Famous People Born in New York

Name these famous people whom were born in New York.
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Famous Person
Birth City
Late singer of Age Ain't Nothing but a Number
Aaliyah
Brooklyn
Voice of Bobby in King of the Hill
Pamela Adlon
Albany
Pop star of Genie in a Bottle
Christina Aguilera
Staten Island
Annie Hall director, Antz actor
Woody Allen
New York
Simpsons actor as Moe, Chief Wiggum, etc
Hank Azaria
Queens
Actor of The Boss Baby and Madagascar 2
Alec Baldwin
Amityville
Comedienne of I Love Lucy
Lucille Ball
Jamestown
Actress of The Miracle Worker and Antz
Anne Bancroft
Bronx
Cartoon artist of Scooby-Doo, etc.
Joseph Barbera
Manhattan
Actor as Nick in Zootopia
Jason Bateman
Rye
Singer of The Beat of my Heart
Tony Bennett
Queens
Actor of The Lion King and Bee Movie
Matthew Broderick
Manhattan
Director of Young Frankenstein
Mel Brooks
Brooklyn
8th president
Martin Van Buren
Kinderhook
Comedian with cigar smoke punctuation
George Burns
New York
Actor of Monsters Inc and The Boss Baby
Steve Buscemi
Brooklyn
Wife of the 41st president
Barbara Bush
Queens
Actor of The Godfather and Elf
James Caan
Bronx
Pop star of All I Want for Christmas is You
Mariah Carey
Huntington
Seven dirty little words comedian
George Carlin
Manhattan
Star of Vacation, SNL and Caddyshack
Chevy Chase
Manhattan
Anchor of CNN 360
Anderson Cooper
Manhattan
Comedian as Mike in Monsters Inc
Billy Crystal
Manhattan
Actor as Kevin in Home Alone
Macaulay Culkin
New York
Actress as Jessie in Toy Story
Joan Cusack
New York
Comedian star of Caddyshack
Rodney Dangerfield
Deer Park
The Candy Man singer
Sammy Davis Jr.
Harlem
Star of many Don Bluth films
Dom DeLuise
Brooklyn
Singer of Sweet Caroline
Neil Diamond
Brooklyn
Star of Crash and You Me and Dupree
Matt Dillon
New Rochelle
Star of Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes
Robert Downey Jr.
New York
Actress of a bug's life and Planes
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
New York
Star of The Goodbye Girl and Mr. Holland's Opus
Richard Dreyfuss
Brooklyn
Frosty the Snowman voice with big nose
Jimmy Durante
Manhattan
Star of The Sting and The Muppet Movie
Charles Durning
Highland Falls
Actor as Blu in Rio
Jesse Eisenberg
Queens
Star of The Mighty Ducks and The Breakfast Club
Emilio Estevez
Staten Island
Current host of The Tonight Show
Jimmy Fallon
Brooklyn
13th president
Millard Fillmore
Moravia
Actress of Barbarella and Klute
Jane Fonda
New York
Singer of Poker Face and Bad Romance
Lady Gaga
Manhattan
Actress as Daphne in live Scooby Doo film
Sarah Michelle Gellar
New York
Star of Chicken Run and Pocahontas
Mel Gibson
Peekskill
Actress of The Lion King and Toy Story 3
Whoopi Goldberg
New York
Star of A Few Good Men and Home on the Range
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Bronx
Large New England Patriots player
Rob Gronkowski
Amherst
Actress as Mrs. Potato Head
Estelle Harris
Manhattan
Star of a bug's life and Toy Story 2
Jonathan Harris
Bronx
Actress of The Princess Diaries and Rio
Anne Hathaway
New York
Late actor of Capote and The Hunger Games
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Fairport
Star of Barnyard and Hotel Transylvania
Kevin James
Mineola
Singer of Piano Man and We Didn't Start the Fire
Billy Joel
Bronx
Star of Lost in Translation and Sing
Scarlett Johansson
New York
Greatest basketball player of all time, star of Space Jam
Michael Jordan
Brooklyn
Wife of the 35th president
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Southampton
Voice of SpongeBob
Tom Kenny
Syracuse
