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Aliza Gur (Hebrew: עליזה גור‎‎; born Alizia Gross, 1 April 1944, Ramat Gan, Mandatory Palestine) was Miss Israel of 1960 and a semi-finalist in the Miss Universe pageant that same year.[2] Her parents had fled Germany during Hitler's dictatorship and settled in Mandatory Palestine, where she and her brother were born.

Personal life

Gur eventually went to the United States and settled in California, where she began her film and television career. Her parents emigrated to the United States as well and settled in Cleveland, Ohio, for a time; they died in the 1970s. Gur has been married twice, first to Sy Shulman, and next to Sheldon Schrager, and has one son from her first marriage.

Career

In 1965 she made a guest appearance on Perry Mason as Dr. Nina Rivelli in "The Case of the Baffling Bug." Her other television credits include The Big Valley, Daniel Boone, Get Smart, and The Wild Wild West. Her film credits include From Russia with Love (1963), Night Train to Paris (1964), Agent for H.A.R.M. (1966), Kill a Dragon (1967), The Hand of Night (1968) and Tarzan and the Jungle Boy (1968).[3]

Her most famous role was as one of two fighting Gypsies in From Russia with Love. The female lead in the film, Daniela Bianchi, had been Gur's roommate at the 1960 Miss Universe pageant.[3]

Filmography

References

  1. ^ Profile, glamourgirlsofthesilverscreen.com; accessed 2 December 2015.
  2. ^ Tom Lisanti, Louis Paul. Film fatales: women in espionage films and television, 1962-1973. Retrieved 6 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Aliza Gur at the Internet Movie Database

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