Avraham Mor

Avraham Mor (Hebrew: אברהם מור; May 5, 1935 - December 16, 2012) was an Israeli actor and voice actor.[1]

Avraham Mor
Born(1935-05-05)May 5, 1935
Tel Aviv, Israel
DiedDecember 16, 2012(2012-12-16) (aged 77)
Kfar Saba, Israel
OccupationFilm actor, stage actor, voice actor
Years active1953-2012
Children2

Biography

Born in Tel Aviv, Mor started out in his teenage years performing in a show for the Hashomer Hatzair alongside fellow actors Uri Zohar and Illi Gorlitzky. He then began studying acting within the drama studio of the Cameri Theatre for the next two years. Mor also found stage acting opportunities in the Habima Theatre and starred in many plays which includes Kazablan as well as taking part in the comedy troupe known as Batzal Yarok.

On screen, Mor found professional opportunities on cinema and television. His earliest film appearance took place in 1966 and he starred in 10 other films throughout the next 30 years, most notably Alex Holeh Ahavah, Fortuna and Laura Adler's Last Love Affair. On television, Mor appeared on Rechov Sumsum, Parpar Nechmad and more. On the television show Downtown Precinct, he had a recurring role as the central character's father.

Mor was known internationally as a voice dubber. He performed major Hebrew dubbing roles for Disney which includes Happy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Archimedes Q. Porter in Tarzan, Maurice in Beauty and the Beast, Al in Toy Story 2, Horace in One Hundred and One Dalmatians and The Sultan in Aladdin. Other roles included Reverend Clement Hedges in Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit as well as Grandpa Simpson in The Simpsons Movie.

Death

On 16 December 2012, Mor died in Meir Hospital from cancer at the age of 77.[2][3] He was survived by his wife and two sons and was buried at the Menucha Nechona Cemetery.

References

  1. Avraham Mor's filmography (in Hebrew)
  2. "השחקן אברהם מור הלך לעולמו" (in Hebrew). Ynet. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  3. "Habima Actor Avraham Mor Loses Battle With Cancer". haaretz.com. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2019.

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