Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email

Jewish Entertainers & Miscellaneous

BACK TO INDEX

Alan Greenspan – Federal Reserve Chairman, His wife, Andrea Mitchell, Is a Jewish NBC NEWS Reporter. Greenspan is also an Entertainer and Concert Violinist.

Allen, Woody – comedian, actor, director, producer (real name: Allan Konigsberg)

Army of Lovers (Crucified, Isrealism)

Avital, Mili – Israeli actress, Stargate

Bacall, Lauren – actress

Barkin, Ellen – actress

Barr, Roseanne – comedian

Beckham David – soccer player, actor, Jewish Grandfather

Beck, Jeff – guitarist

Becker, Sandy – late children’s TV show host

Benatar, Pat – singer

Benezra, Sonia – Quebecer talk show host

Benny, Jack – real name Benjamin Kubelsky entertainer

Berlin, Irving – composer of “White Christmas”

Berri, Claude – French film director

Biafra, Jello (Singer of American HC punk band Dead Kennedys)

Bialik, Mayim – cctress (Blossom)

Bikel, Theodore – actor / Fiddler on the Roof

Bleeth, Yasmine – actress – Father Jewish

Bochner, Hart – actor

Bochner, Lloyd – Canadian Shakespearean Actor, Radio Actor, Film Actor, Cecil Colby on Dynasty, “Naked Gun”,  Father of Hart Bochner

Bonet, Lisa – ex-wife of Lenny Kravitz

Borgnine, Ernst (Effron Borgnine) – actor

Boxleitner, Bruce – actor

Brooks, Albert – actor, Director (real name: Albert Einstein)

Brooks, Mel – actor, director, comedian, writer

Bruce, Lenny – comic

Walter, Bruno – German conductor and student of Gustav Mahler. Had to change his name.

Bullock, Sandra – actress

Cantor, Eddie – Vaudeville singer, dancer

Cass, “Mama” (Liz Cohen) – an actress

Chandler, Jeff – actor

Chapli Charlie – silent film actor, comedian, producer

Cherry, Ruben – (A man who raised Elvis in public)

Chessle, Deborah – Shirley Reingold

Chomsky, Naom – disinformation specialist

Cohen, Leonard – Bohemian song writer

Cocker, Joe – singer, Israeli

Crystal, Billy – actor, comedian

Curly – (Jerome) Curly Howard (Horowitz) – One of the Stooges

Dangerfield, Rodney – comedian, actor, Real Name Jack Cohen

Davis, Jr. Sammy – black singer, actor, dancer (supposed convert)

Dell’Abate, Gary – Howard Stern’s Producer (Baba Booey!)

Denbergk Lori Beth – actress

DeNero, Robert – actor [Jewish Mother]

Deutscher, Isaac – author – Biography of “Stalin”

Douglas, Kirk – actor

Drescher, Fran – actress “The Nanny”

Dreyfus, Richard – actor

Dreyfuss, Richard – actor

Duchovny, David – Co-Star of The X-Files

Duritz, Adam – lead singer/songwriter for Counting Crows

Dylan, Bob – musician

Eisen, Rich – ESPN, sports announcer

Fagen, Donald – Steely Dan – Singer – Composer

Fat Mike – singer, guitarist and songwriter for NOFX

Feuer, Aaron Neal – wrestler, Talmudist

Fierstein, Harvey – actor, writer

Fisher, Carrie – actress: Star Wars’ Princess Leia

Ford, Harrison – actor (Jewish Mom, see interviews in cosmopolitan/playboy)

Frankel, Mark – actor

Freed, Alan – 50’s radio personality

Freedman, Jacob — WBZC’s Sunday Morning Klezmer DJ

Friedman, Debbie – songwriter and singer

Geffen, David – Dreamworks, Owns Geffen Records ( Israeli )

Geller, Sarah Michelle – actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV)

Geller, Uri – magician who Bends Spoons & Levitates Objects, fake psychic

Gere, Richard – actor

Gershwin, George – composer (Rhapsody in Blue)

Gifford, Cathy Lee Epstein – talk show hostess

Goldblum, Jeff – actor

Goldwyn, Samuel – director, executive at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Gordon, Tony – manager UK Punk Band Sham 69

Gordon, Nina – musician

Lawrence, Steve – actor, singer

Gould, Elliot – actor from Bay Parkway Brooklyn

Greaseman, The – Doug Tracht – radio shock jock

Green, Brian Austin – actor

Hanson, Beck – musician

Haza, Ofra – Israeli singer

Hayworth, Rita – Rita Cansino – Source: Debrett’s Goes to Hollywood – Cansino Family

Himmelman, Peter – musician (and son-in-law to B. Dylan)

Hoffmann, Gaby – actress, movies

Hoskins, Bob – Roger Rabitt, Cotton Club, Ex-Kibbutznik

Howard, Moe – one of the Three Stooges

Howard, Shemp – (Samuel “Shemp Howard” Horowitz)

Iggy Pop – musician (James Newell Osterberg, Jr.)

Irving, Amy – actress

Kavner, Julie – actress, voice of Marge Simpson

Kaye, Danny – Song-and-Dance Man

Keitel, Harvey – actor Pulp Fiction, The Piano, etc.

King, Carole – musician, songwriter

Kirshner, Mia – actress

Knopfler, Mark – Dire Straits

Kramer, Stepfanie – actress Hunter

Kubrick, Stanley- director – ”2004″, “A Clockwork Orange”, Etc.

Jeremy, Ron – disgusting porn actor

Joel, Billy – musician

Jolsen, Al – singer, mummer, cantor

Kaufman, Andy – Latka on Taxi, strange humorist, Saturday Night Live guest

Klein, Calvin – fashion designer

Kudrow, Lisa – actress, Friends

Kurtz, Swoosie – actress

Lamour, Dorothy – actress

Lawrence, Steve – singer, skeptic, husband of Eydie Gorme

Lee, Geddy – lead singer and bass player of the Band Rush

Lee, Michelle – actress – Knots Landing

Luner, Jamie – actress, TV Show “Savannah”

Manilow, Barry – musician, singer

Marcell, Bibi & Other – Klezmer Performers

Marley, Bob – Reggae artist (father was Jewish, mother black)

Marx Groucho – comedian

Marx, Harpo – comedian

Matthau, Walter – comedian, actor

Martins, Luciano Costa – Brazilian musician (mother mulatta, father indian/jewish)

Meyer, Jeffrey – NY Yankees

Margulies, Julianna – ER Actress

Mayer, Louis B. – founder & director at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Meyers, Ari – actress / Kate and Allie

Minelli, Liza – (Lisa Minelli) singer, actress

Mitchell, Andrea – NBC News reporter, wife of Alan Greenspan

Monroe, Marilyn – official certificate of her conversion to Judaism, Dated July 1, 1956

Mostel, Zero – actor, comedian, painter

Neuwirth, Bebe – Lilith on Cheers

Newman, Paul – actor

Newton John, Olivia – Australian pop singer

Nimoy, Leonard – Actor (Star Trek’s ‘Spock’)

Oistrakh, David – violinist

Owens, Ronn – San Francisco/Los Angeles talk show host

Page, Steve – lead singer of the Barenaked Ladies

Patinkin, Mandy – actor (Chicago Hope)

Peczynski, Dominika – actress (Dominikas Planet), member of Swedish dance band Army Of Lovers

Perlman, Itzhak – violinist

Pleshette, Suzanne – actress The Bob Newhart Show

Portman, Natalie – actress

Presley, Elvis – Jewish maternal grandparent

Raffi – children’s entertainer

Rainer, Luise – actress

Ramone, Joey – lead singer of the Ramones

Reed, Lou – musician

Richler, Mordechai – Montreal author, screenwriter

Rickles, Don – comedian, actor

Rickman, Alan – actor (Sense and Sensibility, Die Hard, Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)

Rivers, Joan – comedian, writer, jeweler, actress

Reiser, Paul – actor, “Mad About You”

Reudor – cartoonist, author, creator of comic strip and books featuring The Doodle Family

Rhodes, Bernie – first manager of rock band The Clash

Rivera, Geraldo – talk show host

Roth, David Lee – Van Halen

Ryder, Winona – actress

Sachs, Nelly – poet

Sandler, Adam – comedian

Schlessinger, Dr. Laura – radio therapist

Seagal, Steven – actor, “Under Siege,” etc.

