24 june, 1982
Sarai Givaty, sometimes spelled Sarai Givati, is a well known actress, and model in Israel. Her first role was in a live sketch on the Israeli tonight show (Kol Layla (2004)) where she played an American reporter. The segment was very successful. On the final show, Israeli hush critic Raana Shacked called it "the pick of the show". Sarai continued shooting the segment even after she moved to New York where she attended acting school at the HB Studios. in 2005 Sarai was a part of a small cast who received the "Best Teen Show of The Year" from the Israel Golden Screen Award (Masah Hazahav). Shortly there after, Sarai became a big name in the Israeli entertainment industry and received many large company endorsements. A year later Sarai decided to explore her work options in Los Angeles. Upon her arrival, she quickly landed the lead role in a film called The Passage (2007) starring opposite Stephen Dorff. in 2007, the movie premiered at the Toronto Film Festival where critics called Sarai's performance "star making". Some other notable project she's worked on was the lead in the Enrique Iglesias video "Somebody's Me". In 2008 she also played a Russian spy in the pilot My Own Worst Enemy (2008) next to Christian Slater...although the show went off the air after three episodes. In 2009 Sarai was back in Israel to shoot yet another comedic role in TV series called "The Pilot Wives". Sarai also plays piano and guitar in a band and has been playing concerts in both Israel and Los Angeles.