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In some instances, women raised the children, cared for the home, garden and farm animals, prepared meals and earned the family's livelihood by maintaining a store or other business so that the husband would be free to pursue study of the Torah and Talmud. Box — Dutch Harbor, AK — — wsiernie at aol. We try to bring a sense of humor to the listings. Many character parts since. Jews preferred to stay amongst themselves, maintaining their own schools and synagogues and living in kosher homes.

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Box — Mile 6. Vartikian Avenue — Fresno, CA — — popkivett2 at aol. She was a non-conformist and few good parts subsequently came her way. She is still very much alive and appeared in a Hungarian film made in Once married to playwright Clifford Odets.

Died in of ovarian cancer, which is the disease that killed Gilda Radner. Like Gilda, she was funny and will be missed. The dialogue is a mixture of Swedish sounding English and Yiddish. Mae West - Its one of those maybe stories. Mother, maybe some Jewish ancestry-how much will forever be unclear. Mother and West practicing Christians. Maia Morgenstern - Rumanian actress who works in the international cinema and Rumanian theater.

Born in , she was with the Rumanian State Jewish theater between and She has been with the Rumanian State Theater since We note that this film, about a Greek filmmaker, is something of an international Jewish actors convention-starring Harvey Keitel, Morgenstern, and Erland Josephson, a Swedish Jewish actor. Maria Friedman - British actress and singer who has been extremely hot in the British musical theater for the last decade.

A visitor says she saw Friedman in concert and Friedman said she is Jewish. Friedman also sang some songs composed by prisoners of a concentration camp.

Marisa Berenson - Actress and model. Related to the legendary art critic, Bernard Berenson. Her father is Jewish, her mother not. Berry was married to Tony Perkins for a time. But they are now divorced and it unclear what her religious affiliation, if any, is. Mother Jewish, father not. Raised in both religions, according to our source. Marla Maples - Well this one is almost too absurd. She is engaged to Michael Mailer, producer and son of Norman Mailer.

She told the Post that she and her daughter, Tiffany Trump, are serious students of kabbalah Jewish mysticism. Marla has a few acting credits as well as a former career as a model. Maureen Lipman - English actress. Not well known in the States, but well-known to English audiences.

A lot of surgery later, she looks much more WASPish. Sister of Sara Gilbert. We do not know if Mr. Melissa Rosenberg - Daughter of Joan Rivers. Played herself in autobiographical movie about family. Her father is a reporter for the Canadian Jewish news. She says that she was raised in a Conservative household and observed the major holidays.

Michelle Pfeiffer - Not Jewish. The mohel to the stars, if you will. Pfeiffer, while not Jewish, wanted a very experienced hand. And the nature of his practice IS to make house calls.

It is unclear whether they are still dating. Tom Cruise is her ex-husband and both of them are active Scientologists. Her father, who lived through the holocaust, is Jewish. Her mother is not Jewish. Minnie Driver - Not Jewish.

Jewhoo saw an interview with her in which she stated this. Mixed English, French, and Italian non-Jewish background. She was an active opponent of the murderous ethnic divisions that boiled over into ruinous civil war. She reluctantly immigrated to the US in Miriam Margolyes - English Jewish film and stage actress.

She has appeared in over fifty films, mostly in supporting roles. Molly Picon - Yiddish theater star. Made many TV appearances as the cute little Jewish old lady. Natalie Portman - Actress and model. So, here are the straight Jewish facts: Her father is an Israeli physician and her mother an American Jewish woman. Her family travels back and forth frequently.

She speaks fluent Hebrew. She went to a Jewish High School. Her father, Aaron Braunstein, is a major boxing promoter and entertainment agent. The family lived in Israel for six years and her brother served in an elite unit of the Israeli army. Converted to Judaism ten years ago. Nina Hartley - Yes, this star of adult films is really and truely Jewish. Can you imagine taking her home for a Seder and your mother asking: She converted from Protestanism to Judaism when she married producer Irving Thalberg and seemed quite devout.

For non-horse racing fans, a trifecta is a type a bet in which you place money on three horses. Still very much working. Sister of David and Rosanna. Paulette Goddard - Born Marian Levy. Wife of Charlie Chaplin.

