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Ferenc Bessenyei

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Occupation  Actor
Years active  1940–2001

Name  Ferenc Bessenyei
Role  Film actor
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Born  10 February 1919 (1919-02-10) Hodmezovasarhely, Hungary
Died  December 27, 2004, Lajosmizse, Hungary
Spouse  Eszter Elthes (m. 1980–2004)
Movies  Stars of Eger, Be Good All Your Life, Professor Hannibal, The Wind Is Whistling Under Th, Alba Regia

Ferenc Bessenyei (10 February 1919 – 27 December 2004) was a Hungarian actor and singer. He began his career in the choir at Szeged city theatre in 1940 and became one of Hungary's most respected stage perfomers. As singer he appeared in My Fair Lady (as Higgins), Fiddler on the Roof (as milkman Tevje) and Zorba the Greek (as Zorba). He was a tall man with a deep, powerful voice. He was elected to the Revolutionary Council of the Hungarian Intelligentsia in the 1956 revolt and was not allowed to perform for two years. He was awarded the "Actor of Nation" in 2000. He appeared in 75 films between 1960 and 2001. His second wife was Hédi Váradi actress.

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Selected filmography

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  • Kiskrajcár (1953)
  • Young Hearts (1953)
  • Under the City (1953)
  • Professor Hannibal (1956)
  • Alba Regia (1961)
  • The Brute (1961)
  • Drama of the Lark (1963)
  • The Testament of Aga Koppanyi (1967)
  • Stars of Eger (1968)
  • Franz Liszt. Dreams of love (1970)
  • Hugo the Hippo (1973)

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