It is widely believed that the Jewish community originated in Israel and eventually many followers of the religion relocated to different parts of the world. Jewish individuals have carved a niche for themselves in fields like sports, science, art and medicine over the years. The contribution of Jewish individuals to world cinema definitely deserves a mention. Woody Allen, Harrison Ford, Ben Stiller, Jake Gylenhaal, Adam Sandler, Daniel Radcliffe, Dustin Hoffman and Daneil Day Lewis are a few famous Jewish actors who have earned fans in almost every nook and corner of the world. All these individuals have redefined the word ‘acting’ and have been inspiring millions of others to express themselves either on stage or in front of the camera.
Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix
28 October 1974, Puerto Rican, American
Jake GyllenhaalJake Gyllenhaal
19 December 1980, American

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
09 September 1966, American

Shia LaBeoufShia LaBeouf
11 June 1986, American

Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
09 December 1916, American
Michael DouglasMichael Douglas
25 September 1944, American
Actor, Producer

Harrison FordHarrison Ford
13 July 1942, American
American actor

Matthew BroderickMatthew Broderick
21 March 1962, American

James FrancoJames Franco
19 April 1978, American
Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Teacher
Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
29 April 1954, American

Paul RuddPaul Rudd
06 April 1969, American
Andy SambergAndy Samberg
18 August 1978, American

Paul NewmanPaul Newman
26 January 1925, American

Sean PennSean Penn
17 August 1960, American
Academy Award Winning Actor
Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum
22 October 1952, American

Ben StillerBen Stiller
30 November 1965, American
Adam BrodyAdam Brody
15 December 1979, American

Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American

Dustin HoffmanDustin Hoffman
08 August 1937, American
Joseph Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon-Levitt
17 February 1981, American
Actor, Director

Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28 June 1926, American
American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer
Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941, American
Singer, Songwriter

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
29 November 1949, American
Stand-up Comedian

Gene WilderGene Wilder
11 June 1933, American

Don RicklesDon Rickles
08 May 1926, American
Stand-up Comedian
Adrien BrodyAdrien Brody
14 April 1973, American
Actor, Producer
Henry Franklin WinklerHenry Winkler
30 October 1945, American

Corey FeldmanCorey Feldman
16 July 1971, American
Actor & Singer

Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947, American

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director
Rob SchneiderRob Schneider
31 October 1963, American
Actor, Comedian, Director, Screenwriter

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Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16 March 1926, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director

Jason SegelJason Segel
18 January 1980, American

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
08 December 1925, American

Bill GoldbergBill Goldberg
27 December 1966, American
Professional Wrestler
Corey HaimCorey Haim
23 December 1971, Canadian

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
17 January 1949, American
Seth GreenSeth Green
08 February 1974, American

Idina MenzelIdina Menzel
30 May 1971, American

David DuchovnyDavid Duchovny
07 August 1960, American
Jesse EisenbergJesse Eisenberg
05 October 1983, American

Jerry StillerJerry Stiller
08 June 1927, American
Jon StewartJon Stewart
28 November 1962, American
American comedian

Josh PeckJosh Peck
10 November 1986, American
Actor & Stand-up Comedian

Jason SchwartzmanJason Schwartzman
26 June 1980, American
Actor, Screenwriter, and Musician

David CrossDavid Cross
04 April 1964, American

Alan ArkinAlan Arkin
26 March 1934, American
Actor and Director
Art GarfunkelArt Garfunkel
05 November 1941, American

Frank OzFrank Oz
25 May 1944, American

Bob SagetBob Saget
17 May 1956, American
Stand-up Comedian

Jeremy PivenJeremy Piven
26 July 1965, American
Judd NelsonJudd Nelson
28 November 1959, American
American actor

Albert BrooksAlbert Brooks
22 July 1947, American
Actor, Comedian, Director
Rod SerlingRod Serling
25 December 1924, American
Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator

Harvey FiersteinHarvey Fierstein
06 June 1952, American

George BurnsGeorge Burns
20 January 1896, American
Milton BerleMilton Berle
12 July 1908, American

Matt StoneMatt Stone
26 May 1971, American
Actor, Animator, Producer, Director, Songwriter
Jack BennyJack Benny
14 February 1894, American
Comedian, Vaudevillian

Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
24 February 1921, American

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
18 January 1911, American
Bryan GreenbergBryan Greenberg
24 May 1978, American

Sid CaesarSid Caesar
08 September 1922, American
Comedian, Actor
Laurence HarveyLaurence Harvey
01 October 1928, Lithuanian

Harpo MarxHarpo Marx
23 November 1888, American

Adam ArkinAdam Arkin
19 August 1956, American

John GarfieldJohn Garfield
04 March 1913, American
Chico MarxChico Marx
22 March 1887, American
American comedian
Jackie MasonJackie Mason
09 June 1931, American
American comedian

Paul MuniPaul Muni
22 September 1895, American

Adam PascalAdam Pascal
25 October 1970, American
Actor, Singer, Musician

Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992, British
Richard LewisRichard Lewis
29 June 1947, American
Comedian & Actor

Richard DreyfussRichard Dreyfuss
29 October 1947, American
American actor

Jason AlexanderJason Alexander
23 September 1959, American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Film

Kevin KlineKevin Kline
24 October 1947, American
American film actor

Ike BarinholtzIke Barinholtz
18 February 1977, American
Josh CharlesJosh Charles
05 September 1971, American

Oded FehrOded Fehr
23 November 1970, Israeli
Stage actor, Film actor
Dan FoglerDan Fogler
20 October 1976, American

Gary MortonGary Morton
19 December 1924, American

Charles GrodinCharles Grodin
21 April 1935, American
screenwriter, stage actor, film actor, television
Mark MargolisMark Margolis
26 November 1939, American

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17 November 1901, American
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage
Mel TorméMel Tormé
13 September 1925, American
Actor, Singer, Composer, Novelist, Songwriter,

Sasha MitchellSasha Mitchell
27 July 1967, American

Adam PallyAdam Pally
08 March 1982, American

Joe BesserJoe Besser
12 August 1907, American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television
Paul LukasPaul Lukas
26 May 1891, Hungarian, American
actor, screenwriter, film actor

Adam RichAdam Rich
12 October 1968, American
Actor, Television actor
Shelley BermanShelley Berman
03 February 1925, American
Actor, Screenwriter, Teacher, Writer, Television

Eddie FisherEddie Fisher
10 August 1928, American
Traditional pop music
Dustin Neil DiamondDustin Neil Diamond