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

List ranges from Jennifer Lopez to Lea Michele and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from The Bronx?" and "Which famous actors were born in The Bronx?"

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Aaron Banks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
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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Abel Ferrara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
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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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
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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Adam Pascal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Adam Pascal age 47 - Adam Pascal is an American actor, singer, and musician, known for his performance as Roger Davis in the original cast of Jonathan Larson's musical Rent on Broadway 1996, the 2005 movie version ...more

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Adesuwa Addy Iyare is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Adesuwa Addy Iyare Adesuwa Addy Iyare is an actress and nurse.

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Adolph Green is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Adolph Green Died at 88 (1914-2002) - Adolph Green was an American lyricist and playwright who, with long-time collaborator Betty Comden, penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved movie musicals, particularly as ...more

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Afrika Bambaataa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Afrika Bambaataa age 60 - Kevin Donovan, better known by the stage name Afrika Bambaataa, is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York. He is notable for releasing a series of genre-defining electro tracks in the ...more

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Alan North is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Alan North Died at 80 (1920-2000) - Alan North was an American actor.

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Albert Daniels is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Albert Daniels age 34 - Albert Daniels, also known as Albe Back, often stylized ALBe. Back, is an actor, artist, producer, poet, and rapper.

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Aleisha Allen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Aleisha Allen age 26 - Aleisha LaNaé Allen is an American actress.

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Alex Herschlag is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Alex Herschlag Alex Herschlag is an American television producer, writer and stand-up comedian. He is best known for his work on the sitcom Will & Grace for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2000, as ...more

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Alexis Cruz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Alexis Cruz age 43 - Alexis Cruz is an American actor, known for his performances as Rafael in Touched by an Angel and as Skaara in Stargate and Stargate SG-1. Cruz was born in The Bronx, New York of Puerto Rican ...more

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Alfred Drake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Alfred Drake Died at 78 (1914-1992) - Alfred Drake was an American actor and singer.

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Alimi Ballard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Alimi Ballard age 40 - Alimi Ballard is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as FBI agent David Sinclair on the CBS drama television series Numb3rs. From 1993 to 1996, Ballard portrayed Frankie ...more

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Allan Rich is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Allan Rich age 91 - Allan Rich is a film and television actor.

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Allan Wasserman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Allan Wasserman age 65 - Allan Wasserman is an actor.

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Alvin Epstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Alvin Epstein age 92 - Alvin Epstein is a film and voice actor.

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Amar Ramasar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Amar Ramasar age 36 - Amar Ramasar is a principal dancer of the New York City Ballet. In 2010, Dance Magazine reported that Ramasar was one of the few Asian American professional ballet dancers. He took his first ...more

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Amy Heckerling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Amy Heckerling age 63 - Amy Heckerling is an American film director. She is an alumna of both New York University and the American Film Institute. She has had a commercially successful career with films including Fast ...more

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Andre Philippe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Andre Philippe Died at 80 (1927-2007) - Andre Philippe was an actor.

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Andre Royo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Andre Royo age 49 - Andre Royo is an American actor, producer, and writer. He is best known for his role as Reginald "Bubbles" Cousins on the HBO crime drama series The Wire, and his appearances on ...more

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Andrew Hillmedo Jr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Andrew Hillmedo Jr. age 30 - Andrew Hillmedo Jr. is an actor.

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Andrew Kavovit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Andrew Kavovit age 46 - Andrew Michael Kavovit is an American actor best known as one of the portrayers of Paul Ryan as a youngster in the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, a role he played from 1986 to 1991, and for ...more

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Angel Oquendo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Angel Oquendo Angel Oquendo is an American stage, television, and film actor. In addition to his work on film, he also appeared in a number of television series including Nip/Tuck, Raising The Bar, Everybody ...more

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Angelo Pagan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Angelo Pagan Angelo Pagan is an actor.

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Ann Staunton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Ann Staunton Died at 74 (1920-1994) - Ann Staunton was an actress.

