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
 
Shia LaBeoufShia LaBeouf
11 June 1986, American
Actor

Paul RuddPaul Rudd
06 April 1969, American
Actor

Michael DouglasMichael Douglas
25 September 1944, American
Actor, Producer

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
09 December 1916, American
Actor

Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter
Jake GyllenhaalJake Gyllenhaal
19 December 1980, American
 

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
09 September 1966, American
Actor

Harrison FordHarrison Ford
13 July 1942, American
American actor

James FrancoJames Franco
19 April 1978, American
Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Teacher
Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum
22 October 1952, American
Actor

Andy SambergAndy Samberg
18 August 1978, American
Actor
Matthew BroderickMatthew Broderick
21 March 1962, American
Actor

Paul NewmanPaul Newman
26 January 1925, American
Actor

Sean PennSean Penn
17 August 1960, American
Academy Award Winning Actor
Ben StillerBen Stiller
30 November 1965, American
 

Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
29 April 1954, American
 
Joseph Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon-Levitt
17 February 1981, American
Actor, Director

Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American
Actor

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

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
29 November 1949, American
Stand-up Comedian
Adam BrodyAdam Brody
15 December 1979, American
Actor

Corey FeldmanCorey Feldman
16 July 1971, American
Actor & Singer

Gene WilderGene Wilder
11 June 1933, American
 

Dustin HoffmanDustin Hoffman
08 August 1937, American
 
Alan ArkinAlan Arkin
26 March 1934, American
Actor and Director
Adrien BrodyAdrien Brody
14 April 1973, American
Actor, Producer

Don RicklesDon Rickles
08 May 1926, American
Stand-up Comedian

Henry Franklin WinklerHenry Winkler
30 October 1945, American
Actor

Rob SchneiderRob Schneider
31 October 1963, American
Actor, Comedian, Director, Screenwriter
Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947, American
 

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Corey HaimCorey Haim
23 December 1971, Canadian
Actor

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

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
17 January 1949, American
Entertainer
Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16 March 1926, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director

Jason SegelJason Segel
18 January 1980, American
Actor
Idina MenzelIdina Menzel
30 May 1971, American
Actress

Seth GreenSeth Green
08 February 1974, American
 

Jesse EisenbergJesse Eisenberg
05 October 1983, American
Actor
Jerry StillerJerry Stiller
08 June 1927, American
Comedian

Bill GoldbergBill Goldberg
27 December 1966, American
Professional Wrestler
Jason SchwartzmanJason Schwartzman
26 June 1980, American
Actor, Screenwriter, and Musician

Frank OzFrank Oz
25 May 1944, American
 

David DuchovnyDavid Duchovny
07 August 1960, American
 

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

David CrossDavid Cross
04 April 1964, American
 
Matt StoneMatt Stone
26 May 1971, American
Actor, Animator, Producer, Director, Songwriter

Art GarfunkelArt Garfunkel
05 November 1941, American
Singer

Jon StewartJon Stewart
28 November 1962, American
American comedian

Bob SagetBob Saget
17 May 1956, American
Stand-up Comedian
Jeremy PivenJeremy Piven
26 July 1965, American
Actor

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

George BurnsGeorge Burns
20 January 1896, American
 
Harvey FiersteinHarvey Fierstein
06 June 1952, American
Actor

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
18 January 1911, American
Actor
Adam ArkinAdam Arkin
19 August 1956, American
Actor

Milton BerleMilton Berle
12 July 1908, American
 

Paul MuniPaul Muni
22 September 1895, American
Actor
Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
24 February 1921, American
Actor

Jack BennyJack Benny
14 February 1894, American
Comedian, Vaudevillian
Harpo MarxHarpo Marx
23 November 1888, American
Comedian

Bryan GreenbergBryan Greenberg
24 May 1978, American
Actor

Laurence HarveyLaurence Harvey
01 October 1928, Lithuanian
Actor

Sid CaesarSid Caesar
08 September 1922, American
Comedian, Actor
Chico MarxChico Marx
22 March 1887, American
American comedian
John GarfieldJohn Garfield
04 March 1913, American
Actor

Jackie MasonJackie Mason
09 June 1931, American
American comedian

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

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

Richard DreyfussRichard Dreyfuss
29 October 1947, American
American actor

T.J. MillerT.J. Miller
04 June 1981, American
Actor

Kevin KlineKevin Kline
24 October 1947, American
American film actor

Jason AlexanderJason Alexander
23 September 1959, American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Film
James DeenJames Deen
07 February 1986, American
Actor

Nat WolffNat Wolff
17 December 1994, American
Actor
Ike BarinholtzIke Barinholtz
18 February 1977, American
Comedian

Josh CharlesJosh Charles
05 September 1971, American
Actor

Emory CohenEmory Cohen
13 March 1990, American
Actor
Dan FoglerDan Fogler
20 October 1976, American
Actor

Gary MortonGary Morton
19 December 1924, American
Comedians
Charles GrodinCharles Grodin
21 April 1935, American
screenwriter, stage actor, film actor, television

Mark MargolisMark Margolis
26 November 1939, American
Actor

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17 November 1901, American
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage

Oded FehrOded Fehr
23 November 1970, Israeli
Stage actor, Film actor
Marc WalliceMarc Wallice
03 October 1959, American
Actor

Mel TorméMel Tormé
13 September 1925, American
Actor, Singer, Composer, Novelist, Songwriter,
Sasha MitchellSasha Mitchell
27 July 1967, American
Actor

Adam PallyAdam Pally
08 March 1982, American
Actor
Joe BesserJoe Besser
12 August 1907, American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television

Amir ArisonAmir Arison
24 March 1978, American
Actor
Mr. PeteMr. Pete
30 January 1980, American
Actor