Birth Place Matching "The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Leslie Grace

Actress | In the Heights

Leslie Grace Martínez is a Dominican-American actress and singer known for her roles as Nina Rosario from In the Heights and Barbara Gordon from the HBO Max film Batgirl, succeeding Yvonne Craig and Alicia Silverstone for the role. She had two albums and an extended play. She sang songs in both ...

2. Cara Buono

Actress | Stranger Things

As a young girl growing up in New York City, Cara Buono took her family's blue-collar work ethic and began to turn it into an acting career that would later lead not only to starring roles but to screenwriting and directing. With no help from friends, family or mentors, she went out on her own, ...

3. Ellen Barkin

Actress | The Fan

Offbeat, unconventionally pretty, and utterly mesmerizing, Ellen Barkin was born on April 16, 1954 in the Bronx, New York, to Evelyn (Rozin), a hospital administrator, and Sol Barkin, a chemical salesman. Her parents were both from Russian Jewish families. Raised in the South Bronx and Queens, New ...

4. Saoirse Ronan

Actress | Hanna

Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved back to Dublin, Ireland. Saoirse grew up in Dublin and briefly in Co. Carlow before moving back to Dublin ...

5. Jennifer Lopez

Producer | Hustlers

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969 in The Bronx, New York City, New York to teacher Lupe López & David López, a computer technician. The two Puerto Ricans were brought to the continental United States during their childhoods and, eventually, met while living in New York City. Their ...

6. Sylvia Sidney

Actress | Beetle Juice

Sylvia Sidney was born in The Bronx, New York City, on August 8, 1910 as Sophia Kosow to Jewish parents. Her father was born in Russia and her mother was born in Romania. They divorced not long after her birth. Her mother subsequently remarried and young Sophia was adopted by her stepfather, ...

7. Gabriel Macht

Actor | The Good Shepherd

Gabriel Macht is an American actor. He was born in the Bronx, New York, to Suzanne, a museum curator and archivist, and actor Stephen Macht. Gabriel has three siblings, and moved with his parents to California when he was young.

Gabriel had his first success on screen when he was 8-years-old. He was ...

8. Lindsay Lohan

Actress | Mean Girls

Lindsay Dee Lohan was born in New York City, on 2 July 1986, to Dina Lohan and Michael Lohan. She began her career at age three as a Ford model, and also made appearances in over sixty television commercials, including spots for The Gap, Pizza Hut, Wendy's, and Jell-O (opposite Bill Cosby). Lohan ...

9. Kerry Washington

Actress | Scandal

Kerry Washington is an African-American actress, television show producer and film director who is known for her roles in Scandal, Ray, the Tim Story Fantastic Four film series, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Confirmation, Django Unchained, Little Fires Everywhere, Cars 3 and The Last King of Scotland. She ...

10. Anne Bancroft

Actress | The Graduate

Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in The Bronx, NY, the middle daughter of Michael Italiano (1905-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1907-2010), a telephone operator. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) in 1952, and over the next five years appeared...

11. Rob Reiner

Actor | All in the Family

Robert Reiner was born in New York City, to Estelle Reiner (née Lebost) and Emmy-winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer Carl Reiner.

As a child, his father was his role model, as Carl Reiner created and starred in The Dick Van Dyke Show. Estelle was also an inspiration for him to become a ...

12. Lauren Bacall

Actress | To Have and Have Not

Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She was the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a ...

13. Cuba Gooding Jr.

Actor | Jerry Maguire

Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song "Everybody Plays The Fool". His ...

14. Stacey Dash

Actress | Clueless

Stacey Dash was born in the Bronx, New York. Stacy knew that she wanted to act, and from an early age began to act professionally. She made regular appearances on The Cosby Show (1984), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), and also St. Elsewhere (1982). At 21 she made her feature film debut in Enemy...

15. Lea Michele

Actress | Glee

Lea Michele Sarfati was born in the Bronx, New York to Edith Thomasina (Porcelli), a nurse, and Mark David Sarfati, a delicatessen owner-turned-real estate agent. Her mother is of Italian descent (from Rome and Naples), and her father is of Sephardi Jewish ancestry (from Turkey and Greece). Lea was...

16. Judd Hirsch

Actor | Independence Day

Judd Hirsch is an American actor from New York City. His main claim to fame is playing taxicab driver Alex Reiger in the hit sitcom "Taxi" (1978-1983). For this role, Hirsch twice won the "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series". He has since had a long career.

