|Lior Raz Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||November 24, 1971|
Lior Raz is an Israeli actor and screenwriter who is best known for co-creating the global hit political thriller TV series Fauda (2015-Present) and portraying the lead role of Doron Kabilio in the show.
Ma’ale Adumim, West Bank, Palestine
Ramat HaSharon, Tel Aviv, Israel
Lior, after his high school graduation, had worked in the Israel Defense Forces and later moved to the United States. Upon his return to Israel, he had attended the Nissan Nativ Drama School in Tel Aviv.
- Father – He had served in the Israeli Navy and Israel’s internal security service before running a plant nursery.
- Mother – She is a teacher.
He is represented by –
- Jordan Berkus, Booking Agent, United Talent Agency (UTA), Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Michael Sheresky, Booking Agent, United Talent Agency (UTA), Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Ramses Ishak, Booking Agent, United Talent Agency (UTA), Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Dan Erlij, Booking Agent, United Talent Agency (UTA), Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Kimberlin Belloni, Manager, Artists First, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Itay Reiss, Manager, Artists First, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Rinat Eithan, Manager, Rinat ve Ilan Talent Management, Tel Aviv, Israel
- David Evenchik, Booking Agent (Speaking Engagements), Greater Talent Network, Inc., New York City, New York, United States
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Lior has dated –
- Iris Azulai (1987–1990) – Lior had started dating a girl named Iris Azulai in 1987 when he was just 16 years old and in high school. In October 1990, a terrorist had stabbed Iris to death in Jerusalem. The culprit was jailed but was released in 2011 when 1,027 prisoners were released from Israeli jails in exchange for the life of a kidnapped Israeli soldier named Gilad Shalit who had been held captive by the militant organization Hamas for more than 5 years.
- Meital Barda (2008-Present) – Lior got married to Israeli actress Meital Barda in 2008 and they have 3 children together.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Mizrahi Jewish and Sephardi Jewish descent.
- Toned physique
- Sports a rugged beard
- Affable smile
Lior Raz Favorite Things
- Musician – Tal Ramon
- Author – Guy Kawasaki
- TV Series – Fauda
- Athlete – Freya Hoffmeister
- Movie – The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Source – Facebook
Lior Raz Facts
- Born to a Jewish father born in Iraq and a Jewish mother born in Algeria, Lior grew up speaking Arabic with his family and friends.
- After his high school graduation, he had worked as a commando in Sayeret Duvdevan, an elite undercover counter-terrorism unit, and worked there for nearly 4 years.
- In 1993, he had moved to the United States for nearly 2 years after the completion of his military service. There, he had been recruited by a security firm due to his past expertise and had been hired as a bodyguard for Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger.
- Upon returning to Israel in 1995, he had worked as a creative director for BBDO, a leading ad agency. He had then launched a TV commercial production company called Kookooruza before deciding to switch to acting in 2003.
Featured Image by Lior Raz / Instagram