Abraham Sofaer Overview

Abraham Sofaer
Date of Birth
Oct 01, 1896
Birth Place:
Rangoon, Burma

Biography

Burmese actor Abraham Sofaer had the strong semitic features and cultured mannerisms to allow him to play a variety of ethnic types. In various films and TV shows, Sofaer portrayed Jews, Arabs, Armenians, Turks and plenty of East Indians (though he usual shied away from the latter because, in his words, "it is so ridiculously easy"). Offscreen, Sofaer thought of himself as an old-school-tie...