Yehezkel Lazarov Movies and Career Information
Feb 08, 1974
Yehezkel Lazarov (Hebrew: יחזקאל לזרוב Y'ḥezeqel Lazarov, born February 8, 1974) is an Israeli actor, dancer and choreographer. He played in Three Mothers next to Miri Mesika and The Debt. Lazarov was born in Tel Aviv in a religious Jewish family with roots in Buchara and Bulgaria. He began to dance at the age of eight and learned at the Telma Yelin high school in Giv'atayim. He was drafted to the Israel Defense Forces and served in a military entertainment ensemble. After his discharge in 1993, he spent four years in the Bat Sheva ballet ensemble. He studied in Paris and later performed at the "Actors' Center" in London. In 1998 he became known with a role in the movie "Forbidden love". In 2001 he joined the Gesher theatre in Jaffa, where he played in "Midsummer Night's Dream" and in adaptations for theatre of Isaac Bashevis Singer's novels "Shosha", "The Slave", in the show "Variations for Theatre and Orchestra", based upon older Russian romances and songs from the Czarist and Soviet period, in the Brecht and Weil's "The threepennies Opera" and others. Lazarov also provided the voice for a character in 2008 Golden Globe-winning animated documentary Waltz with Bashir.