Đoko Rosić

Đorđe "Đoko" Rosić (Bulgarian: Джоко Росич, Dzhoko Rosich, Serbian: Ђоко Росић; 28 February 1932 – 21 February 2014) was a Bulgarian actor who was also well known in Hungary.[1]

Đoko Rosić
Đorđe Rosić

(1932-02-28)28 February 1932
Died21 February 2014(2014-02-21) (aged 81)
Years active1969-2012


Rosić was born in Krupanj, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (today in western Serbia) to a Serbian father and a Bulgarian mother. At age 19 in 1951, he emigrated to Bulgaria for political reasons. He graduated from what is today the University of National and World Economy in Sofia in 1957. He worked as a Bulgarian National Radio journalist for 17 years, after first being invited to work in radio because of his deep voice.[1] Rosić shot his first film in 1963. From that time until his death in 2014 he appeared in over 110 movies, mostly Bulgarian productions, but also a large number of Hungarian films.[1] He was married two times. First wife - Zanka Alexandrova. Second wife Liliana Lazarova. His only child is the Bulgarian drama actress Irina Rosic, but he also had a son from his second wife's first marriage - Stoyan Kolev. Rosic has four grand children - Valentin Hristov, Maria Koleva, George Sabev, Plamena Koleva. He also has one great-grandson Branimir Hristov(Branko).

Rosić died on 21 February 2014 from complications after brain tumor surgery.[2] He was 81.

Selected filmography

Year Film Role Notes
English title Bulgarian title Transliteration
1969 The Eighth Осмият Osmiyat Petar
1970 Aesop Езоп Ezop' Kres' messenger
1974 My Father the House-Painter Баща ми бояджията Bashta mi boyadzhiyata
1979 Hungarian Rhapsody
1980 The Truck Камионът Kamionat Chitanugata
1981 Aszparuh
The Queen of Turnovo Търновската царица Tarnovskata tzaritza Papaymayka
Captain Petko Voivode Капитан Петко войвода Kapitan Petko Voyvoda TV series
written by Nikolay Haytov
1982 Macbeth
1984 681 AD: The Glory of Khan 681 - Величието на хана 681 - Velichieto na hana
1986 The Judge Съдията Sadiyata Stoyo Manchev
1988 Time of Violence Време разделно Vreme razdelno Karahasan
1993 Jonah Who Lived in the Whale
1997 Gypsy Lore
1998 Passion
2000 Werckmeister Harmonies
2001 The Mystery of Black Rose Castle TV Series
2003 A Rózsa énekei
2007 The End


  1. Николов, Любо (2005-11-08). "Джоко Росич получил на 6 г. първия нож от баща си" (in Bulgarian). Сега. Retrieved 2009-01-24.
  2. "Serbian Bulgarian Actor Djoko Rosic Dies". novinite.com. 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
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