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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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  • 1
    Chris Greene is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Chris Greene

    Age: 37

    Films Acted InGoodbye Solo

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Mount Vernon

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Children Zoé Greene

    Chris Greene is an actor, film producer and film director.
  • 2
    Tom Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Tom Brown

    Dec. at 77 (1913-1990)

    Films Acted InThe Adventures of Smilin' Jack, In Old Chicago, Niagara Falls, Buck Privates Come Home, Judge Priest

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenCathleen Brown, Chris Brown, Tuttle Brown

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  • 3
    50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    50 Cent

    Age: 44

    Films Acted InGet Rich or Die Tryin', Morning Glory, Escape Plan, Righteous Kill, Odd Thomas

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'0"

    ParentsSabrina Jackson

    ChildrenMarquise Jackson, Sire Jackson

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  • 4
    A. J. Benza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InRocky Balboa, P.S. Your Cat Is Dead!, Chump Change, Scriptfellas, Not Even the Trees

    BirthplaceBensonhurst, New York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsAl Benza, Lillian Benza

    ChildrenRocco Benza, Roxy Benza

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  • 5
    A. J. Weberman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    A. J. Weberman

    Age: 74

    Films Acted InInside Bob Dylan's Jesus Years: Busy Being Born Again

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 6
    Lelia Goldoni is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InInvasion of the Body Snatchers, The Devil Inside, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Shadows, The Unseen

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 7
    A. R. Bernard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    A. R. Bernard

    Age: 66

    Films Acted InGary Anglin and the Voices of CCC

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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  • 8
    A.R. Brook Lynn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York
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  • 9
    Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaliyah

    Dec. at 22 (1979-2001)

    Films Acted InRomeo Must Die, Queen of the Damned

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'7"

    ParentsMichael Haughton, Diane Haughton

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  • 10
    Steven Keats is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Steven Keats

    Dec. at 49 (1945-1994)

    Films Acted InDeath Wish, The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Turk 182!, The Gambler, The Gumball Rally

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenThatcher Keats, Shane Keats

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  • 11
    Aaliyah Jolie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaliyah Jolie

    Age: 38

    Films Acted In13 Cum Hungry Cocksuckers 6

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Syracuse

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaliyah Jolie is an actress.
  • 12
    Aaron Banks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaron Banks

    Age: 91

    Films Acted InKarate Kiba, Fist of Fear, Touch of Death, Greenwich Village Story

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 13
    Tamara LaSeon Bass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InBaby Boy

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tamara LaSeon Bass is a film producer and an actress.
  • 14
    Aaron Copland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaron Copland

    Dec. at 90 (1900-1990)

    Films Acted In145 W. 21

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsSarah Mittenthal Copland, Harris Morris Copland

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  • 15
    Mary Louise Weller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InNational Lampoon's Animal House, Serpico, Forced Vengeance, Blood Tide, The Bell Jar

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 16
    Aaron Lambert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaron Lambert

    Age: 29

    Films Acted InTaking Woodstock

    BirthplaceUSA, Glens Falls, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Lambert is an actor.
  • 17
    Michelle Borth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InEasy Rider: The Ride Back, Wonderland, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, Trespassers, Lucky You

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'6"

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  • 18
    Aaron Lustig is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InTransformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Ghostbusters II, The Day After Tomorrow, Thank You for Smoking, Due Date

    BirthplaceRochester, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.73

    ChildrenSam Lustig, Abby Lustig

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  • 19
    Aaron Refvem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InOpposite Day, This Little Piggy, Lift, Black Sugar

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 20
    Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaron Russo

    Dec. at 64 (1943-2007)

    Films Acted InAmerica: Freedom to Fascism

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityItaly, United States of America

    ChildrenMax Russo, Sam Russo

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  • 21
    Matt Malloy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InAs Good as It Gets, Election, Hitch, Role Models, Finding Forrester

    BirthplaceUSA, Hamilton, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 22
    Aaron Sadovsky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaron Sadovsky

    Age: 54

    Films Acted InFallen

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Catskill Mountains

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Sadovsky is a television producer, television Director and an actor.
  • 23
    Aaron Saxon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Aaron Saxon

    Dec. at 69 (1916-1985)

    Films Acted InSpartacus, The Raven, Lust for Life

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Saxon was a wrestler and an actor.
  • 24
    Aaron Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InThe Mighty Ducks, Heavy Weights

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 25
    Aaron Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From New York

    Films Acted InThe Social Network, A Few Good Men, The American President

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenRoxy Sorkin

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