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TOP 250 LIST OF EUROPEAN CELEBRITIES

by nims-1975 | created - 03 Jun 2016 | updated - 6 days ago | Public

THIS IS A LIST OF ACTOR, ACTRESSES, MUSICIANS, SPORTS STARS ETC WHO ARE OF EUROPEAN DESCENT/ANCESTRY

1. Scott Adkins

Actor | Boyka: Undisputed IV

Scott Edward Adkins was born on June 17, 1976 in Sutton Coldfield, England, into a family that for generations were butchers. Along with his elder brother Craig, he was raised by their parents, John and Janet (Sanders) Adkins, in a loving middle-class family. Scott attended Bishop Vesey's Grammar ...

Martial Arts Film Actor Scott Adkins is a man who is of Spanish descent.

2. Rosanna Arquette

Actress | Pulp Fiction

Rosanna Arquette has acted extensively in film and television, and has come to be acknowledged as an actress of rare depth and scope.

Arquette was born in New York City, New York. Her parents, Lewis Arquette, an actor, and Brenda Denaut (née Nowak), an acting teacher and therapist, had 4 other ...

Film Actress Rosanna Arquette and her brothers and sisters are of half Polish and Russian descent and half French Canadian, Swiss German and English Descent.

3. Jean-Claude Van Damme

Actor | Double Impact

Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was ...

Martial Arts Film Actor Jean Claude Van Damme known for his acting in great Martial Art films such as 'Bloodsport', 'Kickboxer', 'No Retreat No Surrender', 'Universal Soldier 2: The Return', 'Assassination Games' etc is a man from Belgium.

4. Dolph Lundgren

Actor | Rocky IV

Dolph Lundgren was born as Hans Lundgren in Stockholm, Sweden, to Sigrid Birgitta (Tjerneld), a language teacher, and Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren, an engineer and economist for the Swedish government. He lived in Stockholm until the age of 13, when he moved in with his grandparents in Nyland, ...

Dolph Lundgren is a man from Sweden.

5. Zsa Zsa Gabor

Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Undoubtedly the woman who had come to epitomize what we recognize today as "celebrity", Zsa Zsa Gabor, is better known for her many marriages, personal appearances, her "dahlink" catchphrase, her actions, gossip, and quotations on men, rather than her film career.

Zsa Zsa Gabor was born Sári Gabor ...

Film Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is a woman from Hungary.

6. Steven Seagal

Actor | On Deadly Ground

Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical technician, and Samuel Seagal, a high school math teacher. His paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his mother had English, German, and distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. The enigmatic ...

Martial Arts Film Actor Steven Seagals Paternal Grandparents were Russian and Stevens mother has British, Dutch and German Ancestry.

7. Madonna

Actress | Evita

The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn ...

Singer Madonna Ciccone known for her excellent pop songs is half Italian and half French Canadian. Her Father was Italian and her mother was French Canadian.

8. Lisa Kudrow

Actress | Friends

Hardly the dumb blonde of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997), Lisa was born in Encino, California on July 30, 1963. Her mother, Nedra S. (Stern), worked as a travel agent, and her father, Lee N. Kudrow, is a physician. Her parents are both from Jewish families (from Belarus, Russia, and ...

Actress Lisa Kudrow is from Belarus, Hungary and Russia ethnicity.

9. Uma Thurman

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and internationally-minded family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander ...

Film Actress Uma Thurman is of half Swedish descent. Her Father is German and her mother is Swedish.

10. John Travolta

Actor | Pulp Fiction

John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta. His father was of Italian descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, ...

Film Actor John Travolta is half Italian. His Father is Italian.

11. Matt LeBlanc

Actor | Friends

Matt LeBlanc was born on 25 July 1967 in Newton, Massachussetts. His mother, Patricia, is of Italian origin, and worked as an office manager, and his father, Paul LeBlanc, who was from a French-Canadian family, was a mechanic. After graduating from high school, he spent some time as a photo model ...

Film Actor Matt LeBlanc is half Italian. His Mother is Italian and his Mother is French Canadian.

12. Jennifer Aniston

Actress | Friends

Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City ...

Jennifer Aniston is half Greek. Her Father is Greek.

13. Shia LaBeouf

Actor | Honey Boy

Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...

