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Sasson Gabai

Sasson Gabai was born on November 24, 1947 in Baghdad, Iraq. He is an actor, known for The Band's Visit (2007), Rambo III (1988) and When Pigs Have Wings (2011). See full bio »

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Known For

The Band's Visit
The Band's Visit Lieutenant-colonel Tawfiq Zacharya
Rambo III
Rambo III Mousa
When Pigs Have Wings
Hunting Elephants


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 2015 The Kind Words
The Father
 2014-2015 Mermaids (TV Series)
Uzi Reguan
- Whale on the Beach (2015) ... Uzi Reguan
- Pressure Chamber (2015) ... Uzi Reguan
- Freediving (2015) ... Uzi Reguan
- Costume Party (2015) ... Uzi Reguan
- The Third Man (2015) ... Uzi Reguan
 2013 Kidon
Yair Yitzhaki (as Sasson Gabay)
 2013 Hunting Elephants
 2012 Special Ops (TV Series)
 2011 When Pigs Have Wings
Jafaar (as Sasson Gabay)
 2011 Restoration
Mr. Fidelman
 2010 Eretz Nehederet (TV Series)
Prof. Amos Maatuk, Lital's father
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... Prof. Amos Maatuk, Lital's father
 2009 Polishuk (TV Series)
Robi Polishuk
 2008/I Hello, Goodbye
Le chef de la police
 2008 House of Saddam (TV Mini-Series)
Ahmed Al Bakr
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Ahmed Al Bakr
 2006 Djihad! (TV Movie)
Abdel Khaliq (as Sasson Gabbay)
 2006 Aviva, My Love
Oded Zar
 2005 Hadar Milhama (TV Series)
Ya'akov Hilbi
- Yesh Dvarim She'ratziti Lomar (2005) ... Ya'akov Hilbi
 2004 Year Zero
Guide-Dogs Trainer
 2001 The Order
 2001 Made in Israel
Perach (as Sason Gabai)
 2001 Poker Face (TV Movie)
 2001 Zinzana (TV Series)
- Ma Ani E'eseh Ba-Chutz (2001) ... Kakun
 2000 Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol
Minister Oman
 1999 Egoz (TV Movie)
 1998 Escape: Human Cargo (TV Movie)
Suliman Nasir Rasi
 1995 Tzaleket
 1995 Sitton (TV Series)
Gavriel Sitton
 1994 Mishpat Kastner (TV Mini-Series)
Israel (Rudolf / Reszo) Kastner
 1994 The Patriots
Cop 1 Israel
 1992 Sipurei Tel-Aviv
 1992 Blink of an Eye
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
Marwan Khreesat
 1990 Ha-Mahtzeva
Moshe David
 1990 Onat Haduvdevanim
 1988 Steal the Sky (TV Movie)
Kamel Djern
 1988 Rambo III
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
General Haled
- The Impossible Spy (1987) ... General Haled (as Sason Gabay)
 1987 Witness in the War Zone
 1984 The Ambassador
Arab Student
 1982 Krovim Krovim (TV Series)
 1976 Ha'Yladim Mi'Shchunat Chaim (TV Series)
Sasson the Youth Guide
- Whole and Parts: Part 2 (1976) ... Sasson the Youth Guide
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Sasson the Youth Guide
 1973 Or Min Hahefker
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Other Works:

Played Raymond in stage adaptation of Rain Man and Fagin in the musical, Oliver! in Israel

Alternate Names:

Sason Gabai | Sason Gabay | Sasson Gabay | Sasson Gabbay

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Born in Iraq, but has been living in Israel since his very early years.

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