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 [edit]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.

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 [edit]Television actors Arranged by television show:* 24 - Jonathan Ahdout, Sara Gilbert, Mia Kirshner* The Addams Family - Carolyn Jones (converted)* Alice - Linda Lavin* Arrested Development - Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, David Cross* Babylon 5 - Mira Furlan, Stephen Furst* Battlestar Galactica - Lorne Greene (Canadian but US-based)* Baywatch - Yasmine Bleeth (Jewish father)* Beverly Hills 90210 - Tori Spelling, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green (Jewish Father)* The Bob Newhart Show - Suzanne Pleshette* Bonanza - Lorne Greene, Michael Landon (Landon Jewish father; Greene Canadian but US-based)* Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seth Green, Alyson Hannigan, Michelle Trachtenberg, Amber Benson (Benson & Trachtenberg Jewish father; Hannigan Jewish mother), Juliet Landau,* Charlie's Angels - Tanya Roberts, Jaclyn Smith (both Jewish mother)* Cheers - Rhea Perlman, Bebe Neuwirth* Columbo - Peter Falk* The Cosby Show - Lisa Bonet (Jewish mother)* The Critic - Jon Lovitz* Curb Your Enthusiasm - Larry David* Dukes of Hazzard - Sorrell Booke* ER - Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies (Margulies Jewish father)* Even Stevens - Shia La Beouf (Jewish mother)* Everybody Loves Raymond - Doris Roberts, Brad Garrett* The Facts of Life - Charlotte Rae, Mindy Cohn* Family Guy - Alex Borstein, Mila Kunis, Seth Green* Friends - Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer* Full House - Bob Saget, Scott Weinger, Marla Sokoloff* Futurama - Katey Sagal (Jewish father)* Get Smart - Don Adams, Bernie Kopell (Adams Jewish mother)* Gilligan's Island - Tina Louise, Natalie Schafer* Gimme a Break!

- Nell Carter (converted)* The Golden Girls - Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty* The Goon Show - Peter Sellers* Happy Days - Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley* Homicide: Life on the Street - Yaphet Kotto, Richard Belzer* Hogan's Heroes - Leon Askin, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary (Klemperer Jewish father)* The Larry Sanders Show - Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor* Law & Order - Jerry Orbach, Steven Hill (Orbach Jewish father)* Little House on the Prairie - Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert (Landon Jewish father)* Lost In Space - Jonathan Harris* Lou Grant - Ed Asner* Mad About You - Paul Reiser* Married with Children - Katey Sagal (Jewish father)* Maude - Bea Arthur, Bill Macy* Mission Impossible - Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Steven Hill* The Munsters - Al Lewis* The Nanny - Fran Drescher* Northern Exposure - Rob Morrow* The O. - Adam Brody* One Day at a Time - Bonnie Franklin* Party of Five - Scott Wolf (Jewish father)* The Phil Silvers Show - Phil Silvers* Roseanne - Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Sara Gilbert, Tom Arnold (Arnold converted)* Roswell - Shiri Appleby, Brendan Fehr* Saved by the Bell - Elizabeth Berkley, Dustin Diamond* Scrubs - Zach Braff* Seinfeld - Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus* Sex and the City - Sarah Jessica Parker (Jewish mother)* The Simpsons - Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer* The Sopranos - Jamie-Lynn Di Scala* South Park - Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider (Stone Jewish mother)* Space: 1999 - Martin Landau, Barbara Bain* Starsky and Hutch - Paul Michael Glaser* Star Trek: The Original Series - William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Walter Koenig* Star Trek: The Next Generation - Brent Spiner* Star Trek: Deep Space 9 - Armin Shimerman* Taxi - Judd Hirsch, Carol Kane, Andy Kaufman* That '70s Show - Mila Kunis, Laura Prepon, Tanya Roberts* thirtysomething - Ken Olin, Melanie Mayron* The West Wing - Richard Schiff, Joshua Malina* Who's the Boss?

Coser, sociologist* Amitai Etzioni, sociologist* Norman Finkelstein, political theorist* Mark Granovetter, sociologist* Marvin Harris, anthropologist* Melville J.

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 Sch�tz, sociologist & philosopher* Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, queer theorist* Louis Wirth, sociologist* Eric Wolf, anthropologist* Milford H.

