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|Artist||Rob C. Croes / Anefo|
|Credit||Edited version of Nationaal Archief|
|Desc||Film "Fiddler on the roof" in Tuschinsky Amsterdam, v.l.n.r Topol, Lex Goudsmit, Norman Jewison (regisseur) 21 oktober 1971|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0|
Chaim Topol is ...
|Born||9 September 1935 in Tel Aviv|
|Died||8 March 2023 in Tel Aviv|
|Age||87 years, 6 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||Israel|
|Manner of death||natural causes|
|Occupation||actor, stage actor, dub actor, illustrator, painter, writer, poet, film actor, singer and film producer|
|Nominated for||Academy Award for Best Actor and Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical|
|Awards||Israel Prize, honorary doctorate of Haifa University, Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor, Kinor David and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy|
|Field of work||film acting|
About Chaim Topol
Chaim Topol, born on September 9, 1935, is an Israeli actor who has made a name for himself in both Israeli and international cinema. He is best known for his portrayal of Tevye in the film adaptation of the musical Fiddler on the Roof.
Topol was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, and began his acting career in the Israeli theater scene in the 1950s. He quickly gained recognition for his talent and was soon cast in his first film, I Like Mike, in 1961.
However, it was his role as Tevye in the 1971 film adaptation of Fiddler on the Roof that catapulted him to international fame. Topol's performance was widely praised, and he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
Topol continued to act in both Israeli and international films throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only and the Israeli film The House on Chelouche Street.
In addition to his acting career, Topol is also a singer and has released several albums throughout his career. He has also been involved in various humanitarian and philanthropic efforts, including serving as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations.
Despite his success, Topol has remained humble and dedicated to his craft. He once said, "I never thought of myself as a star. I always thought of myself as an actor who was lucky enough to get good parts."
- "Chaim Topol." IMDb, IMDb.com, www.imdb.com/name/nm0869544/.
- "Chaim Topol." Jewish Virtual Library, American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/chaim-topol.
Films - which cast members have died?
Chaim Topol has been a part of these films.
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For Your Eyes Only
1981 James Bond film by John Glen
1980 film by Mike Hodges
1975 film by Joseph Losey
Cast a Giant Shadow
1966 film by Melville Shavelson
1998 Dutch film
1964 film by Ephraim Kishon
The House on Garibaldi Street
1979 film by Peter Collinson
1972 film by Carol Reed
1967 film by Ephraim Kishon
Before Winter Comes
1969 film by J. Lee Thompson
1963 film by Menahem Golan
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