Marko Matvere

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Marko Matvere
Marko Matvere in concert in Minsk.jpg
Marko Matvere performing in Minsk, 2008.
Born Marko Matvere
(1968-02-04) February 4, 1968 (age 46)
Pärnu, Estonia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Tiina Matvere

Marko Matvere (born February 4, 1968 in Pärnu) is an Estonian actor. He was the front actor of the Tallinn City Theatre since graduating from the Higher Theatre School of the Estonian Academy of Music in 1990, but was to go freelance in 2004. Matvere is one of the most famous and expensive Estonian actor.[1] He made his first movie appearance in Suflöör (1993). So far, Matvere has played or voiced in seven films and television series including foreign TV- series.[2]

Matvere is married to Tiina Matvere and they have daughter Matilde and son Oskar.[3]

Marko has played many roles, including the musical blockbusters of Les Misérables (Javert), Tanz der Vampire (Chagal), The Sound of Music (Von Trapp) and Miss Saigon (Engineer). He has performed the main role in several films ("Georg) and television series. He hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 with Annely Peebo. Also he has hosted TV-show Songs with Stars with Karin Rask. He has been a member of the music group "Väikeste lõõtspillide ühing" ("Association of Little Accordions") since 1989.[4]

Recognition[edit]

Marko has been awarded with the First Prize in the category of young actors at the International Theatre Festival in Torun in 1992, the Estonian Theatre Union Award in 1996, the award for Best Actor in 1997 at the National Drama Festival, and the Tallinn City Theatre Collegiate awards of Best Actor in 1995, 1996, 1998, and 1999.

Filmography[edit]

Films

Year Film Role Film gross Notes
1993 Suflöör Unknown
1994 Tulivesi Pilli-Villu
2001 Lepatriinude jõulud Pedro (voice)
2003 Vanad ja kobedad saavad jalad alla Ranger
2006 Vana daami visiit Bodyguard Roby
Leiutajateküla Lotte Mati (voice)
2007 Georg Georg Ots 32 million EEK

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Wikmani poisid Penno
1996 M-Klubi Maahärra
2001 Bekännelsen Peeter
2004 Kodu keset linna Mihkel
2006 Tusenbröder Mart
Georg (musical) Georg Ots
2006 to 2007 Ohtlik lend Andres Västrik
2008 Tuulepealne maa Artur Kallaste

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Preceded by
Denmark Søren Pilmark & Natasja Crone Back
Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Annely Peebo)
2002
Succeeded by
Latvia Renārs Kaupers & Marie N