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Haim Topol

Haim Topol was born on September 9, 1935 in Tel Aviv, Palestine as Chaim Topol. He is an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Flash Gordon (1980). He has been married to Galia Topol since October 23, 1956. They have three children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Fiddler on the Roof
For Your Eyes Only
For Your Eyes Only Milos Columbo
Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon Dr. Hans Zarkov
Sallah Sallah Shabati


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 1998 Time Elevator (Short)
Shalem (as Topol)
 1998 Left Luggage
Yacov Apfelschnitt (as Chaim Topol)
 1993 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Dr. Rafik Hassan
- Treasure of the Mind (1993) ... Dr. Rafik Hassan (as Topol)
 1988-1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Berel Jastrow
- Part 11 (1989) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol)
- Part 10 (1989) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol)
- Part 9 (1989) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol, credit only)
- Part 8 (1989) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol)
- Part 7 (1988) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol)
 1988 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Professor Max Kelada
- Mr. Know-All (1988) ... Professor Max Kelada (as Topol)
 1987 Queenie (TV Series)
Dimitri Goldner
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Dimitri Goldner (as Topol)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Dimitri Goldner (as Topol)
 1985 Roman Behemshechim
Effi Avidar (as Topol)
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series)
Berel Jastrow
- Into the Maelstrom (1983) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol)
- The Changing of the Guard (1983) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol)
- Of Love and War (1983) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol)
- Defiance (1983) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol, credit only)
- Cataclysm (1983) ... Berel Jastrow (as Topol, credit only)
 1981 For Your Eyes Only
Milos Columbo (as Topol)
 1980 Flash Gordon
Dr. Hans Zarkov (as Topol)
 1979 The House on Garibaldi Street (TV Movie)
Michael (as Topol)
 1979 The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis (Video)
Abraham (as Topol)
 1975 Galileo
Galileo Galilei (as Topol)
 1974 The Best of Times (TV Movie) (as Topol)
 1973 The Going Up of David Lev (TV Movie)
Chaim (as Topol)
 1972 The Public Eye
Julian Cristoforou (as Topol)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Tevye (as Topol)
 1971 Ha-Tarnegol
Gadi Zur (as Topol)
 1969 A Talent for Loving
General Molina (as Topol)
 1969 Before Winter Comes
Janovic (as Topol)
 1967 Ervinka
 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
Abou Ibn Kader (as Topol)
 1964 Sallah
Sallah Shabati (as Haym Topol)
 1963 El Dorado
Benny Sherman
 1961 I Like Mike
Mikha (as Chaim Topol)
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He acted in Jerry Bock and Joseph Stein's musical, "Fiddler On the Roof", at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Miriam Karlin in the original London cast. Jerome Robbins was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Chaim Topol | Haym Topol | Topol


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

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.


One of his best friends - Rehavam ("Ghandi") Ze'evi, a minister in the Israeli government, was murdered in 2001 by a Palestinian Terrorist See more »

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