‘Fauda’ Follow-up ‘Hit & Run’ by Lior Raz Is Netflix’s Best Show of the Year

‘Hit & Run’ builds on Lior Raz’s star turn in Israeli thriller ‘Fauda’ and makes him the world’s most unlikely action hero since Liam Neeson

Adrian Hennigan
Adrian Hennigan
Adrian Hennigan
Adrian Hennigan

If there were such a breed as an Israeli pitbull, it would probably look and behave like Lior Raz. A short, stocky attack dog, one would expect it to snarl, snap and be ultra-aggressive, yet loyal to a fault. After all, these are the characteristics that have made the 49-year-old Israeli actor a household name, after Netflix audiences worldwide took an unlikely shine to his Doron Kavillio character in three seasons of the hit Israeli thriller “Fauda.”

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