Tamara Buciuceanu

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Tamara Buciuceanu-Botez

Tamara Buciuceanu 2014 Romania stamp.jpg
The original stamp with one of the great Romanian actress, 2014
Born(1929-08-10)10 August 1929
Died15 October 2019(2019-10-15) (aged 90)
OccupationTV and stage actress
Years active1952–2019
  • Iulia Buciuceanu (sister)
  • Lizon (sister)
  • Elizabeta (niece)
  • Costel (son-in-law)
  • Nicolae (son-in-law)

Tamara Buciuceanu-Botez (10 August 1929 – 15 October 2019) was a Romanian stage, screen and television actress, as well a known TV personality. She was one of the most successful Romanian actresses of the 1960s–2000s who worked at Odeon Theatre, known for Liceenii (1986), Liceenii Rock 'n' Roll [ro] (1992), Silent Wedding (2008) and Everybody in Our Family (2012).[1][2][3]

Tamara Buciuceanu in 2011


In 1948–1951, she attended Iasi Theatre Institute "Vasile Alecsandri", but being at the fourth year, she decided to move to Bucharest to the Institute of Theater and Cinematography and to attend the class of professor Nicolae Balteteanu (Sorana Coroama-Stanca assistant). Tamara Buciuceanu graduated in 1952. She is one of the representatives of the golden generation of the Romanian theater. She is called "The Lady of the Romanian Comedy", being one of the legendary figures of the comedy theater. She has starred in more than 25 films, and her emblematic character being Isoscel teacher from the "Liceenii" series. In 2009, at her 80-year-old anniversary she also celebrated the 57-year-long career jubilee in drama and film.

She performed on the stages of Giulesti, Bulandra, and National and of the Comedy theaters, etc. She also performed in Coana Chiriţa role on the stage of the Iași National Theatre.


On 15 October 2019, Tamara Buciuceanu died at the Elias Hospital in Bucharest due to serious heart problems.[4]



  1. ^ "Tamara Buciuceanu-Botez". IMDb. Retrieved Oct 15, 2019.
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20150219023846/http://www.tvrplus.ro/emisiune-tamara-buciuceanu-botez-1317. Archived from the original on 2015-02-19. Retrieved 2015-02-18. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Tamara Buciuceanu Archived 2014-07-14 at the Wayback Machine. port.ro
  4. ^ "Actress Tamara Buciuceanu, "the lady of the Romanian comedy," dies at age 90".

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