Woody Allen
Heywood "Woody" Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg, December 1, 1935) is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years.He worked as a comedy wri...
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David Berman (mobster)
David Berman (1903 – 1957), nicknamed "Davie the Jew", was a Jewish-American organized crime figure in Iowa, New York City, and Minneapolis. He was also one of the pioneers of gambling in Las Vegas, N...
Andrei Cherny
Andrei Hugo Cherny (born August 4, 1975) is the CEO of Aspiration. He is also an author, historian, and the founder and President of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas as well as a former business consulta...
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Samuel Z. Arkoff
Samuel Zachary Arkoff (12 June 1918 – 16 September 2001) was an American producer of B movies.
Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa to a Russian Jewish family, Arkoff first studied to be a lawyer. Along with ...
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Peter Falk
Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Lt. Columbo in the television series Columbo. He appeared in numerous films such as The P...
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Dmitry Gurevich
Dmitry Gurevich (born 11 September 1956, Moscow, Russia) is a Russian-American chess grandmaster. Gurevich emigrated to New York in 1980 and earned the grandmaster title three years later. Dmitry has ...
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Emperor Rosko
Michael Joseph "Mike" Pasternak (born December 26, 1942), known by his stage name Emperor Rosko, is an American presenter of pop music programmes, most widely known for his shows on Radio Caroline and...
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David Dubinsky
David Dubinsky (born David Isaac Dobnievski; February 22, 1892, Brest-Litovsk, Russian Empire [now Brest, Belarus] - September 17, 1982, New York, N.Y., U.S.) was an American labor leader. He served a...
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I. M. Rubinow
Isaac Max Rubinow (1875–1936) was a leading theorist on social insurance and one of the most influential writers on the subject. Rubinow was an MD, and held a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia Universi...
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Lamed Shapiro
Levi Yehoshua Shapiro (Yiddish: ל. שאַפּיראָ, born 1878, died 1948), better known as "Lamed Shapiro", (that is, the initial for the Hebrew letter lamed), was an American Yiddish-language writer. His ...
Kiril Kulish
Kiril Jacob Kulish (born February 16, 1994) is an American actor, dancer, and singer who is best known for portraying the title role in the original American production of Billy Elliot the Musical.
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Simon Kornblit
Simon Kornblit (August 1, 1933 – July 2, 2010) was a Belgian-born American studio executive and actor. Kornblit worked as the Executive Vice President of worldwide marketing for Universal Pictures bef...
Irene Lieblich
Irene Lieblich (20 April 1923 – 28 December 2008) was a Polish-born artist and Holocaust survivor noted for illustrating the books of Nobel laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer and for her paintings highlig...
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Paul Baran
Paul Baran (/ˈbærən/; April 29, 1926 – March 26, 2011) was an American engineer of Polish Jewish extract, who was a pioneer in the development of computer networks. He was one of the two independent i...
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Joseph Heller
Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright. The title of one of his works, Catch-22, entered the English lexicon to refer to...
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Abraham Kupchik
Abraham Kupchik (25 March 1892 – 26 November 1970) was an American chess master.Abraham Kupchik was born into a Jewish family in Brest (then Russian Empire, now Belarus). His family emigrated to the...
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Roseanne Barr
Roseanne Cherrie Barr (born November 3, 1952) is an American actress, comedian, writer, television producer, director, and 2012 presidential nominee of the California-based Peace and Freedom Party. Ba...
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Leopold Karpeles
Leopold Karpeles (1838–1909) was a flagbearer in the Union Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War.
Born in Prague to a Jewish family, Karpeles moved to ...
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson (/dʒoʊˈhænsən/ joh-HAN-sən; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North (1994). In 1996, she was nominated for the Independen...
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Ladislav Hecht
Ladislav Hecht ([ˈladɪslaf ˈhɛçt], August 31, 1909 – May 27, 2004; Hungarian: Hecht László; [ˈhɛkt ˈlaːsloː]) was a Jewish professional tennis player, well known for representing Czechoslovakia in...
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Simeon Strunsky
Simeon Strunsky, A.B. (July 23, 1879 – February 5, 1948) was a Jewish American essayist, born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (present day Belarus). His parents are Isidor S. and Perl Wainstein. He ...