Toni Tecuceanu

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Toni Tecuceanu at Party Kiss in 2009.
Born Aurelian Antonio Tecuceanu
(1972-01-13)13 January 1972
Bucharest, Romania
Died 5 January 2010(2010-01-05) (aged 37)
Bucharest, Romania
Occupation Actor, comedian, television
Years active 2000s – December 2009

Aurelian-Antonio Tecuceanu[1] (Romanian pronunciation: [ˌa.ureliˈan anˈtoni.o tekuˈt͡ʃe̯anu]; 13 January 1972 – 5 January 2010), also known as Toni (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈtoni]), was a Romanian comedy actor.[2] He was a member of Cronica Cârcotaşilor, a popular sitcom at Prima TV.[3][4] On 5 January 2010 he died in a Matei Balş Hospital in Bucharest, due to complications from swine flu, at age 37. His death created a panic in Romania and after his death the rate of vaccinations has increased.[5][6]


Toni Tecuceanu used to play well known characters such as Adrian Năstase, Corneliu Vadim Tudor, Cristian Ţânţăreanu or Gigi Becali. He took part in peace keeping missions under the command of United Nations. He also performed on the theatre scene, films and TV broadcastings. In 2006, at Gala Tânărului Actor, Toni Tecuceanu was awarded with the premium of the best actor for Lomeier in the spectacle Noapte arabă, directed by Theodorei Herghelegiu, performance on the scene of Teatrul Foarte Mic from Bucharest.


  • 2009 – Amintiri din Epoca de Aur

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