Ronit Elkabetz is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and In Memory Of Israelienne born on 27 november 1964 at Beersheba (Israel)
If you like this person, let us know!
Nationality IsraelBirth 27 november 1964
at Beersheba (Israel
)Death 19 april 2016
(at 51 years)
Ronit Elkabetz (Hebrew: רונית אלקבץ, Arabic: رونيت القبص) born 27 November 1964) is an Israeli actress and filmmaker. She works in both Israeli and French cinema. She has won three Ophir Awards and has received a total of seven nominations.
Elkabetz was born in Beersheba in 1964 to a religious Moroccan Jewish family originally from Essaouira. She grew up in Kiryat Yam. Her mother was a hairdresser and her father was a postal employee. Her mother spoke French and Arabic, but her father insisted on speaking only Hebrew. She never studied acting and started her career as a model. She divides her time between her homes in Paris and Tel Aviv. She married architect Avner Yasharon on 25 June 2010.
In 2015 she was selected to be the President of the Jury for the International Critics' Week section of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.