Law's regrets over name change

WENN, Thursday, December 17, 2009, 4:02am (PST)
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    Jude Law used to regret changing his name from David, because he was often mistaken for a girl. The British actor, who was born David Law, began using his famous moniker as a stage name when he enrolled with a youth drama group in London in the 1980s.

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    And Law admits he had to toughen up - because his feminine name would often lead to confusion.

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    He says, "(I was) assigned to the girls' dormitories and sleeping quarters when I was a teenager and I joined the National Youth Music Theatre. Someone took a look at my name and clearly thought, 'It has to be a girl.' How wrong can you get?

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