List of people from Staten Island

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This is a list of notable people who were either born or have lived in Staten Island, today a borough of New York City, New York, at some time in their lives. The list does not include people who were only in Staten Island as college students, military personnel, or prisoners. Approximately 800 people (or performing groups) are listed alphabetically under their primary vocations, which themselves are listed alphabetically.

Actors, actresses, dancers, models, film and TV[edit]





Business, labor, philanthropy[edit]


Historical notables and early settlers[edit]


Military and government[edit]








Science, mathematics, medicine[edit]










Ice skating[edit]

Martial arts[edit]

Racket sports[edit]


Track and field[edit]






See also[edit]


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