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    26 Celebrities Who's Parents Named Them KNOWING That They Were Going To End Up Famous

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    我是滚动通过h my feed today, and I came across this tweet by the one and only Mindy Kaling:

    Who has the best name in hollywood? My guess is Sterling K. Brown

    Twitter: @mindykaling

    Like, she makes some points! Sterling K. Brown is strong, distinguished, and debonair.

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    ALSO! It's his real name. The "K" stands for Kelby.

    So, here are some more iconic Hollywood names:

    1.Zendaya

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    Real name:Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman

    Where you know her from:Euphoria,The Greatest Showman, andSpider-Man

    2.Minnie Driver

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    Real name:阿米莉亚菲奥娜杰西卡司机

    Where you know her from:Ella Enchanted,Good Will Hunting, andTarzan

    3.Parminder Nagra

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    Real name:Parminder Kaur Nagra

    Where you know her from:Bend It Like Beckham,ER, andAgents of Shield

    4.Mahershala Ali

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    Real name:Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore

    Where you know him from:Moonlight,Green Book, andTrue Detective.

    5.Guy Fieri

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    Real name:Guy Ramsay Ferry

    Where you know him from:Diners, Drive-Ins, and DivesandGuy's Grocery Games

    6.Rip Torn

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    Real name:Elmore Rual Torn Jr.

    Where you know him from:Dodgeball,Men in Black, andCross Creek

    7.Breckin Meyer

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    Real name:Breckin Meyer

    Where you know him from:Clueless,Josie and the Pussycats, andRobot Chicken

    8.Mads Mikkelsen

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    Real name:Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen

    Where you know him from:Casino Royale,Hannibal, andAnother Round

    9.Regina King

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    Real name:Regina Rene King

    Where you know her from:A Cinderella Story,Jerry Maguire, andIf Beale Street Could Talk

    10.Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Real name:Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch

    Where you know him from:Sherlock,Doctor Strange, andThe Imitation Game

    11.Marlon Brando

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    Real name:Marlon Brando Jr.

    Where you know him from:A Streetcar Named Desire,On the Waterfront, andThe Godfather

    12.Sigourney Weaver

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    Real name:Susan Alexandra Weaver

    Where you know her from:Alien,Holes, andGhostbusters

    13.Chadwick Boseman

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    Real name:Chadwick Aaron Boseman

    Where you know him from:Black Panther,Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, andDa 5 Bloods

    14.Topher Grace

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    Real name:Christopher John Grace

    Where you know him from:That '70s Show,BlacKkKlansman, andWin a Date With Tad Hamilton!

    15.Idris Elba

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    Real name:伊德里萨Akuna厄尔巴岛

    Where you know him from:Luther,Thor, andBeasts of No Nation

    16.Busy Philipps

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    Real name:Elizabeth Jean Philipps

    Where you know her from:Freaks and Geeks,Cougar Town, andWhite Chicks

    17.June Diane Raphael

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    Real name:June Diane Raphael

    Where you know her from:Bride Wars,Long Shot, andBig Mouth

    18.John David Washington

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    Real name:John David Washington

    Where you know him from:Tenet,BlacKkKlansman, andBallers

    19.Uzo Aduba

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    Real name:Uzoamaka Nwanneka Aduba

    Where you know her from:Orange Is the New Black,Mrs. America, andIn Treatment

    20.Rooney Mara

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    Real name:Patricia Rooney Mara

    Where you know her from:The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,The Social Network, andCarol

    21.Giancarlo Esposito

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    Real name:Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito

    Where you know him from:Breaking Bad,Once Upon a Time, andThe Boys

    22.Phoebe Waller-Bridge

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    Real name:Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge

    Where you know her from:Crashing,Fleabag, and Harry Styles' music video for "Treat People With Kindness."

    23.Vin Diesel

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    Real name:Mark Sinclair

    Where you know him from:Fast and Furious,Guardians of the Galaxy, andThe Pacifier

    24.Imogen Poots

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    Real name:伊莫金同志·珀

    Where you know her from:I Know This Much Is True,Black Christmas, andThat Awkward Moment

    25.Samuel L. Jackson

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    Real name:Samuel Leroy Jackson

    Where you know him from:Snakes on a Plane,The Incredibles, andCaptain Marvel

    26.And, of course,Reese Witherspoon

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    Real name:Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

    Where you know her from:Legally Blonde,Walk the Line, andBig Little Lies

    What are some of your fave Hollywood names? Sound off in the comments below!

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