Famous People From New York

New York is one of the most highly populated states in the whole of the United States. The state is flocked by tourists from different parts of the world for its beautiful lakes, waterfalls and many other places of interest. During the recent past, several celebrities have put the state of New York on the global map and made its residents proud with their incredible accomplishments. Some of these famous people are role models and their success stories have been inspiring millions of people around the world. Famous politician and ‘Democrat’ leader Hillary Clinton, rappers Jay Z, 50 Cent and Sean Combs (popularly known as P. Diddy), singers Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj and Billy Joel are a few contemporary icons who belong to the state of New York. Hillary Clinton’s contribution to the American society as a political leader is quite well-known world over. Rappers like 50 Cent and Jay Z enjoy a demigod status across the world and many of their songs have been chartbusters. Here are the names of many other celebrities whom you didn’t know hailed from New York.
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Michael Jordan
( The Greatest Basketball Player of All Time)
Michael Jordan
184
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius

A superstar, a legend and the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan is all this and much more. Very few athletes can match up with his level of popularity and impact. And if that is not enough, he is also the richest former professional athlete in the world.

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Scarlett Johansson
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'Marriage Story', 'Jojo Rabbit' and Her Role of 'Black Widow' in MCU Films)
Scarlett Johansson
346
Birthdate: November 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

The popular, award winning gorgeous artist, Scarlett Johansson is the highest paid actress in the world. With an interest in acting, Scarlett Johansson debuted in films at the young age of eight and went on to act in numerous films including Lost in Translation, The Avengers, Hitchcock and Marriage Story. She has also worked in television and released an album.

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Tom Cruise
(One of the Highest-Grossing Box Office Stars of All Time)
Tom Cruise
259
Birthdate: July 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer

Actor-producer, Tom Cruise, is an international superstar, heartthrob of millions and is a recipient of numerous awards. The Mission: Impossible star has been one of the most bankable and versatile Hollywood actors since 1980s. Interestingly, he once aspired to be a priest but is now amongst the highest paid actors in the world.

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Tupac Shakur
( 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone)
Tupac Shakur
304
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 13, 1996

Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly known as 2Pac or Makaveli, is considered as one of the greatest American rappers of all time. Talent and trouble went hand in hand in Shakur’s journey to fame; the higher Shakur rose in his iconic status, the deeper he became entangled in gang violence and an infamous rivalry, which sadly led to his untimely demise.

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Lady Gaga
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists & Only Female to Achieve 4 Singles that Sold 10 Million Copies Globally)
Lady Gaga
365
Birthdate: March 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries

Popular singer and songwriter, Lady Gaga has been active in the music industry since her teens. One of the world's best-selling music artists, she is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards. A versatile performer, she is known for her consistent image reinventions in music. She is actively involved in philanthropy and social activism.

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Jennifer Lopez
(Singer, Actress, Dancer)
Jennifer Lopez
231
Birthdate: July 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo

Jennifer Lopez established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood after starring in films such as Out of Sight, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan and Shall We Dance’. She is also an accomplished dancer and commercially very successful singer. She helped propel the Latin pop movement in American music. She is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman.

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Mike Tyson
(One of the Greatest Heavyweight Boxers of All Time and First to Simultaneously Hold WBA, WBC & IBF Titles)
Mike Tyson
114
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer

A former professional boxer who reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion for three years, Mike Tyson is considered a colossal figure in boxing. Claiming his first heavyweight title at the young age of 20, he went on to become one of the best heavyweights of all time. Also a controversial person, he was once imprisoned on rape charges.

