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    Slim282

    [1]Jul 15, 2006
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    Why did they use Miley Cyrus' real name, Miley, in the show? I mean, they would have already picked a name before she auditioned. Plus, Miley isnt a popular name since it IS a nickname. Any thoughts on why they changed the name of the original character and used Miley instead? Also, how do you think they picked " Hannah Montana "?

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    abz08

    [2]Jul 16, 2006
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    I think maybe because it's so original and different. I mean, why did they use Raven Symone's name 'Raven' in the show "That's So Raven"? It's just something they did I guess. But you said Miley is just a nickname. Is it really? What's it short for?

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    TrickMeNot

    [3]Jul 16, 2006
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    Her real name is Destiny, which was her mother's name. Her father would always call her Smiley because she was always so happy. Over the years Smiley evolved into Miley.
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    android1000

    [4]Jul 16, 2006
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    Destiny was Miley's baptized name(the name she was baptized with
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    Slim282

    [5]Jul 16, 2006
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    Right but I think that Raven created the show "Thats So Raven" because in the credits it says that she is the producer.
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    abz08

    [6]Jul 16, 2006
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    No, that's just for the fourth season. She hasn't produced any of the other episodes in the first three seasons.
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    InstantStar4me

    [7]Jul 16, 2006
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    it wasn't like most shows where they create the show and then go and find an actress to do the part.  they made the show just for her and her dad. when they created the show they knew that miley cyrus was going to play the main role just as they knew raven would play the main role in that's so raven

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    Disneyviewer91

    [8]Jul 16, 2006
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    Slim282 wrote:

    Why did they use Miley Cyrus' real name, Miley, in the show? I mean, they would have already picked a name before she auditioned. Plus, Miley isnt a popular name since it IS a nickname. Any thoughts on why they changed the name of the original character and used Miley instead? Also, how do you think they picked " Hannah Montana "?


    Cuz it helps prodouce popularity not only for the show but the star itself. U most likely use the charaecters name more than u do the stars, and if the star is not well know, u give them a show playing a charaecter with they're name
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    cobe2001

    [9]Jul 16, 2006
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    Like in many other cases where the actor's real name is used:

    Hannah Montana
    That's So Raven
    Romeo! Show
    Sister, Sister

    There's probably more.
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    darklordavaitor

    [10]Jul 17, 2006
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    TSL was almost the Siute Life of Dylan & Cole.
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    Slim282

    [11]Jul 17, 2006
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    InstantStar4me wrote:

    it wasn't like most shows where they create the show and then go and find an actress to do the part.  they made the show just for her and her dad. when they created the show they knew that miley cyrus was going to play the main role just as they knew raven would play the main role in that's so raven



    no because in interviews she talks about how she had to audition for 2 years. and then there were 3 people, 2 guys then her dad and she had to audition all of them.
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    smartdrummer74

    [12]Jul 17, 2006
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    all i know is shes hot
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    limbo4turtles

    [13]Jul 17, 2006
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    thay foun the actor befor they made the show
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    nickel2006

    [14]Jul 18, 2006
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    cobe2001 wrote:
    Like in many other cases where the actor's real name is used: Hannah Montana That's So Raven Romeo! Show Sister, Sister There's probably more.

    Kenan and Kel

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    livpsolo

    [15]Jul 18, 2006
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    seriously?
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    darklordavaitor

    [16]Jul 18, 2006
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    nickel2006 wrote:

    cobe2001 wrote:
    Like in many other cases where the actor's real name is used: Hannah Montana That's So Raven Romeo! Show Sister, Sister There's probably more.

    Kenan and Kel

    And Drake & Josh.

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    Ickglokmah

    [17]Jul 25, 2006
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    cobe2001 wrote:
    Like in many other cases where the actor's real name is used: Hannah Montana That's So Raven Romeo! Show Sister, Sister There's probably more.

    Drake & Josh does too

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    daisyrocks

    [18]Jul 25, 2006
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    Ickglokmah wrote:

    cobe2001 wrote:
    Like in many other cases where the actor's real name is used: Hannah Montana That's So Raven Romeo! Show Sister, Sister There's probably more.

    Drake & Josh does too


    Theres alot of shows but i cant remember any right now
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    xomks922ox

    [19]Jul 26, 2006
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    I think they used the name Miley because it is an original name and not a common name like Joe or Mary. Miley is actually her middle name her first name is Destiny.
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    Slim282

    [20]Jul 29, 2006
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    xomks922ox wrote:
    I think they used the name Miley because it is an original name and not a common name like Joe or Mary. Miley is actually her middle name her first name is Destiny.


    actually her real name is Desiney Hope and her nickname is Miley.
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