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Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Brooklyn, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Brooklyn, as in some cases Brooklyn may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Brooklyn then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Brooklyn, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Brooklyn?" and "Which famous actors were born in Brooklyn?"
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  • Al Capone26

    Al Capone

    Dec. at 48 (1899-1947)

    Films Acted InThe Diary of a Slumlord

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'10"

    ParentsTeresina Capone, Gabriel Capone

    ChildrenAlbert Francis Capone

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  • Al D'Amato27

    Al D'Amato

    Age: 82

    Films Acted InThe Devil's Advocate

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenLuciana Cioffari D'Amato, Alfonso Marcello D'Amato

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  • Al Feldstein28

    Al Feldstein

    Dec. at 89 (1925-2014)

    Films Acted InComic Book Confidential

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Al Kooper29

    Al Kooper

    Age: 75

    Films Acted InBlood, Sweat & Tears: Spinning Wheel, Al Kooper and the Rekooperators

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Al Linea

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InWe Own the Night

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Al Linea is an actor.
  • Al Matthews31

    Films Acted InAliens, The Fifth Element, Tomorrow Never Dies, Ragtime, The American Way

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'11"

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  • Al Michaels32

    Films Acted InJerry Maguire, Miracle, BASEketball, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsLila Roginsky, Jay Michaels

    ChildrenSteven Michaels, Jennifer Michaels Cohn

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  • Al Sharpton33

    Films Acted InMalcolm X, Mr Deeds, Madea Goes to Jail, Good Hair, Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem

    BirthplaceBrownsville, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'10"

    ParentsAlfred Charles Sharpton, Sr., Ada Richards

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  • Alan Arkin34

    Alan Arkin

    Age: 86

    Films Acted InEdward Scissorhands, Little Miss Sunshine, Argo, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Muppets

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'8"

    ParentsDavid I. Arkin, Beatrice Arkin

    ChildrenAdam Arkin, Matthew Arkin, Anthony Arkin

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  • Alan Berliner35

    Films Acted InWinnebago Man, Nobody’s Business, The Sweetest Sound

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsRegina Berliner, Oscar Berliner

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    Alan Braunstein

    Age: 72

    Films Acted InTreehouse Trolls Forest of Fun and Wonder

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Braunstein is an actor.
  • Alan Carney37

    Alan Carney

    Dec. at 64 (1909-1973)

    Films Acted InIt's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, The Absent-Minded Professor

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Carney (December 22, 1909 – May 2, 1973) was an American actor and comedian.
  • Alan Dershowitz38

    Films Acted InKnife Fight, A Cantor's Tale, A Lawyer Walks into a Bar

    BirthplaceWilliamsburg, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsHarry Dershowitz, Claire Dershowitz

    ChildrenElon Dershowitz

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  • 39

    Films Acted InGet Well Soon

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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  • 40

    Alan Landers

    Dec. at 69 (1940-2009)

    Films Acted InAnnie Hall, Cop and a Half, The Tree

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Alan Manson41

    Alan Manson

    Dec. at 84 (1918-2002)

    Films Acted InThe Devil's Advocate, The Doors, Let's Scare Jessica to Death, Bang the Drum Slowly, The Rain People

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Manson was an actor and a soldier.
  • Alan Rubin42

    Alan Rubin

    Dec. at 68 (1943-2011)

    Films Acted InThe Blues Brothers, Blues Brothers 2000

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Alan Zweibel43

    Films Acted InNorth

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenAdam Zweibel, Lindsay Zweibel, Sari Zweibel

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  • 44

    Films Acted InAs Good as It Gets, Hitch, He Got Game, 8mm, Deuces Wild

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alba Albanese is an actress, stunt performer and film producer.
  • Albert Dekker45

    Albert Dekker

    Dec. at 63 (1905-1968)

    Films Acted InThe Wild Bunch, Kiss Me Deadly, Gentleman's Agreement, East of Eden, Gamera

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsThomas Ecke Van Dekker, Grace Ecke Van Dekker

    ChildrenJohn Van Dekker, Benjamin Van Dekker, Jan Van Dekker

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  • Albert Salmi46

    Albert Salmi

    Dec. at 62 (1928-1990)

    Films Acted InCaddyshack, Dragonslayer, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Brubaker, The Unforgiven

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.87

    ParentsSvante Salmi, Ida Salmi

    ChildrenJennifer Salmi, Catherine Ann Salmi, Lizanne Salmi

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  • Al Viola47

    Al Viola

    Dec. at 88 (1919-2007)

    Films Acted InPreacherman

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Alex Bookston

    Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)

    Films Acted InBarb Wire, Murder in the First

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenBarbara Megan Bookston, Bill Bookston

    Alex Bookston was an actor.
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    Alex Mann was an actor.
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    Alexander Orfaly

    Dec. at 44 (1935-1979)

    Films Acted InBlood Bath

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alexander Orfaly was an actor.