Seinfeld, Jerry – comedian

Server, Josh – actor on the show All That

Seymour, Jane – actress (father is Jewish)

Shatner, William – actor (Star Trek’s Captain ‘James T. Kirk’)

Shore, Dinah – singer, performer, TV hostess – father was a Rabbi

Shue, Andrew – actor (Melrose Place), brother of Elisabeth Shue (Jewish father)

Shue, Elizabeth – actress Karate Kid, Back to the Future II & III, Leaving Las Vegas, The Saint, etc…

Schwartz, Stephen – lyricist, composer

Shore, Pauly – actor

Sills, Beverly – opera performer (Real Name: Beverly Silberman)

Silver, Josh – keyboard player in goth metal band Type-O-Negative

Silverstein, Shel – children’s author

Silverstone, Alicia – actress, Clueless

StarSimon, Paul – musician

Sioux, Siouxie – (female singer of British punk/goth band Siouxie & Banshees)

Isaac Bashevis – writer (Yiddish)

Slash (Saul Hudson) – guitarist in Guns and Roses

Smith, Raphael (Bokkie Rosenthal) – composer and scriptwriter

Sondheim, Stephen – Broadway lyricist/composer

Spacek, Sissy – actress

Spielberg, Steven – director

Sprinkle, Annie – porn slut

Spungen, Nancy – girlfriend of Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious (Deceased)

Stanley, Paul – lead singer and guitarist for KISS, real name Stanley Eisen

Steinman, Jim – composer for Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler, Celine Dion

Stern, Howard – radio shock jock, pervert

Streisand, Barbara – director, singer, producer

Tal, Shiraz – Israeli model

Telch, Ari – Mexico actor

Thomas, Jonathan Taylor – real name Jonathan Weiss

Tracht, Doug – The Greaseman – radio shock jock

Ustinov, Peter – actor

Vedder, Eddie – lead vocalist for Pearl Jam

Weber, Steven – actor “Wings”

Weisel, Elie – author

Weiss, Michael T. – TV actor “The Pretender”

Wilder, Gene – actor (Jerome Silberman)

Winkler, Henry – actor (‘The Fonze’ on ‘Happy Days’)

Wolf, Scott – Party of Five

Wyle, Noah – actor – E.R.

Yetnikoff, Walter – ex-manager of Michael Jackson

Zuehra Elfassia – singer – Morocco

Hoskins, Bob – Roger Rabitt, Cotton Club, Ex-Kibbutznik, Sephardim

Effi – Israeli hot head ( MTV’s Road Rules)

Jean-Pierre Barda – actor, member of Swedish dance band Army Of Lovers

Sarah Jessica Parker – actress

Dinah Manoff – actress – “Empty Nest”

Mike Diamond – musician (Beastie Boys)

Chaim Goldberg – artist of the Shtetl Culture

Melanie Chartoff – actress

Sara Silverman – commedian

Sophie Marceau – french actress Braveheart daughter of Marcel

Howie Mandel – comedian

Phil Ochs – topical folk singer

Howard Ashman – lyricist Little Shop of Horrors, Disney animated features

Debra Winger – actress

Clare Carey – actress, coach

Kevin Kline – actor, A Fish Called Wanda

Lenny Kravitz – singer, guitarist

Harry Houdini – magician and escape artist

Neil Diamond – musician, singer, actor

Dustin Hoffman – actor

Jack Hart – real name Barry Horowitz wrestler in the WWF & WCW

Goldberg – real name Bill Goldberg, wrestler, WCW Champion

Raven – real name Scott Levy, wrestler, former WCW Champion

Dean Malenko – wrestler, former WCW champion

Jon Lovitz – actor, comedian (Saturday Night Live, The Critic)

Isaac Asimov – sci-fi writer

Susanna Hoffs – singer in the Bangles

DiDi Conn – actress

Christine Lakin – Step by Step

Herman Wouk – author of War and Remembrance

Gilda Radner – comedian, Saturday Night Live

Jason Alexander – actor (George Castanza on ‘Seinfeld’)

Joseph Gordon – Levitt – actor on 3rd Rock From The Sun

Bette Midler – actress, singer

Michael Landon – Little House On The Prairie (Eugene Orowitz – real name)

Al Jolson – singer, actor

Paula Prentiss – actress

Robert Redford – actor Describes himself as ‘half Jewish’.

Alan Jay Lerner – lyricist (My Fair Lady)

Leslie Ann Warren – actress

Jonathan Silverman – actor

Marc Chagall – Painter, visual artist

Boris Karloff – actor

Gene Simmons – singer/bass player for Kiss Israeli/Turkish, real name Haim Witz (or Gene Klein)

Jeremy Priven – actor on Ellen

Joan Collins – actress

Jerry Lewis – comedian, actor, director

Gilbert Gottfried – comedian

Jonny Clegg – South african musician

Hank Azaria – cartoon voices in Simpsons and starred in Birdcage

Gilad Gelfond and David Cygielman – rappers

Michael Jackson – ABC talk radio host

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. – actor

Larry Fine – one of the Three Stooges

David Janssen – actor

Jakob Dylan – lead singer of The Wallflowers and son of Bob Dylan

Don Diamont – actor Young and Restless

Irving Berlin – songwriter & writer of musicals (God Bless America, White Christmas, There’s No Business Like Show Business)

Marcel Marceau – French mime

John Banner – actor (Schultz from Hogan’s Heroes)

Aaron Lebedev – Yiddish singer and actor

Max Felix – actor and radio personality Argentina

George Burns – comedian, actor (Real name: Nathan Birnbaum)

Randy Newman – composer, performer (‘Toy Story’ soundtrack)

Heddy Lamarr- actress, Delilah in Samson

Isaac Stern – violinist

Tori Spelling – actress

Jan Murray – comedian

David Helfcott – musician

Roberta Peters – singer Metropolitan Opera

Goldie Hawn – actress

Allan Sherman – singer, songwriter, humorist

Jamie Gertz – actress

Harpo Marx – comedian (Marx Brothers)

Lorraine Bracco – actress (Goodfellas)

Brett Gurewitz – owner of Epitaph records and former guitarist for Bad Religion

Diane Venora – Chicago Hope

Giselle Fernandez – television journalist, producer, film maker (mother is Jewish)

Jenna Leigh Green – actress on Sabrina The Teenage Witch

Robert Goulet – singer (Real Name: Robert Applebaum)

Naomi Shemer – composer

Jeff Goldman – actor

Katey Segal – actress, singer Married w/ Children

Neil Gaiman – author (Sandman, Neverwhere)

Adam Sandler – comedian, actor

Isaac Mizrahi – fashion designer

Brooke Langton – actress (Samantha on Melrose Place)

Leonard Bernstein – composer (West Side Story)

Peter Riegert – actor, Crossing Delancey

Gina Gershon – actress Showgirls

Joel Grey – Broadway actor (Emcee, Cabaret)

Ed Asner – Mr. Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Dennis Prager – radio talk host

Jerry Springer – talk show host

Kenny G – musician

Scott Simon – host NPR’s Saturday Weekend Edition, broadcast journalist

Rhea Perlman – actress

Mara Wilson – child actress in Miracle on 34th St, Mrs. Doubtfire

Jim Bradley – dog trainer

Alan King – CNN

Barry Levinson – ‘Diner’ director

Melissa Joan Hart- Mother’s father devout orthodox Jew

Ken Wahl – Wiseguy actor

Jerry Herman – composer of Hello Dolly!

Larry Adler – harmonica player

Lorne Green – actor, Bonaza

Dan Blocker – actor, Bonanza

Fred Astaire – dancer, singer, actor (Fredrik Austerlitz – real name)

Peter Sellers – actor, comedian

Ron Silver – actor, director

Perry Farrel – nee Bernstein. – musician, Porno for Pyros

Stan Getz – jazz saxophonist

Roman Polanski – Director, pedophile drugged and raped 15 yr old girl

Super Dave Osborne – comedian real name Bob Einstein.

Tom Arnold – actor

Maury Chaykin – actor

Molly Ringwald – Brat Pack actress

Jenna Von Oy – actress who played Six on Blossom

Paula Abdul – singer (Mother is French canadian Jew)

Phoebe Snow – singer

Lorne Michaels – T.V. Producer

David Copperfield – magician

Lacey Chabert – actress on Party of Five

Barry Sisters – Jewish duet

Werner Klemperer – (Klink on Hogan’s Heroes, son of Otto K.)

