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List of famous TV actors from Israel, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Israel has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Israeli TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Israel this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Israel then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List TV actors include Shalom Hanoch, Yuval Semo and many more.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Israel in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Israeli actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Natalie Portman 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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Alona Tal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Alona Tal Supernatural, Veronica Mars, Cult Alona Tal is an Israeli-American singer and actress.

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Bar Refaeli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Bar Refaeli Entertainment Tonight, Spike Guys' Choice Awards, Million Dollar Shootingstar 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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Raviv Ullman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Raviv Ullman Phil of the Future, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, Rita Rocks Raviv Ullman (born January 24, 1986), is an Israeli-American actor and musician. He is best known for playing Phil Diffy, the main character in the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future. The ...more

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Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Gene Simmons Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Mr. Romance, Jingles 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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Brian George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Brian George The Pink Panther Show, M.A.S.K., The Pink Panther 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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Daniel Barenboim is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim is an Argentine pianist and conductor. Currently, he is general music director of La Scala in Milan, the Berlin State Opera, and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he previously served ...more

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Ralph Bakshi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Ralph Bakshi Ralph Bakshi is an American director of animated and live-action films. In the 1970s, he established an alternative to mainstream animation through independent and adult-oriented productions. ...more

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Assi Dayan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Assi Dayan BeTipul, Mesudarim, Parashat Ha-Shavua Asaf "Assi" Dayan was an Israeli film director, actor, screenwriter and producer.

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Shiraz Tal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Shiraz Tal Shiraz Tal is an Israeli fashion model. Tal began her modeling career at age 15 in Paris, after being discovered by the Image Models modeling agency of Israel. She is best known for her work as ...more

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Itzhak Perlman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue.

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Gal Gadot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Gal Gadot Entourage, The Beautiful Life: TBL, Asfur Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress and fashion model. She won the Miss Israel title in 2004 and went on to represent Israel at the 2004 Miss Universe beauty pageant. She is the leading fashion ...more

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Chaim Topol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Chaim Topol The Winds of War, The 100 Greatest Musicals 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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Mili Avital is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Mili Avital Stargate, Arabian Nights 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 ...more

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Paul L. Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Paul L. Smith The Doris Day Show, Masada, Mr. Terrific Paul Lawrence Smith, better known as Paul L. Smith, was an American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, and comedian, best known for generally portraying villains and "heavies". His most ...more

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Noa Tishby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Noa Tishby Noa Tohar Tishby is an Israeli actress, producer, model and singer.

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Yehoram Gaon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Yehoram Gaon HaDavar HaGadol HaBa, Krovim Krovim, Sabri Maranan Yehoram Gaon is a Jewish Israeli singer, actor, director, producer, TV and radio host, and public figure. He has also written and edited books on Israeli culture. The son of Sephardic Jewish ...more

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Makram Khoury is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Makram Khoury House of Saddam Machram Huri is an actor.

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Mark Ivanir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Mark Ivanir Im Angesicht des Verbrechens, The Gordin Cell Mark Alexandrovich Ivanir is a Russian-born Israeli actor who began his career in Israel, in 1985.

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Shaike Ophir is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Shaike Ophir M.A.S.H.A. Shaike Ophir was an Israeli film actor and comedian, and the country's first mime.

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Nehemiah Persoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Nehemiah Persoff The Word (US) Nehemiah Persoff is a Jerusalem-born American actor.

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Moran Atias is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Moran Atias Tyrant, Crash Moran Atias is an Israeli actress. She gained notoriety in the Italian films Gas, Oggi sposi, and Mother of Tears. She is best known for her work with Paul Haggis in the 2008 TV series Crash and ...more

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Lucy Dubinchik is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Lucy Dubinchik Ha-Chatzer, A Touch Away, Michaela Lucy Dubinchik is an actress.

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Oded Fehr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Oded Fehr Covert Affairs, Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?, Sleeper Cell 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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Gidi Gov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Gidi Gov The Bourgeoisie, Yes What?!, Haverot Hachi Tovot Gidi Gov is an Israeli singer, TV host, entertainer, and actor. Gov was married to playwright Anat Gov, with whom he has three children.

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Sasha Roiz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Sasha Roiz Grimm, Warehouse 13, Caprica Sasha Roiz is an Israeli-Canadian actor. He is best known for his portrayals of Sam Adama in the science fiction television series Caprica, and Captain Sean Renard in the American dark fantasy ...more

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Amnon Dankner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Amnon Dankner Polishuk Amnon Dankner was an Israeli newspaper editor and author. He was the editor of the mass-circulation daily Maariv for six years.

