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List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Jerusalem, with photos when available. These renowned Jerusalem actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Jerusalem, but everyone on this list grew up in Jerusalem and considers it to be their home. This list includes Jerusalem TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Jerusalem then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Jerusalem. Various bits of information are available for these Jerusalem celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

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This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Jerusalem?" and "Who are the most famous Jerusalem actors?"
Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Jerusalem
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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 success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003. In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman won a Golden Globe Award and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Closer. She won a Constellation Award for Best ...more

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

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Brian George is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Jerusalem
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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 restaurateur Babu Bhatt on Seinfeld and the New Delhi gynecologist father of Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory. ...more

Acted In: The Pink Panther Show, M.A.S.K., The Pink Panther, Father of the Pride, Mike^! Lu & Og, + more

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United Kingdom, Israel

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Eli Elezra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Jerusalem
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Eliahu Ilan Elezra is an Israeli professional poker player and businessman, now living in Las Vegas, Nevada. While he was in Israel, Elezra was a lieutenant in the Golani Brigade. He was bedridden by a leg injury; during this time he began playing poker. Before moving to Las Vegas, Elezra spent several years working in Alaska, prior to starting his career as a professional poker player. Since moving to America, Elezra has had numerous money finishes in the World Series of Poker in Omaha, Texas Hold 'em and Draw events. In July 2004, Elezra won the World Poker Tour $10,000 no limit hold'em event at the 2004 Mirage Poker Showdown, where he won $1,024,574. Elezra has played in "The Big Game" in ...more

Acted In: National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker, World Series of Poker 2003, Poker Superstars, Intercontinental Poker Championship

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

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Mili Avital is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Jerusalem
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Mili Avital is an Israeli American actress. Avital built a successful international career. She started in her native Israel, starring on stage, film and Television, winning the Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1992, and nominated for Best Actress in 1994. That year she moved to New York and started to work almost immediately in the America. She has maintained her career in both countries since. ...more

Acted In: Stargate, Arabian Nights

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

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