Celebrities who use middle names as first names

00:33, Jun 27 2014
Actors who use their middle names
Elle and Dakota Fanning: Real names: Mary Elle Fanning and Hannah Dakota Fanning
Actors who use their middle names
Brad Pitt: Real name: William Bradley Pitt
Actors who use their middle names
Drake: Real name: Aubrey Drake Graham
Actors who use their middle names
Reese Witherspoon: Real name: Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
Actors who use their middle names
Rooney Mara: Patricia Rooney Mara
Actors who use their middle names
Ashton Kutcher: Real name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher
Actors who use their middle names
Rose Bryne: Real name: Mary Rose Byrne
Actors who use their middle names
Tina Fey: Real name: Elizabeth Stamatina Fey
Actors who use their middle names
Chace Crawford: Real name: Christopher Chace Crawford
Actors who use their middle names
Ryan Phillippe: Real name: Matthew Ryan Phillippe
Actors who use their middle names
Mindy Kaling: Vera Mindy Chokalingam
Actors who use their middle names
Bruce Willis: Walter Bruce Willis
Actors who use their middle names
Michelle Rodriguez: Mayte Michelle Rodriguez
Actors who use their middle names
Antonio Banderas: Real name: Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas
Actors who use their middle names
Will Ferrell: John William Ferrell

We know that lots of celebrities use stage names for their careers. But there are some stars who choose to use their middle names as their professional monikers.

Whether they thought their first names weren't exciting enough or wanted to keep them more private, we're not sure, but it's interesting to learn the real names of stars you've come to know by another name.

Which movie stars are all called Christopher?

Which famous sisters are known by their more 'interesting' middle names?

Which actress was born Mary?

Find out in our gallery.

-PopSugar.com.au

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