HarleyChic1 write: Here's some Famous People from Long Island & New York City......
Billy Joel - born in the Bronx, NY then moved to Levittown, NY Ashanti - Glen Cove, NY Alec Baldwin - Massapequa, NY Mariah Carey - Greenlawn, NY Bill Crystal - Long Beach, NY Eddie Murphy - born in Brooklyn, NY then moved to Roosevelt, NY Rosie O'Donnell - Commack, NY Vinny Testaverde (NY Jets Quarterback) - Elmont, NY Dee Schneider (twisted sister) Jerry Seinfeld Brian Setzer (Stray Cats) Gene Simmons, Gene Klein, Paul Stanley and Stanley Eisen (KISS) John Gotti (Mob Boss) Pat Benatar - (singer) Lindenhurst Danny Aiello (actor) Woody Allen Anne Bancroft (actress) Harry Belafante (singer) Humphrey Bogart (actor) Matthew Broderick (actor) Mel Brooks James Caan (actor) Al Capone (Gangster) George Carlin (comedian) Bobby Darin (singer/actor) Sammy Davis, Jr. Robert De Niro (actor) Neil Diamond (singer) P. Diddy (rap) Richard Dreyfus (actor) 50 Cent (rap) Jane Fonda & Peter Fonda Jackie Gleason Whoopi Goldberg Cuba Gooding, Jr. Elliott Gould (actor) Rocky Graziano (boxer) Melanie Griffith Cyndi Lauper Al Pacino Priscilla Presley Joey Ramone and Marky Ramone (The Ramones) Lou Reed (singer) Christopher Reeve Ray Romano Mickey Rooney Barbra Streisand
i don't remember too many famous people being born and raised in philly but i do know that sylvester stallone lived in lower kensington and bill cosby lived around north philly and went to college at temple university. i also remember mom telling me that one of the oakridge boys or the lettermen graduated from frankford high school. i remember her telling me that donny pike's (the lettermen) mom was also a nurse in one of the area hospitals. *blush*
Well I am originally from Queens, NY so there are a ton of people from there. so the same list as sicilianangelny listed Now I live in Winchester, Va and the only one I know of is the late Patsy Kline who was born and raised in Winchester, not that I am into her music. Oh and come to think of it Robert Duvall is from VA.
I grew up in Liverpool so the Beatles came from there too. Also Moody Blues, Gerry and ... It was kinda fun going on vacation and being a princess by assocation with the town - got the best dates and you know.
Hmmm... Not from Anaheim specifically though a few did but from Orange County...Kevin Costner, Richard Nixon, Jackson Browne, Cuba Gooding Jr., both the Righteous Bros, can't remember which one was from Anaheim, Jennifer Warnes, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofey, et al,..Eric Stoltz, hmmm..can't remember the rest.
Linda Ronstadt was from Tucson,Az.
Tom Hanks went to school here
MC Hammer Rapper (fremont)
Sarah Winchester (Heir to WInchester Rifles)
Inventor of Botts dots, was a professor of chemistry at San Jos? State University before he moved to Caltrans and developed what led to the reflective paint markers that bear his name
Women's soccer player/coach. Born July 21, 1968, San Jos?.
Latino labor movement leader; moved to San Jos? in 1939; founder of United Farm Workers of America
Musical group; founded in San Jos?, California in 1970
U.S. Figure Skater; 1068 Olympic Gold Medalist; born in San Jos?
First U.S. Latino to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in Literature: An intellectual, civil rights and labor activist and scholar, he was a pioneer during the decades when Mexican Americans had few public advocates.
U.S. Figure skater. Born Sept. 7, 1969, San Jos?.
Former Chicago Bears quarterback. Born in New Jersey but raised in San Jos?. Attended Andrew Hill High School and was starting Quarterback for the school's football team.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation. First entered politics in San Jos?, serving as a member of City Council from 1967 to 1971 and then Mayor from 1971 to 1974, becoming the first Asian Pacific American Mayor of a major U.S. city.
Fleetwood Mac Attended San Jos? State University
former US Olympics President and former Baseball Commissioner; former candidate for California Governor; Alumni of San Jos? State University.
Co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. Born in San Jos?.