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Famous Film Actors From The Bronx

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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 91
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
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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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
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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Adam Pascal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From The Bronx
age 49
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 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
Dec. 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
age 62
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
Dec. 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
age 36
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
age 28
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 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
age 45
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
Dec. 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
age 42
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
age 93
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
age 67
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
age 94
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
age 38
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
age 65
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
Dec. 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
age 51
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 32
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
age 48
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 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 is an actor.