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BORN IN NEW YORK CITY

Comedians, Comic Actors and Humorous Writers Born in New York City

Don Adams (Manhattan)
Joey Adams (Brooklyn)
Alan Alda (Manhattan)
Dayton Allen (Mt. Vernon)
Woody Allen (Brooklyn)
Bea Arthur (Manhattan)
Milton Berle (Manhattan)
Joey Bishop (Bronx)
Mel Brooks (Brooklyn)
Red Buttons (Manhattan)
Sid Caesar (Yonkers)
Charlie Callas (Brooklyn)
George Carlin (Manhattan)
Art Carney (Mt. Vernon)
Chevy Chase (Manhattan)
Andrew Dice Clay (Brooklyn)
Pat Cooper (Brooklyn)
Rodney Dangerfield (Babylon)
Gabe Dell (Brooklyn)
Dom DeLuise (Brooklyn)
Margaret Dumont (Brooklyn)
Jimmy Durante (Manhattan)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Manhattan)
Herb Edelman (Brooklyn)
Chris Elliot (Manhattan)
Harvey Fierstein (Brooklyn)
Peter Falk (Manhattan)
Joey Faye (Manhattan)
Phil Foster (Brooklyn)
David Frye (Brooklyn)
Estelle Getty (Manhattan)
Jack Gilford (Manhattan)
Jackie Gleason (Brooklyn)
Whoopi Goldberg (Manhattan)
Bob Goldthwait (Syracuse)
Leo Gorcey (Manhattan)
Christopher Guest (Manhattan)
Steve Guttenberg (Brooklyn)
Buddy Hackett (Brooklyn)
Huntz Hall (Manhattan)
Billy Halop (Brooklyn)
Florence Halop (Brooklyn)
Valerie Harper (Suffern)
Pat Harrington (Manhattan)
Buck Henry (Manhattan)
Judd Hirsch (Manhattan)
Edward Everett Horton (Brooklyn)
Curly Howard (Brooklyn)
Moe Howard (Brooklyn)
Shemp Howard (Brooklyn)
Marty Ingels (Brooklyn)
George Jessel (Bronx)
Will Jordan (Queens)
Gabe Kaplan (Brooklyn)
Danny Kaye (Brooklyn)
Stubby Kaye (Manhattan)
Al Kelly (Manhattan)
Alan King (Brooklyn)
Robert Klein (Bronx)
Bernie Kopell (Manhattan)
Paul Krassner (Brooklyn)
Bert Lahr (Manhattan)
Steve Landesberg (Bronx)
Louise Lasser (Manhattan)
Eddie Lawrence (Brooklyn)
Harvey Lembeck (Brooklyn)
Jay Leno (New Rochelle)
Sheldon Leonard (Manhattan)
Sam Levenson (Brooklyn)
Al Lewis (Manhattan)
Hal Linden (Bronx)
Penny Marshall (Bronx)
Marx Brothers (Manhattan)


Paul Mazursky (Brooklyn)
Walter Matthau (Manhattan)
Michael McKean (Manhattan)
Anne Meara (Brooklyn)
Mary Tyler Moore (Brooklyn)
Henry Morgan (Manhattan)
Howard Morris (Bronx)
Zero Mostel (Brooklyn)
Richard Mulligan (Bronx)
Eddie Murphy (Hempstead)
Jan Murray (Bronx)
Carroll O'Connor (Manhattan)
Rosie O'Donnell (Commack)
Jack Pearl (Manhattan)
S.J. Perelman (Brooklyn)
Rhea Perlman (Brooklyn)
David Hyde Pierce (Saratoga Springs)
Bronson Pinchot (Manhattan)
Freddie Prinze (Manhattan)
Mae Questel (Bronx)
Carl Reiner (Manhattan)
Rob Reiner (Manhattan)
Paul Reiser (Manhattan)
Don Rickles (Queens)
The Ritz Brothers (Brooklyn)
Joan Rivers (Brooklyn)
Chris Rock (Manhattan)
Mickey Rooney (Brooklyn)
Joe E. Ross (Manhattan)
Adam Sandler (Brooklyn)
Jimmy Savo (Manhattan)
Jerry Seinfeld (Brooklyn)
Neil Simon (Bronx)
Dick Shawn (Lackawanna)
Phil Silvers (Brooklyn)
Smothers Brothers (Manhattan)
Jean Stapleton (Manhattan)
Dave Starr (Brooklyn)
Ben Stiller (Manhattan)
Jerry Stiller (Manhattan)
Colonel Stoopnagle (Buffalo)
Larry Storch (Manhattan)
Tiny Tim (Manhattan)
Jackie Vernon (Manhattan)
Jimmie Walker (Manhattan)
Mae West (Brooklyn)
Cara Williams (Brooklyn)
Paul Winchell (Brooklyn)

Sometimes a star was born in one borough but raised in another, or has chosen to give credit to the place born rather than the one raised, or vice versa. For additions or corrections:

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