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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

Shirley Temple's Storybook Rumpelstiltskin
The Policeman Constable Sgt. Abraham Azulai


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 1987 M.A.S.H.A. (TV Series)
Mr. Sohar
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Mr. Sohar
 1987 Sleeping Beauty
Master Elf (as Shai K. Ophir)
 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 Salem u Taalem (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1979)
 1979 Wrong Number
Superintendent Moshe Cohen
 1979 The Magician of Lublin
Schmul (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1978 The Fox in the Chicken Coop
Amitz Dolniker
 1977 Gonev Miganav Patoor
 1977 The Garden
 1977 Operation Thunderbolt
Gadi Arnon (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1975 The Father
 1975 Diamonds
Moshe (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1973 Daughters, Daughters
Sabbatai Alfandari
 1971 Carlos (TV Movie)
 1971 The Policeman
Constable Sgt. Abraham Azulai
 1969 The Big Dig
Police Officer
 1969 Ramon Yendias Flucht (TV Movie)
Garcia (as Scheike Ophir)
 1967 Ervinka
The Sergeant
 1967 Humoresken in de Humorhal (TV Movie)
 1964 Dalia and the Sailors
 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) ... Electrician (as Shai K. Ophir)
 1960 The Fifth Column (TV Movie)
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- The Waxwork (1959) ... Bourdette (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 Tel Aviv Taxi
Soldier (as Shy Ophir)
 1956 Without Home
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

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


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