Birth Place Matching "Bedford, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


17 names.


1. Kate Mara

Actress | Fantastic Four

Kate Mara is an American actress. She starred in the Netflix political drama House of Cards (2013) as Zoe Barnes and appeared in the Fox TV series 24 (2001) as computer analyst Shari Rothenberg. She appeared in Brokeback Mountain (2005), We Are Marshall (2006), Shooter (2007), Transsiberian (2008), ...

2. Rooney Mara

Actress | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...

3. Felicity Huffman

Actress | Transamerica

Felicity toiled away for 20 years in ill fated television shows, Broadway plays and independent films in the shadow of her successful husband, actor William H Macy, then she got the part of Lynette Scavo in the television series Desperate Housewives and the film Transamerica resulting in a Golden ...

4. Gabourey Sidibe

Actress | Precious

Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), was born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is a former special education teacher who gave up her career and became a street performer/singer, while her father, Ibnou Sidibe, is a cab driver....

5. William Forsythe

Actor | The Devil's Rejects

Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against Forsythe's "villain", then you have your work cut ...

6. Vanessa Williams

Actress | Candyman

Born and raised in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, Vanessa Williams became a member of the New York City Opera's Children's Chorus at age 11. Vanessa then signed with a talent manager and booked her first audition, a commercial for Frito Lay. Her pattern for success clearly ...

7. Barnard Hughes

Actor | The Lost Boys

Emmy and Tony Award-winner Barnard Hughes forged a career as one of American's most successful character actors, equally at home and successful on stage, the silver screen, and television. Most of his success came after middle-age. He made his Broadway debut in 1939 in Mary McCarthy's "Please, Mrs....

8. Lil' Kim

Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!

Kimberly Denise Jones, was born on July 11, 1974, to parents Linwood Jones and Ruby Mae. She is of Native American and African American descent. Standing just 4 feet 11 inches tall Kimberly Jones seems much less than being just your average girl in the hood, but when "Lil' Kim" was introduced to ...

9. Michael J. Knowles

Actor | The Savant

Michael is an American actor and recent graduate of Yale University, where he earned the Seymour L. Lustman Prize for Outstanding Contribution to the Life of Arts in the College. Michael trained in acting at the Stella Adler Studio and with Wynn Handman at his legendary studio in New York City.

10. Fab 5 Freddy

Actor | Wild Style

Fab 5 Freddy was born on August 31, 1959 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Frederick Brathwaite. He is an actor and producer, known for Wild Style (1983), New Jack City (1991) and The Manchurian Candidate (2004).

11. Rebekah Paltrow Neumann

Producer | I Origins

Rebekah Paltrow Neumann is an American actress, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. Born and raised in New York, Rebekah attended The Horace Mann High School and went on to major in Business and Buddhism at Cornell University. Upon graduating, Rebekah was accepted into Solomon Smith Barney's Sales and ...

12. Ted Williams

Actor | The Game Done Changed

Ted Williams was born on September 22, 1957 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Game Done Changed (2017), My Crazy Ex (2014) and Houseless (2013).

13. Ann Bomann

Actress | Orson Welles' Great Mysteries

Ann Bomann was born on August 5, 1933 in Bedford, New York, USA as Ann Harden Bomann. She is an actress, known for Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973) and The Chicago Conspiracy Trial (1970).

14. Shirley Chisholm

Self | Shirley Chisholm for President

Shirley Chisholm was born on November 30, 1924 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Shirley Anita St. Hill. She was married to Arthur Hardwick Jr. and Conrad Chisholm. She died on January 1, 2005 in Ormond Beach, Florida, USA.

15. Jim Mooney

Art Department | Adventures Into Digital Comics

Began his long association with DC Comics in 1946 serving as a ghost artist for "Batman" and "Superboy" series.

16. James Aman Beckley

Ten Stories Tall

As of 2008, James works as a New York City real estate agent.

17. C. Fashion

Self | 106 & Park Top 10 Live

C. Fashion was born on May 29, 1982 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.


17 names.