Film Actor Shia LaBeouf is half. His Father is French.

14. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor | The 6th Day

With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a man from Austria

15. Lou Ferrigno

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

An internationally famous and well respected bodybuilder / actor, Lou Ferrigno first appeared on TV screens in 1977 as the musclebound title character of The Incredible Hulk (1977), the alter ego of meek scientist David Banner. Ferrigno was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1951 and as a child ...

Lou Ferrigno is a man from Italy.

16. John Cena

Actor | Trainwreck

John Felix Anthony Cena was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts to Carol Cena and John Cena. He is of Italian (father) and French-Canadian and English (mother) descent, and is the grandson of baseball player Tony Lupien. When he was in college, he played football. He then ...

John Cena is half Italian. His Father is Italian.

17. Mark Wahlberg

Producer | The Fighter

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

Mark Wahlberg is half Swedish. His Father is Swedish.

18. Billy Zane

Actor | Titanic

William George Zane, better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, to Thalia (Colovos) and William Zane, both of Greek ancestry. His parents were amateur actors and managed a medical technical school. Billy has an older sister, actress and singer Lisa Zane. Billy ...

Billy Zane is a man from Greece.

19. Scott Caan

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

Scott Caan is the son of tough guy actor James Caan. While it is obvious that he admires tough method actors like Marlon Brando and Sean Penn, Scott also has a strong egalitarian streak, evidenced by his reasoning for baring his body in films. He is quoted as saying that originally only the women ...

Scott is half German. His paternal grandparents were german immigrants.

20. Kris Kristofferson

Actor | Blade

Kris Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, to Mary Ann (Ashbrook) and Lars Henry Kristofferson. His paternal grandparents were Swedish, and his father was a United States Air Force general who pushed his son to a military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Pomona College in ...

Kris Kristofferson is half swedish. His paternal grandparents are Swedish.

21. Sasha Mitchell

Actor | Step by Step

Sasha Mitchell is a model, actor, and kick-boxer, who will forever be known for two roles. From 1990 to 1993, he took over for Jean-Claude Van Damme in the Kickboxer series, ending it with the fourth installment, Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor (1994). A black belt in tae kwon do, Sasha was once an ...

Sasha Mitchell is Russian.

22. Brigitte Nielsen

Actress | Red Sonja

Actress, model, presenter and singer Brigitte Nielsen was born July 15, 1963 in Rødovre, a little place near Copenhagen in Denmark. At the end of high school when she was sixteen, Gitte (her given name) left her family to begin her modeling career. She worked for top fashion designers like Giorgio ...

Film Actress Brigitte Nielsen who is known for her great acting in Beverly Hills Cop II, Rocky IV, Cobra etc is half Italian, half Danish.

23. Adam Sandler

Actor | The Waterboy

Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took ...

Adam Sandler is of Russian Descent

24. Cameron Diaz

Actress | Vanilla Sky

A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and a German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied ...

Cameron Diaz is of Cuban and German descent.

25. Adrian Pasdar

Actor | Near Dark

Adrian Pasdar was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to Rosemarie Pasdar (née Sbresny), who owns a travel agency, and Homayoon Pasdar, a prominent heart surgeon. His father is Iranian and his mother, who was born in Germany, is of German, and some Polish, descent. At the age of 2, his father moved ...

Adrian Pasdar who acted in films such as 'Top Gun' etc is of German and Iranian descent. His mum is German and his dad is Iranian.

26. Nick Nolte

Actor | Warrior

Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska and began his career on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse and in regional theatre productions. His breakthrough role was in the TV miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man (1976), playing the role of "Tom/Tommy Jordache". Nick Nolte said that when he played a young man in ...

Film Actor Nick Nolte is of German descent

27. Susan Sarandon

Actress | Thelma & Louise

It was after the 1968 Democratic convention and there was a casting call for a film with several roles for the kind of young people who had disrupted the convention. Two recent graduates of Catholic University in Washington DC, went to the audition in New York for Joe (1970). Chris Sarandon, who ...

Film Actress Susan is of Italian and German descent. Her mother is Italian and her father is German.

28. Michelle Pfeiffer

Actress | What Lies Beneath

Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California to Dick and Donna Pfeiffer. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer, and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their lives' work. She graduated from Fountain Valley High ...

