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


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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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 ...

4. 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).

5. 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.

6. 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...

7. 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 Dancing Arabs (2014).

8. Tamar Pelzig

Actress | Dark

Born in the old city of Jerusalem Israel, to a father who is an artist and a mother who is a psychologist, Tamar began her acting career in the prestigious Cameri theatre in Tel-Aviv, at the young age of 14, acting in the show 'Murder' (by Hanoch Levin), which was highly regarded and the winner of ...

9. 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).

10. 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 Frankie's Baby.

11. 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.

12. 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 ...

13. Noam Murro

Director | 300: Rise of an Empire

Noam Murro was born on August 16, 1961 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a director and producer, known for 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), Watership Down (2018) and Smart People (2008).

14. Gideon Raff

Writer | Homeland

Gideon Raff was born on September 10, 1972 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a writer and producer, known for Homeland (2011), Hatufim (2009) and Dig (2015).

15. 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), Kufsa Sh'hora (1992) and Michael Sheli (1974). He was married to Nily Zuckerman. He died on December 28, 2018 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

16. 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.

18. 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 "...

19. 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 ...

20. Reymonde Amsallem

Actress | Rendition

Reymonde Amsallem was born on July 19, 1978 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for Rendition (2007), My Lovely Sister (2011) and Lebanon (2009).

21. Guy Oseary

Producer | Agent Cody Banks

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. Jonathan Uziel

Actor | Munich

Jonathan Uziel was born on March 26, 1975 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor, known for Munich (2005), The Debt (2010) and Ha-E (2007).

23. 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.

BCL Finance Group and Regal Capital ...

24. Amos Kollek

Director | Fast Food Fast Women

Amos Kollek was born in 1947 in Jerusalem, Palestine. He is a director and writer, known for Fast Food Fast Women (2000), Sue (1997) and Restless (2008). He has been married to Osnat Shalev since September 11, 1994. They have one child.

25. Shmil Ben Ari

Actor | Smicha Hashmalit Ushma Moshe

Shmil Ben Ari was born on February 7, 1952 in Jerusalem, Israel as Shimon Ben Harush. He is an actor, known for Smicha Hashmalit Ushma Moshe (1994), Meorav Yerushalmi (2003) and Lost Islands (2008).

26. 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), Girafot (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 ...

27. 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'nin kutusu (2008), Tatie Danielle (1990) and The Musketeer (2001). She was married to Jacques Noël. She died on July 15, 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.

28. Hili Yalon

Actress | Ha-Shminiya

Hili Yalon was born on February 14, 1985 in Jerusalem, Israel as Hila Yalon. She is an actress, known for Ha-Shminiya (2005), OMG, I'm a Robot! (2015) and Sof Shavua B'Tel Aviv (2008).

29. Hanan Savyon

Writer | Maktub

Hanan Savyon was born on March 21, 1976 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a writer and actor, known for Maktub (2017), Chateau Ein Karem (2017) and Maktub.

30. Armand Amar

Composer | Le concert

Armand Amar was born in 1953 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a composer, known for Le concert (2009), Amen. (2002) and Tusen ganger god natt (2013).

31. Sirhan Sirhan

Self | The Killing of America

Sirhan Sirhan was born on March 19, 1944 in Jerusalem, Palestine as Sirhan Bishara Sirhan.

32. Dan Wolman

Director | Machboim

Dan Wolman was born on October 28, 1941 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a director and writer, known for Machboim (1980), Tied Hands (2006) and Habiographia Shel Ben (2003).

33. Alana Weisz

Actress | Code Black

Alana Weisz was born in Jerusalem, Israel. She is of Hungarian, German, Spanish and Israeli descent and grew up bilingual in English and Hebrew. Alana began acting as a child and had her theatre debut at age 11 in a production of Mozart and Schikaneder's "The Magic Flute". She continued to act, ...

34. Ayelet Waldman

Producer | Unbelievable

Ayelet Waldman was born in 1964 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is a producer and writer, known for Unbelievable (2019), Hobgoblin and Applebaum (2012). She has been married to Michael Chabon since 1993. They have four children.

35. Chozy Rani Aiyub

Actor | Should I Do It?

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 ...

36. Tsivia Barkai

Director | Para Aduma

Tsivia Barkai was born on June 30, 1979 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is a director and writer, known for Para Aduma (2018), Vika (2005) and Be'einaim Atsumot (2004).

37. Nikolay Yeriomin

The Dark Knight Rises

Nikolay Yeriomin was born on June 15, 1992 in Jerusalem, Israel as Nikolay Borisovich Yeryomin. He is known for his work on The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Kommunalnoe chtivo napisano krivo and Uborshchitsa.

38. Naomi Levov

Actress | Yona

Naomi Levov was born on July 25, 1986 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for Yona (2014), On the Spectrum (2018) and Metumtemet (2016).

39. Yusef Bulos

Actor | The Thomas Crown Affair

Yusef Bulos was born on September 14, 1940 in Jerusalem, Palestine. He is an actor, known for The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), Awakenings (1990) and Simon (1980).

40. Gabi Amrani

Actor | HaYisraelim

Gabi Amrani was born on October 22, 1934 in Jerusalem, Israel as Gabi Amrani-Gur. He is an actor, known for HaYisraelim (2007), Madron (1970) and Kommando Sinai (1968).

41. Yaniv Biton

Actor | Nivheret Yisrael

Yaniv Biton was born on July 1, 1978 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor, known for Nivheret Yisrael (2011), Buba Shel Medina (2012) and HaYehudim Baim (2014).

42. Dan Marshall

The Finest Hours

Dan Yonah Ben-Dror Marshall was born in Jerusalem to a French-Moroccan mother and Latvian/Lithuanian-American father. A life long student, performer, choreographer, and teacher of styles and fusions of Jazz dance, Funk, Latin, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Ballet, Modern, Tap, World/Folk, Dan has produced/...

44. Yehoram Gaon

Actor | Mivtsa Yonatan

Yehoram Gaon was born on December 28, 1939 in Jerusalem, Palestine. He is an actor, known for Mivtsa Yonatan (1977), Ani Yerushalmi (1971) and Sabri Maranan (2011).

45. 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. Shifi Aloni

Actress | Blue Natalie

Shifi Aloni was born on June 25, 1979 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for Blue Natalie (2010), Anthrax (2017) and Tel Aviv on Fire (2018).

48. David Strajmayster

Actor | Samantha, oups!

David Strajmayster was born on December 1, 1972 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for Samantha, oups! (2004), Doc Martin (2011) and La chance de ma vie (2011).

49. Adi Bielski

Actress | The Veteran

Adi Bielski was born on January 28, 1982 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for The Veteran (2011), Turbulence (2010) and Sipur Ahava Eretz-Israeli (2017). She has been married to Yaniv Adani since 2009. They have one child.

50. Edward Said

Self | El Akhar

Edward Said was born on November 1, 1935 in Jerusalem, Palestine as Edward William Said. He was married to Mariam Cortas and Maire Jaanus. He died on September 24, 2003 in New York City, New York, USA.


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