Victor Rebengiuc

Victor Rebengiuc (b. 10 February 1933) is one of the greatest theatre and film Romanian actors. He graduated UNATC “I. L. Caragiale” Bucharest in 1956, class of professor Aura Buzescu and Beate Fredanov. Roles on stage: Jim Curry – The Rainmaker; Pierre – The Madwoman of Chaillot; Walter Lee – A Raisin in the Sun; Orlando – As You Like It; Voghin – Children of the Sun; Bolkonski – War and Peace; Stanley – A Streetcar Named Desire; Brutus – Julius Caesar; Kurt – Play Strindberg; Higgins – Pygmalion; Bubnov – Night Asylum; Tipătescu – The Lost Letter; Astrov – Uncle Vanya; Nick Bottom – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, UNITER award; Oratio – The Comic Theatre; Goering – Mephisto; Pelasgos – The Danaides; Alfred – The Visit; Dodge – Buried Child; Pierre – Petru; Lear – King Lear; Marat-Sade; Claudius – Hamlet; Serebreakov – Uncle Vanya; Fetisov – Colonel Pasare; Jevakin – Marriage; Willi and Biff – Death of a Salesman; Caliban – The Tempest; Arthur – Tango; Richard II – Richard II; Jerry – Two for the Seesaw; The grand Inquisitor; All My Sons; Leonida – Conu Leonida; Jourdain – The Bourgeois Gentleman; Count Almaviva – The Barber of Seville; Jack Worthing – The Importance of Being Earnest; Preobrajenski – Heart of a Dog; Publius – Marble. Important films: Forest of the Hanged; Tănase Scatiu; Why Are the Bells Ringing, Mitica?; Sand Cliffs; The Moromete Family (awards at the festivals in San Remo-Italy and Santarem-Portugal); The Oak; Terminus paradis; Niki Ardelean; Medal of Honor; The Japanese Dog. As a theatre actor, he has received three UNITER Awards for Best Actor (in 2009, 2018 and 2023), a UNITER Lifetime Achievement Award (2003) and a UNITER Excellence Award (2014). His work as a film actor has also been rewarded with several distinctions, including two Gopo Awards for Best Actor (in 2011 and 2014), a Gopo Lifetime Achievement Award (in 2022) and a UCIN Academic Award in 2015.

Constantin Chiriac:
”The most revered theatre and film actor in Romania, Victor Rebengiuc, receives a star on the Sibiu Walk of Fame for his unrivaled artistic creations, rewarded with prizes at the most important theatre and film festivals in the world and for the model of artistic and civic awareness that he embodies.”

Star awarded by: RAIFFEISEN BANK