Michelle Pfeiffer is of Swiss German n Swedish descent and German descent. Her mother is of Swiss German n Swedish descent and her father is of German descent.

29. David Duchovny

Actor | The X Files

David William Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960, in New York City, New York, USA. His father, Amram Ducovny, was a writer and publicist who was from a family of Jewish immigrants (from Ukraine and Poland), and worked for the American Jewish Committee. His mother, Margaret (Miller), was a ...

David Duchovny is of Scottish and Ukrainian and Polish Descent. His mother is of Scottish descent and his father is of Ukrainian and Polish descent.

30. Rob Lowe

Actor | St. Elmo's Fire

Rob Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a schoolteacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a lawyer. His brother is actor Chad Lowe. He has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Lowe's family moved to Dayton, Ohio, when he was a child. Rob broke ...

Rob Lowe is of German descent. His parents are from Germany.

31. Charlie Sheen

Actor | Two and a Half Men

Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965, in New York City. His father, actor Martin Sheen (born Ramon Antonio Gerard Estevez), was at the time just breaking into the business, with performances on Broadway. His mother, Janet Sheen (née Templeton), was a former New York art ...

Charlie Sheen is of Scottish and English descent and Spanish descent. His mother is of Scottish and English descent and is father is half Spanish.

32. John Saxon

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street

John Saxon appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You (1954) and George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954). Born...

John Saxon is of Italian descent.

33. Christopher Reid

Actor | House Party

Christopher Reid was born on April 5, 1964 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on House Party (1990), House Party 3 (1994) and Spec Ops: The Line (2012). He has been married to Kimberly Turner since June 19, 2004.

Christopher 'Kid' Reid, the rapper from the rap group Kid n Play also has some European descent. His father is Jamaican and his mother is Irish.

34. Nic Nemeth

Actor | Shallow Hal

Nic Nemeth was born on July 27, 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Nicholas Theodore Nemeth. He is an actor and producer, known for Shallow Hal (2001), WWE Smackdown! (1999) and WWE Saturday Morning Slam (2012).

WWE American Wrestler Dolph Ziggler is of Hungaraian descent.

35. Brock Lesnar

Actor | WrestleMania

Brock Lesnar was born on July 12, 1977 in Webster, South Dakota, USA as Brock Edward Lesnar. He is an actor, known for WrestleMania XIX (2003), Summerslam (2002) and WWE Unforgiven (2002). He has been married to Rena Mero since May 6, 2006. They have two children named, Turk & Duke. Lesnar also has...

WWE American Wrestler Brock Lesnar is of German descent.

36. Sasha Banks

Actress | WrestleMania 37

Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado is an American professional wrestler and actress better known as her WWE ring name Sasha Banks. Banks made her acting debut in season 2 of the acclaimed show The Mandalorian (2019) in the role of Koska Reeves.

She previously wrestled on the independent circuit, most notably...

WWE Female American Wrestler Sasha Banks is of African American and German descent.

37. Jan Hammer

Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels

Jan Hammer's musical career is as firmly rooted in the fundamentals of classical, jazz and rock as it is committed to the future of electronics, synthesized sound, the possibilities of interactive media, television, film and animation. His walls are lined with Grammy awards and gold and platinum ...

T.V and Film Musician is of Czechoslavakian descent.

38. Harold Faltermeyer

Soundtrack | Beverly Hills Cop

Harold Faltermeyer was born on October 5, 1952 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany as Hans Hugo Harold Faltermeier. He is known for his work on Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Top Gun (1986) and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). He was previously married to Karin Faltermeyer.

Film Musician Harold Faltermeyer is of German descent.

39. Judge Reinhold

Actor | Beverly Hills Cop

Judge Reinhold has been in over seventy-five motion picture and television roles and enjoys a 25-year relationship with an international audience of all ages. His films include Stripes, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Ruthless People, and Disney's Christmas franchise, The Santa Clause 1, 2 & 3. ...

Judge Reinhold is half German, half Irish. His Father is German and his mother is Irish.

40. Dan Aykroyd

Writer | Ghostbusters

Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Hélène (Gougeon), a secretary from a French-Canadian family, and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer who advised prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Aykroyd attended Carleton University in 1969, where...

