Mosko Alkalai

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Mosko Alkalai
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Alkalai
Born 10 March 1931
Bucharest, Romania
Died 1 April 2008(2008-04-01) (aged 77)
Tel Aviv, Israel

Mosko Alkalai (10 March 1931 Bucharest– 1 April 2008) was an Israeli stage and film actor, a Jew born in Romania. He was best known for a string of hits including Blaumilch Canal, The Fox in the Chicken Coop and Yana's Friends.

Career[edit]

Alkalai's career in acting started relatively late, though his career in film and theater roles spanned 40 years.[1] He appeared in dozens of Israeli films and theater productions.[1] Alkalai was extremely active in professional organizations within the Israeli entertainment industry. He served as the chairman of the Israeli Union of Performing Arts.[1] and was also a member of the Israeli Film Academy and the Israeli Arts Council.[1] Alkalai was the 2003 winner of the Israeli Film Academy's lifetime Achievement Award.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Mosko Alkalai died of respiratory failure at the age of 77 on April 1, 2008 in Tel Aviv.[1] He had undergone surgery at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center several weeks prior to his death, but never recovered.[1] His casket was placed at the Habima Theatre in Tel Aviv before he was buried at Kiryat Shaul Cemetery.[1] He was survived by his wife, Rodika, and their two sons, Ron and Shai.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Yudilovitch, Merav (2008-04-01). "Actor Mosko Alkalai dies". ynetnews. Retrieved 2008-04-19. 

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