List of people from New York

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The following is a list of prominent people who were born in the U.S. state of New York, lived in New York, or for whom New York is a significant part of their identity.

Public office[change | change source]

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Presidents[change | change source]

Vice presidents[change | change source]

Nelson Rockefeller

Other[change | change source]

Entertainment[change | change source]

Film, theater, dance, and modeling[change | change source]

Woody Allen
Lauren Bacall
Robert De Niro
Lindsay Lohan
Arthur Miller
Eaddy Mays

Comedians and humorists[change | change source]

Jerry Seinfeld

Music[change | change source]

Lady Gaga
Billy Joel
Paul Simon

Rappers[change | change source]

Jay Z

Business[change | change source]

Donald Trump
Sanford Weill

Art, literature, journalism, and philosophy[change | change source]

Joseph Brodsky
Frederick Douglass
Washington Irving
Mark Twain

Science and medicine[change | change source]

Athletics[change | change source]

Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg
Sandy Koufax
Eric Nystrom

Infamous New Yorkers[change | change source]

Lawyers and jurists[change | change source]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Religious leaders[change | change source]

Other[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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