Chaim Topol

Chaim Topol's Death

Born (Birthday) September 9, 1935

Death Date March 8, 2023

Age of Death 87 years

Cause of Death Alzheimer's Disease

Place of Death Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Profession Author

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Chaim Topol, the veteran stage and screen actor who delighted audiences as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, died at 87. Israeli President Isaac Herzog announced his death on March 9. Born in Tel Aviv in 1935, Topol received international acclaim for his performance as Tevye — a pious, hard-working father raising seven daughters — in the 1971 film adaptation of the musical. His powerful performance earned Topol his second Golden Globe after he won for Most Promising Male Newcomer in 1964. Over the course of his career, Topol appeared, to his estimate, in more than 3,500 Fiddler on the Roof performances from the 1960s to 2009. He also starred in 1964’s Sallah Shabati, 1975’s Galileo, 1980’s Flash Gordon, and the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only.

How did Chaim Topol die?

He was 87. His son, Omer Topol, confirmed the death. He said in an email that his father had Alzheimer’s disease, which had caused his health to deteriorate over the last year.