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Anne Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Anne Bancroft Died at 74 (1931-2005) - Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, known professionally as Anne Bancroft, was an American actress associated with the Method acting school, which she had studied under Lee Strasberg. Respected for her ...more

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Annie Korzen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Annie Korzen Annie Korzen is an American actress, comedian and writer. She is married to Danish film producer Benni Korzen. Korzen is a graduate of Bard College in New York as is her son, Jonathan, who works ...more

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Anthony Marciona is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Anthony Marciona age 56 - Anthony Marciona is an American film, Broadway and television actor, singer and dancer from New York City. Marciona began his acting career at the age of five playing Kirk Douglas' godson in The ...more

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Anthony Powers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Anthony Powers age 79 - Anthony Powers is an actor.

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April Lee Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
April Lee Hernandez age 37 - April Lee Hernandez is an American film and television actress. She has also been credited as April L. Hernandez and April Hernandez Castillo. She is a born-again Christian.

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Arlene Martel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Arlene Martel Died at 78 (1936-2014) - Arlene Martel was an American actress and acting coach. Prior to 1964, she was frequently billed as Arline Sax, Arlene Sax or Tasha Martel.

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Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Armageddon age 39

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Army Archerd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Army Archerd Died at 87 (1922-2009) - Armand Andre "Army" Archerd was an American columnist for Variety for over fifty years before retiring his "Just for Variety" column in September 2005. In November 2005, ...more

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Arthur Kane is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Arthur Kane Died at 55 (1949-2004) - Arthur Harold Kane Jr. was a musician best known as the bass guitarist for the pioneering glam rock band the New York Dolls. Kane was a founding member of the Dolls in 1971 and remained an ...more

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Audrey Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Audrey Armstrong Audrey Armstrong was an actress.

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Charles Nelson Reilly is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Charles Nelson Reilly Died at 76 (1931-2007) - Charles Nelson Reilly was an American actor, comedian, director and drama teacher, known for his comedic roles in stages, films, children's television and cartoons, and as a game show panelist.

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Avi Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Avi Hoffman age 57 - Avi Hoffman is an actor.

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Barbara Scolaro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Barbara Scolaro age 51 - Barbara Scolaro is an actress.

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Barry Diamond is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Barry Diamond Barry Diamond is an American comedian who released one album, Fighter Pilot, on IRS Records in 1983. He continues to perform stand-up comedy today. He has had bit parts in several films and ...more

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Beatrice Manley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Beatrice Manley Died at 81 (1921-2002) - Beatrice Manley is an actress.

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Bella Bruck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Bella Bruck Died at 71 (1911-1982) - Bella Bruck was an actress.

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Ben J. Wattenberg is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Ben J. Wattenberg age 84 - Benjamin J. Wattenberg — known as Ben Wattenberg — is an American author, commentator and demographer. Associated with leading Democratic politicians in the 1960s and '70s, he has leaned ...more

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Benjamín Benítez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Benjamín Benítez age 43 - Benjamin Benitez is a Mexican-American actor, who played Gardez on the TV series Tru Calling.

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Bernie West is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Bernie West Died at 92 (1918-2010) - Bernie West was an American television writer best known for his work in situation comedies such as All in the Family, its spinoff The Jeffersons, and Three's Company.

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Bert Freed is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Bert Freed Died at 75 (1919-1994) - Bert Freed was a prolific American character actor, voice over actor, and the first actor to portray "Detective Columbo" on television.

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Bianca Halstead is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Bianca Halstead Died at 36 (1965-2001) - Bianca Halstead or Bianca Butthole was an American rock musician; she was the bassist and lead singer of the bands Betty Blowtorch and Butt Trumpet. She was killed when she accepted a ride from ...more

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Big Pun is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Big Pun Died at 29 (1971-2000) - Christopher Lee Rios, better known by his stage name Big Pun, was an American rapper and actor, the first Latino rapper to attain Platinum sales status as a solo act. Big Pun emerged from the ...more

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Bill Zuckert is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Bill Zuckert Died at 82 (1915-1997) - Bill Zuckert was an American actor. He began his career in 1941 in radio and lent his voice to hundreds of dramas over the next two decades. He served in World War II as a member of the naval ...more

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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
Billy Joel age 68 - William Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth ...more