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    Julianne Moore

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    December 3, 1960 —

    Julianne Moore had to change her name. No, it wasn't to hide her Jewishness; she is not exactly Jewish. It was to hide her commonness.

    Moore's real name is Julie Smith. Unfortunately, Hollywood already had a bunch of Julie Smiths. She couldn't even go by her full name, Julie Anne Smith, as that was taken already. So she made her names into a portmanteau, slammed her father's middle name Moore on, and came up with Julianne Moore.

    Now, "Moore" is no "Smith", but it's still a tad common, isn't it? Here's what she should have done: not stop at her father. Go back a few generations, to her Jewish great-great-grandfather, and use HIS name. That would have made her...

    Julie Hamburger.

    Alright, maybe she made the right choice...

    Verdict: Barely a Jew.

    May 30, 2016

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    Jodie Foster

    Nicole Kidman

    Jennifer Lawrence

    Helen Mirren

    Emma Stone
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