Chaim Topol

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Actor • Singer • Illustrator

Birth Date: September 9, 1935

Death Date: March 8, 2023

Birth Place: Tel Aviv, Israel

Zestful, vigorous lead and supporting player, best known for his Tevye in the screen version of "Fiddler on the Roof" (1971)--a role he had previously played on the Tel Aviv and London stage. Since then Topol has worked primarily in the theater, making infrequent appearances in such films as "Before Winter Comes" (1968), "The Public Eye" (1972), "Galileo" (1974) and the James Bond actioner "For Your Eyes Only" (1980) and on TV in "Winds of War" (1982) and "War and Remembrance" (1988). Topol died on March 8, 2023 in Tel Aviv, Israel at the age of 87.

Credits

Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen

Self
Movie
2022

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

Self
Movie
2019

Left Luggage

Actor
Mr. Apfelschnitt
Movie
1998

War and Remembrance

Actor
Berel Jastrow
Miniseries
1988

For Your Eyes OnlyStream

Actor
Columbo
Movie
1981
69%

Flash GordonStream

Actor
Dr. Hans Zarkov
Movie
1980
83%

Tales of the Unexpected

Actor
Professor Max Kelada
Show
1979

The House on Garibaldi Street

Actor
Michael
Movie
1979

Mission David

Actor
Movie
1979

Galileo

Actor
Galileo Galilei
Movie
1973

The Going Up of David Lev

Actor
Chaim
Movie
1973

Great PerformancesStream

Guest
Franchise
1972

The Public Eye

Actor
Julian Cristoforou
Movie
1972

Fiddler on the RoofStream

Actor
Tevye
Movie
1971
80%

A Talent for Loving

Actor
General Molina
Movie
1969

Before Winter Comes

Actor
Janovic
Movie
1969

Ervinka

Actor
Ervinka
Movie
1967

Cast a Giant ShadowStream

Actor
Abou Ibn Kader
Movie
1966

Sallah

Actor
Sallah Shabati
Movie
1964

The Danny Kaye ShowStream

Guest
Variety Show
1963

El Dorado

Actor
Benny Sherman
Movie
1963

I Like Mike

Actor
Mikha
Movie
1961

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