Celebrities Who Kept Their Last Names (Despite Others' Advice)

We've all heard the stories: stars like Psych star James Roday, acclaimed actor Martin Sheen, superstar Bruno Mars and countless others changed their Latino last names to make it in Hollywood. While these stars made the decision to change their names to avoid being stereotyped, other celebrities simply refused to give up their Latino names and forsake their roots. 

From Andy Garcia to Miss USA Nia Sanchez, these 4 actors kept their last names (despite others' advice!)

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Cristina Arreola, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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