Ayelet Zurer biography


Ayelet Zurer

Date of Birth: June 28, 1969

Ayelet Zurer is one of Israel's most acclaimed actresses. She first garnered the attention of Hollywood when Steven Spielberg cast her in her first English speaking role as Eric Bana's wife in the Oscar-nominated film Munich . Since arriving in the United States, Zurer has starred in several films, including Sony Pictures' Vantage Point with Dennis Quaid and William Hurt, Samuel Goldwyn's Fugitive Pieces opposite Stephen Dillane, and Paul Schrader's Adam Resurrected , opposite Jeff Goldblum and Willem Dafoe.

Lauded in Israel for her talents, Zurer won the Ophir (Israeli Academy Award) for her lead performance in Nina's Tragedies (2003). She also received nominations for her work in the features Only Dogs Run Free (2007), Kikar Ha-Halomot (2001), Ish HaHashmal (2003) and The Dybbuk from the Holy Apple Field (1998). Zurer also won the Israeli Television Academy Award for her captivating lead performance in In Treatment, a highly acclaimed television series that has been adapted by HBO for American television.

Other major feature films she's appeared in include Angels & Demons starring Tom Hanks, Man of Steel with Henry Cavill, and Ben-Hur (2016) starring Jack Huston.

The Haifa International Film Festival awarded Zurer a star on Haifa's "film boulevard," outside the Cinematheque where the festival is held.

Zurer and her husband, Gilad Londovski, have a young son, Liad, who was born in 2005.

Ayelet Zurer Filmography



Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  124 min.
Release Date: August 19, 2016
DVD: December 13, 2016
Blu-ray: December 13, 2016

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Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Moises Arias