Top 10 Best Jewish Actors

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I took the Greatest Actors list and piled up the top ranked Jews.

The Top Ten

1 Daniel Day Lewis Daniel Day Lewis Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship. He has won 3 Academy Awards for Best Actor for My Left Foot, There Will be Blood, and Lincoln.

Irish-British actor, born 1957, most well known for his performance in There Will Be Blood - 445956

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2 Harrison Ford Harrison Ford Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series.

American Half-Jewish actor, born 1942, known for his performances as Han Solo in the Star Wars franchise and the title character from the Indiana Jones films - 445956

3 Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.

Like Harrison Ford, half-Jewish American actor, born 1967, well known for his portrayal of Iron Man/Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - 445956

4 Dustin Hoffman Dustin Hoffman Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor and director with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters.

American actor, born 1937, known for his role in drag from the comedy movie Tootsie, along with several dramas, and even Dreamworks' Kung Fu Panda films. - 445956

5 Adam Sandler Adam Sandler Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office.

I took the top 10 highest rated Jews on the greatest actors list and this is one of them. God I hate some voters. Born in 1966, Sandler Well known for SNL and making some good movies back then, and some bad movies nowadays - 445956

6 Eli Wallach Eli Wallach Eli Herschel Wallach was an American film, television and stage actor whose career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s.
7 Ben Stiller Ben Stiller Benjamin Edward Meara "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is well known for his roles in various comedies including There's Something About Mary, Zoolander, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, and Tropic Thunder.

Better version of Adam Sandler born in 1965, well known for his performances in several comedies - 445956

8 Peter Lorre Peter Lorre Peter Lorre, born László Löwenstein (26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austro-Hungarian-American actor. In Austria, he began his stage career in Vienna before moving to Germany where he had his breakthrough, first on the stage, then in film in Berlin in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Lorre ...read more.
9 Seth Rogen Seth Rogen Seth Aaron Rogen is a Canadian actor, filmmaker and comedian. He began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years, winning the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest in 1998. While still living in his native Vancouver, he landed a supporting role in the series Freaks and Geeks. He has ...read more.

He's actually a very talented actor. He gave excellent performances in 'Take This Waltz' and 'The Guilt Trip'. - SourNote2014

10 Edward G. Robinson Edward G. Robinson Emanuel Goldenberg, known professionally as Edward G. Robinson, was an American actor, born on December 12, 1893, in Romania. A popular star on stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden Age, he appeared in 40 Broadway plays and more than 100 films during a 50-year career. He is best remembered for ...read more.

A versatile leading character actor. - SourNote2014

The Newcomers

? Paul Newman Paul Newman Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver and team owner, environmentalist, activist and philanthropist.

The Contenders

11 Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.

English actor, born 1989, well known for his performance as the title character in the Harry Potter movies, based on the books by JK Rowling - 445956

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13 Jack Black Jack Black Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black is an American actor, singer, musician and comedian. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films. Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They have released the albums Tenacious ...read more.

American actor, born 1969, known for his comedy band Tenacious D, but also an actor known for playing very silly roles, like in School of Rock and the Kung Fu Panda movies. - 445956

14 Sacha Baron Cohen Sacha Baron Cohen Sacha Noam Baron Cohen is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter. A graduate of Christ's College, Cambridge, Baron Cohen is most widely known for creating and playing five fictional characters: Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, Brüno Gehard, Admiral General Aladeen and Nobby Butcher.
15 David Schwimmer David Schwimmer

One of the best actors in 'Friends' (It takes a lot of talent for a kind and generous man like Schwimmer to play a jerk like Ross Geller) and he gave a great performance as Robert Kardashian in 'The People vs. OJ Simpson'. - SourNote2014

16 Kirk Douglas Kirk Douglas Kirk Douglas is an American actor, filmmaker, author and centenarian. He is one of the last surviving stars of the film industry's Golden Age. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he had his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers with Barbara Stanwyck.
17 Jake Gyllenhaal Jake Gyllenhaal Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is an American actor, known for his work in films like "Donnie Darko", "Brokeback Mountain", "Prisoners" and "Nightcrawler". He is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner. Jake and his sister Maggie have been ...read more.

American actor, born 1980, well known as one of the most talented actors of our generation, who gained fame from the film Donnie Darko. - 445956

18 Corey Haim Corey Haim Corey Haim was born on December 23 1971, in Toronto Ontario. He grew up in the Toronto suburbs of Thornhill and Willowdale, and attended such schools as Pineway Public School, Baythorn Public School, German Mills Public School, and Zion Heights Junior High School. ...read more.

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19 Elijah Wood Elijah Wood Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor, voice actor, DJ, and producer. He is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings.

American actor, born 1981, well known for his role as Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings films - 445956

20 Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum is an American actor and musician. He has starred in some of the highest-grossing films of his era, Jurassic Park and Independence Day, as well as their respective sequels, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Independence Day: Resurgence.
21 Leslie Howard Leslie Howard

Yes, Leslie Howard, known for playing whitebread gentlemen, was Jewish. - SourNote2014

22 Billy Crystal Billy Crystal
23 Peter Sellers Peter Sellers
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