Mel Blanc – cartoon Voices

Monty Hall – game show host

Soupy Sales – comedian

Leslie Howard – British actor, in Gone With The Wind, Killed as Pilot in WWII for Britain

Tony Curtis – (Bernard Schwartz – real name)

Pinky Lee (Pincas Levy) – children entertainer

Marc Bolan (Marc Feld) – UK singer: T. Rex Frontman

Sally Jessy Raphael – T.V. talk show hostess, (real last name: Lowenthal)

Marla Sokoloff – actress

Richard Beymer – ‘West Side Story’ – actor

Geena Davis – actress

Jonathan Larson – composer (Rent)

Ira Gershwin — lyricist

Matt Lauer – NBC Today Show

Richard Avedon – photographer

Brent Spiner – Data character on Star Trek Next Generation

Zeppo Marx – comedian (Marx Brothers)

Matthew Broderick – actor, jewish mother

Yehudi Menuhin – violinist

Tim Burton – director

Brian Bloom – actor

Michael Bolton – singer

Art Garfunkel – musician

Bruce Springsteen – singer/songwriter (Dutch/Jewish)

Beatrice Arthur – actress (Dorothy, Golden Girls)

Hillel Slovak – late guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers

Victor Borge (Borge Rosenbaum) – pianist and humorist

Joey Slotnick – actor/single guy

Joe T Turri – Famous NY house music producer

Harry Reems- porn actor

Cindy Margolis- model

Fyvush Finkel – actor, entertainer – Picket Fences

Jennifer Grey – actress (Baby, Dirty Dancing)

Justine Bateman – actress

Clio Goldsmith – actress

Totie Fields – comedienne

Bernie Bernstein – musician, Punk Band, ‘Hector’

Matityahu Glazerson – author of Mystical Books/Composer

Marat Galperin – athlete, entertainer

Wolf Blitzer – CNN journalist

Peter Lorre – nee Ladislav Loewenstein, actor

Ben Stiller – actor, director

Craig T. Nelson – actor-coach

Yaasha Heifitz – violinist

Robby Benson Robert Segal-actor/director

Giora Fiedman – musician

Richard Kaufman (Ricky The K) – disc jockey

Brody Stevens – comedian and cable access TV host in Seattle

Judd Nelson – actor, Suddenly Susan, The Breakfast Club

Tina Louise – actress (Gilligan’s ‘Ginger’ – origin of the Hebrew word ‘Jinji’)

Larry David – writer, producer

Keith Moon – The Who

James Spader – actor

Elsa Morante – Italian author

Barbara Walters – US television broadcaster

Irwin Chusid- writer, record producer, radio personality and Bon Vivant

Donna Karan – designer

Lawrence Harvey – born Skikne – actor

Judy Kuhn – Broadway actress (Voice of Pocahontes)

Danielle Harris – actress

Sara Gilbert – actress – Roseanne

Patricia Wettig – actress – Thirty Something

Leah Remini – actress , sitcom Fired Up

Ricki Lake – talk show hostess

Steven Spielberg – producer, director

John Garfield – actor

Melanie Mayron – actress Thirty Something

Pinchas Zuckerman – violinist

Garson Gershon Kanin – actor

Cloris Leachman – actress

Franz Kafka – author

Francesca Neville – Shakespearean actress

Arnold Schoenberg – composer

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen – author

Gary Schandling – comedian

Mark Reizen – singer

Mike Ogulnick – one on one sports radio network anchor

Burt Ward – actor, Robin from Batman

Audrey Landers – actress

Estelle Getty – Actress (Sophia, Golden Girls)

Matthew Kuchta – pathetic porn monster

Harlan Ellison – science fiction writer

Morley Safer – television journalist ( Minutes)

Jack Carter – comedy

Bill Graham – late rock promoter

Howie Morris – comedian (Your Show of Shows)

Audrey Hepburn – actress

Sophie Tucker Abuza – performer

Pee Wee Herman (Paul Rubens) – pervert that made kid’s shows

Paul Auster – author and poet

Steven P. Greenberg – songwriter (Funkytown)

Paul Michael Glazer – actor, director Starsky and Hutch

Country Joe McDonald – singer (mother)

Robert Downey Jr. – actor

Jeffrey Archer – author

Neil Simon – Broadway playwright

Jonathan Mostow – screenwriter and movie director

David Harari- film maker

Peggy Lipton – Mod Squad Actress From Lawrence N Y

Debra Winger – actress

Buddy Hackett – actor, comedian

Neil Sedaka – singer

Al Cohn – saxophone player now deceased

George Segal – actor

Arlo Guthrie – Woody Guthrie’s son, mother Marjorie was Jewish

Richard Rogers – composer

Carolyn Summerlin – comic, concert pianist

Amy Brenneman – actress

Judd Hirsh – actor Taxi

Philip Roth – author

Jerry Orbach – Briscoe on Law and Order

Alan Alda – actor

Al Kooper – Founder, Blood Sweat and Tears

Rodd Keith – (real name:Rod Eskelin) song-poem auteur

Matt Fraiberg – owner Guardian Alarm

Chico Marx – comedian (Marx Brothers)

Sarah Jessica Parker – actress

Chaim Potok – author

David Broza – Israeli singer/songwriter

Jennifer Aniston – actress

Mr. Rogers – actor… plays with little kids

Are Thue-Jones – founder of Jew-Tang

Camille Pisarro – artist

Kathy Levine – QVC hostess

Jessica Savitch – NBC News’ former Golden Girl

Peter Mark Richman – actor, writer, artist

Adam Arkin – actor Chicago Hope

Marilyn Michaels – impressionist

Alan Menken — composer

George Jessel – Toastmaster General

Dani Behr – S.African/British presenter (Giggs’ girl)

Yasha Heifetz – violinist

Lorne Greene – actor

Pamela Anderson – Playboy, Baywatch (born Joan Goldstein)

Gustav Mahler – composer

Phoebe Cates – actress, Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Real last name: Katz)

Judy Blume – Children’s author

Bronco Billy Anderson – silent film cowboy

Richard Benjamin – actor and director

Charles Bronson – actor

Joey Bishop – comic

MCA (Adam Yauch)- rap musician, Beastie Boys

Josef Schmidt, Rosa Raisa, Leonard Warren – opera singers

Norm Crosby- stand up comic

James Caan – actor, Rollerball etc.

Emma Samms – actress on Dynasty

Louise Wener – front woman Britpop band Sleeper

Omri Katz – actor

Richard Lewis – comedian

Adam Sandler- actor

Michael Fishman – actor – Roseanne

Barbara Amiel – writer

Walter Mathau – actor and comedian

Norman Greenbaum – ‘Spirit in the Sky’ musician

Joanna Going – actress

Otto Klemperer – orchestra conductor

Randy West – pathetic porn hustler

Ralph Lauren – fashion designer

Paul Mazursky – director

Ed Asner – actor

Mark Knopfler – Dire Straits lead vocal and guitarist

Richartd Belzer-actor/comedian

Eddie Cantor – singer, actor

Max Weinberg – drummer, Bruce Springstein, Conan O’brien

Mike Nichols – director ( The Graduate, Catch , The Birdcage )

Patrick Bruel – French singer

Yaakov Agam – modern painter/sculptor

Rowan Atkinson – comedian (Mr. Bean, Voice of Zazu in Lion King)

Salim Hallali – singer – Morocco

Benny Goodman – musician

Danny Jacobson – writer/producer

Jean Jacques Goldman – french musician, singer

Adam Duritz – schizophrenic lead singer of Counting Crows

Paul Cohen – Quebecer guitarist

Joan Lunden – real last name Blunden

Saul Rubinek – actor

Michael Wolf – musician

Marty Feldman – actor, comedian

Dave Ehrman – actor

Adrian Kaplan – South African actor

Maurice Schwartz – Yiddish theater actor

Corey Feldman – actor

Milton Berle – comedian

Madeline Kahn – actress (Clue, Nixon)

