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Mili Avital is a Actor Israelienne born on 30 march 1972 at Jerusalem (Israel)

Mili Avital

Mili Avital
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Nationality Israel
Birth 30 march 1972 (49 years) at Jerusalem (Israel)

Mili Avital (Hebrew: מילי אביטל‎; born 30 March 1972) is an Israeli-American actress. Avital built a successful international career. She started in her native Israel, starring on stage, film and Television, winning the Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1992, and nominated for Best Actress in 1994. That year she moved to New York and started to work almost immediately in America. She has maintained her career in both countries since.


Avital was born in Jerusalem, the daughter of graphic designers Noni and Iko Avital. Her family is Jewish. She was raised in Tel Aviv and Ra'anana. She attended the Thelma Yellin High School of Arts in Givatayim. She moved to New York in 1994, and continues to reside there with her husband, screenwriter Charles Randolph (The Life of David Gale, "The Interpreter", "Love and Other Drugs"), and their two children.

Avital served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Haifa University 2009-2013.

Best films

Stargate (1994)

Usually with

Doug Ellin
Doug Ellin
(1 films)
Jon Avnet
Jon Avnet
(1 films)
Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne
(3 films)
Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Mili Avital (13 films)

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Noodle (2007)
, 1h30
Origin Israel
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Mili Avital, Alon Abutbul
Roles Miri Calderone
Rating73% 3.6883153.6883153.6883153.6883153.688315
When the Chinese woman working in Israel for Miri Kalderon, an Israeli flight attendant, is suddenly deported for overstaying her work visa, her lack of Hebrew-language skills makes it impossible for her to convince the Israeli authorities that she has a young child with her. Miri, twice-widowed because of the ongoing Arab-Israeli wars, has been going through the motions of living, somehow detached from a real connection to life itself. Her decision to help reunite the child—nicknamed "Noodle"—with his mother, now back in Beijing, ends up helping her, not just the boy and his mother, in ways Miri herself could not have expected.
When Do We Eat?, 1h33
Directed by Salvador Litvak
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about families, Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Michael Lerner, Lesley Ann Warren, Jack Klugman, Shiri Appleby, Meredith Scott Lynn, Mili Avital
Roles Vanessa
Rating59% 2.9513352.9513352.9513352.9513352.951335
When Do We Eat? is the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family's Passover Seder. This is the family's first Seder in three years and the tension is high. Before the Seder, Zeke (Ben Feldman) slips his father (Michael Lerner) a pill that he believes to be a combination of ecstasy and LSD. As the night continues, the family releases secrets that cause fights but bring them closer in the end.
The Human Stain, 1h46
Directed by Robert Benton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about racism
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Jacinda Barrett, Wentworth Miller
Roles Young Iris
Rating62% 3.1484753.1484753.1484753.1484753.148475
In the late 1990s, writer Nathan Zuckerman (Gary Sinise) has settled in a lakeside New England cabin following his second divorce and a battle with prostate cancer. His quiet life is interrupted by Coleman Silk (Anthony Hopkins), a former dean and professor of classics at local Athena College, who was forced to resign after being accused of making a racist remark in class. Coleman's wife died suddenly following the scandal, and he wants to avenge his loss of career and companion by writing a book about the events with Nathan's assistance.
The Young Girl and the Monsoon, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Terry Kinney, Ellen Muth, Mili Avital, Tim Guinee, Diane Venora, Domenick Lombardozzi
Roles Erin
Rating55% 2.7729752.7729752.7729752.7729752.772975
The Young Girl and the Monsoon centers around a fraught relationship between father and daughter. Hank a 39-year-old photo-journalist (Kinney) has agreed to look after his 13-year-old daughter Constance (Muth) for several weeks, while his ex-wife goes on a holiday with her new husband. Hank has compartmentalized his life in such a way that his daughter doesn't know anything about his 26-year-old girlfriend, Erin (Avital). Suddenly Erin wants to marry Hank and have his children, but he can't cope and drops her.
Uprising (2001)
, 2h57
Directed by Jon Avnet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer, Jon Voight, Donald Sutherland, Stephen Moyer
Roles Devorah Baron
Rating71% 3.5953553.5953553.5953553.5953553.595355
Polish Jews imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto rise up against the Nazi German army in 1943.
Arabian Nights (TV miniseries), 2h55
Directed by Steve Barron
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Historical
Actors Mili Avital, Dougray Scott, Jason Scott Lee, Alan Bates, James Frain, James Callis
Roles Scheherezade
Rating77% 3.8963953.8963953.8963953.8963953.896395
The series starts in Baghdad at an undetermined time (since the story teller seems to live during the 8th century, but the stories that are told take place during the era of muskets, Englishmen, and queue-era Chinese hairstyles, which means they take place in the 17th century at the earliest). The Sultan Shahryar (Dougray Scott) has gone mad after accidentally killing his treacherous wife during a failed coup d'état, which she had planned with Shahryar's brother Schahzenan (James Frain). In his madness, Shahryar believes that all women now want to kill him, but the law states that the Sultan must be married again or the throne will be passed to his brother. Shahryar therefore orders Grand Vizier Ja'Far (Jim Carter) to bring him one of his concubines from the harem to marry and then have executed the next day.
Animals with the Tollkeeper, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Tim Roth, Mili Avital, Rod Steiger, Mickey Rooney, John Turturro, O-Lan Jones
Roles Fatima
Rating68% 3.4408153.4408153.4408153.4408153.440815
