Stoyanka Mutafova

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Stoyanka Mutafova
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Mutafova performing in the play Grasshoppers in 2015
Born Stoyana-Maria Konstantinova Mutafova
(1922-02-02) 2 February 1922 (age 95)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Occupation Actress
Years active 1946 - present
Children Maria Grubeshlieva

Stoyanka Mutafova (née Stoyana-Maria Konstantinova Mutafova; Bulgarian: Стояна-Мария Константинова Мутафова; born 2 February 1922) is a famous Bulgarian actress. During her career, she has starred in over 53 theatrical plays and 25 films.

Nicknamed Ms. Natural Disaster for a play she performs in and The Queen of Bulgarian comedy,[1] she is an official applicant for a Guinness Book of World Record as the actress with the longest active professional career.[2] At the age of 94 in 2016, she toured the theater halls in major cities of the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Great Britain and Germany.[3][4][5][6][7]

Biography[edit]

Born in Sofia, she graduated from University of Sofia with a degree in classical philology. Later, she studied acting in Bulgaria and Prague. From 1949 until 1956 she acted in multiple plays in the "Ivan Vazov" national theatre. She co-founded the Aleko Konstantinov Theatre, where she performed from 1957–91. In 2005, she starred alongside Georgi Kaloyanchev in the play The Astronauts.

Filmography[edit]

  • Tochka parva (1956)
  • Lyubimetz 13 (1958)
  • Spetzialist po vsichko (1962) as the Hairdresser
  • Dzhesi Dzeyms sreshtu Lokum Shekerov (1966) as Lokum's wife
  • The Tied Up Balloon (1967)
  • Byalata staya (1968) as Rina's Mother
  • L'amante di Gramigna (1969)
  • Whale (film) (1970) as Grandma Stoyna
  • Ezop (1970) as Casandra
  • Byagstvo v Ropotamo (1973) .... Gypsy
  • Nako, Dako and Tsako (1974)
  • Temnata Koria (1977)
  • Toplo (1978)
  • Patilansko tsarstvo (1980)
  • Bash maystorat nachalnik (1983)
  • Naslednicata (1984)
  • Bronzoviyat klyuch (1984) as Samsarova
  • Federatziya na dinastronavtite (1984) - TV Series
  • Pantudi (1993)
  • Golemite igri (1999) .... Moni's Grandma
  • Stakleni topcheta (1999) .... Albena's Mother
  • Rapsodiya v byalo (2002) .... Old lady
  • Sofia Residents in Excess (2011-2016) - TV Series

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