Bulgarian movie stars died in 2006

Here are 1 famous actresses from Bulgaria died in 2006:

Pepa Nikolova

Pepa Nikolova (December 23, 1946 Harmanli-September 22, 2006 Sofia) was a Bulgarian actor. She had one child, Alexandra Surchadzhieva.

Pepa Nikolova started her career as an actress in the Youth Theatre in Sofia. She later became a member of the National Theatre "Ivan Vazov" in Sofia, where she acted for over twenty years. Nikolova also appeared in several Bulgarian films, including "The Tied Up Balloon" (1967) and "Ivan Kondarev Alone at Sea" (1972).

Apart from her career in acting, Nikolova was an activist in the Bulgarian democratic movement. She participated in the protests against the communist regime in the late 1980s, and later became a member of the Bulgarian National Assembly, where she served as the chairperson of the Committee on Culture and Media.

She was awarded the Order of Cyril and Methodius for her contributions to Bulgarian culture and her role in promoting democracy in the country. Nikolova passed away in 2006 at the age of 59, leaving behind a legacy as both an accomplished actress and a passionate activist.

In addition to her acting career, Pepa Nikolova was also a prominent voice in the Bulgarian theater scene. She was involved in the founding of the Theatre for Actors, which was a stage dedicated to experimental and avant-garde productions. Nikolova also taught at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, where she mentored future generations of actors. Furthermore, she was an accomplished translator, responsible for bringing works by Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, and other prominent playwrights to Bulgarian audiences.

Throughout her life, Nikolova was committed to using her talents to promote social and political change. In addition to her work in the Bulgarian National Assembly, she was a prominent advocate for human rights and women’s rights. She co-founded the Association of Bulgarian Women and the Bulgarian Association for Progressive Culture. In 2004, she was awarded the Woman of the Year Humanitarian Award by the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee for her tireless work promoting democratic values and social justice. Her contributions to Bulgarian culture and society continue to be celebrated and remembered to this day.

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