List of people from New York City

This is a list of famous people from New York City.

Native New Yorkers

The following were born in New York City. Some became famous after they moved away.

A

*Aaliyah - (1979-2001), R&B singer, Dancer, Fashion Model and Actress
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - basketball player
*George Abernethy - (1807-1877), first provisional governor of Oregoncite book | title = Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896 | publisher = Marquis Who's Who | location=Chicago | year = 1967]
*Bella Abzug - feminist activist and politician
*Garnett Adrain, (1815-1878), member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey
*Cornelius Rea Agnew, (1830-1888), noted ophthalmologist
*Eliza Agnew, (1807-1883), noted American Presbyterian missionary
*Christina Aguilera - singer
*Danny Aiello - actor
*Marv Albert - sports announcer
*Anne Revere Aldrich - (1866-1892), noted poet and author
*Ira Aldridge - (1805-1867), stage actor
*William Alexander (aka Lord Stirling), (1726-1783), American major general in the American Revolutionary Warcite book | title = Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896 | publisher = Marquis Who's Who | year = 1967]
*Andrew Jackson Allan, (1776-1853), noted actor, theatre director, and costumer
*Woody Allen - film director
*Rafer Alston - basketball player
*Alexander Andersen - illustrator
*Charles Anthon, classical scholar
*Carmelo Anthony - basketball player
*Diane Arbus - photographer
*Kenneth J. Arrow - economist; Nobel laureate (Economics, 1972)
*Beatrice Arthur - actress
*William H. Aspinwall - railroad promoter
*William Backhouse Astor, Sr. - businessman and member of the Astor family
*Red Auerbach - basketball coach
*Hank Azaria
*Aventura

B

*Lauren Bacall - actress
*William Bliss Baker - painter
*Anne Bancroft - actress
*Jeff Barry - songwriter and record producer
*Harry Belafonte - actor and singer
*Pat Benatar - singer
*Moe Berg - baseball player and spy
*Des Bishop - comedian
*David Blaine - magician
*Yasmine Bleeth - actress
*Humphrey Bogart - film actor
*Margaret Bourke-White - photographer
*Clara Bow - actress
*Riddick Bowe - boxer
*Barbara Boxer - Senator from California
*James J. Braddock - boxer (aka 'Cinderella Man')
*Matthew Broderick - actor
*Mel Brooks - film director
*Julia Brown - madam and prostitute
*Larry Brown - basketball player and coach
*Steve Buscemi - actor

C

*James Caan - actor
*Joseph A. Califano - former Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare
*Maria Callas - opera singer
*Al Capone - gangster
*Benjamin Cardozo - Supreme Court Justice
*Hugh Carey - governor of New York
*George Carlin - comedian
*John Cassavetes - actor
*Phoebe Cates- actress
*Jeff Chandler - actor
*Frank Chanfrau - actor
*Paddy Chayefsky - author
*Maury Chaykin -actor
*Julie Chen - anchorwoman
*Edmund A. Chester - television executive & journalist
*Shirley Chisholm - politician
*Schuyler Colfax - Vice President of the United States
*Anderson Cooper - CNN anchorman
*Peter Cooper - inventor
*Aaron Copland - composer
*Bob Costas - sports announcer
*Bob Cousy - basketball player
*Ann Coulter - political pundit
*James Creighton, major league baseball playercite book |editor=Reichler, Joseph L.| title=The Baseball Encyclopedia |origyear=1969 |edition= 4th edition |year= 1979|publisher= Macmillan Publishing |location= New York|language= |id= ISBN 0-02-578970-8 ]
*George Cukor - film director
*Mario Cuomo - governor of New York
*Tony Curtis - actor

D

*Claire Danes - actress
*Lloyd Daniels - basketball player
*Ron Dante - singer, songwriter, and record producer
*Bobby Darin - singer, entertainer, actor, songwriter
*Marion Davies - actress
*Sammy Davis, Jr. - singer and entertainer
*Rosario Dawson - actress
*Al D'Amato - politician
*Dorothy Day - Catholic social activist
*Robert De Niro - actor
*Eamon de Valera - Prime Minister of Ireland
*Willy DeVille (1950–), singer
*Samuel R. Delany - author and critic
*Don DeLillo - author
*Jerry Denny, major league baseball player
*Neil Diamond - singer and composer
*P. Diddy - rap artist
*Vin Diesel - actor
*Phoebe Doty - prostitute and madam
*Kirk Douglas - actor
*Joseph Dunninger - mentalist
*Richard Dreyfuss - actor
*De La Ghetto - Spanish rapper

