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Ya'ackov Ben-Sira (1927–2016)

Ya'ackov Ben-Sira was born on March 20, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium. He was an actor, known for Sahara (1983), Puss in Boots (1988) and Das Schweigen des Dichters (1986). He died on February 4, 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel. See full bio »

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(age 88) in Tel Aviv, Israel
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Known For

Sahara
Sahara Mayor
(1983)
Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots Prime Minister
(1988)
Das Schweigen des Dichters
(1986)
Kazablan
Kazablan Mr. Spiegel
(1973)

Filmography

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 1992 Tipat Mazal
Baruch
 1990 Pasport (as Yakov Ben-Sira)
 1988 Puss in Boots
Prime Minister (as Yaakov Ben Sira)
 1987 Sleeping Beauty
1st Counsellor (as Yankele Ben Sira)
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7
Schnitzer sen.
 1987 Beauty and the Beast
Bailiff (as Yacov Ben Sira)
 1987 Rumpelstiltskin
Guard (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
 1986 Das Schweigen des Dichters
Schiffrin
 1985 Goodbye, New York
Travel Agent (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
 1985 Not Quite Paradise
Dobush (as Yaacov Ben Sira)
 1984 Operation Shtreimel (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
 1983 Nurit II
 1983 Sahara
Mayor (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
 1979 Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (TV Movie)
The Shopkeeper (as Jacob Ben Sira)
 1976 Rak Hayom
 1973 Kazablan
Mr. Spiegel (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
 1972 Salomonico
 1972 Nurith
 1971 7 fois... par jour (as Jacques Ben-Sira)
 1967 Ervinka
Hershkovic
 1964 Sallah
 1964 Dalia Vehamalahim
Chief
 1963 Rak Ba'Lira
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Alternate Names:

Jacques Ben-Sira | Yaacov Ben-Sira | Yakov Ben-Sira | Jacob Ben Sira | Yaacov Ben Sira | Yaakov Ben Sira | Yacov Ben Sira | Yankale Ben Sira | Yankele Ben Sira
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