American people of Hungarian-Jewish descent

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  1. Kate Hudson
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    Kate Hudson

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    Kate Garry Hudson (born April 19, 1979) is an American actress. She rose to prominence in 2000 for playing Penny Lane in Almost Famous, for which she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other films include How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Raising Helen (2004), The Skeleton Key (2005), You, Me and Dupree (2006), Fool's Gold (2008), and Bride Wars (2009). Hudson also co-founded Fabletics, a fitness brand and membership program operated by JustFab.


  2. Ali MacGraw
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    Ali MacGraw

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    Elizabeth Alice "Ali" MacGraw (born April 1, 1939) is an American actress. She first gained attention with her role in Goodbye, Columbus in 1969, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer. She reached international fame in 1970's Love Story, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama. In 1972, MacGraw was voted the top female box office star in the world and was honored with a hands and footprints ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.


  3. Bruno Mars
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    Bruno Mars

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    Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii by a family of musicians, Mars began making music at a young age and performed in various musical venues in his hometown throughout his childhood. He graduated from high school and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a musical career. Mars produced songs for other artists, co-founding the production team The Smeezingtons.


  4. Joaquin Phoenix
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    Joaquin Phoenix

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    Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (/ˌhwɑːˈkn/; born Joaquín Rafael Bottom, October 28, 1974), known formerly as Leaf Phoenix, is an American actor, producer, music video director, musician and activist. For his work as an artist, Phoenix has received a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations.


  5. Jamie Lee Curtis
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    Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Lady Haden-Guest (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress and author.


  6. Hedy Lamarr
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    Hedy Lamarr

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    Hedy Lamarr (/ˈhɛdi/; born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000) was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor. After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included a controversial love-making scene in the film Ecstasy (1933), she fled from her husband and secretly moved to Paris. There, she met MGM head Louis B. Mayer, who offered her a movie contract in Hollywood, where she became a film star from the late 1930s to the 1950s.


  7. Zsa Zsa Gabor
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    Zsa Zsa Gabor

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    Zsa Zsa Gabor (/ˈʒɑːʒɑː ˈɡɑːbɔr, ɡəˈbɔr/ ZHAH-zhah GAH-bor; born Gábor Sári; February 6, 1917) is a Hungarian-born American actress and socialite.


  8. Bill Maher
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    Bill Maher

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    William "Bill" Maher, Jr. (/ˈmɑr/; born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, media critic, and television host. As a television host, he is well known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003–present). Maher previously hosted a similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect, originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.


  9. Rachel Weisz
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    Rachel Weisz

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    Rachel Hannah Weisz; /ˈvs/ VYS),(born 7 March 1970), is an English-born film and theatre actress as well as a former fashion model who holds both British and American citizenship


  10. Goldie Hawn
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    Goldie Hawn

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    Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an American actress, director, producer, and occasional singer. Hawn is known for her roles in television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and films such as The Sugarland Express, Private Benjamin, Foul Play, Shampoo, Overboard, Bird on a Wire, Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, and Cactus Flower, for which she won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is the mother of actors Oliver Hudson, Kate Hudson, and Wyatt Russell. Hawn has been in a relationship with actor Kurt Russell since 1983.


  11. Gene Simmons
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    Gene Simmons

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  12. Louis C.K.
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    Louis C.K.

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    Louis Székely (born September 12, 1967), known professionally as Louis C.K. is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, director and editor. He is the creator, star, writer, director, executive producer and primary editor of the acclaimed FX comedy-drama series Louie.


  13. River Phoenix
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    River Phoenix

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    River Jude Phoenix (born River Jude Bottom; August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix and Summer Phoenix.


  14. Paul Newman
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    Paul Newman

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    Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver and team owner; he was also an environmentalist, activist, and philanthropist. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many honorary awards. Despite being colorblind, he won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing, and his race teams won several championships in open wheel IndyCar racing.


