Hungarian actors died in 1978

Here are 4 famous actors from Hungary died in 1978:

Ivan Djurdjevic

Ivan Djurdjevic (June 28, 1913 Hungary-September 29, 1978 Belgrade) also known as I. Djurdjevic was a Hungarian actor.

He began his career in the theater, performing in productions in Hungary and then later in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Djurdjevic also appeared in numerous films throughout the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, often playing supporting or character roles. Some of his most notable film appearances include "The Marathon Family" (1982), "Mlad i zdrav kao ruza" (1960), and "The Deserted House" (1959). Djurdjevic was known for his versatility as an actor, able to play comedic and dramatic roles with equal skill. Outside of acting, he was also a skilled painter and had several exhibitions of his artwork. He passed away in 1978 at the age of 65 in Belgrade.

Ferenc Szabó

Ferenc Szabó (September 16, 1900 Nagymágocs-September 28, 1978 Budapest) was a Hungarian actor and film score composer.

He began his acting career in the 1920s and quickly gained fame for his performances on stage and in film. Szabó acted in over 100 movies throughout his career and was considered one of the most versatile actors of his time.

In addition to his acting, Szabo was also known for his musical talents. He composed the scores for several films in the 1930s and 1940s, and his musical abilities were showcased in several of his roles on stage and screen.

Szabo's career was interrupted by World War II when he was forced to join the Hungarian army. After the war, he returned to acting and continued to perform until his death in 1978.

Throughout his career, Szabo received numerous awards and honors for his work in the arts, including the Kossuth Prize, the highest award for artists in Hungary. He is remembered as one of the most influential figures in Hungarian culture and a true icon in the history of Hungarian cinema.

Ernst Matray

Ernst Matray (May 27, 1891 Budapest-November 12, 1978 Los Angeles) also known as Ernest Matray or Erno Siblatt was a Hungarian dancer, choreographer, actor and film director.

Matray began his career as a dancer in Budapest before moving to Germany in the 1920s, where he became a prominent figure in the German dance scene. He became the chief choreographer for the Berlin State Opera Ballet in 1924, and later worked in the film industry as a choreographer and actor.

In 1933, Matray fled Germany due to the rise of the Nazi party and eventually settled in the United States. There, he continued his work as a dancer and choreographer, including choreographing for Broadway productions and major films.

Matray also transitioned to film directing in the 1940s and 1950s, directing several films including "The Prince of Thieves" (1948) and "Lost, Lonely and Vicious" (1958).

Throughout his career, Matray was known for his innovative choreography and his ability to blend dance with other art forms. He continued to work in the arts until his death in 1978.

Siegfried Brachfeld

Siegfried Brachfeld (April 17, 1917 Berlin-June 22, 1978 Budapest) was a Hungarian actor.

Born to Jewish parents, Brachfeld started his acting career in Germany in the 1930s. He first gained recognition for his work in the Yiddish Theatre in Berlin. However, due to the rise of Nazi regime, he was forced to flee to Hungary in 1937.

In Hungary, Brachfeld continued to act and quickly became a prominent figure in the Hungarian film industry. He appeared in over 50 films and TV shows throughout his career. Some of his most notable roles include the lead in the 1967 film "The Corporal and Others" and the Hungarian version of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" in 1976.

Brachfeld also worked as a voice actor and dubbed many famous foreign films into Hungarian. He was awarded the Hungarian Film Critics Award for Best Actor twice in his career.

Despite his success in Hungary, Brachfeld's life was cut short by cancer at the age of 61. He is remembered as one of the most talented actors of his time and a significant contributor to Hungarian culture.

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