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Daniella Kertesz is a Actor Israelienne born on 11 march 1989 at Jerusalem (Israel)

Daniella Kertesz

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Nationality Israel
Birth 11 march 1989 (32 years) at Jerusalem (Israel)

Daniella Kertesz (דניאלה קרטס; March 11, 1989) is an Israeli actress.

She is best known for her role as "Segen" in the 2013 film World War Z. She also stars in the role of Onie in the psychological thriller/horror movie feature film AfterDeath, set to come out in 2015.


Kertesz was born in Ramat HaSharon, Israel. Her father, Gabriel Kertesz, came to Israel at age nine from Transylvania, and is an architect known for developing and preserving neighborhoods such as Yemin Moshe and Mishkenot Sha'ananim in Jerusalem, Hameyasdim Street in Zichron Yaakov, and the aqueduct in Caesarea. Her mother, Dorothy, was born in Belgium and came to Israel at age 20, was an English teacher, and owned the Ariel Art Gallery in Jerusalem in the 1980s, and comes from a family of diamond dealers and Holocaust survivors. She is the youngest child in her family. Her father was in an anti-aircraft unit in the Israeli Defense Forces, and her brother is a Cobra pilot.

Kertesz spent her childhood growing up in Yemin Moshe in Jerusalem. She moved to Tel Aviv when she was 14 years old.

Kertesz originally was an avid dancer, studying dance from age three and attending the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance. But her last summer living in Jerusalem, before she was to enter ninth grade, while visiting her brother in Tel Aviv she met a casting director in the stairwell of his building, and the casting director offered her an audition for a new television series. She was given the part, and her first appearance was in the Israeli television series Reds (Adumot), created by brothers Uri Barbash and Benny Barbash, at the age of 14. She was the main character Noa Sperling, a 15-year-old soccer player who creates a girls-only team after being kicked off the boys' team. The show aired for two seasons.

She then had small roles in two series in 2007, Screenz and Custody (Mishmoret), created by Irit Linur, in which she played Tamar, the young daughter of a twice-divorced father.
Kertesz then acted in "Masks," a drama series on the Yes satellite network about relationships in a video chat room, playing a soldier caught up in a destructive love affair with a Russian student living in New York.

Kertesz came to greater prominence playing in 13 episodes of the 2008 Israeli Channel 10 series The Naked Truth (Ha-Emet Ha’Eroma) as missing 17-year-old Hagar Ben David. That year she also played Avia, an innocent girl, in Israel Channel 10’s Loving Anna ( "Le'ehov et anna").

Kertesz is best known for her role as "Segen" (a word literally meaning "deputy," but translated accurately as "lieutenant"), a junior officer in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) assigned to protect Brad Pitt's character's life, in the 2013 film World War Z. She auditioned for the part in Tel Aviv, and then in Malta with director Marc Forster and the producers.

She also stars in the role of Onie in the psychological thriller/horror movie feature film AfterDeath, set to come out in early 2015.

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Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
(1 films)
Marc Forster
Marc Forster
(1 films)
Ludi Boeken
Ludi Boeken
(1 films)
Graham King
Graham King
(1 films)
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Filmography of Daniella Kertesz (1 films)

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World War Z, 1h56
Directed by Marc Forster
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Films about children, La fin du monde, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Films set in the future, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Political films, Dystopian films, Arme nucléaire, Disaster films
Actors Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox, Ludi Boeken, David Andrews
Roles Segen
Rating69% 3.498043.498043.498043.498043.49804
A zombie outbreak erupts in metropolitan areas around the world; those bitten by the creatures become zombies themselves within twelve seconds. Retired UN investigator Gerry Lane, his wife Karen, and their two daughters manage to escape the outbreak in Philadelphia and take shelter with a family in Newark while waiting for special evacuation the next day, thanks to Gerry's friend UN Deputy Secretary-General Thierry Umuntoni. They find a shelter for the night while waiting for a rescue helicopter. Their hosts choose not to accompany them when they flee the next day, and are subsequently bitten and changed by zombies. Their son, Tommy, manages to escape, and Gerry's family takes him in. They are flown to an offshore U.S. Navy carrier group near New York where Umuntoni is overseeing the remaining worldwide governments' reactions.