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1. Gal Gadot Gal Gadot Actress, Wonder Woman Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to an Ashkenazi Jewish family. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer, who is a sixth-generation Israeli. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004...
2. Natalie Portman Natalie Portman Actress, Black Swan Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan). Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati...
3. Odeya Rush Odeya Rush Actress, Goosebumps Odeya Rush was born and raised in Haifa, Israel, along with her six brothers. She began acting at the age of 14 when she starred in "The Odd Life of Timothy Green." She then went on to do "The Giver" alongside Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep, and "Goosebumps" opposite Jack Black. At age 18, she wrote, directed and starred in her own short film called "Thanks.
4. Inbar Lavi Inbar Lavi Actress, The Last Witch Hunter
5. Ayelet Zurer Ayelet Zurer Actress, Angels & Demons Ayelet Zurer is one of Israel's most acclaimed actresses. She was born in Tel Aviv, and first garnered the attention of Hollywood when she was cast by Steven Spielberg in her first English-speaking role, as Eric Bana's character's wife in the Oscar® nominated film Munich. Since arriving in the United States...
6. Oded Fehr Oded Fehr Actor, The Mummy
7. Alona Tal Alona Tal Actress, Broken City Alona Tal, an Israeli-American singer and actress, was born on October 20, 1983 in Herzlia, Israel. She began her career after serving in the Israeli Defense Forces. Her big break came in 2003 starring in an Israeli film. At the time she also starred in two television series in the country, and also dabbled in music...
8. Brian George Brian George Actor, Hotel Transylvania The youngest of four siblings, Brian George was born in Jerusalem to Jewish parents in July 1952. Both of his parents had immigrated to Israel from India. His father was born in Iraq but raised in Bombay and his mother was born and raised in India. When Brian was a year old, the family immigrated to London...
9. Sasha Roiz Sasha Roiz Actor, Grimm Raised in Montreal, Canada, Roiz trained theatrically at the Guildford Conservatoire (UK). Upon returning to Montreal, he began to work consistently in theatre, earning a nomination for his performance at the "Masques Awards" (Quebec's Theatre Awards). Roiz's introduction to feature films was in a supporting role in the blockbuster "The Day After Tomorrow," followed by "16 Blocks"...
10. Topol Topol Actor, Fiddler on the Roof
11. Mili Avital Mili Avital Actress, Stargate Mili Avital began her career, at the age of 17, in Christopher Hampton's "Dangerous Liaisons", at the Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv. Among her Israeli films, she won the 1992 Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Over the Ocean (aka "Over the Ocean"). Arriving in New York in 1994, she was immediately cast as the female lead in Roland Emmerich's Stargate...
12. Iddo Goldberg Iddo Goldberg Actor, Peaky Blinders
13. Moran Atias Moran Atias Actress, The Next Three Days
14. Gene Simmons Gene Simmons Self, The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years Best known as the fire breathing, blood splitting and larger than life co-founder of hard rock supergroup, KISS. Simmons was actually born Chaim Witz in August 1949 in Haifa, Israel, the son of Hungarian Jewish parents, Flóra "Florence" (Klein or Kovács) and Feri Yechiel Witz. He moved to New York as a young child...
15. Hiam Abbass Hiam Abbass Actress, The Visitor
16. Daniella Kertesz Daniella Kertesz Actress, World War Z
17. Efrat Dor Efrat Dor Actress, The Zookeeper's Wife
18. Hany Abu-Assad Hany Abu-Assad Director, Paradise Now
19. Alon Aboutboul Alon Aboutboul Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
20. Magi Azarzar Magi Azarzar Actress, Muralim
21. Raviv Ullman Raviv Ullman Actor, Phil of the Future Raviv Ullman was born in Eilat, Israel, to American parents, Laura (Ehrenkranz), a teacher, and Brian Ullman, a printer. His family is Jewish, and his maternal grandfather, Joseph Ehrenkranz, is an Orthodox rabbi. Through his mother, Raviv is a first cousin, twice removed, of U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman...
22. Noa Tishby Noa Tishby Actress, The Island In her homeland, Israel, Noa Tishby's name is synonymous with stardom. An actress and a producer, Tishby got her first big break at 16 playing the lead in the hit original musical "King David", for which she won national recognition. She got a full scholarship with The National Museum of Arts and went on to play the lead in the nation's highest-rated prime-time drama...
