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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 “A.J.” 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 was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television ...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 was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music. Instrumental in forging a distinctly American style ...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 was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. ...more
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Abbe Lane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 87
Abbe Lane is an American singer and actress.
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Abe Vigoda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 98
Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda is an American movie and television actor who appeared in The Godfather, Barney Miller, and Joe Versus the Volcano. Vigoda is well known for his portrayal ...more
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Adam Arkin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 63
Adam Arkin is an American television, film and stage actor and director. He played the role of Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope. He has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Tony as well as ...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 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. A distinctive feature of his ...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 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 is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many ...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 was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist. He was best known as a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He was frequently known ...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 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 was a major figure in the Harlem ...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, aka 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 York, DeGarde was a Biograph ...more
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Adrian Grenier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 43
Adrian Grenier is an American actor, producer, director and musician. He is most notable for playing the role of Vincent Chase on the Emmy nominated HBO original series Entourage.
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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 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 is an American actress best known for playing Janice Soprano, sister of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, on the HBO TV 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 Hinds is an American television, stage and film actress.
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Ajita Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Dec. at 37 (1950-1987)
Ajita Wilson was an American actress who starred in European exploitation and hardcore films in the 1970s and 1980s. She was, according to most accounts, transsexual, born George Wilson in New ...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.