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Ephraim Kishon (1924–2005)


Ephraim Kishon was born on August 23, 1924 in Budapest, Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for The Fox in the Chicken Coop (1978), Sallah (1964) and The Big Dig (1969). He was married to Lisa Witasek, Sara Lipovitz and Hava Klamer. He died on January 29, 2005 in Appenzell, Kanton Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Known For

Sallah Writer
(1964)
The Big Dig Writer
(1969)
The Policeman Writer
(1971)

Filmography

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 2017 Heinz Marecek: Ein Fest des Lachens - Weihnachten einmal anders (TV Movie) (segment "'Vertrauen ist gut, Geschenke sind besser'")
 2016 Bulmus: Caught in the Net (Short) (story by)
 2008 Marriage Agreement (stage play)
 1996 Cuestión de gustos (Short) (story)
 1995 Sipurey Efraim (TV Series) (book "Sefer Mishpachti")
 1986 Der Trauschein (TV Movie)
 1986 Zieh den Stecker raus, das Wasser kocht (TV Movie) (writer)
 1984 Der Trauschein (TV Movie) (play "The Licence") / (screenplay)
 1981 Der Schützling (TV Movie)
 1980 Play Kishon (TV Movie)
 1979 Der Idiot im Hintergrund (TV Movie) (idea)
 1978 The Fox in the Chicken Coop (screenplay) / (story)
 1977-1978 Ein verrücktes Paar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (writer)
 1978 Het was de leeuwerik (TV Movie)
 1976 Lieben Sie Kishon? (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Erholung in Israel/Soziale Fürsorge (1976) ... (written by)
 1976 Rotweißrotkehlchen (TV Movie) (with contributions by)
 1976 Es war die Lerche (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 The Going Up of David Lev (TV Movie)
 1971 The Policeman
 1969 Zieh den Stecker raus, das Wasser kocht (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 The Big Dig (play and screenplay)
 1967 Ervinka
 1967 L'idolo delle scene (TV Movie)
 1967 Der Trauschein (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Der Trauschein (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Die Heiratsurkunde (TV Movie) (writer)
 1964 Sve same varalice (TV Movie)
 1964 Instalater Stuks (TV Movie)
 1964 Ofsajd (TV Movie)
 1964 Socijalno (TV Movie)
 1964 Sallah (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Inkognito (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Der Trauschein (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Schwarz auf Weiß (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Onder hoge bescherming (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Look Back, Mrs. Lot". London: Andre Deutsch ASIN: B0000CL68E

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Spouse:

Lisa Witasek  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Being a popular Israeli writer, he still felt he was getting negative treatment from the Israeli media due to the fact he was rather right wing in his political views. See more »

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