Birth Place Matching "Israel" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. 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 ...

2. 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 (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. Ali Suliman

Actor | The Kingdom

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...

4. Oded Fehr

Actor | The Mummy Returns

Oded Fehr was born on November 23, 1970 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor, known for The Mummy Returns (2001), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) and The Mummy (1999). He has been married to Rhonda Tollefson since December 22, 2000. They have three children.

5. 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 12 in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), and starred in The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), when she was 14. She then went on to do The Giver (2014) alongside Jeff Bridges and ...

6. Alona Tal

Actress | Veronica Mars

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 ...

7. Inbar Lavi

Actress | The Last Witch Hunter

Inbar Lavi was born in Holon, Israel. She is an actress, known for The Last Witch Hunter (2015), Imposters (2017) and Getting That Girl (2011).

8. Ayelet Zurer

Actress | Man of Steel

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 (2005). Since arriving in ...

9. Topol

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Topol was born on September 9, 1935 in Tel Aviv, Palestine as Chaim Topol. He is an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Flash Gordon (1980) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He has been married to Galia Topol since October 23, 1956. They have three children.

10. 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 (1991) (aka "Over the Ocean"). Arriving in New York in 1994...

11. Sasha Roiz

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Raised in Montreal, Canada, Roiz trained theatrically at the Guildford School of Acting (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 ...

12. Daniella Kertesz

Actress | World War Z

Daniella Kertesz was born on March 11, 1989 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for World War Z (2013).

13. Gene Simmons

Actor | Extract

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 ...

14. Moran Atias

Actress | The Next Three Days

Moran Atias was born on April 9, 1981 in Haifa, Israel. She is an actress and producer, known for The Next Three Days (2010), Third Person (2013) and Mother of Tears (2007).

15. Rona-Lee Shim'on

Actress | A Quiet Heart

Rona-Lee Shim'on was born on January 9, 1983 in Ramat Gan, Israel. She is an actress, known for A Quiet Heart (2016), Policeman (2011) and Leak (2012).

16. Moran Rosenblatt

Actress | Lipstikka

Moran Rosenblatt was born on September 14, 1985 in Tel Aviv, Israel. She is an actress and director, known for Lipstikka (2011), Shablulim BaGeshem (2013) and Hatuna MeNiyar (2015).

17. Iddo Goldberg

Actor | Peaky Blinders

Iddo Goldberg was born on August 5, 1975 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and producer, known for Peaky Blinders (2013), The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) and Salem (2014). He has been married to Ashley Madekwe since June 17, 2012.

18. Hiam Abbass

Actress | The Visitor

Hiam Abbass was born on November 30, 1960 in Nazareth, Israel. She is known for her work on The Visitor (2007), Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and Inheritance (2012).

19. Lior Raz

Actor | Fauda

Lior Raz was born on November 24, 1971 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for Fauda (2015), Haganenet (2014) and Metumtemet (2016). He has been married to Meital Berdah since 2008. They have three children.

20. 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 ...

21. Jameel Khoury

Actor | Jack Ryan

Jameel Khoury was born on December 18, 1980 in Haifa, Israel. He is an actor and composer, known for Jack Ryan (2018), Fauda (2015) and Out in the Dark (2012).

22. 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 ...

23. Etan Cohen

Writer | Men in Black 3

Etan Cohen was born on March 14, 1974 in Israel. He is a writer and producer, known for Men in Black 3 (2012), Idiocracy (2006) and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). He has been married to Emily Bowen-Cohen since June 14, 1998. They have three children.

24. 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 ...

25. Maisa Abd Elhadi

Actress | Omor Shakhsiya

Maisa Abd Elhadi was born on November 15, 1985 in Nazareth, Israel. She is an actress, known for Omor Shakhsiya (2016), The Worthy (2016) and Dégradé (2015).

26. Ziva Rodann

Actress | The Story of Ruth

Ziva Rodann was born on March 2, 1933 in Haifa, Israel as Ziva Blechman. She is an actress, known for The Story of Ruth (1960), The Private Lives of Adam and Eve (1960) and Macumba Love (1960).

27. Alon Aboutboul

Actor | The Dark Knight Rises

Alon Aboutboul was born on May 28, 1965 in Israel. He is an actor and director, known for The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Body of Lies (2008) and London Has Fallen (2016).

