Kosta Tsonev, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kosta Tsonev

Bulgarian actor

Date of Birth: 10-Jun-1929

Place of Birth: Sofia, Sofia City Province, Bulgaria

Date of Death: 25-Jan-2012

Profession: actor, politician, television actor

Nationality: Bulgaria

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Kosta Tsonev

  • Kosta Tsonev (Bulgarian: ????? ?????; 10 June 1929 – 25 January 2012) was a Bulgarian actor of Greek heritage starring in theatre, TV and cinema.
  • He was born on 10 June 1929 in the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia.
  • He studied at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts.
  • He has been married three times: twice to Anahid Tacheva and then to his present wife Elena.
  • He has a son, famed news reader Dimitar Tsonev, and a daughter.
  • His second oldest brother was the late Vasil Tsonev, a dry witted satirist who wrote many books which have been published in several languages.
  • His oldest brother was the late Iwan Tsonev (Iwan Zoneff) who moved to Australia in 1950s where he became one of the biggest property developers in South Australia during the mid 60's showing the diverse talents of the 3 brothers in each of their chosen fields.
  • The father of the three brothers was a simple house painter. In 2001 Tsonev turned to politics and was elected to the National Assembly of Bulgaria as a representative of the former National Movement Simeon II (now National Movement for Stability and Progress).
  • He was reelected in 2005.

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