 8 
Robert Downey Jr.
(Actor and Producer)
Robert Downey Jr.
156
Birthdate: April 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Robert Downey, Jr is an American actor who is best known for his performances in the movie Chaplin as well a in the Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes film series. The son of filmmaker Robert Downey, Sr, he entered the world of acting early, fought a successful battle with drug and alcohol addiction and proved his talent and versatility with his impressive body of work.
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Stan Lee
(Primary Creative Leader of Marvel Comics and Characters such as 'Spider-Man', 'X-Men' and 'Iron Man')
Stan Lee
95
Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 12, 2018

Stan Lee was one of the most popular comic book writers, thanks to his appearances in several Marvel movies. He is well-known as the co-creator of many famous superheroes, including Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Hulk. He pioneered a naturalistic method to writing superhero comics and challenged the Comics Code Authority, which ultimately led to changes in its policies.

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Mark Zuckerberg
(Co-Founder of Facebook)
Mark Zuckerberg
392
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus

The co-founder and CEO of the popular social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is also amongst the richest men in the world. Fascinated by computer since his early life, Zuckerberg co-created TheFacebook while still in college and later even dropped out to devote more time to it. At 23, he became the youngest self-made billionaire in history at that time.

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Adam Sandler
(Known for His Leading Roles in Auteur Films)
Adam Sandler
154
Birthdate: September 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo

Actor, comedian, and filmmaker, Adam Sandler, is best known for his comedic roles in Hollywood movies. Despite being a popular actor he also has the ignominious distinction of having appeared in numerous widely panned movies and is the holder of three Golden Raspberry Awards! He has released a few comedy albums as well.

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F. D. Roosevelt
(32nd President of the United States)
F. D. Roosevelt
80
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 12, 1945

F D Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States and was in the office from 1933 to1945. Qualified as a lawyer, he entered politics as an ambitious young man, inspired by his relative Theodore Roosevelt, a fellow politician. F D Roosevelt had an illustrious political career and is rated by scholars among the nation's greatest presidents.

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Theodore Roosevelt
(26th President of the United States (1901-1909))
Theodore Roosevelt
97
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 6, 1919

The 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt is generally ranked as one of the five best presidents of the country. A man of many talents, he was a politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer. He supported  Progressive Era policies in the early 20th century and championed his "Square Deal" domestic policies.

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Anne Hathaway
(Academy Award-Winning Actress Known for Her Films: 'Les Misérables', 'The Devil Wears Prada', 'Rachel Getting Married')
Anne Hathaway
107
Birthdate: November 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio

One of the highest-paid actresses in the world in the 2010s, Anne Hathaway is the recipient of many awards, including an Academy Award. She began acting as a teenager in the early 2000s and often portrayed princesses in her initial films. She started taking up versatile roles as her career progressed. She campaigns for gender equality and supports LGBTQA+ rights.

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Aaliyah
(Best Known as 'Princess of R&B' & 'Queen of Urban Pop')
Aaliyah
160
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 25, 2001

Aaliyah was an American singer, actress and model, who became famous when her debut album, Age Ain't Nothing but a Number sold three million copies in the US. Her subsequent albums also sold in millions and won her numerous accolades. She also acted in some films. She tragically died in an airplane crash in the Bahamas, at the age of 22.

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Al Pacino
(One of the Few Actors To Achieve the 'Triple Crown of Acting' )
Al Pacino
73
Birthdate: April 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus

Considered one of the greatest actors, Al Pacino gained wide acclaim and recognition for his portrayal of Michael Corleone in the movie, The Godfather in 1972. He’s been a part of many successful and iconic films and won an Oscar for playing a blind military veteran in the movie Scent of a Woman. Pacino has three children, but has never been married.

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Robert De Niro
(One of the Best and Most Eccentric Actors of His Generation)
Robert De Niro
116
Birthdate: August 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo

Amongst the best actors of his generation, Robert De Niro is known for his exceptional method acting skills. His formidable acting talent has impressed audience and critics alike in movies like Mean Streets, The Godfather Part II and Meet the Parents. The talented actor has also been applauded for his directorial skills in A Bronx Tale and The Good Shepherd.

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Mariah Carey
(First Artist to Have Her First Five Singles Reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100)
Mariah Carey
154
Birthdate: March 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries

Known for her five-octave vocal range and melismatic singing style, singer-songwriter Mariah Carey is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She holds the record for the most number-one singles by a solo artist and a female songwriter. She was ranked second on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Women in Music in 2012. 

