Evelyn Kaplon is an Israeli actress. She won the Ophir Award for Best Lead Actress in the film “Friends of Jana”.
Kaplon received her first public acclaim when starring in Julie Schelez’s “Afula Express”, alongside Zvika Hadar and Estee Zackheim. The film won the prestigious Volgin Award at the Jerusalem Festival and won six Israeli Academy Awards. In 1999, Kaplon starred alongside Nir Levy and Musco Alkalay in Eric Kaplon’s “Yana’s Friends”. As with her own past experiences, Kaplon played a young Russian immigrant to Israel living a hard day in the background of the Gulf War. The film won ten Israeli Academy Awards, among them the best film, and Kaplon won the best actress award. Kaplon then won the Best Actress Award at the Philippine Film Festival and the Karlovy Vary Festival.