28. Ariel Vromen

Director | The Iceman

ARIEL has been the creative force behind number projects including Feature Films and Documentaries, and has directed, written and produced projects from major production entities such as NETFLIX, Lionsgate/Summit, Millennium Films and Warner Bros. He is best known for the award-winning feature "The...

29. Shadi Mar'i

Actor | Fauda

Shadi Mar'i was born on November 17, 1994 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor, known for Fauda (2015), Bethlehem (2013) and On the Spectrum (2018).

30. Ralph Bakshi

Director | Wizards

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 ...

31. Nehemiah Persoff

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...

32. Ashraf Barhom

Actor | The Kingdom

Ashraf Barhom was born on January 8, 1979 in Ma'alot-Tarshiha, Israel. He is an actor, known for The Kingdom (2007), Clash of the Titans (2010) and Coriolanus (2011).

33. Tsahi Halevi

Actor | Bethlehem

Tsahi Halevi was born on March 12, 1975 in Petah Tikva, Israel. He is an actor, known for Bethlehem (2013), Fauda (2015) and The Kind Words (2015).

34. 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 ...

35. Itzik Cohen

Actor | A Matter of Size

Itzik Cohen was born on September 9, 1968 in Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for A Matter of Size (2009), Fauda (2015) and Johnny (2002).

36. Igal Naor

Actor | The Honourable Woman

Igal Naor was born on June 25, 1958 in Givatayim, Israel. He is an actor, known for The Honourable Woman (2014), The Promise (2016) and Riviera (2017).

37. Hani Furstenberg

Actress | The Loneliest Planet

Hani Furstenberg was born on September 14, 1979 in Israel. She is an actress, known for The Loneliest Planet (2011), Campfire (2004) and Yossi & Jagger (2002).

38. 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. ...

39. Yuval Scharf

Actress | McMafia

Yuval Scharf was born on June 4, 1985 in Tel-Aviv, Israel. She is an actress, known for McMafia (2018), Footnote (2011) and Moon in the 12th House (2015). She has been married to Shlomi Shaban since October 9, 2011. They have one child.

40. 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 (2000). 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, ...

41. Yaara Benbenishty

Actress | Exodus to Shanghai

Yaara Benbenishty was born on June 23, 1989 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for Exodus to Shanghai (2015), Fauda (2015) and Falconman.

42. Aliza Gur

Actress | From Russia with Love

Aliza Gur was born Aliza Gross in Ramat Gan, Israel, in 1944. She was Miss Israel of 1960 in the Miss Universe pageant, placing in the top 15. Her parents had fled Germany during the rise to power of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and they eventually settled in Israel, where she and her brother were born.

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43. Ori Pfeffer

Actor | Hacksaw Ridge

Ori Pfeffer was born on July 28, 1975 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is known for his work on Hacksaw Ridge (2016), Princess (2014) and You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008). He has been married to Yael Goldman since June 18, 2009.

44. Oren Moverman

Writer | The Messenger

Oren Moverman was born on July 4, 1966 in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel. He is a writer and producer, known for The Messenger (2009), Love & Mercy (2014) and Rampart (2011).

45. Jonah Lotan

Actor | 24

Jonah Lotan was born in 1973 in Jerusalem, Israel as Yair Lotan. He is an actor, known for 24 (2001), The Jacket (2005) and Bnei Aruba (2013).

46. Neta Garty

Actress | The Debt

Neta Garty was born on March 20, 1980 in Tel Aviv, Israel. She is an actress, known for The Debt (2007), Fauda (2015) and Sof Ha'Olam Smola (2004). She has been married to Peter Roth since May 18, 2007.

47. Tomer Capon

Actor | Shavua ve Yom

Tomer Capon was born on July 15, 1985 in Israel. He is an actor, known for Shavua ve Yom (2016), Fauda (2015) and 7 Days in Entebbe (2018).

48. Yvan Attal

Actor | Rush Hour 3

Yvan Attal was born on January 4, 1965 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for Rush Hour 3 (2007), Munich (2005) and My Wife Is an Actress (2001).

49. Eyal Podell

Actor | Deep Blue Sea

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.

50. Hany Abu-Assad

Director | Omar

Hany Abu-Assad a Palestinian/Dutch movie director and writer. From the famous Abu-Assad has directed so far Rana's Wedding (2002), Paradise Now (2005) and Omar (2013), The mountains between us (2017). He has been nominated twice for Academy Awards for his movies 'Paradise Now' in 2006 and 'Omar' in...


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