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The Notorious B.I.G.
(One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
The Notorious B.I.G.
119
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 9, 1997

The Notorious B.I.G. was a rapper and songwriter and is considered one of the best ever. His debut album Ready to Die in 1994 was critically acclaimed. He was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in September 1996. His album Life After Death was released two weeks after his death. 

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Eddie Murphy
(Actor, )
Eddie Murphy
79
Birthdate: April 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries

Actor and comedian, Eddie Murphy, is one of the highest-grossing actors in the United States. Beginning his career as a comedian on the TV show Saturday Night Live, he went on to become a bankable movie actor. Also a singer, he has released many studio albums. He has been awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

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Denzel Washington
(One of the Most Profound Actors Best Known for His Academy Award Winning Movie 'Training Day')
Denzel Washington
85
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Actor, director, and producer, Denzel Washington, is famous for portraying strong real-life characters like anti-apartheid activist, Steve Biko, and human rights activist, Malcolm X, in films. Well-built and ruggedly handsome, he became the first black star to be named the Sexiest Man Alive in 1996. 

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
47
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

Retired basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a legendary NBA champion and its all-time leading scorer. Known for his trademark skyhook shot, he achieved remarkable feats during his career. Later, he pursued a successful writing and acting career and was even selected U.S. global cultural ambassador. The NBA star is also the proud recipient of the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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50 Cent
(Rapper)
50 Cent
47
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

From selling drugs and getting arrested in his teens to becoming one of the world’s best-selling rappers, Curtis James Jackson III’s journey has been an interesting one. Better known by his stage name 50 Cent, his albums have sold in millions. However, despite being one of the richest celebrities, he filed for bankruptcy protection in 2015 due to financial troubles.

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Jay-Z
(One of the Most Influential Hip-Hop Artists in History)
Jay-Z
101
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Jay-Z is an American rapper and songwriter and is one of the world's best-selling music artists. His debut album Reasonable Doubt was hugely successful in 1996 and since then he has gone on to release many more acclaimed and successful albums. He has been charged with assaulting a record executive and was given a three-year probation sentence in January 2000.

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Marisa Tomei
(Actress)
Marisa Tomei
86
Birthdate: December 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

American actress, Marisa Tomei, gained fame when she starred in the 1992 film My Cousin Vinny. She received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the film. She was also appreciated for in the movies In the Bedroom and The Wrestler. What Women Want, Anger Management, The Ides of March, Cyrus, The Big Short and Avengers: Endgame are some of her other notable films.

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Lucille Ball
(Actress and Comedienne Best Known for Her Shows: 'I Love Lucy', 'The Lucy Show' and 'Here's Lucy')
Lucille Ball
74
Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 26, 1989

One of the most popular actresses of the 1950s and 1960s, Lucille Ball created the sitcom, I Love Lucy, in 1951. In 1962, she started managing the Desilu Productions, becoming the first woman to run a major TV studio. The recipient of two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Lucille Ball was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1984.

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Alicia Keys
(Singer, Actress)
Alicia Keys
89
Birthdate: January 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys has been active in the music industry since the mid-1990s. Her debut album was a super hit and earned her five Grammy Awards. She is one of the best-selling artists in the United States and has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. She is also known for her humanitarian work, philanthropy, and activism.

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Mel Gibson
(Known For His Action Hero Roles)
Mel Gibson
92
Birthdate: January 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Actor and director, Mel Gibson is famous for action films like Lethal weapon. His directorial venture, Braveheart, in which he acted too, won him the Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture. However, his alcoholism issues, drunken driving arrest and his anti-Jew statements landed him in trouble due to which he took a hiatus from Hollywood for a decade.

