Premiere of 'The Revisionist' held at the Cherry Lane Theatre

6. Woody Allen

Real Name: Allen Konigsberg

J-Connection: Famed director Woody Allen has become a household name due to such smash hits as “Annie Hall” or more recently, “Blue Jasmine.” Brooklynite Allen, born Konigsberg, has a strong Jewish connection too, as both his parents were second-generation Jewish immigrants.