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Celebrities riding the subway in New York City

Stars -- they're just like us! Well, sort of.

They may have private cars in Hollywood (OK, here too), but these celebs know that sometimes you just can't beat the subway for getting around New York City.

Cynthia Nixon

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"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams rode the C train together on March 28, 2018, to chat about transit issues as a part of her campaign for governor.

John Turturro

On a Tuesday afternoon, you won't find actor
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On a Tuesday afternoon, you won't find actor John Turturro traveling between boroughs via limousine or horse-drawn carriage. You'll find him riding the B train, absorbed in a copy of the New York Times. We spotted Turturro waiting for the train on April 25, 2017.

Brandy

Brandy treated straphangers to a song in July
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Brandy treated straphangers to a song in July 2015, but she did not get a very enthusiastic response.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton, with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz
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Hillary Clinton, with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., rode the No. 4 train after a campaign stop at Yankee Stadium on April 7, 2016.

Eugene Mirman

Brooklyn comedian Eugene Mirman, who voices a character
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Brooklyn comedian Eugene Mirman, who voices a character on "Bob's Burgers," chatted about his career with fans while riding the subway on Jan. 14, 2015.

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman rode the C train in December
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Nick Offerman rode the C train in December 2014. A "Parks and Recreation" fan can only hope this means Leslie Knope wasn't too far behind.

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore, just like us, puts her makeup
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Drew Barrymore, just like us, puts her makeup on underground. She posted this photo on Instagram with the caption, "Concealing on the subway" in June 2014.

Willie Garson

Would Stanford Blatch ever ride the subway? Who
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Would Stanford Blatch ever ride the subway? Who knows, but Willie Garson of "Sex and the City" was spotted on the L train.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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"Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, left, and Justin Mikita wait for the subway at the Spring Street stop in SoHo in 2014.

Bill Nye

Bill Nye, as in, Billy Nye the Science
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Bill Nye, as in, Billy Nye the Science Guy, rides the subway in New York City.

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes rode the subway home from her
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Katie Holmes rode the subway home from her Broadway play "Dead Accounts" on Nov. 5, 2012.

Naomi Watts

A family affair! Naomi Watts took her sons
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A family affair! Naomi Watts took her sons Alexander and Samuel to school on the subway on Nov. 4, 2013.

Kevin Bacon

Wearing a hat and sunglasses, Kevin Bacon was
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Wearing a hat and sunglasses, Kevin Bacon was spotted riding the New York City subway in April 2012.

Elizabeth Olsen

Actress Elizabeth Olsen waits for the C train
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Actress Elizabeth Olsen waits for the C train on Sept. 5, 2013, in New York City.

Sir Ian McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen waits for the subway on
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Sir Ian McKellen waits for the subway on Oct. 25, 2013, in New York City.

Taylor Kitsch

Actor Taylor Kitsch was spotted waiting for the
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Actor Taylor Kitsch was spotted waiting for the No. 1 train at Columbus Circle on Dec. 3, 2013, with a bunch of friends. An unexpected guest? A giant cockroach, which the star quickly stomped on.

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