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Hana Laszlo

Hana Laszlo
Hana Laszlo, 2004
Born (1953-06-14) 14 June 1953
Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
Occupation Actress
Years active 1976–present
Spouse(s) Aviv Giladi (divorced)
Benny Bloch (divorced)

Hanna Laszlo (Hebrew: חנה לסלאו‎) (1953-) is an Israeli actress and comedian.

Laszlo rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s in the wake of comedy routines in which she portrayed such characters as 'Safta Zapta' and 'Clara the cleaning woman.' In 2005 she won the Best Actress Award at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival for her role in Free Zone.[1]


  • Personal life 1
  • Filmography 2
  • Television 3
  • Awards and nominations 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Personal life

Her parents were both Holocaust survivors.[2] In 1972–1973, she served in the Israel Defense Forces Southern Command musical troupe. She was married to Aviv Giladi, with whom she has two sons.[2] She also married and divorced businessman Benny Bloch.


Year Film Role Notes
1976 Giv'at Halfon Eina Ona Hermona Assi Dayan film
1977 Hatzilu Et HaMatzil Uri Zohar
Itzik Kol film
1978 Belfer Yigal Bursztyn film
Millioner Betzarot The Maid Joel Silberg film
1981 Am Yisrael Hai Assi Dayan film
1983 Kuni Leml B'Kahir Joel Silberg film
2003 Alila Mali Amos Gitai film.
Nomination - Ophir Award for Best Supporting Actress
2004 Ahava Ze Koev Eddy's Mom Episode 1.1 AKA Love Hurts
Ha-Chuliya Hachalasha Hostess Israeli version of the Weakest Link
2004–2007 HaShir Shelanu Naomi Shahar/Herself TV series, AKA Our Song
2005 Free Zone Hanna Ben Moshe Amos Gitai film.
Best Actress Award (Cannes Film Festival)
Nomination - Ophir Award for Best Actress
2008 Shiva Max Ronit Elkabetz & Shlomi Elkabetz film.
AKA 7 Days
On the Road to Tel Aviv Hana Khen Shalem film
Adam Resurrected Rachel Shwester Paul Schrader film
Ima'lle Real estate agent Episode 3.1
2009 Ultimatum Bellas Alain Tasma film
2012 Tanuchi! Naomi Shahar TV series, AKA Take a Chill Pill!
2009 Guyavot Contesa Kobi Machat film


In 2004, Laszlo hosted the Israeli version of the British television game show The Weakest Link.

In 2010, Laszlo served as a judge with Claude Dadia and Eli Mizrachi in "Rokdim Im Kokhavim", the Israeli version of Dancing with the Stars.

Awards and nominations

2005 Cannes Film Festival

Ophir Award


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Free Zone". Retrieved 2009-12-05. 
  2. ^ a b The Wonders of Hana Laszlo

External links

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