  15. Howard Stern
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    Howard Stern

    115,236 views

    Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer. He is known for his long-running radio show The Howard Stern Show, which has aired on Sirius XM Radio since January 2006. Stern wished to be on the radio at five years of age. He landed his first radio jobs while at Boston UniversityWTBU, the campus station, and WNTN in Newton, Massachusetts. From 1976 to 1982, Stern developed his on-air personality through morning positions at WRNW in Briarcliff Manor, New York, WCCC in Hartford, Connecticut, WWWW in Detroit, Michigan, and WWDC in Washington, D.C. Stern worked afternoons at WNBC in New York City from 1982 until his firing in 1985.


  16. Natasha Lyonne
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    Natasha Lyonne

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    Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein (born April 4, 1979), better known as Natasha Lyonne, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Jessica in the American Pie series and her appearances in the films Everyone Says I Love You, Slums of Beverly Hills, But I'm a Cheerleader, and Blade: Trinity. She currently portrays Nicky Nichols in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, for which she received a nomination for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.


  17. Nick Simmons
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    Nick Simmons

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    Nicholas Adam Tweed-Simmons is a reality television personality, and the son of musician Gene Simmons. He is best known for starring in the A&E network Gene Simmons Family Jewels.


  18. Tony Curtis
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    Tony Curtis

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    Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades, but had his greatest popularity during the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. In his later years, Curtis made numerous television appearances. He is also the father of actress Jamie Lee Curtis.


  19. Julianna Margulies
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    Julianna Margulies

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    Julianna Luisa Margulies /liˈɑːnə mɑːrɡəˈls/ (born June 8, 1966) is an American actress and producer.


  20. Barbara Hershey
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    Barbara Hershey

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    Barbara Hershey (born Barbara Lynn Herzstein; February 5, 1948), once known as Barbara Seagull, is an American actress. In a career spanning nearly 50 years, she has played a variety of roles on television and in cinema, in several genres including westerns and comedies. She began acting at age 17 in 1965, but did not achieve much critical acclaim until the latter half of the 1980s. By that time, the Chicago Tribune referred to her as "one of America's finest actresses."


  21. Eva Gabor
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    Eva Gabor

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    Eva Gabor (February 11, 1919 – July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian-born American socialite and actress. She was widely known for her role on the 1965 to 1971 television sitcom Green Acres as Lisa Douglas, the wife of Eddie Albert's character, Oliver Wendell Douglas. She voiced "Duchess" in the 1970 Disney film The Aristocats, and Miss Bianca in Disney’s The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under. Gabor was successful as an actress in film, on Broadway and on television. She was also a successful businessperson, marketing wigs, clothing, and beauty products. Her elder sisters, Zsa Zsa and Magda Gabor, were also actresses and socialites.


  22. Eli Roth
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    Eli Roth

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    Eli Raphael Roth (born April 18, 1972) is an American film director, producer, writer and actor. He is known for directing the horror film Hostel and its sequel, Hostel: Part II. He is also known for his role as Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds for which he won both a SAG Award (Best Ensemble) and a BFCA Critic's Choice Award (Best Acting Ensemble). Journalists have included him in a group of filmmakers dubbed the Splat Pack for their explicitly violent and bloody horror films. In 2013, Roth received the Visionary Award for his contributions to horror, at the Stanley Film Festival.


  23. Mayim Bialik
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    Mayim Bialik

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    Mayim Hoya Bialik (/ˈməm biˈɑːlɨk/, MY-im bee-AH-lik; born December 12, 1975) is an American actress and neuroscientist. From 1991 to 1995, she played the title character of NBC's Blossom. Since 2010, she has played Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler (also a neuroscientist) on CBS's The Big Bang Theory, a role for which she has been nominated four times for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.


  24. Fanny Brice
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    Fanny Brice

    52,301 views

    Fanny Brice (October 29, 1891 – May 29, 1951) was a popular and influential American illustrated song model, comedienne, singer, and theater and film actress who made many stage, radio and film appearances and is known as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in the musical Funny Girl and its 1968 film adaptation, for which Streisand won an Oscar.


  25. Wyatt Russell
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    Wyatt Russell

    39,546 views

    Wyatt Hawn Russell (born July 10, 1986) is an American actor and former professional hockey player.


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