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This is a list of names of famous people, who have changed their real name. I'm only looking for music performers, not actors or other famous people. Below are the most recent entries.

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Entries Beginning with R

Original Name
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R. Dean Taylor Dean Taylor Apparently, the 'R' in the 'Indiana Wants Me' singer's name didn't stand for anything. It was added to give his name more authority. oldsong
R. Kelly Robert Kelly  soul
Rachel Bolan James Southworth Rachel is the bassist of Skid Row. duff
Raekwon Corey Woods  Bobo
Raekwon the Chef Corey Woods Chef stands for Criminals Have to Eat Food. Bobo
Raffi Raffi Cavoukian Children's singer best known for "Baby Baluga". Kid
Rafiyq Torren Williams  Bobo
Rag 'n' Bone Man Rory Charles Graham "Human" Opie M.
Rah Digga Rasheeda Fisher Info from Bobo
Rahiem Guy Todd Williams Info from Bobo
Raimondo Raisakson Rami T.A Sipilä Leaded singer and Mystery Crue Punkgod
Raimondo Raisakson Rami T.A Sipilä Drummer and leader singer of Mystery Crue. Rami Sipilä
Raine Maida Michael Raine Maida Raine, of Our Lady Peace, changed his original name from Michael so as not to get confused with bandmate Mike Turner. jillian zoe
Raine Maida Michael Raine Maida Changed his name because there was another Mike in the band. Now the other Mike is gone and Raine is still Raine.  me
Raine Maida Mike Maida Raine is Mike's middle name, and he changed it cuz their old guitarist's name was Mike Turner and he didn't want two Mikes in the band...though now that Mike quit after record Somehwere Out There, I see no reason why Raine can't become Mike Maida again (the eminem of rock! yeah!)...And Mike Turner is starting a new band! Yay! Jack Black
Raine Maida Michael Maida He changed his name because he thought it would be confusing if there were 2 Mikes in the band.  Hilary
Raine Maida Michael Maida Lead singer of Our Lady Peace, apparently changed it so as not to get confused with another Michael in the band. starry
Rake Keith Rose Info from Bobo
Rakim William Griffin
Rakim William Griffin Info from Bobo
Ramona Wulf Ramona Kraft Ramona Wulf was another one of the 3 female singers for German disco group Silver Convention. Compared to Linda Thompson & Penny McLean, her solo career was only a moderate success Dylan Baranski
Randy Dominick Safuto Recorded "Denise" with his Rainbows in 1963. oldsongs
Randy Safuto Dominic Safuto Lead singer of Randy and the Rainbows ("Denise") Barry Disbrow
Randy Blythe David Randall Blythe Check the LoG site. It's David. scarlett
Randy Bythe Duane Randall Blythe The singer from my favorite band, Lamb Of God. Mr. X
Randy California Randy Wolfe Also known as Kaptain Kopter, he held a helicopter license. He was given the name California by Jimi Hendrix, he was called Randy, and he was from California (well duh) Bobo
Randy Hobbs  Abraham John Waian The reason he took on the name was because the name John Wayne was already famous  Michael Waian
Randy Jackson Steven Randall Jackson  soul II
Randy Rhoads Randall William Rhoads Late guitarist for Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne. rocker
Randy Starr Warren Nadel, DMD Here's one of the great all-time rock obscurities. This guitar-playing dentist from the Bronx was part of two Top 40 hits in the late '50s- a vocal ("After School") as "Randy Starr" and an instro, "The Enchanted Sea", as one of "The Islanders". He also wrote a Top 10 hit for Elvis, "Kissin' Cousins", and a few other lightweight songs for Elvis' movies.  jonaco
Randy Travis Randy Traywick He then changed it to Randy Ray. "Randy Travis" recorded his first 2 singles under his real name "Randy Traywick". Then he recorded his first album, "Live At The Nashville Palace", under the name of "Randy Ray". After that, he changed it to "Randy Travis".  Mary Conrad
Randy Travis Randy Traywick  crazydon
Randy Vanwarmer Randall Van Wormer He's best known for his 1979 million-seller "Just When I Need You Most" Candy Welty
