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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
age 36
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
age 54
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
age 78
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
age 89
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 45
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
Dec. 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
age 74
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
age 52
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
age 43
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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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.

Axel Stordahl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
age 48
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
age 53
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 95
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

Joseph Marino is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
age 63
Joseph Marino is an actor.

Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Staten Island
Dec. 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
age 48
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
age 62
Theodore A. "Teddy" Atlas, Jr. is an American boxing trainer and fight commentator.