Gal Gadot in 2016
Jaron Varsano (m. 2008)
Gal Gadot (aka Gal Gadot-Varsano; / / GAH-l GAH-do-T; Hebrew: גל גדות; born 30 April 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. Gadot won Miss Israel 2004, before serving in the Israel Defence Forces. She played Gisele Harabo in the 2009 movie Fast and Furious. Gadot also played Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016. She appeared in the solo movie Wonder Woman (2017) and again as Wonder Woman in Justice League (2017).
Early life[change | change source]
Gadot was born in Tel Aviv, Israel to Jewish parents and grew up in Rosh HaAyin, Israel. In Hebrew, her first name means "wave". Her last name means "riverbanks". Her parents were born in Israel. They changed their last name from "Greenstein" to "Gadot". Her father Michael Gadot is an engineer. Her mother Irit (née Weiss) is a teacher. Gadot's grandparents are Holocaust survivors. She has a younger sister, Dana. 
Military service[change | change source]
From the age of 20, Gadot served for two years as a soldier of the Israel Defense Forces. She did well in the three-month training. Gadot says of her time in the army, "You give two or three years, and it's not about you. You give your freedom away for a while. You learn discipline and respect".
Filmography[change | change source]
Film[change | change source]
|2009||Fast & Furious||Gisele Yashar|
|2010||Knight and Day||Naomi|
|2011||Fast Five||Gisele Yashar|
|2013||Fast & Furious 6||Gisele Yashar|
|2014||Kicking Out Shoshana||Mirit Ben Harush|
|2015||Furious 7||Gisele Yashar|
|2016||Triple 9||Elena Vlaslov|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2016||Keeping Up with the Joneses||Natalie Jones|
|2017||Wonder Woman||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2017||Justice League||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2020||Wonder Woman 1984||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman||Post-production|
|2021||Zack Snyder's Justice League||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman||Pre-production|
Television[change | change source]
|2007||Bubot||Miriam "Merry" Elkayam||Series|
|2009||Entourage||Lisa||Episode: "Amongst Friends"|
|2009||The Beautiful Life||Olivia||3 episodes|
|2017||Saturday Night Live||Herself / Host||Episode: "Gal Gadot/Sam Smith"|
References[change | change source]
- Jimmy Kimmel Live (16 March 2016). "Gal Gadot Asks Jimmy Kimmel About Her Breasts". Retrieved 2 August 2016 – via YouTube.
- "Gal Gadot". AllMovie.com. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
- "Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman: Comics world reacts on Twitter". latimes.com. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
- הדוגמניות המרוויחות ביותר בישראל Archived 2015-06-09 at the Wayback Machine Forbes Israel, June 2013
- Romeyn, Kathryn (9 July 2015). "Wonder Woman Gal Gadot is the Face of Gucci's New Fragrance". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "Chatting With 'Fast Five' Star Gal Gadot". forward.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
- "Chatting With 'Fast Five' Star Gal Gadot". forward.com. Archived from the original on 7 January 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
- Halutz, Avshalom (6 December 2013). "Who Is Gal Gadot, Hollywood's Next Wonder Woman?" – via Haaretz.
- Appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 15 March 2016.
- "יום השואה: מפורסמים משתפים בזכרון אישי - וואלה! סלבס". walla.co.il. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
- "מס' 16: גל גדות". 9 February 2004. Retrieved 13 August 2016 – via Ynet.
- Gal Gadot Is Wonder Woman: "She Is Not Relying on a Man, and She's Not There Because of a Love Story" By Glamour.com
- "סופר־גירל". ynet (in Hebrew). 2016-03-22. Retrieved 2016-08-02.
Other websites[change | change source]
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