If she had, both Scarlett and Ashley Wilkes would have been played by Jewish actors. Once married to Quincy Jones, famous music producer. Mod Squad had a great tag line: Mod Squad proved you could look and act hip, but still hit friends and relatives up side the head. It is now used as an educational film series in Silicon Valley and on Wall Street.

Phoebe Cates - Born Phoebe Katz. Her father is a Hollywood Producer who changed his name. Phyllis Newman - TV and film actress. Wife of Broadway musical book writer and lyricist Adolph Green. Betty Comden, his partner, has never been married to him. Piper Laurie - Born Rosetta Jacobs. She has stopped and started her career several times. She told the SF Jewish Bulletin: No one had ethnic names.

I would love to still be using my name. But I was so young, and not assertive enough to say no. She was part-Jewish, what part precisely has always been unclear. Polly Bergen - Up with an asterisk. Quite a few people have told us that Ms. Bergen converted to Judaism many years ago. We will try to absolutely confirm. Bergen has had a varied career.

She also founded a multi-million dollar cosmetics company. We have confirmed that Ms. The marriage lasted six years. We do not know whether she still considers herself Jewish. Her real name is Rachel Levin. By sheer coincidence, the daughter of the actress Rachel Levin is a journalist who has written about Jewhoo.

A visitor tells us that she saw an interview with Ms. Ticotin in which she states her father is Jewish. Her mother is Puerto Rican and not Jewish. Ticotin is married to actor Peter Strauss, who is Jewish. She, too, had a drug problem but overcame it and now lectures on drug abuse. Rebecca Pidgeon - British actress and musician who is the wife of playwright David Mamet.

Both she and Mamet have made Jewish practice a central part of their lives. Her murder led to changes in public records laws. Her father is an orthodox rabbi. Ricki Lake - Actress and talk show host. She made about 15 films and then dropped a lot of weight. They reportedly went on TV and prayed for her. This evangelist is a faith healer, but has an obvious toupee. Apparently male pattern baldness is a tougher nut than paralysis, etc.

Rita Zohar - Character actress who has appeared in a number of roles. Sister of Patricia and David. Sit-com star and talk-show host who was raised in Utah. See also entry on Tom Arnold actors for more information. Her family went to a Conservative synagogue and, yes, she went to Hebrew School and was Bat Mitzvahed. She is now studying Kabbalah to deepen, she says, her ties to Judaism.

Sandra Bullock - Not Jewish. Sara Gilbert - Young star of Rosanne. Sister of Melissa Gilbert. Sarah Bernhardt - Legend of the French Stage. Considered one of the top 2 or 3 actresses of the 19thC. Her mother was a Dutch Jewish girl who became a very high class courtesan in Paris the mistress of the ultra-rich.

In those days, fans of performers were like sports fans today. Bernhardt vigorously supported Capt. Dreyfus during his ordeal and, of course, was attacked as a Jew. Although a print source said Ms. However, other reports say only her father is Jewish. Here is the last word in Gellar chazerai nonsense from us. Go to the site listed below you will need real audio. Unless your a big fan, you only have listen to the last ten minutes. She was a comedy writer and the model for Sally, the comedy writer on the Dick Van Dyke show.

Could you imagine the civil service exam? Sheeri Rappaport - Very attractive young actress who was born in Texas of Israeli parents. Once bombshell but put on a lot of weight. Deadly boring on talk shows. Simone Signoret - Reknowned great lady of world cinema. Married to Yves Montand, who was not Jewish. We are quite sure her mother is Jewish, less confident about her father. She married a Jewish guy in a traditional Jewish wedding a few years ago. For all we know, there is an all wedding video cable channel out there.

She was the third person voted off the island. Three Jews are shipwrecked on a desert island. They quickly attend to their spiritual needs and build four synagogues: Stillman based on a source that anyone would trust. This source made a good faith error. Stillman is not Jewish. Susan Cabot - An odd footnote actress submitted by a visitor. Her strange life ended when her son bludgeoned her to death. Cabot, he says, was so stupid that she dated Rock Hudson.

