Maria Filotti

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Maria Filotti

Maria Filotti (9 October 1883, Batogu, Brăila County, Romania – 5 November 1956, Bucharest, Romania) was a Romanian actress .[1] She was described as one of the "prestigious actors of the great realistic school" and the "directress" of a theater "that made an important contribution to transmitting the experience from one generation to the next."[2]

Filotti was the grandmother of Romanian actor, Şerban Cantacuzino.[3] Cantacuzino made his acting debut opposite Filotti in The Prince and the Pauper at the Bucharest National Theatre when he was eleven years old.[3]


The Maria Filotti Theatre in Brăila is named for Filotti.

Stage appearances[edit]



  • Maria Filotti - Am ales teatrul - Editura pentru literatură, 1961

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Maria Filotti, actrita nuantelor". 2007-11-23. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  2. ^ Alterescu, Simion (1983). An Abridged history of Romanian theatre. Editura Academiei Republicii Socialiste România. pp. 115, 162–63.
  3. ^ a b Popescu, Irina (7 July 2011). "Romanian Prince Serban Cantacuzino dies in Paris". Romania Insider. Retrieved 15 July 2011.