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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?"
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Aaron Tveit is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 36
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
age 87
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
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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 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 66
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
Dec. 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
age 98
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
age 68
Abel Ferrara is an American film screenwriter and director. He is best known as an independent filmmaker of such films as Ms. 45, King of New York, Bad Lieutenant and The Funeral.
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Abigail Breslin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 23
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 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
age 43
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
age 53
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
age 68
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 41
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 Dec. 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
age 63
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 54
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
age 37
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
age 41
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 43
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
age 54
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
age 53
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
age 52
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
age 37
Adam Hann-Byrd is an American actor most recognized for his role as young Alan in the 1995 film Jumanji.