Famous Jewish Actors Of All Time

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler
62
Famous As: Known for His Leading Roles in Auteur Films
Birthdate: September 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix
47
Famous As: One of the Greatest Actors of the 21st Century
Birthdate: October 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 Paul Newman

Paul Newman
62
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: September 26, 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Paul Rudd

Paul Rudd
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 5 Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: April 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld
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Famous As: Actor & Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: April 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 William Shatner

William Shatner
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Famous As: Famous for His Portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in the 'Star Trek' Franchise
Birthdate: March 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Andy Samberg

Andy Samberg
19
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: August 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller
14
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: November 30, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian And Filmmaker
Birthdate: June 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 11 Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: June 11, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: August 29, 2016

 12 David Schwimmer

David Schwimmer
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Famous As: Known for His Performance in Sitcom 'Friends'
Birthdate: November 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 13 Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: February 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: August 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 Bob Saget

Bob Saget
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 9, 2022
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 16 Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 17 Sean Penn

Sean Penn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick
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Famous As: One of the Greatest Filmmakers in Cinematic History
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: March 7, 1999

 19 Larry David

Larry David
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Famous As: Best Known as The Cocreator of The Television series 'Seinfeld' & as The Star of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'
Birthdate: July 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 20 Rick Moranis

Rick Moranis
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: April 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 21 Jon Bernthal

Jon Bernthal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 22 Sean Astin

Sean Astin
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Famous As: Known for His Portrayal of Samwise Gamgee in the 'Lord of the Rings trilogy'
Birthdate: February 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 23 Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody
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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: April 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woodhaven, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg
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Famous As: Known for Playing Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg in Biographical Drama 'The Social Network'
Birthdate: October 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 25 Rob Schneider

Rob Schneider
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian & Veteran of The Comedy Series 'Saturday Night Live'
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 26 Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria
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Famous As: Known for Voicing Many Characters in the Animated Sitcom 'The Simpsons'
Birthdate: April 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor, Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 20, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 28 Miles Teller

Miles Teller
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States

 29 Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 30 Jason Segel

Jason Segel
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Famous As: Known for His Role as 'Marshall Eriksen' in The CBS sitcom 'How I Met Your Mother'
Birthdate: January 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 Michael Landon

Michael Landon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1991

 32 Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy
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Famous As: Known for Playing 'Spock' in The 'Star Trek' Franchise
Birthdate: March 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 27, 2015

 33 Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin
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Famous As: Actor, Director & Screenwriter
Birthdate: March 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 34 Corey Feldman

Corey Feldman
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Famous As: Actor, Musician & Activist
Birthdate: July 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 35 Gabriel Macht

Gabriel Macht
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 James Caan

James Caan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 37 Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Josh Gad

Josh Gad
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 Jerry Stiller

Jerry Stiller
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 2020
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 40 Logan Lerman

Logan Lerman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 41 Adam Brody

Adam Brody
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Carlsbad
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 42 Peter Falk

Peter Falk
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 2011
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 43 Ed Asner

Ed Asner
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Famous As: Actor, played Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and gained prominence as a political activist.
Birthdate: November 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: August 29, 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 44 Zach Braff

Zach Braff
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: April 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 45 Michael Rapaport

Michael Rapaport
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 46 Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 47 Noah Schnapp

Noah Schnapp
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 3, 2004
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, United States

 48 Victor Garber

Victor Garber
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 49 Josh Peck

Josh Peck
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Famous As: Actor & Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: November 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)