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List of famous people from Staten Island, 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 Staten Island, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Staten Island 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 Staten Island, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People on this list include Rowena Cook and Kevin Phillips.

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

Mike Sorrentino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Mike Sorrentino age 35 - Michael Paul "The Situation" Sorrentino, is an American television personality. He appeared on the MTV reality show Jersey Shore in all six seasons from December 2009 through its final ...more

Sabu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Sabu age 53 - Terry Michael Brunk is an American professional wrestler, known by his ring name Sabu, who portrays an Arab American in the ring. He is well known for his extreme wrestling style. Brunk has most ...more

Joan Baez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Joan Baez age 77 - Joan Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. Baez has performed publicly for over 55 ...more

Robert Loggia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Robert Loggia age 88 - Robert Loggia is an American actor and director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jagged Edge.

Mabel Normand is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Mabel Normand Died at 38 (1892-1930) - Mabel Normand was an American silent film comedienne and actress. She was a popular star of Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios and noted as one of the film industry's first female screenwriters, ...more

Albert Jennings Fountain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Albert Jennings Fountain Died at 58 (1838-1896) - Albert Jennings Fountain was a lawyer, Indian fighter, and Republican politician in Texas and New Mexico.

Carmine Giovinazzo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Carmine Giovinazzo age 44 - Carmine Dominick Giovinazzo is an American actor, writer and musician, known for his role as Detective Danny Messer in CSI: NY.

Edward Platt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Edward Platt Died at 58 (1916-1974) - Edward Cuthbert Platt was an American actor best known for his portrayal of "The Chief" in the 1965-70 NBC/CBS television series Get Smart. With his deep voice and mature countenance, ...more

Ki Longfellow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Ki Longfellow age 73 - Ki Longfellow is an American novelist, playwright, theatrical producer, theater director and entrepreneur with dual citizenship in Britain. She is best known in the United States for her novel ...more

David Richards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
David Richards age 51 - David Reed Richards is a former professional American football guard who played nine seasons in the National Football League. A standout at Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas, the ...more

Theo Rossi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Theo Rossi age 42 - John Theodore "Theo" Rossi is an actor, producer and philanthropist best known for his portrayal of Juan Carlos "Juice" Ortiz on the FX series Sons of Anarchy.

Ella Reeve Bloor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Ella Reeve Bloor Died at 89 (1862-1951) - Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor was an American labor organizer and long-time activist in the socialist and communist movements. Bloor is best remembered as one of the top-ranking female ...more

Alice Austen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Alice Austen Died at 86 (1866-1952) - Elizabeth Alice Austen was a Staten Island photographer.

Nathaniel Lord Britton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Nathaniel Lord Britton Died at 75 (1859-1934) - Nathaniel Lord Britton was an American botanist and taxonomist who co-founded the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York.

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Axel Stordahl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Axel Stordahl Died at 50 (1913-1963) - Axel Stordahl was an arranger who was active from the late 1930s through the 1950s. He is perhaps best known for his work with Frank Sinatra in the 1940s at Columbia Records. With his ...more

Hermann Hagedorn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Hermann Hagedorn Died at 82 (1882-1964) - Hermann Hagedorn was an American author, poet and biographer. He was born in New York City and educated at Harvard University, where he was awarded the George B. Sohier Prize for literature, the ...more

Ghostface Killah is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Ghostface Killah age 47 - Dennis Coles, better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan. After the group achieved breakthrough success in the aftermath of ...more

James Oddo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
James Oddo age 52 - James Steven Oddo is a Republican politician from Staten Island, currently serving as the Borough President of Staten Island.

John Marburger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
John Marburger Died at 70 (1941-2011) - John Harmen Marburger III was an American physicist who directed the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the administration of President George W. Bush, serving as the Science Advisor to ...more

Edward Clyde Benfold is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Edward Clyde Benfold Died at 21 (1931-1952) - Edward Clyde Benfold was a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman Third Class who was killed in action while assigned to the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was posthumously ...more

John Coleman Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
John Coleman Moore age 94 - John Coleman Moore is an American mathematician. The Borel−Moore homology and Eilenberg–Moore spectral sequence are named after him. Moore received his Ph.D. in 1952 from Brown University under ...more

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Joseph Marino is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Joseph Marino age 62 - Joseph Marino is an actor.

Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. Died at 87 (1870-1957) - Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. was an American landscape architect who is best known for his wildlife conservation efforts. He had a lifetime commitment to national parks, and worked on projects in ...more

NYOIL is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
NYOIL age 47 - NYOIL is an American emcee from Staten Island, New York City. His name was formerly an acronym for New York's Original International Lover. He has been rapping since he was 12. In 1991, as Kool ...more

Teddy Atlas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Teddy Atlas age 61 - Theodore A. "Teddy" Atlas, Jr. is an American boxing trainer and fight commentator.