Dan Aykroyd is half French Canadian. His mother is French Canadian and his Father Is English.

41. Jim Belushi

Actor | Red Heat

James Adam Belushi was born June 15, 1954, in Chicago, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. The third of four children - his brother was comedian John Belushi - he ...

James Belushi is of Albanian descent.

42. Leonard Nimoy

Actor | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Raised in a tenement and acting in community theaters since age eight, Nimoy did not make his Hollywood debut until he was 20, with a bit ...

Leonard Nimoy is of Ukranian descent.

43. Jan Vertonghen

Self | Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur

"Defender, Jan Vertonghen, was born on 24th April 1987 in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. A Belgian international, Vertonghen joined Dutch side Ajax and their famed academy in 2003, before signing professionally with them in 2006. He went on to play over 200 times in all competitions for them, landing the ...

Tottenham Hotspur Footballer Jan Vertonghen is a man from Belgium.

44. Sylvester Stallone

Actor | Rocky

Sylvester Stallone is a athletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director/producer, the movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 40 years, making "Sly" one of Hollywood's biggest-ever box office draws.

Sylvester Stallone was born on July 6, 1946, in...

Sylvester Stallone is half Italian. His father is Italian.

45. Joe Pantoliano

Actor | Memento

With more than 100 film, television and stage credits to his name, Joseph Peter Pantoliano is a prolific American character actor who has played many diverse and memorable roles, from Guido in Risky Business (1983) to Eddie Moscone in Midnight Run (1988), Cosmo Renfro in The Fugitive (1993), Cypher...

Joe Pantoliano who acted as Captain Howard in the films 'Bad Boys' and 'Bad Boys 2', is of Italian American descent.

46. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

Leonardo DiCaprio is half Italian, half Russian. His father is of Italian and German descent and is mother is Russian.

47. Rob Pilatus

Actor | Das Erbe der Guldenburgs

Rob Pilatus was born on June 8, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Pilatus. He was an actor, known for Das Erbe der Guldenburgs (1987), Rob & Fab: We Can Get It On (1992) and MC Hammer: 2 Legit 2 Quit (1991). He died on April 2, 1998 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany.

Rob Pilatus one of the singers of the 80's duo Milli Vanilli is half African American, half German. His father is African American and his mother is German.

48. Jon Bon Jovi

Soundtrack | Young Guns II

Jon Bon Jovi, was born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. On March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to parents John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. and Carol Sharkey.

Family: Jon's mother, Carol Sharkey, was a former model and one of the first Playboy Bunnies. She met Bon Jovi's father after she enlisted in the ...

Singer Jon Bon Jovi, the lead singer of the 80's Rock Group Bon Jovi, is half Slovakian, half German and Russian. His father is Slovakian and is mum is from German and Russian background.

49. Richard Crenna

Actor | Rambo III

Richard Donald Crenna was born in Los Angeles, California, into a modest-income family, the only child of Edith J. (Pollette) and Domenick Anthony Crenna, a pharmacist. His parents were both of Italian descent. His mother managed a small hotel in downtown Los Angeles, where Richard and his family ...

Actor Richard Crenna who acted as Col Trautman in the films 'First Blood', 'Rambo First Blood II' and 'Rambo III', is of Italian descent.

50. Cole Hauser

Actor | 2 Fast 2 Furious

Cole Hauser was born in Santa Barbara, California. He is the son of Cass Warner, who founded a film production company (Warner Sisters), and Wings Hauser, an actor. His grandfathers were screenwriters Dwight Hauser and Milton Sperling, and his maternal great-grandfather was film mogul Harry M. ...

Cole Hauser who acted as the evil Carter Verone in the film '2 Fast 2 Furious' is German.

51. Ted Levine

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Born in May 1957 in Bellaire, Ohio, he was among the last graduating class of the Windsor Mountain School in Lenox, Massachusetts. Attended Marlboro College in Vermont. Performed in summer stock and regional theaters in Vermont, Michigan and West Virginia before settling in Chicago and joining The ...

Ted Levine who acted as Sgt Tanner in the film 'The Fast and Furious' is half Russian. His Father is Russian and his mother is Welsh.

52. Linda Lusardi

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Linda Lusardi was born on September 18, 1958 in Palmers Green, London, England. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), P.R.O.B.E.: The Zero Imperative (1994) and The Bill (1984). She has been married to Samuel Kane since August 9, 1998. They have two children.

