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Gal Gadot

Actress Gal Gadot

Profession: Actress

Nationality:
Israel
Israeli

Why Famous: Famous as the most recent actress to play the DC superhero Wonder Woman on screen, appearing in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" (2016) before starring in "Woman Woman" (2017) directed by Patty Jenkins opposite Chris Pine.

Gadot rose to fame after winning the Miss Israel title in 2004 and becoming a model. She moved into acting landing a role in the Fast and the Furious film franchise with the 4th film in the series "Fast and Furious" (2009).

Born: April 30, 1985
Birthplace: Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel
Age: 35 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 2016-03-19 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Synder and starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, first premieres in Mexico City
  • 2017-05-25 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman

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