And now you know their real names.
Slash – The Guns N’ Roses guitarist may seem like your typical run of the mill rockers from Hollywood. But he was actually born and raised in England till he was five and his actual name is Saul Hudson.
Billy Idle – The English rocker and former Generation X member went by William Michael Albert Broad as a kid.
Steven Tyler – Aerosmith’s front man was Stephen Victor Tallarico before he was singing “Dream On” with the band
Christopher Walken -The Academy Award winner was originally named Ronald, but changed his name when a friend suggested that Christopher suited him better.
Bret Michaels – Bret Michaels sounds way more “rock n roll” than Bret Michael Sychak
Woody Allen – Woody is really Allen Stewart Konigsberg. At the age of 17 the director legally changed his name to Heywood Allen.
Winona Ryder – Winona Laura Horowitz doesn’t have the same ring.