Haya Harareet

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Haya Harareet (Hebrew: חיה נויברג) (20 September 1931 – 3 February 2021) was an Israeli actress. She was best known for playing Esther, Charlton Heston's love interest in the 1959 movie Ben Hur.[1] Harareet was born in Haifa, Mandatory Palestine (present-day Israel). Her career lasted from 1955 to 1974.

Harareet died on 3 February 2021 in Marlow, Buckinghamshire at the age of 89.[2]

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  1. Burton, Alan; O'Sullivan, Tim (2009). The cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 135–. ISBN 978-0-7486-3289-3.
  2. 'Ben-Hur' Star, Israeli Actress Haya Harareet, Dies

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