Anton Gorchev as Ivan Kondarev in the namesake film (1974).
|Born||November 10, 1939
|Died||June 19, 2000
|Occupation||Film and Theatre Actor|
Gorchev is best known for his performance as Karaivan in the Bulgarian film classic The Goat Horn (1972), for which he received broad critical acclaim. He is also known for his roles in the films Thorn Apple (1972), Ivan Kondarev (1974), Village Correspondent (1974), The Weddings of King Ioan Assen (1975), White Magic (1982) as well as his numerous notable appearances on the stage.
Biography and Career
Born Anton Zafirov Gorchev on November 10, 1939 in the city of Sofia, he enrolled acting at The National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts where he graduated in 1963. After the graduation, Gorchev was appointed in the Varna Theatre for two years. In 1965, he went to Plovdiv and started working with the local municipal theatre. Here Gorchev met his wife Sonya Markova. He returned to Sofia in 1971 and became a regular actor in the Boyana film studios. In 1973, Gorchev joined the troupe of the Sofia municipal theatre.
|1969||Osmiyat / The Eight||Vlado||Bulgarian: Осмият|
|1972||Koziyat rog / The Goat Horn||Karaivan||Bulgarian: Козият рог|
|1972||Tatul / Thorn Apple||Dimo||Bulgarian: Татул|
|1973||Golyamata skuka / The Great Boredom||Emil Boev / Michael||Bulgarian: Голямата скука|
|1974||Ivan Kondarev||Ivan Kondarev||Bulgarian: Иван Кондарев|
|1974||Selkor / Village Correspondent||Dimo Kazaka||Bulgarian: Селкор|
|1975||Svatbite na Yoan Asen / The Weddings of King Ioan Assen||Teodor Komnin||Bulgarian: Сватбите на Йоан Асен|
|1975||Buna / Riot||Dobrikata||Bulgarian: Буна|
|1975||Magistrala / The Highway||excavator operator||Bulgarian: Магистрала|
|1979||Kratko slantse / Short Sun||Anton||Bulgarian: Кратко слънце|
|1981||Yazovetsat / The Badger||Taso||Bulgarian: Язовецът|
|1982||Byala magiya / White Magic||Stoyadin Gerov||Bulgarian: Бяла магия|
|1984||Gore na chereshata / On the Top of the Cherry Tree||Toni's father||Bulgarian: Горе на черешата|
|1988||Vreme Razdelno / Time of Violence||Bulgarian: Време разделно|
- Gencheva, Galina (2008). Bulgarian Feature Films encyclopedia. Sofia: Publishing house "Dr Ivan Bogorov". ISBN 978-954-316-069-3.
- Kovachev, Pencho (2008). 50 Golden Bulgarian Films. Sofia: Publishing house "Zahariy Stoyanov". ISBN 978-954-09-0281-4.