Anthony Varvaro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Anthony Varvaro age 33 - Anthony Michael Varvaro is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He was the Seattle Mariners' 12th round selection in the June 2005 Major ...more

George Bamberger is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
George Bamberger Died at 81 (1923-2004) - George Irvin Bamberger was an American professional baseball player, pitching coach and manager. In Major League Baseball, the right-handed pitcher appeared in ten games, nine in relief, for the ...more

Brian Kavanagh is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Brian Kavanagh age 51 - Brian P. Kavanagh is a member of the New York State Assembly representing the 74th Assembly District, which is located on the East Side of Manhattan and includes parts of the Lower East Side, ...more

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Eric Nicholas Vitaliano is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Eric Nicholas Vitaliano age 70 - Eric Nicholas Vitaliano is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Judge Vitaliano received a B.A. from Fordham College in 1968 and a J.D. from ...more

Tara Loren is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Tara Loren age 34 - Tara Loren is a hair stylist and a makeup artist.

Robert Rebhan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Robert Rebhan age 72 - Robert J. Rebhan is an internationally renowned expert and speaker on financial crimes. He is known for his strong advocacy of consumer protection and privacy issues, particularly in the state ...more

Carleton Macy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Carleton Macy Carleton Macy is an actor.

Joe Andruzzi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Joe Andruzzi age 42 - Joseph Dominick Andruzzi is a former American football offensive guard. In May 2007 he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

James Clair Flood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
James Clair Flood Died at 63 (1826-1889) - James Clair Flood was an American businessman who made a fortune thanks to the Comstock Lode in Nevada. His mining operations are recounted to this day as the outstanding example of what may be ...more

James Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
James Jenkins age 50 - James Jenkins is a former American football tight end who played for ten seasons in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins as a blocking specialist on offense, winning Super ...more

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John Wolyniec is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
John Wolyniec age 41 - John Wolyniec is a former American soccer player who is the Reserve Team Coach/Player Development Coordinator for the New York Red Bulls.

Elsie Van Name is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Elsie Van Name Died at 48 (1886-1934) - Elsie Van Name was a screenwriter and actress.

Jim Albus is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Jim Albus age 77 - James Christian Albus is an American professional golfer. Albus was born in Staten Island, New York. He attended first New Dorp High School, and went on to Bucknell University, where he was a ...more

Mike Siani is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Mike Siani age 67 - Mike Siani is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for nine seasons for the Oakland Raiders and Baltimore Colts. He was a first round draft pick of the Raiders ...more

Renaldo Balkman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Renaldo Balkman age 33 - Renaldo Balkman is a Puerto Rican-American professional basketball player who last played for the Texas Legends of the NBA D League. He played college basketball for the University of South ...more

A. Thomas McLellan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
A. Thomas McLellan age 68 - A. Thomas McLellan is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Treatment Research Institute, a not-for-profit research and development institute in Philadelphia. McLellan ...more

Lynn Kriengkrairut is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Lynn Kriengkrairut age 29 - Lynn Kriengkrairut is an American ice dancer. With partner Logan Giulietti-Schmitt, she is a two-time Ice Challenge champion and the 2012 U.S. national pewter medalist.

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Neal Hart is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Neal Hart Died at 79 (1870-1949) - Neal Hart was an American actor and director of the silent era. He appeared in 125 films between 1916 and 1949. He also directed 23 films between 1919 and 1928. He was born in Staten Island, New ...more

Elmer Ripley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Elmer Ripley Died at 90 (1892-1982) - Elmer H. Ripley was an American college men's and professional basketball coach. In over 30 years, he coached collegiately at seven different schools as well as professionally for several

Kathy Brier is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Kathy Brier age 43 - Kathy Brier is an American actress and singer.

Rowena Cook is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Rowena Cook Died at 87 (1917-2004) - Rowena Cook was an actress.

Michael Drayer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Michael Drayer age 32 - Michael Drayer is a film actor.

Alex Zablocki is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Alex Zablocki age 35

Gano Grills is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Gano Grills Gano Grills is an African American actor from Staten Island, New York. He has been known for being the creator of the logo for the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan which in fact is not true, the ...more

Kenneth Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Kenneth Mitchell Kenneth C. "Ken" Mitchell is a Democratic Party politician from the New York City borough of Staten Island who had served in the New York City Council representing the North Shore of ...more