Matthew Bratter – musician, Daisy’s Red Gravy Train

Donna Karan – designer

Justine Frischman – frontwoman Britpop band Elastica

Sally Field – actress

Arthur Fiedler – former Boston Pops Conductor

Laurence Tolhurst – original drummer of The Cure

Brett Sommers – The Match Game

Stanley Kubrick – movie director (clockwork orange,the Shining…)

Richard Tucker – opera singer

Buddy Rich – drummer

Richard Simmons- Live-it, health guru

Aaron Copland – composer of Appalachin Spring and other great classical music

George Solti – conductor (Chicago Symphony)

Maury Yeston- musical composer of shows like Nine, Phantom and Titanic

Irving Layton – Canadian poet

Gary Lewis – Rock Singer ( Jerry’s Son )

Ernst Lubitsch- Polish film director of To Be Or Not to Be

Don Adams – actor, Maxwell Smart

Oscar Levant – pianist

Arturo Jimenez – Columbian Real Estate thief

Jan Peerce (Pinchus Perlmutter) – opera singer

Mike Gordan – bass for Phish

Joe Elliot – Def Leppard lead singer

Ken Olin – actor Thirty Something

David Horowitz – writer, political commentator

Phil Glasser- actor- An American Tail (Fievel)

Debbie Gibson – singer

Wallace Shawn – actor (Princess Bride, Toy Story, Clueless)

Moshe Weinberg – (Vainberg) Russian composer

Simone Signoret – French actress (‘Diabolique’)

Clea Lewis – actress Audrey on Ellen

Saul Zaentz – producer ( One flew over…, Amadeus, The English Patient )

Rachel Rosenthal – Los Angeles-based performace artist

Richard Belzer – comedy

Will Self – British writer

Roger Hannin – French actor

Fritz Lang – director of Metropolis and The Vampire of Dusseldorf

Dr. Laura Schlesinger – radio host and author

Rena Sofer – actress

David ‘Dudu’ Fisher – Israeli Singer and Cantor

Vic Tayback – actor on Alice

Daniel Day Lewis – British actor (Jewish mother)

Graham Gouldman – member of cc’s pop songwriter

Dina Meyer – actress appears in film ‘Dragonheart’

Abe Vigoda – Fish from Barney Miller

Felix Mendelssohn – composer

Marcel Proust – writer

Mark Volman co-founder of the Turtles

Yul Brynner – Jewish screen actor

Arye Gross – actor

Michael Gelman – producer of Regis and Kathie Lee

Rain Pryor – actress daughter of Richard, mom Jewish

Howard Kaylan – co-founder of the turtles

David Cronenberg – Canadian director/writer (The Fly)

David Birney – actor-St. Elswhere

Randy Spelling – actor son of Aaron Spelling and brother of Tori Spelling

Kim Zimmer – actresss/guiding light

Carl Reiner – comedian

Mike Bloomfield – Blues guitarist

Lee Grant – actress/director

Sam Wolff – Mayor Elect/Atlanta (Rabbi Cheamcheese)

Alicia Markova – Ballet dancer (nee Alice Marks).

S. J. Perelman – writer – screenplays for Marx’ Comedies: Monkey Business; Horse Feathers, etc

Yuri Rasovsky – radio dramatist of the s and s.

Edward G. Robinson – actor (real name Emmanuel Goldenberg)

Anouk Aimee – French actress (‘A Man and a Woman’)

Enrico Macias – singer/musician Algerian-French jew

Melissa Rosenberg – Joan Rivers’ daughter/Host E! Entertaiment

Jennifer Jason Leigh – actress, Daughter of Vic Morrow

Joely Fisher – actress/Ellen. Half-sister of Carrie.

Mitul Patel – Jewish/Indian actor

Adam Yauch – musician (Beastie Boys)

Mark Bomer – jew activist and historian (distorter of history)

Pincas Zuckerman – violinist and conductor

Joe Belgrade – stage and screen actor

Elliot Goldenthal – Movie Composer – Batman and Robin and others

Kent Brockman – TV anchor on The Simpsons Kenny Brockelstein

Henri Bergson – writer

Stan Getz – saxophonist

Jim Shapiro – musician, Veruca Salt

Arthur Koestler – author

Kurt Weil – composer (Three Penny Opera)

Mark Walberg – game show host (The Big Date)

Al Waxman – actor / Cagney and Lacey

Max Fleischer – animation producer (Betty Boop, Popeye, etc.)

Julius Lester – author and professor

David Halberstam – author

Kirk Douglas, nee Isadore Demsky – actor

Fritz Reiner, George Szell – conductors

Joe Besser – one of the three stooges, for a while.

Ronn Owens – San Francisco/Los Angeles talk show host

Lorraine Newman – Saturday Night Live

Aaron Freeman – Chicago radio talkshow host

Stephen Evans – writer, director, actor

Helen Hunt – (Father Jewish; Mad About You)

Albert Cohen – French language author

Josh Niehaus – musician, entertainer

Kinky Friedman – country singer and mystery author

Felix Mendelssohn – composer

Todd Suchman – Styx drummer

Laurin Sydney – Showbiz Today CNN

Michael Kinsley – columnist

Robert Merrill – opera singer

Jeff Daniels – actor

Jerry Stiller – Mr. Costanza and Ben’s dad

Helen Shapiro – British singer

Justine Frischmann – lead singer of  band Elastica

David Steinberg – comedian/director

Steven Tyler – lead singer in the music group Aerosmith

Jackie Mason – comedian

Shecky Greene – comic

Harvey Korman – comedian, actor, The Carol Burnett Show

June Allyson Ella Geisman – actress

Harrison Ford – one jew parent

Alain Boublil – lyricist of Miss Saigon

Sakari Topelius – fairy-teller

Ringo Starr – Beatles drummer

Isaac Mizrachi — fashion designer

Jack Klugman – Oscar from The Odd Couple

Paul McKellar – holohoax lecturer

Fanny Brice – comedian

Doc Severenson – Tonight Show

Jessica Lundy – actress (Hope and Gloria)

Alan Wilder – keyboard player of Depeche Mode

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay – comedian, actor. Real name is: Andrew Silverberg

Nina Rodzynek – musician

Aaron Rosand – concert violinist

Jennifer Doctorovich – theater actress in Houston, Texas

Jack Spector – disc jockey

Joanna Gleason – (daughter of Monty Hall) actress

Elliot Gould- actor, M.A.S.H.

Jon Stewart – talk show host, comedian

Pittsburgh Pete – radio actor

Jerry Bock – composer ( Fiddler On The Roof, She Loves Me plus more)

John Stossel – news anchor

Ross Martin – actor (TV’s ‘The Wild, Wild West’) real name Martin Rosenblatt

Lee Konitz – musician (jazz saxophonist)

Charles Grodin – actor, writer

Dan Futterman – actor (The Birdcage)

Michael Ovitz – Disney

Charles Orange – poet

Ben Elton – comedian and writer

Arthur Schnitzler – playwright, novelist and doctor

Leslie Stahl – Sixty Minutes

Laura Shaff – Bon Vivant, Girl About Town

Debbie Goad – writer (Answer Me!)

Haim Topol – actor (Fiddler on the Roof)

Helena Bonham-Carter – her mother is a Rothschild

Hans Rosenthal – radio/tv presenter

Don Black – lyricist of Sunset Boulevard

Laura Bertam – actress on the Disney Channel’s ‘Ready or Not’

Sid Ceasar – comic actor and writer

Jamie Lee Curtis – actress (Father is Jewish)

Robert Clary – actor (LeBeau from Hogan’s Heroes)

Steven Adler – ex drummer for Guns n Roses

Michael Tucker – actor, LA Law etc.

