Georgi Georgiev-Getz

Georgi Georgiev-Getz
Born (1926-10-04)October 4, 1926
Montana Municipality, Bulgaria
Died September 2, 1996(1996-09-02) (aged 69)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Occupation Film and Theater Actor
Years active 1953–1996
Spouse(s) Tsena Georgieva

Georgi Georgiev-Getz (Bulgarian: Георги Георгиев-Гец; October 4, 1926 September 2, 1996) was a Bulgarian film and stage actor.

Best known for portraying valiant and honest conservative men, Getz was among the prominent names in the Bulgarian cinematography and theatre during the second half of the 20th century.[1] He appeared in many of the Bulgarian film classics such as We Were Young (1961), The Tied Up Balloon (1967), The Eighth (1969), Thorn Apple (1972), Matriarchy (1977) and probably his most notable role as Yordan in A Peasant on a Bicycle (1974) for which he received an award for Best Actor at the 9th Moscow International Film Festival in 1975.[2][3]

Biography and career

He was born as Georgi Ivanov Georgiev on October 4, 1926 in the village of Montana Bulgaria, Montana Municipality, Bulgaria. In 1947, after finishing the secondary school, he went to Sofia where he enrolled in acting at The National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts graduating in 1953. After the graduation, Getz joined the troupe of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre where he remained for almost his whole career until 1990.

Georgi Georgiev-Getz died as a result of a stroke on September 2, 1996 in Sofia.

Full filmography

in Bulgarian: Кръговрат
in English: Circle

in Bulgarian: Под игото
in English: Under the Yoke

in Bulgarian: Право на избор
in English: Right to Choose

in Bulgarian: Баща
in English: Father

in Bulgarian: Животът си тече тихо...
in English: Life Flows Slowly by...

in Bulgarian: Вечери в Антимовския хан
in English: Evenings in the Antim's Inn

in Bulgarian: Васко де Гама от село Рупча
in English: Vasko de Gama from Rupcha Village

in Bulgarian: Те надделяха
in English: They Prevailed

in Bulgarian: Денят на владетелите
in English: The Day of the Rulers

in Bulgarian: Мечтание съм аз
in English: I Am a Dream

in Bulgarian: Стената
in English: The Dam

in Bulgarian: Откога те чакам
in English: It's Nice to See You

in Bulgarian: Равновесие
in English: Balance

in Bulgarian: Най-тежкият грях
in English: The Worst Sin

in Bulgarian: Спирка `Берлин`
in English: 'Berlin' Station

in Bulgarian: Ударът
in English: The Thrust

in Bulgarian: Пришествие
in English: Advent

in Bulgarian: Милост за живите
in English: Mercy for the Living

in Bulgarian: Уони
in English: Wonny (Europe)

in Bulgarian: Трите смъртни гряха
in English: Three Deadly Sins

in Bulgarian: Сами сред вълци
in English: Alone Among Wolves

in Bulgarian: Пътят към София
in English: The Way to Sofia

in Bulgarian: Матриархат
in English: Matriarchy

in Bulgarian: Допълнение към закона за защита на държавата
in English: Amendment to the Law for the Defense of the State

in Bulgarian: Селянинът с колелото
in English: A Peasant on a Bicycle

in Bulgarian: Последният ерген
in English: The Last Bachelor

in Bulgarian: Зарево над Драва
in English: Glow Over the Drava River

in Bulgarian: Игрек 17
in English: Y-17

in Bulgarian: Татул
in English: Thorn Apple

in Bulgarian: Няма нищо по-хубаво от лошото време
in English: There Is Nothing Finer Than Bad Weather

in Bulgarian: Цитаделата отговори
... aka The Citadel Replied

in Bulgarian: Четиримата от вагона
in English: Four Men in a Boxcar

in Bulgarian: Осмият
in English: The Eighth

in Bulgarian: На всеки километър
in English: At Each Kilometer

in Bulgarian: Тръгни на път
in English: Set Out Again

in Bulgarian: Небето на Велека
in English: The Sky Over the Veleka

in Bulgarian: Прокурорът
in English: The Prosecutor

in Bulgarian: Привързаният балон
in English: The Tied Up Balloon

in Bulgarian: С дъх на бадеми
in English: Taste of Almonds

in Bulgarian: Най-дългата нощ
in English: The Longest Night

in Bulgarian: Между двамата
in English: Between Parents

in Bulgarian: Мъже
in English: Men

in Bulgarian: Непримиримите
in English: The Intransigents

in Bulgarian: Черната река
in English: The Black River

in Bulgarian: Златният зъб
in English: The Golden Tooth

in Bulgarian: Стръмната пътека
in English: The Steep Path

in Bulgarian: Нощта срещу тринадесети
in English: On the Eve of the 13th

in Bulgarian: А бяхме млади
in English: We Were Young

in Bulgarian: Първи урок
in English: First Lesson The Old Lady in the UK

in Bulgarian: Законът на морето
in English: The Law of the Sea

in Bulgarian: Точка първа
in English:Item One

in Bulgarian: Неспокоен път
in English: Troubled Road, a Man Decides

in Bulgarian: Наша земя
in English: Our Land

in Bulgarian: Утро над Родината
in English: Dawn Over the Homeland


  1. (Bulgarian) Georgi Georgiev-Getz biography at
  2. "9th Moscow International Film Festival (1975)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-07.
  3. Georgi Georgiev-Getz at IMDB


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