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Oct 21 2010
1 Lea Michele, actress and singer, famous for playing a leading role in the musical Spring Awakening and in Glee (TV series) (Sephardic father and Italian-American mother) 23624
2 Bob Dylan, musician - Sephardic father, Ashkenazic mother. The name 'Zimmerman' (very Ashkenazic) adopted recently. 22955
3 Peter Sellers, actor (descendant of Daniel Mendoza, a marrano boxer) 4996
4 Emmanuelle Chriqui, actress 4976
5 Hank Azaria, actor 4902
6 Paula Abdul, entertainer 4585
7 Matt Stone, animator (Sephardic mother) 4512
8 Neve Campbell (1973 - ) Canadian film and television actress (Scream)<sup> [link]</sup> 4509
9 Baruch Spinoza, philosopher 4257
10 Sean Paul, Jamaican musician, Dancehall singer (Sephardic Jewish father) 4237
11 Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor (Sephardic paternal grandfather; other ancestry Irish and French) 4227
12 Jacques Derrida, philosopher 3790
13 Shiri Appleby, actress, star of Roswell (television series) 3021
14 Benjamin Disraeli, British politician 2996
15 Jamie-Lynn Sigler, actress (father Steve Sigler is Sephardic) 2784
16 Charles Saatchi, founder of Saatchi and Saatchi 2505
17 David Ricardo, economist 2471
18 Peter Coyote, actor (Sephardic father) 2265
19 Amedeo Modigliani, painter 2096
20 Michel de Montaigne, philosopher (apparently the mother was daughter of a Spanis converto - disputed) 2006
21 Yossi Benayoun, Footballer 1871
22 Georg Cantor, mathematician (mother and father are of a family of converted Sephardi Jews) 1743
23 Siegfried Sassoon, poet (Sephardic father) 1662
24 Neil Sedaka, singer 1598
25 Cecil B. DeMille, film director (mother Sephardic) 1451
26 Lainie Kazan, actress/singer 1413
27 Mordechai Vanunu, nuclear technician 1403
28 Edward Bernays, father of public relations 1372
29 Camille Pissarro, painter (Sephardic Jewish father) 1313
30 David Charvet, actor 1201
31 Primo Levi, author 1110
32 George Allen, American politician (Sephardic maternal grandparents) 1030
33 Haim Saban, media mogul 861
34 Dan Hedaya, American actor 822
35 Elias Canetti, author, Nobel Prize winner in literature 717
36 Vidal Sassoon, hair stylist (Sephardic father) 689
37 Emma Lazarus, poet 672
38 Ivan Illich, polymath, polemicist (Sephardic mother) 664
39 Rita Levi-Montalcini, neurologist, Nobel Prize winner in Medicine 660
40 Ronni Ancona, impressionist 522
41 Darius Milhaud, composer (maternal Sephardic grandfather) 517
42 Isaac Mizrahi, fashion designer 510
43 Max Azria, fashion designer, founder of BCBG 506
44 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Republican United States Representative (Sephardic-Turkish grandparents on her mother's side) 467
45 Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Nobel Prize winner in physics 432
46 Moses Montefiore, Jewish leader 430
47 Danny Nucci, actor 424
48 Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records (English father and Sephardic mother) 401
49 Baruj Benacerraf, immunologist, Nobel Prize winner in Medicine 328
50 Judah P. Benjamin, politician and lawyer 328
51 Shoshana Bean, Broadway actress (mother is half Sephardic, half Ashkenazic; grandmother's family is from the Ottoman Empire) 307
52 Norman Podhoretz 300
53 Shelley Morrison, Actress 264
54 Murray Perahia, American concert pianist 258
55 David Malouf, writer (Lebanese-Christian father and English-Jewish mother of Portuguese descent) 255
56 Salvador Luria, Nobel Prize winner in medicine 243
57 Alexander von Zemlinsky, composer (maternal Sephardic grandfather) 208
58 Paul Kodish, professional drummer 199