In 1935, ...

17. Karl Glusman

Actor | Love

Karl Glusman was born on January 3, 1988 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for Love (2015), The Neon Demon (2016) and Nocturnal Animals (2016). He has been married to Zoë Kravitz since June 29, 2019.

18. Kevin Corrigan

Actor | True Romance

A native of the Bronx, New York, Kevin Corrigan has been acting and writing since the age of 15. He made his film debut in Lost Angels (1989) and around that time, when he was just 17, his original play "The Boiler Room" was produced by the Young Playwrights Festival of New York. He has gone on to ...

19. Scott Cohen

Actor | The 10th Kingdom

Scott Cohen was born in the Bronx, New York, the son of a jazz musician, Jack Cohen. Scott's original aspirations were toward music - and to this day he remains an accomplished and talented pianist. Scott attended the State University of New York at New Paltz where a course in clowning led to the ...

20. Carl Reiner

Writer | The Dick Van Dyke Show

Carl Reiner is a legend of American comedy, who achieved great success as a comic actor, a director, producer and recording artist. He won nine Emmy Awards, three as an actor, four as a writer and two as a producer. He also won a Grammy Award for his album "The 2,000 Year Old Man", based on his ...

21. Richard Donner

Director | Superman

Richard Donner was born on April 24, 1930 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Superman (1978), Ladyhawke (1985) and Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (1980). He was married to Lauren Shuler Donner. He died on July 5, 2021 in Los Angeles, ...

22. Frank John Hughes

Actor | Band of Brothers

A native of the South Bronx, Frank John Hughes studied Jazz composition at the Berklee College of Music in Boston before moving back to New York to begin studying with legendary Russian method acting teacher Sonia Moore at her Studio of the Theatre. At the age of nineteen he became one of the ...

23. Martin Brest

Director | Scent of a Woman

Martin Brest was born on August 8, 1951 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Scent of a Woman (1992), Midnight Run (1988) and Beverly Hills Cop (1984).

24. Sal Mineo

Actor | Rebel Without a Cause

Salvatore (Sal) Mineo Jr. was born to Josephine and Sal Sr. (a casket maker), who emigrated to the U.S. from Sicily. His siblings were Michael, Victor and Sarina. Sal was thrown out of parochial school and, by age eight, was a member of a street gang in a tough Bronx neighborhood. His mother ...

25. Andrea Navedo

Actress | Remember Me

Andrea Navedo was born on October 10, 1969 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Remember Me (2010), Bright (2017) and Jane the Virgin (2014).

26. George A. Romero

Writer | Land of the Dead

George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and...

27. Vic Morrow

Actor | Combat!

Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While ...

28. Renée Taylor

Actress | The Nanny

Renée Taylor was born in the Bronx, New York to Frieda (née Silverstein) and Charles Wexler. She worked as a comedian in the early 1960s at the New York City nightclub Bon Soir. Her opening act was a then unknown Barbra Streisand. She earned notice for her portrayal of Eva Braun in Mel Brooks's The...

29. Amy Heckerling

Writer | Clueless

Amy Heckerling studied Film and TV at New York University and got a Masters Degree in Film from The American Film Institute. Despite this education she couldn't get a break in Hollywood. However, in 1982, she made Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), and people started to take notice. In 1985, ...

30. James Gregory

Actor | The Manchurian Candidate

New York-born James Gregory gave up a career as a stockbroker for one as an actor, and began on the Broadway stage. He made his film debut in 1948. Gregory specialized in playing loud, brash, tough cops or businessmen. One of his better roles was as the detective out to get Capone in Al Capone (...

31. Indya Moore

Actress | Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

Indya Moore is an actress, writer, director, model, social activist and founder of Beetlefruit Media, Inc., a production company focused on storytelling in various mediums. Born and raised in the Bronx, they have appeared in Vogue and OUT, as well as assignments for GQ, Gucci and Christian Dior. ...

32. Martin Balsam

Actor | All the President's Men

Martin Henry Balsam was born on November 4, 1919 in the Bronx, New York City, to Lillian (Weinstein) and Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of women's sportswear. He was the first-born child. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and his mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. ...

33. Alan J. Pakula

Producer | Sophie's Choice

Alan J. Pakula was an American film director, writer and producer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Best Director for All the President's Men (1976) and Best Adapted Screenplay for Sophie's Choice (1982).