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Rob Gronkowski
(American Former Football Tight End)
Rob Gronkowski
60
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus

Widely regarded as the greatest tight end of all time, Rob Gronkowski is also considered one of the best American football players of his generation. Also one of the most popular players, thanks to his larger-than-life personality, Rob Gronkowski has set many National Football League (NFL) records as a tight end.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Work in 'Saturday Night Live' and the TV Sitcom 'Seinfeld')
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
63
Birthdate: January 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn

An actress and comedian, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has won more Screen Actors Guild Awards and more Emmy Awards than any other artist in American television history. In 2016, she was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list. In 2018, she was presented with America's highest comedy honor - The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

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Anthony Bourdain
(American Celebrity Chef and TV Personality)
Anthony Bourdain
66
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: June 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 8, 2018

Anthony Bourdain was an American celebrity chef. He was also a renowned author, media personality and travel documentarian. His shows about the exploration of international culture and cuisine were very popular. Apart from writing several books on food and cooking and travel explorations, Bourdain also wrote fiction and historical non-fiction. In June 8, 2018, he died by suicide in France.

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Barbra Streisand
(One of the Few Performers Who Have Been Awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT))
Barbra Streisand
83
Birthdate: April 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus

Barbra Streisand is one of the most popular American entertainers and one of the few women to win four major entertainment awards - Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award (EGOT). Apart from being a great entertainer, she has also played a major role as a philanthropist; she has raised $25 million for charity organizations through live performances.

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Billy Joel
(Singer, Composer)
Billy Joel
57
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus

Popularly known as the Piano Man, Billy Joel is a singer-songwriter and musician. Having sold more than 150 million records worldwide, Billy is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. He is also America's third best-selling solo artist and the sixth best-selling recording artist. He is also known for his multiple relationships with popular women.

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Christina Aguilera
(American Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Four-Octave Vocal Range)
Christina Aguilera
70
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Having sold more than 75 million records worldwide, Christina Aguilera is one of the best-selling music artists of the current generation. In 2008, she was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list. In 2013, she was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

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Jordan Peele
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Comedy Sketch Series 'Key & Peele' and 'Mad TV')
Jordan Peele
48
Birthdate: February 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Jon Jones
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Former Two-Time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)
Jon Jones
40
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer

Jon Jones, the American professional mixed martial artist, is widely regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial artists ever. He holds many Ultimate Fighting Championship records in the light heavyweight division. However, he has been also been involved in several controversies and has been arrested for felony, hit-and-run charges and has tested positive for banned substances.

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Jerry Seinfeld
(Actor & Stand-up Comedian Known for Creating and Starring in the NBC Sitcom 'Seinfeld')
Jerry Seinfeld
97
Birthdate: April 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jerry Seinfeld was responsible for creating one of the most popular and acclaimed American sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld. Apart from being a comedian and actor, Jerry Seinfeld is also an automobile enthusiast and collector; he owns about 150 cars. Also a coffee and espresso machine lover, he owns several espresso machines. Jerry is also known for his charity work.

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Jimmy Fallon
(Actor, Comedian and Host of the Late-Night Talk Show ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’)
Jimmy Fallon
75
Birthdate: September 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Jimmy Fallon began as a stand-up comedian and an SNL cast member and then got his own show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He succeeded Jay Leno as the host of The Tonight Show. He has also starred in movies, written a few children’s books, and released two comedy albums.
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Sigourney Weaver
(American Actress and an Influential Figure in Science Fiction and Popular Culture)
Sigourney Weaver
31
Birthdate: October 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra

Sigourney Weaver is an American actress. Widely considered one of the most important female protagonists in the history of cinema, Sigourney is also regarded as a pioneer of action heroines in sci-fi films, thanks to her role in the Alien franchise. In 2003, she was ranked 20th in Channel 4's list of 100 Greatest Movie Stars of All Time.

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Martin Scorsese
(Director, Producer and One of the Major Figures of the 'New Hollywood' Era)
Martin Scorsese
31
Birthdate: November 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Martin Scorsese is widely considered one of the most influential and significant film directors in the history of the American film industry. One of the most decorated film directors, Scorsese has nine Oscar nominations, the most for any living director. He has also founded many non-profit organizations like The Film Foundation and World Cinema Foundation.

