Actors Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria

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List of famous film actors and actresses from Bulgaria, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Bulgaria has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Bulgarian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Bulgaria and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Film actors here include everything from Stanislav Ianevski to Stoyan Stoychev.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Bulgarian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Bulgaria?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Bulgaria in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Bulgarian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Nina Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Roommate, Away from Her Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian Canadian actress and model. She played the role of Mia Jones, the single teenage mother, on Degrassi: The Next Generation, from the show's sixth to ninth season. Since ...more

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George Baker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
On Her Majesty's Secret Service, You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me George Baker, MBE was an English actor and writer. He was best known for portraying Tiberius in I, Claudius, and Inspector Wexford in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.

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Velizar Binev is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Hitman, Unstoppable, Undisputed II: Last Man Standing Velizar Binev is an actor.

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Atanas Srebrev is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
300: Rise of an Empire, Hitman, Undisputed II: Last Man Standing Atanas Srebrev is an actor.

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Bozhidar Iskrenov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Manevri na petiya etazh, My Darling, My Darling Bozhidar Iskrenov is an actor.

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Iossif Sarchadzhiev is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Iossif Sarchadzhiev Avé, Aszparuh, Time of Violence Iossif Sarchadzhiev is an actor.

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Julian Vergov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Fourth Kind, Shark Hunter, Locusts: The 8th Plague Julian Vergov is an actor.

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Valentin Ganev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Way Back, The Fourth Kind, Undisputed II: Last Man Standing Valentin Ganev is an actor.

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Hristo Shopov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Passion of the Christ, I Am David, Undisputed III: Redemption Hristo Naumov Shopov is a Bulgarian actor. Shopov's father, Naum Shopov, was a famous Bulgarian actor as well. He is most noted for his 2004 portrayal of Pontius Pilate in Mel Gibson's The ...more

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Raicho Vasilev is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Ninja, The Hills Run Red, Alien Lockdown Raicho Vasilev is a Bulgarian stunt/actor best known for his role Gladiator Gnaeus on the TV series Spartacus: Blood and Sand and its prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena.

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Zahary Baharov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Way Back, The Monuments Men, War Zahary Baharov is an actor.

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Bashar Rahal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Whiteout, War, Inc. Bashar Mounzer Rahal is a Bulgarian actor of Arab descent, known for his role in the TV show "It Can't Be" equivalent of "'Saturday Night Live'". Most recently he can be seen ...more

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Velislav Pavlov is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Expendables 2, Undisputed III: Redemption, War Velislav Pavlov is an actor.

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Nikolai Sotirov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Ninja, Boogeyman 3, Star Runners Nikolai Sotirov is an actor.

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Filipp Kirkorov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
No Love in the City, The Crazy Day or The Marriage of Figaro, Rzhevsky vs. Napoleon Philipp Bedrosovich Kirkorov PAR is a Russian pop singer.

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Harry Anichkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Grey Zone, Ninja, Autómata Harry Anichkin is an actor.

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Djoko Rossich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Werckmeister Harmonies, Tuvalu, Rose's Songs Đorđe "Đoko" Rosić was a Serbian Bulgarian actor who was prominent in Serbia and Hungary as well as his home country. Rosić was born in Krupanj, Kingdom of Yugoslavia to a Serbian ...more

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Andrey Slabakov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Ninja, The Mechanik, The Volcano Disaster Andrey Slabakov is an actor, film director and a screenwriter.

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Itzhak Fintzi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Stars, The Child Prodigy, Csontváry Itzhak Fintzi is a Bulgarian film and stage actor. He was born in Sofia, where he graduated from the dramatic art academy. In the following years he played in a number of theatres, both in the ...more

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Deyan Donkov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Hitman, Ninja, Thick as Thieves Deyan Donkov is an actor.

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Meglena Karalambova is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Way Back, Ninja, Derailed Meglena Karalambova is an actress.

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Wladimir Yordanoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
L'Auberge Espagnole, Pot Luck, The Taste of Others Wladimir Yordanoff is a French actor of Bulgarian origin. He has appeared in more than sixty films since 1979.

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Hulusi Kentmen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Tatlı Dillim, Alev Alev, Gel Barışalım Hulusi Kentmen was a Turkish actor. He was born in Tarnovo, Bulgaria in 1912. He studied at petty officer preparatory school.He graduated from school with 3rd class petty officer rank. After ...more

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Assen Blatechki is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Hitman, Ninja, The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake Asen Emilov Blatechki is a Bulgarian actor.

