does anyone know famous people born in new jersey?

i live in NJ and i am wondering if anyone famouse lives or used to live in NJ or was born here. either one!! the persn with the most people will be chosen for "best answer" thanks a lott!!!<3

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  • lol21t
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    http://www.50states.com/bio/newjerse.htm

    Bud Abbott comedian, Asbury Park

    Charles Addams cartoonist, Westfield

    Edwin Aldrin astronaut, Montclair

    William Count Basie band leader, Red Bank

    Joan Bennett actress, Palisades

    Judy Blume author, Elizabeth

    Jon Bon Jovi musician, Sayreville

    William J. Brennan jurist, Newark

    Aaron Burr political leader, Newark

    Lloyd H. Conover inventor, Orange

    James Fenimore Cooper author, Burlington

    David Copperfield magician, Metuchen

    Lou Costello comedian, Paterson

    Stephen Crane writer, Newark

    Helen Gahagan Douglas representative, Boonton

    Allen Ginsberg poet, Newark

    Savron Glover choreographer, Newark

    William Frederick Halsey, Jr. admiral, Elizabeth

    Lauryn Hill rapper, South Orange

    Donald Fletcher Holmes inventor, Woodbury

    Whitney Houston entertainer, Newark

    Ice-T rapper, Newark

    Alfred Joyce Kilmer poet, New Brunswick

    Alfred C. Kinsey zoologist, Hoboken

    Ernie Kovacs comedian, Trenton

    Dorothea Lange photographer, Hoboken

    Jerry Lewis comedian, film director, Newark

    Anne Morrow Lindbergh author, Englewood

    Norman Mailer author, Long Branch

    James W. Marshall discovered gold in California, Hunterdon

    Patricia McBride ballerina, Teanick

    Eger V. Murphree inventor, Bayonne

    Jack Nicholson actor, Neptune City

    Dorothy Parker author, West Bend

    Zebulon Mongomery Pike explorer, soldier, Lamberton

    Joe Piscopo comedian, actor, Passaic

    Paul Robeson singer, actor, Princeton

    Edward J. Rosinski inventor, Gloucester County

    Philip Milton Roth author, Newark

    Ruth St. Denis dancer, choreographer, Newark

    Antonin Scalia jurist,Trenton

    Norman Schwarzkopf army general, Trenton

    Frank Sinatra singer, actor, Hoboken

    Kevin Spacey actor, South Orange

    Bruce Springsteen musician, Freehold

    Amos Alonzo Stagg football coach, West Orange

    Alfred Stieglitz photographer, Hoboken

    Meryl Streep actress, Summit

    Albert Payson Terhune journalist, author, Newark

    Dave Thomas restaurateur, Atlantic City

    William Henry Vanderbilt financier, New Brunswick

    Sarah Vaughan singer, Newark

    Dionne Warwick actress, singer, East Orange

    William Carlos Williams physician, poet, Rutherford

    Ray Liotta actor, Newark

    Edmund Wilson literary critic, author, Red Bank

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_from_N...

    * Benjamin Abbott, Methodist preacher who converted much of southern New Jersey to Methodism[1]

    * Bud Abbott (1895–1974), straight man to Lou Costello (Asbury Park)

    * Joseph Alexander Adams (1803–1880), born in New Germantown, noted engraver[1]

    * Liam Aiken (born 1990), actor (Englewood)

    * Jason Alexander (born 1959), actor, Seinfeld (Newark)

    * Samuel Alito (born 1950), U.S. Supreme Court justice (Trenton)

    * David Ascalon (born 1945), sculptor (Cherry Hill)

    * Maurice Ascalon (1913–2003), sculptor (Cherry Hill).[2]

    * Amiri Baraka (born 1934), poet (Newark)

    * Priscilla Barnes (born 1955), actress (Fort Dix)

    * James J. Barry Jr (born 1946), Assemblyman, Director of Consumer Affairs.

    * Count Basie (1904–1984), jazz pianist, organist, bandleader (Red Bank)

    * Joan Bennett (1910-1990), actress (Palisades Park)

    * Xander Berkeley (born 1955), actor, 24 (Mendham)

    * Jason Biggs (born 1978), actor, American Pie (Hasbrouck Heights)

    * Michael Ian Black (born 1971), actor Wet Hot American Summer (Hillsborough)

    * Just Blaze, rap musician (Paterson)

    * Zach Braff (born 1975), actor. (South Orange, New Jersey)

    * Phil Bredesen (born 1943), Governor of Tennessee

    * William J. Brennan, Jr. (1906–1997), U.S. Supreme Court justice (Newark)

    * Tisha Campbell (born 1968), actress. (Newark)

    * David Cassidy(born 1950), actor (Englewood)

    * Lou Costello (1906–1959), comedian, actor (Paterson)

