This list is just a small portion of the amount of Jewish people in both Hollywood and Broadway. After all, “you won’t succeed on Broadway if you don’t have any Jews!” (Hello, Monty Python reference.) Or in Hollywood, for that matter.
1. Emmy Rossum
2. Ben Platt
The “Dear Evan Hansen” and soon-to-be screen actor is open about his religious observance and shows a clear love for it.
3. Sebastian Stan
Stan comes from a family of Romanian Jews.
4. Scarlett Johansson
Johansson was recently on “Finding Your Roots,” where she discovered a relative was killed during the Holocaust.
5. Jake Gyllenhaal
7. Seth Rogen
8. Paul Rudd
“Rudd” comes from his father’s family’s original last name “Rudnitzkey.”
9. Lisa Kudrow
How interesting that Mike and Phoebe are both Jewish!
10. Harrison Ford
11. Daniel Radcliffe
12. Adam Lambert
Lambert’s mother was Jewish, and he was raised with the religion.
13. HAIM–Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim
The sister trio’s group name (and last name), “haim,” is Hebrew for “life.”
14. Josh Groban
Be sure to watch this Jew co-host the Tony’s this year!