23. Avraham Aviv Alush Avraham Aviv Alush Actor, The Shack Aviv Alush is an Israeli actor of Tunisian heritage. He was born in 1982 in Northern Israel, and grew up in Karmiel. After 3 years in the army he moved to Tel-Aviv and Started building his acting career. In 2011, he married his wife Nofar a lawyer. The couple has 3 kids , a daughter and two sons. He is known for his work in "The Gordin Cell" (2012)...
24. Ashraf Barhom Ashraf Barhom Actor, The Kingdom
25. Nehemiah Persoff Nehemiah Persoff Actor, Some Like It Hot Born in 1919 (some sources say 1920) in Jerusalem, Nehemiah Persoff immigrated with his family to America in 1929. Following schooling at the Hebrew Technical Institute of New York, he found a job as a subway electrician doing signal maintenance until an interest in the theater altered the direction of his life...
26. Rona-Lee Shim'on Rona-Lee Shim'on Actress, Fauda
27. Meital Dohan Meital Dohan Actress, Girafot Meital is an 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 such as Ugly Betty, Romeo and Juliet, Dancing with the Stars and many more. US audiences were first introduced to Meital in her breakout role as Yael Hoffman on Showtime's Weeds...
28. Etan Cohen Etan Cohen Writer, Tropic Thunder
29. Ori Pfeffer Ori Pfeffer Actor, Dig
30. Lior Ashkenazi Lior Ashkenazi Actor, Big Bad Wolves
31. Shira Haas Shira Haas Actress, Princess
32. Bar Refaeli Bar Refaeli Self, MTV Europe Music Awards 2011
33. Ishai Golan Ishai Golan Actor, Hatufim
34. Ralph Bakshi Ralph Bakshi Director, The Lord of the Rings Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. Born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Bakshi grew up in Brownsville after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and was later transferred to the High School of Industrial Arts and graduated with an award in cartooning in 1957...
35. Igal Naor Igal Naor Actor, The Honourable Woman
36. Hani Furstenberg Hani Furstenberg Actress, The Loneliest Planet
37. Jonah Lotan Jonah Lotan Actor, Generation Kill
38. Maisa Abd Elhadi Maisa Abd Elhadi Actress, Omor Shakhsiya
39. Ali Suliman Ali Suliman Actor, Lone Survivor Ali Suliman was born 1977, in Nazareth. His interest in the dramatic arts led him to the prestigious " Acting School" in Tel-Aviv, where he graduated in the year 2000. At the end of his studies, he joined the "Commedia Dell'Arte", Masks Theater group in London. Ali decided to broadened his horizons within the boundaries of drama...
40. Yvan Attal Yvan Attal Actor, Rush Hour 3
41. Oren Moverman Oren Moverman Writer, The Messenger
42. Sarai Givaty Sarai Givaty Actress, Words with Gods Sarai Givaty, sometimes spelled Sarai Givati, is a well known actress, and model in Israel. Her first role was in a live sketch on the Israeli tonight show (Kol Layla) where she played an American reporter. The segment was very successful. On the final show, Israeli hush critic Raana Shacked called it "the pick of the show"...
43. Lior Raz Lior Raz Actor, Haganenet
44. Giulia Nahmany Giulia Nahmany Actress, Love by Design Giulia Nahmany is an actress and producer, born on the 16th of January, 1983 in [Kfar Saba], [Israel] to a Jewish Ashkenazi family. Giulia showed love for the performing arts since a young age, deciding that she would pursue this as a career. She began working during her teenage years, while attending the American International school of Bucharest...
45. Michael Aloni Michael Aloni Actor, Ha-Shminiya
46. Gideon Raff Gideon Raff Writer, Homeland
47. Eyal Podell Eyal Podell Actor, Behind Enemy Lines Eyal was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and was raised in Hong Kong before moving to New York at the age of 8. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
48. Raz Degan Raz Degan Actor, Titus Raz Degan was born in the Kibbutz Sde Nehemia in Israel . At the age of 21 after three years military service in the Israeli Army he became a male model and commenced an itinerant lifestyle traveling around the world. The love for travel and adventure has lead raz to travel to over then 100 countries in the past 2 decades ...
49. Yousef 'Joe' Sweid Yousef 'Joe' Sweid Actor, The Bubble
50. Ido Mosseri Ido Mosseri Actor, You Don't Mess with the Zohan
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