59 Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, prominent political scientist 196
60 Edgar Morin, French philosopher 189
61 Shiri Maimon, Israeli pop-star 186
62 Ninet Tayeb, Israeli pop-star 182
63 Georges Moustaki, Greek-French singer 173
64 Daniel De Leon, socialist 172
65 David Belasco, playwright 172
66 Anthony Caro, sculptor 169
67 Eleanor Farjeon, author 155
68 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, composer 145
69 Jacques Benveniste, French immunologist 137
70 Daniel Mendoza, boxer 129
71 Aby Warburg, art critic 126
72 Albert Memmi, author 122
73 Patrick Modiano, author (Sephardic-Italian father and Flemish mother) 114
74 Albert Cohen, Greek-born Swiss writer 110
75 Ronald Cohen, businessman and political figure 107
76 Abravanel family 107
77 Shlomo Ben-Ami, Israeli diplomat 100
78 Silvan Shalom, Foreign Minister of Israel 100
79 Yitzhak Navon, Israeli politician 97
80 Washington Bartlett, mayor of San Francisco, California 96
81 Peter Nero, pianist/conductor. a/k/a Bernard Nierow. Mother: Mary Menasche 96
82 Menasseh Ben Israel, rabbi, scholar, printer and diplomat 89
83 Victor Sassoon, hotelier 78
84 Adolph Sutro, mayor of San Francisco, California 77
85 Maurice Abravanel, conductor 75
86 Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi 73
87 David Levy Yulee, politician 71
88 Tony Bullimore, British yachtsman 65
89 David Levy, Israeli politician 63
90 Martial Solal, Algerian-born, French jazz pianist 60
91 Raphael Soriano, modernist architect 60
92 Sam Costa, singer and comedian 58
93 Edouard Roditi, author 58
94 Itamar Golan, Lithuanian pianist from sepharadic ancestry 56
95 Pierre Vidal-Naquet, historian, France 53
96 Uriah P. Levy, American Commodore 53
97 Bernays family 51
98 Meron Benvenisti, vice-mayor of Jerusalem around 1980, researcher on the occupation of the West Bank 50
99 Mordecai Manuel Noah, playwright, diplomat, journalist and utopian 48
100 Marghanita Laski, journalist and novellist 48
101 Bueno family 45
102 Sir Gerald Nabarro, British MP 42
103 Isaac & Daniel Carasso, founders of Danone [link] 41
104 Michel Boujenah, comedian 40
105 Henriette Herz, the first Jewish woman to host a salon (née de Lemos) 40
106 Moses Jacob Ezekiel, American-born sculptor 39
107 David Shaltiel, Israeli General and Ambassador (Spanish-Portuguese father, Ashkenazi mother) 38
108 Achy Obejas, writer 34
109 Maurice Berger, cultural historian, art critic, curator (Sephardic Mother ;father non-Sephardic Jew) 33
110 Abraham Serfaty, Moroccan dissident 33
111 Lili Boniche, Algerian singer 33
112 Franck Amsallem, Algerian-born French-American jazz pianist 33
113 Frieda Belinfante, cellist, conductor 32
114 Moritz Cantor,historian of mathematics 30
115 Grace Aguilar, Sephardic poet, Daughter of Emmanuelle and Sara Aguilar 29
116 Aaron Valero, physician,Jerusalem 28
117 Edward Andrade, physicist 28
118 Moses Gaster, Hebrew linguist, author 28
119 David Nieto (1654–1728), English rabbi and scholar 28
120 Marc D. Angel, rabbi 27
121 Ralph de Toledano, journalist 24
122 Sir Basil Henriques , philanthropist 24
123 Karl Emil Franzos, author Sephardic father, (Russian mother) 24
124 Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita, painter 23
125 Nissim de Camondo 23
126 Caryl Brahms, writer 22
127 Isaac da Costa, poet 21
128 Benjamin Melendez, broker for the gang truce 21
129 Philip Guedalla, biographer 21
130 Moris Farhi, Turkish-born British writer 21
131 Jacques Saada, Canadian Cabinet minister and politician 20
132 Raphael Meldola (chemist and first president of the Maccabaeans) 19
133 Frederick de Sola Mendes, rabbi 18
