Birth Place Matching "Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


27 names.


1. Christopher Walken

Actor | Catch Me If You Can

Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978), and has been seen in mostly character roles, often ...

2. Robert Davi

Actor | Licence to Kill

Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist.

From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in "The Goonies" and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in "Licence to Kill" to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in" Die Hard" or Al Torres in ...

3. Patrick McGoohan

Actor | The Prisoner

Though born in America, Irish actor Patrick McGoohan rose to become the number-one British TV star in the 1950s to 1960s era. His parents moved to Ireland when he was very young and McGoohan acquired a neutral accent that sounds at home in British or American dialogue. He was an avid stage actor ...

4. Tony Bennett

Soundtrack | War of the Worlds

Tony Bennett, one of the legends of jazz and popular music who served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century, is now giving another concert tour across the United States and Europe.

He was born Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926, in ...

5. Ethel Merman

Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman surely is the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having ...

6. Gordon Willis

Cinematographer | Zelig

Gordon Willis was an American cinematographer. He is best known for his work on Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather series as well as Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977) and Manhattan (1979).

His work in the first two Godfather films turned out to be groundbreaking in its use of low-light photography ...

7. Peggy Miley

Actress | Star Trek: Insurrection

Peggy Miley was born on July 5, 1941 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), Bandits (2001) and The Back-up Plan (2010).

8. Melanie Martinez

Director | Melanie Martinez: Mad Hatter

Melanie Adele Martinez (born April 28, 1995) is an American singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez auditioned for the American television vocal talent show The Voice and became a member of Team Adam. Within the fifth week, she was eliminated which subsequently led to her beginning independent work...

9. George Katt

Actor | Blindspot

George Katt, a versatile and award-winning actor, was born and raised in New York City. He began his training and career on the New York City stages and in theater.

His dedication to his craft and his ability to transform into a diversity of characters have earned him much success in film with ...

10. Iris Apfel

Self | Iris

Iris Apfel was born on August 29, 1921 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

11. Harry Ford

Camera Department | Carlito's Way

Episode 1 in season 5 of the TV Series "OZ" is made in memory of Harry S. Ford (mentioned in the ending credits).

12. Roy Carlo

Director | Umberto D.

Roy Carlo was born on September 24, 1959 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Umberto D. (2019), Stealing Chanel (2015) and The Compulsive Traveler (2003).

13. Frank Bonsangue

Transportation Department | The Avengers

Frank Bonsangue also known as Frankie the butcher was born and raised in Astoria, Queens. He has appeared in many Films, TV shows and commercials. He has also appeared in many cooking shows including the Food Networks Hot Off The Grill Show with Bobby Flay as a series regular, Frankie The Butcher, ...

14. Joe Caniano

Actor | The Sopranos

Joe Caniano began acting later in life. Caniano first studied under Joie Lee (sister of acclaimed director Spike Lee), and was later discovered by Sopranos star Michael Imperioli. Soon after studying at Imperioli's theater, Studio Dante, Caniano landed the part of Teddy Spirodakis in season 6 of "...

15. Dominick Sivilli

Camera Department | Mauvaises TĂȘtes (Bad Heads)

Dominick Sivilli was born on January 20, 1987 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Mauvaises Têtes (Bad Heads) (2015), Broken Crystal (2014) and Calicoon.

16. Dave Bossert

Visual Effects | Spider-Man

Dave Bossert was born on August 15, 1960 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as David Anthony Bossert. He is known for his work on Spider-Man (2002), Hercules (1997) and Cinderella (1950). He is married to Nancy Levey-Bossert. They have two children.

17. Kelly Karavites

Boardwalk Empire

New York based actor Kelly Karavites was born in Astoria, Queens, New York City to a large Greek family involved in what else, the diner business. After serving 2 years in the U.S. Army as an enlisted man he was appointed by his congressman and the Secretary of the Army to cadet at the United ...

18. Jesse Grey Walken

Actor | Snide and Prejudice

Jesse Grey Walken was born on October 3, 1969 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and art director, known for Snide and Prejudice (1997), Secret Agent 420 (2005) and Get a Job (1998).

19. Angela Martin

Actress | Annie

Angela Martin was born in 1942 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Angel Mignanelli. She was an actress, known for Annie (1982) and Rapunzel Let Down Your Hair (1978). She died on April 3, 2004 in Elmhurst, Queens.

20. John Brody

Actor | DeVanity

John Brody was born on November 24, 1972 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as John Patrick Brody. He is an actor, known for DeVanity (2011), Crucifix Wizard (2008) and Greed (2006).

21. Al Oerter

Self | The Way It Was

Al Oerter was born on September 19, 1936 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Alfred Adolf Oerter Jr. He was married to Cathy Carroll and Corinne Benedetto. He died on October 1, 2007 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA.

22. Edward Tonkin

Camera Department | Little Murders

23. Rick Kent

Actor | Blood from a Stone

Rick Kent was born on June 4, 1958 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Blood from a Stone (2010), House of the Dead 2 (2005) and Overachievers (2005).

24. Vincent Reardon

My Father's Will

Attended The City College of New York.

25. Don Biller

Camera Department | Hanky Panky

26. Anthony Peralo

Music Department | God Has a Rap Sheet

Professional Jazz/Rock Drummer who played on God Has a Rap Sheet (2003) with the band "Sacred groove posse". He studied with Jazz legend Adam Nussbaum.

He has a brown belt in Judo and s a second cousin of Rock great Carmine Appice.

27. William E. Corcoran

Actor | People I Know

William E. Corcoran was born on February 4, 1959 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for People I Know (2002).


27 names.