Orly Silbersatz Banai

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Orly Silbersatz Banai
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Background information
Birth name Orly Silbersatz
Born (1957-12-11) 11 December 1957 (age 56)
Occupations singer, actress
Years active 1978-present

Orly Silbersatz Banai (Hebrew: אורלי זילברשץ בנאי‎; born 11 December 1957) is an Israeli actress and singer. She has won two Ophir Awards, and a prize from the Israeli Academy of Cinema and Television.


In 1978, she played the role of "hohit" (חוחית) in the Television program "Zehu Ze!", which soon turned to a cult-program. In 1979, she played with Gidi Gov and Gali Atari in the movie Dizengoff 99. In 1988, she starred in Anat Gov's comedy series "So What?!" alongside Gidi Gov and Dov Navon. She has written a few songs for "Mashina", in which her ex-husband is a member.

In 1994, she played in Eytan Fox's movie "The Siren's Song" alongside Yair Lapid. The role earned her an Ophir Award. In 1996, she played in the film Saint Clara.

In 2000, she participated in the television series "Catching the Sky" (לתפוס את השמיים).

In 2002, she played alongside Maya Maron in the film Broken Wings. The film participated in different film festivals in the United States and Berlin. The role earned her an Ophir Award.

In 2007, she participated in the television program "Mishmoret" and "Taking out the dog".

She played in the films "Lost Islands" (2008) and "Intimate Grammar" (2010)

Personal life[edit]

In 1987, Silbersatz married the singer Yuval Banai. The couple divorced in 2007. Their son, Elisha, is also a singer and has a band called "Elisha Banai & the Forty Thieves".

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