Mili Avital began her career at the age of 17 in Christopher Hampton's Dangerous Liaisons, at the Cameri Theater of Tel- Aviv. Among her Israeli films, she won the 1992 Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Over the Ocean. Arriving in New York in 1994, she was immediately cast as the female lead in Roland Emmerich's Stargate, for which she received a Sci-Fi Universe award. Her film work includes: Deadman (Jim Jarmusch) Kissing a Fool (Doug Ellin) Polish Wedding, Animals, The Young Girl and the Monsoon, The Human Stain (Robert Benton), When Do We Eat?, Columbian Love (Israel), and Noodle (Israel / China), for which she received the 2007 Israeli Critics' Circle Award for Best Actress, the Israeli Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, and Israel's Person of the Year nomination. Television: Scheherazade in the Emmy nominated ABC miniseries Arabian Nights, NBC miniseries Uprising (Jon Avnet), USA Network's After the Storm, Damages (FX), Prisoners of War (Keshet, Israel). Directed a short documentary, I Think Myself I Am All The Time Younger, (Tribeca Film Festival 2004, Jerusalem Film Festival 2004). She resides in New York City with her husband, screenwriter Charles Randolph, and their son.
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