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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 56 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
Died 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
Died 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
Died 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 86 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 97 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 62 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 35 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 50 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
Died 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 52 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 35 Adam Scarimbolo is an actor.

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Adam Yauch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died 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
Died 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 Died 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
Died 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 42 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 Died 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
Died 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 56 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 43 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
Died 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 34 Akeem Smith is an actor.

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Al Bandiero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 55 Al Bandiero is an American award-winning film, Radio personality, and television actor, known for playing Peter Evans in the TV series Desire.

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Al Capone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 48 (1899-1947) Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as boss ended when he was 33 years old. Born in the borough of Brooklyn ...more

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Al D'Amato is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 81 .

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Al Feldstein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 89 (1925-2014) Albert Bernard Feldstein was an American writer, editor, and artist, best known for his work at EC Comics and, from 1956 to 1985, as the editor of the satirical magazine Mad. After retiring from ...more

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Al Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 77 (1936-2013) Alvin "Al" Goldstein was an American pornographer. He was described as "a cartoonishly vituperative amalgam of borscht belt comic, free-range social critic and sex-obsessed loser ...more

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Al Kooper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 74 Al Kooper is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears, providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and also ...more

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Al Linea is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Al Linea age 41 Al Linea is an actor.

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Al Matthews is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 76 Al Matthews is a UK-based American actor and singer, best known for his appearance as Sergeant Apone in the James Cameron film Aliens. He reprised his role 28 years later, providing the voice of ...more

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Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 74 Alan Richard "Al" Michaels is an American television sportscaster. Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades with ABC Sports, Michaels is perhaps best known for his many ...more

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Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 64 Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton Jr. is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, television/radio talk show host and a trusted White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, ...more

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Alan Arkin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 84 Alan Wolf Arkin is an American actor, director, comedian, musician and singer. He is known for starring in such films as Wait Until Dark, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The ...more

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Alan Berliner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 62 Alan Berliner is an American independent filmmaker. The New York Times has described Berliner's work as "powerful, compelling and bittersweet... full of juicy conflict and contradiction, ...more

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Alan Braunstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Alan Braunstein age 71 Alan Braunstein is an actor.

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Alan Carney is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 64 (1909-1973) Alan Carney was an American actor and comedian.

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Alan Dershowitz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 80 Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer, jurist, author, and political commentator. He spent most of his career at Harvard Law School where in 1967, at the age of 28, he became the youngest ...more

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Alan Kalter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 75 Alan Kalter is an American television announcer from New York City. He is best known as the announcer for the Late Show with David Letterman since September 5, 1995.

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Alan Landers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 69 (1940-2009) Alan Landers was an American male model and actor, best known as the "Winston Man", who appeared in advertising for Winston cigarettes.

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Alan Manson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 84 (1918-2002) Alan Manson was an actor and a soldier.

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Alan Rubin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 68 (1943-2011) Alan Rubin, also known as Mr. Fabulous, was an American musician. He played trumpet, flugelhorn, and piccolo trumpet. Rubin was a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music in New York. He was a ...more

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Alan Zweibel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 68 Alan Zweibel is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as Saturday Night Live, PBS' Great Performances, and It's Garry Shandling's Show.

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Alba Albanese is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
age 42 Alba Albanese is an actress, stunt performer and film producer.

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Albert Dekker is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 63 (1905-1968) Albert Dekker was an American character actor and politician best known for his roles in Dr. Cyclops, The Killers, Kiss Me Deadly, and The Wild Bunch. He is sometimes credited as Albert Van ...more

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Albert Salmi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 62 (1928-1990) Albert Salmi was an American actor of stage, film, and television.

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Al Viola is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Died at 88 (1919-2007) Alfred Viola was an American jazz guitarist who worked with Frank Sinatra for 25 years and also played the mandolin on the soundtrack of the film The Godfather.

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Alex Bookston is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brooklyn
Alex Bookston Died at 84 (1919-2003) Alex Bookston was an actor.