Down 511 this week

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 »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent

Fall TV Guide

Find out everything you need to stay up to date with the upcoming season in our Fall TV Guide!

Visit the Fall TV Guide

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 81 people
created 09 May 2012
a list of 33 people
created 15 May 2014
a list of 81 people
created 27 May 2014
a list of 24 people
created 30 Jul 2015
a list of 31 images
created 10 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Haim Topol's work have you seen?

User Polls

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


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (25 credits)
 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 Boys Will Never Believe It
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)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (28 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Jerry Bock's musical, "Fiddler on the Roof", at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London, England with Thelma Ruby, Jane Gurnett, Christopher Snell and Maria Charles in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Chaim Topol | Haym Topol | Topol


5' 10" (1.78 m)

Did You Know?

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.


In the late 1980s he toured the US in a stage revival of "Fiddler on the Roof." Unlike when he made the movie in 1971, he was Tevye's age by this time. The part of wife Golde was played by Rosalind Harris, who had played daughter Tzeitel in the movie. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Topol is awesome hogbolelly
Phantom of the Opera? bewareoftheflautist
CONTACT TOPOL mariajose_theoc
Stage version video? Hobbitfeet0894
songs skremer-3
Topol Hmbrd50
Discuss Haim Topol on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page