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9 Celebs' Real Names

Apparently 'Flavor Flav' suited William Drayton more
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 29, 2010 10:57 AM CDT
Jon Stewart, Larry King, and More Celebrities' Real Names
Flavor Flav: William Drayton just doesn’t have the same ring to it.   (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

(Newser) – What if celebrities actually went by their given names? Ross Luippold imagines that alternate universe on the Huffington Post:

  • Flavor Flav: William Drayton just doesn’t have the same ring to it.
  • Jon Stewart: He would be hosting The Daily Show With Jon Leibowitz.
  • Larry King: Lawrence Zeiger Live? Not quite as catchy.

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  • Diane Keaton: Annie Hall would have starred an actress named Diane Hall.
  • John Wayne: Marion Morrison? Not quite as manly.
For the complete list, click here. (Read more celebrity stories.)

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