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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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A. J. Benza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 57
Alfred Joseph Benza is an American gossip columnist and television host.
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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 22 (1979-2001)
Aaliyah Dana Haughton (; January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, she first gained recognition ...more
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Aaron Copland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 90 (1900-1990)
Aaron Copland (; November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music. Copland was referred to ...more
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Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 64 (1943-2007)
Aaron Russo (February 14, 1943 – August 24, 2007) was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as ...more
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Abbe Lane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 87
Abbe Lane (born Abigail Francine Lassman; December 14, 1932) is an American singer and actress. Lane was known for her sexy outfits for the times and a sultry style of performing which garnered ...more
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Abe Vigoda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 98
Abraham Charles Vigoda (; February 24, 1921 – January 26, 2016) was an American actor known for his portrayals of Salvatore Tessio in The Godfather (1972) and Phil Fish in Barney Miller ...more
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Adam Arkin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 63
Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1956) is an American television, film and stage actor, and director. He is known for playing the role of Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope. He has been nominated for ...more
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Adam Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 36
Adam Lawrence is a film producer, director and actor.
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Adam Rich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 51
Adam Rich (born October 12, 1968) is an American actor noted for his role as Nicholas Bradford, the youngest son on the television series Eight Is Enough, which ran for five seasons (1977–1981). ...more
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Adam Roarke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 59 (1937-1996)
Adam Roarke (born Richard Jordan Gerler, August 8, 1937 – April 27, 1996) was an American actor and film director.
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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 53
Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star ...more
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Adam Scarimbolo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 36
Adam Scarimbolo is an actor.
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Adam Yauch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 48 (1964-2012)
Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced ; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper and filmmaker who was a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He used the stage name MCA. ...more
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Adelaide Hall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 92 (1901-1993)
Adelaide Louise Hall (20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993) was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Her long career spanned more than 70 years from 1921 until her death and she ...more
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Adelaide Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Adelaide Lawrence Dec. at 84 (1905-1989)
Adelaide Lawrence was an actress.
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Adele D'Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Adele D'Man is an actress.
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Adele DeGarde is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 73 (1899-1972)
Adele DeGarde (May 3, 1899 – November 1972), a.k.a. Adele De Garde, was an American silent film actress, who appeared in 114 films between 1908 and 1918. Born Adelaide De Gard in Brooklyn, New ...more
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Adrian Grenier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 43
Adrian Grenier (born July 10, 1976) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Vincent Chase in the TV series Entourage (2004–2011). He starred in the films Drive Me Crazy, The Devil ...more
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Adele Farrington is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Adele Farrington Dec. at 69 (1867-1936)
Adele Farrington was an American actor of the silent film era. She appeared in 74 films during her career between 1914 and 1926. She was a relatively old actress for the silent film era, being ...more
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Adele Jergens is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 85 (1917-2002)
Adele Jergens (November 26, 1917 – November 22, 2002) was an American actress.
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Adepero Oduye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Adepero Oduye is an American actress.
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Aida Turturro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 57
Aida Turturro (born September 25, 1962) is an American actress best known for playing Janice Soprano, sister of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, on the HBO drama series The Sopranos
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Aisha Hinds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 44
Aisha Jamila Hinds (born November 13, 1975) is an American television, stage and film actress. She had supporting roles in a number of television series, include The Shield, True Blood, Detroit ...more
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Ajita Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Ajita Wilson Dec. at 37 (1950-1987)
Ajita Wilson (January 12, 1950 – May 26, 1987) was an American actress who starred in European exploitation and hardcore films in the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Brooklyn, Wilson was according to ...more
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Akeem Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Akeem Smith age 35
Akeem Smith is an actor.