US actor Joaquin Phoenix poses during a photocall .
(photo credit: Reuters)
Eva Green poses at the premiere
of Dark Shadows at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood last year. She
is most famous for her films, Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For (2013)
300: Rise of an Empire (2014) and White Bird in a Blizzard (2013).
Born in France, she is known for her roles as the bad girl in
films like Casino Royale and Dark Shadows. Her mother is an Algerian
Jew, but she was brought up without affiliation.Lisa Bonet
(right) is photographed at the premiere of Conan the Barbarian
in Los Angeles in 2011.
is best known for playing Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show
. Born in
San Francisco to an African-American father, Allen Bonet, and a Jewish
mother, Arlene Litman, she is pictured here with her daughter Zoe
Kravitz (whose father is Lenny Kravitz, also a Jew) and cast member
Actress Kat Graham
famous for her role in Vampire Diaries, arrives at the 2013 Elton John
AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood in February. She was born
in Switzerland, of a Jewish mother and an American- Liberian father.Justin Bartha
poses at the premiere of The Hangover Part II
at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood in May 2011.
Also known for the National Treasure
film series and the The New Normal
, he was raised in a Reform Jewish
household in Michigan.
arrives for the premiere of After Earth
in New York in May.
star was born to a Jewish mother and a Nigerian father and raised
Irish actor Daniel Day-Lewis
poses with his Oscar for best actor for his role as Abraham Lincoln in
at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood this year. He has also
won Academy Awards for There Will Be Blood
and Gangs of New York
He grew up in the UK and was bullied for being both Irish and Jewish.Eric Dane
poses at the premiere of Burlesque at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in
Hollywood three years ago.
Best known as Grey’s Anatomy’s Dr. Mark
Sloan, he grew up Jewish in Northern California.
Actor and director Jon Favreau
arrives at the 2nd Annual Reel Stories, Real Lives event benefiting the
Motion Picture & Television Fund in Los Angeles in October last
He is known for his roles in Identity Thief, Iron Man 3 and The
Wolf of Wall Street. He also directed an episode of The Office. He was
born to a Jewish mother and a Catholic father and raised Jewish.
US actor Joaquin Phoenix
poses during a photocall for The Master
at the 69th Venice Film Festival in September 2012.
for an Academy Award for the film, he was born to a Jewish mother from
the Bronx and a Catholic father from California.Jennifer Connelly
on the red carpet for the screening of the animated film Madagascar 3:
Europe’s Most Wanted
at the 65th Cannes Film Festival last year.
upcoming releases feature her as Nana Kunning in 2014’s Cry/Fly
; and as
Naama in Noah
; as well as Virginia Gamely in 2013’s Winter’s Tale
Erica in Stuck in Love
Her mother was brought up as an Orthodox Jew.
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