But it has been pushed-back and may never be aired. She converted to Judaism a few years ago. The conversion was not associated with marriage. Susan Strasberg - Daughter of Lee Strasberg. Anne Frank in original Broadway production of play. Died this year of breast cancer. Sylvia Sidney - s actress who symbolized the downtrodden Depression era waif.

Died in , just short of her 90th birthday. She was once married to George Clooney, who is not Jewish. Taylor Dayne - Former pop diva has apparently begun an acting career. Claimed to be an Arab princess, other things.

Actually the daughter of a Cincinnati, Ohio tailor. Theresa Tova - Canadian Jewish actress who primarily appears on the stage. Yes she is Jewish.

Born Tina Blacker in New York. Daughter of producer Aaron Spelling. Many other character parts. A good actress who should get more work. She is not Jewish and exemplifies why names are deceiving. Her Jewish stepfather adopted her. However, she was born and remains a Catholic. Multi-talented star Tracey Ullman show. Her father, who died when she was young, was an immigrant from Poland. Married to him in real life. Her father, Steve Pollan, was the consumer rptr.

In an interview, she states her father is Jewish, her mother who is African American is a Muslim. As an adult she says she chose Judaism and married producer Mark Burg, who is Jewish. Her career seems to have disappeared.

A UK Jewish site reports that she used to be spotted in London Jewish neighborhoods while visiting relatives. Whoopi Goldberg - Not very Jewish. Up for informational purposes. Whoopi was born Caryn Johnson. She claims some Jewish ancestry, but not a parent. She has never converted to Judaism or practiced Judaism. She has, however, described herself as a Jew.

Winona Ryder - Born Winona Horowitz. Winona came from the Minnesota town where she was born. Her father is Jewish. Her mother is not. Her paternal grandparents emigrated from Russia and her grandmother, 99, is still alive. Ryder is culturally Jewish in the sense that she has spoke about how the Holocaust affected her, etc. But she is not religiously Jewish.

Her fiancee, Matt Damon, is not Jewish. Maybe she ought to date a dentist for a change. Zoe Wanamaker - Daughter of Sam Wanamaker. Born in America, raised in England. Unclear if her mother is Jewish. So those Southern pearls of wisdom that Sheriff Andy let fall were often translated Yiddish folk wisdom sayings.

Father of actor Randy Spelling and actress Tori Spelling. Herz was 26 when he wrote the film and says he cashed out his bar mitzvah bonds to help finance the film. Was born in Austria-Hungary and went from the penny arcades to founding Paramount. He stayed on as honorary chairman until his death in , aged He is not Jewish at all.

His half-brother, David Ladd, is half-Jewish. Arthur Laurents - Screenwriter and playwright. Barry Diller - Chmn. The last was the only film in which Nancy and Ronald Reagan co-star. We are sure Ron and Nancy had no part in this subterfuge. A rare combination in Hollywood. Carl Lemmerle - Founded the company which became Universal. Loved to hire relatives. Some, like great director Wm. Danny Arnold - Producer and writer. Head of 20th Century Fox. Zanuck was once refused admission to a hotel that would not admit Jews because the hotel thought he was Jewish.

By the way, such discrimination was perfectly legal in most of the United States until the Civil Rights Act of Out of the closet Gay. Produced scores of Tony winning shows. Born David Margulies, he was reticent about admitting he was Jewish.

But we dont have a better one at this time. Once refused to sign petition supporting Jews in Palestine. She was made head of production at Paramount in She died of cancer in His producing partner is director Roland Emmerich.

Mayer was finally ousted. Was more open to pictures with a message. Frederic Raphael - American born and raised screenwriter who is most associated with his British film hits: Garson Kanin - Screenwriter, director, and author.

Harry Cohn - Founder of Columbia Pictures. A real tyrant who made a number of great movies. When he died, there was a surprisingly large turn-out at his funeral. The explanation was probably found in the famous remark made by Red Skelton, a comedian not known for his vitriol.

Brings many Jewish based films to US. Hawk Koch - Son of famous producer Howard W. A few years ago he says he felt a need to establish his own identity and had a spiritual awakening.

