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Russell, director, screenwriter (Jewish father) * John Schlesinger, director * Don Siegel, director * Bryan Singer, director * Robert Siodmak, director * Todd Solondz, director * Barry Sonnenfeld, director * Steven Spielberg, Oscar-winning director, producer * Josef von Sternberg, director * Oliver Stone, Oscar-winning director (Jewish father) * Edgar G.
Ulmer, director * Paul & Chris Weitz, directors * Billy Wilder, Oscar-winning director * Frederick Wiseman, documentary director * William Wyler, Oscar-winning director * Boaz Yakin, director * Fred Zinnemann, Oscar-winning director * Zucker, Zucker & Abrahams, directors * Edward Zwick, director * Terry Zwigoff, director  Film actors * Jack Albertson, Oscar-winning actor * Woody Allen, actor, director * Alan Arkin, actor * David, Patricia & Rosanna Arquette, actors (Jewish mother) * Lauren Bacall, actress * Barbara Bach, actress, model (Jewish father) * Martin Balsam, Oscar-winning actor * Theda Bara, actress, vamp * Ellen Barkin, actress * Joey Bishop, actor, member of the Rat Pack * Jack Black, actor, rock musician * Mel Blanc, cartoon voice actor * Selma Blair, actress * Matthew Broderick actor (Jewish mother) * Adrien Brody, Oscar-winning actor * George Burns, Oscar-winning actor, comedian * Red Buttons, Oscar-winning actor * Seymore Butts, erotic actor * Amanda Bynes, actress (Jewish mother) * James Caan, actor * Dyan Cannon, actress (Jewish mother) * Kate Capshaw, actress (converted) * Phoebe Cates, actress * Jill Clayburgh, actress * Jennifer Connelly, Oscar-winning actress (Jewish mother) * Billy Crystal, actor * Jamie Lee Curtis, actress (Jewish father) * Tony Curtis, actor * Sammy Davis Jr., all-around entertainer (converted) * Kirk Douglas, actor * Melvyn Douglas, Oscar-winning actor * Michael Douglas, Oscar-winning actor (Jewish father) * Richard Dreyfuss, Oscar-winning actor * Jon Favreau, actor, director (Jewish mother) * Fyvush Finkel, actor * Carrie Fisher, actress (Jewish father) * Harrison Ford, actor (Jewish mother) * James Franco, actor (Jewish mother) * Paul Frees, cartoon voice actor * Sarah Michelle Gellar, actress * Gina Gershon, actress * Jeff Goldblum, actor * Christopher Guest, actor (Jewish mother) * Lee Grant, Oscar-winning actress * Seth Green, actor * Jennifer Grey, actress * Joel Grey, Oscar-winning actor * Steve Guttenberg, actor * Maggie & Jake Gyllenhaal, actors (Jewish mother) * Alyson Hannigan, actress (Jewish mother) * Nina Hartley, erotic actress * Goldie Hawn, Oscar-winning actress (Jewish mother) * Barbara Hershey, actress (Jewish father) * Dustin Hoffman, Oscar-winning actor * Judy Holliday, Oscar-winning actress * John Houseman, Oscar-winning actor * Helen Hunt, Oscar-winning actress (Jewish paternal grandparent) * Tab Hunter, actor (Jewish father) * Amy Irving, actress (Jewish father) * Ron Jeremy, erotic actor * Scarlett Johansson, actress (Jewish mother) * Al Jolson, singer, actor, early sound film star * Madeline Kahn, actress * Harvey Keitel, actor * Chris Klein, actor (Jewish father) * Kevin Kline, Oscar-winning actor (Jewish father) * Hedy Lamarr, actress, inventor * Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor * Piper Laurie, actress * Jennifer Jason Leigh, actress * Gloria Leonard, erotic actress * Peter Lorre, actor * Paul Lukas, Oscar-winning actor * Natasha Lyonne, actress * Peter Mac Nicol, actor * Marx Brothers, actors * Marlee Matlin, Oscar-winning actress * Walter Matthau, Oscar-winning actor * Anne Meara, actress, comedian * Marilyn Monroe, actress (converted) * Paul Muni, Oscar-winning actor * Judd Nelson, actor, member of the Brat Pack * Paul Newman, Oscar-winning actor (Jewish father) * Gwyneth Paltrow, Oscar-winning actress (Jewish father, raised Jewish) * Estelle Parsons, Oscar-winning actress * Amanda Peet, actress * Sean Penn, Oscar-winning actor (Jewish father) * Joaquin, River & Summer Phoenix, actors (Jewish mother) * Jeremy Piven, actor * Kevin Pollak, actor * Natalie Portman, actress * Freddie Prinze, Jr., actor (Jewish grandfather) * Luise Rainer, Oscar-winning actress * Nikki Reed, actress (Jewish father) * Edward G.