E

*Gertrude Ederle - swimmer
*Mario Elie - basketball player
*Duke Ellington - jazz musician
*Emmy Rossum - Singer/Actress
*Eru - Singer (Korea)

F

*Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. - actor
*Louis Farrakhan - Leader of the nation of islam
*Morton Feldman - Composer
*Richard Feynman - Nobel Prize-winning physicist
*50 Cent - rap artist
*Harvey Fierstein - actor
*Hamilton Fish - governor of New York and Secretary of State
*Jane Fonda - actress
*Peter Fonda - actor
*Malcolm Forbes - publisher
*Davy Force - major league baseball player
*Anthony Franciosa - actor
*Al Franken - comedian and radio host, (actually born in New Jersey)
*Milton Friedman - economist
*John Frusciante - musician, artist
*Bobby Flay - Chef
*Whitey Ford - pitcher for the New York Yankees

G

*John Garfield - actor
*Art Garfunkel - songwriter
*Lou Gehrig - baseball player
*George Gershwin - composer
*Ira Gershwin - lyricist
*Vitas Gerulaitis - tennis player
*Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Supreme Court Justice
*Rudolph Giuliani - mayor of New York
*Jackie Gleason - comedian
*Whoopi Goldberg - comedian and actress
*Daniel S. Goldin - NASA director
*Cuba Gooding Jr. - actor
*Doris Kearns Goodwin - author
*Victor Gotbaum - labor leader
*Elliott Gould - actor
*Rocky Graziano - boxer (real name Thomas Rocco Barbella)
*Hank Greenberg - baseball player
*Alan Greenspan - economist, former Federal Reserve Chairman
*Melanie Griffith - actress
*Bob Guccione - publisher
*Peggy Guggenheim - art collector
*Maggie Gyllenhaal - actress

H

*Armand Hammer - industrialist and philanthropist
*Oscar Hammerstein II - composer
*Frank Hankinson - major league baseball playercite book |editor=Reichler, Joseph L.| title=The Baseball Encyclopedia |origyear=1969 |edition= 4th edition |year= 1979|publisher= Macmillan Publishing |location= New York|language= |id= ISBN 0-02-578970-8 ]
*W. Averell Harriman - diplomat and governor of New York
*Francis L. Hawks, reverend
*Susan Hayward - actress
*Rita Hayworth - actress
*Anthony Hecht - poet
*Carol Heiss - Olympic figure skater (silver 1956, gold 1960)
*Joseph Heller - author
*Jim Hellwig - (Warrior) pro wrestler
*Lance Henriksen - actor

*Peter Cooper Hewitt - inventor
*Hildegarde - American cabaret singer
*Gregory Hines - dancer and actor
*Judd Hirsch - actor
*Lena Horne - singer
*Edward Everett Horton - actor
*Tab Hunter - actor
*Moe, Curly and Shemp Howard - the Three Stooges

I

*Washington Irving - author

J

*Wolfman Jack - aka Robert Weston Smith, radio personality
*Henry James - author
*William James - philosopher
*John Jay - governor of New York and Supreme Court Chief Justice
*Jay-Z - rap artist
*Ja Rule - rap artist
*Billy Joel - singer
*David Johansen - singer, songwriter, actor
*Scarlett Johansson - actress
*Daniel M. Johnson "The Untouchable DJ Drastic" - DJ, music industry professional, and radio presenter
*Kimberly Denise Jones "Lil Kim" - rapper
*Nasir Jones - rap artist
*Norah Jones - singer
*Michael Jordan - basketball player
*William Joyce - Nazi broadcaster ("Lord Haw-Haw")

K

*Philip Mayer Kaiser - U.S. Diplomat
*Danny Kaye - actor and comedian
*Lenny Kaye - guitarist
*Thomas Kean - governor of New Jersey
*Harvey Keitel - actor
*Jerome Kern - composer
*Alicia Keys - R&B singer
*Calvin Klein - fashion designer
*Owen Kline- actor/filmmaker
*Ed Koch - mayor of New York City
*E. L. Konigsburg - author
*C. Everett Koop - physician
*Lenny Kravitz - singer
*Stanley Kubrick - film director
*William Kunstler - lawyer
*Tony Kushner - playwright