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Krassimir Dokov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Lost and Found - Six Glances of a Generation, Investigation, Letter to America Krassimir Dokov is an actor.

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Sylvie Vartan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Malpertuis, Repeated Absences Sylvie Vartan is a French singer and actress. She is known as one of the most productive and tough-sounding yé-yé artists. Her performances often featured elaborate show-dance ...more

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Peter Slabakov is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Goya, Eolomea, Investigation Peter Slabakov was a Bulgarian actor. He had appeared in 85 films since 1960. His last film was Investigation. His son Andrey Slabakov is an actor and a film director. Right after the fall of ...more

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Ivan Barnev is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Train, Shark Hunter, I Served the King of England Ivan Barnev is an actor.

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Christo Jivkov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Passion of the Christ, David's Birthday, The Final Inquiry Christo Jivkov is an actor and film producer.

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Georgi Staykov is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest Georgi Staykov is a film actor.

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Rady Panov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Girl in Progress, Girl Fight, Ethan & Jenn Rady Panov is a Bulgarian Canadian actor best known for his role as Ferguson in the movie Girl in Progress. Panov has also appeared as Derek in the Lifetime movie Girl Fight.

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Naum Shopov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Naum Shopov Incognita, The Killing Ground, Toplo Naum Shopov was an actor.

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Valeri Yordanov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Valeri Yordanov Investigation, The Mechanik, Marines Valeri Yordanov is an actor.

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Viktor Starcic is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Perfidy, Legends of Anika, The Dream Viktor Starcic was an actor.

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Todor Kolev is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Todor Kolev Toplo, The Hare Census, King for a Day Тодор Колев is a musical artist.

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Lyubomir Ganev is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Lyubomir Ganev The Mechanik, Direct Contact Lyubomir Eftimov Ganev, a.k.a. Lyubo Ganev or Lupo, is a former Bulgarian volleyball player. He was born in Rousse, where he started his career. He played with CSKA for seven years and was five ...more

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Lyubomir Neikov is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
War, Inc., Investigation Lyubomir Neikov is a Bulgarian comedian and actor . He is known for his work on television and in the theatre. He graduated from the Technical School of electrical engineering and later he ...more

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Georgi Partsalev is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Georgi Partsalev Lyubimetz 13, The Tied Up Balloon, Whale Georgi Ivanov Partsalev was a Bulgarian theatre and film actor mainly known for his roles in comedies. Born in Levski, Pleven Province in 1925, Partsalev finished high school in Pleven and ...more

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Ljuba Welitsch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Arms and the Man, Geliebte Hochstaplerin, The Man Between Ljuba Welitsch was a celebrated Bulgarian, later Austrian, operatic soprano. She studied singing at Sofia Conservatory with professor Georgi Zlatev-Cherkin. After specializing in Vienna, she ...more

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Hristo Hristov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Hristo Hristov American Gangster, Enchanted, Salt Hristo Hristov is an actor.

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Rousy Chanev is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
The Island, Warming Up Yesterday's Lunch, Advantage Rousy Chanev is a Bulgarian actor. He has appeared in 30 films since 1966. He starred in the 1977 film Advantage, which was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival where it won ...more

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Kiril Efremov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Kiril Efremov The Black Dahlia, The Mechanik, Double Identity Kiril Efremov is an actor.

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Kliment Denchev is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
A Different Loyalty, The Assignment, Investigation Kliment Denchev was an actor.

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Rangel Vulchanov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Item One, Sun and Shadow, Crayfish Rangel Valchanov was a Bulgarian cinema actor and director. He finished theater directing at the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in 1953. He started working as an ...more

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Elena Hranova is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Elena Hranova Stars, Lyubimetz 13, Earth Elena Hranova was an actress.

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Stanislav Ianevski is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Hostel: Part II, Resistance Stanislav Ianevski is a Bulgarian actor who is perhaps best known for playing Viktor Krum in the 2005 film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Ianevski was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and lived in ...more

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Levana Finkelstein is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
A Matter of Size, Aviva, My Love Levana Finkelstein is an actress.

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Svetlana Yancheva is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Svetlana Yancheva Lost and Found - Six Glances of a Generation, Investigation, Letter to America Svetlana Yancheva is an actor.

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George Stanchev is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Shark Attack 3, Derailed, Marines George Stanchev is an actor, musician, record producer and singer-songwriter.

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Lyubomir Yonchev is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Bulgaria
Branded, Direct Contact Lyubomir Yonchev is an actor, a film producer, a screenwriter, a film director and a film editor.