Florin Piersic

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Florin Piersic
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File:Florin Piersic 2014 Romania stamp.jpg
Born 27 January 1936 (1936-01-27) (age 86)
Cluj, Kingdom of Romania
Nationality Romanian, Moldavian[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1957–present
Spouse(s) Anna Török

Florin Piersic (Romanian pronunciation: [floˈrin ˈpjersik]; born 27 January 1936)[2][3][4][5] is a well-known Romanian actor and TV personality.

Biography

Piersic's parents were from Bucovina, his mother was born in Valea Seacă, and his father, Ștefan Piersic, a veterinary physician, was originally from Corlata. Piersic spent his childhood years in Corlata, Pojorâta and Cajvana,[6] later, in Cernăuţi, and then his family moved to Cluj, where Florin graduated from the High School for Boys No. 3.[7]

Piersic attended the Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography in Bucharest. He joined the regular cast of the Romanian National Theater at 1959 and performed in numerous productions until his retirement in 1989.[8] His first role was as Richard in The Devil's Disciple.[9]

In 1958 he made his debut on screen in the French-Romanian co-production The Thistles of the Bărăgan. He appeared in more than forty movies, most of them in the Ceauşescu era. He often depicted heroic, masculine characters. More recently, he played in a soap opera.[10]

Piersic married thrice: to Tatiana Iekel (their marriage lasted from 1962 to 1974), with whom he had a son, Florin Jr.; To Anna Széles (1975–1985), the mother of another son, Daniel; and from 1993, he is married to Anna Török.[11]

In 2006, he was voted to the 51st place on the 100 greatest Romanians list. At 2008 he became an honorary citizen of Oradea. In 2009, he was bestowed with the lifetime achievement award in the Transilvania International Film Festival.[12]

Selected filmography

References

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