Arlene Dahl – actress

Linda Rondstat – singer Jewish grandparents

Suzy Mamann Greenberg – producer of Seinfeld and other NBC shows

Mick Jones – musician from the Clash/B.A.D. – mother Jewish

Rick London – cartoonist, London’s Times Cartoon

Sid Caesar – comedian

Steve Guttenberg – actor

Jay Diamond – radio talk show host (used to be on WABC)

Lorenzo Lamas – actor ( Jewish Mom )

Bruno Schulz – writer

Adam Faith – British singer

Christopher Lambert – actor (father)

Jackie Kallen – manager of James Toney

Barbara Hershey (Herzstein)- actress

Sasha Mitchell – actor (Step by Step, Kickboxer )

Sam Levinson – humorist/TV panelist

Ann B. Davis – actress (Alice in The Brady Bunch)

Paula Zahn – broadcast journalist cbs

Ramblin’ Jack Elliot – folk singer/guitar player

Wendy Mallick – actress ( mostly sitcoms)

Carnie Wilson – former singer (wilson phillips), former talk show host, and daughter of beach boy Brian Wilson (mother Marilyn Rovell is Jewish)

Arnold Stang – film actor

Chevy Chase – actor, comedian

Carly Simon – singer

Jackie Mason – comedian

Martin and Charlie Sheen – actors

Ken Berry – actor, Mayberry R.F.D., F Troop

Rob Reiner – comedian and movie director

Totie Fields – comedienne

Steve Levy – (ESPN-Sportscenter)

Richard Salwitz – aka Magic Dick, Musician J Geils Band

Milton Berle – comedian

Chuck Barris – creator of The Dating Game

Ian Ziering – actor

Gene Barry – actor, Bat Masterson

Adam Rich – Eight Is Enough

Jane Kaczmarek – actress

Linda (Epstein) Eastman – Paul Macartney’s wife

Rona Barret ( Bernstein ) – gossip reporter

Paul Shaffer – musician – Letterman show

Red Aaron Buttons – comic

Ivan Reitman – Canadian director – Meatballs

Tori Spelling – Donna in Beverly Hills

Shelley Berman – comedian

Yves Montand – real name Ivo Livi, french singer

Florence Henderson – Brady Bunch, singer

Lyle Waggoner – comedian The Carol Burnett Show

Allen Funt – host of ‘Candid Camera’

Woody Strode – black man from spartacus

Jeff Chandler –  50’s actor, singer

Tony Kushner- playwright (Angels in America)

Stephanie Powers – actress

Samy Elmaghribi – singer – Morocco

Art Buchwald – author and columnist

Jonathan Brandis – actor

William Goldman – screenwriter (The Princess Bride)

Walter Lippman – journalist/ founded the New Republic

Josef Szigeti – violinist

Rob Cohen – director

David Helfgott – Australian pianist

Jerry Seinfeld – comedian, tv star

Haim Topol – actor

Dani from Cradle Of Filth – (Mother is Ethiopian,Father is Jewish)

Andrew Mark Berman – actor that was on The Wonder Years and other shows

Lawrence Harvey – actor

Michael Berrin – M.C. Search formally of 3rd Bass

Arlene Sorkin – Caliope Jones on Days Of Our Lives

Gene Wilder – actor, Silver Streak, Gilda Radner’s husband

David Schwimmer – actor (Ross on ‘Friends’)

King Diamond – american singer (Mercyful Fate)

Herschel Savage – pathetic porn actor

Julie Kanver- voice of Marge Simpson

Jenna Jameson – porn slut/mother Teresa wife of SQS

Shelley Winters Shirley Schrift – actress

Tony Randall – (Leonard Rosenberg – real name)

Jerry Orbach – actor

Sylvia Sydney – actress

Jay Black – Jay and The Americans

Samuel Avital – founder, Boulder Mime Theatre

Dustin Diamond – Screech from Saved By the Bell

Mircea Crisan (Kraus?) – Romanian entertainer

Paulette Goddard – movie actress of the past

Trevor Rabin – musician Yes

David Gahan – lead for Depeche Mode

Sydney Rome – actress

Arnold Schoenberg – composer

Josef Von Sternberg – actor/director

Robert Clary – actor (Hogan’s Heros)

Joel and Ethan Coen – producer, director, writers (Raising Arizona)

Fred Savage – actor  The Wonder Years

Jackie Vernon – comedian

Liv Tyler – actress daughter of Steven Tyler

Mitzi Gaynor – actress, dancer, singer

Neriah Davis – porn slut

Mark Feuerstein – actor (comedy Fired Up)

Courtney Love – talentless punk rocker

Mickey Hart – drummer for Grateful Dead (also Mystery Box)

Bess Myerson – first jewess Miss America (pathetic)

Herschel Bernardi – actor

Moe Kauffman – Canadian jazz musician

Michele Landsberg – newspaper columnist and Jewish Womens’ activist

Tony Goldwyn – actor Ghost

Melissa Manchester – singer

Shlomo Mintz – violinist

Mark Moran – Talk Show Host

Shaun Weiss – child Actor(Heavyweights,Mighty Ducks +)

Ross Gelman – actor, comedian, adult entertainer

Vladimir Horowitz – pianist

Ron Leavitt – Married With Children creator/producer

Jason Marsden – actor

Jack Gilford – comedian/actor

Serge Koussevitzky – conductor

Dianne Weist – actress

Michel Berger – french composer and singer (tycoon)

Barry Sonnenfeld – director Get Shorty, Addams Family

Ron Rifkin – actor

Sheldon Harnick – Lyricist (Fiddler On the Roof, She Loves Me plus more)

Lee Zurik – CBS Sports anchor

Mr. G – WPIX New York weatherman

Selma Diamond – late gravelly voiced actress from Night Court

Polly Draper – actress (Thirtysomething)

Dorothy Rothschild Parker – author

Joshua Redman – saxaphonist, Jewish mom

Malcolm McLaren–manager of the Sex Pistols

Allen Garfield (Goorwitz) – actor

Zohra Lampert – actress

Peter Wolf – musician

David Susskind – producer

Dan Greenburg – author (‘How to be a Jewish Mother’)

Sheldon Leonard – late actor/producer

Michael Lembeck – actor/director

Sonny Fox – children’s TV producer/host

Stuart Pankin – former host of HBO *Not Necessarily the News

Bruno Bauer – conductor

Sherwood Schwartz – creator Of Gilligans Isle

Renee Taylor – actress (The Nanny)

Paul Muni – actor(Realname Muni Weisenfreund)

Shalom Aleichem – Yiddish writer

Emma Lazarus – poet, subversive (‘Give me your tired, your poor,..’ from the Statue of Liberty)

Jonathon Lipnicki – child actor/ Jerry Maguire

Alan Gratzer and Kevin Cronin – musician of REO Speedwagon

Doug Feiger – musician, The Knack

John Leguizamo – Colombian actor, comedian

Menahem Golan – Israeli producer, director

Phobe Levy Pember – Confederate Civil War figure portrayed as hero by jews (no surprise there)

Gregg Woodman – The Sidewinder

Jean-Luc Godard – filmmaker

Rick Moranis – actor

Kim Greist – actress Chicago Hope/Homeward Bound

Anthony Newley – singer, composer, actor

Kitty Carlisle – panelist on What’s My Line (real last name: Conn)

Claude Rains – actor (Casablanca)

David Mamet – director, writer (The Verdict, Hoffa)

Allen Ginsberg – poet

Artur Rubenstein – piano player

Andy Kaufmann – actor Taxi sitcom

Dina Sfat – Brazilian actress

William Daniels – actor St. Elswhere

Jerry Ohrbach – actor

David Milch – co-producer/writer of NYPD Blue

Bill Pullman – actor

Yaphet Kotto – actor

Adam Horowitz – musician (Beastie Boys)

Amos Elon – Israeli writer and journalist

Lisa Edelstein – actress Relativity

Boris Pasternak – Russian writer

Camryn Manheim – actress (The Practice)

Rick Rubin – record producer/Def Jam co-founder

Andy Ackerman – producer, director (Cheers, Frasier, Seinfeld)

Eddie Fisher – singer

Georges Bizet – composer of Carmen, Symphony in C

Clifford Odetts – playwright (Golden Boy)

Michael Rappaport – actor

Eugene Ormandy- conductor (purveyor of the Philadelphia sound)

Rob Schneider – actor, comedian

Roy Lichtenstein – painter

Artur Rubinstein – pianist

John Rubinstein – actor (Family; son of Artur)

Jessica Walter – actress

J.D. Salinger – author (Catcher in the Rye)

F. Murray Abraham – actor (Amadeus)

Sam Jaffe – actor (Ben Casey)

Norman Lear – All In The Family Creator, producer

Marvin Hamlisch – composer of A Chorus Line

Ed Isaiah Wynn – actor, producer, director

Peter Green – Blues guitarist, founder of Fleetwood Mac

Gummo Marx – comedian (Marx Brothers)

