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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?"

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Chris Greene is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Chris Greene age 35 - Chris Greene is an actor, film producer and film director.

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Tom Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Tom Brown Died at 77 (1913-1990) - Thomas "Tom" Brown was an American child model, and later a film and television actor.

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50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
50 Cent age 42 - Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur investor and actor from New York City. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the ...more

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A. J. Benza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
A. J. Benza age 55 - Alfred Joseph “A.J.” Benza is an American gossip columnist and television host.

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A. J. Weberman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
A. J. Weberman age 72 - Alan Jules Weberman, better known as A. J. Weberman, is an American writer, political activist, gadfly, and popularizer of the terms garbology and "Dylanology". He is best known for ...more

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Lelia Goldoni is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Lelia Goldoni age 81 - Lelia Goldoni is an American actress who appeared in a number of motion pictures and television shows starting in the late-1940s, including uncredited cameo roles in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's House ...more

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A. R. Bernard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
A. R. Bernard age 64 - Alphonso "A. R." Bernard is the Founder, Senior Pastor and CEO of Christian Cultural Center located in Brooklyn, New York, United States. CCC is a ministry and not-for-profit 501c ...more

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A.R. Brook Lynn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
A.R. Brook Lynn A.R. Brook Lynn is a production designer and film producer

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaliyah Died at 22 (1979-2001) - Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television ...more

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Steven Keats is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Steven Keats Died at 49 (1945-1994) - Steven Keats was an American actor who appeared in such films as Silent Rage, Death Wish, The Gumball Rally, Black Sunday, The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Badge of the Assassin and the TV-movie ...more

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Aaliyah Jolie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaliyah Jolie age 36 - Aaliyah Jolie is an actress.

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Aaron Banks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Banks age 89 - Aaron Banks is a martial artist born in 1928 in Bronx, New York. He would die in the year 2013. He has brought Chinese Kung Fu, Korean Moo Duk Kwan, Japanese and Okinawan Goju-Ryu karate, judo ...more

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Tamara LaSeon Bass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Tamara LaSeon Bass age 37 - Tamara LaSeon Bass is a film producer and an actress.

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Aaron Copland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Copland Died at 90 (1900-1990) - Aaron Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music. Instrumental in forging a distinctly American style ...more

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Mary Louise Weller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Mary Louise Weller age 71 - Mary Louise Weller is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Mandy Pepperidge in the popular 1978 film Animal House. She has also guest-starred in such television series ...more

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Aaron Lambert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Lambert age 27 - Aaron Lambert is an actor.

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Michelle Borth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Michelle Borth age 39 - Michelle Borth is an American actress.

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Aaron Lustig is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Lustig age 61 - Aaron Lustig is an American film and television actor. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1997 for Best Supporting Actor on The Young and the Restless as Tim Reid, whom he has also portrayed ...more

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Aaron Refvem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Refvem age 20 - Aaron Refvem is an American actor. He took over the role of Morgan Corinthos in General Hospital on May 12, 2009. He also appeared on Grey's Anatomy as Jackson Prescott, Two and a Half Men as ...more

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Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Russo Died at 64 (1943-2007) - Aaron Russo was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. ...more

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Matt Malloy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Matt Malloy age 52 - Matt Malloy is an American actor and producer who has appeared extensively on television, film, and radio . Malloy's break-out performance was his co-starring role alongside Aaron Eckhart and ...more

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Aaron Sadovsky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Sadovsky age 52 - Aaron Sadovsky is a television producer, television Director and an actor.

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Aaron Saxon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Saxon Died at 69 (1916-1985) - Aaron Saxon was a wrestler and an actor.

