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Famous TV Actors from Israel

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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

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

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 ...more

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Alona Tal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Supernatural, Veronica Mars, Cult

Birthplace: Herzliya, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

Alona Tal (Hebrew: אלונה טל‎, IPA: [aˈlona ˈtal]; born October 20, 1983) is an Israeli singer and actress. She is known for her roles in Veronica Mars as cheerleader Meg Manning and in ...more

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Bar Refaeli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Entertainment Tonight, Spike Guys' Choice Awards, Million Dollar Shootingstar

Birthplace: Hod HaSharon, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Bar Refaeli (Hebrew: בר רפאלי; born 4 June 1985) is an Israeli model, television host, actress, and entrepreneur. Refaeli is considered among the most internationally successful models to come ...more

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Raviv Ullman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Phil of the Future, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, Rita Rocks

Birthplace: Eilat, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

Raviv "Ricky" Ullman (Hebrew: רביב אולמן‎; born January 24, 1986), is an Israeli-American actor, director, and musician. He is best known for playing Phil Diffy, the main character in ...more
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Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Mr. Romance, Jingles

Birthplace: Tirat Carmel, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

Gene Klein (born Chaim Witz on August 25, 1949), known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author, and ...more

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Brian George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
The Pink Panther Show, M.A.S.K., The Pink Panther

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United Kingdom, Israel

Brian George (born 1 July 1952) is an Israeli-English actor, singer, voice artist and comedian best known for playing Pakistani restaurateur Babu Bhatt on Seinfeld and the gynaecologist father ...more
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Daniel Barenboim is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel

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Nationality: Palestinian National Authority, Argentina, Spain, Israel

Daniel Barenboim, KBE (German: [ˈbaːʁənbɔʏm]; Hebrew: דניאל בארנבוים‎; born 15 November 1942) is a pianist and conductor who is a citizen of Argentina, Israel, Palestine, and Spain. The current ...more

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Ralph Bakshi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel

Birthplace: Haifa, Israel

Nationality: Israel

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Assi Dayan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
BeTipul, Mesudarim, Parashat Ha-Shavua

Birthplace: Nahalal, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Asaf "Assi" Dayan (Hebrew: אסף "אסי" דיין‎; 23 November 1945 – 1 May 2014) 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

Birthplace: Netanya, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Shiraz Tal (Hebrew: שירז טל‎; born October 13, 1974) 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 ...more
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Itzhak Perlman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel

Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן‎; born 31 August 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and music teacher. Over the course of his career, Perlman has performed worldwide, and ...more

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Gal Gadot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Entourage, The Beautiful Life: TBL, Asfur

Birthplace: Rosh HaAyin, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Gal Gadot Varsano (Hebrew: גל גדות‎, [ˈɡal ɡaˈdot]; born 30 April 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. At age 18, she was crowned Miss Israel 2004. She then served two years in the Israel ...more

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Chaim Topol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
The Winds of War, The 100 Greatest Musicals

Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Chaim Topol (Hebrew: חיים טופול‎, born September 9, 1935), also spelled Haym Topol, mononymously known as Topol, is an Israeli actor, singer, comedian, voice artist, film producer, author, and ...more
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Mili Avital is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Stargate, Arabian Nights

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

Mili Avital (Hebrew: מילי אביטל‎; born 30 March 1972) is an Israeli actress. Avital built an international career, starting in her native Israel, starring on stage, film and television, winning ...more
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Paul L. Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
The Doris Day Show, Masada, Mr. Terrific

Birthplace: Everett, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Paul Lawrence Smith (June 24, 1936 – April 25, 2012), most frequently credited as Paul Smith or Paul L. Smith, was an American actor. Burly, bearded and imposing, he appeared in feature films ...more
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Noa Tishby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel

Birthplace: Israel

Nationality: Israel

Noa Tohar Tishby (Hebrew: נועה טוהר תשבי‎; born May 22, 1975) is an Israeli actress, producer and singer.
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Yehoram Gaon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
HaDavar HaGadol HaBa, Krovim Krovim, Sabri Maranan

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Yehoram Gaon (Hebrew: יהורם גאון, born December 28, 1939) is an Israeli singer, actor, director, producer, TV and radio host, and public figure. He has also written and edited books on Israeli ...more
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Makram Khoury is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
House of Saddam

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Makram Jamil Khoury (Arabic: مكرم خوري‎, Hebrew: מכרם ח'ורי‎) is an Arab-Israeli actor, born 30 May 1945 in Jerusalem. He was the youngest artist and the first Arab to win the Israel Prize, the ...more
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Mark Ivanir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Im Angesicht des Verbrechens, The Gordin Cell

Birthplace: Ukraine, Chernivtsi Oblast

Nationality: Ukraine, Israel

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
M.A.S.H.A.

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Shaike Ophir (Hebrew: שייקה אופיר‎; November 4, 1928 – August 17, 1987) was an Israeli film and theater actor, comedian, playwright, screen writer, director, 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
The Word (US)

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality: United States of America, Israel

Nehemiah Persoff (born August 2, 1919) is an American retired actor. He appeared in more than 200 television series, films and plays in his career spanning 52 years.
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Moran Atias is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Tyrant, Crash

Birthplace: Haifa, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Moran Atias (Hebrew: מורן אטיאס‎; born April 9, 1981) is an Israeli-American actress and model. She gained fame in the Italian films Gas, Oggi sposi, and Mother of Tears. She is best known for ...more
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Lucy Dubinchik is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
Ha-Chatzer, A Touch Away, Michaela

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Russia, Israel

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

Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Oded Fehr (Hebrew: עודד פהר‎; born on 23 November 1970) is an Israeli actor, currently based in the United States. He is known for his appearance as Ardeth Bay in the 1999 remake of The Mummy ...more
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Gidi Gov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Israel
The Bourgeoisie, Yes What?!, Haverot Hachi Tovot

Birthplace: Rehovot, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Gidi Gov (Hebrew: גידי גוב; born Gideon Gov; 4 August 1950) is an Israeli singer, TV host, entertainer, and actor. He was married to Anat Gov with whom he had three children.