Here are 6 famous actors from Israel were born in 1947:
Amos Kollek (September 15, 1947 Jerusalem-) also known as Amos Kolleck is an Israeli film director, actor, film producer, writer and screenwriter.
He is best known for his films "Goodbye, New York" and "Fast Food, Fast Women". Kollek started his career as an actor in the 1970s before transitioning to directing in the 1980s. His films often explore the complexities of relationships and human connection in urban environments. Kollek's work has been screened at international film festivals, including Cannes and the Venice Biennale. He has also received nominations and awards for his achievements in film, including at the Israel Film Academy Awards. In addition to his work in film, Kollek has also written several books, including a memoir about his relationship with his father, the former mayor of Jerusalem.
Sasson Gabai (November 24, 1947 Baghdad-) a.k.a. Sasson Gabay, Sason Gabai or Sasson Gabbay is an Israeli actor.
He was born in Iraq to a Jewish family and immigrated to Israel with his family when he was just three years old. Gabai studied theatre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and began his acting career in the 1970s. He has since become a prominent figure in Israeli theatre, film, and television. Gabai is best known for his starring role in the 2007 film "The Band's Visit", which earned him critical acclaim and international recognition. He has also appeared in several other Israeli and international films, including "Rambo III" and "Muhammad: The Messenger of God". In addition to his acting career, Gabai has also directed and produced several theatre productions in Israel.
Sassi Keshet (November 24, 1947 Glil Yam-) a.k.a. Sasson Kosovsky is an Israeli actor.
He was born as Sasson Kosovsky to a family of Moroccan-Jewish descent. Keshet began his acting career in the early 1970s, and became known for his roles in Israeli films and TV series. He has also been involved in theater, both as an actor and as a director.
Throughout his career, Keshet has won many awards for his performances, including the Israeli Academy Award, the Ophir Award, and the Jerusalem Film Festival Award. In addition to his acting work, Keshet has also been a vocal advocate for social and political causes.
Today, he is considered one of the most respected and influential actors in Israel, and continues to play important roles in film, television, and theater.
Moshe Ish-Kassit (October 14, 1947 Israel-July 14, 1987 Israel) also known as Moshe Ish Cassit, Moshe Ish-Cassit or Moshe Ishkassit was an Israeli actor.
Ish-Kassit first gained recognition in the Israeli film industry for his lead role in the film "Siege". He went on to star in several other films such as "Hameyu'ad", "Dever Haskalah", and "Masa Alunkot". In addition to his work on the big screen, Ish-Kassit was also known for his performances on stage, particularly in his role as Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof". Despite his success, Ish-Kassit struggled with addiction throughout his career and tragically died of a drug overdose at the age of 39. His legacy as one of Israel's most talented actors lives on through his memorable performances on stage and screen.
Sefi Rivlin (November 7, 1947 Rishon LeZion-December 3, 2013 Ramat Gan) also known as Seffy Rivlin or Sefi Rivlin was an Israeli actor.
Throughout his career, Sefi Rivlin was a prominent figure in the Israeli film and theater industry. He graduated from the Beit Zvi School of Performing Arts, which led to his initial roles in stage productions and small roles in Israeli films. Rivlin's talent and unique personality quickly gained attention, and he became a well-known face on Israeli TV screens. He starred in several popular Israeli television series, including "Sallah Shabati" and "Parashat Hashavua," and hosted a prime-time talk show.
In addition to his work in film and television, Rivlin was also a distinguished theater actor. He had a deep love and respect for the theater and performed in plays both in Israel and abroad. One of his most notable performances was in the stage production of "The Servant of Two Masters" at the Habima National Theater.
Rivlin was also known for his activism and outspokenness about social and political issues in Israel. He was a proud Mizrahi Jew and often spoke out against discrimination and racism towards Mizrahi Jews in Israeli society. He was also an advocate for peace between Israelis and Palestinians and was actively involved in peace organizations and initiatives.
Sefi Rivlin passed away in 2013 at the age of 66 from complications related to cancer. He is remembered as a talented actor, a passionate activist, and a beloved figure in Israeli culture.
Dov Reiser (September 28, 1947 Israel-) otherwise known as Dovaleh Reiser is an Israeli actor.
He is known for his roles in several popular Israeli television series and films such as "The Island" and "Haborer". Born in Tel Aviv, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces for three years before beginning his career in acting. Reiser has been active in the Israeli entertainment industry since the 1970s and has won several accolades including an Ophir Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film "Bluff". In addition to acting, he also worked as a television host and voice-over artist. Reiser continues to work in the industry and has become a household name in Israel.