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Famous People From The Bronx

Updated October 13, 2018 57.8k views993 items

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.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Frank Page and Marty Glickman.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from The Bronx?" or "Which celebrities were born in The Bronx?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
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  • Kerry Washington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977) is an American actress. She gained wide public... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lauren Bacall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Lauren Bacall

    Dec. at 90 (1924-2014)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lauren Bacall (, born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Stacey Dash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Stacey Lauretta Dash (born January 20, 1966 or 1967) is an American actress and former talk... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tanya Roberts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Victoria Leigh Blum (born October 15, 1955), known by the stage name Tanya Roberts, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Billy Joel

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Carlton "Carl" Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020) was an American comedian, actor,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ellen Barkin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress and producer. Her breakthrough... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tony Curtis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Tony Curtis

    Age: Died at 85 (1925-2010)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Diahann Carroll is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Diahann Carroll (born July 17, 1935) is an American actress, singer and model. She rose to... more on Wikipedia

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  • Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Vin Scully

    Age: 92

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Vincent Edward Scully (born November 29, 1927) is an American retired sportscaster. Scully is... more on Wikipedia

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  • Robert Klein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Robert Klein (born February 8, 1942) is an American stand-up comedian, singer, and actor. He... more on Wikipedia

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    #12 of 30 The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the '70s#20 of 115 Famous Second City Members

  • Jerry Orbach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Jerry Orbach

    Dec. at 69 (1935-2004)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Jerome Bernard Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor and singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Phil Spector is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record... more on Wikipedia

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  • Vic Morrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Vic Morrow

    Dec. at 53 (1929-1982)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

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  • Arthur Kane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Arthur Kane

    Dec. at 55 (1949-2004)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Arthur Harold Kane Jr. (February 3, 1949 – July 13, 2004) was a musician best known as the... more on Wikipedia

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  • John Gotti is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    John Gotti

    Dec. at 62 (1940-2002)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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  • Ed Koch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Ed Koch

    Dec. at 89 (1924-2013)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Melvin Glover is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Constance Ford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Constance Ford

    Dec. at 70 (1923-1993)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Chazz Palminteri is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri (born May 15, 1952) is an American actor, screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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    #392 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History#159 of 432 Famous Tall Men Over 6'2

  • Garry Marshall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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  • Joey Bishop is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Joey Bishop

    Dec. at 89 (1918-2007)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Joseph Abraham Gottlieb (February 3, 1918 – October 17, 2007), known professionally as Joey... more on Wikipedia

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  • Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Roy Cohn

    Dec. at 59 (1927-1986)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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  • Fred Travalena is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From The Bronx

    Fred Travalena

    Dec. at 67 (1942-2009)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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