Ronit Elkabetz

Lowest Rated: 41% Alila (2004)
Birthday: Nov 27, 1964
Birthplace: Beersheba, Israel
Actress Ronit Elkabetz debuted onscreen in her native Israel in the early '90s, and distinguished herself with multi-layered performances in indigenous productions including Shmuel Hasfari's dark family drama Practical Magic (1995), Amos Gitai's bittersweet psychological drama Alila (2003), and Keren Yedaya's family drama Or (2004). Elkabetz took one of her first directing bows by scripting, helming, and starring in the bleak marriage drama Ve Lakachta Lecha Isha (To Take a Wife) (2004) and achieved international crossover success with her portrayal of a sexy café owner in Eran Kolirin's quirky comedy The Band's Visit (2007). Her second and third directorial efforts turned out to be parts two and three of a trilogy. Playing Viviane in the films. Shiva (7 Days), in 2008 and Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem, in 2014, earned Elkabetz worldwide acclaim. Gett was Israel's entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film, and it was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film in 2015. Elkabetz succumed to cancer after a long battle in 2016, at age 51.

Highest Rated Movies



75% Zarafa Bouboulina 2015
100% GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem Screenwriter Director Viviane $0.7M 2015
No Score Yet Lo roim alaich (Invisible) Actor 2013
No Score Yet Edut (Testimony) Actor 2012
No Score Yet The Flood (Mabul) Actor 2011
78% The Girl on the Train (La Fille du RER) Judith $0.3M 2010
No Score Yet Tete De Turc Actor 2010
No Score Yet Cendres et sang (Ashes and Blood) Judith 2009
50% Jaffa Osnat "Ossi" Wolf 2009
No Score Yet Zion et son frère (Zion and His Brother) Mother 2009
No Score Yet A History of Israeli Cinema Interviewee 2009
No Score Yet 7 Days (Shiva) Actor Director 2008
No Score Yet Shiva (7 Days) Viviane Director 2008
98% The Band's Visit Dina $3.1M 2007
74% Or (My Treasure) Ruthie 2007
41% Alila Ronit 2004
No Score Yet To Take a Wife (Ve'Lakhta Lehe Isha) Viviane Director 2003
88% Late Marriage Judith $1.2M 2002
No Score Yet Made in France Actor 2001
No Score Yet Sh'Chur Actor 1966