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The Spy 

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Based on the life of the Israeli spy, Eli Cohen.

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Gideon Raff
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sacha Baron Cohen ...  Eli Cohen 6 episodes, 2019
Hadar Ratzon Rotem ...  Nadia Cohen 6 episodes, 2019
Yael Eitan ...  Maya 6 episodes, 2019
Noah Emmerich ...  Dan Peleg 6 episodes, 2019
Nassim Si Ahmed ...  Ma'azi 6 episodes, 2019
Mourad Zaoui ...  Benny 6 episodes, 2019
Hicham Goullal Hicham Goullal ...  Benny 6 episodes, 2019
Moni Moshonov ...  Jacob Shimoni 6 episodes, 2019
Alona Tal ...  Julia Schneider 6 episodes, 2019
Uri Gavriel ...  Sheik Majid Al Ard 4 episodes, 2019
Hassam Ghancy ...  Colonel Salim Hatoum 4 episodes, 2019
Faical Elkihel ...  Marwan 4 episodes, 2019
Waleed Zuaiter ...  Colonel Amin Al-Hafez 4 episodes, 2019
Hyam Zaytoun Hyam Zaytoun ...  Sarah 3 episodes, 2019
Alexander Siddig ...  Suidani 3 episodes, 2019
Ait ben Azzouz Brahim ...  Baathist customer 3 episodes, 2019
Soumaya Akaaboune Soumaya Akaaboune ...  Marcelle 3 episodes, 2019
Reymonde Amsallem ...  Zeinab 3 episodes, 2019
Ahmed Boulane ...  Abou Mahmoud 3 episodes, 2019
Maria Zreik ...  Saliha 3 episodes, 2019
Kamel Kenzo Kamel Kenzo ...  Heralt soldier 2 episodes, 2019
Ori Pfeffer ...  Arik 2 episodes, 2019
Yousef 'Joe' Sweid ...  George Seif 2 episodes, 2019
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Based on the life of the Israeli spy, Eli Cohen.

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Drama | History

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Official Sites:

Official Site (Netflix)

Country:

France

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

6 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

If the pre-credits time-capsule sequence evokes the intro to Homeland (2011), it's most likely due to the fact that both series are the product of the same writer, director and creator, Gideon Raff and his team. This sequence is splashed with stills pertinent to the time period 1960-1965 including: Golda Meir, Nelson Mandela, Elvis Presley, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Alfred Hitchcock, John F. Kennedy, Muhammad Ali, Charles de Gaulle, Yuri Gagarin, Adolf Eichmann, Fidel Castro, Lee Harvey Oswald, Leonid Brezhnev, Richard Nixon, Nikita Khrushchev, Ella Fitzgerald, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, etc. See more »

Goofs

The series is set in the early 1960s, but on the map shown in the title sequence, the borders of Israel encompass East Jerusalem and the West Bank. These territories were occupied by Jordan at the time; they were not administered by Israel until their capture in the 1967 Six-Day War. See more »

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Pretty well done.
6 September 2019 | by saini-jagjitSee all my reviews

It's gripping, well enacted, production values are sound. Sasha did a great job. Must watch.


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