Singer of Girl on Fire
Alicia Keys
Manhattan
Host of a live show on ABC
Jimmy Kimmel
Brooklyn
Live host on CNN (1985-2010)
Larry King
Brooklyn
Description
Famous Person
Birth City
Actor of Tarzan and Toy Story 2
Wayne Knight
New York
Actor as the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz
Bert Lahr
New York
Actress of Unfaithful and Inside Out
Diane Lane
New York
Host of Today from 1997-2017
Matt Lauer
New York
Creator of Marvel Comics
Stan Lee
New York
Host of The Tonight Show (1992-2014)
Jay Leno
New Rochelle
Actor as Farquaad in Shrek
John Lithgow
Rochester
Actress as Viper in Kung Fu Panda
Lucy Liu
Queens
Child star of The Parent Trap and Freaky Friday
Lindsay Lohan
Bronx
Anaconda and Selena actress
Jennifer Lopez
Bronx
Actress as Rebecca in Full House
Lori Loughlin
Queens
Go-to critic for major film studios
Leonard Maltin
New York
Director of Pretty Woman
Garry Marshall
Bronx
Author of Moby Dick
Herman Melville
New York
Voice of Elsa in Frozen
Idina Menzel
Queens
Star of own show (1970-1977)
Mary Tyler Moore
Brooklyn
Current anchor of ABC World News
David Muir
Syracuse
Comedian as Donkey in Shrek
Eddie Murphy
Brooklyn
Star of Raging Bull and Shark Tale
Robert De Niro
New York
Star of show 1996-2002 and Tarzan
Rosie O'Donnell
Commack
Actor as Gordon on Sesame Street
Roscoe Orman
Bronx
Actress as Dot in a bug's life
Hayden Panettiere
Palisades
Star of The Flintstones and Finding Nemo
Elizabeth Perkins
Queens
Star of a bug's life and Treasure Planet
David Hyde Pierce
Saratoga Springs
Star of Casper and Independence Day
Bill Pullman
Hornell
Wife of the 40th president
Nancy Reagan
New York
Paralyzed Superman actor
Christopher Reeve
New York
Late comedian as Mr. Potato Head
Don Rickles
New York
Host of her own show (1989-1993)
Joan Rivers
Brooklyn
Weatherman of NBC's Today
Al Roker
Queens
Actor best known as Manny in Ice Age
Ray Romano
Queens
Actor of Pete's Dragon and Night at the Museum
Mickey Rooney
Brooklyn
32nd president
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Hyde Park
26th president
Theodore Roosevelt
New York
Senator of VT since 2007
Bernie Sanders
New York
Actor of Happy Gilmore and Hotel Transylvania
Adam Sandler
Brooklyn
Actress of Dead Man Walking and Thelma & Louise
Susan Sarandon
New York
Actor best known as Melman in Madagascar
David Schwimmer
Queens
Director of Taxi Driver and Raging Bull
Martin Scorsese
New York
Star of Bee Movie
Jerry Seinfeld
Brooklyn
Actor as Rex in Toy Story
Wallace Shawn
New York
Star of Two and a Half Men and Major League
Charlie Sheen
New York
Actor of Antz and Rambo
Sylvester Stallone
New York
Sirius radio host since 2006
Howard Stern
Queens
Former host of The Daily Show (1999-2015)
Jon Stewart
New York
Star of Madagascar and Night at the Museum
Ben Stiller
New York
The Way we Were actress/singer
Barbra Streisand
Brooklyn
45th and current president
Donald Trump
New York
Actress as Arwen in The Lord of the Rings
Liv Tyler
New York
Ear-biter boxer
Mike Tyson
Brooklyn
Star of Antz and Pulp Fiction
Christopher Walken
Queens
Actress of Cars 3 and Scandal
Kerry Washington
Bronx
Star of Alien and WALL-E
Sigourney Weaver
Manhattan
Co-founder of Blue Sky Studios
Chris Wedge
Binghamton
Author of Charlotte's Web
E.B. White
Mount Vernon
Actress of How to Train Your Dragon and Despicable Me
Kristen Wiig
Canandaigua
Actress of Ugly Betty and Soul Food
Vanessa Williams
Bronx
Original voice of Tigger
Paul Winchell
New York
CEO and founder of Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg
White Plains
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