Eli Danker is a stage, television, and film actor. Danker trained as an actor at various academic institutes including the Beit Zvi School of the Performing Arts, The Hebrew University’s Department of Theatre Studies, and the HB Studio of New York. On his return to Israel, Danker became a regular on the stage of Jerusalem’s Khan Theatre. Later on, he would also appear in a range of Cameri, Beit Lessin, and Habima National Theatre productions. Highlights of his stage credits include The Servant of Two Masters, Torch Song Trilogy, Railway to Damascus, The Jungle Book, and Saturday Night Fever.
Danker spent many years sharing his time between Israel and the US where he featured and recurred in many films and TV series. Highlights of his Israeli and US television credits include Mossad 101, The Champion, The West Wing, Mission: Impossible, MacGyver, Nikui Rosh (‘head clearing’), and many more
Highlights of Danker’s film credits include On a Clear Day you Can See Damascus (Eran Riklis, 1984), The Little Drummer Girl (George Roy Hill, 1984), On the Fringe (Ze’ev Revach, 1987), The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (Paul Wendkos, 1988), Where Eagles Fly (Uri Barbash, 1990), Ingil (Arnon Zadok, 2001), Once There was a Girl (Natalie Kaplan, 2016), and Family (Veronica Kedar, 2017).
Danker is the father of singer-songwriter and actor, Ran Danker.


Once There Was A Girl

Directed by Natalie Kaplan, 2016
פעם הייתה ילדה

75 min.


Besame Mucho

Directed by Joseph Pitchhadze, 2000
בסמה מוצ
Rental English subs.

114 min.


Where Eagles Fly

Directed by Uri Barbash, 1990
דרך הנשר

102 min.

Short Film


Directed by Daniel Wachsmann, 1976

18 min.

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