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 Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 5 Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: May 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas.
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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 7 Paul Newman

Paul Newman.
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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)
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 8 Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 9, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, New York, United States
Died: February 5, 2020

 9 James Franco

James Franco.
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Famous As: Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Teacher
Birthdate: April 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 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)

 11 Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld.
5
Birthdate: April 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 Andy Samberg

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

 13 Jack Black

Jack Black.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks.
3
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: June 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 15 Gene Wilder

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

 16 Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 17 Ben Stiller

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

 18 Dustin Hoffman

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

 19 Paul Simon

Paul Simon.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 20 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)

 21 Larry David

Larry David.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 22 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)

 23 William Shatner

William Shatner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 24 Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 26 Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr..
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 16, 1990
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 27 Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 28 Bill Goldberg

Bill Goldberg.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: December 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tulsa
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 29 Jerry Lewis

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

 30 Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 31 Adrien Brody

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

 32 Corey Feldman

Corey Feldman.
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Famous As: Actor & Singer
Birthdate: July 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 Don Rickles

Don Rickles.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: May 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 2017
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 34 Art Garfunkel

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

 35 Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin.
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Famous As: Actor and Director
Birthdate: March 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 Jason Segel

Jason Segel.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 37 Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart.
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Famous As: American comedian
Birthdate: November 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 38 Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 27, 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 40 David Duchovny

David Duchovny.
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Birthdate: August 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 41 Rob Schneider

Rob Schneider.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 42 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)

 43 Sam Smith

Sam Smith.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 44 Eddie Fisher

Eddie Fisher
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Traditional pop music
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: September 22, 2010
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 45 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)

 46 Frank Oz

Frank Oz.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hereford, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 Seth Green

Seth Green.
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Birthdate: February 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 48 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)

 49 Jerry Stiller

Jerry Stiller.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 50 Matt Stone

Matt Stone.
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Famous As: Actor, Animator, Producer, Director, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)