Rogers is not Jewish. Herman Mankiewicz - Top Hollywood screenwriter from the silents until his death in Brother of director Joseph Mankiewicz. Blacklisted, he continued to write in England under a false name. Howard Meltzer - Producer of many higher quality television films, most of which have been first shown on HBO.

Head of production for Paramount for several years. His son is producer Howard W. Brown asks Jack Lemmon to marry him. I am a man! A legend in his time. DeNiro in film of the same title.

Produced great dramas and the best Marx Bros. He was only 37 when he died in Jack Warner - Founder of Warner Bros. Headed up Castle Rock films comedy development department, Winner of 14 emmys.

He died young of colon cancer. Brought great free Shakespeare to the park in NY. Born Joseph Papirofsky, his father was an immigrant Russian Jewish pushcart peddlar. Papp died in Winner of two Oscars for set design. Designed the sets for 7 James Bond filMs. Larry Gelbart - Award-winning television and screen writer. Lawrence Gordon - Leading producer. Lawrence Weingarten - Producer noted for both his classy personal style and filMs.

Powerful as a deal maker and agent. Marcus Loewe - The man who gave his name to all those theaters. The famous Mark Hellinger theater on Broadway is named for him. Marshall Brickman - Screenwriter and producer. Michael Eisner - Head of Disney Studios and the man who turned the studio around and made it very profitable again. No Walt wasnt Jewish. He frequently appears on camera. Liz Taylor converted for him. Hiken, the son of immigrants, grew up in a home where Sholom Aleichem and other Yiddish writers were read aloud.

Paddy Chayefsky - Playwright and screenwriter. Berman - Producer well-known for his good taste. He paired Rogers with Astaire and made Katherine Hepburn a star. Produced, among other films: Well, a friend of Jewhoo has provided the answer and it was not easy to find: Pandro Berman was his given name.

Pandro was a shortened version of this name. Paul Jarrico - Born Israel Shapiro. It still stands up today, the attention paid to the role of women is way ahead of its time. No surprise, Jarrico was blacklisted. Peter Shaffer - English playwright and screenwriter.

His full name is Peter Levin Shaffer. Richard Price - Novelist and top Hollywood screenwriter. Major drug habit put his career on the skids, but he has managed a minor comeback in recent years.

Was reportedly peeved that Capra often depicted himself as doing everything on Capra filMs. Producer of good taste. Father of Director Jon Turteltaub. Also founder of Fantasy Records. Sherry Lansing - Head of Paramount. Listed as one of the most powerful women in the world in several surveys.

Sid Grauman - Builder of several famous Hollywood movie palaces. Grandfather of Daniel Day-Lewis. Stephen Wyman - Producer, Days of our Lives. Yes, he is Jewish despite his Italian sounding last name. The film, starring his friend Edward Norton, is about the problems of two friends who grow up to be a priest and a rabbi.

Sumner Redstone - Controls Viacom. Soon to be running CBS. A major player in the media. His father changed the family name. William Fox - Hungarian-born immigrant who built over movie theaters btw. Erroneously reported to be dead a few years ago. Son of Alan Arkin. His brother Matthew and his half-brother, Anthony, have some lesser acting credits. Anthony appears to be trying hard to make it a career.

We read that Matthew is also a lawyer. His father is Jewish, his mother is not. In a published interview, Goldberg said he was raised Jewish, but rebelled against continued religious education. But he also refused to change his name as he was urged to.

Adam Pascal - Broadway singer and actor. Adam is invariably described as a blond hearthrob. Like many child actors, he went on to arrests for drugs, etc.

His Chanukah songs are great but we wish he would consult Jewhoo before making any more mistakes like saying Rod Carew converted there are five other factual mistakes by our count.

Adrien Brody - Young actor who is increasingly being noticed. His father is Jewish. His mother is not. Al Franken - Actor and comedian who starred on Sat. Al Jolson - Best known as a singer. Alan Alda - Not Jewish. His wife is Jewish and his kids have been raised Jewish.

He believes his ancestors may have been Sephardic Jews who settled in Italy. Alan Arkin - Very good actor. Father of actor Adam. James Woods is not Jewish. In fact, he was a Catholic altar boy. So tell a friend, Hamel is Jewish. Alan King - Best known as a comedian, is also a talented dramatic actor. Born Irwin Alan Kniberg. King has played some characters with great Jewish names over the years: Also played the Temptations Jewish manager in the very successful mini-series about the Temptations.