Ranking Roger Roger Charlery (Charley) Formerly of The Beat and General Public. newbeat
Raphael Saadiq  Raphael Wiggins Formerly with Tony Toni Tone. soul ii soul
Rapoon Robin Storey  Bobo
Rappin' 4-tay Anthony Fort West coast 90's rapper Bobo
Rappin' Ron Ron Royster Info from Bobo
Raquel Welch Jo Raquel Tejada Tried a singing career resulting in her own variety special in the 70s. movie
Rare Bear Brian Gillespie - named so After some interesting night lifeactivities damon hill
Rasa Don Donald Jones Drummer for Arrested Development. soul ii
Rat Scabies Chrill Miller Ex-drummer for The Damned.  rocker
Rat Scabies Chris Miller The real name of the former drummer of The Damned. brit
Ray Bolger Raymond Wallace Bulcao  wiz
Ray Boogie Ray Ramos Info from Member of the Evil Twins. Bobo
Ray Bryant Raphael Bryant He had a hit instrumental version of "Ode To Billy Joe" in 1967. (The big hit vocal version by Bobbie Gentry spelled the name differently in the title: Billie Joe.) Also, as leader of the Ray Bryant Combo, he had the hit "The Madison Time" in 1960. Candy Welty
Ray Carbaugh Herbert Raymond Carbaugh Ray is the bassist for the Namonia Crew. Hue Janus
Ray Charles Ray Charles Robinson  Cara Miles
Ray Charles Charles Raymond Offenberg This is the leader of the Ray Charles Singers and not the R&B singer of the same name. Barry Disbrow
Ray Dogg Raymond Scott Info from Member of the Almighty RSO Bobo
Ray Stevens Harold Ray Ragsdale  Shawn Reed
Ray Stevens Ray Ragsdale  Country
Ray Stevens Harold Ray Ragsdale  country
Ray-J William Norwood, Jr. Just in case u didn't know: this is Brandy's brother.. Both very good singers! Mandie
Raymond Scott Harry Warnow This big band leader/composer used to lead the orchestra on TV's "Your Hit Parade", but his quirky, choppy tunes became regular background music for Looney Tunes!  jonaco
Raymond Scott Harry Warnow This essential jazz/swing and electronic music pioneer picked the name Raymond Scott from the Manhattan telephone book.  kr4y
Raz-B Demario Monte Thornton Got his name because of his raspy voice Raz-B
Razzle Nicholas Dingley  Sandi
Razzle  Nicholas Victor Dingley Hanoi Rocks Drummer died 1984 Ally
Real Roxanne Adelaida Martinez  rapper
Reason Clean Greg Raynard Singer of Green Jelly. Mickey D.
Rebbie Jackson Maureen Jackson Oldest Jackson sister, known for her hit "Centipede". Her stage name is pronounced "Ree-bee". soul
Rebecca St. James Rebecca Jean Smallbone The info you guys have for why she changed it is incorrect, she did not become "St. James" after being "born again." I went to her concert a few weeks ago and asked her about changing her last name specifically and she said "the executives at the recording label wanted to change her name to St. John, which she did not really like. Her and her family thought of changing it to St. James, because James was the name of her granfather who had just passed away.  Nathan Winslow
Rebecca St. James Rebecca Jean Smallbone Became St. James after becoming "born again". Christian
Red River Dave David Largus McEnery Sang the 1960 hit "There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving #2 (The Ballad Of Francis Powers)" Yvette Bristle
Red Sovine Woodrow Wilson Sovine Late country artist best known for "Teddy Bear". trucker
Red Tordella Ian Frick-Tordella Calif. based jazz sax Truth
Redbone Emcee/ Tha R&b Angela Michelle Bastine  Was given "R&B" monniker by Shock G ( Greg E. jacobs) aka Humpty Hump, Shockalock - in april 2003 in San Francisco CA REDBONE
Redman Reginald Noble  Hakim
Regina Regina Richards She had the hit "Baby Love" in 1986. Candy Welty
Rene & Rene Rene Victor Ornelas/Rene Herrera Recorded "Lo Mucho Que Te Quiro" in 1969.  spanish
Reparata Mary Aiese She had the hit "Shoes" as a solo singer in 1975. She also had two hits in 1965 while in the group Reparata & The Delrons. Candy Welty
RES Shareese Renee Ballard  soul ii
The Rev Jimmy Sullivan  someone
The Rev Jimmy Owen Sullivan Drummer and back-up vocalist for the band Avenged Sevenfold. Travis
