Salim Dau is a theatre, film and television actor, and a graduate of the Beit Zvi School for the Performing Arts. Dau shot to fame in 1986 when he was cast as the lead in Rafi Bukai’s critically-acclaimed Avanti Popolo. He later continued to star and feature in a host of films including A Thousand and One Wives (Michal Bat Adam, 1991), The Quarry (Ron Ninio, 1990), Cup Final (Eran Riklis, 1991), The Flying Camel (Rami Na’aman, 1994), James’ Journey to Jerusalem (Ra’anan Alexandrowicz, 2003), The Last Band in Lebanon (Ben Bachar and Itzik Kricheli, 2016), Tel Aviv on Fire (Sameh Zoabi, 2018), and The Dead of Jaffa (Ram Loevy, 2019). His TV series credits include Prisoners of War, Arab Labor, Fauda, and many more.
When he’s not working in film and television, Dau is stage regular and has appeared in countless plays; chiefly on the Haifa Theatre stages. Between 2007-2010, he was the director of Haifa’s Al-Midan Theatre.


The Tales of Max and Morris

Directed by Yaakov (Yankul) Goldwasser, 1994
מקס ומוריס

75 min.


The Flying Camel

Directed by Rami Naaman, 1994
הגמל המעופף

93 min.


The Quarry

Directed by Roni Ninio, 1990

85 min.


A Thousand and One Wives

Directed by Michal Bat-Adam, 1989
אלף נשותיו של נפתלי סימן-טוב
Rental English subs.

97 min.


Avanti Popolo

Directed by Rafi Bukai, 1986
אוונטי פופולו
Rental English subs.

84 min.

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