Albert Brooks - Actor, comedian, director. Albert Hague - Actor and composer who was a refugee from Germany. He is also a Tony award winning composer. Perhaps the first Jewish actor who is recorded in the historical record. Alitryus knew the Empress Poppaea Sabina, the wife of Nero.

Alitryus and Josephus were able to secure her help and the priests were released. He was the husband of the famed photographer Diane Arbus. They became lovers when she was 14, and married when she became They worked as fashion photographers. Her brother is Howard Nemerov, famous poet. Allan Corduner - English Jewish actor who has played a number of smaller roles. His acting career ended quickly. Andrew Sachs - English Jewish actor who has appeared in British sit-coms for decades in supporting roles.

Brother of actress Elizabeth Shue. Andy Kaufman - Innovative stand-up comedian and actor. His comedy was not for every taste. He is the nephew of Dr. Heimlich, the inventor of the famous anti-choking manuever. Anthony Newley - English actor and singer. His father was Jewish, his mother not Joan Collins, to whom he was married for a time, has the same background. Anton Diffring - Character actor born in Germany. He began his career in Canada and later moved to Britain where he became well-known.

His fair hair and chiseled features lead him to be cast as a German villian in many filMs. His father was Jewish, his mother not. Antony Sher - South African born English actor and writer. We assume that Aron Eisenberg, who plays his nephew, Nog, on the series, is Jewish. But we have not confirmed this. Arnold Moss - Character actor who appeared in many films and television shows, usually as a bad guy or as a Latino or Arab character.

In two Police Academy movies. Son of Moshe Dayan, the late Israeli general and defense minister. He is a well-known director, screenwriter, and actor in Israeli filMs. Avery Schreiber - Actor and comedian. Many game show and acting appearances. Must have pleased her to no end. Which, ironically, was true. Barry Miller - Character actor perhaps best remembered as the friend of Travolta who dies in Sat.

Frequent TV guest shots. Baruch Lumet - Star of the Yiddish theater. He appeared frequently in character parts. Father of famous director Sidney Lumet. And any serious Presidential prospect. Ben Kingsley - Born Krishna Banji. His father is Asian Indian and not Jewish.

We have seen somewhat ambiguous reports on this. So, after a little bit, we will take down this note. Ben Stein - Stein has acted in several movies. He was a speechwriter for Nixon and Ford, a journalist, comedy writer, and valedictorian of his Yale Law School class. Ben Stiller - Actor and Director. Son of Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Father of actors Leo and David Gorcey. Bernie Koppel - Best known as the Dr.

Born Wolf Marvin Garber. It made us feel marvelous. Actress Florence Halop was his sister. Billy Wirth - Up with an asterisk. And there are other similarities. Nephew of Barney Balaban, top pioneering executive at Paramount. Popular television guest in the fifties and sixties. Boris Thomashefsky - Probably the most famous actor of the American Yiddish theater. His Shakespearean productions were famous. In the early 20thC. A larger-than-life figure who commanded the stage. His niece was married to Paul Muni.

Was a successful stand-up and impressionist before this series. Did a great Herman Munster impression. Once played a Jewish character. This guy played music buff David Silver on Correction-He is not Jewish, the print source was in error. Many other smaller roles. His stage name was Gilbert Anderson. Helped to establish the whole cowboy genre. Bruce Adler - Adler continues the tradition of being both a Broadway and Yiddish theater performer.

His uncle was Irving Jacobson. Many character parts since. Many people have asked. But we stumbled on the Lutheran equivalent of Jewhoo! Its not as extensive, but fun. Dana Carvey, a guy so funny he should be Jewish, is also Lutheran. Buck Henry - Comedy writer and actor. Frequent guest on Saturday Night Live. She ran as a moderate Democrat. She died of cancer a few years later. Democrat or Republican, it was a disgusting thing to do to someone you worked with for fifteen years.

Buddy Hackett - Comedian and actor. From Beach Blanket movies to dramatic roles. Carl Ballantine - Ballantine really should be best known as one of the best and most entertaining magicians ever to perform.

He has made a number of other character appearances through the years. Carl Reiner - Actor; writer; director. Recently told an interviewer that when growing up, his family would often discuss which performers were Jewish.

Calvin was a refugee from Austria who did a great brogue. One biographer, without citing any source, claimed that Grant was the illegitimate son of a Jewish mother. This writer is a fraud. And there is no documentary evidence that has ever been found to establish a Jewish parent or grandparent.

He denied he was Jewish to Walter Matthau. He told some wives he was part Jewish. In , just before his death, he told a fan in a letter that his mother was not Jewish. Romero said he then saw an interview in which Grant said he was not Jewish.

Romero put it this way: But he gave a lot of money to Jewish charities and he was charming, funny, and incredibly handsome. Lets just be glad he existed. Charles Busch - Actor and playwright. Charles Grodin - Actor, writer, and talk-show host. Charles Lane - Born Charles Levison.

Known for his horn-rimmed glasses and hatchet-like face. Charlie Chaplin - Not Jewish. His biographers have gone over his past and it is clear that Chaplin was not remotely Jewish. He was, however, on a Nazi list of persons to be arrested immediately in the event of a successful WWII invasion.

Chaplin mentions no Jewish ancestry in his autobiography. His recent biographers have found no such ancestry despite pretty massive digging.

Is it possible that he had some Jewish ancestry? Of course it is possible. So, what we are left with is one quote versus everything else. Whether he had some Jewish ancestry will never be resolved to an absolute certainty. And while it may seem odd in the context of Jewhoo, we find the debate beyond tedious at this point.

Chaplin was a staunch opponent of fascism and an enemy of predjudice. Charlie Schlatter - Best known for playing Dr. Charlton Heston - Not Jewish. Although he did a pretty good Moses. How come Moses never lisps in Biblical pictures as the Bible implies he did? Chico Marx - One of the Marx Brothers.

For more information, see comedians. Many roles since, especially in action filMs. His late father, the director Leo Penn, was Jewish. Corey Allen - Actor and director. Which means Allen was familiar with fatal car rides. Feldman became addicted to heroin at Curly Howard - One of the Three Stooges.

Born Jerome Lester Horwitz. The youngest of the brothers. Dan Hedaya - Best known for playing. Born in Brazil of Jewish parents. Daniel Day-Lewis - A frequent visitor to Jhoo submitted his name.

Jhoo has determined that his mother was half-Jewish or Jewish and his father was Catholic. You, the viewer, decide what he is. Danny Kaye - Actor and Singer. Brother of Patricia and Rosanna.

Recently married Courtney Cox in an Episcopal ceremony. A visitor submitted his name. This is what we know. His mother is Christiane. It is pretty obvious he is probably at least partially Jewish. But we dont know more. A correspondent whom we trust informs us that Charvet mentioned being bar mitzvah on a talk show. His father was a publicist for the American Jewish Committee. David Janssen - Played Dr. His father was Jewish, his mother was not. He is buried in a Los Angeles Jewish cemetery.

David Ladd - Actor who is more interesting for his connections than his career. Husband of actress Cheryl Ladd. His half-brother is Alan Ladd, Jr. His full sister is Alana Ladd. She has long been married to very popular L. David Opatoshu - Actor who almost always played Jewish parts; esp.

Most memorable film role: David Paymer - TV and movie character actor who often plays Jewish parts: Sadly, Rappaport committed suicide. And for the gossip: Dick Shawn - Mostly a stand-up comedian; but great role as hippie singer-Lorenzo St.

Mentioned in an interview he had his bar mitzvah at 29, not One of our most reliable correspondents confirmed his Jewishness based on personal acquaintance. How come they never had a Happy Days Chanukah show?

His sister is actress Ione Skye. His son, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Douglas Sills - Broadway actor. Hoffman was almost 30 when the film was made. Note this is not a new entry; but was accidentally deleted recently. Ed Ames - Actor and singer. In a few Twilight Zones. Son was actor Keenan Wynn. Eddie Cantor - Singer and actor and vaudevillian performer Edward G. Robinson - Legendary screen tough guy, born Emmanuel Goldenberg.

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