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List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators  

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Famous American Jewish writers and producers: This is a collective list of all Jewish writers, producers and creators who have worked in Hollywood. Jewish writers, producers and creators in America were instrumental in establishing the Hollywood studio system in the early 20th Century. One recent study showed, the figure of Jewish writers and producers in US is as high as 59 percent among top-grossing films. All American Jewish producers and writers are listed here, of which many are exceptional for creating Hollywood's most successful, entertaining and influential movies.

Who are some of the most famous Jewish producers, screenwriters and creators. Take a look and see who the most famous Jewish producers of all time are. These guys are some of Hollywood's biggest names and are operators behind the scenes. Their names along are worth their weight in gold, but that's what comes with being an iconic Hollywood producer.
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 52
Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many ...more
Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 63
William "Bill" Maher, Jr. is an American political satirist, writer, producer, political commentator, television host, actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. Before his role as ...more
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 71
Lawrence Gene "Larry" David is an American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer. He was the co-creator, with Jerry Seinfeld, of the television series Seinfeld, and was its ...more
Nikki Reed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 27
Nicole Houston "Nikki" Reed is an American actress, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and model. She became known in 2003, after the release of the film Thirteen, directed by Catherine ...more
Seth Green is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 45
Seth Benjamin Green is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer, and director. Green is the creator and executive producer and most-frequent voice on Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, where he is ...more
Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 96
Carl Reiner is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer. He is best known for his role in a comedy duo with Mel Brooks. He is also known for his role on Your ...more
Stanley Kubrick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
Dec. at 71 (1928-1999)
Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor who did much of his work in the United Kingdom. Part of the New Hollywood film-making wave, he ...more
Zach Braff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 43
Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff is an American actor, director and screenwriter. Braff first became known in 2001 for his role as Dr. John Dorian on the television series Scrubs, for which ...more
Matt Stone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 47
Matthew Richard "Matt" Stone is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, television director, producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for being the co-creator of South ...more
Eli Roth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 46
Eli Raphael Roth is an American film director, producer, writer and actor. He is known for directing the horror film Hostel and its sequel, Hostel: Part II. He is also known for his role as ...more
Judd Apatow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 51
Judd Apatow is an American producer, director, comedian, actor, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in comedy films, and is the founder of Apatow Productions and also developed the ...more
Jerry Bruckheimer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 75
Jerry Bruckheimer is a film and television producer.
Christopher Guest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 67
Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest, better known as Christopher Guest, is an English-American screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian who holds dual British ...more
Rod Serling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
Dec. at 51 (1924-1975)
Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science fiction ...more
Sydney Pollack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
Dec. at 74 (1934-2008)
Sydney Irwin Pollack was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. ...more
Aaron Spelling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
Dec. at 83 (1923-2006)
Aaron Spelling was an American film and television producer. As of 2009, Spelling's eponymous production company Spelling Television holds the record as the most prolific television writer, with ...more
Aaron Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 57
Aaron Benjamin Sorkin is an American screenwriter, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men and The Farnsworth Invention; the television series Sports Night, ...more
Norman Lear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 96
Norman Milton Lear is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude. ...more
Joel Silver is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 66
Joel Silver is an American film producer, known for action films like Lethal Weapon, Die Hard and The Matrix trilogy. He is owner of Silver Pictures and co-founder of Dark Castle Entertainment. ...more
Sam Simon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 63
Samuel Michael "Sam" Simon was an American director, producer, writer, animal rights activist, boxing manager, tournament poker player, and philanthropist, most noted as co-creator of ...more
James L. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 78
James Lawrence "Jim" Brooks is an American director, producer and screenwriter. Growing up in North Bergen, New Jersey, Brooks endured a fractured family life and passed the time by ...more
Sam Mendes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 53
Samuel Alexander "Sam" Mendes, CBE is an English stage and film director. He is best known for directing the comedy-drama film American Beauty, which earned him the Academy Award and ...more
John Landis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 65
John David Landis is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer. He is known for his comedy films, his horror films, and his music videos with Michael Jackson. He directed ...more
Robert Evans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
age 88
Robert Evans is an American film producer and former studio executive, best known for his work on Rosemary's Baby, Love Story, The Godfather and Chinatown.
Max Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Jewish Producers, Screenwriters and Creators
Died at 89 (1883-1972)
Max Fleischer was an Polish Jewish American animator, inventor, film director and producer. Fleischer was a pioneer in the development of the animated cartoon and served as the head of Fleischer ...more