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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Israel and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Israel is included when available.

List people include Haim Saban, Shuki Levy and many more.

This historic screenwriters from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Israel?" These prominent screenwriters of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli screenwriters.

Use this list of renowned Israeli screenwriters to discover some new screenwriters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (102 items)

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Adi Halfin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 40 Adi Halfin a film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

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Adiya Imri Orr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Adiya Imri Orr is a film director, film producer, actor, and screenwriter.

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Aharon Keshales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 41 Aharon Keshales is an Israeli film director, screenwriter and film critic.

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Alon Bar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 52 Alon Bar is an Israeli-American filmmaker. He wrote the award winning feature film "Aaron Cohen's Debt,". which he later adapted to the award winning American screenplay "Under ...more

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Amit Itzcar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 38 Amit Itzcar is an actor, a film editor , screenwriter, film director, cinematographer and film producer.

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Amos Gitai is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 67 Amos Gitai, born 11 October 1950 in Haifa, Israel, is an Israeli auteur filmmaker. He is mainly known for making documentaries and feature films, surrounding the Middle East and Jewish-Arab ...more

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Amos Kenan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Died at 82 (1927-2009) Amos Kenan, also Amos Keinan, was an Israeli columnist, painter, sculptor, playwright and novelist.

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Ari Folman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 55 Ari Folman is an Israeli film director, screenwriter and film score composer. He is perhaps best known for directing the animated documentary film Waltz With Bashir as well as directing the ...more

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Arnon Goldfinger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Arnon Goldfinger age 55 Arnon Goldfinger is an Israeli film director and scriptwriter known for his films The Komediant and The Flat.

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Asaf Korman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Asaf Korman age 35 Asaf Korman is a film editor, film director and screenwriter.

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Assaf Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 47 Assaf Bernstein is an Israeli film writer, director, and producer.

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Avi Mograbi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 62 Avi Mograbi is an Israeli documentary filmmaker.

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Avi Nesher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 64 Avi Nesher is an Israeli film producer, film director, screenwriter and actor.

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Avishai Sivan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 41 Avishai Sivan is a film director, producer, screenwriter and editor.

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Ben Maccabee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 51 Ben Maccabee is an actor, film producer, and screenwriter.

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Boaz Davidson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 74 Boaz Davidson is an Israeli film director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and studied film in London. Davidson started his career by directing the television show ...more

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Chanoch Zeevi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Chanoch Zeevi Chanoch Zeevi is a director, producer and screenwriter.

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Dan Katzir is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Dan Katzir age 49 Dan Katzir is a film director, film producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.

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Dan Turgeman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 56 Dan Turgeman is an actor.

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Dan Wolman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 76 Dan Wolman is an Israeli film director.

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Dani Menkin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Dani Menkin age 47 Dani Menkin is an Israeli, academy award, filmmaker director, screenwriter and film producer.

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Dani Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Dani Rosenberg age 39 Dani Rosenberg is a screenwriter, film director and editor.

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Daniel Wachsmann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Daniel Wachsmann Daniel Wachsmann is an Israeli writer, producer and director of plot films, documentaries and television dramas.

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Danniel Danniel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 68 Danniel Danniel is an award winning Israeli film director, screenwriter and film editor living in the Netherlands since at least 1980. He graduated from the Netherlands Film and Television ...more

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Danny Lerner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 66 Danny Lerner is a screenwriter, television producer, film director and producer.

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David Fisher is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
David Fisher age 61 David Fisher is an Israeli documentary film director, producer, lecturer and mentor to up and coming filmmakers. Fisher is known for his family trilogy which consists of the critically acclaimed ...more

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David Grossman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 84 David Grossman is an Israeli author. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages, and have won numerous prizes. He is also a noted activist and critic of Israeli policy toward ...more

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David Stevens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 78 David Stevens is a film director and screenwriter.

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Dover Kosashvili is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 51 Dover Kosashvili is an Israeli film director and screenwriter of Georgian descent. He has directed five films since 1998. His film Late Marriage was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at ...more

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Dror Soref is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Dror Soref Dror Soref is a filmmaker who made his directorial debut with the I Love Rocky Road music video for a then unknown "Weird Al" Yankovic in 1983, shortly after attending USC Film School. ...more

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Eitan Efrat is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 35 Eitan Efrat is a film director, editor, and screenwriter, cinematographer and film producer.

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Elad Zakai is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 37 Elad Zakai is a film director and screenwriter.

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Elia Suleiman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 57 Elia Suleiman, is a Palestinian film director and actor of Rûm Greek Orthodox origin. He is best known for the 2002 film Divine Intervention, a modern tragic comedy on living under ...more

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Elite Zexer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 38 Elite Zexer is a film director and screenwriter.

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Ephraim Kishon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Died at 81 (1924-2005) Ephraim Kishon was an Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director. He was one of the most widely read contemporary satirists in the world.

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Eran Kolirin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 45 Eran Kolirin is an Israeli screenwriter and film director. His directorial debut, The Band's Visit, was a critical success, winning eight Awards of the Israeli Film Academy and prizes at several ...more

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Evgeny Afineevsky is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 45 Evgeny Afineevsky is a film producer, director and screenwriter.

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Eyal Sivan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Eyal Sivan age 53 Eyal Sivan is a film director and a screenwriter.

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Eytan Fox is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 53 Eytan Fox (Hebrew: איתן פוקס‎) (born on August 21, 1964) is an Israeli film director. Fox was born in New York City and moved with his family to Israel when he was two. His father, Seymour Fox, ...more

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Gal Uchovsky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Gal Uchovsky age 60 Gal Uchovsky is an actor, screenwriter and film producer.

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Ganit Orian is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Ganit Orian is an actress, screenwriter, cinematographer, film director, producer and editor.

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Gila Almagor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 78 Gila Almagor is an Israeli actress, film star, and author. In Israel she is known as "queen of the Israeli cinema and theatre".

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Guy Davidi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 39 Guy Davidi is an Israeli Academy Award nominee documentary filmmaker. His movie 5 Broken Cameras was nominated for the 2013 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Davidi also won the Best ...more

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Guy Shalem is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 44 Guy Shalem is a film and Television director, a film and Television producer, as well as a Television editor, and screenwriter.

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Haim Bouzaglo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Haim Bouzaglo Haim Bouzaglo is a film director, television director, film producer and screenwriter.

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Haim Saban is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 73 Haim Saban is an Israeli and American media proprietor, investor, philanthropist, musician, record, film & television producer. An accomplished businessman primarily involved with business ...more

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Hany Abu-Assad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 56 Hany Abu-Assad is a Dutch-Palestinian film director. He has received two Academy Award nominations: in 2006 for his film Paradise Now, and again in 2013, at the 86th Awards for his film Omar.

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Idan Alterman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 46 Idan Alterman is an actor.

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Ilil Alexander is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
Ilil Alexander is a screenwriter.

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Iris Bahr is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Israel
age 41 Iris Bahr is an American actress, comedian, director, writer and producer. She has appeared on Friends, Curb Your Enthusiasm as Rachel Heinemann, and The King of Queens. Bahr also played a lead ...more