Vu que la liste est tres longue, voici quelques celebrités ayant du "sang Juif" pour ma plus grande fierté et par chauvinisme exacerbé...
Uniquement les principales surprises (categorie acteurs/actrices) :
Joaquin Phoenix (Phoenix's father, John Lee Bottom, is of Irish and Spanish descent; his mother, Arlyn Sharon Dunetz, was born in the Bronx, New York City to Orthodox Jewish (see , ) emigrants from Hungary and Russia.)
Neve Campbell (Heroine de la trilogie “Scream” et la serie “la vie a cinq”) : Campbell was born in Guelph, Ontario. Her father, Gerry Campbell, is an immigrant from Glasgow, Scotland, and works as a high school drama teacher at Erindale Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario. Her mother, Marnie Neve, is a psychiatrist of Sephardic Jewish descent from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Campbell's maternal grandparents ran a theatre company in the Netherlands and her paternal grandparents were also performers. Her name, "Neve", is a Sephardic Jewish surname and means "snow" in Italian and "oasis" in Hebrew and Arabic. Neve was raised a Catholic but also identifies as Jewish .
Yasmine Bleeth (heroine “d’alerte à Malibu”): Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968) is an American TV and film actress who was born in New York City. Yasmine, which is pronounced yes-MEEN, is the Arabian version of Jasmin, the name of a flower. As a child, Yasmine was frequently ridiculed for having this unusual name. Her nickname is Yaz or Yazmania.
Her American father, Philip Bleeth, is Jewish, while her mother, Carina Bleeth (who died of inflammatory breast cancer on November 7, 1989 at the age of 47) was a Pied-noir .
Hank Azaria (père des Simpson): Azaria was born to Sephardic-Jewish parents in Queens, New York. After several years of living together, Azaria married actress Helen Hunt on July 18, 1999. The couple divorced on December 18, 2000. Current rumors indicate that he is dating Rock Star: INXS contestant Suzie McNeil.
Nicole Eggert (alerte à malibu):
Nicole Elizabeth Eggert (born January 13, 1972) is an American actress who jumped to fame with her role as Summer Quinn in the hit TV Series Baywatch. She is also well known for playing the oldest daughter, Jamie Powell, in the television series Charles in Charge.
Born in Glendale, California to Ralph Eggert (of German Jewish descent) and Gina Duncan Todd (an English immigrant), her quest for stardom started when her mother entered her in beauty contests. At age 5, Eggert was Miss Universe in the petite division
David Charvet (born David Franck Guez on May 15, 1972 in Lyon, France) is an actor.
Charvet's father was Tunisian-born Jewish businessman Paul Guez, and his mother was French-born. When Charvet was nine years old, his father moved to the USA. David Charvet caught his big break in 1992 on Baywatch as "Matt Brody" and remained with the show for three full seasons until 1995. He won a green card through the visa lottery then in place
Day-Lewis is the son of Cecil Day-Lewis, Poet Laureate of England. His mother, who comes from a Jewish family, is actress Jill Balcon, daughter of Sir Michael Balcon, former head of Ealing Studios.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA to a Jewish father (composer Steve Dorff) and a Christian mother, Dorff was raised in Los Angeles, where his father worked as a film composer. Stephen started acting in television, guest roles. He appeared in shows such as Diff'rent Strokes, Roseanne, Married With Children, Blossom and some television movies like In Love and War, I Know My First Name Is Steven, A Son's Promise, Do You Know The Muffin Man? and What A Dummy.
Today, he is most famous for his part as the evil vampire Deacon Frost in the horror movie Blade (1998).
Robert Downey Junior: (le role de Chaplin dans le film éponyme)
Downey, Jr. was born in New York City, New York. He is the son of Elsie and director Robert Downey Sr. Downey Jr.'s father was born with the surname Elias, and is of Jewish and Irish ancestry while Downey Jr.'s mother is of German and Scottish descent, although Downey, Jr. refers to himself as "half Jewish".
Judith Godrèche (born March 23, 1972) is a French actress and author, born in Paris, France to Russian Jewish immigrants.
Lisa Kudrow (phoebe dans Friends): Kudrow was born to Jewish parents, Lee and Nedra Kudrow and has one sister and two brothers: older sister Helene Sherman, older brother David Kudrow, and older brother Derrick Kudrow. She went to Portola Middle School, in Tarzana, California, and graduated from Vassar College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. She's fluent in French.
Penn was born to the late Leo Penn (a film director who was blacklisted for refusing to testify during the McCarthy era) and Eileen Ryan - an actress. Leo Penn was the son of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania and Russia
Jennifer Jason Lee:
Born Jennifer Lee Morrow, she is the daughter of Blackboard Jungle actor Vic Morrow and Pollock screenwriter Barbara Turner, both of whom were Jewish, although Leigh was raised mostly without religion. Leigh changed her middle and last name, taking the middle name "Jason" in honor of family friend, the late actor, Jason Robards, Jr.
Parlons de la serie “Buffy contre les vampires”
Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy):
Gellar was born in New York City to Jewish American parents Arthur Gellar and Rosellen, a nursery school teacher.
