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07/12/21 Grif.Net – Monday Quiz: Who Was First?

07/12/21 Grif.Net – Monday Quiz: Who Was First?

[Here are some =
famous people, but I listed them by their previous/original name. I =
added a bit of a clue. You just have to give the correct/changed name by =
which they are well known]

 

1. Modern =
actress Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra ditched her long name to fit her =
new one on a marquee

 

2. Robert =
James Richie liked grits

 

3. =
Professional Athlete Terry Jean Bollette

 

4. Natalie =
Herschlag used her mother’s maiden name in =
show-business

 

5. Swedish =
early film star Luvisa Gustafsson

 

6. Stefani =
Joanne Angelina Germanotta sold 27 million =
albums

 

7. =
“Delicate and kind” Dana Elain Owens changed to a name =
reflecting her temperament

 

8. Amethyst =
Amelia Kelly went from a jewel to a =
flower

9. Singer =
David Robert Jones didn’t want to be confused with singer Davy =
Jones so . . .

 

10. Virginia =
McMath and Frederick Austerlitz made movies =
together

 

11. Albert =
Einstein flunked out of Carnegie Mellon University to take up =
comedy

 

12.Belarus =
produced a famous actor Issur Danielovitch Demsky who changed his name =
to enter US Navy in World War II

 

13. Wannabe =
actor Michael Douglas changed his name to avoid confusion with famous =
actor also a Michael Douglas

 

14. Tanzanian =
singer Farrokh Bulsara

 

15. Offspring =
of Russian diplomats, Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov earned Oscar, =
Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony

 

16. Stevland =
Hardaway Judkins signed up for a Motown record label at age =
11

 

17. 16-year =
old Cherilyn Sarkisian sang originally under the name =
“Cleo”

 

18. =
Hawaiian-born Peter Gene Hernandez was Filipino, Spanish, Hungarian, =
Puerto Rican and Ukrainian

 

19. Leading =
man in Hollywood for decades was Archibald =
Learch

 

20. 1966 =
best-selling female vocalist was Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette =
O’Brien

 

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