L

*Fiorello La Guardia - mayor of New York
*Veronica Lake - actress
*Andrew Lalka - politician
*Jake LaMotta - boxer
*Burt Lancaster - actor
*Martin Landau - actor
*Diane Lane - actress
*Cyndi Lauper - singer
*Ralph Lauren - fashion designer
*Emma Lazarus - author and poet
*Steve Lawrence - singer
*Madeleine L'Engle - author
*Joe E. Lewis - comedian
*Roy Lichtenstein - artist
*John Lindsay - mayor of New York
*Peggy Lipton - actress
*Robert R. Livingston - Founding Father and diplomat
*Vince Lombardi - American football coach
*Lindsay Lohan - actress and singer
*Jennifer Lopez - singer and actress
*Lucky Luciano - gangster
*Sid Luckman - football player and coach
*Frankie Lyman - Singer
*Derek Lee - baseball player

M

*Frank McCourt - author
*Bernard Malamud - author
*Melissa Manchester - singer
*Barry Manilow - singer, songwriter, musician
*Mike Mansfield - Senator from Montana
*Stephon Marbury - professional basketball player
*Constantine Maroulis - American Idol finalist
*Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo and Gummo Marx - the Marx Brothers
*Walter Matthau - actor
*John Cardinal McCloskey - first American Cardinal, Archbishop of New York
*Herman Melville - author
*Yehudi Menuhin - violinist
*Ethel Merman - singer and actress
*Robert Merrill - singer
*Adeline Miller - prostitute and madam
*Arthur Miller - playwright
*Marcus Miller - bassist and composer
*Sienna Miller - actress
*Sal Mineo - actor
*John Joseph Mitty - Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco
*Isaac Mizrahi - fashion designer
*Mary Tyler Moore - actress and producer
*Tom Morello - guitarist
*Gouverneur Morris - Founding Father and Senator
*Zero Mostel - actor and comedian
*Chris Mullin - basketball player
*Charlie and Eddie Murphy - actors and comedians

N

* Nordstrom Sisters - American sister act, international cabaret singers
* Dagmar Nordstrom - American composer, pianist, one of The Nordstrom Sisters

O

*Keith Olbermann - MSNBC anchor and journalist
*Eugene O'Neill - playwright
*Robert Oppenheimer - physicist; 'father of the atomic bomb'
*Bill O'Reilly - Fox News anchor and journalist

P

*Al Pacino - actor
*Joe Paterno - football coach
*James Patterson - novelist
*Amanda Peet - actress
*Richard Pelham - blackface performer
*Claiborne Pell - Senator from Rhode Island
*Sam Perkins - basketball player
*Lip Pike - major league baseball player
*Chaim Potok - author
*Bud Powell - jazz pianist
*Colin Powell - army general and Secretary of State
*Priscilla Presley - actress
*Tito Puente - band leader
*Mario Puzo - author

R

*Johnny Ramone, Joey Ramone and Marky Ramone - punk rock musicians
*Lou Reed - rock musician, songwriter
*Christopher Reeve - actor
*Paul Reiser - actor
*Ed Rendell - former Mayor of Philadelphia, Governor of Pennsylvania
*Charles E. Rice - legal scholar, university professor
*Buddy Rich - jazz drummer
*Burton Richter - Nobel Prize-winning physicist
*Thelma Ritter - actress
*Laurance Rockefeller - conservationist and philanthropist
*Winthrop Rockefeller - governor of Arkansas
*Norman Rockwell - artist
*Alex Rodriguez - baseball player
*Sonny Rollins - jazz saxophonist
*Ray Romano - actor
*Mickey Rooney - actor
*Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady and human rights activist
*Theodore Roosevelt - President of the United States
*Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg - convicted spy
*Julius Rosenberg - convicted spy
*Mercedes Ruehl - actress
*Art Rust Jr - Sportcaster
*Louis Rukeyser - business columnist; economic commentator

