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Alexandra Borbély

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Alexandra Borbély
Alexandra Borbély at press conference in 2017 at the Berlin International Film Festival
Born (1986-09-04) 4 September 1986 (age 37)
  • Actress
Years active2009–present

Alexandra Borbély (born 4 September 1986) is a Slovakian theater and film actress acting in Hungarian films,[1][2][3] notable for playing the role of Mária in the film On Body and Soul.[4]


She was born in Nitra (then part of Czechoslovakia), and has two siblings: younger brother Dávid and sister Dominika.[5] She is the member of the Hungarian minority in Slovakia.

Borbély graduated from a high school in Komárno and from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, and subsequently went to Budapest to study acting. Since her graduation in 2012 from the University of Theatre and Film Arts, she works at the József Katona Theater in Budapest.[6] In 2017 she won the Best Actress award at the European Film Awards for her performance in On Body and Soul.[7]



  1. ^ Brown, Mark (10 December 2017). "The Square triumphs with six prizes at European film awards". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ "European Film Award: the nominees". Euronews. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  3. ^ Rodek, Hans-Georg (10 December 2017). "Der Druck wächst. Die Filme werden besser". Die Welt. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  4. ^ Simon, Alissa (9 February 2017). "Berlin: Hungary's Enyedi Returns With New 'Soul'". Variety. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Neznáma Slovenka hviezdou slávneho filmového festivalu: Na VŠMU ju neprijali, urobila razantný krok!". cas.sk (in Slovak). Čas. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Prečo si vybrať maďarskú školu? (2. časť)". madari.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  7. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (2017-12-09). "European Film Awards 2017 Winners Announced – Live". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-12-09.

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