Ferenc Bessenyei (born February 10, 1919 in Hódmezővásárhely , † December 27, 2004 in Lajosmizse ) was a Hungarian actor . He was the recipient of the Kossuth Prize and one of the nation's twelve Hungarian actors .
His career began in 1940 at the Szeged City Theater . After stints in Miskolc and Pécs , he came to the Budapest National Theater in 1950 , where he played until 2000. After that he went to the Hungarian Theater for a while , also in Budapest, before retiring to his estate to live with his wife and his beloved horses.
He also appeared in a number of films, many of which were also shown in Germany.
Films in German
- 1954 as Géza in the workers film Unter der Stadt (A város alatt)
- 1955 as Ferenc Sós in the drama Tag des Zorns (A harag napja)
- 1956 as Imre Szabó in the war film Night over Budapest (Különös ismertenőjel)
- 1956 as Böröcz in the drama Die Kluft (Szakadék)
- 1960 as a director in the comedy Frechdachs (Kölyök)
- 1961 as director in the drama Der Freischüler (Légy jó mindhalálig) based on the novel Mischi and the college of Zsigmond Móricz
- 1962 in the sports film Rays on the Ice (Napfény a jégen)
- 1962 as Ulveczki in the drama Das Scheusal (Dúvad) based on the book by Imre Sarkadi
- 1965 in the love story Thunderstorm (Zápor)
- 1967 as János Kárpáthy in the drama The Vulture Feud (Egy magyar nábob) based on the novel A Hungarian Nabob by Mór Jókai
- 1968 as Captain Csomai in the historical adventure film The Testament of the Aga (A koppányi aga testamentuma) based on the youth novel by István Fekete
- 1969 as Bálint Török in the historical monumental film Stars from Eger (Egri csillagok)
- 1973 in the political thriller My 32 Names (Harminckét nevem volt)
- 1974 as Pál Görgey in the two-part television film The Black City (A fekete város) based on the novel by Kálmán Mikszáth
- 1987 as the chief of police in the crime comedy Das Match (A Mérkőzés)
The year of the German premiere is given (in the cinema or on television).
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Hungarian actor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 10, 1919|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hódmezővásárhely|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 27, 2004|
|Place of death||Lajosmizse|