10 Best Jewish Actors and Actresses

By | November 29, 2017

List of famous notable Jewish actors, celebrities and actresses who are counted among the best 10 in Hollywood industry. These are the world’s well known face.  Today about 40% of the Jewish are living in United States and they are known for their hard work across the world. Let’s have a look to such well known people from below list:

Best Jewish Actors and Actresses


  • Daniel Day Lewis
  • Natalie Portman
  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Woody Allen
  • Adrian Brody
  • Mila Kunis
  • Harrison Ford
  • Gwyneth Kate Paltrow
  • Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Day Lewis

Daniel Day Lewis

Born on 29 April1957, he is one of the best and most prominent of all Jewish actors. He came into limelight with the movie My Beautiful Launderette. He has won 3 Oscar Awards for best actor, which is an all time record. He is also the winner of 2 Golden Globe Awards, in the best actor’s category.

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

She is an American actress, born in Jerusalem, Israel. She is also a producer and director. She is one of the youngest actresses to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Black Swan’.  She graduated from the world’s famous Harvard University with degree in Bachelor of Arts. She entered the cinema world in 1994 with the film ‘Leon: The Professional’.

Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman

He perceived his education from School of Actors, New York. For his acting skills, his name has been nominated for many prestigious awards. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his movie ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’. In the year 1999, he received AFI Lifetime achievement award.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

 

She is a Jewish American actress. She was born to Karsten Johannson, an American architect and Melanie Johannson, a Jew. She pursued theatre training from Professional Children’s School, Manhattan. Her debut movie was ‘The North’. She has featured in Forbes Celebrity 100. She is most recognized for her role in ‘The Horse Whispherer’, aired in 1998.

Woody Allen

Woody Allen

Born in 1935, Woody Allen has been recipient of many awards for his quality performances. He has acted in miscellaneous dramatic shows on television as well as in films. He is one of the most talented and well known senior actors. One of his most famous films was the ‘Manhattan’, aired in 1979.

Adrian Brody

Adrian Brody

Adrian Brady is a popular actor known for performing diverse and significant roles. His advent into films began in the year 1988. He was rewarded many times for his notable performances. He was honored with the Academy Award for Best Actor for the film ‘The Pianist’ released in 2003. He became producer at a very young age.

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis

She was born in a Jewish family in Ukraine, USSR in the year 1991. She created impact with her movie Black Swan, 2010. Since she was interested in acting in her childhood, her father got her admitted into the Beverly Hills Studio, when she was only 9. In no time, she got an offer to act in a Barbie commercial. Just before her 15th birthday, she was selected for a role in TV Series That 70’s show. Her debut film was Extract, a comedy movie, aired in 2009.

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

Born in 1942, he is one of the most established actors of Jewish film world. He was rewarded with People’s Choice Awards (1999) and AFI Lifetime Achievement award in 2000.

Gwyneth Kate Paltrow

Gwyneth Kate Paltrow

She was born to a Jewish father and a Christian mother. She was a student of anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She made her acting debut with the film ‘High’, aired in 1998. She won Golden Globe award for the Best Actress Category for her role in 1998 movie ‘Shakespeare in Love’.

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe



He is one of the youngest popular Jewish actors. He became a cynosure with his role of Harry Potter and the movie The Philosopher’s Stone.

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