Famous New Yorkers Trivia Questions & Answers

1.I am a rap star who made it big in 2003 with my album Get Rich or Die Tryin, with sales of over 15 million copies worldwide. I chose my nickname when I was growing up in Queens because I thought it represented a change to the person I want to be. Who am I? [-- ----]

2.I came from Brooklyn and was one of the first women to attend Harvard Law School. I was the second woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court and am now the Court?s oldest member. Who am I? [Ruth Bader G-------]

3.Which Italian-American actress from New York won an Academy Award for the role of Mona Lisa in the comedy My Cousin Vinny in 1992? [M----- T----]

4.The man often referred to as the father of the atomic bomb was father in New York City in 1904. Who was he? [Robert O----------]

5.I came from Manhattan and became one of the most famous film directors of all time. I directed classic movies like Spartacus, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Full Metal Jacket. Who am I? [S------ K------]

6.I was born in the Bronx and became of the biggest musicians of the 1980s. My first #1 album was about 52d Street in New York, and Christie Brinkley was my Uptown Girl. Who am I? [----- ----]

7.Most people think Hollywood when they hear her name, but she was born in New York City. Her grandfather was a famous hotel magnate, and despite the name of the reality show that she starred in, she has not had a Simple Life. Who is she?

8.Recent years have been very good for Stefani Germanotta, 25, a singer/songwriter from New York City. America has gone gaga over her music. What is her stage name? [---- G---]

9.This famous feminist politician from New York City was elected to Congress in 1970 after her famous campaign slogan This woman's place is in the House of Representatives. Who was she? [Bella A----]

10.Although I was born in California, my career with the New York Yankees makes me one of the most famous New Yorkers ever. I was the only player ever selected for the All-Star team every year of my career and -my record for the longest consecutive game hitting streak still stands. Who am I? [Joe --------]

11.I came from Brooklyn to become one of televisions early stars. Although the job my character had on my big hit show was no honeymoon, Ralph Kramden didn't mind. Who am I? [J----- G------]

12.I left Italy with my family and came to New York at age 10, and grew up to become the godfather of organized crime in the US. Although some people might call me lucky, I was deported from the United States and died of a heart attack in Italy. Who was I? [L---- L------]

13.Even though there weren't any whales where I grew up in New York City, my novel Moby Dick is considered one of the great works in American literature. Who was I? [H----- M-------]

14.Even though New York City is known as a great melting pot for the world's cultures, this native actress became famous for her encounter with a different type of alien. [S-------- W-----]

15.This author from Manhattan wrote one great novel in his career. Catcher in the Rye is one of the greatest teen novels ever written. Who was he? [-.-. --------]

16.This famous New Yorker wants to be kissed as though it were the last time, who would you be puckering up to? [-------- B-----]

17.Oprah knew how much this New Yorker would jump for love, who was the jumper? [--- ------]

18.If I considered myself a True Star, what famous New Yorkers fragrance would I be wearing? [Tommy --------]

19.Who found Angela Bassett to be the object of his blood sucking desire? [E---- M-----]

20.Who is the Arthur of chaos for the Heffernans and pretty Frank with Jerry Seinfeld? [----- Stiller]

21.Although, his Last Embrace was not found in The Happiness Cage he is definitely a King of New York; but Ronald will never be The Last Man Standing, who is he? [C---------- W-----]

22.The Guggenheim was privy to Vivid and affectionate portraits of our country, due to the famous illustrations of this 20th century American painter? [Norman R-------]

23.His famous code was popular before the telephone tapped the boundaries of communication. [Samuel M----]

24.Born to a vaudeville father and dancing mother, I became Mr Entertainment before I was old enough to spell the word? [----- ----- Jr]

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