Would you believe...Don Adams is one of the many actors and actresses who changed last names for the screen and stage. Many actors took new identities for personal, political, artistic or business reasons. Other actors heard SAG say, "Sorry about that, chief!" and were forced to change names since each Guild member must have a unique name.
What other TV actors and actresses changed their last names for their craft? Match the performer's screen name (left column) with his/her birth surname (right column):
|Performer's Screen Name||Performer's Birth Surname|
|8.||Kathie Lee Gifford||h.||Epstein|
1-i, 2-e, 3-d, 4-c, 5-j, 6-k, 7-b,
8-h, 9-n,10-g, 11-l, 12-m, 13-f, 14-a
sources: rottentomatoes.com, wikipedia stage names.