appear under the name (of)

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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."
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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.
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The Holbrooks pair, who are appearing under the name Mr and Mrs, had a standing ovation at their audition, which was aired on Sunday, with their rendition of the Bruno Mars' track Grenade.
Adams, 57, who is appearing under the name Colin James Adams, was formerly verger at Llandaff Cathedral where he is alleged to have committed the offences 20 years ago.
It has also emerged Adams, 57, -who is appearing under the name Colin James Adams -was formerly verger at Llandaff Cathedral.
Writing appearing under the name Father Utah has continued to appear online since Nazeer's detention which, ANHRI says, proves that he is not the author of "Azazeel's Goat in Mecca."
Reilly, who was appearing under the name Mohammed Rashid Saeed-Alim, was expected to enter a plea at the Old Bailey.
Frequently cast as the archetypal blond Teutonic soldier, he later moved to Rome's Cinecitta, often appearing under the name Herbert Andreas.
Mr Duncan Penny, prosecuting, said Harrow-educated Blandford, appearing under the name Charles James Spencer-Churchill, was spotted acting suspiciously by security guard Mr Steve Hopkins, who was monitoring the sunglasses department on the store's sophisticated CCTV system.
It has also emerged Mr Adams - who is appearing under the name Colin James Adams - was formerly verger at Llandaff Cathedral.