Here are 1 famous actors from Bulgaria died in 1979:
Stefan Pejchev (March 3, 1905 Kyustendil-August 23, 1979 Sofia) also known as Stefan Peicev, Stefan Peitschev or Stephan Peitschew was a Bulgarian actor.
Pejchev was trained at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia and went on to perform in various Bulgarian theaters in the 1930s and 1940s. He gained national recognition for his roles in films like "The Long Night" and "The Warden of the Dead". Pejchev was known for his versatility and ability to portray characters from different walks of life. He was also a respected theater director and served as the director of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre in Sofia from 1952 until 1962. Pejchev was awarded the Order of Cyril and Methodius, Bulgaria's highest honor for cultural and educational achievements, for his contributions to Bulgarian culture.
Pejchev became one of the leading actors in the Bulgarian film industry during the 1950s and 1960s, playing roles in movies like "The Golden Nine" and "The Tied Up Balloon". In addition to his work on stage and screen, Pejchev was also a prominent voice actor, lending his voice to popular Bulgarian dubbing projects like Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "Bambi". He was widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected actors of his generation in Bulgaria. After his death in 1979, he was honored with a posthumous commemorative plaque on his former residence in Sofia.
Pejchev was born in Kyustendil, a town in western Bulgaria, on March 3, 1905. He showed an early interest in acting and joined a local theater group while still in high school. After graduating, he moved to Sofia to pursue his dream of becoming a professional actor. He was accepted into the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts, where he was mentored by some of the most prominent Bulgarian actors and directors of the time.
Pejchev's career took off in the 1930s, when he began performing in a series of successful stage productions. He quickly gained a reputation as a versatile actor who could convincingly portray a wide range of characters. His talent soon caught the attention of Bulgaria's fledgling film industry, and he began appearing in movies in the late 1930s.
In the years that followed, Pejchev became one of the most beloved actors in Bulgaria, earning critical acclaim and popular recognition for his performances in both stage and screen productions. He was especially celebrated for his work in satirical plays and films, which allowed him to showcase his sharp wit and comic timing.
Despite his success on stage and screen, Pejchev remained dedicated to his craft, constantly striving to improve his skills as an actor and director. He also remained committed to promoting Bulgarian culture, working tirelessly to expand the country's theatrical and cinematic offerings.
Today, Pejchev is remembered as a true icon of Bulgarian theater and film, whose contributions to the country's cultural heritage continue to be celebrated by audiences and scholars alike. His legacy lives on in the countless performances he gave, the many actors and directors he inspired, and the enduring influence of his work on Bulgarian art and culture.