Former Page 3 Model Linda Lusardi known for her sexy body and sexy breasts, is from Italian descent.

53. Alison Moyet

Soundtrack | Wild Child

Born June 18,1961 in Essex. At the age of 21 gained mainstream success as one-half of the synthpop band Yazoo, together with Vince Clarke. As a duo recorded "Only You", "Situation", and "Don't Go". Now a solo artist with a name for herself in theater with her performance in the London revival of ...

Alison Moyet is half french. Her Father is French.

54. Novak Djokovic

Producer | The Game Changers

Novak Djokovic was born on May 22, 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He is an actor and producer, known for The Game Changers (2018), Wimbledon Official Film 2015 (2015) and French Open Live 2016 (2016). He has been married to Jelena Djokovic since July 10, 2014. They have two children.

Tennis Player Novak Djokovic is of Serbian descent.

55. Roger Federer

Self | The Argentine Miracle of Tennis

Federer is the former #1 ranked tennis player in the world, having held the number one position for a record 237 consecutive weeks.

He won the Indesit ATP 2004 Race on September 14. The ATP confirmed that his lead was insurmountable, marking what is believed to be the earliest a player has locked up...

Tennis Player Roger Federer is of Swiss descent.

Tennis Player Dominic Thiem is of Austrian descent.

57. Aga Radwanska

Self | Wimbledon

Aga Radwanska is a Polish former professional tennis player. Known for making intelligent use of the court,she won twenty career singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 2 in July 2012. Her achievements include winning the Women's Tennis Association Fan Favourite Award...

Female Tennis Player Agnieszka Radwanska is from Poland.

58. Michael Mann

Producer | The Insider

As a director, screenwriter, and producer, four-time Academy Award© nominee Michael Mann has established himself as one of the most innovative and influential filmmakers in American cinema. After writing and directing the Primetime Emmy Award-winning television movie The Jericho Mile (1979), Mann ...

T.V/Film Producer and Director Michael Mann is of Ukrainian descent.

59. Vera Farmiga

Actress | The Departed

Vera Farmiga is an American actress who has received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Up in the Air (2009) and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her roles in Bates Motel (2013) and When They See Us (2019).

She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, ...

Vera Farmiga who acted as Teresa Gazelle in the Paul Walker film 'Running Scared' is from Ukrainian descent.

60. Mariska Hargitay

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Mariska (Ma-rish-ka) Magdolna Hargitay was born on January 23, 1964, in Santa Monica, California. Her parents are Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. She is the youngest of their three children. In June 1967, Mariska and her brothers Zoltan and Mickey Jr. were in the back seat of a car when it was...

Mariska Hargitay who acts in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, is also from European descent. Her Father is Hungarian and her Mother is German.

61. Jordi Mollà

Actor | Riddick

One of Spain's best-recognized artistic personalities, Jordi Mollà is an actor, director, painter and a writer.

Jordi Mollà Perales was born in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Jordi was trained as an actor at the Barcelona Institute of Theatre and he also studied in Italy, ...

Jordi Molla who acted as Johnny Tapia in the film Bad Boys II is Spanish.

62. Chad Lindberg

Actor | The Fast and the Furious

Chad Lindberg was born on November 1, 1976 in Mount Vernon, Washington, USA as Chad Tyler Lindberg. He is known for his work on The Fast and the Furious (2001), I Spit on Your Grave (2010) and Alex Cross (2012).

Chad Lindberg who acted as Jesse in the film The Fast and Furious, is of Swedish, Irish, German, Scottish and English ancestry.

63. Ulrika Jonsson

Actress | L'annonce faite à Marie

Ulrika Jonsson is a United Kingdom-based Swedish television presenter and model.

She became known as a TV-am weather presenter, moved on to present Gladiators, and became a team captain of the show Shooting Stars.

After working as a secretary, Jonsson began her television career on TV-am in 1989, as ...

Ulrika Jonsson is of Swedish descent.

64. Miroslav Barnyashev

Actor | Countdown

Miroslav Barnyashev (born December 25, 1984) is a Bulgarian professional wrestler and former powerlifter and rower. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name Rusev on the SmackDown brand. He is the only Bulgarian to have wrestled for WWE. Rusev has generally played the ...

