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Popular Film Actors from Romania

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.

The list you're viewing contains film actors like Geo Dobre and József Bihari.

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

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

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityUnited States of America, Romania

    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 Age. He  ...more

    #191 of 643 The Best Actors In Film History#207 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History#67 of 100 100 Famous People Who Have Entertained The Troops On USO Tours

  • 2
    The Reader, Downfall

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityGermany, 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), Rush (2013),  ...more
  • 3
    Scrooged, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityUnited 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 director  ...more
  • 4
    Diva, Les Sous-doués en vacances

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    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, his  ...more
  • 5
    The Column, Michael the Brave

    BirthplaceCluj-Napoca, Romania

    NationalityMoldova, 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 Moor  ...more
  • 6
    Pu-239, Attack Force

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    Mihai Bendeac is an actor.  ...more
  • 7
    Ma-ma, Veronica se întoarce

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    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 graduated  ...more
  • 8

    Gavril Pătru

    Hellraiser: Hellworld, Turkish Passport

    BirthplaceRomania

    NationalityRomania

    Gavril Patru is an actor.
  • 9

    Dan Nutu

    Sick Animals

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    Dan Nutu is a film producer.
  • 10
    Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    BirthplaceConstanța, Sud-Est, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    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 T.J.  ...more

    #192 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#40 of 53 The Top Casting Choices for the Next James Bond Actor#8 of 342 The Hottest Men Of 2021, Ranked

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    András Hatházi

    Morgen, Chinese Defense

    BirthplaceBrașov, Centru, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    András Hatházi is an actor and writer.
  • 12
    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Mission: Impossible

    BirthplaceBăilești, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    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 on  ...more
  • 13
    The Holocaust: In Memory of Millions, The Genocide Factor: Genocide from Biblical Times Through the Ages

    BirthplaceSighetu Marmației, Romania

    NationalityUnited 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, and Holocaust  ...more
  • 14
    Modigliani, Assassination Games

    BirthplaceOnești, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    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 alternating  ...more
  • 15
    Michael the Brave, Dacii

    BirthplaceSud-Vest, Târgu Jiu, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    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 films,  ...more
  • 16
    California Dreamin', Bibliothèque Pascal

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    Andi Vasluianu is an actor.  ...more
  • 17
    For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Painted Stallion

    BirthplaceOancea, Romania

    NationalityUnited 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 the  ...more
  • 18
    The Column, White Palms

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    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
  • 19
    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
  • 20
    Le jupon rouge

    BirthplaceSud-Vest, Craiova, Romania

    NationalityUnited 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 CinemaScope".  ...more
  • 21
    Schindler's List, Dark Water

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityUnited 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 (1994) and  ...more
  • 22
    Veer, StreetDance 3D

    BirthplaceZalău, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    Delia Antal is an actress, film director, screenwriter and film producer.  ...more
  • 23
    Viva Maria!, Man on Horseback

    BirthplaceUkraine, Chernivtsi

    NationalityAustria

    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
  • 24
    Assassination Games, If The Seed Doesn't Die

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    Valentin Teodosiu is an actor.  ...more
  • 25
    4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    BirthplaceBotoșani, Romania

    NationalityRomania

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