HUGE list of American Jews from Wikipedia online Encyclopedia, Senators, Congressmen, Jurists, etc Retrieved from " SENATOR JEWS* Arlen Specter, senator (R-PA: 1981-)* Frank Lautenberg, senator (D-NJ: 1982-01, 2003-)* Jacob Hecht, senator (R-NV: 1983-89)* Herb Kohl, senator (D-WI: 1989-)* Joseph Lieberman, senator (D-CT: 1989-)* Paul Wellstone, senator (D-MN: 1991-02)* Dianne Feinstein, senator (D-CA: 1992-)* Barbara Boxer, senator (D-CA: 1992-)* Russ Feingold, senator (D-WI: 1993-)* Ron Wyden, senator (D-OR: 1996-)* Charles Schumer, senator (D-NY: 1999-)* Norm Coleman, senator (R-MN: 2003-) CONGRESS JEWSFox, Jon R-Pa. Kramer, writer & editor* Judith Krantz, romance writer* James Howard Kunstler, novelist and New Urbanist author* Fran Lebowitz, essayist & humorist* Julius Lester, children's writer (convert)* Ira Levin, author* Norman Mailer, writer* Bernard Malamud, writer* James Mc Bride, author (Jewish mother)* Walter Mosley, murder-mystery novelist (Jewish mother)* Cynthia Ozick, novelist* Grace Paley, short story writer & poet* Dorothy Parker, writer, poet & wit (Jewish father)* S. Perelman, humorist* Marge Piercy, novelist, poet* Rachel Pollack, science-fiction author* Chaim Potok, author & rabbi* Ayn Rand, writer (atheist)* H. & Margret Rey, children's writers* Harold Robbins, author* Philip Roth, novelist* Louis Sachar, children's writer* J. Salinger, author (Jewish father)* Budd Schulberg, novelist & screenwriter* Maurice Sendak, children's author* Sidney Sheldon, novelist & screenwriter* Robert Silverberg, science fiction author* Shel Silverstein, children's writer, poet & musician* Isaac Bashevis Singer, Yiddish writer, Nobel Prize (1978)* Susan Sontag, essayist & novelist* Danielle Steele, romance novelist (Jewish father)* Gertrude Stein, writer, poet & playwright* George Steiner, literary critic* Jacqueline Susann, novelist* Studs Terkel, author & oral historian* David Tischman, comic book writer* Alice B.

Kornbluth, science fiction writer* Jerzy Kosinski, writer* Jonathan Kozol, writer & educator* Edward E.

Glaser, bubble chamber, Nobel Prize (1960)* Thomas Gold, cosmologist (Jewish father)* Daniel S.

Goldin, NASA administrator* Samuel Goudsmit, electron spin* David Gross, string theorist, Nobel Prize (2004)* Alan Guth, cosmic inflation* Robert Hofstadter, physicist, Nobel Prize (1961)* Theodore von K�rm�n, aeronautical engineer* Daniel Kleppner, atomic research* Leon M.

- Judith Light* Will & Grace - Debra Messing* The Wonder Years - Fred Savage* The X-Files - David Duchovny (Jewish father)* Zoey 101 - Sean Flynn-Amir [edit]TV and radio presenters* Dan Abrams, MSNBC anchor* Marv Albert, sportscaster* Mel Allen, radio sportscaster* Chuck Barris, presenter of Dating Game, Gong Show* Wolf Blitzer, CNN reporter* Kitty Carlisle, panelist on To Tell the Truth, arts advocate* Connie Chung, news anchor (converted)* Liz Claman, host of CNBC Morning Call* Howard Cosell, sportscaster* Katie Couric, presenter of The Today Show (Jewish mother)* Don Francisco, presenter of Sabado Gigante* Allen Funt, presenter of Candid Camera* Ira Glass, presenter of This American Life* Amy Goodman, presenter of Democracy Now* Daryn Kagan, host of CNN Live Today* Larry King, CNN reporter, host of Larry King Live* Ted Koppel, presenter of Nightline* Ricki Lake, presenter of Ricki* Bill Maher, ex-presenter of Politically Incorrect (Jewish mother)* Al Michaels, sportscaster* Geraldo Rivera, news reporter (Jewish mother)* Laura Schlessinger, radio talk-show host of Dr.