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A-Z of celebrity name changers

What's in a name, you ask? Well, rather a lot when it comes to the arduous task of becoming rich and famous. In the wonderful world of celebrity, a host of personalities have chosen to change their names to something more memorable, catchy or simply more pronounceable. Read on to find out who's ditched their birth name in favour of a more showbiz-friendly moniker and reinvented themselves in the process...

Click on an image below to launch the gallery. Are the name changes better, worse or merely bizarre? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section, below.

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