In today’s post we will be taking a closer look into Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer. Here is everything you need to know about her including her private life, net worth, career, roles in TV series and movies, pics and wallpapers.
Ayelet Zurer – Early Years
Ayelet Zurer was born on June 28, 1969, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Her family is Jewish and she lived most of her life in Tel Aviv.
Her mother was born in Czechoslovakia. She was saved from the World War II atrocities by hiding in a convent in Slovakia. When she was 16, she immigrated to Israel.
As Israelis are required to serve in the military, Ayelet Zurer also entered the military service. When she finished her service, she studied acting at Yoram Levinstein Academy for three years. She moved to the US to study acting further with George Morison at the Actors Workshop in New York City.
Ayelet Zurer – Career Summary
Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer is one of the most acclaimed actresses in Israel. She developed a stable career in the Israeli entertainment industry, appearing in various films, TV shows, and stage productions.
She eventually became famous enough to draw the attention of Hollywood filmmakers and producers, including director Steven Spielberg.
In 1991, she did her first film role in the French movie Pour Sasha (For Sasha). From 1992 to 1993, she starred in the Israeli TV series Inyan Shel Zman. In 1993, she starred in the film Revenge of Itzik Finkelstein (a.k.a. Nikmato Shel Itzik Finkelstein).
She went on a break and returned to acting in 1997, starring in TV show Florentine and film Ahava Asura (Forbidden Love, a.k.a. The Dybbuk of the Holy Apple Field). She then continued to appear in several TV shows and films, until in 2004, she was invited to take a role in the Hollywood historical drama produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, Munich, which premiered in 2005.
She moved to Los Angeles to do Munich and from then on, she began getting cast in more American films, including Vantage Point (2008), Ingenious (2009), Angels & Demons (2009), and Darling Companion (2012).
In 2013, she portrayed Lara Lor-Van, the mother of Superman, in the 2013 superhero film Man of Steel.
In 2015, she was cast for the role of Vanessa Marianna in the Netflix original web series, Daredevil. She reprised the role in the series’ third season in 2018.
In 2016, she played the role of Naomi Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur. In 2017, she played the title role in the Czech film Milada.
For the complete filmography of Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer, see below.
Ayelet Zurer – Net Worth in 2019
Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer has an estimated net worth amounting to $5 million as of 2019.
Ayelet Zurer – Personal Life
Before entering show business, Ayelet Zurer entered the Israel Defense Forces. During her service, she was a member of the military band under the Northern Command’s entertainment troupe.
In 2003, Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer married fellow Israeli Gilad Londovski. They have a son, who was born in 2005.
Ayelet Zurer – Filmography
Pour Sacha (a.k.a. For Sasha) – 1991
Revenge of Itzik Finkelstein (a.k.a. Nikmato Shel Itzik Finkelstein) – 1993
Ahava Asura (Forbidden Love, a.k.a. The Dybbuk of the Holy Apple Field) – 1997
Kikar Ha’Halomot (a.k.a. Desperado Square) – 2001
Ish Ha’Hashmal (a.k.a. Rutenberg) – 2003
Ha’Asonot Shel Nina (Nina’s Tragedies) – 2003
Mashehu Matok (Something Sweet) – 2004
Munich – 2005
Fugitive Pieces – 2007
Rak Klavim Ratzim Hofshi (a.k.a. Wild Dogs) – 2007
Vantage Point – 2008
Adam Resurrected – 2008
Ingenious – 2009
Angels & Demons – 2009
Hide Away – 2011
Darling Companion – 2012
Man of Steel – 2013
Last Days in the Desert – 2015
Last Knights – 2015
Ben-Hur – 2016
Milada – 2017
Inyan Shel Zman (a.k.a. A Matter of Time) – 1992
Zinzana – 1999
Laila Lelo Lola (a.k.a. A Night Without Lola) – 2001
Maktub – 2004
BeTipul (a.k.a. In Therapy) – 2005
Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn – 2012
Shtisel – 2013
Hostages – 2013
Daredevil – 2015, 2018
Transparent – 2017
Legacies – 2019
Ayelet Zurer – Bio, Height, Weight, and Other Info
Height – 5 feet 6 ½ inches
Weight – Approximately 57 Kg or 125.5 lbs
Age – 50 years
Nationality – Israeli
Religion – Judaism/Jewish
Spouse – Gilad Londovski (married 2003)
Zodiac sign – Cancer
Birthplace – Tel Aviv, Israel
Residence – Los Angeles, California, USA
Hair color – Black
Eye color – Hazel
F.A.Q. About Ayelet Zurer
Is Ayelet Zurer American?
Ayelet Zurer is an Israeli actress. She was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. However, when she did the film Munich in 2004, she decided to move to Los Angeles, California.
What is Ayelet Zurer known for?
Probably the most prominent roles portrayed by Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer are the characters of Lara Lor-Van, Superman’s mother, in the 2013 film Man of Steel, as well as Vanessa Marianna in the Marvel web series Daredevil. However, she has already appeared in several Hollywood films before, including Munich (2005) and Angels & Demons (2009).
What race is Ayelet Zurer?
Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer has caucasian/white features, although her hair is dark and her eyes are hazel. She was born and raised in Israel. She is known to have Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.