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New York Famous Natives

A

  • Aaliyah singer
  • George Abbott producer
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar basketball player
  • Neil Abercrombie politician
  • George Abernethy first governor of Oregon
  • Bella Abzug women's rights leader, politician
  • Cornelius Rea Agnew physician, surgeon
  • Eliza Agnew missionary
  • Christina Aguilera singer
  • Danny Aiello actor
  • Marv Albert television, radio sportscaster
  • Ira Aldridge actor
  • William Alexander major general revolutionary war
  • Charles "Don" Alias jazz percussionist
  • Stephen "Steve" Allen television personality, actor, comedian
  • Woody Allen actor, director
  • Alexander Anderson illustrator
  • Brad Anderson cartoonist, creator Marmaduke comic strip
  • Michael Anderson columbia astronaut
  • Carmelo Anthony basketball player
  • Diane Arbus photographer
  • Kenneth Arrow economist
  • Ashanti singer, songwriter
  • Red Auerbach basketball coach
  • Phyllis Avery actress
  • Hank Azaria actor
B
  • George Babcock inventor
  • William Bliss Baker artist
  • Lucille Ball actress, comedian
  • Anne Bancroft actress
  • Christine Baranski actress
  • John Barry songwriter, singer
  • Noah Beery, Jr. actor
  • Harry Belafonte actor, singer
  • Pat Benatar singer
  • Moe Berg baseball player
  • Bonnie Blair olympic gold medalist
  • Yasmine Bleeth actress
  • Humphrey Bogart actor
  • Margaret Bourke-White photographer
  • Clara Bow actress
  • Riddick Bowe boxer
  • Barbara Boxer politician
  • James Walter Braddock boxer
  • Matthew Broderick actor
  • Mel Brooks actor, director, producer
  • William F. Buckley, Jr. author, commentator
  • Steve Buscemi actor
C
  • James Caan actor
  • James Cagney actor
  • Maria Callas opera singer
  • Al Capone gangster
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo jurist
  • Marian Carey singer
  • George Carlin comedian
  • Art Carney actor
  • Willis Haviland Carrier inventor
  • John Cassavetes actor, screenwriter, director
  • Jeff Chandler actor
  • Frank Chanfrau actor
  • Paddy Chayefsky playwright, screenwriter
  • Julie Chen news anchor, television host
  • Shirley Chisholm politician
  • Dick Clark television personality
  • Schuyler Colfax u s vice president
  • Sean Combs actor, rapper
  • Anderson Cooper television journalist
  • Peter Cooper inventor, industrialist
  • Aaron Copland composer
  • Bob Costas television sportscaster
  • Ann Coulter author, political commentator
  • Bob Cousy basketball player
  • Jim Creighton baseball player
  • Fanny Crosby hymn writer
  • Tom Cruise actor
  • George Cukor film director
  • Mario Cuomo politician
  • Tony Curtis actor

D

  • Claire Danes actress
  • Bobby Darin singer, actor
  • Marion Davies actress
  • Sammy Davis, Jr. singer, dancer, musician
  • Rosario Dawson actress, singer
  • Al D'Amato politician
  • Agnes de Mille choreographer
  • Robert De Niro actor
  • √Čamon de Valera prime minister of ireland
  • Samuel Delany author
  • Don DeLillo author
  • Jerry Denny baseball player
  • Neil Diamond singer, songwriter
  • Vin Diesel actor
  • Richard Dreyfuss actor
E
  • George Eastman inventor
  • Gertrude Ederle first woman to swim english channel
  • Gertrude Belle Elion inventor
F
  • Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. actor
  • Louis Farrakhan head of nation of islam
  • Morton Feldman composer
  • Richard Feynman physicist
  • Harvey Fierstein actor
  • Millard Fillmore u.s. president
  • Hamilton Fish politician
  • Henry M. Flagler real estate, railroad developer
  • Jane Fonda actress, activist
  • Peter Fonda actor
  • Malcolm Forbes publisher
  • Davy Force baseball player
  • Anthony Franciosa actor
  • Al Franken comedian, actor
  • Milton Friedman economist
  • John Frusciante musician
G
  • John Garfield actor
  • Art Garfunkel songwriter
  • Lou Gehrig baseball player
  • Sarah Gellar actress
  • Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) singer, songwriter
  • George Gershwin composer
  • Ira Gershwin lyricist
  • Vitas Gerulaitis tennis player
  • Mel Gibson actor
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg supreme court justice
  • Rudolph "Rudy" Giuliani III politician
  • Jackie Gleason actor, comedian
  • Whoopi Goldberg comedian, actress
  • Daniel Goldin nasa administrator
  • Cuba Gooding, Jr. actor
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin author, historian
  • Elliott Gould actor
  • Rocky Graziano boxer
  • Hank Greenberg baseball player
  • Alan Greenspan economist, federal reserve chairman
  • Melanie Griffith actress
  • Bob Guccione publisher
  • Maggie Gyllenhall actress

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