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Claudiu Bleonţ (Romanian
pronunciation: [klaˈudju ˈble̯ont͡s]; born August 17, 1959, in
Bucharest) is a Romanian film and theatre
actor. He is known in Romania not only by his acting ability, but
also for his improvisational talent.
He went to a German high school in Bucharest, attended the
National Bucharest Film Academy. Since then, he has played lead
roles at many theatres in Romania, often preferring more classical
productions. However, one of his most well-known theatre
performances is as Romeo in a production of Shakespeare's Romeo and
Juliet with the balcony scene replaced with a bathtub. He has
received several national awards for his theatre work.
He has since appeared in seventeen films, under many of the
premier Romanian directors. He had a lead role in the film Un été inoubliable under the direction
Pintilie; the film was nominated for the Golden
Palm at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.
He married Beatrice Bleonţ, a stage director, in
1995; they have since divorced and since 2001 he has been married
to Andra Negulescu, young actress. In the 2003 film Boudica,
Bleonţ played the role of Suetonius' ADC.