Itay Tiran

Itay Tiran originally studied piano at the Petach Tivka Municipal Conservatory and completed his studies at the Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts. Then, in 1999, he began studying drama at the Beit Zvi Acting School near Tel Aviv. While still a student there he was a member of the ensemble at the Cameri Theater in Tel Aviv, where he won an Israeli Theatre Prize, the Best Actor Award, for his role in Hamlet. After regular appearances in Israeli television series he then featured in a number of films including "Forgivness", "Beaufort" (Silver Lion at the 2007 Venice Film Festival and nomination for a 2008 Academy Award as Best Foreign Language Film) and "Lebanon" (Samuel Maoz Golden Lion in Venice, 2009), where he takes one of the leading roles.

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTED)

2012 Lauf Junge Lauf

Director: Pepe Danquart

2012 The Dead and the Living

Director: Barbara Albert

2011 Anleitung zum Ungl├╝cklichsein

Director: Sherry Hormann

2010 The Promise

Director: Peter Kosminsky

2009 Lebanon

Director: Samuel Maoz

2007 Beaufort

Director:Joseph Cedar

2007 The Debt

Director: Assaf Bernstein

2006 Israeli Best Actor

in Theatre

2006 Forgiveness

Director: Udi Aloni

2003 Franco Ve'spector

Director: Amalia Margolin