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Aaron Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Schwartz age 36 - Aaron Schwartz is an American actor, known for playing the lead role of Gerald Garner in the 1995 comedy film Heavyweights, and for the role of Dave Karp in the 1992 Walt Disney film The Mighty ...more

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Aaron Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Sorkin age 56 - Aaron Benjamin Sorkin is an American screenwriter, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men and The Farnsworth Invention; the television series Sports Night, ...more

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Aaron Tveit is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Tveit age 34 - Aaron Kyle Tveit is an American actor and singer. He is known for originating the roles of Gabe in Next to Normal and Frank Abagnale Jr. in the stage version of Catch Me If You Can on Broadway. ...more

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Abbe Lane is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abbe Lane age 85 - Abbe Lane is an American singer and actress.

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Abby Elliott is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abby Elliott age 30 - Abigail "Abby" Elliott is an American actress and comedian best known for her four seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2008 to 2012. She is the daughter of comedian

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Abdul Malik Abbott is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abdul Malik Abbott Abdul Malik Abbott is a cinematographer, screenwriter, film editor and film director.

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Abe Shainberg is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abe Shainberg age 64 - Abe Shainberg is a film producer and an actor.

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Abe Simon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abe Simon Died at 56 (1913-1969) - Abe Simon was an actor.

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Abe Vigoda is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abe Vigoda age 96 - Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda is an American movie and television actor who appeared in The Godfather, Barney Miller, and Joe Versus the Volcano. Vigoda is well known for his portrayal ...more

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Abel Ferrara is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abel Ferrara age 66 - Abel Ferrara is an American film screenwriter and director. He is best known as an independent filmmaker of such films as The Driller Killer, Ms. 45, King of New York, Bad Lieutenant and The

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Abigail Breslin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abigail Breslin age 21 - Abigail Kathleen Breslin is an American actress. She appeared in her first commercial when she was three years old, and in her first film, Signs, at the age of five. Her other film roles include ...more

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Abigail Clayton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abigail Clayton Abigail Clayton is an American retired pornographic actress active during the Golden Age of Porn. She was inducted into the XRCO Hall of Fame in 2008.

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Abiola Abrams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Abiola Abrams age 41 - Abiola Abrams is an American self-empowerment expert, TV host, internet personality, personal coach, motivational speaker and author. Her advice columns on topics such as relationships and ...more

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Ace Antonio Hall is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Ace Antonio Hall age 51 - Ace Antonio Hall is a film actor.

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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Ace Frehley age 66 - Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley is an American musician best known as the former lead guitarist and founding member of the rock band Kiss. He took on the persona of the "Spaceman" ...more

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Ace Gibson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Ace Gibson age 39 - Ace Gibson is an actor, cinematographer and screenwriter.

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Ada May is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Ada May Died at 82 (1896-1978) - Ada May was an actress.

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Adam Arkin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Arkin age 61 - Adam Arkin is an American television, film and stage actor and director. He played the role of Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope. He has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Tony as well as ...more

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Adam Austin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Austin age 52 - Adam Austin is an actor.

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Adam Bertocci is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Bertocci age 35 - Adam Bertocci is an American filmmaker based in a suburb of New York City called Bronxville, New York.

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Adam Busch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Busch age 39 - Adam Busch is an American actor best known starring as Warren Mears on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He currently stars as Neal in the TBS comedy Men at Work. He also appears ...more

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Adam Cardon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Cardon age 41 - Adam Cardon is an actor.

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Adam Chanler-Berat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Chanler-Berat Adam Chanler-Berat is an actor.

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Adam DiSpirito is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam DiSpirito age 52 - Adam DiSpirito is an actor.

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Adam Ferrara is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Ferrara age 51 - Adam Ferrara is an American actor and comedian known for playing the role of Chief "Needles" Nelson on the critically acclaimed FX series Rescue Me. He is currently a co-host on the ...more

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Adam Growe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Growe age 50 - Adam Growe, is a Canadian comedian, licensed Toronto cab driver, and the host of the Canadian version of Cash Cab. Born in New York, but raised in Vancouver, he has been performing ...more

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Adam Hann-Byrd is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Adam Hann-Byrd age 35 - Adam Hann-Byrd is an American actor most recognized for his role as young Alan in the 1995 film Jumanji.