George Mihăiță

b. 1948, Moreni

George Mihăiță studied acting in the class of Sanda Manu at the Ion Luca Caragiale Institute of Dramatic and Cinematic Arts, Bucharest, graduating in 1971.

He is notable in Romanian cultural life for the dozens of rôles he has played at the Comedy Theatre, the Bulandra, and the Bucharest National Theatre, in plays including Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men, Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, Bulgakov’s Zoyka’s House, and Adrian Lustig’s Poker, working with major directors Lucian Giurchescu, Cătălina Buzoianu, Dragoș Galgoțiu, and Alexandru Tocilescu.

George Mihăiță is likewise well known for his parts in feature films, including Lucian Pintilie’s The Reconstruction, a milestone in Romanian cinema, and he has also appeared in various television serials and light-entertainment programmes.

Since 2000, he has been the director of the Comedy Theatre, Bucharest.

Over the years, he has won numerous awards, including the Association of Romanian Humourists’ Prize for Best Male Performance (1994), for the part of Thersites in Troilus and Cressida, directed by Dragoș Galgoțiu; the Prize for Best Male Performance at the Galați National Comedy Festival (2001), for the part of Henry Perkins in Ray Clooney’s Funny Money, directed by Horațiu Mălăele; and the UNITER Prize for Best Lead Actor (2010), for the part of Alexander Tarasovich Ametistov in Bulgakov’s Zoyka’s House, directed by Alexandru Tocilescu at the Comedy Theatre, Bucharest.

In 2002, George Mihăiță was decorated with the National Order of Loyal Service, to the rank of Chevalier, for his ‘dedication and artistic gifts in the service of Romanian theatre.’


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