Certain areas of the world are known far and wide because of celebrity roots tracing back to such locations. But when we look at the QUEENS area of New York the list is PROFOUND! Check out this handful of Hollywood stars that spent part of their lives in QUEENS! This list is pretty impressive! Burt Young – Landed roles in well over 100 movies…including his major claim to fame as PAULIE PENNINO, Rocky’s brother in law in the Rocky Film series…all the way through Rocky Balboa in 2007! Burt is from Corona and once lived on Bell Boulevard in Bayside…cabeesh?! BOXERS-burt Hank Azaria — An actor from “The Birdcage” and the dogwalker on “Mad About You,” he is from Forest Hills Godfrey Cambridge — comedian-actor who graduated from Flushing High School. David Caruso — The former “NYPD Blue” star grew up in Forest Hills Gardens and graduated from Archbishop Molloy High School in Jamaica. Robert Chartoff — The producer of the film “Rocky” grew up in Kew Gardens Hills, down the block from Simon and Garfunkel. Fran Drescher — The actress, like her character, “The Nanny,” is from Flushing and lived near Queens College. She graduated from Hillcrest High School in Jamaica. QUEENS-fran-goldie Goldie Hawn — began her career by appearing as a go-go dancer at the 1964 World’s Fair. Madeleine Kahn — This Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and two-time Oscar nominee attended Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village. Bob Keeshan — “Captain Kangaroo” graduated from Forest Hills High School.