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Famous People from New York by Picture

Can you name these famous people from New York state based on a picture?
People raised in New York even if they were born elsewhere
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Last updated: December 24, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 4, 2013
Times taken21,016
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New York City
New York City
New York City
New York City
New York City
Amsterdam
New York City
Dobbs Ferry
New York City
New York City
New York City
Syracuse
Fairport
Huntington
New York City
New York City
Freeport
New York City
Hicksville
New York City
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Level 43
Jul 23, 2015
Only one representative from upstate? This is a NYC people quiz, not an NYS quiz.
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Level 79
Feb 20, 2021
I would say too; Hicksville and Amsterdam are upstate (I think).
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Level 79
Dec 27, 2023
Yeah, Amsterdam, Fairport, and Syracuse are the only upstate ones, everyone else is either NYC or Long Island.
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Level 89
Aug 4, 2019
Technically, you should accept a lot of actors' names as Spartacus.
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Level 60
May 9, 2020
So many New Yorkers could be added to make this about the whole state. Tommy Hilfiger, FDR, Hal Roach, Ani diFranco, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Herman Melville...
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Level 79
Feb 20, 2021
Thanks for accepting Carter for Jay-Z!
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Level 77
Dec 24, 2023
How come there are no British people in this quiz?
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Level 67
Jan 27, 2024
that's a good question
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Level 84
Dec 24, 2023
So, Richard Gere used to look like David Hasselhoff?
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Level 81
Dec 24, 2023
I was thinking Harrison Ford
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Level 75
Jan 27, 2024
I thought David Duchovny
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Level 76
Dec 28, 2023
There's got to be more famous people from upstate NY.
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Level 70
Jan 20, 2024
When you've got 19 and can't recognize the last one, but think to yourself: "Looks like a politician" and then you guess once, and you get it right!

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And yes, I know he's a mafioso, but it was the name that popped in my head for some obscure reason.....

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Level 57
Jan 27, 2024
Any Knicks fan immediately recognizes Spike Lee
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Level 67
Jan 29, 2024
Only 25 got John Gotti 😭😭😭 Sad as someone who loves mob stuff
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Level 67
Mar 10, 2024
I got it because I watch the Office (Murder, season 6).
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Level 67
Mar 10, 2024
This is one helluva quiz!