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Famous Film Actors From New York

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in New York, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in New York, as in some cases New York may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from New York 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 New York, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List features items like Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Lopez.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from New York?" and "Which famous actors were born in New York?"
  • 1

    Chris Greene

    Age: 37
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  • 2

    Tom Brown

    Dec. at 77 (1913-1990)
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  • 3

    50 Cent

    Age: 44
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  • 4
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  • 5

    A. J. Weberman

    Age: 74
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  • 6
    Lelia Goldoni (born October 1, 1936) is an American actress who appeared in a number of motion...  more
  • 7

    A. R. Bernard

    Age: 66
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  • 8
    A.R. Brook Lynn is a production designer and film producer...  more
  • 9


    Dec. at 22 (1979-2001)
    Aaliyah Dana Haughton (; January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress,...  more

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  • 10

    Steven Keats

    Dec. at 49 (1945-1994)
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  • 11

    Aaliyah Jolie

    Age: 38
    Aaliyah Jolie is an actress....
  • 12

    Aaron Banks

    Age: 91
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  • 13
    Tamara LaSeon Bass is a film producer and an actress....  more
  • 14

    Aaron Copland

    Dec. at 90 (1900-1990)
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  • 15
    Mary Louise Weller (born September 1, 1946) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known...  more
  • 16

    Aaron Lambert

    Age: 29
    Aaron Lambert is an actor....
  • 17
    Michelle Borth (born August 19, 1978) is an American actress who has portrayed characters on...  more
  • 18
    Aaron Lustig (born September 17, 1956) is an American film and television actor. He was...  more
  • 19
    Aaron Refvem (born October 6, 1997, in New York City, New York) is an American actor. He took...  more
  • 20

    Aaron Russo

    Dec. at 64 (1943-2007)
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  • 21
    Matt Malloy (born January 12, 1963) is an American actor and producer who has appeared...  more
  • 22

    Aaron Sadovsky

    Age: 54
    Aaron Sadovsky is a television producer, television Director and an actor....
  • 23

    Aaron Saxon

    Dec. at 69 (1916-1985)
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  • 24
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  • 25
    Aaron Benjamin Sorkin (born June 9, 1961) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and...  more

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