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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.

Examples of people on this list include Terrence J and Whitehead Hicks.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Queens?" or "Which celebrities were born in Queens?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Queens
Donald Trump age 70 - Donald John Trump Sr. is an American business magnate, investor, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump ...more

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Howard Stern is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Queens
Howard Stern age 63 - 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

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Carol Alt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Queens
Carol Alt age 56 - Carol Ann Alt is an American model and actress.

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Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Queens
Ray Romano age 59 - 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

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Dina Meyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Queens
Dina Meyer age 48 - 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

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Barbara Bach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Queens
Barbara Bach age 69 - 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

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Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Queens
Fran Drescher age 59 - 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

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Bernard Madoff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Queens
Bernard Madoff age 78 - Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is an American swindler convicted of fraud and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the ...more

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Russell Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Queens
Russell Simmons age 59 - 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

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Alison Arngrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Queens
Alison Arngrim age 53 - 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

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Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Queens
Hank Azaria age 52 - 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

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Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Queens
Tony Bennett age 90 - 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

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Ethel Merman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Queens
Ethel Merman Died 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

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Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Queens
Al Roker age 62 - 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

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Julie Chen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Queens
Julie Chen age 47 - Julie Chen is a news anchor, presenter, reporter, television producer and an actress.

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Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Queens
Jon Favreau age 50 - 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, Swingers, Very Bad Things, ...more

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Patty Duke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Queens
Patty Duke age 70 - 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

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Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Queens
Andrew Cuomo age 59 - 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

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John Paulson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Queens
John Paulson age 60 - 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

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Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Queens
Lamar Odom age 37 - 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

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Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Queens
Art Garfunkel age 75 - 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

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Waka Flocka Flame is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Queens
Waka Flocka Flame age 30 - 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

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Elizabeth Perkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Queens
Elizabeth Perkins age 56 - 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

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Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Queens
Idina Menzel age 45 - 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

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Richard Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Queens
Richard Rodgers Died 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

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Michael Landon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Queens
Michael Landon Died at 55 (1936-1991) - Michael Landon (October 31, 1936 – July 1, 1991) was an American actor, writer, director, and producer, who starred in three popular NBC TV series that spanned three decades. He is widely known ...more

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Jason Patric is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Queens
Jason Patric age 49 - Jason Patric is an American film, television and stage actor. He is known for his roles in the films The Lost Boys, Rush, Sleepers, Your Friends & Neighbors, Narc, The Losers and Speed 2: ...more

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Joseph Simmons is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Queens
Joseph Simmons age 52 - Joseph Ward Simmons, known by the stage name Rev. Run or DJ Run, is one of the founding members of the influential hip hop group Run–D.M.C.. He is also a practicing minister, known as Reverend ...more

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Peter Facinelli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Queens
Peter Facinelli age 42 - Peter Facinelli is an American actor and producer. He starred as Donovan "Van" Ray on the Fox series Fastlane from 2002 to 2003. He played Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the film adaptations ...more

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Jack Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Queens
Jack Cassidy Died at 49 (1927-1976) - John Joseph Edward “Jack” Cassidy was an American singer and actor of stage, film, and television.

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Drea de Matteo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Queens
Drea de Matteo age 45 - Drea de Matteo is an American actress, known for her roles as Angie Bolen on ABC's Desperate Housewives, Joey Tribbiani's sister Gina on the NBC sitcom Joey, and as Adriana La Cerva on the HBO ...more

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Moira Kelly is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Queens
Moira Kelly age 49 - Moira Kelly is an American actress. She played Dorothy Day in Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story, Kate Moseley in the 1992 film The Cutting Edge, as well as single mother Karen Roe on ...more

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David Horowitz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Queens
David Horowitz age 76 - David Joel Horowitz is an American conservative writer. He is a founder and current president of the think tank the David Horowitz Freedom Center, editor of FrontPage Magazine, and director of ...more

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Hillary Brooke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Queens
Hillary Brooke Died at 85 (1914-1999) - Hillary Brooke was an American film actress best known for her work in Abbott and Costello and Sherlock Holmes films. She also played Lou Costello's love interest in the first season of The ...more

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Maura Clarke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Queens
Maura Clarke Died at 49 (1931-1980) - Sister Maura Clarke, M.M., was an American Roman Catholic Maryknoll Sister, who served as a missionary in Nicaragua and El Salvador. She worked with the poor and refugees in Central America from ...more

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Miriam Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Queens

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Debi Mazar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Queens
Debi Mazar age 52 - Deborah "Debi" Mazar is an American actress and television personality, known for her Jersey Girl-type roles; as sharp-tongued women in independent films; and for her starring role in ...more

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Charles Camarda is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Queens
Charles Camarda age 64 - Charles Joseph "Charlie" Camarda is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who flew his first mission into space on board the Space Shuttle mission STS-114.

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Albert R. Broccoli is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Queens
Albert R. Broccoli Died at 87 (1909-1996) - Albert R. Broccoli was an American film producer.

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Terrence J is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Queens
Terrence J age 33 - Terrence Jenkins is an actor.

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Capone is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Queens
Capone age 41 - Kiam Akasi Holley, better known by his stage name Capone, is an American hip hop recording artist from Queens, New York City. He is best known as one half of the East Coast hip hop duo ...more

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Paul Bowles is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Queens
Paul Bowles Died at 89 (1910-1999) - Paul Frederic Bowles was an American expatriate composer, author, and translator. He became associated with Tangier, Morocco, where he settled in 1947 and lived for 52 years to the end of his ...more

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Rocco DiSpirito is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Queens
Rocco DiSpirito age 50 - Rocco DiSpirito is an American chef based in New York City.

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Candy Darling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Queens
Candy Darling Died at 30 (1944-1974) - Candy Darling was an American actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar. A trans woman, she starred in Andy Warhol's films Flesh and Women in Revolt, and was a muse of the protopunk band The ...more

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Seth Rudetsky is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Queens
Seth Rudetsky Seth Rudetsky is a screenwriter and an actor.

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Peter Camejo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Queens
Peter Camejo Died at 69 (1939-2008) - Peter Miguel Camejo Guanche was an Venezuelan American author, activist and politician. In the 2004 United States presidential election, he was selected by independent candidate Ralph Nader as ...more

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Steve Antin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Queens
Steve Antin age 58 - Steven Howard "Steve" Antin is an American actor, stunt man, screenwriter, producer, and director, probably most known for his performance in The Last American Virgin.

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Tony Thompson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Queens
Tony Thompson Died at 49 (1954-2003) - Anthony T. "Tony" Thompson was an American session drummer best known as the drummer of The Power Station and a member of Chic. He was raised in the middle-class community of ...more

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Robert P. Casey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Queens
Robert P. Casey Died at 68 (1932-2000) - Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey, Sr. was an American politician from Pennsylvania. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 42nd Governor of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1995. He ...more

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Nelson DeMille is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Queens
Nelson DeMille age 72 - Nelson Richard DeMille is an American author of thriller novels. His works include Word of Honor, The Charm School, The Gold Coast, Plum Island, and The General's Daughter. DeMille has also ...more