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1. Odeya Rush Odeya Rush Actress, The Odd Life of Timothy Green Odeya was born in Haifa, Israel, to parents Maia and Shlomo. She has six brothers (including two sets of twins). Her family is Ashkenazi Jewish. When she was nine, she moved to Alabama, in the U.S., so that her father could take a job as a security consultant. Two years later, the family moved to the NYC area so Odeya could pursue acting...
2. Natalie Portman Natalie Portman Actress, V for Vendetta Natalie Portman was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, to a Jewish family. She is the only child of a doctor father (from Israel) and an artist mother (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington, D.C., when she was still very young...
3. Gal Gadot Gal Gadot Actress, Fast & Furious 6 Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to an Ashkenazi Jewish family (from Poland, Austria, Germany, and Czechoslovakia). She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004. Gal began modeling in the late 2000s, and made her film debut in the fourth film of the Fast and Furious franchise...
4. Moran Atias Moran Atias Actress, The Next Three Days
5. Alona Tal Alona Tal Actress, Broken City
6. Ashraf Barhom Ashraf Barhom Actor, The Kingdom
7. Ayelet Zurer Ayelet Zurer Actress, Man of Steel Ayelet Zurer is one of Israel's most acclaimed actresses. She first garnered the attention of Hollywood when cast by Steven Spielberg in her first English speaking role as Eric Bana's wife in the Oscar® nominated film Munich. Since arriving in the United States, Zurer has starred in Studio films including Sony Pictures' Vantage Point with Dennis Quaid and William Hurt...
8. Gene Simmons Gene Simmons Self, Be Cool 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 Haifa, Israel in August, 1949 of Hungarian background and moved to New York as a young child. Like many American teenagers of the 1960s, he was influenced by a fascination with comic book super heroes...
9. Sarai Givaty Sarai Givaty Actress, The Legend of Hercules 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"...
10. Oded Fehr Oded Fehr Actor, The Mummy
11. Daniella Kertesz Daniella Kertesz Actress, World War Z
12. Inbar Lavi Inbar Lavi Actress, House of Dust
13. Sasha Roiz Sasha Roiz Actor, The Day After Tomorrow 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"...
14. Raviv Ullman Raviv Ullman Actor, Pixel Perfect 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...
15. 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 Ramat Aviv Gimmel...
16. 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 Me'ever Layam (aka "Over the Ocean"). Arriving in New York in 1994, she was immediately cast as the female lead in Roland Emmerich's Stargate...
17. Bar Refaeli Bar Refaeli Self, Episode #16.89
18. Iddo Goldberg Iddo Goldberg Actor, Defiance
19. Topol Topol Actor, Fiddler on the Roof
20. Brian George Brian George Actor, Horrible Bosses 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...
21. Meital Dohan Meital Dohan Actress, Girafot
22. Noam Murro Noam Murro Director, 300: Rise of an Empire
23. Ari Folman Ari Folman Writer, Waltz with Bashir
24. Hiam Abbass Hiam Abbass Actress, The Visitor
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. Yvan Attal Yvan Attal Actor, Rush Hour 3
27. Avi Lerner Avi Lerner Producer, The Expendables Nu Image, Inc. Co-Chairman and principal Avi Lerner is one of the most experienced, prolific and successful independent filmmakers of our time. A well respected feature film producer and distributor, Lerner's reputation, business acumen and impact on the motion picture industry is known worldwide. Recently labeled The Most Unlikely Movie Mogul by The Hollywood Reporter...
28. Salim Dau Salim Dau Actor, James' Journey to Jerusalem
29. Menahem Golan Menahem Golan Producer, The Delta Force Menahem Golan was born Menahem Globus to parents of Polish decent in Tiberias, Israel, in May 1929. In his early years, he was a pilot for the fledgling Israeli Air Force, changing his surname to Golan for patriotic reasons in 1948. A few years later, he took the first step towards his future career by attending the Old Vic Theatre School in London...
30. 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...
31. Michael Aloni Michael Aloni Actor, Out in the Dark
32. Avi Arad Avi Arad Producer, Iron Man
33. 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.
34. Esti Ginzburg Esti Ginzburg Self, Exposure: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2011
35. Ariel Vromen Ariel Vromen Director, The Iceman Born in Israel, Ariel Vromen has been the creative force behind numerous projects including Feature Films, Shorts, Music videos, and Documentaries and has directed and produced many projects for major production entities such as First Look Films, Screen Media Universal, Lightning Entertainment, Film Colony and Next Wave Films...
36. Jonah Lotan Jonah Lotan Actor, The Jacket
37. Alon Aboutboul Alon Aboutboul Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
38. Shirly Brener Shirly Brener Actress, Righteous Kill
39. Yamit Sol Yamit Sol Actress, You Don't Mess with the Zohan
40. Amir Blumenfeld Amir Blumenfeld Actor, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
41. Yiftach Klein Yiftach Klein Actor, Fill the Void
42. Ido Mosseri Ido Mosseri Actor, You Don't Mess with the Zohan
43. Raz Degan Raz Degan Actor, Alexander 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 ...
44. Rod Lurie Rod Lurie Writer, Nothing But the Truth Talented film critic-turned-director who burst onto the scene in late 2000 with his hotly debated political thriller The Contender. That film launched Lurie into the spot of filmmakers-to-watch and stood out amongst a year's worth of mindless and politically empty films. Born in Israel, Lurie spent his childhood living in Connecticut and Hawaii...
45. Hany Abu-Assad Hany Abu-Assad Director, Paradise Now
46. Lior Ashkenazi Lior Ashkenazi Actor, Walk on Water
47. Ronit Elkabetz Ronit Elkabetz Actress, The Band's Visit Born in Beershaba in 1964, Ronit was an awkward child who felt she was different from others but when she became an actress (more or less by chance at the age of 24) with a star role in Daniel Wachsmann's 'Hameyu'ad', this complex became an asset. This beautiful brunette realized she could relate to the rest of the world by expressing her inner emotions...
48. Vince Offer Vince Offer Actor, The Underground Comedy Movie
49. Guri Weinberg Guri Weinberg Actor, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
50. Boaz Davidson Boaz Davidson Producer, The Expendables
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