People from Flatbush, Brooklyn

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  1. Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand


    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



    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

    Susan Hayward


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

  4. Bruce Sudano

    Bruce Sudano


  5. Shyne



    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

    Shirley Booth


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

  7. Joe Paterno

    Joe Paterno


    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

    Michael Kenneth Williams


    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

    Dane Clark


    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

    Norman Mailer


    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

    Angela Yee


    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

    Michael Badalucco


    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

    Arthur Laurents


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

  14. Joseph Barbera

    Joseph Barbera


    Joseph Roland "Joe" Barbera (/bɑrˈbɛrə/ bar-BERR or /ˈbɑrbərə/ 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)

    Rampage (rapper)


    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

    Red Café


    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



    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

    Special Ed


    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

    Sonia Haft Shifirkin Greene


    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

    Hurricane G


    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

    Eric Kaplan


    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

    Jimmy McMillan


    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

    Anna Cora Mowatt


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

  24. Capital Steez

    Capital Steez


    Courtney Everald "Jamal" Dewar Jr. (July 7, 1993 – December 24, 2012), better known by his stage name Capital Steez (stylized as Capital STEEZ), was an American rapper from Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. He was the founder of the Brooklyn-based rap collective, Pro Era, along with longtime friends and fellow rappers Joey Badass, CJ Fly, and producer/DJ, Powers Pleasant. STEEZ was known for his unique spiritual outlook from elements of Egyptian mysticism and numerology inspired by the YouTube series "Spirit Science". He considered himself an indigo child and allegedly believed he was a being of a higher dimension.

  25. Joey Badass

    Joey Badass


    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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