And Talent? Do you have any idea the people that have come from New Jersey
and into the Hearts of America and the World through entertainment?
Bill Hackett from West Orange, New Jersey,
currently in Kentucky, in one kickass Replay band. Check it out
here, and listen to some clips!
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One of My OtherFavorite Features:
Originally from Pilly (that's Philadelphia),
New Jerseayans are more than happy to adopt great people from Philly
as they also like to migrate here! Dennis
Donnelly: This Blues Guy is one of the BEST!
He tours, he entertains, he has CD's!
If you're into Blues, Check Him Out!! If You're Not, Check Him Out,
- from Jersey City, NJ and one of the best oldies groups ever!
and Costello: Bud Abbot was born in Asbury Park, NJ and Lou Costello
was born in Paterson, NJ. So who's on First?
Sciorra - Gloria Trillo, one of Tony's goomara (a.k.a. hoochie mama)
- Wethersfield, CT
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Jeter Pequannock, New Jersey - Derek Jeter is a shortstop
that has played 18 seasons for the New York Yankees.
Avery Atlantic City - Best known as the uncle and judge Philip
Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Scheider Orange - He was best known for his role as police
chief Martin C. Brody in the first two Jaws movies.
Harris Englewood - known for his performances in The Rock,
A Beautiful Mind, Enemy at the Gates, Apollo 13, and The Truman Show.
Handler Livingston - Chelsea Handler is a stand-up comedian
and the first female to have a late night talk show "Chelsea Lately".
Ripa Stratford - She is best known as the host of the popular
television program "Live! with Kelly".
- born Tracy Marrow he is a well-known actor and musician, has starred
on the popular NBC drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and
also stars in "Ice Loves Coco", a reality program about his
relationship with his wife.
Copperfield Metuchen - American Illusionist , Magician. He
has earned 11 Guinness Book of World Records and 21 Emmy Awards.
Cleef Somerville - film actor known for playing mainly villians
in Western and action films. Hes appeared in films such as "High
Noon", "For a Few Dollars More", and "The Good,
the Bad, and the Ugly".
- Newark - a former professional basketball player, he has won the NBA
championship four times, been voted to the NBA All-Star team fifteen
times, and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1993.
Montclair - a former American League baseball catcher, outfielder
and manager. As a player, coach or manager, Berra appeared in 21 World
Series. He is well-known for his Yogi-isms including, It
aint over til its over, I really didnt
say everything I said, and Its déjà
vu all over again.
Douglas - New Brunswick - Michael Douglas is an actor and producer,
primarily in movies and television. The winner of three Golden Globes
and two Academy awards, one as the producer of 1975s Best Picture,
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and one as the Best Actor in 1987
in Wall Street. He is the oldest son to actors Kirk Douglas and Diana
Buzz Aldrin, Astronaut
Glen Ridge - An American mechanical engineer, United States Air
Force pilot and astronaut, Buzz Aldrin will forever be known as the
Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 11. Buzz Aldrin was the second astronaut
to have ever walked on the moon and the first to have also spacewalked.