Famous People Born In Brooklyn

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 1 
Michael Jordan
(Basketball player)

Michael Jordan
84
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 2 
Adam Sandler
(Known for His Leading Roles in Auteur Films)

Adam Sandler
70
Birthdate: September 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 
Aaliyah
(Best Known as 'Princess of R&B' & 'Queen of Urban Pop')

Aaliyah
85
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 25, 2001

 4 
Anne Hathaway
(Academy Award-Winning Actress)

Anne Hathaway
49
Birthdate: November 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 5 

Eddie Murphy
30
Birthdate: April 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 
The Notorious B.I.G.
(One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)

The Notorious B.I.G.
52
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 9, 1997
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 
Jay-Z
(One of the Most Influential Hip-Hop Artists in History)

Jay-Z
47
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 
Marisa Tomei
(Actress)

Marisa Tomei
26
Birthdate: December 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 
Barbra Streisand
(Singer & Actress)

Barbra Streisand
42
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus

 10 
Jerry Seinfeld
(Actor & Stand-up Comedian)

Jerry Seinfeld
50
Birthdate: April 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 11 

Jean-Michel Basquiat
15
Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 12, 1988

 12 
Carl Sagan
(Astronomer, Astrophysicist)

Carl Sagan
12
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 20, 1996

 13 
Rita Hayworth
(Actress, Dancer)

Rita Hayworth
11
Birthdate: October 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 14, 1987
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 
Larry David
(Best Known as The Cocreator of The Television series 'Seinfeld' & as The Star of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm')

Larry David
20
Birthdate: July 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 15 
Alan Arkin
(Actor, Director & Screenwriter)

Alan Arkin
3
Birthdate: March 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries

 16 
Barbara Stanwyck
(Actress known for her strong, realistic screen presence and versatility.)

Barbara Stanwyck
9
Birthdate: July 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 20, 1990
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 17 
Bebe Rexha
(Pop Singer)

Bebe Rexha
17
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 

Steve Buscemi
12
Birthdate: December 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 19 
Carmelo Anthony
(Basketball player)

Carmelo Anthony
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 20 
Bernie Sanders
(United States Senator from Vermont (SInce 2007))

Bernie Sanders
37
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 21 
Joan Rivers
(Comedian and the First Woman to Host a Late Night TV Talk Show 'The Late Show')

Joan Rivers
14
Birthdate: June 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 4, 2014

 22 
Cyndi Lauper
(Singer-Songwriter who Ruled the Billboard Hot 100 with Tracks Like ‘She Bop’ and ‘True Colors’)

Cyndi Lauper
27
Birthdate: June 22, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 23 

Jennifer Esposito
14
Birthdate: April 11, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 24 
Milton Friedman
(American economist and statistician who received the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history.)

Milton Friedman
10
Birthdate: July 31, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 16, 2006
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 25 
Leah Remini
(Actress)

Leah Remini
19
Birthdate: September 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 26 
Mos Def
(Rapper, Actor)

Mos Def
3
Birthdate: December 11, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 27 
Jerry Stiller
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role in the Comedy Series 'Seinfeld' and ‘The King of Queens’)

Jerry Stiller
9
Birthdate: June 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 11, 2020
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 28 
Chuck Schumer
(Politician)

Chuck Schumer
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 29 
Jimmy Kimmel
(Television Host)

Jimmy Kimmel
12
Birthdate: November 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 30 
Larry King
(The Host of The Nightly Interview Television Program 'Larry King Live')

Larry King
20
Birthdate: November 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 23, 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 31 
Al Capone
(Gangster - Co-founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit')

Al Capone
40
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 25, 1947
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 
George Gershwin
(Composer, Pianist)

George Gershwin
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 11, 1937

 33 

Mickey Rooney
11
Birthdate: September 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 6, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 34 

Michael K. Williams
34
Birthdate: November 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 6, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 
Mae West
(Actress)

Mae West
5
Birthdate: August 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 22, 1980
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 36 
Gilbert Gottfried
(Stand-up comedian, Actor)

Gilbert Gottfried
2
Listed In:
Birthdate: February 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 12, 2022

 37 

Richard Dreyfus
4
Birthdate: October 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 38 
Sandy Koufax
(Baseball player)

Sandy Koufax
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 39 
Judith Sheindlin
(TV personality)

Judith Sheindlin
13
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 40 
Abraham Maslow
(Psychologist)

Abraham Maslow
3
Birthdate: April 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 8, 1970

 41 

Jimmy Smits
5
Birthdate: July 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 42 
Michael Jai White
(The First African American to Portray a Major Comic Book Superhero in a Major Motion Picture)

Michael Jai White
12
Birthdate: November 10, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 43 
Lou Ferrigno
(Retired Professional Bodybuilder and Actor Known for his Titular Role in the TV series ‘The Incredible Hulk’)

Lou Ferrigno
4
Birthdate: November 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 44 
Chuck Connors
(Famous for His Portrayal of ‘Lucas McCain’ in the ABC series ‘The Rifleman’)

Chuck Connors
9
Birthdate: April 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 10, 1992
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 45 
Nia Long
(Actress)

Nia Long
7
Birthdate: October 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 46 
Anthony Ramos
(Actor, Singer-songwriter)

Anthony Ramos
32
Birthdate: November 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 47 
Edie Falco
(Actress)

Edie Falco
8
Birthdate: July 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 2'2" (66 cm)

 48 
Young M.A
(Rapper)

Young M.A
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries

 49 
Priscilla Presley
(Entrepreneur, Ex-wife of Elvis Presley)

Priscilla Presley
24
Birthdate: May 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 50 
Barry Manilow
(Best Known for His Hits "Could It Be Magic", "Mandy", "I Write the Songs")

Barry Manilow
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini