American people of German-Jewish descent

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  1. Monica Lewinsky

    Monica Lewinsky


    Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is a former White House intern with whom United States President Bill Clinton admitted to having had what he called an "inappropriate relationship" while she worked at the White House in 1995 and 1996. The affair and its repercussions, which included Clinton's impeachment, became known as the Lewinsky scandal.

  2. Pink



    Alecia Beth Hart (born September 8, 1979), better known by her stage name Pink (stylized as ), is an American singer and songwriter. Originally a member of the girl group Choice, she rose to fame as an R&B artist with her debut solo album, Can't Take Me Home (2000). The album was certified double platinum in the United States and spawned two Billboard Hot 100 top-ten hits, "There You Go" and "Most Girls". She gained further recognition with the Moulin Rouge! soundtrack "Lady Marmalade", which gave Pink her first Grammy Award as well as her first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100. Pink took more artistic control and pursued pop rock direction for her second album, Missundaztood (2001). It sold more than 15 million copies worldwide and yielded three U.S. top-ten singles, "Get the Party Started", "Don't Let Me Get Me", and "Just Like a Pill".

  3. Michelle Trachtenberg

    Michelle Trachtenberg


    Michelle Christine Trachtenberg /ˈtræktənbɜrɡ/ (born October 11, 1985) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Nona F. Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1994–96), Dawn Summers in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000–03), Celeste in Six Feet Under (2004) and Georgina Sparks in Gossip Girl (2008–12). She has also appeared in films such as Harriet the Spy (1996), Inspector Gadget (1999), EuroTrip (2004), Ice Princess (2005), Black Christmas (2006), 17 Again (2009), Cop Out (2010) and Killing Kennedy (2013).

  4. Yasmine Bleeth

    Yasmine Bleeth


    Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968) is an American former actress. Her television roles include Caroline Holden in the long-running series Baywatch and Lee Anne Demerest on the soap opera One Life to Live.

  5. Billy Joel

    Billy Joel


    William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. His compilation album Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2 is one of the best-selling albums in the US.

  6. Carly Simon

    Carly Simon


    Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include "Anticipation" (No. 13), "You Belong To Me" (No. 6), "Coming Around Again" (No. 18), and her four Gold certified singles "Jesse" (No. 11), "Mockingbird" (No. 5), a duet with James Taylor, "You're So Vain" (No. 1), and "Nobody Does It Better" (No. 2) from the 1977 James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me.

  7. Scott Caan

    Scott Caan


    Scott Andrew Caan (born August 23, 1976) is an American actor. He currently stars as Detective Danny "Danno" Williams in the CBS television series Hawaii Five-0, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Caan is also known for his recurring role as manager Scott Lavin in the HBO television series Entourage. He was also a part of 1990s rap group The Whooliganz with The Alchemist. The duo went by the names Mad Skillz and Mudfoot, respectively.

  8. Katie Couric

    Katie Couric


    Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author. She currently serves as Yahoo Global News Anchor. Couric has been a television host on all Big Three television networks in the United States. She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014. In addition to her television news roles, she hosted Katie, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by Disney-ABC Domestic Television from September 10, 2012 to June 9, 2014. Some of her most important notable roles include co-host of Today, anchor of the CBS Evening News, and correspondent for 60 Minutes. She also reported for nearly every television news broadcast across ABC, CBS and NBC. Couric's first book, The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives was a New York Times best-seller. In 2004, Couric earned induction into the Television Hall of Fame.

  9. Helen Hunt

    Helen Hunt


    Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, film director, and screenwriter. She starred in the sitcom Mad About You for seven years, and played single mother Carol Connelly in the 1997 romantic comedy film As Good as It Gets, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Some of her other notable films include Twister, Cast Away, What Women Want, Pay It Forward, and The Sessions. She made her directorial debut in 2007 with Then She Found Me. In addition to her Oscar, Hunt has won four Emmy awards, four Golden Globe awards, and two Screen Actors Guild awards.

  10. Emile Hirsch

    Emile Hirsch


    Emile Davenport Hirsch (born March 13, 1985) is an American film actor, whose works include Into the Wild, Lone Survivor, Milk, Prince Avalanche, The Motel Life, Speed Racer and the A&E networks simulcast miniseries Bonnie & Clyde. He began performing in the late 1990s, and became known as a film actor after roles in Lords of Dogtown, The Emperor's Club, The Girl Next Door, Alpha Dog and the Sean Penn-directed film Into the Wild.

  11. Lauren Bacall

    Lauren Bacall


    Lauren Bacall (/ˌlɔrən bəˈkɔːl/, born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks. She was named the 20th greatest actress of the 20th century by the American Film Institute and received an Academy Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences "in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures."

  12. Gene Simmons

    Gene Simmons


  13. Ben Savage

    Ben Savage


    Bennett Joseph "Ben" Savage (born September 13, 1980) is an American actor. He is best known for his lead role as Cory Matthews on the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World (1993–2000) and its Disney Channel spinoff Girl Meets World (2014–present).

  14. Barbara Bach

    Barbara Bach


    Barbara Bach (born Barbara Goldbach; August 27, 1947) is an American actress and model known as the Bond girl Anya Amasova from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). She subsequently starred in Force 10 from Navarone (1978) with Robert Shaw and Harrison Ford. She is married to former Beatle Ringo Starr.

  15. Linda McCartney

    Linda McCartney


  16. Paul Stanley

    Paul Stanley


    Stanley Bert Eisen (born January 20, 1952), better known by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American hard rock guitarist, singer, and painter, best known for being the frontman of the rock band Kiss. He is the writer or co-writer of many of the band's highest-charting hits. Stanley established the "Starchild" character for his Kiss persona.

  17. Marla Sokoloff

    Marla Sokoloff


    Marla Lynne Sokoloff (born December 19, 1980) is an American actress and musician, known for playing the part of Lucy Hatcher on the TV show The Practice, and Gia Mahan on the ABC sitcom Full House.

  18. Thora Birch

    Thora Birch


    Thora Birch (born March 11, 1982) is an American actress. She got her first role at the age of 6 in the short-lived sitcom Day by Day, before she starred in Purple People Eater (1988), for which she received a Young Artist Award for "Best Young Actress Under Nine Years of Age". Her profile was raised significantly with major parts in films, such as All I Want for Christmas (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Hocus Pocus (1993), Monkey Trouble (1994), Now and Then (1995) and Alaska (1996).

  19. Elaine Stewart

    Elaine Stewart


    Elaine Stewart (May 31, 1930 – June 27, 2011) was an American actress and model.

  20. Tab Hunter

    Tab Hunter


    Tab Hunter (born Arthur Andrew Kelm; July 11, 1931) is an American actor, singer, and author who has starred in over 40 films.

  21. Liev Schreiber

    Liev Schreiber


    Isaac Liev Schreiber (/ˈlɨv/; born October 4, 1967) is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He became known during the late 1990s and early 2000s, having appeared in several independent films, and later mainstream Hollywood films, including the Scream trilogy of horror films, Phantoms, The Sum of All Fears, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Salt, Taking Woodstock, and Goon.

  22. Burt Bacharach

    Burt Bacharach


    Burt Freeman Bacharach (/ˈbækəræk/ BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, he is known for his popular hit songs and compositions from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many with lyrics written by Hal David as part of the duo Bacharach and David.

  23. Jerry Springer

    Jerry Springer


    Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (born February 13, 1944) is an British-American television presenter. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor, and musician. He has hosted the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991 and debuted the Jerry Springer Podcast in 2015.

  24. Ryan O'Neal

    Ryan O'Neal


    Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal (born April 20, 1941), better known as Ryan O'Neal, is an American television and film actor.

  25. Matthew Broderick

    Matthew Broderick


    Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor. His roles include the title character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), the adult voice of Simba in The Lion King trilogy (1994-2004), and Leo Bloom in the Hollywood and Broadway productions of The Producers.

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