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9 Pairs Of Celebrities That You Didn’t Realize Are Related Because One Uses A Stage Name

It’s not very surprising to us that our favorite celebs have two names or more. Many famous people want another name to see in the lights to help them stand out. Additionally, due to their popularity, they were forced to have a fake name to protect their privacy. While a majority of celebs have associated with their stage names, we’re still stuck with plain names like Jane or John for the rest of our lives. For example, many might not know that Natalie Hershlag was a well-known child actress, but was known as Natalie Portman.

For this reason, we don’t know some celebs have a close relationships. They use stage names to separate them from their relatives and it has made us confused many times. Below are some pairs of celebrities who use a stage name.

#1 Florence Pugh has an older brother named Sebastian Toby M. Pugh

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Sebastian Toby M. Pugh, known as Toby Sebastian, is an actor and musician. He starred in a variety of movies such as “Game of Thrones”, “The Music of Silence”, “Trading Paint” and so on. The siblings released the song “Midnight” together in 2021.

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#2 Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada, known as Oscar Isaac, isn’t the only actor in his family

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Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada has a young brother, Michael Benjamin Hernánde is a journalist and an actor. Both worked together on “Moon Night”, where he needed to play both Marc Spector and Steven Grant.

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#3 William Mapother, known as Ethan Rom, has a pretty famous cousin named Thomas Cruise Mapother IV

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Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, one of the world’s highest-paid actors, has a stage name, Tome Cruise.

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#4 Two of Meryl Streep’s four children keep their family names, Mamie Gummer and Grace Gummer

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Meryl Streep shares all four kids with her husband, Don Gummer and all children followed in her footsteps. However, Henry Wolfe and Louisa Jacobson don’t keep their family name. Henry Wolfe and Louisa Jacobson are working in the acting industry.

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#5 Beanie Feldstein has an older brother, Jonah Hill Feldstein and he is also an actor

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Jonah Hill has never revealed why he’s used his last name professionally. When asked, he was just silent for a few seconds and said “Can we just not? Just don’t”. The siblings are supportive of each other.

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#6 Vincent D’Onofrio’s oldest child, Leila George D’Onofrio, is also an actor

Source: Theo Wargo

In 2014, Leila George D’Onofrio starred with her mother in Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” for Black Swan Theatre Company in Perth. 2 years later, she was featured in “Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?”.

#7 The Beaty siblings, Henry and Shirley, changed their names

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While Henry added a “t” to his last name, becoming Warren Beatty, Shirley dropped her last name, becoming Shirley MacLaine.

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#8 The siblings, Brandy Norwood and William Ray Norwood Jr. use their stage names

Source: Matt Winkelmeyer

Brandy has worked under her stage name, Brandy, and her younger brother, William Ray Norwood Jr. is known by the stage name Ray J.

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#9 Jon Voight’s daughter, Angelina Jolie Voight drop her last name

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In 2001, the actress shared the screen with her dad when they starred in “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider”. Nicolas Coppola acted under the name, Nicolas Cage. He shared “People would not stop saying things like, I love the smell of Nicolas in the morning”.

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