Netflix's 'Fauda' Star Signs With Principato-Young (Exclusive)

Lior Raz Headshot - Getty - H 2017

Lior Raz also co-created the political thriller series based on his own time serving in the Israeli special forces

Israeli actor-writer Lior Raz has signed with Principato-Young for management, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.

Raz is the star and co-creator of Israeli political thriller Fauda, which has built a following on Netflix. The series is based on the real-life experiences of Raz and co-creator Avi Issacharoff, who served in the Israeli Defense Force’s special forces unit.

Raz plays the commander of a mista’arvim, a commando unit trained to operate undercover in the Palestinian territories. Fauda became one of Israel television’s biggest hits when its first season premiered in 2015.

Raz continues to be repped by UTA and Israel’s Rinat ve Ilan Talent Management.