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List Rules Only famous people who spent a decade or more living in Suffolk or Nassau County, NY

Stretching from the New York Harbor to the Atlantic ocean, Long Island is an interesting microcosm of the New York experience. Several famous actors, musicians and athletes hail from Long Island. Some of these celebrities grew up on Long Island, and others still live there today. Many celebrities from Long Island remain lifelong New Yorkers.

Who is the most famous person from Long Island? Natalie Portman tops our list. Natalie Portman was born in Israel, but she was raised in the Jericho area of Long Island. Just like her TV mom, Edie Falco, Jamie Lynn Sigler grew up on Long Island as well. Other famous women from Long Island include Mariah Carey, Pat Benatar, and Debbie Gibson.

Several famous men are also from Long Island. Alec Baldwin and his brothers were raised in the Nassau Shores neighborhood. Bill O'Reilly was raised in Levittown, and he still lives in Long Island today. Kevin James may be known as the King of Queens, but he grew up in Mineola.

Are you surprised that so many celebrities are from Long Island? Check out this list and share your opinions in the comments section.

Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 51 Celebrities from Long Island
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Natalie Portman was born in Israel, but was raised in the Jericho area of Long Island.

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Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 51 Celebrities from Long Island
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Lindsay Lohan grew up in Merrick and Cold Spring Harbor on Long Island.

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Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 51 Celebrities from Long Island
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Mariah Carey was born on Long Island, and still lives in New York.

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Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 51 Celebrities from Long Island
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Alec Baldwin and his brothers were raised in the Nassau Shores neighborhood.

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