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Graduate of the Dramatic Art Conservatory in Iasi (class of 1950). Assigned to the Municipal Theatre (today’s “L S Bulandra” Theatre) in Bucharest. Was a very appreciated academic at the “I L Caragiale” Institute for Theatre and Film where he acted also as rector between 1981-1985.
“ A profoundly innocent look. An air of guilelessness, pure and honest. A frank, round face. Then, all of a sudden, a new air of unjust offence makes his sweetness collapse all along his entire features, desolate, offended, wronged. These are the weapons with which Octavian Cotescu builds up his characters, mostly treacherous, snaky, shifty, guileful, anyway, far, very far from innocence.