Marcel IureÅ

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Marcel Iureş (Romanian pronunciation: [marˈt͡ʃel ˈjureʃ]; born August 2, 1951) is a Romanian stage and screen actor. Iureş was born 2 August 1951 in Băileşti, Romania and is one of Romania's most acclaimed stage and film actors. Iureş entered the Institutul de Arta Teatrala si Cinematografica in Bucharest in 1974 and graduated in 1978. He has acted in films and on stage both in Romania and internationally, as well as playing at least ten roles on Romanian and British television. He made his stage debut at the Bulandra Theatre, Romania, in the 1975 production of Ferma, playing George. From 1978 to 1981 he acted at the National Theatre, Cluj, in numerous roles such as Beckman in the play Afară în faţa uşii and Conifeul in Persii. During the early 1980s, Iureş appeared at both the Bulandra and Odeon Theatres in Bucharest. Among his roles were the title roles in Shakespeare's were Hamlet, Henry IV and Richard III. He is the president of Teatrul ACT (the first independent theatre in Romania) of which he was one of the founders in 1995.

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