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List of famous film actors and actresses from Israel, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Israel has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Israeli screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Israel and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List includes Miri Bohadana, Gal Gadot and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Israeli actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Israel?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Israel in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Israeli film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Thor, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
Natalie Portman is an Israeli-born American actress, producer, and director. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno, but mainstream ...more

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Suzanne Pleshette is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
The Birds, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Support Your Local Gunfighter
Suzanne Pleshette was an American actress and voice actress. After beginning her career in the theatre, she began appearing in films in the early 1960s, such as Rome Adventure and Alfred ...more

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Chaim Topol is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Flash Gordon, Fiddler on the Roof, For Your Eyes Only
Chaim Topol, often billed simply as Topol, is an Israeli theatrical and film performer, singer, actor, writer and producer. He has been nominated for an Academy Award and a Tony Award, and has ...more

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Rita is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Ben is Back
Rita Jahan Foruz is a singer and actor.

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Yigal Naor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
300: Rise of an Empire, Green Zone, Rendition
Yigal Naor is an Israeli actor. Naor was born in Givatayim of Iraqi Jewish descent. He has appeared in the American films Munich, Green Zone and Rendition. Naor portrays Saddam Hussein in the ...more

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Raz Degan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Alexander, Titus, Special Forces
Raz Degan is an Israeli model and actor of cinema, television and theatre, who resides in Italy. In 2009, he co-starred in Barbarossa, an Italian film based on the life of Frederick I ...more

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Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Be Cool, Detroit Rock City, The Runaway
Gene Simmons is an Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, and television personality. Known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the ...more

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Micah Lewensohn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Micah Lewensohn Footnote
Micah Lewensohn is an actor and a theater director.

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Tomer Yosef is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Tomer Yosef The Band's Visit
Tomer Yosef is a musician.

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Brian George is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Horrible Bosses
Brian George is a British-Israeli actor and voice actor for Indian accents, who typically plays guest roles for characters of South Asian descent. Perhaps his most famous roles are Pakistani ...more

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Esti Ginzburg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Twelve
Esti Ginzburg, is an Israeli fashion model. She has modelled in international campaigns for brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, Pull and Bear, and Castro. She was also featured in the 2009, ...more

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Aaron Cohen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Haywire
Aaron Cohen is a film actor.

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Alex Sendrowitz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Alex Sendrowitz A Film Unfinished, Igor & the Cranes' Journey, Hotel Lux
Alex Sendrowitz is an actor.

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Netta Garti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Turn Left at the End of the World, Wild Dogs, Love Life
Netta Garty is an Israeli actress.

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Ravit Rozen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Eyes Wide Open, Free Zone, Time of Favor
Ravit Rozen is an actor.

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Nehemiah Persoff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Some Like It Hot, The Last Temptation of Christ, An American Tail
Nehemiah Persoff is a Jerusalem-born American actor.

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Oded Fehr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
The Mummy, Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Extinction
Oded Fehr is an Israeli film and television actor now based in the United States. He is known for his appearance as Ardeth Bay in the 1999 remake of The Mummy and its sequel The Mummy Returns, ...more

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Tarik Kopty is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Tarik Kopty The Band's Visit, Lemon Tree, Omar
Tarik Kopty is an actor.

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Bar Refaeli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Session, Tommy Hilfiger Presents: Ironic Iconic America, Kidon
Bar Refaeli is an Israeli fashion model, television host, actress and businesswoman. She has led campaigns for Garnier, Escada, Piaget SA, Chanel, Desigual, Subaru, Gap, Samsung, Moët & ...more

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Raida Adoon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Raida Adoon Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol, Tale of the Three Jewels, Batman at the Checkpoint
Raida Adon is an actress.

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Menahem Golan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Devarim, Dangerous Dance
Menahem Golan was an Israeli director and producer. He produced movies for such stars as Sean Connery, Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Charles Bronson, and was known ...more

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Mark Ivanir is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Schindler's List, The Terminal, Get Smart
Mark Alexandrovich Ivanir is a Russian-born Israeli actor who began his career in Israel, in 1985.

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Alona Tal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Broken City, Taking Five, College
Alona Tal is an Israeli-American singer and actress.

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Shira Katzenelenbogen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
Shira Katzenelenbogen Stitches, Cannon Fodder
Shira Katzenelenbogen is an actress.

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Modi Rosenfeld is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Israel
The Perfect Holiday, Ira & Abby, Stand Up
Modi Rosenfeld, known professionally as Modi is a stand-up comedian, actor, and cantor.