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Gabriel Spahiu


  • Actor
  • Born: 21.03.1968 in Bucharest
Graduate of the “Sfantul Sava” College (1986) , of the Math Faculty (1992) and of the Film and Theatre University in Bucharest (class of 1996, professor Olga Tudorache, lecturer Adrian Pintea).
As a student in Math he joins the student theatre company ‘The Bridge” (Podul), from the Students’ House, lead by Catalin Naum. In 1990 the company’s members will be part of the chorus of the “Antique Trilogy” directed by the reputed Andrei Serban at the National Theatre in Bucharest. This experience makes Spahiu to choose to be an actor. He has a special friendship relationship with director Radu Jude with whom he collaborated for the films Lampa cu căciulă/The Lamp with a Hat, Film pentru prieteni/A  Film for Friends, Dimineața/Morning, Alexandra, Toată lumea din familia noastră/Everybody in Our Family, Aferim!. In 2015 he founds the ARTBURG Association in Brasov, together with Laura Căpățână-Juller, who organizes One World Romania Brasov and weekly documentary screenings.
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Known for:

2011

2011

2004

Festivals / Awards

  • 2013
Gopo Toată lumea din familia noastră Best Actor in a supporting role

Filmography

Actor

Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Miron

2018

”I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians”

2018

Comrade Detective

Ivan Blaga - 2 ep.

2017

Fault Condition

Achi's Father

2016

War Dogs

Enver

2016

White

Aurel

2016

Scarred Hearts

Zed

2015

The Wedding Ring

Husband

2015

Black Friday

Mihai

2015

03.ByPass

Doru

2014

Fb (scurtmetraj)

2014

Aferim!

Vasile

2014

Umbre

Giani, ep.1

2014

It Can Pass Through the Wall

2014

Filmul

The Driver

2014

2 + 2

Seghenthaler

2013

The Gentleman from the Courtyard

Popescu

2013

Perennial Plants

Reporter

2013

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman

Taxi Driver

2013

Dialoguri terapeutice

2012

I’m an Old Communist Hag

Colidiuc

2012

Everybody in Our Family

Aurel

2011

Lost in transition

2011

Adalbert’s Dream

Iulică Ploscaru

2011

Gogu Contraatacă

The Man

2011

Lunch Break (scurtmetraj)

2011

The Breakdown

2011

A Film for Friends

2011

Gun of the Black Sun

Tibor

2011

Hello! How Are You?

Iorgu

2011

My Sexual Life

Marcel

2010

The Cuckoo’s Egg

"Italian" Guy

2010

Bunraku

Boris Patz

2010

The Mother of God from the Ground Floor

Vali

2009

Fratelui meu din exil

2009

The Birthday

Mircea (voice)

2009

Medal of Honor

The Mechanic

2009

Tales from the Golden Age

A Neighbor

2009

Alza la testa

Radu

2009

Rise of the Gargoyles (film TV)

A Worker

2009

Copilăria lui Icar

Infirmier

2009

The Other Irene

The Driver

2008

The Bear

Ceacanica

2008

Francesca

Bus Driver

2008

Tache

Nestor

2008

Silent Wedding

Wedding guest

2008

The Long Way Home

Taxi Driver

2008

Adam Resurrected

Taub

2008

Arestat la domiciliu (serial TV)

Ion Bunescu

2008

The Rest Is Silence

A strage man

2007

Life’s Hard

The Beggar

2007

Radu+Ana

Doctor

2007

Interior. Block of Flats Hallway

Constraction man

2007

Sinopsis docu-drama

Mihai

2007

In the Morning

2007

O nouă casă

Son 2

2007

Sandpit #186

2006

California Dreamin’ (Endless)

Boss of the Union

2006

The Paper Will Be Blue

Georgescu

2006

Home

Taxi Driver

2006

Și totul era nimic…

Stambuliu

2006

Om sarac, om bogat (serial TV)

Sandu

2006

Cover boy: L'ultima rivoluzione

Florin

2006

Alexandra

Neighbor

2006

Project W

2005

Tertium non datur

Subofiţer român (voce)

2005

Marilena from P7

Father

2005

The Tube with a Hat

Father

2005

The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu

Leo

2004

Straight Into Darkness

Prist

2004

Report on the State of the Nation

The Fool ”Eminescu”

2003

Exam

Witness 1

2003

Haute tension

2003

Vacuums

2003

Callas Forever

Reporter

2002

Tancul

The Fool

2002

Occident

The Mute Spanishman

2002

Amen.

2002

Train Quest

Businessman

2001

Everyday God Kisses Us on the Mouth

The Dice Player

2000

Keep an Eye on Happiness

1998

Next Stop Paradise

Nelu

1997