Nikola Todev in 1973
|Born||June 13, 1928
|Died||March 30, 1991
|Occupation||Film and Theater Actor|
Biography and Career
Todev was born on June 13, 1928 in the town of Devin, Smolyan Province. He started acting on the stage of Smolyan theater in 1952. Later he moved to Pazardzhik continuing to work in the local theater.
He made his debut in the cinema in the notable film Krayat na Pesenta / The End of The Song (1971) whose screenplay was written by the eminent Bulgarian writer Nikolai Haitov. In 1973 Todev was already amidst the group of famous Bulgarian actors that were filmed in the remarkable screen satire Prebroyavane na Divite Zaytsi / The Hare Census. A year later he became a member of the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers.
Known with the characteristic types he performs, Todev continued an intensive career appeared in classics as Manly Times (1977), also written by Haitov and the cult comedy Dami Kanyat / Ladies Choice (1980). In the end of the 1980s he was decorated with the high government prize the Order Of Saint Cyril And Saint Methodius.
Nikola Todev died in 1991 at the age of 63.
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