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Yigal Naor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Yigal Naor The Honourable Woman, House of Saddam, Occupation 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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Eyal Podell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Eyal Podell The Young and the Restless, Defying Gravity Eyal Podell is an Israeli-born American actor who is known for his portrayal of Professor Adrian Korbel on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. Podell played the role of Dr. Evram ...more

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Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Sue Bird Suzanne Brigit "Sue" Bird is an American-Israeli professional women's basketball player for the Seattle Storm and UMMC Ekaterinburg. In high school, she was the New York State Player ...more

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Jonah Lotan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Jonah Lotan Pan Am, Generation Kill Yair "Jonah" Lotan is an Israeli actor.

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Gila Almagor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Gila Almagor BeTipul Gila Almagor is an Israeli actress, film star, and author. In Israel she is known as "queen of the Israeli cinema and theatre".

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Yisrael Poliakov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Yisrael Poliakov Achorey HaChadashot, Hakol Dvash Yisrael "Poli" Poliakov was an Israeli comedian and actor. Poliakov was born in Jerusalem, and grew up in Tel Aviv. He became one of the three members of the Israeli comedy group,

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Noam Zylberman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Noam Zylberman COPS, My Pet Monster, ALF: The Animated Series Noam Zylberman is a voice actor best known for the voice of Split Kit from Garbage Pail Kids and also the voice of Bentley Raccoon in the popular animated series The Raccoons from 1987 to 1990. ...more

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Lior Ashkenazi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Lior Ashkenazi BeTipul Lior Ashkenazi is an Israeli screen and stage actor.

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Michael Oren is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Michael Oren Michael B. Oren is an American-born Israeli historian, author, politician, and former ambassador to the United States. A noted scholar, Oren has written books, articles, and essays on Middle ...more

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Yossi Banai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Yossi Banai Pillar of Fire Yosef "Yossi" Banai was an Israeli performer, singer, actor, and dramatist.

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Avri Gilad is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Avri Gilad The World Tonight Avri Gilad is an Israeli media personality. Avraham Gilad started his professional career in the mid-1980s as a host on Israel Defense Forces Radio. He has hosted many television game shows, ...more

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Uri Gavriel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Uri Gavriel House of Saddam Uri Gavriel is an Israeli theater, film and TV actor. Winner of the Ophir Award and Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2005 as Best Actor in film "What a Wonderful Place".

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Ninet Tayeb is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Ninet Tayeb Our Song Ninet Tayeb is an Israeli-pop rock singer and actress who became widely known as the first winner of Kokhav Nolad. She is currently performing after the release of her fourth album.

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Uri Geller is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Uri Geller Back to Reality, Phenomenon, The Successor Uri Geller is an Israeli illusionist, well known internationally as a magician, television personality, and self-proclaimed psychic. He is known for his trademark television performances of ...more

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Yael Bar Zohar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Yael Bar Zohar HaDavar HaGadol HaBa Yael Bar Zohar is an Israeli actress, model and television host.

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Sasson Gabai is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Sasson Gabai Special Ops Sasson Gabai is an Israeli actor. Winner of an Ophir Award, Asia Pacific Screen Award, European Film Awards and Jerusalem Film Festival in 2007 as Best Actor in a highly acclaimed Israeli film ...more

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Steve Bond is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Steve Bond Steve Bond is an Israeli American television actor and model.

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Dudu Topaz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Dudu Topaz Hakol Zaz Im Dudu Topaz, Reshut HaBidur, Bubot Dudu Topaz was an Israeli TV personality, comedian, actor, screenwriter, playwright, author and radio and television host. In August 2009 he committed suicide while incarcerated, having been ...more

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Yael Goldman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Yael Goldman Exit Yael Goldman is an Israeli actress, TV host and model.

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Roman Zaretsky is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Roman Zaretsky Roman Zaretsky is an Israeli ice dancer. With his sister, Alexandra Zaretsky, he is the 2009 Skate America bronze medalist, 2009 Golden Spin of Zagreb champion, a three-time Nebelhorn Trophy ...more

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Aviv Geffen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Aviv Geffen Inyan Shel Zman אביב גפן (נולד ב-10 במאי 1973) הוא זמר-יוצר, מוזיקאי, מלחין, פזמונאי ומפיק מוזיקלי ישראלי. גפן הוא שותפו של סטיבן וילסון לצמד "בלאקפילד". גפן ידוע בתור הזמר שסחף את הנוער הישראלי בשנות ...more

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Jonathan Erlich is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Jonathan Erlich Jonathan Dario "Yoni" Erlich is a professional Israeli tennis player. He plays doubles, primarily. He won the men's doubles title at the 2008 Australian Open with Andy Ram. He attained ...more

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Meital Dohan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Meital Dohan Woke Up Dead Meital Dohan is an Israeli award-winning actress in theater, film, and television; including two Israeli Oscar nominations and an Israeli Tony Award. In Israel she was part of major productions ...more