Within the field of arts, Jews have contributed considerably through the years, embracing and making their distinctive place within the pioneers of entertainment and fashion industries. Here we now have shared the list of top 10 best Jewish actors of all time.

10. Kirk Douglas

Born Issur Danielovitch in 1916, Kirk Douglas remained a outstanding actor for about 30 years. He got three Academy Awards and has been hailed as a legend for his generation. He’s an honorable Jewish actor. Kirk received the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.

Kirk Douglas

9. Richard Dreyfuss

Born in Brooklyn, in 1947 to Jewish parents, Dreyfuss is an enormous screen celebrity. He’s best known for his role in “American Graffiti,” and “Jaws”. Richard has all the time given superb performance. His one other superb work is “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” In 1977, at age 30, Dreyfuss became the youngest person to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Richard Dreyfuss

8. Harrison Ford

Born in 1942 to a Catholic father and a Jewish mother in Chicago, Harrison is one of the acclaimed Jewish actors. His best movies are “American Graffiti”, “Star Wars”, and others. Harrison also worked as a model before starting his successful acting career.

Harrison Ford

7. Adrian Brody

Born in 1973 in Queens, to Jewish parents, Adrian is one other sleek Jewish actor. He began career in 1988. He has gotten many appreciations through the acting career. Adrian worked in Roman Polanski’s 2002 Holocaust film “The Pianist”. He gave superb performance in “The Pianist”, and “Midnight in Paris”.

Adrian Brody

6. Woody Allen

Nominated for 21 Academy Awards, and won three Oscars and 11 BAFTA Awards, Woody Allen is a successful actor. Born Allen Stewart Konigsberg to Jewish parents in New York City, Allen has been featured in such a big amount of motion footage. He’s an outstanding slapstick comedian. He won two Oscars for “Annie Hall”.

Woody Allen

5. Dustin Hoffman

Born in 1937 in Los Angeles, Hoffman completed studies from the esteemed Actors Studio in New York. He gave superb performance in 1966 “The Graduate”. For this, he got seven Academy Award nominations. Dustin is a hot celeb from Jewish origin.

Dustin Hoffman

4. Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel began career from a two-part BBC tv adaptation of Dickens’s David Copperfield. He worked on tv for several years. His best roles are “Harry Potter, and “Philosopher’s Stone.” He was born in West London in 1989, and played Harry Potter within the film’s massively successful sequels.

Daniel Radcliffe

3. Gene Wilder

Born Jerome Silberman in 1933, Wilder began career with “Bonnie & Clyde.” The subsequent year, he got one other role “The Producers,” for which he got a nomination of Academy Award. Gene has given us such a big amount of hit movies. He worked with comedians Mel Brooks and Richard Pryor in lots of of his movies.

Gene Wilder

2. Drake

Drake is a successful Canadian recording artist. Aubrey Drake Graham was born to a Jewish mother. He attended Jewish day faculty in Toronto. He’s an actor and successful singer of all time. He has an enormous fan following.


1. Harvey Keitel

Harvey Keitel is one other Jewish actor with superb performance and sleek personality. He was starred in the first feature films of both Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino. He was born in Brooklyn in 1939, and has been an actor and director. His best movies are “Bugsy,” “Pulp Fiction”, and “Fairy Tale: A True Story.”

Harvey Keitel