Hungarian actors died in 2002

Here are 4 famous actors from Hungary died in 2002:

Sandor Elès

Sandor Elès (June 15, 1936 Budapest-September 1, 2002 London) also known as Sandor Eles, Éles Sándor or Sandor Elés was a Hungarian actor.

He was best known for his performances in the British television series Danger Man and The Prisoner, as well as for his roles in films such as Escape to Athena and The Evil of Frankenstein. Elès began his career in Hungary before relocating to the UK in the 1960s. He was a versatile actor who played a variety of roles throughout his career, often portraying suave and sophisticated characters with a dark edge. In addition to his work in film and television, Elès was also a respected stage actor, appearing in productions in London's West End and at the National Theatre. He passed away in London in 2002 at the age of 66.

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Miki Dora

Miki Dora (August 11, 1934 Budapest-January 3, 2002 Montecito) also known as The Black Knight, Mickey Dora Jr., Miki "Da Cat" Dora, Miklos Sandor Dora, Mickey Dora, Miklos S. Dora III, The Muhammad Ali of Surfing, Miki, The Master of Malibu, The King of Malibu, The Black Knight of Malibu, Da Cat or The Angry Young Man of Surfing was a Hungarian actor, stunt performer and surfer.

He is considered as one of the most iconic surfers of his time and is known for his rebellious and nonconformist approach to surfing, which made him a controversial figure in the surfing community. He gained popularity in the 1950s and 1960s by pushing the boundaries of traditional surfing and developing his own unique style. He was also known for his outspoken and often controversial views on a range of issues, including politics, religion and the environment. In addition to his surfing career, he appeared in a number of films and television shows, including the classic 1966 surf documentary "The Endless Summer". Despite his reputation as a surfing legend, Dora struggled with personal and legal issues throughout his life and passed away at the age of 67 due to pancreatic cancer.

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György Fehér

György Fehér (February 12, 1939 Budapest-July 15, 2002 Budapest) also known as György Feher was a Hungarian screenwriter, film director, cinematographer and actor.

Throughout his career, Fehér gained recognition for his contributions to Hungarian cinema, directing over twenty films and writing the screenplay for several more. He first gained attention with his 1967 film "Message", which won the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. He went on to make a name for himself as a filmmaker, with movies like "The Confrontation" (1974), "The Brave Don't Cry" (1982), and "The Secret of the Hanging Garden" (1994), which were critically acclaimed both in Hungary and abroad.

In addition to his work in film, Fehér was also an accomplished actor, appearing in numerous Hungarian productions. He was a prominent figure in the country's cultural scene, and was known for his outspoken views on politics and the arts. Fehér passed away in 2002 at the age of 63, leaving behind a rich legacy in Hungarian cinema.

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Fred Haggerty

Fred Haggerty (July 14, 1918 Budapest-November 27, 2014) also known as Fred Haggarty was a Hungarian actor and stunt performer.

He began his career in the entertainment industry as a circus performer, specializing in acrobatics and trapeze acts. Haggerty later transitioned to the film industry, where he worked as a stunt performer and actor in over 200 movies throughout his career.

Some of his most notable roles include stunts for films such as Spartacus, The Ten Commandments, and The Magnificent Seven. He also appeared in movies such as The Dirty Dozen and Escape from New York.

Haggerty was known for his athleticism and fearlessness, often performing dangerous stunts that required great skill and precision. He was a beloved figure in the film industry and served as a mentor and inspiration to many young stunt performers.

Haggerty passed away in 2014 at the age of 96, leaving behind a legacy as a pioneer and trailblazer in the world of film stunts and acting.

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