5 Actor Names You’re Probably Mispronouncing


Do you know how to pronounce these famous actor names? Read more from Reader's Digest, opens a new window.

Ralph Fiennes, opens a new window

It's not Ralf, it's Rafe Fines. You might recognize him as Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter films, opens a new window but he's also a two-time Oscar nominee for The English Patient, opens a new window and Schindler's List, opens a new window.

Amanda Seyfried, opens a new window 

It's not Amanda Siegfried or Amanda Say-fried, it's Amanda SIGH-frid. You'll recognize her from Mean Girls, opens a new window and you've probably heard her sing in Les Miserables, opens a new window and Mamma Mia!, opens a new window

Chiwetel Ejiofor, opens a new window

Let's jump right in: it's CHOO-ih-tell EDGE-ee-oh-for. You've seen this Oscar-nominated actor in 12 Years a Slave, opens a new window and he's voicing Scar in the 2019 remake of Disney's The Lion King, opens a new window (watch the 1994 classic, opens a new window!).

Demi Moore, opens a new window

It's not DEM-ee, it's Duh-MEE. You've seen her in Ghost, opens a new window and Indecent Proposal, opens a new window. And she's the voice of gypsy girl Esmerelda in Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, opens a new window!

Lindsay Lohan, opens a new window

It seems like you'd say LOW-han but you ought to say LOW-en. This natural redhead appeared in the 1998 Disney remake of The Parent Trap, opens a new window, Mean Girls, opens a new window and Freaky Friday, opens a new window.

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