Grigore Vasiliu Birlic was a Romanian actor noted for his appearances on stage, television as well as in films. Grigore Vasiliu Birlic is also known for the comedic roles he plays.He was very active as an actor between 1934 and 1969.
He was born on January 24, 1905. Grigore Vasiliu Birlic was born into the family of a small businessman. It must be noted that while Grigore Vasiliu Birlic was a kid, he wanted to become a circus clown.
However, his parents did not see acting as a serious job and as such, after completing High School in 1924, he attended the University of Cernauti where he read Law. A theater director discovered Grigore Vasiliu Birlic and then he got the chance to be involved in acting when he was given a role as a mute character in the comedic play titled Musca Spaniola by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach.
Later on, Grigore Vasiliu Birlic was hired at the National Theater and he played a role in Victor Ion Popa’s Amaneful ( The Pawn Shop) by Ludvig Holberg. He failed to make it into Dramatic Art Conservatory of Cernauti after seven attempts but only made it on the eighth attempt.
While at the Dramatic Art Conservatory, he was a student of Petre Sturdza.The film career of Grigore Vasiliu Birlic began in 1934 and it was with the movie titled Bing-Bang alongside the likes of Stroe and Vasilache.
He also featured in The Second Floor Lady alongside Maud Mary, Mihal Popescu and Mihal Fotino. In 1951, Grigore Vasiliu Birlic came up with Jean Georgescu Vizita( The Visit) .
Due to the success he chalked with The Visit, he was featured in O Scrisoare Pierduta, in George Naghi and Aurel Micheles’s Two Lottery Tickets and in The Carnival and these formed the highlight of Grigore Vasiliu Birlic’s career.
Grigore Vasiliu Birlic Cause of Death
Grigore Vasiliu Birlic died on February 14, 1970, when he was 65 years old. He died in Bucharest and was buried at the Bellu cemetery also in Bucharest.
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Wives of Grigore Vasiliu Birlic
He was married to Angela Mateescu and Valeria Nanci. We first married Angela Mateescu before subsequently marrying Valeria Nanci.
Currently there isn’t much information about Valeria Nanci and Angela Mateescu.