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11. Marisa Tomei
Years in the Borough: A native, raised in the Midwood neighborhood
Neighborhood Spirit: She brought her Brooklyn pride to the silver screen in "My Cousin Vinny" and won herself a nice little Oscar statue for it. And while she wears less leggings and uses minimal hair spray these days, she's still got that unmistakable Brooklyn grit. I, for one, certainly wouldn't front with her.