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Georgi Georgiev-Getz

Georgi Georgiev-Getz (Georgi Ivanov Georgiev) was born in the village Razpopovtsi, today the town of Elena, Bulgaria. He graduated in "acting" in the class of Professor Filip Filipov at National Academy for Theatre and Film Art, Sofia, Bulgaria (1949-1953). He has made a theatrical specialization in Moscow (1955-1956). He was a construction worker and contributor to newspapers. In 1953-91, he was at the National Theater in Sofia. He was a board member of Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers. He created bright images drawn from classical and contemporary Bulgarian dramaturgy. Part of his movies are "We Were Young", "Eighth", "A Peasant on a Bicycle", "Matriarchy", "Father". One of his best and well-known film roles is the role of Jordan in "A Peasant on a Bicycle." For this role he was awarded at the Varna and Moscow International Film Festivals. Nickname "Getz" was acquired by his colleague Dimitar Bochev (so called men named Georgi). After he retired, he continued to play with traveling theaters. He obtained stroke during a performance in Stara Zagora Drama Theater. He was rushed to a local hospital. His condition was deteriorating. After three days they operated him in Sofia, but it was too late and Getz died without regaining consciousness. He died on September 2, 1996 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Oct 4, 1926 In Elena, Bulgaria
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Morning Over the Motherland 1951-10-22
Latest Project:
Movie Right to Choose 1989-05-22
Known For
Poster of Soldiers of Freedom
Poster of The Last Bachelor
Poster of Unrelenting
Poster of Morning Over the Motherland
Movie Father 1989-02-13
Movie Right to Choose Unknown 1989-05-22
Movie Day of Rulers Dilon 1986-09-22
Series Vasko da Gama ot selo Rupcha Капитанът на кораба 1986-12-20
Movie Equilibrium The Scriptwriter 1983-12-26
Movie Nicolo Paganini 1982-01-02
Movie Advent 1981-04-27
Movie The Three Deadly Sins Kuzdo Karakozov 1980-04-21
Series Soldiers of Freedom Christo Michajłow 1977-09-07
Movie Matriarchy 1977-03-25
Movie Dawn Over the Drava Major Boyan Vasilev 1974-03-15
Movie The Last Bachelor the colonel 1974-08-15
Movie A Peasant on a Bicycle Yordan 1974-11-22
Movie Y-17 Captain Rudev 1973-01-05
Movie There Is Nothing Finer Than Bad Weather Emil Boev 1971-03-05
Movie The Citadel Responded Petar Hariev 1970-09-24
Movie The Eighth Osmiyat 1969-10-17
Movie The Prosecutor Miladin Voynov 1968-09-11
Movie С дъх на бадеми Mihail Nikodimov 1967-09-26
Movie The Tied Up Balloon Peasant 1967-12-01
Movie Men 1966-03-21
Movie Unrelenting Atanas 1964-04-27
Movie The Golden Tooth Captain Prodan Lipovski 1962-12-03
Movie We Were Young Mladen 1961-03-13
Movie The Night of 13th Unknown 1961-06-05
Movie The Old Lady Unknown 1960-04-18
Movie The Law of the Sea Petar 1958-09-22
Movie Life Quietly Moves On... Petko 1957-01-01
Movie Troubled Road, a Man Decides Kazaka 1955-05-23
Movie Our Land Dimo 1952-12-27
Movie Morning Over the Motherland Shlosera 1951-10-22