Favorite Israeli Born Actor

by Ed_Jones_XLIX | created - 9 months ago | updated - 9 months ago | Public

These are the top 25 Israeli born actors sorted by IMDb STARmeter on the date of this list's creation. Who is your favorite?

After voting, please discuss here.

1. 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.

2. 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).

3. 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 ...

4. 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).

5. 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.

6. 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 ...

7. 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.

8. 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 ...

KISS me!

9. 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 ...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. Avraham Aviv Alush

Actor | The Shack

Aviv Alush is an Israeli actor of Tunisian heritage. He was born in 1982 in Northern Israel, and grew up in Karmiel. After 3 years in the army he moved to Tel-Aviv and started building his acting career. In 2011, he married his wife Nofar a lawyer. The couple has 3 kids , a daughter and two sons. ...

13. Doval'e Glickman

Actor | Big Bad Wolves

Doval'e Glickman was born on December 22, 1949 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for Big Bad Wolves (2013), Laces (2018) and Shtisel (2013).

14. Zohar Shtrauss

Actor | Einayim Petukhoth

Zohar Shtrauss was born on March 4, 1972 in Haifa, Israel. He is an actor, known for Eyes Wide Open (2009), Magic Men (2014) and Lebanon (2009).

15. 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.

16. 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).

17. Shadi Mar'i

Actor | Bethlehem

Shadi Mar'i was born on November 17, 1994 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an actor, known for Bethlehem (2013), Fauda (2015) and The Longest Night.

18. Eyal Podell

Actor | Deep Blue Sea

Eyal was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and was raised in Hong Kong before moving to New York at the age of 8. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

19. 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).

20. Igal Naor

Actor | The Honourable Woman

Igal Naor was born on June 25, 1958 in Givatayim, Israel. He is an actor, known for The Honourable Woman (2014), The Promise (2016) and Riviera (2017).

21. 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.

22. Steve Bond

Actor | General Hospital

Steve Bond was born on April 22, 1953 in Haifa, Israel as Shlomo Goldberg. He is an actor, known for General Hospital (1963), Magdalene (1988) and Gas Pump Girls (1979).

23. Ronen Rubinstein

Actor | 9-1-1: Lone Star

Ronen Rubinstein was born on November 7, 1993 in Rehovot, Israel. He is an actor and director, known for 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Dead of Summer (2016).

24. Tsahi Halevi

Actor | Bethlehem

Tsahi Halevi was born on March 12, 1975 in Petah Tikva, Israel. He is an actor, known for Bethlehem (2013), Fauda (2015) and The Kind Words (2015). He has been married to Lucy Aharish since October 10, 2018.

25. Yvan Attal

Actor | Rush Hour 3

Yvan Attal was born on January 4, 1965 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for Rush Hour 3 (2007), Munich (2005) and My Wife Is an Actress (2001).



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