Avital, Mili 1972–

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Avital, Mili 1972–


Born April 3, 1972, in Jerusalem, Israel; immigrated to the United States, 1992; daughter of Iko (a graphic designer) and Noni (a graphic designer) Avital; married Charles Randolph (a screenwriter), July 4, 2004. Education: Attended the Circle in the Square Professional Theater School.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Career: Actress. Appeared in advertisements, including a television commercial for Meudenet White Cheese; previously worked as a waitress in New York City.

Awards, Honors: Israeli Film Academy Award, best supporting actress, 1991, for Me'ever Layam; Israeli Film Academy Award nomination, best actress, 1994, for Groupie; Universe Reader's Choice Award, best supporting actress in a genre motion picture, Sci-Fi Universe Magazine, 1995, for Stargate; Israeli Film Academy Award nomination, best actress, 1997, for Minotaur.


Film Appearances:

Miri, Me'ever Layam (also known as Over the Ocean and Beyond the Seas), Transfax Film Productions, 1992.

Groupie, 1993.

Sha'uri, Stargate (also known as Stargate, la porte des etoiles), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1994.

Thel Russell, Dead Man (also known as Jim Jarmuch's "Dead Man"), Miramax, 1995.

The End of Violence (also known as Am ende der gewalt), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1997.

Thea, Minotaur (also known as Mossad), Cinema Pardes, 1997.

Fatima, Animals (also known as Animals and the Tollkeeper), Magnolia Mae, 1997.

Samantha Andrews, Kissing a Fool, Universal, 1998.

Sofie Pzoniak, Polish Wedding, Fox Searchlight, 1998.

Erin, The Young Girl and the Monsoon, 1999.

Emily Tylk, Preston Tylk (also known as Bad Seed), New City Releasing, 2000.

Young Iris, The Human Stain (also known as La couleur du mensonge and Der menschliche makel), Miramax, 2003.

Tali Shalev, Ahava Columbianit, 2004.

Vanessa, When Do We Eat?, ThinkFilm, 2005.

Film Work:

Director, producer, and editor, I Think Myself I Am All the Time Younger (documentary), 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Scheherazade, Arabian Nights, ABC, 2000.

Devorah Baron, Uprising, NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Theresa Barnes, Invasion of Privacy (also known as Head Games), HBO, 1996.

Conquina, After the Storm, USA Network, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host (with Michael Douglas and Kevin Costner), To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th, CBS, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Marta Stevens, "Payback," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 1999.

Ava Parulis/Irina Parulis, "Parasites," Law Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001.

Also appeared as Eryn Towne, "Nexus," Haunted, UPN.

Stage Appearances:

Cecille, Dangerous Liaisons, Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1987.



Bikini, May, 1998, pp. 15-16.

People Weekly, May 8, 2000, p. 219.

Shiva Yamim, June 19, 1998, pp. 22-27.