The actor, best known for his work on the sitcom "Charles in Charge," was born on Sep. 2, 1961, in Brooklyn where he attended Xaverian High School. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
The Big Apple has been an inspiration for many of Allen's films. He was born and raised in Brooklyn. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)(credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
Actor Vin Diesel was born on July 18, 1967, in New York City.
The "30 Rock" star was born on April 3, 1958, in Massapequa.
Actress and singer Alicia Keys was born in Hell's Kitchen on Jan. 25, 1981.
Anne Hathaway was born in Brooklyn on Nov. 12, 1982.
The Grammy-award winning artist was born in Glen Cove on Oct. 13, 1980.
Former first lady Barbara Bush was born in Flushing on June 8, 1925.
The Beastie Boys
The Beastie Boys, Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock hail from Brooklyn, Manhattan and South Orange, New Jersey. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
This actor was born in New York City on March 14, 1948.
Actor Hank Azaria was born on April 25, 1964 in Forest Hills.
The "King of Calypso" wasn't born in the Caribbean but on the island of Manhattan on March 1, 1927.
Actress Jane Fonda was born on Dec. 21, 1937, in New York City
Peace activist and singer Joan Baez was born on Jan. 9, 1941, on Staten Island.
The "I Love Lucy" star was born in Jamestown on Aug. 6, 1911.
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was born on the Lower East Side on Nov. 16, 1977, and currently resides in Brooklyn. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
Singer Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, Long Island on March 27, 1970. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
Mary J. Blige
Singer Mary J. Blige was born in The Bronx on Jan. 11, 1971.
Actor Matt Dillon was born Feb. 18, 1964, in New Rochelle. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
This actor/director was born on Jan. 3, 1956, in Peekskill. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
This singer-songwriter was born on March 30, 1979 in Brooklyn. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
One of the most influential actors of all time, Robert De Niro, was born in New York City on August 17, 1943. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
Actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg was born on Nov. 13, 1955, in Manhattan and raised in Chelsea. (credit: Dan Steinberg/AP)
Barbra Streisand The multiple award-winning singer, actress and director was born in Brooklyn in 1942.