August 17, 1959 |
Claudiu Bleonț (Romanian pronunciation: [klaˈudju ˈble̯ont͡s]; born August 17, 1959, in Bucharest) is a Romanian film and theatre actor, a television celebrity, and television presenter at TVR1, at the show "Duminica în familie" and comedian. He is known in Romania not only for acting, but also for his improvisation.
Life & career
Bleonț went to a German high school in Bucharest, attended the National Bucharest Film Academy. Since then, he has played lead roles at many theatres in Romania, often preferring more classical productions. However, one of his most well-known theatre performances is as Romeo in a production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with the balcony scene replaced with a bathtub. He has received several national awards for his theatre work.
He has since appeared in seventeen films, under many of the Romanian directors. He had a lead role in the film Un été inoubliable under the direction of Lucian Pintilie; the film was nominated for the Golden Palm at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.
He married Beatrice Bleonț, a stage director, in 1995; they have since divorced and since 2001 he has been married to Andra Negulescu, an actress. In the 2003 film Boudica, Bleonţ played the role of Suetonius' ADC.
He recently appeared in Eva which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010.
- Să mori rănit din dragoste de viață (1984)
- Pas în doi (1985)
- Flames over Treasures (1988)
- An Unforgettable Summer (1995)
- Eva (2010)
- A Good Man (2014)
- Știri (2013-10-13). "Astăzi începe "Duminica în familie", cu Ramona Bădescu | TVmania". Tvmania.ro. Retrieved 2013-10-20.
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