You May Be Surprised To Learn These 14 Famous People Are From New York

With so many famous people entertaining us in the Big Apple and hiding away in our remote Upstate mountain regions during their time off, its hard not to meet someone famous while living in New York. Almost all of our residents have at least one good memory of meeting a celebrity in our state, but do you know which ones are actually from here? Ready to learn how many famous people you share a hometown with? Surprise, surprise! These 14 famous people are from our state:

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