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List of famous people from Queens, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Queens, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Queens you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Queens, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 72
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television ...more
Howard Stern is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 65
Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer. He is best known for his radio show, which was nationally syndicated from 1986 to ...more
Carol Alt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 58
Carol Ann Alt is an American model and actress.
Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 61
Raymond Albert "Ray" Romano is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter and voice actor, best known for his roles on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, for which he received ...more
Dina Meyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 50
Dina Meyer is an American film and television actress who played Barbara Gordon in Birds of Prey, Dizzy Flores in Starship Troopers, and Detective Allison Kerry in the Saw films. She portrayed ...more
Barbara Bach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 71
Barbara Bach is an American actress and model known as the Bond girl Anya Amasova from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. She subsequently starred in Force 10 from Navarone with Robert ...more
Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 61
Francine Joy "Fran" Drescher is an American film and television comedian, model, actress, producer, ordained minister, and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the ...more
Bernard Madoff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 80
Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is an American swindler a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, ...more
Russell Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 61
Russell Wendell Simmons is an American business magnate. He cofounded the hip-hop music label Def Jam and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics. ...more
Alison Arngrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 57
Alison Margaret Arngrim is an American actress, comedian and author. Beginning her television career at the age of twelve, Arngrim is a Young Artist Award–Former Child Star "Lifetime ...more
Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 54
Henry Albert "Hank" Azaria is an American actor, producer, and comedian. He is noted for being one of the principal voice actors on the animated television series The Simpsons, on ...more
Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 92
Anthony Dominick "Tony" Benedetto, stage name Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, show tunes, and jazz. Bennett is also an accomplished painter, having ...more
Ethel Merman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Queens
Dec. at 76 (1908-1984)
Ethel Merman was an American actress and singer. Known primarily for her belting voice and roles in musical theatre, she has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy ...more
Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 64
Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On ...more
Julie Chen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 49
Julie Chen is a news anchor, presenter, reporter, television producer and an actress.
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 52
Jonathan Kolia "Jon" Favreau is an American actor, director, screenwriter, voice artist, and comedian. As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Rudy, Very Bad Things, The ...more
Patty Duke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 72
Anna Marie "Patty" Duke is an American actress of stage, film and television. She first became famous as a child star, winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 ...more
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 61
Andrew Mark Cuomo is an American politician who is the 56th and current Governor of New York. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo was elected in 2010, holding the same position his father, ...more
John Paulson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 63
John Alfred Paulson is an American hedge fund manager and billionaire who heads Paulson & Co., a New York-based investment management firm he founded in 1994. He has been called "one of ...more
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 39
Lamar Joseph Odom is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011 and won the 2009 and 2010 NBA championship with ...more
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 77
Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel is a Grammy Award-winning American singer and Golden Globe-nominated actor best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & ...more
Waka Flocka Flame is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 32
Juaquin James Malphurs, better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame or simply Waka Flocka, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. Signing to 1017 Brick Squad and Warner Bros. Records ...more
Elizabeth Perkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 58
Elizabeth Ann Perkins is an American actress. Her film roles have included Big, The Flintstones, Miracle on 34th Street, About Last Night..., and Avalon. She is known for her role as Celia Hodes ...more
Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Queens
age 47
Idina Menzel is an American actress and singer. She rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, a role which she reprised for the 2005 ...more
Richard Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Queens
Dec. at 77 (1902-1979)
Richard Charles Rodgers was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals. He also composed music for films and television. He is best known for his ...more