VICTOR REBENGIUC is one of the most distinguished Romanian stage and screen actors, a real acting legend with a career spanning more than 50 years. He is also renowned as a civil society activist.
In 1957, he made his debut as a member of the famous Bulandra Theatre company, acting in more than 200 roles on that stage alone.
With his breakthrough performance in Liviu Ciulei’s Padurea spanzuratilor/The Forest of the Hanged Rebengiuc became a major figure in Romanian cinema, idolised for his 1988 appearance in Stere Gulea’s Morometii/The Moromete Family. He has also starred in films by Dan Pita (Tanase Scatiu; Faleze de nisip/Sand Cliffs) and Lucian Pintilie (De ce trag clopotele, Mitica?/Carnival Scenes; Balanta/The Oak; Prea tarziu/Too Late; Terminus paradis/Last Stop Paradise; Niki Ardelean, colonel in rezerva/Niki and Flo; Tertium non datur). Victor Rebengiuc has worked with all the greats of Romanian cinematography while also working for younger directors such as Cristi Puiu, Radu Muntean, Lucian Georgescu, Calin Peter Netzer and Tudor Cristian Jurgiu.