Israeli actors died in Myocardial infarction

Here are 2 famous actors from Israel died in Myocardial infarction:

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 called Rafael Kishon, Amir Kishon and Renana Kishon.

He was born to a Jewish family in Budapest, Hungary and grew up speaking Hungarian, which later became his writing language. During World War II, he survived the Holocaust by escaping a Nazi slave labor camp and hiding in a cellar for months.

After the war, Kishon became a journalist and began writing humorous essays and stories that were published in Israeli newspapers. He later expanded his writing to include plays, screenplay, and books. He became a cultural icon in Israel with his satirical works that often poked fun at Israeli bureaucracy and society.

Kishon directed and produced several successful Israeli films and plays, including "Sallah Shabati," which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1965. He was also a beloved actor, often appearing in his own movies and plays as a character actor.

His literary works have been translated into more than 30 languages and sold millions of copies worldwide. Kishon was a recipient of numerous awards for his contribution to Israeli culture and was highly regarded as one of Israel's most important writers and artists.

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Yisrael Poliakov

Yisrael Poliakov (July 7, 1941 Jerusalem-October 30, 2007 Petah Tikva) a.k.a. Israel Poliakov, Yisrael "Poli" Poliakov or Poli was an Israeli comedian and actor. He had two children, Yael Poliakov and Itamar Poliakov.

Yisrael Poliakov began his career in entertainment in the 1960s. He first came to prominence on the TV show "Zehu Ze!" where he performed as a sketch comedian. He later starred in various Israeli movies and TV shows throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including the popular series "Ramat Aviv Gimmel".

In addition to his work in front of the camera, Poliakov was also a writer, director, and producer. He wrote several plays and comedy sketches that were performed on Israeli stages. He also directed and produced a number of TV shows and films.

Outside of his entertainment career, Yisrael Poliakov was a vocal advocate for peace in the Middle East. He was a supporter of liberal Israeli political parties and often spoke out against the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Poliakov's death in 2007 was a great loss to Israeli entertainment. He is remembered fondly for his humor, wit, and dedication to his craft.

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