Miroslav Barnyashev aka WWE American Wrestler Rusev is Bulgarian.

65. Ralph Macchio

Actor | The Karate Kid Part III

Ralph George Macchio was born on November 4, 1961 in Huntington, Long Island, New York. He started out in various TV commercials in the late 1970s before appearing in the puerile comedy movie Up the Academy (1980), then a regular role in 1980 on the television series Eight Is Enough (1977) followed...

Ralph Macchio who acted in the films The Outsiders, The Karate Kid The Karate Kid II, The Karate Kid III etc is half Greek, half Italian. His Father is Greek and his mother is Italian.

66. Jesse Ventura

Actor | Predator

Jesse Ventura was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bernice Martha (Lenz), a nurse who was of German descent, and George William Janos, a steam fitter of Slovak ancestry. In November 1990, professional wrestler turned actor Jesse Ventura was elected to a four-year term as mayor of Brooklyn Park, ...

Jesse Ventura who acted as Blain in the Film 'Predator' and in the films Running Man and Demolition Man and is a retired WWE American Wrestler is half Slovakian, half German. His fathers Parents are from Slovakia and his mother is German.

67. Michael Biehn

Actor | Aliens

Michael Connell Biehn was born on July 31, 1956 in Anniston, Alabama, to Marcia (Connell) and Don Biehn, a lawyer. He grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and at age 14 moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he won a drama scholarship to the University of Arizona. He left prematurely two ...

Michael Biehn who acted as Kyle Reese in Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, is of German descent.

68. Elias Koteas

Actor | The Thin Red Line

Elias Koteas was born on March 11, 1961, in Montreal, Canada. Both his parents are of Greek descent. Elias attended Vanier College in Montreal before leaving to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1981, of which he is a graduate. He also attended the Actors Studio in ...

Elias Koteas who acts as Dt Alvin Olinsky in the excellent U.S Cop Show Chicago PD is Greek. His Parents are Greek.

69. Ray Romano

Actor | Everybody Loves Raymond

Ray Romano grew up in Forest Hills, Queens. He performed in the NYC comedy club circuit before landing a guest spot on The Letterman Show. It was here that he propelled his TV show Everybody Loves Raymond.

He was also the voice of the Mammoth in the extremely successful Ice Age Series Movies.

He is ...

Ray Romano who acts as Ray Barone in the hilarious T.V Sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond is of Italian descent.

70. Helen Mirren

Actress | RED

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

Helen Mirren is half English, half Russian. Her mother is English, her father is Russian.

71. Tchéky Karyo

Actor | Nikita

Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Tcheky Karyo grew up in Paris. He studied drama at the Cyrano Theatre and became a member of the Daniel Sorano Company, where he played numerous classical roles. He next joined the National Theatre of Strasbourg, where he starred in contemporary theatre as well as in such ...

Tcheky Karyo who acted as Fouchet in the film Bad Boys is of Greek descent. His mother is Greek.

72. Bronson Pinchot

Actor | True Romance

When Bronson Pinchot began auditioning for Broadway roles, he refused to do accents. Years later, his ability to do accents is what gave him his first break in film and led to television success as Balki Bartokomous, the odd cousin from a Mediterranean island who comes to live with Mark Linn-Baker ...

Bronson Pinchot who acted as Serge in the films Beverly Hills Cop and Beverly Hills Cop III is of Russian descent. His father is Russian.

73. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Lost in Translation

Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born on November 22, 1984 in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Her mother, Melanie Sloan is from a Jewish family from the Bronx and her father, Karsten Johansson is a Danish-born architect from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, ...

Scarlett Johanssons father is from Denmark and her mother is from Poland and Russia

74. Jane Wiedlin

Actress | Clue

Jane Wiedlin was born on May 20, 1958 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA as Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin. She is an actress and composer, known for Clue (1985), Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986). She was previously married to David Trotter and Ged ...

Jane Wiedlins father is of German and Swiss ancestry and her mother is from Lebanon.

75. Lady Gaga

Soundtrack | A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer.

Gaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, to Cynthia Louise (Bissett), a philanthropist and business executive, and Joseph Anthony ...

