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Ethel Gumm, Farrokh Bulsara and Barry Pincus. Would they have been as famous if they had kept their birth names? Maybe not... It turns out a lot of celebrities change their names. But how many of these did you know? We take a look at 22 stars who have changed their monikers for their careers.
After serving in World War II, Benedetto started singing under the name Joe Bari, after a city in Italy. Bob Hope told him it was a "phony name," Bennett said. “What did Hope think of his real name? "Well, that's a little long for the marquee. Let's economise it and call you Tony Bennett."
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