The Rev Jimmy Sullivan He is a drummer for the band Avenged Sevenfold. Axl Larkin
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz William Wirths   singer
Rev. Fred Ghurkin John Lennon Used on the track Bless You. Noah McKelvie
Rev. Thumbs Ghurkin John Lennon John recorded the piano for his song, "Old Dirt Road" under this pseudonym. Tina
Rev. Thumbs Ghurkin  John Lennon Used on the track Old Dirt Road. Noah McKelvie
RevenG Naoki Maeda Naoki's pseudonym for his tribal and ethnic music. DJ Blaze
The Reverend Horton Heat Jim Heath  ideal
Reverend Horton Heat James C. Heath  Bobo
The Reverend Strychnine Twitch Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe's name in the Foxboro Hot Tubs GDFan
The Reverend Tholomew Plague Jimmy Sullivan Drummer of Avenged Sevenfold. Kameron
The Reverend Tholomew Plague Jimmy Sullivan Jimmy is the drummer for the rock band Avenged Sevenfold. AKeL
The Reverend Tholomew Plague James Owen Sullivan Drummer for the formerly metalcore band known as Avenged Sevenfold. He was also the vocalist for another band entitled Pinkly Smooth. Christine
Rex Everything  Nick Oliveri  Nick Oliveri is now in QOTSA. He used to be in the best band ever, the Dwarves. His stage name was Rex Everything...Is there a better stage name for a member of the Dwarves? Doubtful mate. Matchew
Rex Gildo Franz Hirtreiter Born:02.Jul.1939 (Muenchen)-RIP: 26.Okt.1999 - German Schlager-Star Joe-Nase
Rex Harrison Reginald Carey Harrison   musical
Rex Rocker Rex Brown Bassist for Pantera. rocknroll
Rezon and YmoH.S Masaharu Iwata and Hitoshi Sakimoto A Japanese composing duo, they provided the scores for many movies and video games, like "Final Fantasy Tactics." Olvan The Terrible
Rhythim Is Rhythim Derrick May  Bobo
Ric Greevers Eric Geevers In the ongoing saga of Eric's name being misspelled on Link Wray album sleeves, this one's on 2007 compilation 'King Of The Wild Guitar'. It's Eric on the photo all right. [I know someone called Eric who's wife calls him Ric because it sounds "cooler" maybe it is the same in this case?- Ed] Pete
Ric Greevers Eric Geevers In a rich tradition of mis-spellings, Ace Records now have Eric as 'Ric Greevers' on a recent Link Wray compilation. They have promised future pressings will set things straight. Still, it's pretty hilarious. Pete
Ric Ocasek Richard Otcasek Former lead singer for "The Cars". Both last names are pronouced the same. The "t" in his real name is silent. chair
Rich Robinson Richard S. Robinson Guitarist fot The Black Crowes and brother of lead singer Chris. back-up
Richard 23 Richard Jonckheere Member of Front 242. Bobo
Richard Cheese Mark Jonathan Davis Lounge singer who mocks alternative rock songs. weird
Richard Clayderman Phillippe Pages French classic pianist. obscure
Richard Hell Richard Myers  Bobo
Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner That is pronounced "vog-ner". composer
Richey James Richey James Edwards of the MSP, went missing in 1995 anon
Richie Ramone Richie Reinhardt  Bobo
Richie Rich Richard Lawson  Bobo
Richie Sambora Richard Stephen Sambora Richie was named by his father, Adam, after the man who sold him his first car and whom he later became friends with, Rick's Used Cars in Bayonne, NJ.  Shannon3n8
Richie Sambora Richard Stephen Sambora Bon Jovi Guitarist, one of the greatest players of all time! Branny
Richie Sambora Richard Sambora  Branny
Richie Valens Ricardo Valenzuela His agent wanted a more Anglo name. human
Rick Dees Rigdon Osmond Dees, III Disc jockey who recorded the hit "Disco Duck" in 1976. dj
Rick Derringer Richard Zehringer Had a hit with "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo".  rocknroll
Rick Derringer Rick Zehringer Under his real name Zehringer, he had a hit with his first band, the McCoys: "Hang on, Sloopey." Trivia: "The Jokers, who were laying it down," from "Rock n' Roll Hoochikoo" were a real band Rick caught one night. khalil
Rick James James Johnson  soul
Rick Nelson Eric Hilliard Nelson  t.v.
