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Famous Jewish Actors and Actresses List

Famous Jewish actors: A list of Jewish celebrities, actors, and actresses with pictures are here for your information and knowledge. What actors are Jewish? All of these famous Jewish American actors and actresses were born into Jewish families and so are Jewish by birth. Some of these American Jewish actors have grown up to believe and practice different religions due to their parents' interfaith households or their own marriages. Others are strictly famous Jewish actresses and actors like Natalie Portman, Woody Allen, and Mila Kunis. Click on the actor or actress you're interested in to see how else they rank on Ranker lists.
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  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    CharactersAmy, Dolores, Lisa, Tooth fairy, Veronica Lodge

    Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress and singer. She is the world's highest-paid actress, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, has made multiple  ...more
  • BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    CharactersAlicia, Emilia Greenleaf, Anne Boleyn, Nina Sayers, Nina

    Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag; June 9, 1981) is an actress and filmmaker with dual Israeli and American citizenship. She is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award  ...more
  • BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States of America

    CharactersElijah Kane

    Steven Frederic Seagal (born April 10, 1952) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, martial artist, and musician who holds American, Serbian, and Russian citizenship. Seagal was born in  ...more
  • Age: 38

    BirthplaceChernivtsi, Ukraine

    CharactersBonnie, Anne, Meg Griffin, pyrimid contestant, Pepper

    Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis (; Ukrainian: Мілена Марківна Куніс; born August 14, 1983) is an American actress. In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from Soviet Ukraine to the United States with  ...more
  • Dec. at 60 (1956-2016)

    BirthplaceBurbank, California, USA

    CharactersAngela, Leia Organa

    Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, writer, and comedian. Fisher is best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role for which she  ...more
  • BirthplaceNelsonville, Ohio, United States of America

    CharactersAnnie, Patty Greene, Jo Ann Harris, Carrie Bradshaw, Kay Erickson

    Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress, producer, and designer. She is known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998–2004), for  ...more
  • BirthplaceWilliamsburg, New York City, New York, United States of America

    CharactersEsther Hoffman Howard, Daisy Gamble, Dolly Levi, Rozalin Focker, Claudia Faith Draper

    Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and filmmaker. In a career spanning six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment and  ...more
  • BirthplaceUpper East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America

    CharactersBilly Crystal, Ben Crane, Jodie Dallas, John Adams, Jack

    William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 80s for television roles as Jodie  ...more
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    CharactersHolly Holliday

    Gwyneth Kate Paltrow () (born September 27, 1972) is an American actress, singer, author, and businesswoman. She has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and two Screen  ...more
  • BirthplaceCairo, New York, United States of America

    CharactersCatherine Miller, The Girl

    Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an American actress who began her career as a child model. She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before she made her film  ...more
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    CharactersUsher, Drug Dealer, Jeff 'The beast' Sussman

    Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in  ...more
  • Dec. at 36 (1926-1962)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    CharactersVicky, Angela Phinlay, Ellen Wagstaff Arden, Nell Forbes, Lorelei Lee

    Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the  ...more
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    CharactersBuffy Summers, Daphne Blake

    Sarah Michelle Prinze (née Gellar; born April 14, 1977) is an American actress, producer and entrepreneur. After being spotted by an agent at the age of four in New York City, she made her acting  ...more
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    CharactersLarraine Cahill, Cory

    Kate Garry Hudson (born April 19, 1979) is an American actress, author, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence for her performance in the film Almost Famous (2000), for which she won a Golden  ...more
  • BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    CharactersMichelle, Jan, Willow Rosenberg, Suzy Simpson, Willow Rosenberg

    Alyson Lee Hannigan (born March 24, 1974) is an American actress and television presenter. She is best known for her roles as Willow Rosenberg on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer  ...more
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    CharactersColleen, Christy, Summer Roberts, Cindy, Jenny

    Rachel Bilson (born August 25, 1981) is an American actress. Born to a California show business family, Bilson made her television debut in 2003, and then landed the role of Summer Roberts on the  ...more
  • Age: 61

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    CharactersSam, School Kid, Eric

    Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, director and filmmaker. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) and the biopic Milk  ...more
  • BirthplaceThousand Oaks, California, USA

    CharactersTaffy

    Amanda Laura Bynes (born April 3, 1986) is a retired American actress, comedian, and fashion designer. After appearing in commercials and in plays, she rose to prominence as a child star in the late  ...more
  • BirthplaceWest Deal, New Jersey, USA

    CharactersOlivia, Olivia, Leah, Emma Jean, Marni

    Ashley Michelle Tisdale (born July 2, 1985) is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, Tisdale was featured in over 100 advertisements and had minor roles in television and  ...more
  • BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    CharactersMelinda

    Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (; born October 11, 1985) is a U.S. actress and model. She is known for playing Jenny in EuroTrip (2004), Nona F. Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete  ...more
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    CharactersAllison Ellison, Alison Martin

    Emmanuelle Grey Rossum (born September 12, 1986) is an American actress, television director, and singer-songwriter. She is known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series  ...more
  • Age: 34

    BirthplaceSan Luis Obispo, California, USA

    CharactersHarry Potter, Billy Joel, Davey Hunkerhoff, Horrg, Bowling Pin

    Zachary David Alexander Efron (; born October 18, 1987) is an American actor and singer. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading  ...more
  • BirthplaceMinnesota, United States of America

    CharactersAllison Taylor, Fran, Melissa Warburton

    Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29, 1971), known professionally as Winona Ryder, is an American actress. She is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award and has been nominated for two Academy  ...more
  • BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    CharactersPatrick Pewterschmidt

    Robert John Downey Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor, producer and singer. His career has been characterized by critical and popular notoriety in his youth, followed by a period of  ...more
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    CharactersClay Darren, Sr., Woody Goodman

    Steven Robert Guttenberg (born August 24, 1958) is an American actor, author, businessman, producer, and director. He starred in 1984's Police Academy, and went on to perform in lead roles in  ...more