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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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Updated Dec 5, 1951

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

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167 cast members
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Joan Alexander
Herself - Panelist / Herself / Herself - Celebrity Guest Herself - Panelist / Herself / Herself - Celebrity Guest   See fewer
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Robert Q. Lewis
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94
Gene Rayburn
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50
Roger Price
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43
Meredith Willson
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35
Bess Myerson
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32
Bill Stern
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29
Audrey Meadows
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27
Dennis James
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18
Carl Reiner
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18
Clifton Fadiman
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14
Walter Slezak
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Bob Shepard
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Jerry Lester
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13
Arnold Stang
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Abe Burrows
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12
Mike Wallace
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10
Bob Elliott
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10
Ray Goulding
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Laraine Day
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8
Bill Cullen
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Basil Rathbone
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7
Hy Gardner
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Dane Clark
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Rocky Graziano
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Dennis O'Keefe
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Brian Aherne
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Peter Donald
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Jayne Meadows
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2
John Newland
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2
Joe E. Brown
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Lauritz Melchior
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Terry Moore
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George Raft
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Charles Coburn
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Salvador Dalí
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Eddie Bracken
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Hoagy Carmichael
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Lee Vines
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Morey Amsterdam
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Cliff Norton
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Denise Darcel
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Zsa Zsa Gabor
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Eve Arden
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Eddie Albert
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Van Johnson
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Hildy Parks
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Denise Lor
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Marc Connelly
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John Henry Faulk
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Katie Boyle
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Jean Sablon
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Leslie Caron
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Hans Conried
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Roy Campanella
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George 'Gabby' Hayes
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Mickey Spillane
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Jerry Colonna
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Peggy King
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Gisele MacKenzie
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George Montgomery
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Ezio Pinza
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Gregory Ratoff
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Leo Durocher
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Yogi Berra
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Hal Block
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Corinne Calvet
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Melvyn Douglas
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Nelson Eddy
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Barry Fitzgerald
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Cedric Hardwicke
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Dick Haymes
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Victor McLaglen
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David Niven
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Zasu Pitts
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Cesar Romero
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Maxie Rosenbloom
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Steve Allen
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Evelyn Ay
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Jackie Cooper
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Xavier Cugat
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Gloria DeHaven
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Morton Downey
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Gracie Fields
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June Havoc
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Judy Holliday
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George Jessel
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Piper Laurie
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Gypsy Rose Lee
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Guy Lombardo
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Joe Louis
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Diana Lynn
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Mickey Mantle
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Marilyn Maxwell
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Robert Montgomery
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Victor Moore
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Chester Morris
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Jan Murray
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Conrad Nagel
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John Payne
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Ronald Reagan
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Billie Burke
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Art Carney
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Jack Carson
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Jack Dempsey
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Rita Gam
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Jean Hersholt
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Marie McDonald
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Tony Bennett
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Joan Benny
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Barbara Britton
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