Birth Place Matching "Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

8 names.

1. William Forsythe

Actor | The Devil's Rejects

Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the hero against Forsythe's villain, then you have your work cut out for...

2. Gabourey Sidibe

Actress | Precious

Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), was born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is a former special education teacher who gave up her career and became a street performer/singer, while her father, Ibnou Sidibe, is a cab driver....

3. Vanessa Williams

Actress | Candyman

Born and raised in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, Vanessa Williams became a member of the New York City Opera's Children's Chorus at age 11. Vanessa then signed with a talent manager and booked her first audition, a commercial for Frito Lay. Her pattern for success clearly ...

4. Lil' Kim

Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!

Kimberly Denise Jones, was born on July 11, 1974, to parents Linwood Jones and Ruby Mae. She is of Native American and African American descent. Standing just 4 feet 11 inches tall Kimberly Jones seems much less than being just your average girl in the hood, but when "Lil' Kim" was introduced to ...

5. Fab 5 Freddy

Actor | Wild Style

Fab 5 Freddy was born on August 31, 1959 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Frederick Brathwaite. He is an actor and director, known for Wild Style (1983), New Jack City (1991) and The Manchurian Candidate (2004).

6. Ted Williams

Actor | The Game Done Changed

Ted Williams was born on September 22, 1957 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Game Done Changed (2017), My Crazy Ex (2014) and Good Luck.

7. Shirley Chisholm

Self | Shirley Chisholm for President

Shirley Chisholm was born on November 30, 1924 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Shirley Anita St. Hill. She was married to Arthur Hardwick Jr. and Conrad Chisholm. She died on January 1, 2005 in Ormond Beach, Florida, USA.

8. C. Fashion

Self | 106 & Park Top 10 Live

C. Fashion was born on May 29, 1982 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.

8 names.

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