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Lior Ashkenazi

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Name  Lior Ashkenazi
Role  Actor

TV shows  BeTipul
Children  Ali Ashkenazi
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Spouse  Maya Amsellem (m. 2011), Shira Farber (m. ?–2004)
Parents  Victoria Ashkenazi, Shmuel Ashkenazi
Movies  Big Bad Wolves, Footnote, Walk on Water, Late Marriage, Yossi
Similar People  Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado, Tzahi Grad, Eytan Fox, Joseph Cedar

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Lior Ashkenazi (Hebrew: ליאור אשכנזי‎‎; born 28 December 1969) is an Israeli screen and stage actor.


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Early life

Ashkenazi was born to Sephardi Jewish immigrants from Turkey who moved to Israel in 1964. He grew up in the Neveh Yehoshua neighborhood in Ramat Gan. His father, Shmuel, worked as a printer. His mother, Victoria, was a housewife. His parents spoke Ladino at home, and it was his first language. At the age of 16, in the wake of problems in school, he moved to Kibbutz Regavim.

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In the Israel Defense Forces, he served as a paratrooper.


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He studied acting at Beit Zvi. After graduating in 1994, he worked for Habima and Beersheba Theater. He starred in many plays at Beit Lessin Theater under the direction of Zipi Pines, one of his teachers at Beit Zvi. He also appeared with the Cameri Theater in Tel Aviv, although Beit Lessin remained his home base.

Personal life

Ashkenazi was first married to actress Shira Farber. After his divorce, he had a relationship with playwright and screenwriter Sigal Avin. He also had a relationship with a woman whose identity remains unknown. In December 2011, he married producer Maya Amsellem. They had a daughter in August 2012.


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