Dans le désert de l’Utah, en 1933, trois jeunes cinéastes français réalisent un film sur un vieil homme qui depuis cinquante ans rêve de faire fortune avec un péage automobile. Soixante ans après on retrouve, à New York, la même équipe de cinéastes qui croise Henry Berst, un chauffeur de taxi qui après avoir été agressé et presque tué par un malfrat, sombre dans une terrible dépression et aperçoit dans ses hallucinations un angelot nu.
Polish Wedding, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Claire Danes, Gabriel Byrne, Lena Olin, Rade Šerbedžija, Daniel Lapaine, Mili Avital
Roles Sofie
Rating56% 2.8013052.8013052.8013052.8013052.801305
Jadzia is the matriarch of a family of five children, four sons and a daughter. The household also includes the eldest son's wife – a Syrian-American whom Jadzia calls a Gypsy and who also works with Jadzia – and their child. Jadzia is (somewhat) happily married to Bolek, but is having a long-term relationship with Roman. Her daughter Hala becomes pregnant by a neighborhood cop and her family pressures him to marry her. Interior of the home were shot in a home on Wyandotte Street in Hamtramck. The St. Florian Church was used as a backdrop.
Kissing a Fool, 1h33
Directed by Doug Ellin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors David Schwimmer, Jason Lee, Mili Avital, Bonnie Hunt, Kari Wuhrer, Vanessa Angel
Roles Samantha Andrews
Rating56% 2.8019352.8019352.8019352.8019352.801935
Max (David Schwimmer), an alpha-male commitment-phobic sports broadcaster, and Jay (Jason Lee), a neurotic novelist, have been best friends since childhood. Jay sets Max up with his editor Samantha (Mili Avital). Although they share few interests, they are engaged within two weeks. Still, when Max is confronted with the fact that Sam will be the last woman he will sleep with, he proposes a test. Jay will hit on Sam. If she shows no interest, then Max will be confident enough in her loyalty to go ahead with the marriage. However while Jay doesn't want to, the two realize they are obviously made for each other.
The End of Violence, 2h2
Directed by Wim Wenders
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Bill Pullman, Gabriel Byrne, Traci Lind, Rosalind Chao, Andie MacDowell, K. Todd Freeman
Rating56% 2.800352.800352.800352.800352.80035
Movie producer Mike Max meditates on the paranoia of fear of attack, in the movie business and life in general, as his wife Page announces she is leaving him. He receives a document via email from a NASA employee he met earlier at a conference. Before opening it he is kidnapped and almost killed, a scene captured by surveillance cameras and witnessed by computer scientist Ray Bering on surveillance footage scene in his laboratory at the Griffith Observatory. However, it soon turns out the two men have been shot, Max has escaped and now is accused of killing them. He takes shelter with, and goes to work for, the Mexican gardeners who find him and they help him investigate who is trying to kill him and why. Bering, who originally sent Max the email and recognized Max in the surveillance footage, has a conversation with an intelligence agent who makes it clear that anyone who gets in the way of a new “anti-crime” satellite surveillance program not yet approved by Congress will be dealt with terminally. Detective Dean Brock suspects Max is not a killer and on a tip meets with Bering, who is assassinated by a gunshot as they begin to speak. Max gives up his business and money to his wife and the movie ends as he meditates on how a real attack has freed him from paranoia.
Invasion of Privacy, 1h31
Directed by Anthony Hickox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Johnathon Schaech, Mili Avital, Naomi Campbell, David Keith, Tom Wright, R.G. Armstrong
Roles Theresa Barnes
Rating50% 2.5229652.5229652.5229652.5229652.522965
This script must be run from the command line
Dead Man
Dead Man (1995)
, 2h1
Directed by Jim Jarmusch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Western
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Lance Henriksen, Crispin Glover, Iggy Pop, Michael Wincott
Roles Thel Russell
Rating75% 3.7981753.7981753.7981753.7981753.798175
William Blake, an accountant from Cleveland, Ohio, rides by train to the frontier company town of Machine to assume a promised job as an accountant in the town's metal works. During the trip, a Fireman warns Blake against the enterprise while passengers shoot buffalo from the train windows. Arriving in town, Blake discovers that his position has already been filled, and he is driven from the workplace at gunpoint by John Dickinson, the ferocious owner of the company. Jobless and without money or prospects, Blake meets Thel Russell, a former prostitute who sells paper flowers. He lets her take him home. Thel's ex-boyfriend Charlie surprises them in bed and shoots at Blake, accidentally killing Thel when she tries to shield Blake with her body. A wounded Blake shoots and kills Charlie with Thel's gun before climbing dazedly out the window and fleeing Machine on a stolen horse. Company-owner Dickinson just happens to be Charlie's father, and he hires three legendary frontier killers, Cole Wilson, Conway Twill, and Johnny "The Kid" Pickett to bring Blake back 'dead or alive'.
Stargate (1994)
, 2h1
Directed by Roland Emmerich
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Military science fiction
Themes Films set in Africa, Space adventure films, Films based on mythology, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Mythologie égyptienne, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Kurt Russell, James Spader, Mili Avital, Jaye Davidson, Alexis Cruz, Viveca Lindfors
Roles Sha'uri
Rating70% 3.549293.549293.549293.549293.54929
A massive metal ring with engraved cover stones is discovered in the sands of Giza, Egypt in 1928, by an archaeologist named Langford and his young daughter, Catherine. Many years later, the elderly Catherine Langford offers Egyptologist and linguist Daniel Jackson the chance to translate the Egyptian hieroglyphs on the cover stones. Jackson accepts and travels to a US Air Force installation where he examines the stones. Special Operations Colonel Jack O'Neil arrives to take command of the project and he declares it "classified" before Jackson can begin his research.