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The Name's the Same (1951–1955)

TV Series | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

Guests who have the same name as famous persons, fictional characters, or things, are quizzed by celebrity panelists who try to determine their name.
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 5, 1951

Release date (First episode)
Dec 5, 1951 (United States)

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169 cast members
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Joan Alexander
Self - Panelist / Self / Self - Celebrity Guest Self - Panelist / Self / Self - Celebrity Guest   See fewer
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133
Robert Q. Lewis
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95
Gene Rayburn
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50
Roger Price
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37
Meredith Willson
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35
Bess Myerson
Self - Panelist / Self Self - Panelist / Self   See fewer
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32
Bill Stern
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29
Audrey Meadows
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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27
Dennis James
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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18
Carl Reiner
Self - Panelist / Self Self - Panelist / Self   See fewer
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18
Clifton Fadiman
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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14
Walter Slezak
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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14
Bob Shepard
Self - Announcer Self - Announcer   See fewer
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14
Jerry Lester
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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13
Arnold Stang
Self - Panelist / Self Self - Panelist / Self   See fewer
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13
Abe Burrows
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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13
Mike Wallace
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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10
Bob Elliott
Self - Co-Host Self - Co-Host   See fewer
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10
Ray Goulding
Self - Co-Host Self - Co-Host   See fewer
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10
Bill Cullen
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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9
Laraine Day
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8
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7
Hy Gardner
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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6
Lee Vines
Self - Announcer Self - Announcer   See fewer
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4
Dane Clark
Self / Self - Panelist Self / Self - Panelist   See fewer
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4
Rocky Graziano
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3
Dennis O'Keefe
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3
Brian Aherne
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3
Peter Donald
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3
Jayne Meadows
Self - Contestant / Self - Guest Panelist Self - Contestant / Self - Guest Panelist   See fewer
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2
John Newland
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2
Joe E. Brown
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2
Lauritz Melchior
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2
Terry Moore
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2
George Raft
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2
Charles Coburn
Guest star contestant / Self Guest star contestant / Self   See fewer
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2
Salvador Dalí
Self - Guest Self - Guest   See fewer
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2
Eddie Bracken
Self / Self - Contestant Self / Self - Contestant   See fewer
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2
Hoagy Carmichael
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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2
Morey Amsterdam
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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2
Cliff Norton
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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2
Jean Sullivan
Self - commercial spokeswoman for Swanson Chicken Self - commercial spokeswoman for Swanson Chicken   See fewer
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2
Denise Darcel
Self - Contestant / Self - Guest Self - Contestant / Self - Guest   See fewer
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2
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2
Eve Arden
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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2
Eddie Albert
Self / Self - Contestant Self / Self - Contestant   See fewer
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2
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2
Hildy Parks
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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2
Denise Lor
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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1
Marc Connelly
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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1
John Henry Faulk
Panelist / Self Panelist / Self   See fewer
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1
Katie Boyle
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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1
Jean Sablon
Guest star contestant Guest star contestant   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
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1
George 'Gabby' Hayes
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1
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Jerry Colonna
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1
Peggy King
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1
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George Montgomery
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1
Ezio Pinza
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Gregory Ratoff
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1
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1
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Yogi Berra
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Hal Block
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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1
Corinne Calvet
Contestant Contestant   See fewer
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1
Melvyn Douglas
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Nelson Eddy
Self - Guest Self - Guest   See fewer
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1
Barry Fitzgerald
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1
Cedric Hardwicke
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1
Dick Haymes
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
John Reed King
Self - commercial spokesman for Bendix Home Appliances Self - commercial spokesman for Bendix Home Appliances   See fewer
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1
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Victor McLaglen
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Johnny Mercer
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Burgess Meredith
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Garry Moore
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1
David Niven
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Zasu Pitts
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Cesar Romero
Contestant Contestant   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
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Jackie Cooper
Self - Guest Panelist Self - Guest Panelist   See fewer
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1
Xavier Cugat
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1
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Brian Donlevy
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Morton Downey
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June Havoc
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Frances Langford
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Piper Laurie
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1
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Gypsy Rose Lee
Self - Guest Contestant Self - Guest Contestant   See fewer
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1
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1
Joe Louis
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Diana Lynn
Self - Celebrity Contestant Self - Celebrity Contestant   See fewer
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Mickey Mantle
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1
Marilyn Maxwell
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1
Robert Montgomery
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
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Chester Morris
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
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Conrad Nagel
Self - Guest Host Self - Guest Host   See fewer
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Paul Whiteman
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Monty Woolley
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
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Jack Carson
Guest Celebrity Guest Celebrity   See fewer
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Russel Crouse
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Jean Sullivan
Self - Live Commercial Announcer Self - Live Commercial Announcer   See fewer
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1
Pearl Bailey
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Tony Bennett
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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Joan Benny
Self - contestant as the daughter of Jack Benny Self - contestant as the daughter of Jack Benny   See fewer
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Barbara Britton
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Donald Crisp
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Rhonda Fleming
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Gil Hodges
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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Spike Jones
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Jack E. Leonard
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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Sam Levenson
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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Arthur Marx
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Chico Marx
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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Ken Murray
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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Sheree North
Self - Celebrity Guest Self - Celebrity Guest   See fewer
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Margaret O'Brien
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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1
Keenan Wynn
Self - Contestant Self - Contestant   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 75 votes