Chaim Topol, actor who played iconic Tevye character in Fiddler on the Roof, passes away in Israel
· Mar 9, 2023 ·

Chaim Topol, most known for playing the iconic lead in the movie musical Fiddler on the Roof has passed away at the age of 87 according to Israeli officials.

The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement confirming the actor's death.

From Breitbart:

A recipient of two Golden Globe awards and nominee for both an Academy Award and a Tony Award, Topol long has ranked among Israel's most decorated actors. More recently in 2015, he was celebrated for his contributions to film and culture with the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement, his country's most prestigious honor. Up until a few years ago, he remained involved in theater and said he still fielded requests to play Tevye.

If you haven't seen Fiddler on the Roof you need to watch it. I don't care if you dislike musicals, it is one of the greatest things ever put to film.

He was a tremendous actor and from all accounts a tremendous human being.

He will be missed.

I'm just gonna leave this here to make your day better:

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