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Stanley Kubrick
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers in Cinematic History)
Stanley Kubrick
47
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 7, 1999

Regarded as one of the greatest American filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick was the maker of acclaimed movies like Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Barry Lyndon. Stanley Kubrick was known for his exceptional visual style and artistic expression. He began his career as a magazine photographer and subsequently began directing short films. His first big break came with the hit movie Spartacus.

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Susan Sarandon
56
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra

Susan Sarandon is hailed as one of the best actresses of her time. She has starred in many acclaimed Hollywood films like Bull Durham, Thelma and Louise, Atlantic City and Lorenzo's Oil. In 1995 she won an Oscar for Dead Man Walking. She’s also a political activist and has often protested against issues like war, gun violence and migrant separation policy.

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Mel Brooks
(Actor, Comedian And Filmmaker)
Mel Brooks
31
Birthdate: June 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer

Mel Brooks is the director of iconic comedy films and spoofs like The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety and Spaceballs. He is also an actor and a writer and has written for many films. He has received many awards and accolades and won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the film. The Producers, in 1969.

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Kirk Douglas
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Kirk Douglas
42
Birthdate: December 9, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 5, 2020

The quintessential American action hero of the 1950s, Kirk Douglas remained one of the most bankable stars of Hollywood throughout the decade. Regarded as one of the greatest actors of classic Hollywood cinema, Kirk Douglas was a man of many talents. Also known as a writer and philanthropist, he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981.

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Christopher Walken
(Actor Best Known for His Films: 'The Deer Hunter', 'Catch Me If You Can' and 'Pulp Fiction’)
Christopher Walken
26
Birthdate: March 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries

Christopher Walken is one of the highest-grossing American actors as his films have generated over $1 billion in the US alone. He has a unique distinction of appearing in over 100 films and TV programs. A man of many talents, Christopher Walken is also known for his comedic, singing, screenwriting, directing, and dancing skills.

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George Carlin
(One of the Most Important and Influential Stand-Up Comedians of All Time)
George Carlin
23
Birthdate: May 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 22, 2008

Counted amongst the most influential stand-up comedians, George Carlin was known for his dark comedy. His comedy routine, Seven Dirty Words, was hugely controversial and played a critical role in Supreme Court’s ruling to censor offensive material on broadcast media. In his career, he released many comedy albums, starred in 14 HBO special, authored books and acted in numerous films.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson
(American Astrophysicist, Planetary Scientist and Science Communicator)
Neil deGrasse Tyson
53
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra

Public Welfare Medal-winning astrophysicist and academic Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted shows such as NOVA ScienceNow, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, and Star Talk. He is the director of Hayden Planetarium and contributed to the dismissal of Pluto’s status as the ninth planet. He has also written a monthly column as "Merlin.”

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Jane Fonda
(Actress)
Jane Fonda
60
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Jane Fonda is hailed as one of the best actresses ever and has won two Oscars. She has acted in popular and acclaimed films like Barefoot in the Park, Barbarella, Klute, Coming Home, Julia, The Morning After, The China Syndrome and California Suite. She’s also known for her exercise videos and is famous for her opposition to the Vietnam War.

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John Williams
(One of the Greatest Film Composers of All Time)
John Williams
34
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius

John Williams is an American composer, pianist, trombonist, and conductor. Widely considered the greatest film composer ever, John Williams has played a significant role in the American film industry by composing music for films, such as the Jurassic Park films, Star Wars saga, the Indiana Jones films, and Schindler's List. He has also influenced several other composers like Marcus Paus.

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Steven Tyler
(Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Aerosmith')
Steven Tyler
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries

Popularly known as the Demon of Screamin, Steven Tyler is the lead singer of the famous rock band Aerosmith. Known for his high-energy performances, Tyler is named in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Singers. Also a well-known philanthropist, Tyler launched a non-profit organization called Janie's Fund and has helped raise more than $2.4 million for the organization.

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