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The famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people from Brooklyn are homosexual and bisexual identifying people who were born or raised in Brooklyn, New York. Famous gay men and lesbian women born in Brooklyn include designer Isaac Mizrahi and actor Harvey Fierstein. You can build your own list using these properties from the Brooklyn born gay and lesbian list by clicking the Build A List link to the right.

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 of composition, in his later years he was often referred to as "the Dean of American Composers" and is ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1900-1990)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer, Writer

Credits: He Got Game, The Heiress, The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, The North Star, + more

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David Lawrence Geffen is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist. Geffen created or co-created Asylum Records in 1970, Geffen Records in 1980, and DGC Records in 1990. He was one of the three founders of DreamWorks SKG in 1994. His donations to the David ...more

Age: 74

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Theatrical producer, Television producer, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Little Shop of Horrors, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Beetlejuice

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Frances Faye was a United States cabaret and show tune singer and pianist. She was born to a working-class Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York City. She was a second cousin of actor Danny Kaye. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1912-1991)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Pianist, Actor, Singer

Credits: Pretty Baby, Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn

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Harvey Forbes Fierstein is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor. Fierstein has won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his own play Torch Song Trilogy and the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for playing Edna Turnblad in Hairspray. He also wrote the book for the musical La ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Playwright

Credits: Independence Day, Mrs. Doubtfire, Mulan, The Times of Harvey Milk\

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