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1. Born Benjamin Kubelsky, this comedian who used a violin as a prop for years, playing it (sort of), but usually very badly, was born with this name. Later, he chose a different one, and it is by this which most of us know him as the perpetual 39-year-old man.
By what name was he more commonly known to us as?
2. Harlean Carpenter was the "right" name for this blonde actress who was extremely popular in the 1930's. Starring in such films as "Suzy", "Riffraff" and "Bombshell", she nevertheless had a short-lived career. Can you tell me the "wrong" name by which she was better known?
3. Virginia Katherine McMath danced her way into the hearts of millions. An actress and singer as well, who was this multi-talented leading lady who starred alongside Frederick Austerlitz in several musical films?
4. American singer and songwriter Ernest Evans received the first part of his "wrong" name from a produce market manager in Philadelphia, Pa. The second part came later from one of Dick Clark's wives.
What was Ernest's "wrong" name?
5. Conrad Robert Falk was a "wild" man, always using modern technology, as well as his fists and his wits, as he traveled by choo-choo around the old west. Who was this man, who often was opposed by his archenemy, Miguelito Loveless?
(Later, he led a flock of "black sheep" around.)
6. Charles Dennis Buchinsky was a "mechanic"; who had a "death wish" and once played the role of a "tunnel king", besides being one of the "dirtiest twelve people" and one of the "gloriously spectacular seven guys".
Who was this famous actor who did not learn to speak English until he was in his teens - in spite of having been born near Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1921?
7. Issur Danielovitch was a movie star who was probably as well known for the cleft in his chin as for any of the great characters that he portrayed.
Who was this talented actor who entered life in 1916 with the name, "Issur"?
8. Kemal Amin Kasem, an American of Lebanese descent, made a name for himself on the radio.
By what name do we know this man who not only brought us the "American Top 40", but also voiced the character of Shaggy on the popular children's cartoon program "Scooby Doo"?
9. Harvey Lee Yeary was a cowboy with a VERY strong arm who 'fell' a lot.
Oh, wait. I'm combining three well-known television programs in which he had major roles. Who was this "ranching/rebuilt/fallen" hero?
10. John Henry Ramistella could have been a spy from Tibet. No, that's not quite right, is it? Who was this hush-hush Asian guy...
Oh. Sorry, make that a "Secret AGENT Man" who sang about the ways of danger in the 1970's?
Source: Author logcrawler
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