*Carl Sagan - physicist and astronomer
*J. D. Salinger - author
*Jonas Salk - medical researcher
*John Salley - basketball player
*Adam Sandler- actor, comedian
*Claudio Sanchez - Musician
*Francesco Scavullo - photographer
*Dick Schaap - journalist
*Vincent Schiavelli - actor
*Sandra Schnur - Disability rights activist
*Rick Schroder - actor
*Charles Schumer - Senator
*Julius Schwartz - comic book editor
*Martin Scorsese - film director
*Vin Scully - sports radio announcer
*Jerry Seinfeld - comedian
*Maurice Sendak - author and illustrator
*Malik Sealy - basketball player
*John Serry, Sr. - Concert Accordionist, Organist, Composer, Arranger
*Elizabeth Ann Seton - widow mother, Catholic nun, founder of the Sisters of Charity, first native-born United States citizen canonized
*Tupac Shakur - rap artist
*Artie Shaw - band leader
*Judith Sheindlin - judge (aka 'Judge Judy')
*Daniel Sickles - Civil War general
*Bugsy Siegel - gangster
*Jules Siegel - author
*Beverly Sills - opera singer
*Ron Silver - actor, radio show host
*Robert Silverberg - author
*Carly Simon - singer, songwriter
*Neil Simon - playwright
*John Slidell - Senator from Louisiana and Confederate diplomat
*Al Smith - governor of New York and presidential candidate
*Phoebe Snow - singer, songwriter
*Stephen Sondheim - songwriter
*Mickey Spillane - author
*Eliot Spitzer - governor of New York State
*Sylvester Stallone - actor
*Barbara Stanwyck - actress
*Joe Start - major league baseball player
*John Stevens - delegate to Continental Congress for New Jersey
*Julia Stiles - actress
*Henry L. Stimson - politician and diplomat
*Oliver Stone - film director
*Susan Strasberg - actress
*Robert Strassburg - Composer, Musicologist, Conductor
*Barbra Streisand - singer and actress

T

*Studs Terkel - author
*Irving Thalberg - film producer
*Johnny Thunders - rock musician
*Gene Tierney - actress
*Louis Comfort Tiffany - artist
*Marisa Tomei - actress
*Joe Torre - baseball player and coach
*Donald Trump - businessman
*Barbara Tuchman - historian; author
*Gene Tunney - 1926-28 heavyweight boxing champion
*John V. Tunney - former U.S. Senator
*John Turturro - actor
*William Tweed - politician
*Mike Tyson - professional boxerJamaal Tinsley - basketball player

U

*Leslie Uggams - singer; actress
*Hikaru Utada - musician

V

*Andrew Vachss - lawyer and author
*Cornelius Vanderbilt - businessman
*Luther Vandross - singer

W

*Christopher Walken - actor
*Jimmy Walker - mayor of New York City
*Christopher Wallace - rapper
*Eli Wallach - actor
*Fats Waller - jazz pianist
*Vera Wang - fashion designer
*Sigourney Weaver - actor
*Steven Weinberg - Nobel Prize-winning physicist
*Eric West - actor, pop singer
*Leslie West - rock musician
*Mae West - actress
*Nathanael West - author
*Edith Wharton - author
*Billy Whitlock - blackface performer
*Charles Wilkes -naval officer and explorer
*Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney - sculptor and art patron
*Lenny Wilkens - basketball player and coach
*Vanessa L. Williams - singer and actress

Y

*Tony Yayo - rap artist

Non-Native New Yorkers

These people were not born in New York City but are or were well-known for living there.

A

*Samuel Adler, rabbi, born in Worms, Germany
*William Adams, born in Colchester, Connecticut, one of the founders and later the president of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York
*Frederick Styles Agate, born in England, noted painter.
*Thomas Peter Akers, born in Knox County, Ohio, vice president of the gold board
*Jason Alexander - television actor, born in Newark, New Jersey
*Jennifer Aniston- comedienne, actress, born in Sherman Oaks, California
*Chester A. Arthur - President of the United States, born in Fairfield, Vermont
*Isaac Asimov - author, born in Russia
*John Jacob Astor - First multimillionaire of the US, born in Germany

