|Born||Asen Angelov Kisimov
3 May 1936
|Died||13 July 2005
|Occupation||Film and theatre actor
Asen Kisimov (Bulgarian: Асен Кисимов, also known as Asen Angelov (Bulgarian: Асен Ангелов), 3 May 1936 – 13 July 2005) was a Bulgarian stage and film actor, singer and radio presenter.
He is best known for the famous songs which he sang for the soundtracks to the children's films The Hedgehogs' War (1979) and Vasko da Gama ot selo Rupcha (1986). Kisimov appeared in about 30 feature films between 1956 and 2000, most notably Be Happy, Ani! (1961), The Kindest Person I Know (1973), Something Out of Nothing (1979) and Monday Morning (1966, released 1988). He is also known for numerous stage performances as well as his radio program “An hour of the audience” which was broadcast by the Bulgarian National Radio for about 40 years. For his film, stage and audio works for the children, Kisimov was called Bate Asen.
|1961||Badi shtastliva, Ani! / Be Happy, Ani!||Zhivko||Bulgarian: Бъди щастлива, Ани!|
|1962||Pleneno yato / Captive Flock||Petar||Bulgarian: Пленено ято|
|1966||Ponedelnik sutrin / Monday Morning||Yordan||because of the communist censorship it was released in 1988
Bulgarian: Понеделник сутрин
|1973||Nay - dobriyat chovek, kogoto poznavam / The Kindest Person I Know||Georgi Nedelchev||Bulgarian: Най-добрият човек, когото познавам|
|1976||Da izyadesh yabalkata / To Eat the Apple||the investigator Urumov||Bulgarian: Да изядеш ябълката|
|1977||Hora otdaleche / People from Afar||Iliev||Bulgarian: Хора отдалече|
|1979||Ot nishto neshto / Something Out of Nothing||the journalist||Bulgarian: От нищо нещо|
|1987||Eva na tretiya etazh / Eve on the Third Floor||Misho||Bulgarian: Ева на третия етаж|
- (in Bulgarian) Asen Kisimov at www.vesti.bg
- 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.