Famous Jewish Actors - List of Famous Jewish Actors

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.

Woody Allen, Scarlet Johannson and Adam Sandler are a few famous Jewish actors.

The Most Famous Jewish Actors

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Jack BlackAugust 28, 1969AmericanJack Black is a renowned American actor-producer and voice artist
Joaquin PhoenixOctober 28, 1974AmericanJoaquin Phoenix is a famed actor of Hollywood known for the films, ‘Walk the Line’ and ‘Gladiator’
Richard LewisJune 29, 1947AmericanRichard Lewis is an American comedian
Alan ArkinMarch 26, 1934AmericanAlan Arkin is an Oscar winning actor, director, comedian, musician and singer
Paul MuniSeptember 22, 1895AmericanPaul Muni was an American stage and film actor known for playing the lead in ‘Scarface.’ This biography of Paul Muni provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.
Shia LaBeoufJune 11, 1986AmericanShia LaBeouf is one of the most popular American film and television actors
Andy SambergAugust 18, 1978AmericanAndy Samberg is an award-winning American comedian, actor, musician and filmmaker
Matthew BroderickMarch 21, 1962AmericanMatthew Broderick is an American actor, best known for his performances in the movie ‘Ferris Bueller's Day Off’ and the Broadway production ‘The Producers’.
Jerry SeinfeldApril 29, 1954AmericanJerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, producer and author
Art GarfunkelNovember 5, 1941AmericanArt Garfunkel is an American singer, poet, and actor
Corey Haim

Corey Haim

Corey Ian Haim was a Canadian actor who was quite popular during the 1980s as a teen idol

CanadianDecember 23, 1971266 views

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is an American singer who is a major figure in the western pop music scenario

AmericanMay 24, 1941190 views

Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel is an American singer, poet, and actor

Paul Simon

Paul Simon is a popular American musician and singer-songwriter

AmericanOctober 13, 1941218 views

Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, film director and producer

AmericanNovember 30, 1965237 views

John Garfield

John Garfield was an American actor, best known for playing rebels and antiheroes on the big screen

AmericanMarch 4, 191394 views

Paul Newman

Paul Newman was an Academy Award winning American actor and also a prominent philanthropist

AmericanJanuary 26, 1925220 views

Laurence Harvey

Laurence Harvey was a Lithuanian-born South African actor best known for his role in ‘Room at the Top.’ This biography of Laurence Harvey provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Paul Muni

Paul Muni was an American stage and film actor known for playing the lead in ‘Scarface.’ This biography of Paul Muni provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

AmericanSeptember 22, 1895433 views

Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas or Issur Danielovitch Demsky is an American actor, producer and director