Bulgarian movie stars died in 1973

Here are 2 famous actors from Bulgaria died in 1973:

Dimitar Peshev

Dimitar Peshev (June 25, 1894 Kyustendil-February 25, 1973 Sofia) a.k.a. Димитър Пешев or Dimiter peshev was a Bulgarian politician and actor.

Peshev played an instrumental role during World War II in saving over 48,000 Bulgarian Jews from being deported to Nazi concentration camps. As Deputy Speaker of the Bulgarian National Assembly, he organized a group of lawmakers who defied the Bulgarian government's alliance with Germany and protested the persecution of Jews. Peshev went on to become a target of the fascist regime and was imprisoned and later exiled for his beliefs. After the war, he was rehabilitated and received numerous honors for his heroism, including the title of Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem. In addition to his political career, Peshev was also a notable actor and starred in a number of Bulgarian films during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Apostol Karamitev

Apostol Karamitev (October 17, 1923 Burgas-November 9, 1973 Sofia) a.k.a. Chocho, Апостол Карамитев or Apostol Milev Karamitev was a Bulgarian actor.

He was born in the city of Burgas, located on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. Karamitev studied at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, where he graduated in 1949.

Throughout his career spanning over two decades, Karamitev appeared in over 70 Bulgarian films, and also worked in theater and television. Some of his notable roles include the lead in the film "The White Sheik" and "Time of Violence," which won the Golden Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1988.

In addition to acting, Karamitev was also involved in the Bulgarian film industry behind the scenes. He served as a director and screenwriter for various films, including “Dear Slavi” and “Three Sad Tigers”.

Karamitev passed away on November 9, 1973, at the age of 50, after losing a battle with lung cancer. He is remembered as one of Bulgaria's most iconic actors, known for his performances characterized by their naturalness and spontaneity.

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