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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.

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.
  • Edward G. Robinson1

    Edward G. Robinson

    The Ten Commandments, Double Indemnity

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityUnited States of America, Romania

    Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג‎; December 12, 1893...  more

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    #179 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#166 of 302 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

  • Alexandra Maria Lara2

    Alexandra Maria Lara

    The Reader, Downfall

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    NationalityGermany, Romania

    Alexandra Maria Lara (née Plătăreanu; 12 November 1978) is a Romanian-German actress who has...  more
  • John Houseman3

    John Houseman

    Scrooged, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    BirthplaceSoutheast Europe, Bucharest, Romania

    NationalityUnited States of America, United Kingdom, Romania

    John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a...  more
  • Vladimir Cosma4

    Vladimir Cosma

    Diva, Les Sous-doués en vacances

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania


    Vladimir Cosma (born 13 April 1940) is a Romanian-born French composer, conductor and...  more
  • 5

    Florin Piersic

    The Column, Michael the Brave

    BirthplaceCluj-Napoca, Romania

    NationalityMoldova, Romania

    Florin Piersic (Romanian pronunciation: [floˈrin ˈpjersik]; born 27 January 1936) is a...  more
  • 6

    Mihai Bendeac

    Pu-239, Attack Force

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania


    Mihai Bendeac is an actor....  more
  • Florian Pittiș7

    Florian Pittiș

    Ma-ma, Veronica se întoarce

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania


    Florian Pittiş was a Romanian stage and television actor, theatre director, folk music singer,...  more
  • 8

    Gavril Pătru

    Hellraiser: Hellworld, Turkish Passport



    Gavril Patru is an actor....
  • 9

    Dan Nutu

    Sick Animals

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania


    Dan Nutu is a film producer....
  • Sebastian Stan10

    Sebastian Stan

    Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    BirthplaceConstanța, Sud-Est, Romania

    NationalityUnited States of America, Romania

    Sebastian Stan (born August 13, 1982) is a Romanian-American actor. On television, he has...  more

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    #184 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#13 of 200 The Hottest Men Of 2021, Ranked

  • 11

    András Hatházi

    Morgen, Chinese Defense

    BirthplaceBrașov, Centru, Romania


    András Hatházi is an actor and writer....
  • 12

    Marcel Iureş

    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Mission: Impossible

    BirthplaceBăilești, Romania


    Marcel Iureş (Romanian pronunciation: [marˈt͡ʃel ˈjureʃ] (listen); born August 2, 1951) is a...  more
  • Elie Wiesel13

    Elie Wiesel

    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,...  more
  • Loredana Groza14

    Loredana Groza

    Modigliani, Assassination Games

    BirthplaceOnești, Romania


    Loredana Groza (born 10 June 1970) is a Romanian pop singer-songwriter, model, actress,...  more
  • Sergiu Nicolaescu15

    Sergiu Nicolaescu

    Michael the Brave, Dacii

    BirthplaceSud-Vest, Târgu Jiu, Romania


    Sergiu Florin Nicolaescu (Romanian: [ˈserd͡ʒju floˈrin nikolaˈesku]; 13 April 1930 – 3 January...  more
  • 16

    Andi Vasluianu

    California Dreamin', Bibliothèque Pascal

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania


    Andi Vasluianu is an actor....  more
  • Duncan Renaldo17

    Duncan Renaldo

    For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Painted Stallion


    NationalityUnited States of America, Romania

    Renault Renaldo Duncan (April 23, 1904 – September 3, 1980), better known as Duncan Renaldo,...  more
  • Gheorghe Dinică18

    Gheorghe Dinică

    The Column, White Palms

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania


    Gheorghe Dinică (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈɡe̯orɡe diˈnikə]; January 1, 1934 – November 10,...  more
  • Marin Karmitz19
    Marin Karmitz (born 7 October 1938) is a French businessman whose career has spanned the...  more
  • Jean Negulesco20

    Jean Negulesco

    Le jupon rouge

    BirthplaceCraiova, Sud-Vest, Romania

    NationalityUnited States of America, Romania

    Jean Negulesco (born Ioan Negulescu; 29 February 1900 (O.S.) – 18 July 1993) was a...  more
  • Elina Löwensohn21

    Elina Löwensohn

    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...  more
  • 22

    Delia Antal

    Veer, StreetDance 3D

    BirthplaceZalău, Romania


    Delia Antal is an actress, film director, screenwriter and film producer....  more
  • Gregor von Rezzori23

    Gregor von Rezzori

    Viva Maria!, Man on Horseback

    BirthplaceChernivtsi, Ukraine, Eurasia, Chernivtsi Oblast


    Gregor von Rezzori (German pronunciation: [ʁɛˈtsoːʁi]; May 13, 1914 – April 23, 1998), born...  more
  • Valentin Teodosiu24

    Valentin Teodosiu

    Assassination Games, If The Seed Doesn't Die

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania


    Valentin Teodosiu is an actor....  more
  • Vlad Ivanov25

    Vlad Ivanov

    4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    BirthplaceBotoșani, Romania


    Vlad Ivanov (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈvlad iˈvanov]; born Vladimir Ivanov [vladiˈmir...  more