    * Sandra Dee (1942-2005), actress (Bayonne)

    * Danny DeVito [1](born 1944), actor (Neptune)

    * Jim Dowd (born 1968), professional ice hockey player (Brick Township)

    * Derek Drymon (born 1965), cartoon producer (most famous for producing SpongeBob SquarePants), Morristown

    * Kirsten Dunst (born 1982), actress (Point Pleasant)

    * Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886), artist (Maplewood)

    * Andrea Dworkin (1946–2005), radical feminist and activist (Camden)

    * Geoff Edwards (born 1931), actor, radio and television personality (Westfield)

    * Róisín Egenton (born 1977), 2000 International Rose of Tralee (Fanwood)

    * Alecko Eskandarian (born 1982), soccer player (Montvale)

    * Donald Fagen (born 1948), musician (Passaic)

    * James Gandolfini (born 1961), actor (Westwood)

    * Gloria Gaynor (born 1949), singer (Newark)

    * Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997), poet (Paterson)

    * Savion Glover (born 1973), American actor, tap dancer and choreographer. (Newark)

    * Lauryn Hill (born 1975), musician (South Orange)

    * John Harkes [2](born 1967), soccer player (Kearny)

    * Wil Horneff (born 1979), actor (born in Englewood, New Jersey, raised in Saddle River)

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  • banga
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Famous People Born In 1975

  • 1 decade ago

    Bud Abbott comedian, Asbury Park

    Charles Addams cartoonist, Westfield

    Edwin Aldrin astronaut, Montclair

    William Count Basie band leader, Red Bank

    Joan Bennett actress, Palisades

    Judy Blume author, Elizabeth

    Jon Bon Jovi musician, Sayreville

    William J. Brennan jurist, Newark

    Aaron Burr political leader, Newark

    Lloyd H. Conover inventor, Orange

    James Fenimore Cooper author, Burlington

    David Copperfield magician, Metuchen

    Lou Costello comedian, Paterson

    Stephen Crane writer, Newark

    Helen Gahagan Douglas representative, Boonton

    Allen Ginsberg poet, Newark

    Savron Glover choreographer, Newark

    William Frederick Halsey, Jr. admiral, Elizabeth

    Lauryn Hill rapper, South Orange

    Donald Fletcher Holmes inventor, Woodbury

    Whitney Houston entertainer, Newark

    Ice-T rapper, Newark

    Alfred Joyce Kilmer poet, New Brunswick

    Alfred C. Kinsey zoologist, Hoboken

    Ernie Kovacs comedian, Trenton

    Dorothea Lange photographer, Hoboken

    Jerry Lewis comedian, film director, Newark

    Anne Morrow Lindbergh author, Englewood

    Norman Mailer author, Long Branch

    James W. Marshall discovered gold in California, Hunterdon

    Patricia McBride ballerina, Teanick

    Eger V. Murphree inventor, Bayonne

    Jack Nicholson actor, Neptune City

    Dorothy Parker author, West Bend

    Zebulon Mongomery Pike explorer, soldier, Lamberton

    Joe Piscopo comedian, actor, Passaic

    Paul Robeson singer, actor, Princeton

    Edward J. Rosinski inventor, Gloucester County

    Philip Milton Roth author, Newark

    Ruth St. Denis dancer, choreographer, Newark

    Antonin Scalia jurist,Trenton

    Norman Schwarzkopf army general, Trenton

    Frank Sinatra singer, actor, Hoboken

    Kevin Spacey actor, South Orange

    Bruce Springsteen musician, Freehold

    Amos Alonzo Stagg football coach, West Orange

    Alfred Stieglitz photographer, Hoboken

    Meryl Streep actress, Summit

    Albert Payson Terhune journalist, author, Newark

    Dave Thomas restaurateur, Atlantic City

    William Henry Vanderbilt financier, New Brunswick

    Sarah Vaughan singer, Newark

    Dionne Warwick actress, singer, East Orange

    William Carlos Williams physician, poet, Rutherford

    Ray Liotta actor, Newark

    Edmund Wilson literary critic, author, Red Bank

  • 1 decade ago

    Jonas Brothers!

    Bon Jovi!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Nick Jonas was born in Dallas, Texas not New Jersey. And Joe Jonas was born in Casa Grande, Arizona.

    But Kevin Jonas was born in Teaneck, New Jersey.

    All three Jonas Brothers grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey where Frankie Jonas was later born.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Jonas Brothers. I used to live in the same neighborhood as them!

    Source(s): Wycoff, NJ
  • 1 decade ago

    Alan Alda - Leonia, New Jersey

    Also, Gloria Swanson used to have a house in the Englewood area.

  • 1 decade ago

    Anthony Bourdain

  • Lauryn Hill

  • 1 decade ago

    Jonas Brothers !

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    ♥Jonas Brothers♥

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