appear under the name (of)

appear under the name (of)

To do something publicly (such as acting or writing) using a name other than one's birth name. A: "I don't see your sister in the playbill." B: "Oh, when she acts, she appears under the name R.A. Smith."
See also: appear, name

appear under the name of (some name)

[for an actor] to perform under a special name. She is appearing under the name of Fifi. I appeared under the stage name Rex Righteous.
See also: appear, name, of