New Jersey Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Anne Hathaway and Eli Manning to join New Jersey Hall of Fame.

August 6, 2020
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Anne Hathaway and Eli Manning to join New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Since 2005, the New Jersey Hall of Fame has honored a group of New Jersey residents every year from the entertainment, sports, arts, public service, and enterprise worlds. Of course there are a couple of exceptions.

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This year’s ceremony will be pre-recorded and broadcasted on October 18th.

Here is the full list of inductees:

Arts and Entertainment

• Danny Aiello, Ramsey, actor

• John Amos, Newark, actor

• Mary Chapin Carpenter, Princeton, singer-songwriter

• Ed Harris, Tenafly, actor

• Anne Hathaway, Millburn, actor

• Cissy Houston, Newark, soul and gospel singer

• Ernie Kovacs, Trenton, comedian, actor and writer

• The Nelson Family, Jersey City, stars of "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet"

• Flip Wilson, Jersey City, television show host, comedian and actor

Sports

• Rick Barry, Roselle Park, former NBA forward

• Gerry Cooney, Fanwood, former boxer

• Eli Manning, Summit, former NFL quarterback

• Robert Mulcahy III, Mendham, Former Rutgers University athletic director

• C. Vivian Stringer, Piscataway, Rutgers women’s basketball coach

Arts and Letters

• Charles Addams, Westfield, "The Addams Family" creator

• Stephen Crane, Newark, author

• Joyce Kilmer, New Brunswick, journalist

• Fran Lebowitz, Morristown, author and public speaker 

• Mort Pye, Tewksbury, newspaper editor

Public Service

• Dr. Virginia Apgar, Westfield, anesthesiologist

• Sister Jane Brady, Paterson, former CEO of St. Joseph’s Health

• Martin Dempsey, Jersey City, former Army general and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

• Alfred Driscoll, Haddonfield, former New Jersey governor and president of Warner-Lambert

• Milton Friedman, Rahway, economist

Enterprise

• The Borg Family, Hackensack, former newspaper publishers

• Linda Bowden, East Brunswick, board chair of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, regional president at PNC Bank

• Fairleigh Dickinson, Rutherford, Co-founder of Becton Dickinson, benefactor of Fairleigh Dickinson University 

• Steve Kalafer, Flemington, Chairman of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Brands

• Joseph Simunovich, West New York, Former Hudson County freeholder director and chairman of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority