John, actress* Barbra Streisand, Oscar-winning actress, singer, director* Elizabeth Taylor, Oscar-winning actress (converted)* Michelle Trachtenberg, teen actress (Jewish father)* Michael Vartan US actor (Jewish mother)* Eli Wallach, actor* Cornel Wilde, actor* Gene Wilder, actor* Debra Winger, actress* Shelley Winters, Oscar-winning actress* Evan Rachel Wood, actress Television actors Arranged by television show:* 24 - Jonathan Ahdout, Sara Gilbert, Mia Kirshner* The Addams Family - Carolyn Jones (converted)* Alice - Linda Lavin* Arrested Development - Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, David Cross* Babylon 5 - Mira Furlan, Stephen Furst* Battlestar Galactica - Lorne Greene (Canadian but US-based)* Baywatch - Yasmine Bleeth (Jewish father)* Beverly Hills 90210 - Tori Spelling, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green (Jewish Father)* The Bob Newhart Show - Suzanne Pleshette* Bonanza - Lorne Greene, Michael Landon (Landon Jewish father; Greene Canadian but US-based)* Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seth Green, Alyson Hannigan, Michelle Trachtenberg, Amber Benson (Benson & Trachtenberg Jewish father; Hannigan Jewish mother), Juliet Landau,* Charlie's Angels - Tanya Roberts, Jaclyn Smith (both Jewish mother)* Cheers - Rhea Perlman, Bebe Neuwirth* Columbo - Peter Falk* The Cosby Show - Lisa Bonet (Jewish mother)* The Critic - Jon Lovitz* Curb Your Enthusiasm - Larry David* Dukes of Hazzard - Sorrell Booke* ER - Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies (Margulies Jewish father)* Even Stevens - Shia La Beouf (Jewish mother)* Everybody Loves Raymond - Doris Roberts, Brad Garrett* The Facts of Life - Charlotte Rae, Mindy Cohn* Family Guy - Alex Borstein, Mila Kunis, Seth Green* Friends - Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer* Full House - Bob Saget, Scott Weinger, Marla Sokoloff* Futurama - Katey Sagal (Jewish father)* Get Smart - Don Adams, Bernie Kopell (Adams Jewish mother)* Gilligan's Island - Tina Louise, Natalie Schafer* Gimme a Break!
- Nell Carter (converted)* The Golden Girls - Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty* The Goon Show - Peter Sellers* Happy Days - Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley* Homicide: Life on the Street - Yaphet Kotto, Richard Belzer* Hogan's Heroes - Leon Askin, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary (Klemperer Jewish father)* The Larry Sanders Show - Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor* Law & Order - Jerry Orbach, Steven Hill (Orbach Jewish father)* Little House on the Prairie - Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert (Landon Jewish father)* Lost In Space - Jonathan Harris* Lou Grant - Ed Asner* Mad About You - Paul Reiser* Married with Children - Katey Sagal (Jewish father)* Maude - Bea Arthur, Bill Macy* Mission Impossible - Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Steven Hill* The Munsters - Al Lewis* The Nanny - Fran Drescher* Northern Exposure - Rob Morrow* The O. - Adam Brody* One Day at a Time - Bonnie Franklin* Party of Five - Scott Wolf (Jewish father)* The Phil Silvers Show - Phil Silvers* Roseanne - Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Sara Gilbert, Tom Arnold (Arnold converted)* Roswell - Shiri Appleby, Brendan Fehr* Saved by the Bell - Elizabeth Berkley, Dustin Diamond* Scrubs - Zach Braff* Seinfeld - Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus* Sex and the City - Sarah Jessica Parker (Jewish mother)* The Simpsons - Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer* The Sopranos - Jamie-Lynn Di Scala* South Park - Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider (Stone Jewish mother)* Space: 1999 - Martin Landau, Barbara Bain* Starsky and Hutch - Paul Michael Glaser* Star Trek: The Original Series - William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Walter Koenig* Star Trek: The Next Generation - Brent Spiner* Star Trek: Deep Space 9 - Armin Shimerman* Taxi - Judd Hirsch, Carol Kane, Andy Kaufman* That '70s Show - Mila Kunis, Laura Prepon, Tanya Roberts* thirtysomething - Ken Olin, Melanie Mayron* The West Wing - Richard Schiff, Joshua Malina* Who's the Boss?
Laura* Daniel Schorr, tv reporter* Dinah Shore, television host, singer* Herb Stempel, quiz show contestant* Bill Stern, radio sportscaster* Howard Stern, radio shock jock* Jon Stewart, comedian, presenter of The Daily Show* Mike Wallace, correspondent for 60 Minutes* Barbara Walters, presenter of Today Show, 20/20 Producers and creators* Irwin Allen, producer & director* George Axelrod, screenwriter* Steven Bochco, creator of LA Law, Murder One* Jerry Bruckheimer, producer* Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter* Norman Corwin, radio writer, producer* David Crane, screenwriter, producer, co-creator of Friends* Robert Evans, producer, studio executive* Akiva Goldsman, Oscar-winning screenwriter, producer* Ben Hecht, screenwriter* Lawrence Kasdan, screenwriter* Marta Kauffman, producer, screenwriter, co-creator of Friends* Charlie Kaufman, screenwriter* David Kohan, executive prodoucer of Will & Grace and Good Morning Miami, screenwriter of The Wonder Years* Ernest Lehman, screenwriter* Marc Platt, producer* Carl Reiner, comedian, creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show* Leon Schlesinger, producer* Josh Schwartz, screenwriter, creator of The OC* Sherwood Schwartz, creator of Gilligan's Island, Brady Bunch* Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone* Joel Silver, producer and co-inventor of Ultimate Frisbee* Aaron Sorkin, creator of West Wing* Aaron Spelling, producer* Darren Star, creator of Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Sex and the City* Matt Stone, creator of South Park (Jewish mother) Comedians* Bud Abbott, half of Abbott & Costello (Jewish mother)* Woody Allen, comedian, director, actor* Dave Attell, comedian* Roseanne Barr, comedian* Jack Benny, entertainer* Milton Berle, entertainer, actor* Shelley Berman, comedian* Sandra Bernhard, comedian* Lewis Black, comedian* Victor Borge, comedian, pianist* Fanny Brice, entertainer* Albert Brooks, comedian, actor* Lenny Bruce, comedian* George Burns, entertainer, actor* Eddie Cantor, entertainer, actor* Sid Caesar, actor, writer* Andrew Dice Clay, comedian* David Cross, comedian, actor* Rodney Dangerfield, comedian* Larry Fine, the Three Stooges* Al Franken, comedian, activist* Gilbert Gottfried, comedian, actor* Buddy Hackett, comedian* Moe, Shemp & Curly Howard, the Three Stooges* Andy Kaufman, comedian, actor* Danny Kaye, entertainer, actor* Alan King, comedian* Robert Klein, comedian* Tom Lehrer, satirist, musician* Jerry Lewis, comedian, actor* Richard Lewis, comedian* Jackie Mason, comedian* Lorne Michaels, creator of Saturday Night Live* Freddie Prinze, comedian, actor (Jewish father)* Gilda Radner, comic actress* Don Rickles, comedian, actor* Joan Rivers, comedienne* Rita Rudner, comedian* Robert Schimmel, comedian* Jerry Seinfeld, comedian, actor* Allan Sherman, satirist, musician* Pauly Shore, comedian* Sarah Silverman, comic* Jon Stewart, comic, TV host* Rich Vos, Comic* Henny Youngman, comedian Theatre* Stella Adler, acting teacher* Julian Beck & Judith Malina, founders of Living Theatre* Joseph Chaikin & Peter Feldman, founders of Open Theatre* Anna Held, stage performer* Judy Kaye, actress & singer* Larry Kert, actor & singer* Judy Kuhn, actress & singer* James Lapine, director & librettist* Sanford Meisner, founder of Neighbourhood Playhouse* Idina Menzel, actress, singer and songwriter* David Merrick, producer & director* Zero Mostel, actor* Alla Nazimova, actress* Bebe Neuwirth, actress* Mandy Patinkin, actor & singer* Harold Prince, director* Tony Randall, actor, founder of National Actors Theatre* Max Reinhardt, director* Frank Silvera, founder of Theatre of Being (Jewish father)* Lee Strasberg & Harold Clurman, co-founders of Group Theatre* Julie Taymor, director Magicians* David Blaine, stunt performer (Jewish single mother)* David Copperfield, illusionist* Horace Goldin, illusionist* Harry Houdini, escape artist* Max Maven, mentalist* Ricky Jay, card tricks* Shari Lewis, ventriloquist* Raymond Teller, half of Penn and Teller (Jewish father) Dance* Michael Bennett, choreographer (Jewish mother)* Eliot Feld, dancer & choreographer* Ron Field, director & choreographer* Anna Halprin, dancer, choreographer & teacher* Michael Kidd, choreographer* Lincoln Kirstein, dance impressario* Liz Lerman, choreographer & activist* Arthur Murray, dance instructor* Jerome Robbins, director & choreographer* Anna Sokolow, dancer & choreographer Models* Barbi Benton, model, actress* Caprice Bourret, model* Brooke Burke, model (Jewish mother, identifies)* Cindy Margolis, model* Bess Myerson, Miss America* Simon Rex, model, actor, MTV VJ* Lindsey Vuolo, model* Nikki Schieler Ziering, model (converted) Philosophers* Mortimer Adler, philosopher* Paul Benacerraf, philosopher* Max Black, analytic philosopher* Ned Block, philosopher of mind* George Boolos, logician* Stanley Cavell, philosopher* Morris Raphael Cohen, philosopher* Arthur Danto, philosophy of aesthetics* Hubert Dreyfus, critic of cognitivism* Ronald Dworkin, legal philosopher* Herbert Feigl, philosopher of science* Solomon Feferman, logician* Stanley Fish, literary theorist* Jerry Fodor, philosopher of mind* Philipp Frank, logical positivist* Nelson Goodman, new riddle of induction* Sidney Hook, philosopher* Hans Jonas, philosopher* Walter Kaufmann, philosopher* Saul Kripke, logician* Thomas Kuhn, philosopher of science* Ruth Barcan Marcus, logician* Ernest Nagel, philosopher of science* Thomas Nagel, philosophy of mind* Robert Nozick, libertarianism* Martha Nussbaum, ethics (converted)* Hilary Putnam, functionalism* Ayn Rand, objectivism* Michael Sandel, communitarianism* Leo Strauss, political philosopher* Judith Jarvis Thomson, moral philosopher Social and Political Scientists* Theodor Adorno, sociologist & philosopher (Jewish father)* Hannah Arendt, political theorist* Daniel Bell, sociologist* Reinhard Bendix, sociologist* Sanford Berman, radical librarian* Peter Blau, sociologist* Franz Boas, cultural anthropologist* Kate Bornstein, gender theorist* Judith Butler, queer theorist* Lewis A.
Straus, Jr., co-founder of Farrar, Straus and Giroux Advertising* Edward Bernays, father of public relations* Bill Bernbach, advertising pioneer* Jay Chiat, advertiser* Stan Freberg, advertiser & radio personality* Oscar Goldstein, creator of Ronald Mc Donald* Albert Lasker, advertising pioneer, founder of the Lasker Award* Shirley Polykoff, advertiser* Ron Popeil, inventor & father of infomercials* Jay Schulberg, creator of Got Milk?
Simon & Max Schuster, founders of Simon and Schuster* Roger W.
2003List of Jewish Americans From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Toklas, literary figure* Lionel Trilling, literary critic* Scott Turow, mystery writer* Harry Turtledove, science fiction writer* Leon Uris, novelist* Chris Van Allsburg, children's writer (converted)* Irving Wallace, novelist* Nathanael West, writer* Elie Wiesel, writer & Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize (1986)* Herman Wouk, author* Elizabeth Wurtzel, author Poets* Charles Bernstein, poet* Joseph Brodsky, poet, Nobel Prize (1987)* Allen Ginsberg, beat poet* Louise Glï¿½ck, poet* Jorie Graham, poet* Marilyn Hacker, poet* Anthony Hecht, poet* Richard Howard, poet, translator* Chester Kallman, poet, librettist* Bob Kaufman, beat poet (half Jewish)* Kenneth Koch, poet* Maxine Kumin, poet* Stanley Kunitz, poet* Emma Lazarus, poet* Philip Levine, poet* Howard Nemerov, poet* George Oppen, Objectivist poet* Alicia Ostriker, poet* Carl Rakosi, Objectivist poet* Charles Reznikoff, Objectivist poet* Adrienne Rich, poet* Jerome Rothenberg, poet* Muriel Rukeyser, poet* Delmore Schwartz, poet* Karl Shapiro, poet* Louis Simpson, poet* Gerald Stern, poet* Mark Strand, poet* Louis Zukofsky, Objectivist poet Playwrights* Eve Ensler, playwright (half Jewish)* Herb Gardner, playwright & cartoonist* James Goldman, playwright & screenwriter* Moss Hart, playwright & librettist* Lillian Hellman, playwright* George S.
Kahn, architect* Morris Lapidus, architect* Daniel Libeskind, architect* Richard Meier, architect, Pritzker Prize (1984)* Robert Moses, urban planner* Richard Neutra, modernist architect* Robert A. Stern, architect Photographers* Diane Arbus, photographer* Eve Arnold, photojournalist* Richard Avedon, photographer* Margaret Bourke-White, photojournalist (half Jewish)* Robert Capa, war photographer* Alfred Eisenstaedt, photographer* Elliott Erwitt, photographer (half Jewish)* Robert Frank, photographer* Lee Friedlander, photographer* Nan Goldin, photographer* Philippe Halsman, photographer* Andrï¿½ Kertï¿½sz, photographer* William Klein, photographer* Annie Leibovitz, photographer* Helen Levitt, photographer* Linda Mc Cartney, photographer* Lisette Model, photographer (half Jewish)* Arnold Newman, photographer* Irving Penn, photographer* Man Ray, dadaist photographer* Herb Ritts, photographer* Joe Rosenthal, war photographer* Arthur Rothstein, photographer* David Seymour, photojournalist* Cindy Sherman, photographer* Aaron Siskind, photographer* Alfred Stieglitz, photographer* Paul Strand, photographer* Doris Ulmann, photographer* Weegee, photojournalist* Garry Winogrand, photographer Fashion designers* Gilbert Adrian, Hollywood fashion designer* Hattie Carnegie, fashion designer* Kenneth Cole, fashion designer* Pamela Dennis, fashion designer* Marc Ecko, fashion designer* Rudi Gernreich, fashion designer* Marc Jacobs, fashion designer* Alexander Julian, fashion designer (half Jewish)* Donna Karan, fashion designer* Calvin Klein, fashion designer* Michael Kors, fashion designer (half Jewish)* Estï¿½e Lauder, cosmeticist* Ralph Lauren, fashion designer, founder of Polo Ralph Lauren* Hinda Miller, inventor of the sports bra* Isaac Mizrahi, fashion designer* Robert Lee Morris, jewelry designer (half Jewish)* Norman Norell, fashion designer* Zac Posen, fashion designer* Charles Revson, cosmeticist* Ida Rosenthal, founder of Maidenform Brassieres* Helena Rubinstein, cosmeticist* Levi Strauss, clothing manufacturer* Pauline Trigï¿½re, fashion designer* Diane Von Furstenberg, fashion designer Cartoonists, animators, and comics writers* Ralph Bakshi, animator (Fritz the Cat, Lord of the Rings)* Brian Michael Bendis, comics book writer* Dave Berg, cartoonist* Al Capp, cartoonist (Li'l Abner)* Roz Chast, cartoonist (New Yorker)* Daniel Clowes, alternative comics writer (Ghost World)* Peter David, comics writer & "writer of stuff"* Will Eisner, comics artist (The Spirit)* Jules Feiffer, cartoonist* Bill Finger, comics artist (Batman)* Max Fleischer, animator (Popeye, Betty Boop)* Fritz Freleng, animator (Looney Tunes)* William Gaines, comics artist and MAD founder* Rube Goldberg, cartoonist* Al Hirschfeld, caricaturist* Nicole Hollander, cartoonist (Sylvia)* Bob Kane, comics artist (Batman)* Gil Kane, comics artist (Green Lantern)* Ben Katchor, comics writer (Julius Knipl)* Jack Kirby, comics artist (Captain America, Hulk)* Joe Kubert, comics artist* Harvey Kurtzman, comics artist and MAD editor* Stan Lee, comics artist (Spiderman, X-Men)* Martin Nodell, comics artist (Green Lantern)* Harvey Pekar, comix writer (American Splendor)* Trina Robbins, comix writer* Julius Schwartz, comic book and magazine editor* Joe Shuster, comics artist (Superman)* Jerome Siegel, comics artist (Superman)* Joe Simon, comics artist (Captain America)* Art Spiegelman, comix writer (Maus)* William Steig, cartoonist & children's writer* Saul Steinberg, cartoonist & illustrator* Mort Weisinger, comic book and magazine editor* Marv Wolfman, comic book writer Authors* Jessica Abel, comic book writer & artist* Kathy Acker, writer* Forrest J.