Celebrities Who Kept Their 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 five actors kept their names (despite others' advice!)

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