Goodwin Files Papers To Officially Change Her Name

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March 19, 2011 | 5:25am EST

Walk The Line star Ginnifer Goodwin has filed court papers in Los Angeles to officially change her birth name to her stage name.
The actress was born Jennifer, but adopted the moniker Ginnifer to set her apart when her career took off – and now she wants the misspelling on her official documents.

She filed legal papers requesting the change on Thursday, according to

And Goodwin is set for another name change when she weds fiance Joey Kern. The two became engaged at Christmas.