Famous Bulgarian Film & Theater Personalities

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Maria Bakalova
(Academy Award-Nominated Bulgarian Actor)
Maria Bakalova
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Birthdate: June 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Burgas, Bulgaria
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Stanislav Ianevski
(Bulgarian Actor)
Stanislav Ianevski
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Birthdate: May 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Kristian Kostov
(Bulgarian-Russian Pop Singer Who Rose to Fame With 'The Voice Kids Russia')
Kristian Kostov
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Birthdate: March 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Bulgarian-Russian singer Kristian Kostov was 6 when he began training in music and was already performing solo by 11. He soared to fame with the Russian version of The Voice Kids and then became the runner-up on X Factor Bulgaria. At 18, he was the youngest contestant on the Chinese reality show Singer.

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Anjela Nedyalkova
(Bulgarian Actor )
Anjela Nedyalkova
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Birthdate: March 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Julian Kostov
(Bulgarian Actor, Filmmaker and a 10-Time National Swimming Champion)
Julian Kostov
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Birthdate: August 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Varna, Bulgaria

Bulgarian actor, talent-manager, filmmaker and former pro-swimmer Julian Kostov became 10-time National Swimming Champion and received Master of Sport title in Swimming. As an actor Kostov has appeared in different films and series including starring in the film Another Mother's Son. He plays recurring role in Netflix series Shadow and Bone. He founded the production and talent-management company JupiterLights Productions.

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Andrea
(Bulgarian Singer-Songwriter and Video Director)
Andrea
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Birthdate: January 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Hristo Shopov
(Bulgarian Actor Known for His Roles in Bulgarian and American Films)
Hristo Shopov
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Birthdate: January 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Slavi Trifonov
(Bulgarian Musician Who is Credited With Popularizing the Traditional Bulgarian Folk)
Slavi Trifonov
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Birthdate: October 18, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pleven, Bulgaria

Slavi Trifonov is a Bulgarian musician, TV host, and politician. An exponent of folklore music, Trifonov is credited with popularizing the traditional Bulgarian folk. He is also credited with founding a music band called Ku-Ku where he has performed as the frontman. Slavi Trifonov is also known for hosting a TV show called Late Night Show with Slavi Trifonov.

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Poli Genova
(Bulgarian Singer-Songwriter, Television Presenter, and Actress)
Poli Genova
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Birthdate: February 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Dimiter Marinov
(Bulgarian-American Actor Known for His Role as 'Oleg' in the Academy Award Winning Film 'Green Book')
Dimiter Marinov
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Birthdate: October 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Dimiter Marinov is a Bulgarian-American actor best known for his portrayal of Oleg in the 2018 American comedy-drama movie Green Book, which received the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2019, Dimiter Marinov attended the 91st Academy Awards, becoming the first Bulgarian to walk the red carpet.

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Edelweiss
(Russian-Bulgarian Actress, Erotic Model, TV Host, and Former Pornographic Actress)
Edelweiss
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Birthdate: September 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tyumen, Russia
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Bashar Rahal
(Bulgarian Actor)
Bashar Rahal
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Birthdate: October 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Zahari Baharov
(Bulgarian Actor)
Zahari Baharov
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Birthdate: August 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Rosario Nadal
(Spanish Consultant, Art Director, and Retired Model)
Rosario Nadal
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Birthdate: October 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Balearic Islands, Spain
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Stoyanka Mutafova
(Bulgarian Actress )
Stoyanka Mutafova
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Birthdate: February 2, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: December 6, 2019
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Yana Marinova
(Bulgarian Actress)
Yana Marinova
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Birthdate: August 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Stefan Danailov
(Bulgarian Actor and Politician)
Stefan Danailov
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Birthdate: December 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: November 27, 2019

Stefan Danailov was a Bulgarian actor and politician. He is best remembered for his service as the Minister of Culture of Bulgaria from August 2005 to July 2009. He is also remembered for playing important roles in numerous plays and films. Stefan Danailov also taught at the Theatre Academy in Sofia, where he served as a professor for 20 years.

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Raicho Vasilev
(Bulgarian Actor and Stuntman)
Raicho Vasilev
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Birthdate: September 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Smolyan, Bulgaria
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Yulian Vergov
(Bulgarian Actor)
Yulian Vergov
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Birthdate: July 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Ivaylo Zahariev
(Bulgarian Actor )
Ivaylo Zahariev
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Birthdate: October 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Dilyana Popova
(Bulgarian Actor and Model )
Dilyana Popova
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Birthdate: September 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gulyantsi, Pleven Province, Bulgaria
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Samuel Finzi
(Bulgarian-German Actor)
Samuel Finzi
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Birthdate: January 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Valentin Ganev
(Bulgarian Film and Theater Actor and Stage Director)
Valentin Ganev
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Birthdate: April 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ruse, Bulgaria
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Naum Shopov
(Bulgarian Actor)
Naum Shopov
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Birthdate: July 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Died: April 18, 2012
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Georgi Rusev
(Bulgarian Actor)
Georgi Rusev
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Birthdate: May 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kostenets, Bulgaria
Died: April 1, 2011
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Nevena Kokanova
(Bulgarian Actor Known as the First Lady of Bulgarian Cinema)
Nevena Kokanova
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Birthdate: December 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dupnitsa, Bulgaria
Died: June 3, 2000
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Filip Trifonov
(Bulgarian Actor)
Filip Trifonov
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Birthdate: May 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: January 6, 2021