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.
Coser, sociologist * Amitai Etzioni, sociologist * Norman Finkelstein, political theorist * Mark Granovetter, sociologist * Marvin Harris, anthropologist * Melville J.
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Here is a list of some prominent Jewish Americans, arranged by field of activity.
Kaufman, playwright * Sidney Kingsley, playwright * Arthur Kopit, playwright * Tony Kushner, playwright * Arthur Laurents, playwright & librettist * Jerome Lawrence, playwright * Craig Lucas, playwright * David Mamet, playwright * Donald Margulies, playwright * Arthur Miller, playwright * Clifford Odets, playwright * Elmer Rice, playwright * Martin Sherman, playwright * Neil Simon, playwright * Alfred Uhry, playwright * Wendy Wasserstein, playwright  Journalists * Carl Bernstein, Watergate reporter * Dan Daniel, sports writer * Barbara Ehrenreich, journalist * Charles Flato, American writer and Soviet agent * Pauline & Esther Friedman, advice columnists (Dear Abby and Ann Landers) * Thomas Friedman, columnist * Jonah Goldberg, commentator * David Halberstam, Vietnam reporter * Seymour Hersh, My Lai reporter * Michael Kinsley, journalist & commentator * Samuel Krafsur, TASS journalist and Soviet agent * Paul Krassner, satirist * Charles Krauthammer, columnist * A. Liebling, journalist * Walter Lippmann, journalist & writer * Joshua Micah Marshall, political blogger * Shirley Povich, sports columnist * William Safire, columnist * George Seldes, investigative journalist * Gloria Steinem, journalist & feminist activist * I. Stone, investigative journalist * Walter Winchell, gossip columnist  Solo musicians * Paula Abdul, pop singer, dancer * Herb Alpert, leader of Tijuana Brass * Beck, singer/songwriter (Jewish mother) * Dan Bern, singer/songwriter * Theodore Bikel, singer/songwriter * Hal Blaine, session drummer * Michael Bolton, singer/songwriter * Shlomo Carlebach, singer * Vanessa Carlton, singer/songwriter (Jewish mother) * Eric Carmen, singer/songwriter * Marc Cohn, singer/songwriter * Joe Dassin, French-based singer * Sammy Davis Jr, singer, entertainer (convert) * Taylor Dayne, dance-pop singer * Neil Diamond, singer/songwriter * Ani Di Franco, singer/songwriter (Jewish mother) (unconfirmed) * King Django, ska artist * Alix Dobkin, folk singer * Bob Dylan, singer/songwriter * Kenny G, pop saxophonist * Marvin Goldstein, pianist * Nina Gordon, singer * Lesley Gore, pop singer * Eydie Gorme, pop singer * Josh Groban, pop singer (Jewish father) * Stefan Grossman, guitarist, educator * Arlo Guthrie, folk singer (Jewish mother) * Larry Harlow, salsa musician * Janis Ian, singer/songwriter * Billy Joel, singer/songwriter * Lucy Kaplansky, folk singer * Carol Kaye, bass player * Carole King, singer/songwriter * Lenny Kravitz, rock musician (Jewish father) * Ben Kweller, singer/songwriter * Tony Levin, bass player * Lisa Loeb, singer/songwriter * Barry Manilow, singer/songwriter * Bette Midler, singer, actress * Meredith Monk, vocalist, composer * Laura Nyro, singer/songwriter (Jewish mother) * Phil Ochs, protest singer * Glen Phillips, singer/songwriter * Phranc, folk singer * Elvis Presley, rock&roll musician (Jewish great-great-grandmother) * Lou Reed, singer/songwriter * Jonathan Richman, proto-punk singer * Rachael Sage, singer/songwriter * Neil Sedaka, singer/songwriter * Lhasa de Sela, singer/songwriter (Jewish mother) * Dinah Shore, singer, actress * Carly Simon, singer/songwriter (Jewish father) * Paul Simon, singer/songwriter * Jill Sobule, singer/songwriter * Regina Spektor, singer/songwriter * Brenda K.
