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The famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people from New York are homosexual and bisexual identifying people who were born or raised in New York, NY. Famous gay men and lesbian women born in NYC include Psycho actor Anthony Perkins and director Bryan Singer. You can build your own list using these properties from the New York born gay and lesbian list by clicking the Build A List link to the right.

Cynthia Nixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 49 - Cynthia Ellen Nixon is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes. She has won two Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award and a Tony Award. Nixon began her acting career in 1979 in ...more

Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 72 - Carly Elisabeth Simon is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include ...more

Anthony Perkins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Died at 60 (1932-1992) - Anthony Perkins was an American actor and singer. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his second film, Friendly Persuasion, but is best known for playing Norman ...more

Rachel Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 50 - Rachel Williams is an American model, TV presenter, and landscape designer.

Stephen Sondheim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 88 - Stephen Joshua Sondheim is an American composer and lyricist known for his contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards including ...more

Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 54 - Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, with over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. He was the ...more

Tab Hunter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 86 - Tab Hunter is an American actor, singer and author who has starred in over forty films.

Charles Busch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 63 - Charles Louis Busch is an American actor, screenwriter, playwright and female impersonator, known for his appearances on stage in his own camp style plays and in film and television. He wrote ...more

Amanda Palmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 41 - Amanda MacKinnon Gaiman Palmer is an American performer who first rose to prominence as the lead singer, pianist, and lyricist/composer of the duo the Dresden Dolls. She has had a successful ...more

Bryan Singer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 52 - Bryan Jay Singer is an American film and television director, film and television producer, story writer, screenwriter, and actor. He is the founder of Bad Hat Harry Productions and he has ...more

Kim Stolz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 34 - Kimberly Lynn "Kim" Stolz is an American fashion model, television personality, author, and financial executive. Stolz was a correspondent for MTV News, and served as video jockey and ...more

Joel Schumacher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 78 - Joel T. Schumacher is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Some notable films he has directed include The Incredible Shrinking Woman, St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, Cousins, ...more

Susan Sontag is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 71 (1933-2004) - Susan Sontag was an American writer and filmmaker, teacher and political activist, publishing her first major work, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964. Her best known works include ...more

Cesar Romero is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Died at 87 (1907-1994) - Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. was an American actor, singer, dancer, voice artist, and comedian who was active in film, radio, and television for almost 60 years. His wide range of screen roles ...more

Paul Gambaccini is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 69 - Paul Matthew Gambaccini is an American-British radio and television presenter and author in the United Kingdom. He has dual United States and British nationality, having become a British citizen ...more

Scott Rudin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 59 - Scott Rudin is an American film producer and a theatrical producer. In 2012, Rudin became one of the few people who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award, and the first producer to do

Bill Condon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 62 - William "Bill" Condon is an American screenwriter and director. Condon is best known for directing and writing the critically acclaimed films Gods and Monsters, Chicago, Kinsey, ...more

George Cukor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 84 (1899-1983) - George Dewey Cukor was an American film director. He mainly concentrated on comedies and literary adaptations. His career flourished at RKO when David O. Selznick, the studio's Head of ...more

Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 59 (1927-1986) - Roy Marcus Cohn was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained ...more

Jerry Herman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 86 - Jerry Herman is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater. He composed the scores for the hit Broadway musicals Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux ...more

Bruce Vilanch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 69 - Bruce Vilanch is an American comedy writer, songwriter and actor. He is a six-time Emmy Award-winner. Vilanch is best known to the public for his four-year stint on Hollywood Squares, as a ...more

Jerome Robbins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 80 (1918-1998) - Jerome Robbins, was an American theater producer, director, and dance choreographer known primarily for Broadway Theater and Ballet/Dance, but who also occasionally directed films and ...more

Gene Raymond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 90 (1908-1998) - Gene Raymond was an American film, television, and stage actor of the 1930s and 1940s. In addition to acting, Raymond was also a composer, writer, director, producer, and decorated military

Tony Kushner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 61 - Anthony Robert "Tony" Kushner is an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National ...more

Kathy Acker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 50 (1947-1997) - Kathy Acker was an American experimental novelist, punk poet, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. She was strongly influenced by the Black Mountain School, ...more

James Coco is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 57 (1930-1987) - James Coco was an American character actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Only When I Laugh.

Paul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 61 (1911-1972) - Paul Goodman was an American novelist, playwright, poet and psychotherapist, although now best known as a social critic, anarchist philosopher, and public intellectual. Though often thought of ...more

Miss Understood is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Miss Understood is an American drag queen originally from Levittown, New York, who has been based in New York City since the late 1980s. She was a prominent figure in the East Village drag scene ...more

William Morris Meredith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 88 (1919-2007) - William Morris Meredith, Jr. was an American poet and educator. He was Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1978 to 1980.

Sarah Schulman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 59 - Sarah Miriam Schulman is an American novelist, historian, playwright and lesbian activist. Schulman is a Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at College of Staten Island and a Fellow at the ...more

Charles A. Reich is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 89 - Charles A. Reich is an American legal and social scholar as well as writer who was a Professor at Yale Law School when he wrote the 1970 paean to the 1960s counterculture and youth movement, The ...more

Charles J. O'Byrne is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 59 - Charles J. O'Byrne is an executive at Related Rentals Companies, an American lawyer and former political staffer to Governor of New York David Paterson, serving as Secretary to the Governor. The ...more

James Collins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 52 - James J. Collins is an American bioengineer, and the Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science and Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT. He is one of the founders of the ...more

Don Roos is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 62 - Donald Paul "Don" Roos is an American screenwriter and film director.

John Wojtowicz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 61 (1945-2006) - John Stanley Wojtowicz was an American bank robber whose story inspired the 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon.

Felipe Rose is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 64 - Felipé Rose is a founding member of the disco group Village People, in which he is the Red Indian. His mother is Puerto Rican and his father is Lakota Sioux.

William Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City

Christine Vachon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 55 - Christine Vachon is an American film producer active in the American independent film sector and daughter of Françoise Fourestier and noted photographer John Vachon. Christine Vachon ...more

Laurette Taylor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 62 (1884-1946) - Laurette Taylor was an American stage and silent film star.

Randi Weingarten is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 60 - Randi Weingarten is an American labor leader, attorney, and educator. She is president of the American Federation of Teachers and a member of the AFL-CIO. She is the former president of the ...more

Mercedes de Acosta is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Dec. at 75 (1893-1968) - Mercedes de Acosta was an American poet, playwright, and novelist. Four of de Acosta's plays were produced, and she published a novel and three volumes of poetry. She was professionally ...more

Rosie Méndez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
age 55 - Rosie Mendez is an American Democratic Party politician in New York. She is a member of the New York City Council from Manhattan, representing the 2nd council district, which includes the Lower ...more

Sherry Glaser is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bisexual & Gay Women and Men Born in New York City
Sherry Glaser age 57 - Sherry Glaser is an American actress, performance artist, and political activist. She was born in New York and raised on Long Island. Glaser moved to San Diego in 1978 and attended SDSU. She ...more