Lady Gaga has Italian and French Canadian roots.

76. Christina Aguilera

Soundtrack | The Voice

Christina Maria Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980 in Staten Island, New York City, New York to musician Shelly Loraine Fidler Kearns and U.S. Army sergeant Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera Monge. Her father is Ecuadorian and her mother, who is American-born, has English, Scots-Irish, and German ...

Christina Aguileras father is Ecuadorian and her mother has German, Irish, Welsh and Dutch ancestry.

77. Ariana Grande

Actress | Sam & Cat

Ariana Grande was born Ariana Grande-Butera on June 26, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande, a chief executive officer for Hose-McCann Communications & Edward Butera, a graphic designer, photographer, artist and Ibi Designs Inc. owner/founder. She starred in the 2008 musical, 13 before ...

Ariana Grande is of Italian descent.

78. Sebastian Vettel

Actor | Cars 2

Sebastian Vettel was born on July 3, 1987 in Heppenheim, Hesse, Germany. He is an actor, known for Cars 2 (2011), Formula 1 (1950) and Formula 1: BBC Sport (2009).

Formula One Racing Driver Sebastian Vettel is of German descent.

79. Michael Schumacher

Actor | Cars

Michael Schumacher is a German retired racing driver. He is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He was named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year twice.

Schumacher holds many of Formula One's driver records, including ...

Retired Racing Driver Michael Schumacher is of German descent.

80. Vanessa Paradis

Actress | L'arnacoeur

Vanessa Paradis is a renowned French actress, model and singer born in 1972. She started her career as a model and singer before becoming a movie star. Her song "Joe Le Taxi" brought her success in 15 countries at the age of 14. Later, in 1990, she was awarded a 'César' (French equivalent of Oscar)...

Singer Vanessa Paradis is of French descent.

81. Aidan Gillen

Actor | Game of Thrones

Aidan Gillen is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (1999), John Boy in the RTÉ Television series ...

Aiden Gillen who acted as evil villain Miles Jackson in the film '12 Rounds' with John Cena, is Irish.

82. Dwight Schultz

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Dwight Schultz was born on November 24, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as William Dwight Schultz. He is known for his work on Star Trek: First Contact (1996), The A-Team (2010) and Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014). He has been married to Wendy Fulton since June 12, 1983. They have one child.

Dwight Schultz who acted as Murdock in the classic 80's T.V Show The A-Team, is of German descent.

83. Joe Pesci

Actor | Goodfellas

Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor, and by the mid-1950s, was starring on the series "Star Time Kids"....

Joe Pesci is of Italian descent.

84. Robert Z'Dar

Actor | Tango & Cash

Robert Z'Dar was born Robert James Zdarsky on June 3, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. He caught the acting bug while attending Proviso West High School in Hillside. He received a BFA from Arizona State University. Prior to acting Z'Dar was a singer/keyboardist/guitar player for the Chicago-based rock ...

Robert Z'Dar who played Matt Cordell in the Maniac Cop films, is of Lithuanian descent.

85. Mia Sara

Actress | Timecop

Mia Sara is an American actress. She is best known for Legend (1985) and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

She also had minor roles in A Stranger Among Us (1992) and Timecop (1994).

In 1996, she married Jason Connery, son of Sean Connery, with whom she performed in Bullet to Beijing (1995). In June ...

Mia Sara who acted in Ferris Buellers Day Off as Sloane Peterson is of Italian American descent.

86. Elsa Pataky

Actress | Furious 6

Elsa Pataky was born Elsa Lafuente Medianu in Madrid, Spain. Her mother, Cristina Pataky Medianu, is a publicist of Romanian and Hungarian ancestry, and her father, José Francisco Lafuente, is a Spanish biochemist. She attended the Universidad de San Pablo CEU where she studied journalism and began...

Elsa Pataky who acted in Fast and Furious 5, 6 and 7 as Elena Neves is half Spanish, half Hungarian.

87. Adrien Brody

Actor | The Pianist

Adrien Nicholas Brody was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the only child of retired history professor Elliot Brody and Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy. He accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice, and credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the ...

Adrien Brody is half Hungarian, half Czech.

88. Harvey Keitel

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Miriam (Klein) and Harry Keitel. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976), Ridley Scott's The Duellists (...

