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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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Chris Greene is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Chris Greene age 37
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
Dec. at 77 (1913-1990)
Thomas Edward Brown (January 6, 1913 – June 3, 1990) 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
age 44
Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television producer, entrepreneur and investor. Born in the South ...more
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A. J. Benza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 57
Alfred Joseph 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 74
Alan Jules Weberman (born May 26, 1945), better known as A. J. Weberman, is an American writer, political activist, gadfly, and popularizer of the terms "garbology" and ...more
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Lelia Goldoni is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 83
Lelia Goldoni (born October 1, 1936) 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 ...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 66
Alphonso R. Bernard, Sr. (born August 10, 1953) is the pastor of the Christian Cultural Center Megachurch in Brooklyn, New York. In November 1979, A. R. Bernard, Sr. left a 10-year career with a ...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 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
Dec. at 22 (1979-2001)
Aaliyah Dana Haughton (; January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, she first gained recognition ...more
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Steven Keats is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Dec. at 49 (1945-1994)
Steven Keats (February 6, 1945 – May 8, 1994) was an American actor who appeared in such films as Death Wish (as Charles Bronson's character's son-in-law), Black Sunday and the Chuck Norris ...more
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Aaliyah Jolie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaliyah Jolie age 38
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 91
Aaron Banks (1928 – May 2, 2013) was a martial artist born in Bronx, New York. He brought Chinese Kung Fu, Korean Moo Duk Kwan, Japanese and Okinawan Goju-Ryu karate, judo and boxing under the ...more
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Tamara LaSeon Bass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
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
Dec. at 90 (1900-1990)
Aaron Copland (; November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music. Copland was referred to ...more
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Mary Louise Weller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 73
Mary Louise Weller (born September 1, 1946) 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 ...more
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Aaron Lambert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Lambert age 29
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
age 41
Michelle Borth (born August 19, 1978) is an American actress who has portrayed characters on The Forgotten and the HBO series Tell Me You Love Me. Borth plays Catherine Rollins on the CBS ...more
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Aaron Lustig is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 63
Aaron Lustig (born September 17, 1956) 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, ...more
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Aaron Refvem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 22
Aaron Refvem (born October 6, 1997, in New York City, New York) 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 ...more
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Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Dec. at 64 (1943-2007)
Aaron Russo (February 14, 1943 – August 24, 2007) was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as ...more
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Matt Malloy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 52
Matt Malloy (born January 12, 1963) 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 ...more
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Aaron Sadovsky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
Aaron Sadovsky age 54
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
Dec. 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
age 38
Aaron Schwartz may refer to: Aaron Schwartz (American actor) (born 1981), known for Heavyweights and The Mighty Ducks Aaron Schwartz (Canadian actor) (born 1948/1949), known for The Outside ...more
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Aaron Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
age 58
Aaron Benjamin Sorkin (born June 9, 1961) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men, The Farnsworth Invention and To ...more