudolph Valentino  -  Rudolpho D’Antonguolla
  30. Stevie Wonder  -  Steveland Morris Hardaway