134 Michael Costa, conductor and composer 18
135 Samuel Avital, founder of Le Centre du Silence Mime School 17
136 Moses da Costa, English financier 17
137 Warburg family (Italian origin, Bologna) 17
138 Alan Mocatta, Judge 16
139 Kalmi Baruh, philologist and literary critic 15
140 Francis Salvador, first American Jew to be killed in the American Revolution 14
141 Lewis Goldsmith, journalist and political writer 12
142 Georges de Porto-Riche, playwright 12
143 Vicky Nizri, Writer 11
144 Jacob Samuda, civil engineer 11
145 Benjamin Artom, Haham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews of Great Britain 9
146 Raphael Meldola (Sephardic Rabbi) 9
147 M. Miriam Herrera, poet 9
148 Emmanuelle Béart, actress (part sephardic father) 8
149 Bernard-Henri Lévy, philosopher 8
150 Rodrigues Ottolengui, writer 7
151 Alexander Ziskind Maimon, Lithuanian poet 7
152 Albert Jean Amateau, rabbi 7
153 Profiat Duran, 14th Century polymath and author of "Be not like thy Father" 7
154 Sylvana Henriques, Former Model and Actress (James Bond) 6
155 Diane von Fürstenberg, fashion designer (Greek-Jewish Sephardic mother) 6
156 Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter . 5
157 Avraham B. Yehoshua, author 5
158 Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Prince of Maratra, Spanish General 5
159 Dario Moreno, singer < 5
160 Yehuda Halevy, poet < 5
161 Frederic Mocatta, philanthropist < 5
162 Joseph Duveen, art dealer < 5
163 André Suarès, poet < 5
164 Edmond Jabès, author < 5
165 Jules Pascin, painter (Sephardic father) < 5
166 Hélène Grimaud, pianist < 5
167 Dominique Mendez, Scholar and Socialite < 5
168 Benny Lévy, author, secretary to Sartre < 5
169 Christian Julius De Meza, Danish General < 5
170 Danilo Duarte de Almeida, engineer, businessman < 5
171 Shlomo Moshe Amar, Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, Born in Morocco < 5
172 Catulle Mendès, author < 5
173 Sasha Baron Cohen, actor and producer < 5
174 Isaac d'Israeli, British writer, father of Benjamin Disraeli < 5
175 Moses Maimonides, physician and commentator < 5
176 Émile Benveniste, linguist < 5
177 Uriel Acosta, rationalist < 5
178 Jacob Mendes da Costa, physician < 5
179 J. D. Bernal, scientist, Marxist writer (Sephadic father and non-Jewish mother) < 5
180 Pierre Mendès-France, French politician < 5
181 Benjamin Cardozo, United States Supreme Court justice < 5
182 Emilio G. Segrè, physicist, Nobel Prize winner in physics < 5
183 Moïse de Camondo < 5
184 Lorenzo da Ponte, librettist < 5
185 Isaac Arzt, real estate broker and developer in New York. (Father half syarian, mother fully syrian) < 5
186 Avi Peretz, Israeli musician (Mizrahit Music) < 5
187 Béatrice de Camondo < 5
188 Eydie Gorme, singer < 5
189 Maurice Saatchi, founder of Saatchi and Saatchi < 5
190 Arthur Lourié, composer < 5
191 Hélène Cixous, feminist writer, poet, playwright, philosopher and literary critic (Ashkenazic mother and Sephardic father) < 5
192 Leslie Hore-Belisha, British Member of Parliament and Cabinet minister < 5
193 Inês Pires, Mistress of King John I of Portugal. Ancestor of Dukes and Portuguese Kings of the House of Braganza and many of European royalty and nobility. < 5
194 Jason Barnattan, New York City < 5
195 Ralph Sasson, teacher and educator in taamin for many years < 5
196 Senor Abravanel (Sílvio Santos), TV show host in Brazil and owner of SBT (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão), the second biggest Brazilian television network < 5
197 Chaim Aharon Valero, banker, Jerusalem < 5

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