Grigore Grigoriu

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Grigore Grigoriu
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Grigoriu in 1976
BornGrigore Petrovich Grigoriu
(1941-04-04)4 April 1941
Causeni, Moldova
Died20 December 2003(2003-12-20) (aged 62)
Palanca, Moldova
Years active1950-1989
Spouse(s)Ekaterina Botnaryuk
Grigoriu on a 2016 stamp of Moldova

Grigore Grigoriu (4 April 1941 – 20 December 2003) was a Soviet and Moldavian actor.[1]


Grigore Petrovich Grigoriu was born in 1941 in Căușeni, Moldova. In school, Grigore played in the theater, practiced sports, including boxing. After graduation, he worked briefly as a porter at a railway.

Grigore Grigoriu began his artistic career in the Bălți National Theatre where he worked for six years, from 1959 to 1965.[2] Subsequently, he worked for five years in the TV-theater "Dialogue", after 1970 at the Republican Theater of the Young Spectator "Luceafarul".[3][4]

His first film role was Sawa Milchan in the 1966 film by Emil Loteanu "Red Glades". Grigore Grigoriu acted in Russia, Romania, Germany, Azerbaijan, and Ukraine, performed more than seventy roles in film and theater. The most famous of his roles is Loiko Zobar in the film Gypsies Are Found Near Heaven.

Grigore Grigoriu was killed in a car accident on December 20, 2003 near the Moldovan village of Palanca.[5][3] The actor is buried in the Central (Armenian) cemetery in Chișinău.[6]



  1. ^ Gregore Grigoriu.
  2. ^ "Бельцкий Национальный театр им. Василе Александри". moldovenii.
  3. ^ a b "Григориу Григоре". moldovenii.
  4. ^ "Табор уходит в небо". VokrugTV.
  5. ^ "Сразу два фильма снимает Октавиан Григориу — о своем отце и его режиссере".
  6. ^ Леонид РЯБКОВ. "Жительница Кишинева сдала склеп на Армянском кладбище в аренду цветочникам". Komsomolskaya Pravda.

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