Rick Ross William Roberts Miami rapper from Slip-N-Slide Records who got the label on Def Jam. flan
Rick Rubin Fredrick Jay Rubin  Co-founder of Def-Jam Records. Producer
Rick Springfield Richard Springthorpe  Edward
Rick Springfield Richard Lewis Springthorpe
Rick West Richard Westwood  Bobo
Ricky Martin Enrique Jose Martin Morales  Tash
Ricky Martin Enrique Jose Martin Morales  Me
Ricky Martin Enrique Martin Morales I looked this up, this is the name on his birth certificate. Bobo
Ricky Valance David Spencer Had a #1 hit with "Tell Laura I Love Her". oldsong
The Righteous Brothers Bobby Hatfield/Bill Medley  Duo
Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty She goes by her middle name. nally
Rikki Rockett Richard Ream Do you even need to ask WHY he changed it? Sandi
Ringo Starr Richard Starkey They called him Ringo because he wore a lot of rings. Not sure where the Starr part came from.  Mona
Ringo Starr Richard Starkey Ringo because of the many rings he used to wear, and Starr is just short for Starkey. Lilli
Ringo Starr Richard Starkey  ~^*girl*^~
Ringo Starr Richard Starkey Ringo Starr had a lot of rings on his fingers. Celeste
Ringo Starr Richard Starkey "Starr" because he wanted to be a star, and "Ringo" after the Westerns hero Johhny Ringo. Also, before he was in the Beatles, the was the leader of the backup band for a singer named "Rory Storm" (original name, Al Caldwell). All the members of Rory Storm and the Hurricanes took stage names, and Richard Starkey chose one which started with the same consonants as both his real name and the singer's stage name. Tim Horrigan
Ringo Starr Richard Starkey It's actually his stage name from way back in the late 50's but here's the origin. Ringo liked rings, so he called himself Ringo, and his last name was Starkey, so he jazzed it up a bit and just said Star with 2 "R's instead of one. Nowhere Man
Ringo Starr Richard Allen Starkey Ring-pop sucker flavor "cherry." Ruby ring from the movie "Help!" by The Beatles Mike Hack
Rise Stevens Rise Steenberg  opera
Rita Hayworth Margarita Cansino  old
Rita Moreno Rosita Delores Alverio  jorje
Ritchie Tahoe Richard Thomas Ritchie Tahoe was Rich Thomas up until one show when he left his Lake Tahoe jacket too near a light and it caught fire. They began calling him Ritchie Tahoe since that incident. Eric Thomas
Ritchie Valens Richard Stephen Valenzuela Manager got a hold of it and shortened it because it was ethnic. Mark Pippin
Ritchie Valens Richard Steve Valenzuela The "La Bamba" singer killed with Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper in a 1959 plane crash. jorje
Ritchie Valens Richard Valenzuela  Mathew
Rivers Cuomo Peter Kitts In high school, Rivers Cuomo (it actually is his real name) went by Peter Kitts. After he left high school, he went to his real name of Rivers Cuomo that he still uses today. Sean Stapleton
Rob Base Robert Ginyard  Bobo
Rob D Rob Dougan  DigitalAssasin
Rob The Viking Robin Hooper The producer and other third of the Canadian rap group, Swollen Members. Swollen
Rob Tyner Robert Derminer Late singer for MC5. rocky
ROB ZOMBIE Robert Cummings legally changed his name to ROB WOLFGANG ZOMBIE shaun
Rob Zombie Rob Cummings  He changed his name to Rob Straker in 1996. rocknroll
Robbie Robertson Jamie Robbie Robertson Singer and guitarist for The Band. lala
Robbie Williams Robert Peter Williams  A
Robby Hewitt Robert Jonathan Fernandez-Hewitt  Member of Orgy. electronic
Robert Gotobed Robert Grey Drums for the band Wire.  j sandow
Robert John Robert John Pedrick, Jr. Pop singer who scored two top ten hits during the 70s..."The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and "Sad Eyes". Evan L. Heller
Robert Kramer Robert Joseph Albert Kowalski Musician/composer/indie recording artist. Dona Kare-Kowalski
Robert Merrill Moishe Miller   opera
Robert Miles Roberto Concina  Bobo
Robert Palmer Alan Palmer  sharp
Robert Preston Robert Preston Merservey Known for his lead in "The Music Man". music
Roberta Peters Roberta Peterman   opera
Roberto Delgado Horst Wende German bandleader, who changed his name to gain international success. Great instrumental music from the 60´s! Pinicchio
Robey Louise Ann Robey  Canadian singer/actress who recorded a version of "One Night In Bangkok". Canadian
Robin Graves Robin Eaglestone Was bassist for Cradle Of Filth Phil Yacoe
Robin S. Robin Stone  Lori Blonde
Robin Ward Jackie Ward In 1963, he told us to have a "Wonderful Summer". one hit
Robin Ward Jackie Ward This '60s studio singer, whose only hit was "Wonderful Summer", was a woman. She also sang backup on a much bigger hit: the falsetto parts on Pat Boone's "Speedy Gonzales"! jonaco
Robyn Robin Carlsson  Swede