Marianne Faithful – singer, girlfriend of Mick Jagger

Steven Lovy – writer, director of Circuitry Man

Richard Dix – actor of the twenties and thirties

Mickey Cohen – gangster

Florenz Ziegfeld – theatrical producer

Dan Lauria – actor, Wonder Years

Richard Masur – actor

Joseph Papp – public theatre, founded non profit NYC Public Theater

Harold Prince – Broadway director (Phantom Of The Opera, Cabaret, and many more)

Benjamin Mor – Benyad from the rap group Blood of Avraham

D. Saevitz – Mazik from the rap group Blood of Avraham

Max Aranoff – violist of the Curtis String Quartet

Goldie Hawn – actress

Primo Levi – writer (holocaust faker)

Adam Goldberg – actor (TV-Relativity, Movies-Higher Learning and The Prophecy)

Shimi Tavori – Israeli singer and performer

Stephen R. Kuntz – attorney at law

Karl Haas – pianist, conductor, host of Adventures in Music

Polly Bergen – actress

Hal Linden – actor, director

Hal Lipshitz – actor

Arthur Miller – writer (Death of a Salesman)

Beverly Sills – opera singer and director

Al Jolson – singer and actor

Daniel Stern – actor

Carly Simons -singer

Fredrick Loewe – composer( Camelot, Gigi, My Fair Lady, Brigadoon)

John Rubenstein – actor

Tom Bosley – Mr. C. on Happy Days

Roberta Peters – opera singer

John Garfield – movie star

Mark Banks – South African comedian

Susan Strasberg – daughter of Lee, stage and screen actress

Betty Friedan – author/ feminist

Stanley Drucker – clarinet player, NY Philharmonic Orchestra

Deborah Raffin – actress

Kevin Pollack – actor

Theda Bara – silent actress, original ‘vamp’

Natalio Finkelstein – violinist in tango orchestras – Argentina

Norman Corwin – writer, producer, director of American radio drama

Alan Rachins – LA Law

Fania Fenelon — singer, author, holocaust faker; *Playing for Time* is her autobiography

Lee Strassberg – actor

Larry Storch – F Troop actor

Jeannie Becker – Fashion Television

Phil Silvers – Sgt. Bilko

Kenny G – musician(sax)

Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskin – musicians from Bauhaus, British goth band

Billy Wilder – director (Sunset Boulevard- the movie)

Josh Niehaus – musician/entertainer

Pierre Monteux – orchestral conductor

Mel Tilles  – Country and Western singer

Rita Rudner – comedian

Faye Kellerman – author,wife of Jonathan

Herb Edelman – police chief on ‘Murder She Wrote’

Chip Zien – Broadway actor (Falsettos, Into The Woods)

Leonard Bernstein – composer, conductor

Bruce Adler – singer, dancer, comedian

Yascha Heifetz – violinist

Peter Falk – actor (TV’s ‘Columbo’)

Robert ‘Mutt’ Lange – owner Flood/Mute records (Depeche Mode)

Martin Gore – songwriter (Depeche Mode)

Stacy Earl – singer

Josh Meisels – marathon runner

Maeve Kinkead – actress Guiding Light

Jule Styne – composer of Gypsy

Yarema Hutsaliuk – American/French writer

Louie Nye (Neistat) – comedian

David Mamet- playwright

Abigail Van Buren – Dear Abby advice columnist

Ralph Bakshi – cartoon director (Fritz the Cat, Cool World)

Lindsey Crouse – actress (Daniel)

Judy Cavitez – actress

Greg Hetson – guitarist for Bad Religion and the Circle Jerks

Jerome Kern – composer of Show Boat

Matt Groening – creator of the Simpsons

Ben Savage  – actor

Robert Lansing – actor

Claude – Michel Schonberg – composer of Les Mis

Sidney Lumet – film director

Denise Katrina Smith (aka Vanity) – actress, performer mother is jewish

Mark Rothko – abstract expressionist painter

Jane Wiedland – member of the Go-Gos.

Al Cooper – musician

Roxanne Hart – actress Chicago Hope

Rod Serling – Twilight Zone creator

Ethel Merman – Ethel Zimmerman performer

Herb Alpert – musician (Russian Jewish)

Abe Vigoda – Fish on Barney Miller

Sue Mengers – agent

David Brenner – comedian

Edward G. Robinson – actor

Paul Muni – actor (‘Louis Pasteur’, ‘Fugitive from a Chain Gang’)

Boris Thomashevsky – actor (Yiddish theater)

Bessy Thomashevsky – actress

Walter Mosley – writer (mother is Jewish)

Dictators – NYC punk rockers – Dick Manintoba (Richard Blum) Andy Shernoff Ross (The Boss) Friedman Scott (Top Ten) Kempner Richie Teeter

Goldy Hawn – actress, First Wives Club

Zachary Hines – son of Gregory and Jewish wife

Adam Sandler – comedian, songwriter

Erynn Hubbard – actress, comedian

Dr. Ruth – perverted sex therapist

Alexander Kipnis – opera singer

Emanuel List – opera singer

Marie Rappold – opera singer

Barbra Streisand – actress, singer

Rita Shane, Norman Mittelmann – Met opera

Jerome Kern, Frank Loesser – Broadway composers

Gregor Piatigorsky, Emanuel Feuermann – cellists

Josef Szigeti, Mischa Elman – violinists

Thomas Shlamme – director

Franz Kafka – novelist

Joel Grey – actor

Georgia Brown – actress

Judy Holliday – actress

Nora Ephron – writer, director

Morris Carnovsky – actor

Goddard Lieberson – President of Columbia Records

Adolph Green – lyricist

Bonnie Franklin – actress

Moira Shearer – actress now deceased

Chaim Topol — singer and actor

Robbie Kreieger – Doors guitarist

Bruce ‘Cousin Brucie’ Morrow – NYC disc jockey

Richard Hell – punk rocker – Television Heartbreakers Voidoids

Jonathan Silverman – actor

Mike Diamond – (Mike D.) band member of Beastie Boys

Adam yauch – (MCA) band member of Beastie Boys

Adam Horowitz – (Adrock) band member of Beastie Boys

Amos Oz – Israeli writer

Silvio Santos – Brazilian humorist

Leo Genn – British actor (Quo Vadis)

Duncan Renaldo – Tv’s Cisco Kid (born in Romania)

Efrem Zimbalist Sr. – violinist

Ricardo Cortez – film actor (born Jacob Krantz)

Francesca Annis – British actress

Douglas Fairbanks Sr. – silent actor (real name Ulman)

Stuart Whitman – film actor

Larry Gelbart – Mash producer

Jack Benny – comedian

Alan Klein – briefly manager of both The Beatles and The Stones

Joel Siegel – film critic ABC

Bernard Kalb – CNN Host of ‘Reliable Sources’

Hart Bochner – actor, director

Armin Shimerman – ‘Quark’ on Deep Space Nine

Jonathan Larson – composer of the musical RENT

Gary David Goldberg – producer

Shalom Harlow – model

Frank Hope – From Oddville he is the host on the show

Joseph Brodsky – author

Natasha Lyonne – jewish actress

Claire Bloom – actress

Sydney Pollack – director, producer

Katrina Neville – soprano, Penn State Opera Theatre

Patricia Richardson – actress, Home Improvement

Henry Jaglom – director of off-beat films

Amy Heckerling – director, writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)

Arthur Rubinstein – pianist

Sarah Berhardt – French actress

Jason Bateman – actor

Isaac Babel – writer

Nathanael West (Nathan Weinstein) – writer Miss Lonelyhearts;  The Day of the Locust

Shari Lewis – children’s entertainer

All the members of The J.Geils Band except for J.Geils

Lisa Loeb – singer with band Nine Stories

David Schwimmer – actor in Friends

Jessica Hecht – actress Single Guy

Bert Bachrach – American composer

Aaron Abel – singer

Serge Gainsbourg – French composer and singer

Larisa Oleynik – Secret World of Alex Mack

Gertrude Berg – actress (TV’s ‘The Goldbergs’)

Oscar Hammerstein – deceased composer of Broadway musicals

Gene Siskel – film critic (Siskel and Ebert)

Arthur Hiller – director of Love Story

David Notowitz – film producer, writer, editor

Paul Kossoff – guitarist English group Free

Barbara Bach – Ringo’s wife Jewish father

Syl Sylvain – member of New York Dolls

Shmuel Yosef Agnon – writer

Judy Landers – actress

Linda Lavin – TV show Alice

Ophelie Winter – French actress, singer

Alan Arkin – actor Father of Adam

Elmer Bernstein – musician (composer/conductor)

Daniel Benzali – actor (The Series: Murder One)

Jill Clayburgh – actress (An Unmarried Woman, Silver Streak)

Brett ‘Da Hit Man’ Moses – proprietor of Atlanta’s Tattletales

Rod Steiger – actor

Wendy Liebman – commedienne

Estelle Harris – Yiddish actress plays George’s Mom on Seinfeld

Larry Floyd Matthews – Country singer, accordianist

Norm Crosby – comedian

Beck – musician

Lena Brenner – story teller

Bill Dana – comedian

Al Levine – WBLI/NY DJ

Manfred Mann – musician

The King Ad Rock (Adam Horovitz) – rap musician, Beastie Boys

Harry James – band leader (husband of Betty Grable)

Dave Katz – lead singer of Ekoositk Hookah

Tristan Tzara ( real name Sami Rosenstein ) – French poet, begginer of the Dadaist Movement of arts.

