Avner Hizkiyahu was an Israeli theatre, film, and television actor. Hizkiyahu was born in Bulgaria and studied in Sofia’s National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts before moving to Israel in 1949. Hizkiyahu served in the Israeli army’s entertainment troupe and later, continued his studies at Habima Theatre’s Drama Studio. In 1960, he joined the Habima company as a collective member only to then quit two years later, in 1962, and team up with friends and peers, actors Nissim Aloni and Yossi Banai to found the Onot (‘seasons’) Theatre where he acted regularly until 1965 when the theatre folded. Prior to that, he appeared in entertainment specials, Little Tel Aviv (1958), and Yossi, Hizki, Yona (1961) starring alongside Yona Atari and Yossi Banai. In 1968, Hizkiyahu joined the ranks of the Cameri Theatre company where he continued to act for the next three decades, until the year of his death.
Highlights of his stage credits include The Emperor’s Clothes, The American Princess, The Merchant of Venice, Hunger and Thirst, I’m not Rappaport, and many more.
Highlights of his film credits include: What a Gang (Zeev Havatzelet, 1963), El Dorado (Menahem Golan, 1963), Motive to Murder (Peter Freistadt, 1966), Ervinka (Ephraim Kishon, 1969), 999 Aliza: The Policeman (Menahem Golan, 1967), The Big Dig (Ephraim Kishon, 1969), The Policeman (Ephraim Kishon, 1971), I Love you Rosa (Moshé Mizrahi, 1972), The Pill (David Perlov, 1972), The House on Chelouche Street (Moshé Mizrahi, 1973), Save the Lifeguard (Uri Zohar, 1977), A Thin Line (Michal Bat-Adam, 1980), The Plumber (Michael Behagen, 1986), Every Time we Say Goodbye (Moshé Mizrahi, 1986), and Dreams of Innocence (Dina Zvi-Riklis, 1994).

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On a Thin Line

Directed by Michal Bat-Adam, 1980
על חבל דק
English subs.

84 min.

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I Love You Roza

Directed by Moshe Mizrachi, 1972
אני אוהב אותך רוזה
Rental

83 min.

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999 Aliza: The Policeman

Directed by Menahem Golan, 1967
999... עליזה מזרחי
Rental

103 min.

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What a Gang!

Directed by Zeev Havatzelet, 1963
חבורה שכזאת
Rental English subs.

88 min.

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