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A fictitious name (other than their real name) used by performers, entertainers, or talent such as Actors, Actresses, Models, Musicians, Dancers, etc. This "name" is usually made-up by the performer, although sometimes they are created by their agent or PR Representative.

Some Examples are:
Stage Name: John Wayne, Real Name: Marion Morrison
Stage Name: Cary Grant, Real Name: Archibald Leach
Stage Name: Elton John, Real Name: Reginald Dwight
Stage Name: Dean Martin, Real Name: Dino Crocetti
Stage Name: Tom Cruise, Real Name: Thomas Mapother
Stage Name: Charlie Sheen, Real Name: Carlos Irwin Estevez
by ToGlenn March 15, 2011