2 Israeli Actors Will Appear on 'Game of Thrones'

Two Israeli actors will appear in the upcoming sixth season of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones.”

It is unknown what roles Ania Bukstein and Yousef Sweid will play, the Times of Israel reported.

Bukstein, 33, is a household name in Israel for roles in shows and movies such as “Rabies,” “False Flag” and “The Secrets.” Sweid, 39, an Arab-Israeli, is known for parts in shows like “Homeland” and plays like “Walk on Water.”

According to the Times of Israel, three other Israeli actors — Yuval Scharf, Neta Garty and Leem Lubany — have also tried out for “Game of Thrones” roles. Lubany is rumored to have secured a part.

The sixth season of “Game of Thrones,” based on the fantasy book series by George R. R. Martin, will air in April 2016.

Author

Your Comments

The Forward welcomes reader comments in order to promote thoughtful discussion on issues of importance to the Jewish community. All readers can browse the comments, and all Forward subscribers can add to the conversation. In the interest of maintaining a civil forum, The Forward requires that all commenters be appropriately respectful toward our writers, other commenters and the subjects of the articles. Vigorous debate and reasoned critique are welcome; name-calling and personal invective are not and will be deleted. Egregious commenters or repeat offenders will be banned from commenting. While we generally do not seek to edit or actively moderate comments, our spam filter prevents most links and certain key words from being posted and the Forward reserves the right to remove comments for any reason.

Recommend this article

2 Israeli Actors Will Appear on 'Game of Thrones'

Thank you!

This article has been sent!

Close