Kornbluth, science fiction writer * Jerzy Kosinski, writer * Jonathan Kozol, writer & educator * Edward E.
Herskovits, anthropologist * Lenore Jacobson, experimental sociologist * Evelyn Fox Keller, science & gender theorist * Irving Kristol, neoconservative * Paul Lazarsfeld, sociologist * Seymour Martin Lipset, political sociologist * Robert Lowie, anthropologist * Herbert Marcuse, sociologist, New Left figurehead * Robert King Merton, sociologist * Ashley Montagu, anthropologist * Paul Radin, anthropologist * David Riesman, sociologist * Robert Rosenthal, experimental sociologist * Marshall Sahlins, anthropologist * David Schneider, cultural anthropologist * Alfred Schï¿½tz, sociologist & philosopher * Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, queer theorist * Louis Wirth, sociologist * Eric Wolf, anthropologist * Milford H.
Wolpoff, physical anthropologist  Linguists * Leonard Bloomfield, linguist * Noam Chomsky, linguist & activist * Joshua Fishman, sociolinguist * Joseph Greenberg, language classification * Morris Halle, linguist * Zellig Harris, structural linguist * Ray Jackendoff, linguist * Roman Jakobson, Prague School of linguistics * Jay Jasanoff, historical linguist * William Labov, sociolinguist * George Lakoff, sociolinguist * Fred Lukoff, linguist * Edward Sapir, anthropologist-linguist * Morris Swadesh, linguist * Deborah Tannen, sociolinguist * Michael Thomas, language teacher * Max & Uriel Weinreich, linguists  Psychologists * Solomon Asch, Gestalt psychologist * Aaron Beck, cognitive behavior theory * Bruno Bettelheim, child psychologist * Susan Block, sex therapist * Jerome Bruner, cognitive learning theorist * Paul Ekman, facial expressions * Erik Erikson, developmental psychologist (Jewish mother) * Leon Festinger, Theory of Cognitive Dissonance * Erich Fromm, psychologist & humanistic philosopher * Carol Gilligan, psychologist & ethicist * Irving Janis, social psychologist * Jerome Kagan, child psychologist * Daniel Kahneman, prospect theory, Nobel Prize (2002) * Lawrence Kohlberg, developmental psychologist * Elizabeth Loftus, memory psychologist * Abraham Maslow, humanistic psychologist * Stanley Milgram, small world and Milgram experiments * Walter Mischel, experimental psychologist * Hugo Munsterberg, industrial psychologist * Ulric Neisser, cognitive psychologist (Jewish father) * Anatol Rapoport, mathematical psychologist * Fritz Perls, Gestalt therapy * Steven Pinker, psychologist & writer * Theodor Reik, psychoanalyst * David Rosenhan, Rosenhan experiment * Julian Rotter, social psychologist * Stanley Schachter, social psychologist * Martin Seligman, Positive psychologist * Herbert Simon, cognitive psychologist, Nobel Prize (1978) * Robert Sternberg, intelligence & creativity * David Wechsler, intelligence testing * George Weinberg, coiner of the word "homophobia" * Joseph Wolpe, psychiatrist  Economists * George Akerlof, economist, Nobel Prize (2001) * Kenneth Arrow, Arrow's impossibility theorem, Clark Medal (1957), Nobel Prize (1972) * Gary Becker, economist, Clark Medal (1967), Nobel Prize (1992) * Martin S.
Robinson, actor * Emmy Rossum, actress * Winona Ryder, actress (Jewish father) * Adam Sandler, actor, comedian * Joseph Schildkraut, Oscar-winning actor * Liev Schreiber, actor * Jason Schwartzman, actor (Jewish father) * David Schwimmer, actor * George Segal, actor * Peter Sellers, actor * Norma Shearer, Oscar-winning actress (converted) * Ally Sheedy, actress (Jewish mother) * Alicia Silverstone, actress * Tori Spelling, actress * Annie Sprinkle, erotic actress * Ben Stiller, actor * Jerry Stiller, actor and father of Ben Stiller * Jill St.
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!