Actress Esther Greenberg-Shabak has passed away at the age of 92.
In 1950 she enlisted in the IDF and was one of the founders of the Nahal troupe. In the 60s she developed a film career when she played in her first film "Saleh Shabti" as Etroga, the mother of the immigrant family and Saleh's wife. Later she also acted in the films "Lupo", "Katz and Carasso" "Lupo in New York". From the 80s, she stopped appearing in films and focused on acting in the theater.
Greenberg-Shabak belonged to the troupe of actors of the Cameri Theater. Among her notable roles in the theater: Marioma in the original version of the play "Casabalan" in Cameri and Giora Godik Theater and the role of the courtier in "Oz Lee Gotz Lee". In Habima, she participated in the play "Volpone". She was married to Yehuda Shabak, who was a senior partner in the organization, a company that manufactures sets for plays for all theaters and television.
Her daughter, journalist Tamar Shabak, said goodbye to her in a Facebook post: "Actors know how to get off the stage at the peak moments of the play. At the age of 92 and completely clear, I managed to come and say goodbye to her. A funny and stubborn woman and a precise and wonderful character actress."
- Film News
- Saleh Shabtai