Movie stars are known for their on-screen presence and off-screen exploits. In the process of living bigger-than-life lifestyles, they earn alternate monikers. How much do you know about these movie star nicknames?
From "Terminator" movie star to California governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has more than one famous nickname. But while he was in office, he was The Governator.
With his scary-big biceps and ferocious eyes, Dwayne Johnson took his pro wrestling career and morphed into a movie star. He's The Rock.
For a time, they were the most famous power couple on the planet. But then Brad Pitt and Angelina parted ways, ending the pairing called Brangelina.
She's the pop music star slash movie icon. You could call her Jennifer Lopez, but everyone just refers to her as J.Lo.
Hanks is an emotional person. When he accepted his Oscar for Best Actor, he sobbed, making him Tom Hankies, for the hanky he needed to sop up his tears.
With his furrowed brow and thinning menacing glare, Jack Nicholson probably doesn't even need a nickname. He's "Nick."
With his cockeyed grin and mischievous eyes, Stallone is Sly. He's the man who made the "Rocky" movies into Hollywood legends.
Denzel Washington oozes so much coolness that he doesn't even need a full nickname. He just needs a letter -- D.
With his stout demeanor and rugged onscreen presence, John Wayne was the Duke. His real first name? Marion.
Bette Midler has a divine voice and the acting chops to make audiences weep openly in theaters. She is the Divine Miss M.
Willis was tortured for his stuttering problem. His classmates nicknamed him Buck-Buck, but fortunately he outgrew that mean-spirited moniker.
Jean Harlow went from virtual obscurity to become the biggest female box office star of the 1930s. But the Blonde Bombshell had a tragic end. She died from kidney disease when she was just 26 years old.
Meryl Streep was born as Mary Streep. Her father actually gave her the nickname Meryl, which she hated, and it stuck for a lifetime.
Cruise is one of the biggest stars in the past 50 years of Hollywood filmmaking. He's such a staple of the industry that he goes by just TC.
Katharine Hepburn had a personal and professional independence that made her legendary both on and offscreen. She was The Great Kate.
Betty Grable started acting before she was even a teenager. Her movies made millions, and she posed for a pin-up poster during World War II, making her the most famous pin-up girl of the era.
Alas, the magical pairing of Ben Affleck and J.Lo wasn't meant to last. But while it did, they were called Bennifer.
We'll go ahead and throw this out there -- Brad Pitt, one of Hollywood's leading men, needs a better nickname. Pitt-bull doesn't quite cut the mustard.
Chaney, a man who started during the days of silent films, was a makeup master. He could morph into very different looking characters with makeup and top-notch acting ability.
Clark Gable was the King of Hollywood thanks to a string of box office successes. He was often called simply The King.
Lana Turner had a five-decade movie career and often stood out on screen due to her tight-fitting clothes. Sweater Girl got married eight -- yes, eight -- times in her life.
In his younger days, Reeves was a stout hockey goalie. He never let a puck get past him, because he was The Wall.
Depp is often called Johnny, Colonel" or Mr. Stench. That last one is an alias he created for when he checked into hotels.
Marlon Brando was one of the most talented actors of his generation. He sometimes slurred through his lines, earning him the nickname Mr. Mumbles.
In the 1950s, Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball were on fire. He was a famous musician, she was a hilarious comedian, and they starred together on a classic show. But adultery and disdain ended the pairing called Desilu.
Damon's wife started calling him Red Alert because of his high-alert parenting style. He's attentive -- perhaps sometimes to a fault.
When Cruise hooked up with Katie Holmes, the pairing seemed more like a public relations move than actual attraction. TomKat was destined for failure.
John Cusack is the star of "High Fidelity" and other famous movies. His friends weren't very imaginative -- he's just Johnny.
Leonardo DiCaprio is currently near the top of the "A" list in Hollywood. Some people call him Lenny D.
Call him Indiana or Han Solo, he won't mind. But most people call Harrison Ford Harry.