Birth Place Matching "Jerusalem, Israel" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 (2010)).
Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born...
3. Tamar Pelzig
Actress | Dark
Born and raised in the old city of Jerusalem Israel, Tamar is an Award Winning actress, writer and jewelry designer. Tamar began her acting career in the prestigious Cameri theatre in Tel-Aviv, at the young age of 14, acting in the critically acclaimed production of 'Murder' (by Hanoch Levin), ...
5. 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 (1991) (aka "Over the Ocean"). Arriving in New York in ...
Actor | An American Tail
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...
7. Brian George
Actor | Batman: The Killing Joke
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 ...
14. Makram Khoury
Actor | The West Wing
Palestinian-Israeli actor Makram Khoury was the youngest artist and the first Arab to win the Israel Prize, the highest artistic honor in the country.
He is one of Israel's most respected actors, playing leads in all the major theatres as well as acting in films and on television.
Khoury is an ...
16. Vic Tablian
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Vic Tablian was born in Palestine, which was a British Mandate from 1917 to 1948. He is an actor, known for Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) in which he had two roles, as Peruvian guide Barranca and the Nazi collaborating "Monkey Man"; Midnight Express (1978); Navy Seals (1990); Sphinx (1981); Eleni ...
19. Godfrey Quigley
Actor | A Clockwork Orange
Godfrey Quigley was born on May 4, 1923 in Jerusalem, Palestine as Godfrey John Quigley. He was an actor, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Get Carter (1971). He was married to Genevieve Lyons. He died on September 7, 1994 in Dublin, Ireland.
21. Guy Oseary
Producer | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Guy Oseary's entrepreneurial leadership and global vision includes the development and innovative business management of artist brands, (Madonna), producing films (vampire film trilogy Twilight), concert tours (Madonna's "Sticky & Sweet Tour" grossed 408 million dollars), management of three-time ...
22. Shaike Ophir
Actor | Ha-Shoter Azulai
Born In Jerusalem Novenber 4th, 1929. Fourth generation Israeli. Educated at "Alliance" school of Jerusalem. In his teens studied at "Haohel" Theatre Studio. at the age of 15 joined the "Palmach" underground forces and participated in safeguarding the convoys to Jerusalem. Also fought at the "...
23. Tzahi Grad
Actor | Big Bad Wolves
Tzahi Grad was born in 1962 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an acclaimed actor, director and writer, known for Big Bad Wolves (2013), Giraffes (2001) and Foul Gesture (2006). Was nominated for many awards in Israel for his directing, as well as acting and writing. Won an Israeli Academy Award for Best ...
24. Adi Cohen
Producer | The Last Full Measure
Cohen is a former scholar at Tel Aviv University in the fields of English Literature and Classical History. In business, he is an expert on high risk, security high-tech stocks and has dealt extensively in venture capital investments since 1992 in New York.
DCR Finance Corp and Regal Capital ...
27. Avi Nir
Producer | Homeland
CEO, Keshet Media Group
Named the #1 Most Influential Person in Israeli Culture by Israel's top national Newspaper Haaretz in 2013, Avi Nir is the Chief Executive Officer of the Keshet Media Group and has led the company's charge to secure and maintain its position as the leading broadcaster in ...
32. Gili Ben-Ozilio
Actress | Ha-Yeladim Mi'Givat Napoleon
Gili Ben-Ozilio was born on January 18, 1963 in Jerusalem, Israel. She was an actress, known for Napoleon Hills Kids (2001), The Arbitrator (2007) and Not Without My Daughter (1991). She was married to Gil Frank and Amitai Yaish. She died on January 6, 2009 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
36. Tsilla Chelton
Actress | Pandora'nin kutusu
Tsilla Chelton was born on June 21, 1919 in Jerusalem, Palestine as Tsilla Schilton. She was an actress, known for Pandora's Box (2008), Auntie Danielle (1990) and The Musketeer (2001). She was married to Jacques Noël. She died on July 15, 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.
37. Amos Oz
Writer | A Tale of Love and Darkness
Amos Oz was born on May 4, 1939 in Jerusalem, Palestine as Amos Klausner. He was a writer, known for A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015), Black Box (1992) and My Michael (1974). He was married to Nily Zuckerman. He died on December 28, 2018 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
41. Chozy Rani Aiyub
Actor | The Encounter
Chozy Aiyub knew that one day he will make his way to the United States and become a star. Born and raised in Palestine, at a young age he was already involved in performing arts, creating film and music since his father had a very famous band/dance group called "Al-Kawakeb" - translates from ...
43. Jonas Quastel
Director | Scourge
Jonas Quastel is from Vancouver, Canada. He began his career in the lighting and camera departments. He soon began writing and had a quick succession of films produced. His directorial debut was The Untold (2002), with Lance Henriksen. He was co-director on the horror sequel "Ripper II", shot in ...
47. Dotan Baer
Dotan Baer, born in Jerusalem, Israel; Dotan Ya'akov Ben Moshe Ze'ev to Moshe and Ruth Ze'ev, has brought his military and intellectual genius to Hollywood. After graduating a Golden Key National Honor Society Member, receiving a bachelor's degree in finance at Florida Atlantic Univeristy, Boca ...