He also directed Presumed Innocent (...

34. Tyler Alvarez

Actor | American Vandal

Tyler Alvarez was born on October 25, 1997 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for American Vandal (2017), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Blockbuster.

35. Diahann Carroll

Actress | Julia

One of television's premier African-American series stars, elegant actress, singer and recording artist Diahann Carroll was born Carol Diann (or Diahann) Johnson on July 17, 1935, in the Bronx, New York. The first child of John Johnson, a subway conductor, and Mabel Faulk Johnson, a nurse; music ...

36. Jack McGee

Actor | The Fighter

Jack McGee was born on February 2, 1949 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Fighter (2010), Gangster Squad (2013) and Basic Instinct (1992). He has been married to Stephanie since August 19, 1996.

37. Christopher Reid

Actor | House Party

Christopher Reid was born on April 5, 1964 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for House Party (1990), House Party 3 (1994) and Spec Ops: The Line (2012). He has been married to Kimberly Turner since June 19, 2004.

38. Richard S. Castellano

Actor | The Godfather

Bronx born, stocky Italian-American actor who only appeared in a handful of films, yet earned some degree of immortality for his role as the loyal Corleone capo "Peter Clemenza" teaching Al Pacino how to shoot a crooked police captain in the iconic gangster film The Godfather (1972). He was ...

39. Wolé Parks

Actor | Premium Rush

Wolé Parks was born on July 27, 1982 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Premium Rush (2012), Virtually (2019) and Superman & Lois (2021).

40. Tracy Morgan

Actor | 30 Rock

Tracy Morgan is an African-American comedian and actor from New York City who is known for playing Tracy Jordan from 30 Rock, Luiz from the Blue Sky Studios Rio franchise, Tray Barker from The Last O.G. and several roles on Saturday Night Live. He also was in Scoob, Fist Fight, G-Force, The ...

41. Nick Sandow

Actor | Orange Is the New Black

Nick Sandow is an American actor, writer, producer and director, best known for his role as Joe Caputo in Orange Is the New Black which earned him three SAG Awards. Other director credits include his first feature film and NYTimes Critic pick "Ponies" as well as multiple episodes of "Orange Is The ...

42. Billy Joel

Soundtrack | Oliver & Company

William Martin Joel is an American singer, pianist, composer and songwriter. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his single and signature song of the same name, he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the 1970s, having released 12 pop and rock studio albums from 1971...

43. Lionel Stander

Actor | Hart to Hart

Lionel Stander, the movie character actor with the great gravelly voice, was born on January 11th, 1908 in The Bronx borough of New York City. Stander's acting career was derailed when he was blacklisted during the 1950s after being exposed as a Communist Party member during the House Un-American ...

44. Reinaldo Marcus Green

Director | King Richard

Reinaldo Marcus Green was born in 1981 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for King Richard (2021), We Own This City (2022) and Monsters and Men (2018).

45. John Patrick Shanley

Writer | Moonstruck

John Patrick Shanley was born on October 3, 1950 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Moonstruck (1987), Doubt (2008) and Congo (1995).

46. Neil Simon

Writer | The Odd Couple

Neil Simon was born on July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The Odd Couple (1968), Murder by Death (1976) and The Goodbye Girl (1977). He was married to Elaine Joyce, Diane Lander, Marsha Mason and Joan Baim. He died on August 26, 2018 in ...

47. Chuck Zito

Actor | Homefront

Chuck Zito was born on March 1, 1953 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for Homefront (2013), Carlito's Way (1993) and The Rock (1996).

48. Carlo Imperato

Actor | Fame

Carlo Imperato was born on August 3, 1963 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Fame (1982), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and Crazylove (2005). He has been married to Angela Imperato since 2000. They have two children. He was previously married to Kimberly Green and Andrea ...

49. Paddy Chayefsky

Writer | Network

Author, producer, and composer who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from CCNY, then a Purple Heart during World War II while serving in the US Army. Joining ASCAP in 1955, his chief musical collaborators included George Bassman and Harry Warren. His popular-song compositions include "Marty" and ...

50. Roger Hill

Actor | The Warriors

Roger Hill was born on July 31, 1949 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Warriors (1979), The Leatherstocking Tales (1984) and Once Upon a Classic (1976). He died on February 20, 2014 in Bronx, New York City.


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