Alyson Hannigan (Willow Rosenberg: Juive dans la serie lol): Hannigan, a natural redhead, was born in Washington, D.C. to Albert Hannigan, an Irish American truck driver, and Emilie Posner, a Jewish American real estate agent . Her parents divorced a year after her birth and she was raised mostly by her mother in Atlanta.
Seth Green (Oz le loup garou) : Seth Gesshel Green (born February 8, 1974) is an actor, whose first well known role was that of Oz the werewolf in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Green was born to Jewish parents Herb Green and Barbara Gesshel in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Standing 5'4" (163 cm) with a full head of red hair, Green appeared in all three Austin Powers movies.
Michelle Trachtenberg (petite soeur de Buffy): Trachtenberg was born in New York City and raised, along with older sister Irene, in Sheepshead Bay by Russian-Jewish immigrant parents. Her mother, Lana, was a former actress turned puppeteer, and her father, Michael, was a fiberoptics engineer.
Juliet Landau (drusilla)
Armin Shymerman (proviseur du lycee)
Silverstone was born in San Francisco, California, to Monty Silverstone, a British-born Jewish real-estate investor, and Didi Radford, a Scottish-born former flight attendant who converted to Judaism upon marrying Silverstone's father.
Weisz was born in London. Her father, George Weisz, is a Hungarian-born Jewish inventor whose family fled to England in order to escape Nazi persecution. Her mother, Edith, is a Vienna-born Austrian Catholic psychoanalyst and aspiring actress, who has Austrian Jewish and ¼ Italian Catholic ancestry. Weisz's family raised her Jewish
Michael Vartan (alias)
Vartan grew up in France and the U.S., the son of a Jewish American mother and a Bulgarian father of Armenian and Hungarian descent.
Julianna Margulies (serie Urgence): Although her parents were Jewish, Margulies' mother converted to Roman Catholicism at some point in her life and raised Julianna in the Catholic faith as well.
Sam Raimi (réalisateur d’evil dead et spiderman entre autres…): Raimi was born in Franklin, Michigan to a conservative Jewish family of Polish ancestry; his father was Leonard Ronald Raimi and his mother was Celia Barbara Raimi. His original surname was Rengewrtz, but was shortened Raimi after his grandfather immigrated to the United States.
Winona Ryder (born Winona Laura Horowitz on October 29, 1971) is an American actress.
Ryder was born in Olmsted County, Minnesota to Cindy Istas and Michael Horowitz, the son of Jewish immigrants from Russia and Romania
Amanda Peet: Amanda Peet (born January 11, 1972) is an American motion picture actress.
Born in New York to Charles Peet (a Quaker lawyer) and Penny (a Jewish social worker), Peet attended Friends Seminary with Liev Schreiber and studied history at Columbia University, where she auditioned for acting teacher Uta Hagen. During her 4-year period of study with Hagen, Peet appeared in the off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets's Awake and Sing.
Michael Landon (October 31, 1936–July 1, 1991), was an American actor, producer and director. Landon's father, Eli Maurice Orowitz, was a Jewish American and his mother, Peggy O’Neill, was an Irish American Catholic.
Marilyn Monroe (conversion): On June 29, 1956, Monroe married playwright Arthur Miller, whom she had first met in 1951, in a civil ceremony. A Jewish wedding followed two days later (she had converted to Judaism.)
Max Baer (boxeur et acteur des annees 30/40) Pour ceux qui aurait vu le film “de l’ombre à la lumiere” (cinderella man) tiré de faits reels:
In 1933, Baer (with a Star of David embroidered on his trunks , which he swore to wear in every bout thereafter) boxed Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium, dominating the rugged fighter from Germany into the tenth round when the referee stopped the match. Because Baer defeated Schmeling, Hitler's favorite, and had a Jewish father, he became a hero to the Jewish people, although he was raised Catholic (his mother's faith).
Marcel Marceau (celebre mime) : Marcel Marceau (born March 22, 1923) is a well-known mime and among the most popular representatives of this art form world-wide.
He was born Marcel Mangel in Strasbourg, France. After having seen Charlie Chaplin, he became interested in acting and from 1946 on he studied at the Sarah Bernhardt Theatre in Paris with teachers like Charles Dullin and Étienne Decroux (who was also the teacher of Jean-Louis Barrault).
At 15, his Jewish family was forced to flee their home as France entered the Second World War. He later joined Charles De Gaulle's Free French Forces and, because of his excellent English, worked as a liaison officer with General Patton's army.
Mel Brooks, James Caan, Harvey Keitel, Paul Michael Glaser(starsky), Peter Falk (colombo), Goldie Hawn, Paul Newman, Jaimie Lee Curtis, Ben Stiller, Ben Kingley, Adrian Brody, Gina Guershon, Harrison Ford, David Duchovny, David Arquette, Patricia Arquette, Summer Phoenix, John Landis (réalisateur celebre), Michael Mann ( réalisateur d’Ali et Heat)
Jerry Springer et Howard Stern (presentateur celebre)
Source wikipedia. (list of jews)
A noter qu'Ilan Halimi (z''l) est cité dans la rubrique French Jews
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