Bulgarian movie stars died in 1963

Here are 2 famous actors from Bulgaria died in 1963:

Lyubomir Bobchevski

Lyubomir Bobchevski (April 11, 1897 Varna-April 2, 1963 Sofia) was a Bulgarian actor.

After completing his studies in France, Lyubomir Bobchevski returned to Bulgaria and started his acting career in Sofia's National Theatre. He quickly gained recognition for his talent and was praised for his performances in classic plays such as Hamlet and Othello.

In addition to his theatrical work, Bobchevski also appeared in films, starring in several Bulgarian movie classics, including "Dacian's Treasure" and "Forest of the Hanged". He was known for bringing depth and authenticity to his roles, often relying on his extensive theater training to create complex and nuanced characters.

Bobchevski was also involved in the cultural life of Bulgaria. He was a founding member of the Bulgarian Film Academy and served as the director of the State Theatre School in Sofia.

Lyubomir Bobchevski is remembered as a passionate and dedicated performer who left a lasting mark on Bulgarian theatre and cinema.

Nikola Popov

Nikola Popov (July 18, 1899 Burgas-December 23, 1963 Sofia) was a Bulgarian actor.

He was one of the greatest actors of his generation and appeared in over 200 films during his career. Popov began his acting journey at the age of 17 in a small theater in his hometown of Burgas. He went on to study acting in Sofia and then joined the troupe of the National Theatre in Sofia in 1921 where he flourished in classical and contemporary roles.

Throughout the 1930s, Popov worked as a prolific film actor, appearing in a range of films ranging from romantic dramas to war epics. He became famous for his versatile acting skills, playing both hero and villain roles with equal ease. However, it was during the post-World War II era that Popov gained a new audience with his character roles in movies that portrayed the struggles and successes of the working class.

Popov was known for his strong stage presence and rich baritone voice. He was awarded the title of People's Artist of Bulgaria in 1950 for his contribution to Bulgarian theatre and cinema. In 1959, he was also awarded the Dimitrov Prize, the highest state award in Bulgaria for his outstanding contribution to Bulgarian culture. Nikola Popov remains one of the most revered actors in Bulgarian history.

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