Jewish Actors of Hollywood

You may have watched many Jewish Movies, but do you know the actors who are actually Jewish. There are many profound, versatile, and remarkable Jewish actors in Hollywood, such as:

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem on June 9, 1981. She has dual American and Israeli citizenship and got her first big break with the 1994 hit film Leon the Professional, opposite Jean Reno. She then starred in the superhit Star Wars trilogy as Padme Amidala.

She has won a Golden Globe and has also been nominated for an Oscar for Closer’s role. She is known for her mind-blowing performances in Black Swan, Leon: The Professional, V for Vendetta, Thor, and Star Wars: Episode I.

Woody Allen

Heywood “Woody Allen” was born on December 1, 1935. He is a renowned actor, director, producer, playwright, and comedian. He is one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood today. He is known for his Midnight roles in Paris, Annie Hall, Blue Jasmine, Match Point, Manhattan, and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Jewish Actors of Hollywood

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson was born on November 22, 1984. She made her debut with the fantasy comedy North (1994) and immediately appeared in the hit comedy Manny & Lo (1996). She is known for her memorable performances in Match Point, The Island, Avengers, and Avengers: Age of Ultron as Black Widow, The Prestige, Don Jon, The Ghost in the Shell voicing the huge python Kaa in The Jungle Book.

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford is an actor and producer, born on July 13, 1942. He got his first big break playing Han Solo’s character in the Star Wars film series and the famous archaeologist explorer with a whip in the Indiana Jones trilogy.

He is well-known for his roles in the Star Wars trilogy, Indiana Jones trilogy, Air Force One, The Fugitive, Apocalypse Now, Presumed Innocent, Firewall, Extraordinary Measures, and Cowboys & Aliens.

Adam Sandler

This comedian-actor was born on September 9, 1966. He is an actor, director, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer. He started his career as a member of the hit TV show ‘Saturday Night Live. He is mainly known for his comedy roles in movies like You don’t mess with the Zohan, Grown Ups I and II, The Waterboy, Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Mr. Deeds voicing the Dracula in Hotel Transylvania I and II.

Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman was born on August 8, 1937, and came into the movie business in 1960. He is an actor, producer, director, and master of the theater arts. He is well known for his Kramer vs. Kramer, Rain Man, Chef, Midnight Cowboys, Little Big Man, Straw Dogs, Papillon, Lenny, Marathon Man, All the President’s Men, Hook, and Wag the Dog.

Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, and is the son of veteran actors and comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Ben is well-known for his roles in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Night at The Museum trilogy, Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, The Cable Guy, and voicing Alex the Lion in the hit animation franchise Madagascar. He also made an appearance in the hit comedy TV series ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S.’