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Oshri Cohen
Cohen in 2017
Oshri Cohen

(1984-01-11) 11 January 1984 (age 35)
  • Actor
  • model
Years active1994–present
AwardsIsraeli Theater's award

Oshri Cohen (Hebrew: אושרי כהן‎; born 11 January 1984) is an Israeli actor.


He started out as a child at the Beit Lessin Theater in Tel Aviv.[1]

In 2006 Cohen won the Israeli Theater's award for "Promise of the Year" for his role in The Indian patient.

Today he is a part of the Israel national theater "Habima" with a play called: All His Life in Front of Him, based on a French novel.

In addition to television roles, Cohen has performed in films such as Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi and Campfire.[2][3]

In 2007 Cohen starred in the Israeli war film Beaufort, which tells the true story of the last unit of soldiers on the legendary Beaufort outpost.[4]

He has also starred in Lost Islands (2008) and Lebanon (2009), which won the Golden Lion at the 66th Venice International Film Festival.[5]

Cohen play guest role of Igal in the fifth season of the American TV series Homeland.[6]

In 2018 he starred as Joseph in the BBC/AMC drama McMafia.[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2003 Ophir Award Best Actor Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi Nominated
2006 Israeli Theater's award Promise of the Year The Indian patient Won
2007 Ophir Award Best Actor Beaufort Nominated
2008 Best Supporting Actor Lost Islands Nominated


  1. ^ Oshri Cohen, Biography. Omanoot via Facebook[unreliable source?]
  2. ^ Koehler, Robert (14 January 2004). "Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi". Variety.
  3. ^ Holden, Stephen (9 September 2005). "A Time of Tangled Transition in Israel, and in a Family". The New York Times.
  4. ^ "Beaufort". www.berlinale.de.
  5. ^ "66th Venice International Film Festival: Official Awards". labiennale.org. Archived from the original on 29 November 2009. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Israeli actor cast for 'Homeland' role". The Times of Israel. 1 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Global crime with a local flavor". The Jerusalem Post. 7 January 2018.

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