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Ion Caramitru, Actor, Former Minister of Culture

Ion Caramitru
Former Minister of Culture (PNTCD)

Born: March 9, 1954, Bucharest

Marital status: married to Mihaela Caracas, three children

Religion: Orthodox

Nationality : Romanian

Citizenship : Romanian


1964 – graduate of the Institute of Dramatic Arts and Film “I.L.Caragiale”, Bucharest

Professional activity

  • 1965-1990 - Actor and director at “Lucia Sturdza Bulandra” Theatre, Bucharest
  • Since 1976 - Acting professor at I.L.Caragiale Academy of Drama and Film, Bucharest
  • December 22, 1989 - member of the the Executive Office of the National Salvation Front Council, President of the Commission for Culture
  • February 1990-May 1990 - Vice-President of the Provisional Council for National Union, responsible with the Commission for culture and youth
  • February 15, 1990 - President of UNITER (Theatre Union of Romanian)
  • 1990-1993 - General Manager of “Lucia Sturdza Bulandra” Theatre
  • 1996-2000 - Minister of Culture
  • Since 2001 - Vice-President of PNTCD

Artistic Achievements

Performed in more than 60 roles, in plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Pirandello, Buchner, Shaw, Musset, Suto Andras, Hochuth, a.s.o

Cast in the leading part in 40 films

Positions, prizes, titles

1975, 1979, 1981 and 1985 - drama awards - designated “Best Actor of the Year”

1976 – film awards for acting  by  “Cinema” magazine

1984 – “ Special Award of the Jury” for the leading part in “Luchian”, at The National Film Festival – Costinesti, Romania

1995 – knighted by The Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom as Officer of the Order of the British Empire

1997 – Knight of Arts and Letters (France)


  • president of UNITER
  • member of the Executive Office and vice-president of ECA (European Council of Artist), for Central and Eastern Europe

Foreign languages

  • French, English

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