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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Manhattan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Manhattan, as in some cases Manhattan may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Manhattan then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Manhattan, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Alicia Keys and Robert Downey Jr..

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Manhattan?" and "Which famous actors were born in Manhattan?"
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Adam Cardon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
Adam Cardon age 43
Adam Cardon is an actor.
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Adrienne Bailon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 36
Adrienne Eliza Bailon is an American singer-songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality. Bailon first became publicly known when she rose to fame as a founding member and lead singer ...more
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Adam Shulman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 38
Adam Shulman is a film producer.
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Adolph Caesar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
Dec. at 53 (1933-1986)
Adolph Caesar was an American actor.
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Alfonso Ribeiro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 48
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro, Sr. is an American actor, television director, dancer, and game show host. Ribeiro played Alfonso Spears on the sitcom Silver Spoons, and Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom ...more
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Adrián Suar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 51
Adrián Kirzner Schwartz, better known as Adrián Suar is an American-Argentine Jewish actor, media producer and businessman, better known as the programme director of Canal 13. He ...more
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Akiva Goldsman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 57
Akiva J. Goldsman from Manhattan, New York is an American film and television writer, director, and producer. He received an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the 2001 film, A ...more
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Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 79
Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American actor and filmmaker. He is well known for playing Michael Corleone in The Godfather films and Tony Montana in Scarface, and often appeared on ...more
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Alan Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
Dec. at 71 (1915-1986)
Alan Hewitt was an American film, television and stage actor. He never became a major star, but he did have a lengthy career which included smaller parts in several well-known programs, ...more
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Alberto Vazquez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 64
Alberto Vazquez is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher, director and producer. He founded the Alberto Vazquez Actors Workshop, organized primarily for beginners, semi-trained and working
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Alex Briley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 72
Alexander "Alex" Briley performs the "G.I." role in the disco era music group, Village People. Briley was born and raised in Harlem, New York and later Mount Vernon, New ...more
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Alex Gerry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
Dec. at 89 (1904-1993)
Alex Gerry was an actor.
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Alex Wolff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 22
Alexander Draper Wolff, better known by his stage name Alex Wolff, is an American actor, drummer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter. He first gained recognition for his starring role in the ...more
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Alexie Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 43
Alexie Gilmore is an American actress who starred in the television series New Amsterdam as Dr. Sara Dillane. She is featured in the 2008 movie Definitely, Maybe and starred alongside Matthew ...more
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Alice Tan Ridley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 67
Alice Tan Ridley is an actor.
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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 38
Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record ...more
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Allegra Leguizamo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 20
Allegra Leguizamo is a child voice actress and daughter of John Leguizamo and Justine Maurer.
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Biz Markie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 55
Marcel Theo Hall, better known by his stage name Biz Markie, is an American rapper, beatboxer, DJ, comedian, singer, reality television personality, and commercial spokesperson. He is best known ...more
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Allen Payne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 51
Allen Payne is an actor.
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Allison Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 50
Allison Smith is an American actress and singer best known for her work on television as Mallory O'Brien in Aaron Sorkin's Emmy Award-winning NBC drama The West Wing, and starring on Broadway in ...more
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Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 38
Amy Beth Schumer is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and actress. She placed fourth on the fifth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and she placed second on Comedy Central's ...more
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Ana Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 48
Ana Ortiz is an American actress and singer. She began her acting career in theatre, and in early 2000s starred in the short-lived NBC sitcoms Kristin A.U.S.A., and had a dramatic recurring ...more
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Andre Harrell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 59
Andre Harrell is founder of the now defunct record label, Uptown Records. Harrell also served as president/CEO of Motown Records. He was also the first half of the hip hop duo Dr. Jeckyll &
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Andrea Marcovicci is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
age 71
Andrea Louisa Marcovicci is an American actress and singer.
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Carlen Altman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manhattan
Carlen Altman is an actress.