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

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Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and media personality. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, she first ...more
Kerry Washington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 42
Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977) is an American actress. She gained wide public recognition for starring as Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert, in the ABC drama series ...more
Lauren Bacall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 90 (1924-2014)
Lauren Bacall (, born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks. She was named the 20th-greatest female ...more
Stacey Dash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 52
Stacey Lauretta Dash (born January 20, 1966 or 1967) is an American actress and former talk show host. Dash is known for her co–starring role as Dionne Marie Davenport in the 1995 feature film ...more
Tanya Roberts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 60
Victoria Leigh Blum (born October 15, 1955), known by the stage name Tanya Roberts, is an American actress and producer. She initially rose to prominence as Julie Rogers in the final season of ...more
Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 69
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his first hit and signature song of the same ...more
Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 96
Carl Reiner (Yiddish: שאַרל רעינער‎; born March 20, 1922) is an American comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and publisher whose career spans seven decades. During the early years of ...more
Ellen Barkin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 61
Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress and producer. Her breakthrough role was in the 1982 film Diner, and in the following years she had starring roles in films such as ...more
Tony Curtis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 85 (1925-2010)
Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades but who achieved the height of his popularity in the 1950s and ...more
Diahann Carroll is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 83
Diahann Carroll (; born Carol Diahann Johnson, July 17, 1935) is an American actress, singer and model. She rose to stardom in performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature ...more
Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Vin Scully age 91
Vincent Edward Scully (born November 29, 1927) is an American retired sportscaster. Scully is best known for his 67 seasons calling games for Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, ...more
Heather Hunter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Heather Hunter age 49
Heather Keisha Hunter (born October 1, 1969) (nicknamed Double H) is an American former pornographic actress, who is now a rap artist, painter, and author.
Linda Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 53 (1949-2002)
Linda Lovelace (born Linda Susan Boreman; January 10, 1949 – April 22, 2002) was an American pornographic actress known for her performance in the 1972 hardcore film Deep Throat. Although the ...more
Robert Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 73
Robert Klein (born February 8, 1942) is an American stand-up comedian, singer, and actor. He had several comedy albums in the 1970s, was nominated for a Best Actor in a Musical Tony Award for ...more
Jerry Orbach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Died at 69 (1935-2004)
Jerome Bernard Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor and singer, described at the time of his death as "one of the last bona fide leading men of the Broadway ...more
Phil Spector is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 79
Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter who developed the Wall of Sound, a music production formula he ...more
Vic Morrow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 53 (1929-1982)
Victor Morrow (born Victor Morozoff, February 14, 1929 – July 23, 1982) was an American actor and director whose credits include a starring role in the 1960s ABC television series Combat!, ...more
Arthur Kane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 55 (1949-2004)
Arthur Harold Kane Jr. (February 3, 1949 – July 13, 2004) was a musician best known as the bass guitarist for the pioneering glam rock band the New York Dolls. Kane was a founding member of the ...more
John Gotti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 62 (1940-2002)
John Joseph Gotti Jr. (, Italian: [ˈɡɔtti]; October 27, 1940 – June 10, 2002) was an Italian-American gangster who became boss of the Gambino crime family in New York City. Gotti and his ...more
Ed Koch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 89 (1924-2013)
Edward Irving Koch ( KOTCH; December 12, 1924 – February 1, 2013) was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic, and television personality. He served in the United ...more
Melvin Glover is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 57
Melvin Glover (born May 15, 1961), better known by his stage name Melle Mel () and Grandmaster Melle Mel, is an American hip hop recording artist who was the lead vocalist and songwriter of ...more
Constance Ford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 70 (1923-1993)
Constance Ford (born Cornelia M. Ford; July 1, 1923 – February 26, 1993) was an American actress and model. She is best known for her long-running role as Ada Hobson on the daytime soap opera ...more
Chazz Palminteri is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 63
Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri (born May 15, 1952) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and playwright. He is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role for Best ...more
Garry Marshall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
age 84
Garry Kent Marshall (November 13, 1934 – July 19, 2016) was an American film director, film producer, screenwriter, and actor who is best known for creating Happy Days and its various spin-offs, ...more
Joey Bishop is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dec. at 89 (1918-2007)
Joseph Abraham Gottlieb (February 3, 1918 – October 17, 2007), known professionally as Joey Bishop, was an American entertainer who appeared on television as early as 1948 and eventually starred ...more