B

*Lucille Ball - comedienne, actress, born in Jamestown, New York
*Count Basie - jazz pianist and band leader, born in Red Bank, New Jersey
*Irving Berlin - composer, lyricist, born in Russia
*Lewis Black - comedian, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
*Michael Bloomberg - businessman and mayor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
*Marlon Brando, Jr. - actor, born in Omaha, Nebraska
*Brandy - singer, born in Mississippi
*Tom Brokaw - television news anchor, born in Webster, South Dakota
*Orestes Brownson - writer, abolitionist, pro-labor reformer, Catholic apologist, born in Stockbridge, Vermont
*William F. Buckley, Jr. - author and conservative commentator, born in Mexico City, Mexico

C

*Mariah Carey - singer, born on Long Island, New York
*Wendy Carlos - musician, born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
*Stokely Carmichael - political activist, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
*Art Carney - actor, born in Mount Vernon, New York
*Enrico Caruso - opera tenor, born in Naples, Italy
*Willa Cather - author, born in Back Creek Valley, Virginia
*Connie Chung - anchorwoman, born in Washington, D.C.
*Dick Clark - entertainer, born in Mount Vernon, New York
*DeWitt Clinton - Senator and Governor of New York, born in Napanoch, New York
*George M. Cohan - entertainer, born in Providence, Rhode Island
*Anthony Comstock - reformer, born in New Canaan, Connecticut
*Bill Cosby - actor/comedian, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*Billy Crawford - singer, born in Manila, Philippines
*Fanny Crosby - hymn writer, born in Southeast, New York
*Tom Cruise - actor, born in Syracuse, New York
*Bill Cullen - radio host, born in Pennsylvania

D

*Lorenzo Da Ponte - librettist to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and professor of Italian at Columbia University, born in Ceneda, Italy
*Marlene Dietrich - actress, born in Berlin, Germany
*Joe DiMaggio - professional baseball player, born in Martinez, California
*George Washington Dixon - performer, newspaper editor
*David Dinkins - former mayor of New York City, born in Trenton, New Jersey
*Frederick Douglass - abolitionist, born in Maryland
*Francis P. Duffy - priest of the Archdiocese of New York, World War I chaplain to 69th New York ("The Fighting 69th"), born in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
*Bob Dylan - singer/songwriter, born in Duluth, Minnesota

E

*Edward Cardinal Egan - Cardinal Archbishop of New York, born in Oak Park, Illinois
*Patrick Ewing - former NBA All-Star center, born in Jamaica
*"Emmy" Rossum (Emmanuelle Grey) - musician / actress born in New York City New YorkFact|date = May 2008

F

*Millard Fillmore - President of the United States, born in Summerhill, New York
*Bobby Fischer - chess champion, born in Chicago, Illinois
*Ella Fitzgerald - jazz singer, born in Virginia, lived in Yonkers, New York
*Steve Forbes - publisher, born in Morristown, New Jersey
*Felix Frankfurter - US Supreme Court Associate Justice, born in Vienna, Austria
*Henry Clay Frick - businessman, born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

G

*Greta Garbo - actress, born in Stockholm, Sweden
*Dizzy Gillespie - jazz trumpet player, born in South Carolina

H

*Thomas S. Hamblin - actor, manager of the Bowery Theatre
*Alexander Hamilton - Founding Father, born in the West Indies
*Townsend Harris - first US diplomat in Japan, one of the founders of CCNY, born in Sandy Hill, New York
*Deborah Harry - singer, actress, born in Union City, New Jersey
*Carlton Hayes - history professor at Columbia University, ambassador to Spain, born at Afton, New York
*O. Henry - author, born in North Carolina
*Tommy Hilfiger - fashion designer, born in Elmira, New York
*Herman Hollerith - inventor, born in Buffalo, New York
*Ian Hornak - realist painter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*Langston Hughes - poet, born in Joplin, Missouri

I

J

*Kevin James - actor, born on Long Island, New York
*Peter Jennings - television news anchor, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
*Derek Jeter - professional baseball player, born in New Jersey

K

*Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - first lady, born in Southampton, New York
*Tom Kennedy - game show host
*Lisa Kudrow - actress, born in Encino, California

L

*John Layfield - professional wrestler, born in Sweetwater, Texas
*Heath Ledger - actor, born in Perth, Western Australia
*Spike Lee - film director, born in Atlanta, Georgia
*John Lennon - singer/songwriter, born in Liverpool, England
*Pierre Lorillard IV - businessman and founder of tobacco company, born in Westchester, New York