Harvey Keitel is half Romanian, half Polish.

89. Steve Buscemi

Actor | Fargo

Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to...

Steve Buscemis father is Italian and his mum is of Irish, English and Dutch ancestry.

90. Hector Elizondo

Actor | Pretty Woman

Hector Elizondo was born in New York City, New York, where he was raised, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo. Hector is of Basque and Puerto Rican descent, and "Elizondo" means "at the foot of the church" in Basque. His lifestyle...

Hector Elizondo who acted as Jon Flint in Beverly Hills Cop III is of Spanish descent.

91. Carmen Argenziano

Actor | Identity

Carmen Argenziano was born on October 27, 1943 in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania. He was an actor. known for his work on hundreds of films and TV series throughout his fifty year career. He was in The Accused (1988), Stand and Deliver (1988), The Godfather: Part II (1974), Identity (2003), and many more...

Carmen Argenziano who acted in the film Blue Streak is of Italian descent.

92. Al Pacino

Actor | Serpico

Alfredo James "Al" 'Pacino established himself as a film actor during one of cinema's most vibrant decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies.

He was born April 25, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, to Italian-American parents, Rose (nee Gerardi)...

Al Pacino is of Italian American descent.

93. Angelina Jolie

Actress | Maleficent

Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress who rose to fame after her role in Girl, Interrupted (1999), playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become ...

Angelina Jolie is of half German and Slovak descent and half french French Canadian, Dutch and German.

94. Jerry Bruckheimer

Producer | Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Jerry Bruckheimer is a film and television producer born on September 21, 1943 in Detroit. He graduated from high school in 1961 before it was moving to Arizona. He started his career in 1968 to produce television commercials and advertising for the firm BBD&O in New York.

He left the commercial ...

U.S Film Producer is of German descent.

95. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. He has Filipino and Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself to achieve his dream of...

WWE American Wrestler/Film Actor Dave Bautista aka Bautista is of half Greek descent. His mother is Greek but his father is not.

96. Claudio Castagnoli

Actor | The Wrestler

Swiss professional wrestler known for his work for Ring of Honor, CHIKARA, CZW, IWA Mid-South, Pro Wrestling Guerilla and many other promotions under his own name and for WWE as Cesaro, formerly Antonio Cesaro. Debuted in 2000 and competed all over Europe, debuting in the U.S. in 2004. He and Chris...

WWE American Wrestler Claudio Castagbolli aka Cesaro is of Swiss descent.

97. Kelly LeBrock

Actress | Weird Science

Kelly LeBrock was born in New York and raised in London. She is the daughter of a French-Canadian father and an Irish mother. Kelly LeBrock began her career as a model beginning at the age of sixteen. She has appeared on hundreds of covers and magazines including a Christian Dior ad. She became one...

Kelly LeBrock who acted in Weird Science and Hard To Kill with Steven Seagal is half French Canadian and half Irish. Her Father is French Canadian and her mother is Irish.

98. Lenny Kravitz

Actor | The Hunger Games

Four time Grammy Award-winner Leonard Albert Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, the only child of actress Roxie Roker and Hollywood producer Sy Kravitz. The family moved to California when Lenny was ten. His father was Jewish and his mother was of ...

Singer Lenny Kravitz is half Ukrainian and half Bahamian and African American. His father is from Ukraine and his mother is of Bahamian and African American descent.

99. Mark Knopfler

Soundtrack | Wag the Dog

Mark Knopfler recorded his first single at age 16, but it was never released, He started the band Dire Straits in 1977, they were signed to Vertigo Records in 1978 and recorded the album "Dire Straits", which featured their first major hit single, "Sultans of Swing". Their follow-up albums include ...

Mark Knopfler is the lead guitarist and singer of the group Dire Straits. His mother is British and his father is Hungarian.

100. Yazz

Soundtrack | French and Saunders

Yazz was born on May 19, 1960 in Shepherd's Bush, London, England as Yasmin Marie Evans. She is an actress and composer, known for French and Saunders (1987), Welcome to the 80's (2009) and Rebirth of a British Icon V7497 (2019).

80's Singer Yazz who was known for her hit singles Doctorin The House and The Only Way Is Up with The Plastic Population is half Jamaican and half British. Her father is Jamaican and her mother is British.



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