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Orna Porat is a Actor Israelienne born on 6 june 1924 at Cologne (German)

Orna Porat

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Birth name Irene Klein
Nationality Israel
Birth 6 june 1924 at Cologne (German)
Death 6 august 2015 (at 91 years)
Awards Israel Prize

Orna Porat (Hebrew: אורנה פורת‎; June 6, 1924 – August 6, 2015) was a German-born Israeli theater actress.


Irene Klein (later Orna Porat) was born in Cologne, Germany, in 1924. Her father, Willi, was a Catholic, and her mother, Elise, a Protestant, but she chose atheism and socialism in her youth. In 1934 her family moved to Porz, where she attended high school. During these years she was a member of the Hitler Youth, although her family opposed this affiliation.

She attended drama school and began her stage career at a repertory theater in Schleswig.

Porat met her husband, Joseph Proter, in Schleswig. He was an officer from the British Mandate of Palestine in the Jewish Brigade of the British Army. In 1946, she moved to Palestine with Proter, and married him (in a civil ceremony). She converted to Judaism later, in 1957, and they held a Jewish ceremony before adopting two children.

After being refused by the HaBima and Ohel theaters, she was accepted by the Cameri Theater, where she took her Hebrew name. She appeared there for many years, until 1984.

In the early 1960s, she spent three years in France and England studying children’s theater. Upon her return to Israel she founded a children’s theater, under the wing of the Cameri. In 1970, the children’s theater became independent. Porat directed several productions. She retired from managing the Children’s Theater after nineteen years.

She helped establish ASSITEJ, the international children's theater association.

Usually with

Kenny Baker
Kenny Baker
(1 films)
Michael Berz
Michael Berz
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Orna Porat (3 films)

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Sleeping Beauty
Genres Fantasy
Themes Political films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Morgan Fairchild, Tahnee Welch, Nicholas Clay, David Holliday, Jonny Phillips, Sylvia Miles
Roles Nana
Rating61% 3.0542853.0542853.0542853.0542853.054285
A childless Queen (Morgan Fairchild) is given a magical potion by a kindly elf (Kenny Baker). When the lovely Princess Rosebud is born, all the fairies are invited to bestow gifts upon the child. However, the fearsome Red Fairy is left off the guest-list because there are only eight special golden dinner plates and nine fairies in the kingdom. Enraged, she crashes the christening ceremony and curses Rosebud to a premature death from the prick of a spindle. The wise White Fairy, who was tardy and therefore unable to bestow her gift, remedies the curse by changing the death to a hundred years sleep, and the awakening of Rosebud with the kiss of true love. In the meanwhile, all spindles are banned from the kingdom, except for one which is hidden and seemingly forgotten.
Every Time We Say Goodbye, 1h35
Directed by Moshé Mizrahi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors Tom Hanks, Benedict Taylor, Cristina Marsillach, Gila Almagor, Moni Moshonov, Orna Porat
Roles Mrs. Finkelstein
Rating58% 2.9040752.9040752.9040752.9040752.904075
Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, un pilote américain engagé dans la RAF est blessé et envoyé en convalescence en Palestine britannique.