Dragoș Bucur

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Dragoș Bucur
Born (1977-06-13) 13 June 1977 (age 42)
Bucharest, Romania
OccupationActor, TV personality
Years active1998–present

Dragoș Bucur (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈdraɡoʃ ˈbukur]; born 13 June 1977) is a Romanian actor, ambassador for the program Youth of the Move involved by the European Commission,[1] and TV presenter for the show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition/Visuri la cheie broadcast on Pro TV.[2]

Dragoș Bucur received the Shooting Stars Award, the annual acting award for up-and-coming actors by European Film Promotion, at the Berlin International Film Festival 2010.[3]

He holds an acting degree from Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography in Bucharest, Romania. He became known through his roles in "Police, Adjective" elogiated by The Washington Post,[4][5] "The Way Back",[6] or "Boogie", The Guardian notes about Dragoș character : "Dragoș plays Bogdan or "Boogie", a hardworking guy who has been prevailed upon to take his partner Smaranda (Anamaria Marinca) and their child to the seaside."[7] Also he stars in "The Paper Will Be Blue" and many more productions.

Apart from being an actor he has also hosted several Romanian TV shows like "Jurnal de călătorie", "Faci Pariu?", "Marfă",[8] "Câștigi fără să știi", etc..

Awards and honours[edit]

For his acting talent he has received many awards in the recent years. In 2002 and 2009 he won the UCIN award for Best Actor for the films The Rage and Boogie,[9] while in 2009 and 2010 he won the GOPO award for Best Actor again for Boogie and Police, he also received the Actor Award at Buenos Aires Intl. Festival of Independent Film (BAFICI) writes Variety.[10]

He currently resides in Bucharest, Romania, together with his wife, Romanian singer Dana Nălbaru and their daughter Sofia, who was born in 2007. In March 2010, Dragos Bucur, Dorian Boguţă and Alexandru Papadopol founded Actoriedefilm.ro - acting school and production company.[11]


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Stuff and Dough[12] Vali
2002 The Rage[13]
2003 The Tank Police Officer
2004 My Name Is Modesty Janos
2004 Out of Season Clown
2004 Liviu's Dream[14] Liviu
2005 Băieți buni \ Good Guys[15] Inspector Călin Boboc TV series aired on Pro TV
2005 Crash Test Dummies[16] Rumäne mit Uhr
2005 The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Romanian: Moartea domnului Lăzărescu) (2005) - Misu Mișu An accountant with a quick wit says Washington Post
2006 The Paper Will Be Blue Dragoș
2007 After her Ștefan Robescu
2007 Youth Without Youth Tapster
2008 Boogie Bogdan Ciocazanu
2009 Police, Adjective Cristi A seasoned police detective who has just gotten married to Anca (Irina Saulescu) and wants to keep his superiors happy.[17]
2010 Toy Story 3 Ken (Romanian Dubbing)[18] Voice
2010 Tuesday, After Christmas Cristi
2010 The Way Back Zoran[19] A funny Yugoslav named Zoran (Dragos Bucur) round out the gang according to Time[20]
2011 The Godmother Radu Prodan Romanian film
2011 Even horses are green on walls PC Instructor Romanian film
2012 Titanic Peter Lubov A "police-killer" Peter Lubov who is being sought by the London police according to ABC
2014 Ride Along Marko[21] Serbian mobster
2014 Mirage Kokas Western movie
2014 A Gift for You Sebastian Post-production
2014 The Missing Martin (Episode 1) Post-production
2015 Bargain Anton Pre-production
2016 Dogs
2017 Hawaii Andrei Florescu
2019 Bloody Marie


  1. ^ "Dragos Bucur –". Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Echipa Visuri la Cheie este pregatita sa schimbe destinele romanilor". Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Screen Daily: EFP reveals line-up for 2010 Shooting Stars talent showcase". Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Police, Adjective – IFC Entertainment". Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  5. ^ Hornaday, Ann (15 January 2010). "Movie review: 'Police, Adjective,' an arresting tale of morality". The Washington Post. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Washington Post despre Dragos Bucur: Un actor exceptional". stirileprotv.ro. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Film review: Boogie - Film - The Guardian". the Guardian. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Marfă - Marean: Realitatea TV, 2006". Vimeo. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  9. ^ "Aarc.ro - Dragoș Bucur". Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  10. ^ Newbery, Charles (19 April 2010). "'Sea' makes splash at Buenos Aires fest". Variety. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Actorie de film". Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  12. ^ "Stuff and Dough (Marfa si banii)". 23 April 2008. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  13. ^ "Furia (2002)". IMDb. 29 November 2002. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  14. ^ "The New Romanian Cinema". Harvard Film Archive. Harvard College Library. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  15. ^ "Good Guys". Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  16. ^ snatcho (11 November 2005). "Crash Test Dummies (2005)". IMDb. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  17. ^ "Police, Adjective". 22 December 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  18. ^ "Dragoș Bucur și Dana Rogoz dau voce personajelor Ken și Barbie, în "Povestea jucăriilor 3"". Mediafax.ro. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  19. ^ Dargis, Manohla (20 January 2011). "'The Way Back,' by Peter Weir, About Gulag Escapees". The New York Times.
  20. ^ "Review: Peter Weir's The Way Back, a Good Walk Almost Spoiled - TIME.com". TIME.com. 21 January 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  21. ^ "Hollywood action comedy Ride Along, including Romanian actor tops box office in the US". Romania-Insider.com. Retrieved 10 October 2014.

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