He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Hannah Gordon, Christopher Cazenove, Keith Michell, Patricia Routledge, David William, and Jeremy Sinden in the cast. Peter Dews was director.
Chaim Topol | Haim Topol | Haym Topol
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Anyone who ever plays Tevye should be thankful to Zero Mostel
. He gave us all room and I know I wouldn't have done the movie without the advantage of a year's rehearsal on stage.
Was on active duty with the Israeli army when he was nominated for an Oscar for "Fiddler on the Roof" in early 1972. He was granted leave so he could attend the ceremony in Los Angeles that year.