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

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), ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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).

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. 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.

8. 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).

9. 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.

10. 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 The Longest Night.

11. Yaara Benbenishty

Actress | Fauda

Yaara Benbenishty was born on June 23, 1989 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for Fauda (2015), Oboy (2016) and The Inheritance (2019).

12. 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).

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. 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 Hostages (2013).

15. 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 ...

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 ...

17. Makram Khoury

Actor | Unlocked

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 ...

18. 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.

19. 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 ...

20. 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.

21. Yaniv Biton

Actor | Tel Aviv on Fire

Yaniv Biton was born on July 1, 1978 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor, known for Tel Aviv on Fire (2018), Nivheret Yisrael (2011) and Buba Shel Medina (2012).

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. 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 The Other Woman (2009). She has been married to Michael Chabon since 1993. They have four children.

24. Chozy Rani Aiyub

Actor | Christmas Belles

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 ...

25. Amos Kollek

Director | Sue

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

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), 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 ...

27. Armand Amar

Composer | Le concert

Armand Amar was born in 1953 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a composer, known for The Concert (2009), Amen. (2002) and 1,000 Times Good Night (2013).

28. Yehoram Gaon

Actor | Mivtsa Yonatan

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

29. 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 The Island (2007).

30. 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 The Eight (2005), For My Father (2008) and Mishak Hahayim (2003).

32. Naomi Levov

Actress | On the Spectrum

Naomi Levov was born on July 25, 1986 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an actress, known for On the Spectrum (2018), Yona (2014) and Dumb (2016). She has been married to Yossi Marshek since 2013. They have one child.

33. Ahuva Sommerfeld

Actress | Frau Stern

Ahuva Sommerfeld was born in 1937 in Jerusalem, Israel. She was an actress and assistant director, known for Ms Stern (2019) and Wilma wohnt weit weg (1991). She died on February 8, 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

34. 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), Forgivness (2019) and Scarred (2013).

35. 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 Electric Blanket (1994), Meorav Yerushalmi (2003) and Lost Islands (2008).

36. Omer Fast

Director | Remainder

Omer Fast was born in Jerusalem in 1972, and grew up in Israel and Jericho, New York, USA. He is a contemporary video artist and filmmaker. His multichannel video installations blur the boundaries between documentary, dramatization, and fantasy. His feature film debut Remainder (2015) was presented...

37. 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 Bazdmeg (2019). She has been married to Yaniv Adani since 2009. They have one child.

38. 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).

39. Yitzhak Rabin

Actor | Magazine 52

Yitzhak Rabin was born on March 1, 1922 in Jerusalem, Palestine. He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Magazine 52 (1973), Ben Gurion Remembers (1972) and Filmed by Yitzhak (2009). He was married to Leah Rabin. He died on November 4, 1995 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

40. Shifi Aloni

Actress | The Unorthodox

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

41. Mati Seri

Actor | Rambo III

Mati Seri was born on December 25, 1952 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor, known for Rambo III (1988), Napoleon Hills Kids (2001) and Cover-Up (1991).

42. Dan Wolman

Director | Tied Hands

Dan Wolman was born on October 28, 1941 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a director and writer, known for Tied Hands (2006), Ben's Biography (2003) and Valley Of Strength (2010).

44. Yasmin Levy

Actress | Betoolot

Yasmin Levy was born on December 23, 1975 in Jerusalem, Israel. She is known for her work on Mermaids (2014), National Theatre Live: Salomé (2017) and Bayit. Pizmon. (2018). She has been married to Ishay Amir since 2005. They have one child.

45. Dan Turgeman

Director | The Golden Pomegranate

Dan Turgeman was born on October 17, 1958 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor and director, known for The Golden Pomegranate (2010), The Eight (2005) and Minotaur (1997). He was previously married to Anat Atzmon.

46. Avigail Sperber

Cinematographer | Probation Time

Graduated from Maale Film School and the Idit Schori Scriptwriting School.

47. 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 ...

49. Edward Said

Self | Edward Said: The Last Interview

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.

50. Chaim Banai

Actor | Shabatot VeHagim

Chaim Banai was born on May 14, 1937 in Jerusalem, Palestine. He was an actor, known for Shabatot VeHagim (1999), Programmed to Kill (1987) and The Ambassador (1984). He died on August 10, 2008 in Jerusalem, Israel.


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