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Israeli Actor-Director Avner Garbi dies at 70

5 June 2013 12:26 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Avner Garbi, an Israeli actor and director who co-founded the Jewish Repertory Theater in Gotham and was a founding member of the West Coast Ensemble, died May 22 in Los Angeles. He was 70.

Garbi was born on March 8, 1943 in Israel where he served in the army. After working in theater, he was cast in “Cast a Giant Shadow” with Kirk Douglas and moved to Gotham to pursue his acting career.

In 1974, he co-founded the Jewish Repertory Theater with Ran Avni.  He directed and acted in numerous plays, among them, “A Night In May” by Israeli playwright A.B. Yehoshua.

By 1983, Garbi moved to Los Angeles where he was a founding member of West Coast Ensemble and became associate director of Grace Players. Among the productions he directed were “Paradise Lost,” “Of Mice and Men” and an Arthur Miller Festival.

Garbi appeared in more than 100 plays, films and television shows in Israel, Gotham, »

- Michelle Salemi

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