People from Flatbush, Brooklyn

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Barbra Streisand
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    Barbra Streisand

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    Barbra Joan Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, director, and filmmaker. During a career spanning six decades, she has become an icon in multiple fields of entertainment, winning numerous awards, which has earned her recognition as Mother of All Contemporary Pop Divas or Queen of The Divas. She has been recognized with two Academy Awards, ten Grammy Awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Grammy Legend Award, five Emmy Awards including one Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Kennedy Center Honors prize, four Peabody Awards, and eleven Golden Globes. She is among a select group of entertainers who have been honored with all the major industry prizes.


  2. Shaggy
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    Shaggy

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    Orville Richard Burrell CD (born October 22, 1968, Kingston), best known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-Canadian reggae fusion singer and deejay. He is best known for his hit singles "Boombastic", "It Wasn't Me", "Hey Sexy Lady", and "Angel". He is said to have taken his stage name from his shaggy hair. He is also known in Canada as "Manitoba's First Son."


  3. Susan Hayward
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    Susan Hayward

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    Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress.


  4. Bruce Sudano
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    Bruce Sudano

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  5. Shyne
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    Shyne

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    Moses Michael Levi (born Jamal Michael Barrow), better known by his stage name Shyne, is a Belizean rapper, who moved from Belize to the Brooklyn borough of New York City as a teenager to live with his mother. He is perhaps best known for his time under Bad Boy Records and a 1999 shooting incident that led to his nine-year incarceration. He was released from prison in 2009 and was subsequently deported back to Belize.


  6. Shirley Booth
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    Shirley Booth

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    Shirley Booth (August 30, 1898 – October 16, 1992) was an American stage, film, radio and television actress.


  7. Joe Paterno
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    Joe Paterno

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    Joseph Vincent "Joe" Paterno (/pəˈtɜrn/; December 21, 1926 – January 22, 2012), sometimes referred to as "JoePa", was an American college football player and coach who was the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions from 1966 to 2011. With 409 victories, Paterno is the winningest coach in FBS history. His career ended with his dismissal from the team as a result of the Penn State child sex abuse scandal.


  8. Michael Kenneth Williams
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    Michael Kenneth Williams

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    Michael Kenneth Williams (born November 22, 1966) is an American actor and dancer. He is best known for his portrayal of Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire and Albert "Chalky" White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.


  9. Dane Clark
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    Dane Clark

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    Dane Clark (February 26, 1912 – September 11, 1998) was an American film actor who was known for playing, as he labeled himself, "Joe Average".


  10. Norman Mailer
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    Norman Mailer

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    Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead was published in 1948. His best-known work was widely considered to be The Executioner's Song, which was published in 1979, and for which he won one of his two Pulitzer Prizes. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, his book Armies of the Night was awarded the National Book Award.


  11. Angela Yee
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    Angela Yee

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    Angela Yee is an American radio personality on the nationally syndicated morning show The Breakfast Club along with DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God.


  12. Michael Badalucco
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    Michael Badalucco

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    Michael Badalucco (born December 20, 1954) is an American actor, best known for his role as lawyer Jimmy Berlutti on the ABC legal drama television series The Practice. In 1999, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for performance in the role.


  13. Arthur Laurents
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    Arthur Laurents

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    Arthur Laurents (July 14, 1917 – May 5, 2011) was an American playwright, stage director and screenwriter.


  14. Joseph Barbera
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    Joseph Barbera

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    Joseph Roland "Joe" Barbera (/bɑːrˈbɛrə/ bar-BERR or /ˈbɑːrbərə/ BAR-bər-ə; March 24, 1911 – December 18, 2006) was an American animator, director, producer, storyboard artist, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of fans worldwide for much of the 20th century.


  15. Rampage (rapper)
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    Rampage (rapper)

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    Rampage (born August 1, 1974) is an American also called Rebel rapper who is a member of the Flipmode Squad. He was born as Roger McNair in Brooklyn, New York City to Katherine McNair and Roger Williams. He is a long-time collaborator with his cousin Busta Rhymes.


  16. Red Café
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    Red Café

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    Jermaine Denny (born September 19, 1976), better known by his stage name Red Café, is an American rapper. He is signed to Fabolous' Street Family Records, Diddy's Bad Boy Records and is managed by Diddy's Ciroc Entertainment.


  17. JTG
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    JTG

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    Jayson Anthony Paul (born December 10, 1984) is an American professional wrestler and author better known by the ring name JTG, who was perhaps best known for his time in WWE.


  18. Special Ed
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    Special Ed

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    Special Ed is the performing name of Edward Archer (born May 16, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York), an American hip hop musician of Jamaican descent. Hailing from Brooklyn in New York City, he was raised in Flatbush before moving to Canarsie, and is identified with East Coast hip hop. Ed is best known for the songs "I Got It Made", "Think About It" and "I'm The Magnificent", produced by "Hitman" Howie Tee and released in 1989 on the Youngest in Charge album, recorded when Ed was 16 years old. The album sold more than half a million copies. In 1990, he released his album Legal, the title a reference to his turning eighteen, with the singles "Come On Let's Move It" and "The Mission".


  19. Sonia Haft Shifirkin Greene
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    Sonia Haft Shifirkin Greene

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    Sonia Haft Greene Lovecraft Davis (16 March 1883, Ichnia, Ukraine - 26 December 1972) was a one-time pulp fiction writer and amateur publisher, a single mother, business woman and successful milliner who bankrolled several fanzines in the early twentieth century. She is best known for her two-year marriage to American weird fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. She was a president of the United Amateur Press Association.


  20. Hurricane G
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    Hurricane G

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    Gloria Rodríguez, better known by her stage name Hurricane G, is an American rapper of Puerto Rican descent. Her 1997 single release "Somebody Else" charted at #10 by Billboard Magazine on Hot Rap Singles, and at #54 on their Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.


  21. Eric Kaplan
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    Eric Kaplan

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    Eric Kaplan (born September 10, 1971) is an American television writer, producer, and story editor. His work has included shows such as Late Show with David Letterman, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Malcolm in the Middle, Futurama and The Simpsons. He currently works on The Big Bang Theory.


  22. Jimmy McMillan
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    Jimmy McMillan

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    James "Jimmy" McMillan III (born December 1, 1946) is an American political activist, perennial candidate, karate expert, and Vietnam War veteran, as well as a former postal worker, stripper, and private investigator from Brooklyn, New York.


  23. Anna Cora Mowatt
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    Anna Cora Mowatt

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    Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie (1819–1870) was an author, playwright, public reader, and actress.


  24. Capital Steez
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    Capital Steez

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  25. Joey Badass
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    Joey Badass

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    Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott (born January 20, 1995), better known by his stage name Joey Badass (stylized as Joey Bada$$), is an American hip hop recording artist and rapper. Raised in Bed-Stuy, a neighbourhood of Brooklyn in New York City, he is a co-founder of the hip-hop collective Pro Era, with whom he has released three mixtapes. Joey released his debut mixtape 1999 in June 2012 to critical acclaim and recognition, followed by Rejex in September, and Summer Knights on July 1, 2013. His debut studio album, B4.DA.$$, was released January 20, 2015.


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