There are several stars are well known by their stage names, but who were they born as? Let's find out, starting with singer Pink, who was born as ...
The singer's real name is Alecia Beth Moore Hart.
Tom Cruise is nearly the embodiment of a movie star. He looks like he was born to be a movie star. Even his name sounds like a movie star's. But actually, it isn't his real name. Do you know what is?
Cruise was born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV.
Rapper Snoop Dogg obviously wasn't born with his stage name, but do you know what his birth name actually was?
Snoop was born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
Only one part of Woody Allen's name is actually part of his real name.
The legendary director was born Allen Stewart Konigsberg.
Nicolas Cage not only took on a new last name, but also tweaked his first name. Do you know what his real name is?
Cage's real name is Nicholas Kim Coppola.
You might have guessed that Alice isn't Alice Cooper's real first name, but what was the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame star born as?
Cooper's real name is Vincent Damon Furnier.
Reese is only part of Reese Witherspoon's real name. The actress was born ...
... Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon.
Detroit rocker Kid Rock was born as ...
... Robert James "Bob" Ritchie.
Ashton Kutcher's ex, actress Demi Moore, was also once known as Mrs. Kutcher on Twitter (her handle is now @justdemi). But she was born as ...
... Demetria Gene Guynes. Kutcher's birth name, by the way, is Christopher Ashton Kutcher.
"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart uses part of his birth name, tweaked a bit, as his stage name.
Stewart's real name is actually Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz.
Oscar winner and frequent host Whoopi Goldberg was born ...
... Caryn Elaine Johnson.
Jolie is really Angelina Jolie's middle name. She was born as ...
... Angelina Jolie Voight (the daughter of actor Jon Voight).
Angelina Jolie's longtime partner Brad Pitt was born ...
... William Bradley Pitt.
Actress Winona Ryder was born ...
... Winona Horowitz.
Sigourney Weaver took her first name from a character in F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby." Weaver's birth name was ...
... Susan Alexandra Weaver.
Film legend Robert Redford was born ...
... Charles Robert Redford.
Allen is really the middle name of Tim Allen. His birth name was ...
... Timothy Allen Dick.
Michael Keaton's real name is actually the name of another famous Michael ...
... Michael Keaton was born Michael Douglas.
Keaton isn't Diane Keaton's real last name, either. The "Annie Hall" Oscar winner was born ...
... Diane Hall.
Foster is Jodie's real last name, but the two-time Oscar winner was born ...
... Alicia Christian Foster.
Natalie is Natalie Portman's real first name, but the actress was born as ...
... Natalie Hershlag.
Two-time Oscar winner Michael Caine was born ...
... Maurice Micklewhite.
Tyler Perry's name is in a lot of movie titles, but Tyler isn't his real first name. He was born ...
... Emmitt Perry Jr.
Meg Ryan was born with several names ...
... Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra.
Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep was born ...
... Mary Louise Streep.
Actor Alan Alda was born ...
... Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo.Abruzzo.
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A 54-year old woman was killed in a fatal accident on Rice Ranch Road in Santa Maria Thursday evening.
The Santa Barbara Harbor Commission and waterfront officials are trying to find a peaceful solution to a dispute in local waters because of new rules around cruise ships.
The Santa Maria Department of Social Services was shut down Friday after a mysterious white substance was found in a letter sent to the facility.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 15-year-old student at Dos Pueblos High School after a series of threatening emails were sent to a teacher and an administrator.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has identified the body that was found on San Miguel Island in August 2014.
An envelope containing a white substance prompted an evacuation order at the Department of Social Services office in Santa Maria.
Within 5 days of getting out of jail on murder charges, 52-year-old Thomas Yanaga was arrested again with two accomplices for allegedly committing another attempted murder in Kings County.
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USA Today's 10 Best Film Festivals List came out, and though the Santa Barbara International Film Festival did not receive Steve Carell's #1 trophy, it did come in on the top 10 list.
With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony set for this weekend, check out who made the cut for the class of 2015.
Studies have shown medical marijuana can help treat or alleviate ailments associated with certain diseases. Here are 10 of those diseases and a little bit about the medical studies that discovered potential benefits of the drug.
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