Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Your favorite actor is who?

I was reading an old trivia book (Jimmy Carter was still listed as President) when I stumbled upon this list of celebrity pseudonyms, aka "stage names". Below you will find a list of stage names on the left & a list of real names on the right. See if you can match the two. Answers are below (no peeking).

1. Fred Allen ------------------------------A. John Florence Sullivan
2. Richard Burton-------------------------B. Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.
3. Red Button -----------------------------C. Aaron Chwatt
4. Tony Curtis ----------------------------D. Bernard Schwartz
5. Kirk Douglas ---------------------------E. Issur Danielovitch Demsky
6. Cary Grant ----------------------------F. Archibald Leach
7. Rock Hudson --------------------------G. Roy Fitzgerald
8. Boris Karloff ---------------------------H. William Henry Pratt
9. Stan Laurel ----------------------------I. Aurthur Jefferson
10. Ray Milland --------------------------J. Reginald Truscott-Jones
11. Edward G. Robinson -----------------K. Emanuel Goldberg
12. Roy Rogers ---------------------------L. Leonard Slye
13. Danny Thomas -----------------------M. Amos Jacobs
14. John Wayne --------------------------N. Marion Michael Morrison
15. Ed Wynn -----------------------------O. Isiah Leopold


I pulled a fast one on you. Simply read across for the correct answer.

1 comment:

Theresa said...

You are soooo funny! BTW, my favorite from this list would definitely be #14/N! (Bet you wouldn't have guessed that, huh?)