Al Lewis – TV Show The Munsters

Harold Pinter – English actor and playwriter; founder of the ‘Absurd Theatre’.

Kim Iglinski – Israeli model

H. Leivick – Russian poet: ‘The Golem’

Steve Lawrence – singer – real name Sidney Liebowitz

Mitt Errandestein – French actor

Michel Boujenah – famous French actor

Arthur Hiller – director (Silver Streak et. al. )

Louise Lasser – actress Mary Hartman

Eric Johnson – solo artist (guitarist)

Gabriel Kaplan – comic Welcome Back Kotter

Henny Youngman – comedian

Malcolm Gets – actor (Richard on Caroline in the City)

Earl Pomerantz – executive producer for the Larry Sander’s Show, Major Dad, (the old) Cosby Show

Carol Connors – wrote theme song for Rocky

Alexey Sayle – comedian

Jean Claude Van Damme – martial artist, actor mother is Jewish

Susan St. James – actress

Mick Green – rock guitarist with the Pirates (was Johnny Kidd and the Pirates)

Greg Wise – actor

Max Miller – English music hall comedian

Bud Flanagan – English music hall actor

Ruby Wax – comedienne

Gustav Mahler – composer

Mendel Feibush – Yiddish character actor

Jack Rosenthal – playwrite

Horst Buchholst – actor

Maureen Lipman – comic actress

Brian Epstein – Beatles manager

Harry Rabinowitz – conductor

Alfie Bass – comic actor

Warren Mitchell – actor

Frankie Vaughan – singer

Anthony Sher – actor

Bob Monkhouse – comedian

Leslie Howard – actor

Leslie Gore – singer

Ronald Harwood – born in South Africa as Horwitz (playwright)

Harry James – band leader

Melvyn Douglas – actor

David Helfcott – classical pianist

Artie Shaw – band leader

Bob Hoskins – actor

Alma Cogan – singer

Taylor Dayne – singer

Donald Weilerstein – violinist of Cleveland String Quartert

Norman Corwin – American radio dramatist

Viola Spolins – inventor of theater games

Paul Sills – founding director of Second City

Bernie Sahlins – founding producer of Second City

Wayne and Shuster – comedians

Ritz Brothers – comedians

Tony Martin – singer

Marty Balin – singer, Jefferson Airplane (father)

Gwyneth Paltrow – actress (Emma,Seven)(father is Jewish)

Marlee Matlin – Deaf actress – Picket Fences

Saul Bellow – novelist

Janet Leigh – movie Star (Psycho, Bye Bye Birdie), mother of Jamie Lee Curtis

Sarah Bernhardt – actress

Robbie Robertson – singer, The Band (father)

Vic Morrow – actor

Calvin Trillin – writer

Grace Lee Whitney – actress who portrayed Yeoman Rand on ‘Star Trek’

Nichols and May – comedians

Smith and Dale – comedians

Rachel Lipman – tv writer (‘Rugrats’, ‘Hey Arnold’,…)

Rob Morrow – actor

Peter Bogdanovich – director

Alan Rosenberg – actor in LA Law and Cybill

Claude Lelouch – French film director

Bert Lahr – comedian

Freddie Prinze – comedian (mother)

Carl Reiner – comedian

Laura Nyro – singer

Molly Picon – actress

Eugene Levy – actor

Fred Levine – psychologist

Mary Livingstone – comedian

Mel Blanc – cartoon voice

Helen Reddy – singer

Anne Revere – actress

Lilli Palmer – actress

John Forsythe (John Freund) – actor

Bob Saget – comedian, host of America’s Funniest Home Videos

Kate Capshaw – actress

Joan Micklin Silver – director, writer (Hester Street, Crossing Delancey)

Steve Goodman – singer

Michael Douglas (Kirk’s son) – actor

Sonia Benezra – french talk show host in montreal

Jason Hervey – costar of the Wonder Wears

Victor Borge – comedian

Susan Cabot – actress

Carmel Myers – actress

Leo Gorcey – actor

Billy Halop – actor

Ben Harris – Scholar Extraordinaire

Michael Krugman – author of Generation Ecch

Adam Wyle – actor – Picket Fences

Donne Pescow – Angie T V Show

Bruce Morrow (Cousin Brucie) – disc jockey

Jerome Robbins – choreographer, director

Albert Suissa – singer – Morocco

Jules Dassin – film director

Michael Stoyanov – actor Tony Ruso on the show Blossom

Murray Kaufman (Murray The K, The Fifth Beatle) – disc jockey, WINS

Aaron Spelling – famous TV producer/ daughter Tori on

Barbara Sokol – Grease

Jerzy Kosinski – Novelist

John Byrne (born Bronowski) – wanker

Tony Cowley (born Kaulish) – also a wanker

Barry Miller – Saturday Night Fever

Yaphet Kotto – Capt. G on Homicide

Chris Isaac – musician, mother is Jewish

Bob Vila – Home Improvement host

Harry Ellis Dickson – former Boston Pops Conductor

Juan Valdez – Columbian coffee guy (born John Feldenstein)

Carol Kane – actress

Joel Silver – producer ( Die Hard I,II,III etc. )

Mort Sahl – comedy

Emil Gilels – concert pianist

Jeannie Berlin – actress

Tony Parisi – of the Village People (cowboy)

Seth Polzer – shepherd from Isreal

Martin Landau – actor

Brad Ray – rap singer

Justin Miller – first male to receive breast implant (disgusting)

Paul Whiteman – early big jazz band conductor

Richard Starkey – Ringo Starr – Former Beatle

Bugsy Siegal – gangster

The Beastie Boys – rap group, all Jewish

Jonathon Wolfe – musician

Michael Buchmann Silver – actor (DA on NYPD Blue)

Israel Horowitz – playwright

Jennifer Rubin – actress Screamers

Kirka Babitzin – Finnish singer

Rachel Miner – actress Guiding Light and is also in the Anne Frank play

Pat Nash – real name-Jacob Goldberg – Israeli Singer and Cantor – Yiddish writer/actor (Three Penny Opera)

Mark Moses – actor/Single Guy

Marilyn Bergman – songwriter

Mel Torme – singer, actor, songwriter (The Christmas Song)

Maxim Gorgi – Russian writer

Jaime Alissa Yoss – gymnast, Indy car driver

Martin Mull – comedy

Leiber and Stoller – composers, producers, writers (HOUND DOG, STAND BY ME, JAILHOUSE ROCK)

Kerry King, Jeff Hanneman – guitarists for Slayer

Cass Elliot (Elizabeth cohen) – singer of the Mammas and the Papas

Bob Rivers – morning radio host

Josh Mostel – actor – son of Zero Mostel

Phyllis Newman – actress

Sandra Bernhard – comedian, actress

Carol Leiffer – commedienne,writer/Seinfeld

John Taylor – bass of Duran Duran

James L Brooks – producer

Anton LaVey – founder of The Church Of Satan (real name is Howard Levey)

Marilyn Manson – musician (Warner is real name)

Edward G Robinson – actor deceased

Tracy Pollan – actress, wife of Michael J Fox

Shlomo Mintz – concert violinist

Jonathan Kellerman – author

Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons – musicians for rock band KISS

