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Shaike Ophir (1929–1987)

Born In Jerusalem Novenber 4th, 1929. Fourth generation Israeli. Educated at "Alliance" school of Jerusalem. In his teens studied at "Haohel" Theatre Studio. at the age of 15 joined the "Palmach" underground forces and participated in safeguarding the convoys to Jerusalem. Also fought at the "Palyam" (Palmach's Naval section), where he met Dan ... See full bio »


(age 57) in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Known For

The Policeman
The Policeman Constable Sgt. Abraham Azulai
King Solomon's Mines
Abu el Banat
Abu el Banat Sabbatai Alfandari
Ha-Shu'al B'Lool Hatarnagalot


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 1987 Sleeping Beauty
Master Elf (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1987 M.A.S.H.A. (TV Series)
Mr. Sohar
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Mr. Sohar
 1986 America 3000
Lelz (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1986 The Delta Force
Father Nicholas (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1985 King Solomon's Mines
Kassam (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1979 Ta'ut Bamispar
Superintendent Moshe Cohen
 1979 The Magician of Lublin
 1979 Salem u Taalem (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1979)
 1978 Ha-Shu'al B'Lool Hatarnagalot
Amitz Dolniker
 1977 Mivtsa Yonatan
Gadi Arnon (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1977 Ha-Gan
 1975 Diamonds
Moshe (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1973 The House on Chelouche Street
Haim (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1973 Abu el Banat
Sabbatai Alfandari
 1971 Carlos (TV Movie)
 1969 Te'alat Blaumilch
Police Officer
 1969 Ramon Yendias Flucht (TV Movie)
Garcia (as Scheike Ophir)
 1967 Humoresken in de Humorhal (TV Movie)
 1967 Ervinka
The Sergeant
 1964 Hor B'Levana
 1963 El Dorado
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
- Turn the Key Deftly (1960) ... (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1960 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Fifth Column (1960) ... (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1960 The Fifth Column (TV Movie)
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- The Waxwork (1959) ... Armstrong (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
- Spider Web (1958) ... Spider
 1958 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
- Rumpelstiltskin (1958) ... Rumpelstiltskin (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1956 Ma'aseh B'Monit
Soldier (as Shy Ophir)
 1956 B'Ein Moledet
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Alternate Names:

Shai K. Ofir | Scheike Ophir | Shai K. Ophir | Shy Ophir

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The Israeli Films Academy awards are named after him - Ophir Awards. See more »

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