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Many celebrities love living in New York City. Brooklyn, in particular, has caught the attention of many of the rich and famous. Who are they and where do they live? Fortunately, Ranker.com has the inside scoop on who’s who in Brooklyn and where they decided to hang their hats.
1. Anne Hathaway
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Everyone’s favorite The Devil Wears Prada star was actually born in New York. After she achieved stardom, it was only natural that she bought an apartment in Dumbo, Brooklyn. She’s currently a Goodwill ambassador on a mission to promote gender equality.
2. Sarah Jessica Parker
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This Sex and The City star actually loves the city life. Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband Matthew Broderick, who is best known for his role in _Ferris Bueller’s Day Off_and his Broadway performances, live together in their Brooklyn Heights townhouse with their beautiful daughter.
3. Maggie Gyllenhaal
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Maggie Gyllenhaal has had an award-winning acting career that spans mainstream film, indie movies, and television programs. She now lives with her husband, Peter Sarsgaard, and their adorable daughter in Park Slope.
4. Michelle Williams
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Michelle Williams still lives in the Hoyt Street home that she shared with her fiancé Heath Ledger. This beautiful home in the Boerum Hill neighborhood has a peaceful garden and a three-car garage.
5. Keri Russel
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Another resident of Brooklyn Heights, Keri Russel is neighbors with Sarah Jessica Parker. She’s best-known for her leading role in Felicity and her part in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
6. Paul Giamatti
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Being the producer of some of the greatest modern films like Saving Private Ryan and The Illusionist, Paul Giamatti had no problem buying a $1.3 million condo in Brooklyn Heights.
7. John Turturro
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Italian-American actor John Turturro has lived in Brooklyn his whole life. He’s best-known for his outstanding roles in The Big Lebowski and O Brother, Where Art Thou. He owns a beautiful home in Park Slope, where he likes to frequent the local Italian restaurants.
8. Steve Buscemi
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This amazing Boardwalk Empire star is also known for many other memorable roles in movies like Con Air and Armageddon. He currently lives in Park Slope.
9. Patrick Stewart
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Star Trek fans unite! Patrick Stewart paid a cool $2.5 million for a condo in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, making him neighbors with Steve Buscemi and John Turturro.
10. Norah Jones
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As a life-long New Yorker, Norah Jones still lives in Brooklyn, on Amity Street, right between the Cobble Hill and Brooklyn Heights neighborhoods. She is a 9-time Grammy winner who has recently come out with her sixth solo album, called Day Breaks.
This is just a glimpse at the stars who call Brooklyn home. There are even more celebrities who started out in this vibrant borough and moved onto live elsewhere. We wish all these celebrities the best as they enjoy the city life with their families.