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Toma Caragiu (1925–1977)

Toma Caragiu was one of the best Romanian actors, playing either comedy or drama, but having a special attraction to the comic movies. He tragically died during the earthquake in Bucharest in 1977, being trapped under the remains of the block of flats he lived in, which collapsed. His body was found days later. An unexpected death for the man who ... See full bio »


(age 51) in Bucharest, Romania

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 1977 The Mace with Three Seals
Pamfilie / Popa Traista
 1976 Premiera
Titi Precup
 1976 Serenade for the 12th Floor
Retired Worker Firu
 1976 Singuratatea florilor
taximetristul Grigore Pascu
 1975 The Mastodon
 1975 Actorul si salbaticii
Costica Caratase
 1974 Motive (TV Short)
 1973 Administratorul de bloc (TV Short)
 1973 August in flacari (TV Movie)
 1973 The Poseidon Explosion
 1972 Bariera
seful de post de jandarmi Eftimie
 1972 Ciprian Porumbescu
The Colonel
 1972 Zestrea domnitei Ralu
 1971 Saptamîna nebunilor
 1971 Urmarirea (TV Series)
 1971 B.D. in alert
Cpt. Panait
 1971 Facerea lumii
afaceristul Marinescu
 1970 Brigada Diverse intra în actiune
Capitanul Panait
 1970 Haiducii lui Saptecai
 1970 B.D. în alerta - Profesorul de mimica
Capitanul Panait
 1969 Razbunarea haiducilor
The Unfrocked
 1968 K.O.
 1968 The Kidnapping of the Maidens
Highwayman Raspopitul
 1967 Seful sectorului suflete
 1967 Subteranul
 1966 Haiducii
Haiducul Raspopitul
 1965 Procesul alb
 1965 Forest of the Hanged
Habsburg officer
 1955 Nufarul rosu
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Actor Toma Caragiu died in an earthquake in Bucharest on the 4th March 1977. Other victims from the film community in Bucharest were actress Eliza Petrachescu and director Alexandru Bocanet.

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