Israeli actors died at age 80

Here are 1 famous actors from Israel died at 80:

Ephraim Kishon

Ephraim Kishon (August 23, 1924 Budapest-January 29, 2005 Appenzell) also known as Ephraim. Kishon or Ferenc Hoffmann was an Israeli writer, screenwriter, film director, film producer, actor and playwright. His children are Rafael Kishon, Amir Kishon and Renana Kishon.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Kishon was born as Ferenc Hoffmann in Budapest and his family later immigrated to Israel in 1949. He served in the Israeli army during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war and began his writing career as a satirist for a Budapest newspaper. He wrote in Hebrew and was a columnist for the Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv. Kishon published over 30 books and his works have been translated into 37 languages. He is best known for his humorous and satirical writing, often tackling political and social issues. In 1964, Kishon won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film for his movie "Sallah Shabati." He was also awarded the Israel Prize for literature in 2002. Kishon's legacy continues to influence Israeli literature and media today.

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