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Chaim Topol, Dead at 87

Chaim Topol was the actor, singer, and illustrator best known for his portrayal of Tevye, the lead role in the stage musical Fiddler on the Roof and the 1971 film adaptation, performing this role more than 3,500 times from the late 1960s through 2009.

He won a Golden Globe for Best Actor and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for that 1971 performance of Tevye.

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