The Rock Dwayne Douglas Johnson WWe wrestling superstar aka: Rocky Mavia a combination of his father: Rocky Johnson and his grandfather: Chief Peter Mavia. Rocky ,The Great One,The Peoples' Champion ,The Brahma Bull The Corporate Champion ,The Most Electrifying Man in Sports Entertainment. Look for The Rock to sing more and more on the WWe Music CD's. Cyndi Jo
Rockwell Kennedy Gordy This one-hit worder (Somebody's Watching Me) is the son of Motown founder Berry Gordy. funky
Rocky Burnette Jonathan Burnette  rockin
Rocky Sharpe Robert Stanislaw Podsiadly Lead singer of Rocky Sharpe & the Replays (& the Razors) Doowopski
Rod Rodrigo Gonzalez  Rod is Member of the German Punk Rock Band Die ì,rzte (short. dä) since 1993. He plays the bass guitar but he is also able to play the guitar, drums and keyboard. rocketeer
Rod Stewart Roderick David Stewart  united
Rod Stewart Roderick Stewart  Tarquin
Roddy Ricch Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr.  Yvette Bristle
Rodgers & Hammerstein Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein, II Rodgers' first partner was Lorenz Hart. Broadway
Rodney Dangerfield Jacob Cohen  funny
Rodway Steve Rodway He had the hit "Don't Stop Trying" in 1982. Candy Welty
Roger Hodgson Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson Former lead singer with Supertramp tjarley
Roger Hodgson Roger Charles Pomfret Hodgson Member of Supertramp. Named for his father (Charles) and grandfather (Pomfret) who was governor of Jamaica (under British rule) in early 1900's.  Tjarley
Roger McGuinn Jim McGuinn The legendary folk-rocker and Byrds founder changed his first name only, a nod to the pseudo-Eastern Subud religious sect. Other adherents: comic/writer Lorenzo (Jerry) Music and Association member Jules (Gary) Alexander. jonaco
Roger McGuinn James Joseph McGuinn III  Singer for The Byrds. old
Roger Taylor Roger Meddows-Taylor "Meddows" was a family name. He kept the name during Queen's early years and dropped it later.  Mona
Roger Taylor Roger Meddows-Taylor Former drummer with "Queen". deep
Roger Waters George Roger Waters Founded Pink Floyd in 1965 with Roger Barrett aka Syd Barrett. Became leading-member after Syd had to leave the band due to his drug probs. Wrote nearly all Floyd-lyrics, played bass and sang. Left Floyd in 1985. hexaChord
Roger Waters George Roger Waters Former bassist for Pink Floyd Chris Katella
Roger Waters George Roger Waters Former Bassist / Lead Singer for Pink Floyd Chuck
Roger Waters George Waters Roger's his m/n. Interesting that Syd's real name is Roger and Roger's real name is George.  Sega
Roger Williams Louis Weertz Savant pianist/singer of the 50s and 60s, best known for his number one instrumental hit "Autumn Leaves". Evan L. Heller
Roky Erickson Roger Kynard Erickson Roky Erickson's pseudonym came from combining the first two letters of his first and middle names. ROger and KYnard. It's pronounced like "Rocky." He was the lead singer of psychedlic rock pioneers the 13th Floor Elevators, and went on to release solo albums. Creature With the Atom Brain
Roland Orzabal Roland Orzabal de la Quintana One half of the original "Tear's For Fears" duo
Roland Orzabal Raoul Yeah you've got his name right apart from the fact that his real first name is Raoul! Andrew Morris
Roland Orzabal Roland Jaime Orzabal I saw in books that people would often say his name as "Orzabal De La Quintanta" and His mother had really named him Raoul (R-A-U-L)and and I think due to pronunciation problems, she changed his to Roland,and Roland also named his first son Raoul as well. I do like like the name Roland. Really. al
RoleModelsFromHell Sjors DJ from The Netherlands is a upcoming star in the dance sence. Mark
Romance Forever Strong RFS  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Romeo Jerome Jones  Romeo
Romeo Romeo Percy Miller Jr. I had no idea that Romeo was a Jr. Celeste
Romeo Stuart Eddie Love/Stewart Shermerovski Studio musicians and songwriters that created almost 400 song before breaking up in about 1967. A few of their songs were either "regional" or barely "Top 40" hits for various singers. Under another name the pair had two big hits with big name artists of the late 1950's - early 1960's. Ward Evol
Ron Dante Carmine Granito The studio musician that brought The Archies ("Sugar,Sugar") and The Cuff Links ("Tracy") to life. fake
Ron Kass John Austin Info from Bobo
Ron Wood Ronald David Wood Guitarist for The Rolling Stones. Formerly with Faces. rocker
Ronald & Ruby Ronald Gumps/Beverly Ross This is the real name of Ronald of Ronald And Ruby, not the songwriter Lee Morris who by the way did not even co-pen the song. Julius Tajiddin
Ronald & Ruby Beverly Ross/Lee Morris They had fun with a "Lollipop" (pop!) duo
Ronnie Ronnie Goodson Recorded "I Wish That We Were Married" with his Hi-Lites. oldsong
Ronnie James Dio Ronald James Padavona "Dio" means "God" in Latin Sandi
Ronnie Spector Veronica Bennett Lead singer for the 60's band The Ronettes. babe
Roof D.H. Marcos Mora Drummer of Green Jelly. Mickey D.
