Bar Paly

Paly in 2012, photo by PR Photos

Birth Name: Varvara Alexandrovna Phaly

Place of Birth: Nizhny Tagil, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia)

Date of Birth: April 29, 1985

Ethnicity: Russian Jewish

Bar Paly is an Israeli actress and model. She was born in Russia, and moved to Israel when she was seven. She was raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. Her parents are Olga (Drob) and Alexander Paly/Phaly. Bar is Jewish. In 2016, she became a U.S. citizen.

Bar is married to Canadian filmmaker Ian Kessner. Ian is also Jewish. When asked in an interview about whether it was important for her to marry a Jewish man, Bar stated: “Was it important for me? Yeah, I guess in a way. I don’t think I’ve ever thought about it that it has to be, you know, Jewish or not, but yeah it’s important because, you know, in the end it’s a tradition and it’s the holidays, you have common things.”

Bar’s grandfathers are pictured here.

Bar’s paternal grandmother’s name is Yelena.

Bar’s maternal grandparents are named Moishe Drob and Ala.

Source: Genealogy of Bar Paly –

37 Responses

  1. shobohunter says:

    I find her not attractive at all.

  2. Yulya says:

    Drob is my own surname. And it’s not rare, in social net. websites (esp. russian) there are many people have this name.

  3. Dexterous B says:

    She was born in Russia.

  4. J.J. says:

    correction; her eyes are just green, not forest green (green+brown)

  5. ashash says:

    She is a typical Jewish woman. They are usually prettier than other women of other races.

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