M

*Ralph Macchio actor, born on Long Island, New York
*Ali MacGraw - actress, born in Pound Ridge, New York
*Earl Manigault - basketball player, born in Charleston, South Carolina
*Mickey Mantle - professional baseball player, born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma
*Dean Martin - singer, born in Ohio
*Ricky Martin - singer, born in Puerto Rico
*Willie Mays - baseball hall of famer, born in Alabama
*John Cardinal McCloskey - first American born cardinal, born in City of Brooklyn, New York
*John McEnroe - professional tennis player, born in Germany
*Zubin Mehta - orchestra conductor, born in Bombay, India
*Bette Midler - singer and actress, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
*The Misshapes - DJs and party hosts
*Moondog (Louis Hardin) - eccentric street musician & poet, born in Kansas
*Garry Moore - TV show host and producer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
*John Pierpont Morgan - businessman, born in Hartford, Connecticut
*Robert Moses - NYC urban planner and developer, born in New Haven, Connecticut

N

*Joe Namath - professional football player, born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

O

*Soledad O'Brien - CNN anchorwoman, born in Saint James, New York
*John Joseph O'Connor - Roman Catholic Cardinal Archbishop of New York, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*Rosie O'Donnell - comedian, born on Long Island, New York
*Yoko Ono - artist/musician, born in Tokyo, Japan
*Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, born in Sherman Oaks, California.

P

*Ronald Perelman - investor, owner of Revlon, born in Greensboro, North Carolinacite book | title=When Money Is King| last=Hack| first=Richard| year=1996| pages = 1-4,9|publisher=Dove Books| location=Beverly Hills, CA| isbn=0-7871-1033-7]
*Itzhak Perlman - violinist, born in Jaffa, Israel
*David Hyde Pierce - actor, born in Saratoga Springs, New York

Q

R

*Tony Randall - actor, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
*Dan Rather - television news anchor, born in Wharton, Texas
*Chris Rock - comedian, born in Andrews, South Carolina
*John D. Rockefeller - businessman, born in Richford, New York
*Richard Rodgers - composer, born on Long Island, New York
*Andrew Rooney - CBS 60 Minutes commentator, born in Albany, New York
*Franklin D. Roosevelt - President of the United States, born in Hyde Park, New York
*Dräco Rosa - composer, singer, and actor, born on Long Island, New York
*Babe Ruth - professional baseball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland

*Telly Savalas - actor, born on Long Island, New York
*Fulton J. Sheen - Catholic bishop, author, TV show host, born in El Paso, Illinois
*Bobby Short - jazz musician, born in Danville, Illinois
*Paul Simon - songwriter, born in Newark Heights, New Jersey
*Frank Sinatra - singer, born in Hoboken, New Jersey
*Upton Sinclair - author, born in Baltimore, Maryland
*Patti Smith - singer and poet, born in Chicago
*Francis Cardinal Spellman - Roman Catholic Cardinal Archbishop of New York, born in Whitman, Massachusetts
*Wilhelm Steinitz - world chess champion, born in Prague, Czech Republic
*Howard Stern - radio personality, born in Roosevelt, New York
*Sting - rock star, born in England
*Jon Stewart - comedian, born in Lawrence Township, Mercer County, New Jersey
*Martha Stewart - home interior designer, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
*Lee Strasberg - acting teacher, born in Budaniv, Ukraine
*Meryl Streep - actress, born in Summit, New Jersey
*Ned Stuart - producer-actor-operatic lyric baritone, born in Exeter, England

T

*Samuel J. Tilden - presidential candidate, born in New Lebanon, New York
*Daniel D Tompkins - Vice President of the United States, born in Westchester County

U

V

*Martin Van Buren - US President, born in Kinderhook, New York
*Suzanne Vega - singer, songwriter, born in Santa Monica, California
*Jon Voight - actor, born in Yonkers, New York

W

*Barbara Walters - anchorwoman, born in Boston, Massachusetts
*Andy Warhol - artist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
*Denzel Washington - actor, born in Mount Vernon, New York
*Walt Whitman - poet, author, born on Long Island, New York
*Jayson Williams - basketball player, born in Ritter, South Carolina

X

Y

Z

References

ee also

*List of Long Islanders

External links

* [http://www.citylore.org/cl_hall-07.html City Lore's People's Hall of Fame]


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