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Popular Film Actors from Romania

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List of famous film actors and actresses from Romania, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Romania 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 Romanian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Romania and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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Edward G. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dec. at 80 (1893-1973), Credits: The Ten Commandments, Double Indemnity & Soylent Green

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: United States of America

Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג‎; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian American actor of stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden ...more

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Alexandra Maria Lara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 40, Credits: The Reader, Downfall & Miracle at St. Anna

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Germany, Romania

Alexandra Maria Lara (née Plătăreanu; 12 November 1978) is a Romanian-German actress who has appeared in Downfall (2004), Control (2007), Youth Without Youth (2007), The Reader (2008), ...more
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John Houseman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age Died at 86 (1902-1988), Credits: Scrooged, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! & Three Days of the Condor

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: United States of America, United Kingdom, Romania

John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a British-American-Romanian actor and producer who became known for his highly publicized collaboration with ...more
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Vladimir Cosma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 78, Credits: Diva and Les Sous-doués en vacances

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Vladimir Cosma (born 13 April 1940) is a Romanian-born French composer, conductor and violinist. He was born into a family of musicians. His father, Teodor Cosma, was a pianist and conductor, ...more
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Florin Piersic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 83, Credits: The Column, Michael the Brave & Trandafirul galben

Birthplace: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Nationality: Moldova, Romania

Florin Piersic (Romanian pronunciation: [floˈrin ˈpjersik]; born 27 January 1936) is a well-known Romanian actor and TV personality. He is particularly famous for his leading roles in The White ...more
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Mihai Bendeac is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 36, Credits: Pu-239, Attack Force & Gunpowder

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Mihai Bendeac is an actor.
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Florian Pittiș is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dec. at 64 (1943-2007), Credits: Ma-ma, Veronica se întoarce & The Monalisa Without a Smile

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Florian Pittiş was a Romanian stage and television actor, theatre director, folk music singer, and radio producer. He attended the Gheorghe Lazăr High School in Bucharest and in 1968 he ...more
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Gavril Pătru is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Gavril Pătru Age 46, Credits: Hellraiser: Hellworld, Turkish Passport & The Rest Is Silence

Birthplace: Romania

Nationality: Romania

Gavril Patru is an actor.
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Dan Nutu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dan Nutu Age 74, Credits: Sick Animals

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Dan Nutu is a film producer.
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Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 36, Credits: Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier & Black Swan

Birthplace: Constanța, Sud-Est, Romania

Nationality: United States of America, Romania

Sebastian Stan (born August 13, 1982) is a Romanian-American actor. On television, he has played Carter Baizen in Gossip Girl, Prince Jack Benjamin in Kings, Jefferson in Once Upon a Time, and ...more

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András Hath&aacut... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
András Hatházi Age 51, Credits: Morgen and Chinese Defense

Birthplace: Brașov, Centru, Romania

Nationality: Romania

András Hatházi is an actor and writer.
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Marcel Iureş is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 67, Credits: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Mission: Impossible & Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

Birthplace: Băilești, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Marcel Iureş (Romanian pronunciation: [marˈt͡ʃel ˈjureʃ] (listen); born August 2, 1951) is a Romanian actor He is one of Romania's most acclaimed stage and film actors. He has acted in films and ...more
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Elie Wiesel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 90, Credits: The Holocaust: In Memory of Millions and The Genocide Factor: Genocide from Biblical Times Through the Ages

Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania

Nationality: United States of America, Romania

Eliezer Wiesel (, Hebrew: אֱלִיעֶזֶר וִיזֶל‎ ʾĔlîʿezer Vîzel; September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016) was a Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, ...more
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Loredana Groza is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 48, Credits: Modigliani, Assassination Games & Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles

Birthplace: Onești, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Loredana Groza (born 10 June 1970) is a Romanian pop singer-songwriter, model, actress, dancer, TV personality, media proprietor, and coach in the talent show Vocea României known for ...more
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Sergiu Nicolaescu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dec. at 83 (1930-2013), Credits: Michael the Brave, Dacii & A Police Superintendent Accuses

Birthplace: Sud-Vest, Târgu Jiu, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Sergiu Florin Nicolaescu (Romanian: [ˈserd͡ʒju floˈrin nikolaˈesku]; 13 April 1930 – 3 January 2013) was a Romanian film director, actor and politician. He was best known for his historical ...more
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Andi Vasluianu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 44, Credits: California Dreamin', Bibliothèque Pascal & The Gambler

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Andi Vasluianu is an actor.
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Duncan Renaldo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dec. at 76 (1904-1980), Credits: For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Painted Stallion & Border Patrol

Birthplace: Romania

Nationality: United States of America, Romania

Renault Renaldo Duncan (April 23, 1904 – September 3, 1980), better known as Duncan Renaldo, was a Romanian-born American actor best remembered for his portrayal of The Cisco Kid in films and on ...more
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Gheorghe Dinică is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dec. at 75 (1934-2009), Credits: The Column, White Palms & A Police Superintendent Accuses

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Gheorghe Dinică (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈɡe̯orɡe diˈnikə]; January 1, 1934 – November 10, 2009) was a Romanian actor.Dinică showed an early interest in acting, being part of different amateur ...more
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Marin Karmitz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: France, Romania

Marin Karmitz (born 7 October 1938) is a French businessman whose career has spanned the French film industry, including director, producer, film distributor, and operator of a chain of ...more
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Jean Negulesco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dec. at 93 (1900-1993), Credits: Le jupon rouge

Birthplace: Craiova, Sud-Vest, Romania

Nationality: United States of America, Romania

Jean Negulesco (born Ioan Negulescu; 29 February 1900 (O.S.) – 18 July 1993) was a Romanian-American film director and screenwriter.He was called "the first real master of
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Elina Löwensohn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 52, Credits: Schindler's List, Dark Water & A Very Long Engagement

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: United States of America, Romania

Elina Löwensohn (born 11 July 1966) is a Romanian-American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the films Simple Men (1992), Schindler's List (1993), Amateur (1994), Nadja ...more
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Delia Antal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 38, Credits: Veer, StreetDance 3D & Jhootha Hi Sahi

Birthplace: Zalău, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Delia Antal is an actress, film director, screenwriter and film producer.
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Gregor von Rezzori is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Dec. at 84 (1914-1998), Credits: Viva Maria!, Man on Horseback & Un mari à prix fixe

Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine, Eurasia, Chernivtsi Oblast

Nationality: Austria

Gregor von Rezzori (German pronunciation: [ʁɛˈtsoːʁi]; May 13, 1914 – April 23, 1998), born Gregor Arnulph Hilarius d'Arezzo, was an Austrian-born, Romanian, German-language novelist, memoirist, ...more
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Valentin Teodosiu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 65, Credits: Assassination Games, If The Seed Doesn't Die & The Outpost

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Valentin Teodosiu is an actor.
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Vlad Ivanov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Romania
Age 49, Credits: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days & Snowpiercer

Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Vlad Ivanov (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈvlad iˈvanov]; born Vladimir Ivanov [vladiˈmir iˈvanov], 4 August 1969) is a Romanian actor of Lipovan origin.