Birth Place Matching "Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA" (Sorted by Name Ascending)
Actor | Hairspray
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978), and has been seen in mostly character roles, often ...
4. Dave Bossert
Visual Effects | Spider-Man
Dave Bossert was born on August 15, 1960 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as David Anthony Bossert. He is known for his work on Spider-Man (2002), Beauty and the Beast (1991) and Aladdin (1992). He is married to Nancy Levey-Bossert. They have two children.
8. Ethel Merman
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman surely is the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having ...
Transportation Department | I Am Legend
Frank Bonsangue also known as Frankie the butcher was born and raised in Astoria, Queens. He has appeared in many Films, TV shows and commercials. He has also appeared in many cooking shows including the Food Networks Hot Off The Grill Show with Bobby Flay as a series regular, Frankie The Butcher, ...
10. George Katt
Actor | Unforgettable
George Katt, a versatile and award-winning actor, was born and raised in New York City. He began his training and career on the New York City stages and in theater.
His dedication to his craft and his ability to transform into a diversity of characters have earned him much success in film with ...
11. Gordon Willis
Cinematographer | Zelig
Gordon Willis was an American cinematographer. He's best known for his work on Francis Ford Coppola's Godfather films, as well asWoody Allen's Annie Hall (1977) and Manhattan (1979).
His work on the first two Godfather films turned out to be groundbreaking in its use of low-light photography and ...
15. Joe Caniano
Actor | The Irishman
Joe Caniano began acting later in life. Caniano first studied under Joie Lee (sister of acclaimed director Spike Lee), and was later discovered by Sopranos star Michael Imperioli. Soon after studying at Imperioli's theater, Studio Dante, Caniano landed the part of Teddy Spirodakis in season 6 of "...
17. Kelly Karavites
New York based actor Kelly Karavites was born in Astoria, Queens, New York City to a large Greek family involved in what else, the diner business. After serving 2 years in the U.S. Army as an enlisted man he was appointed by his congressman and the Secretary of the Army to cadet at the United ...
18. Melanie Martinez
Actress | K-12
Melanie Adele Martinez (born April 28, 1995) is an American singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez auditioned for the American television vocal talent show The Voice and became a member of Team Adam. Within the fifth week, she was eliminated which subsequently led to her beginning independent work...
19. Patrick McGoohan
Actor | The Prisoner
Though born in America, Irish actor Patrick McGoohan rose to become the number-one British TV star in the 1950s to 1960s era. His parents moved to Ireland when he was very young and McGoohan acquired a neutral accent that sounds at home in British or American dialogue. He was an avid stage actor ...
22. Robert Davi
Actor | Die Hard
Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist.
From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in "The Goonies" and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in "Licence to Kill" to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in" Die Hard" or Al Torres in ...
24. Tony Bennett
Soundtrack | Jurassic World
Tony Bennett, one of the legends of jazz and popular music who served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century, is now giving another concert tour across the United States and Europe.
He was born Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926, in ...