Jewish Journal

Search our Archives!

Email to a Friend

Wiesenthal Larger Than Life on Screen

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/wiesenthal_larger_than_life_on_screen_20051007

While some admirers have envisioned Wiesenthal as a Jewish John Wayne or James Bond, the diminutive Kingsley, who has played numerous Jewish characters in his film career, including Meyer Lansky in "Bugsy" and Fagin in the current "Oliver Twist," depicts him as a much more modest man, frail after the camps, dedicated to his work, not given to swagger or seduction.

Recipient email:
Your email:
What's this word?