Stoyanka Mutafova

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Stoyanka Mutafova
Stoyanka-2015-skakalci.jpg
Mutafova performing in the play Grasshoppers in 2015
Born
Stoyana-Maria Konstantinova Mutafova

(1922-02-02)2 February 1922
Died6 December 2019(2019-12-06) (aged 97)
Sofia, Bulgaria
OccupationActress
Years active1946–2019
Children1

Stoyanka Mutafova (née Stoyana-Maria Konstantinova Mutafova; Bulgarian: Стояна-Мария Константинова Мутафова; 2 February 1922 – 6 December 2019) was a Bulgarian actress. During her career, she starred in over 53 theatrical plays and 25 films.

Nicknamed Ms. Natural Disaster for a play she performed in and The Queen of Bulgarian comedy,[1] she was 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 (2011-2018) - TV Series

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wien, Studio Wien-ARD Studio. "Made In Bulgarien – ARD Wien".
  2. ^ "Bulgarian Actress Stoyanka Mutafova Storms Guiness [sic] Book of World Records - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency".
  3. ^ "Stoyanka Mutafova Mrs. Natural Disaster LIVE! and On-Stage @ Regent Theatre Arlington, Arlington [4 October]".
  4. ^ "Stoyanka Mutafova's Theatrical Play". 12 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Стоянка Мутафова в Лондон! @ Bci London, London [18 November]". Archived from the original on 2016-12-29.
  6. ^ "30 евро за Стоянка Мутафова в Германия - Nbox".
  7. ^ http://bgkontakti.de/blog/2016/04/28/27-май-2016-стояна-мутафова-във-франкфурт/

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