Rootin' Michael Bloominquist Bassist of Green Jelly. Mickey D.
Roseanne Roseanne Barr  funny girl
Rosie Rosalie Hamlin Recorded "Angel Baby" with her group, The Originals. sherock
Roxanne Shante Lolita Gooden Lolita used this name to record a rap record in response to a record that was recorded by the group U.T.F.O. lisa
Roxanne Shant Lolita Shant Gooden
Roy Acuff Claxton Roy Acuff  oldcountry
Roy Black Gerd Hllerich  Anni
Roy Black Gerhard Heinrich Born: 25.Jan.1943 (Augsburg/Strassberg)-RIP:09.Okt.1991 Joe-Nase
Roy Rogers Leonard Franklin Slye One of the original "singing cowboys". Cowboy
Roy Wood Ulysses Adrian Wood  Wood contributed most of the songs and eventually many of the vocals to the Move. Their single "Night of Fear" rose to number two on the UK charts in early 1967. The group evolved over the ensuing three years, eventually becoming a quartet.  Bobo
Roy Z Roy Ramirez Roy changed his name to Roy Zerimar in the 80s because ethnic names were not "trendy". People would eventually begin calling him Roy Z. Roy is a guitarist, producer and composer best known for his work on Bruce Dickinson's solo project. He also is employed with the latin rock group, Tribe Of Gypsies, which he founded. Other credits include Downset, Halford, Helloween and Judas Priest. Kyle
Rozz Williams Roger Alan Painter 1980. Before starting his first band "Christian death"(originaly, a play on words with Christian dior), R. Painter found the name of Rozz Williams on a grave. To have the name of a dead is a good view of society, don't you think? (1998: Rozz williams died a second time...) K
Ruben Studdard Christropher Ruben Studdard He just took of the Christopher to make Ruben.... btw, Ruben Sounds better for a guy like him Anna A.
Ruby Keeler Ethel Hilda Keeler  older
Rudi Action Protrudi Glenn Dalpis In addition to the Rudi Protrudi entry, let me assure you that Rudi now has RUDI ACTION PROTRUDI in his passport. That's official, I've seen it! "Action is my middle name"... indeed! vox head
Rudi Protrudi Glen Dalpis The other members of his original band, Tina Peel, also all had fake names (Jim Nastix and Deb O'Nair). But I don't know their quote-unquote real names Tim Horrigan
Rudy Vallee Hubert Prior Vallee  oldster
Run Joe Simmons
RuPaul RuPaul Andre Charles  name
Rusty Draper Farrell H. Draper Country singer who had 50s Top Ten's with "The Shifting, Whispering Sands" and "Freight Train". Evan L. Heller
Ruud Gullit Ruud Dil Dutch footballplayer, who sang "Not a dancing kind" MYH
Ry Cooder Ryland Peter Cooder  guitar
Ryan Adams David Ryan Adams  Mystic
Ryan Key William Key Ryan Key from the band "Yellowcard" goes by Ryan, but his real name is William. People think his middle name is Bryan, but that was just a typo. Jenny
Ryan Starr Tiffany Montgomery She was one of the top ten on American Idol. Rachel Miser
Ryu* Ryutaro Nakahara  Tetris
RZA Robert Diggs  Bobo
RZA Robert Diggs  lil_miz_azn_boo

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