Birth Place Matching "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. 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 a 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 in 2004.

Gal ...

3. Yael Eitan

Actress | The Spy

Yael Eitan was born on November 12, 1983 in Netanya, Israel. She is an actress, known for The Spy (2019), Jarhead: Law of Return (2019) and Dig (2015).

4. Inbar Lavi

Actress | Imposters

Inbar Lavi was born on October 27, 1986 in Ramat Gan, Israel. She is an actress, known for Imposters (2017), Lucifer (2015) and Resurrection: Prison Break (2017).

5. Tomer Capon

Actor | Shavua ve Yom

Tomer Capon was born on July 15, 1985 in Israel. He is an actor, known for One Week and a Day (2016), Fauda (2015) and The Boys (2019).

6. Odeya Rush

Actress | Lady Bird

Odeya Rush was born and raised in Haifa, Israel, along with her six brothers. She began acting at the age of 13 when she played Larry David's childhood friend in an episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Shortly after that she starred in The Odd Life of Timothy Green. She then went on to do "The Giver"...

7. Alona Tal

Actress | Broken City

Alona Tal, an Israeli-American singer and actress, was born on October 20, 1983 in Herzliya, 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 ...

8. Efrat Dor

Actress | The Zookeeper's Wife

Efrat Dor is an Israeli Actress. She was born and raised in Omer, South of Israel. She is of Polish, German and Russian descent. Efrat began acting in high school as a drama major, and trained as a ballet dancer at the Bat-Dor Ballet School in Beer-Sheva. Dor trained at the Beit Zvi School for the ...

9. Hiam Abbass

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

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

10. 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.

11. 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 ...

12. Daniella Pick

Actress | Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

Daniella Pick was born on November 21, 1983 in Ramat Ha-Sharon, Israel. She is an actress, known for Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019), Pick Up (2005) and Exit (2003). She has been married to Quentin Tarantino since November 28, 2018.

13. 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.

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), Prisoners of War (2009) and Dig (2015).

15. 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), ...

16. 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 ...

17. 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), Autonomies (2018) and Incitement (2019).

18. Moran Atias

Actress | Third Person

Moran Atias was born on April 9, 1981 in Haifa, Israel. She is an actress and producer, known for Third Person (2013), The Next Three Days (2010) and Land of the Lost (2009).

19. 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 ...

20. 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...

21. Maria Zreik

Actress | Between Worlds

Born in Haifa, Maria began acting at the age of 11. She got her her first major role, young Jawda, on the BBC series "The Promise" whens he was 17. She then landed the lead role in Villa Touma (2014) for which she got international recognition and a Best actress award at the MedFilmFestival (MFF) ...

22. 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.

23. 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 ...

24. 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...

25. Raviv Ullman

Actor | Phil of the Future

Raviv Ullman was born in Israel to American parents, Laura Ehrenkranz, a teacher, and Brian Ullman, a psychiatric nurse practitioner. His family is Jewish, and his maternal grandfather, Joseph Ehrenkranz, was an Orthodox rabbi. His first professional stage role as Louis in the national touring ...

26. 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 ...

27. Michael Aloni

Actor | Out in the Dark

Michael Aloni was born on January 30, 1984 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and director, known for Out in the Dark (2012), Shtisel (2013) and Shir (2016).

28. 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).

29. Etan Cohen

Writer | Holmes & Watson

Etan Cohen was born on March 14, 1974 in Israel. He is a writer and producer, known for Holmes & Watson (2018), Idiocracy (2006) and Men in Black 3 (2012). He has been married to Emily Bowen-Cohen since June 14, 1998. They have three children.

30. Noa Tishby

Actress | Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

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 ...

31. 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 ...

32. 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).

33. Bar Refaeli

Actress | Session

Bar Refaeli was born on June 4, 1985 in Israel. She is an actress, known for Session (2011), Kidon (2013) and Kofiko (1994). She has been married to Adi Ezra since September 24, 2015. They have two children. She was previously married to Arik Weinstein.

34. 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.

35. Shlomi Elkabetz

Writer | Gett

Shlomi Elkabetz was born on December 5, 1972 in Beersheba, Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014), To Take a Wife (2004) and 7 Days (2008).

36. Rona-Lee Shim'on

Actress | Lev shaket meod

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).

37. Alma Har'el

Director | Bombay Beach

Alma Har'el is a music video and film director, best known for her documentary Bombay Beach, which took the top prize at Tribeca Film Festival in 2011, received a nomination for a 2011 Independent Spirit "Truer than Fiction" award, and has been taught in several universities, including Harvard's ...

38. 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).

39. 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).

40. Moni Moshonov

Actor | Hatuna Meuheret

Moni Moshonov was born on August 18, 1951 in Israel as Shlomo Moshonov. He is an actor and writer, known for Late Marriage (2001), Two Lovers (2008) and We Own the Night (2007). He is married to Sandra Sade. They have two children.

41. Guy Nattiv

Writer | Skin

Guy Nattiv is an Academy Award® winning filmmaker from Israel. His first American short film, SKIN, won the 2019 Academy Award® for Best Live Action Short, along with many festivals around the world United States, Best Live Action Short FilmFrance, 2019, Clermont-Ferrand, Audience AwardUnited ...

42. 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 The Golem (2018). She has been married to Ido Hizkiya since October 2012. They have one child.

43. Ido Mosseri

Actor | You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Ido Mosseri was born on April 17, 1978 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor, known for You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011) and Lo Kolel Sherut (1990).

44. 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 ...

45. 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), The Kindergarten Teacher (2014) and Dumb (2016). He has been married to Meital Berdah since 2008. They have three children.

46. Neta Riskin

Actress | Shtisel

Neta Riskin was born on October 28, 1976 in Tel Aviv, Israel. She is known for her work on Shtisel (2013), The Gordin Cell (2012) and Shelter (2017).

47. Sarai Givaty

Actress | Shilton Hatzlalim

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 (2004)) where she played an American reporter. The segment was very successful. On the final show, Israeli hush critic Raana Shacked...

48. 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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49. Itay Tiran

Actor | Demon

Itay Tiran, born in 1980, studied classical piano in the Petach Tikva Municipal conservatory and later majored in music at Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts. Itay proceeded to replace his lifelong focus on music with the world of drama. In 1999 he enrolled in the Beit Zvi Acting School, where ...

50. Uri Gavriel

Actor | The Dark Knight Rises

Uri Gavriel was born on April 3, 1955 in Bnei Brak, Israel. He is an actor, known for The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Byzantium (2012) and One Week and a Day (2016).


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