Mike Stern – jazz guitarist

Jackie Mason – Rabbi and comedian

Jonathan Taylor Thomas – Home Improvement

Adam Arkin – actor

Leon Askin – actor, director (General Burkhalter in Hogan’s Heroes)

Paul Shaffer – CBS orchestra , Late Show

Piper Laurie Rosetta Jacobs – actress

Sidney Sheldon – author

Dyan Cannon – actress currently on Ally McBeal

George Gershwin – composer

Barry Horowitz – wrestler

Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage – wrestler

Fred Savage – young actor from Wonder Years

Maya Plisetskaya – Russian balet dancer

Missy Yager – from Anne Frank play on Broadway

Natanya Ross – actress ‘Secret World Of Alex Mack’

Meredith Bishop – actress ‘Secret World Of Alex Mack’

Marion Ross – actress ‘Brooklyn Bridge’ and ‘Happy Days’

Steve Reich – American composer of minimalist music

Alana Ubach – actress ‘Brady Bunch movie’ and ‘Airborne’

Philip Glass – American composer of minimalist music

Michael Tilson-Thomas – conductor classical music , grandson of  Tomashefsky Yiddish actor

Andre Previn – former jazz pianist, now classical conductor

Juice Newton – Country/pop singer – Queen of Hearts (real last name Cohen)

Harold Pinter – British playwrite

Sir Gorge Solti – conductor – especially opera

Ronnie Scott – British jazz saxophonist, founder of Ronnie Scott’s Club

Daniel Barenboim – conductor and pianist

Ermione Gingold – actress – parents married by British Chief Rabbi

Warren Mitchell – British actor – especially TV

James Levine – conductor

Stephen Perkins – drummer, Jane’s Addiction

Steven Bochco – producer of NYPD Blue, L.A. Law, Hill Street Blues

Jose Lewgoy – Brazilian actor ( Kiss of the Spider Woman)

Dyan Cannon Samille Diane Friesen – actress

Sally Jesse Rapheal – talk show host

Michael Nyman – composer – wrote music for film ‘The Piano’

Jeremy Isaacs – was director Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Peter Schaffer – British playwright

Jonathan Miller – British opera director,doctor.

Arnold Wesker – British playwright

Arhur Miller – playwright – once married to Marilyn Monroe

Michael Roll – British pianist

Robert Rietti – British actor

Bernard Levin – British writer, newspaper columnist

Chaim Bermant – British writer, newspaper columnist

Kyra Sedgwick – actress Phenom, Miss Rose White (mother is Jewish)

John Steinbeck – author (i.e. Flight) of the the Century from Salinas, California.

Richard Kind – actor (Mad About You, Spin City)

Leslie Nielsen – actor (Airplane, Mr. Magoo)

Robert Crumb – s/s cultural cartoonist

Liz Sheridan – actress (plays Jerry’s mom on Seinfeld)

Buck Henry – comedian, writer, co-creator of Get Smart

Lee Strasberg – acting teacher

Harold Clurman – co-founder of Group Theater with Lee Strasburg

Lynn Samuels – radio talk show host, WABC radio

Sam Levene – stage and screen actor

Michael Tilson Thomas – conductor, grandfather was famed Yiddish actor Boris Tomashevski

Michael Gross – actor (Family ties)

Rod Steiger – actor

Maurice Sklar – violinist, plays for Benny Hinn

Red Skelton – comedian and former T.V. variety show host

Larry Kramer – AIDS activist, playwright (The Normal Heart, The Destiny of Me)

Scarlett Levine – Huggies commercial actress

Brian Epstein – manager of The Beatles

Harry Shearer – cartoon voices on Simpsons, comedian

Shawn Michaels – wrestler

Sally Kellerman – actress Mash

Richard Marx – singer, musician

Alex Bendersky – Russian-jewish poet

Caroline Schreiber – singer and actress

Daniel Wayne Matthews – Interstate Commerce Commissioner

Jeffrey Katzenberg – producer ( Dreamworks )

William Finn – composer (Falsettos)

Aaran Tan – lead singer and guitarist for rock band Phoenix

Aaron Bharatan – ex-Metallica guitarist and former guitarist for Phoenix

Jon Cryer – actor, Pretty in Pink,  The Famous Teddy Z

Richard Dreyfuss – JAWS Actor

Lee Cobb – actor

Phil Spector – Record Producer, inventor of The Wall of Sound famous for drugging and raping a 15 yr old girl

Melissa Manchester – singer, songwriter, actress

Leo Rosten – author Joys of Yiddish

Joshua Bell – concert violinist

Bruce Kulick – guitarist from KISS

Elsa Zylberstein – French actress (played in Mina Tannenbaum)

Anita Diamant – author

Leonid Kogan – world class violinist

Peter Strauss – actor (‘Rich Man, Poor Man’)

Rebecca Goldstein – author Mazel

Jackie Zeman – actress General Hospital

Jascha Brodsky – first violinist of the Curtis String Quartet

Jim Rome – sports talk show host

Michael Zaslow – Roger Thorpe on The Guiding Light

Jim Bleyer – writer

Michelle Tractenberg – actress in the movie Harriet The Spy

Kari Wuhrer-Salin – MTV hostess, B movie actress

Johnny Rivers – musician

Cy Coleman – Composer (Sweet Charity, City Of Angels)

Cindy Margolis – model

Shalom Secunda – composer wrote by Meir Bist Du Shane

Assaf Bernstein – Israeli filmmaker

Amadeo Modigliani – artist

Delmore Schwartz – poet (the Cent)

Richard Kline – actor (Three’s Company)

Eli Wallach – actor (The Magnificent Seven)

Danielle Fishel – actress

Jamie Luner – actress, Savannah

Chris Brunecz – comedian (King of Late Night)

Rick Moranis – actor

Harold Robbins – nee Rubin – author

Chaim Soutine – Fauvist painter; friend of Modigliani

Bud Abbott – half of Abbott & Costello (jewish mother)

Morey Amsterdam – comedian, actor

Dave Attell – comedian

Ike Barenholtz – comedian, cast member MADtv

Lewis Black – comedian

Myron Cohen – comedian

David Cross – comedian, actor

Al Franken – comedian, activist

Elon Gold – comedian, actor

Mickey Katz – comedian

Robert Klein – comedian

Tom Lehrer – satirist, musician

Marc Maron – comedian, radio host

Robert Schimmel – comedian

Al Shean – comedian, actor

Rich Vos – comic

Jacob Pavlovitch Adler – actor

Stella Adler – acting teacher, actress

Joseph Chaikin & Peter Feldman – founders of Open Theatre

Anna Held – stage performer

George S. Kaufman – producer, director, theater owner/operator

Larry Kert – actor, singer

Michael Kidd – director, producer

James Lapine – director, librettist

Judith Light – actress

Lucille Lortel – Off Broadway Producer – Lucille Lortel Theater named for her

Joshua Malina – actor

Joshua Martin – actor

Sanford Meisner – founder of Neighborhood Playhouse

Idina Menzel – actress, singer, songwriter

David Merrick – producer, director

Mitch Miller – producer

Minskoff family – producers, theater owners

Alla Nazimova – actress

Nederlander family – producers, theater owners

Max Reinhardt – director

Elmer Rice – director, producer

Billy Rose – director, producer, theater operator

Morrie Riskind – director

Rebecca Schull – actress

Shubert family – producers, theater owners

Anna Sokolow – director

Julie Taymor – director

Barry Weissler – producer

Fran Weissler – producer

Louis Wolheim – actor

Harris Yulin – actor

Adam Glasser – founder of Seymore Inc, produer of Seymore Butts videos, pathetic porn pusher

Al Goldstein – publisher of Screw, pathetic porn pusher

Steven Hirsch – founder and co-chairman of Vivid Entertainment, porn pusher

Reuben Sturman – adult magazine publisher, porn pusher

Martha Stewart – TV personality

Eli Roth – Director

Lyor Cohen – former Def Jam, Time warner Music Group CEO

Rick Rubin – Def Jam co-founder, with Russell Simmons

Jerry Heller – former N.W.A. manager, co-founder Ruthless Records with Eazy-E (Eric Wright)

Aaron Russo – Director

Matt Lauer – T.V. Radio personality

Robert Cohen – Health Foodist, anti-dairy campaigner.

Bobby Fischer – Chess Player


Leave a Reply