10 Celebs Who’ve Changed Their Names for Fame


8. Cary Grant

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Cary Grant is a suave name that seems fit for a Hollywood superstar. The actor didn’t consider Archibald Alexander Leach, his real name, very fashionable-sounding (Archibald Leach, incidentally, is what John Cleese’s character is called in the movie A Fish Called Wanda).