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Hristo Shopov

Actor | * 01/04/1964 (56) | Sofia, Bulgaria
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Hristo Naumov Shopov (Bulgarian: Христо Наумов Шопов; born 4 January 1964) is a Bulgarian actor. Shopov's father, Naum Shopov, was a famous Bulgarian actor as well. He is most noted for his 2004 portrayal of Pontius Pilate in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. Shopov revived his role as Pilate in the 2006 film The Inquiry. His dual roles as Pilate make him, along with Frank Thring, one of two actors to twice portray a character directly responsible for authorizing the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. He has become one of Bulgaria's most successful actors, making his debut in 1981 with Dishay, choveche (Breathe, Little Man!). His body of work includes many Bulgarian films such as Vchera (Yesterday) and Sledvay me (Follow Me). He has also appeared in several low-budget US film productions including Phantom Force, Target of Opportunity and Alien Hunter. In his homeland, he is best known for his role in the movie Vchera, which became a symbol of several generations. The movie tells the story of young Bulgaria... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | History

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Movies with Hristo Shopov as Actor(27)

as Dimitar2018 South Wind
as Getow2015 Karbala
as Kedar2013 Barabbas
as Filip Bogatev2011 Love.net
as Col. Muller2011 General della Rovere
as Warden Kuss2010 Undisputed III: Redemption
as Serik2009 Double Identity
as Rinaldo di Dassel2009 Barbarossa
as President Petrov2009 Command Performance
as Momcilo Draganovic2008 Resolution 819
as Colonnello Euerbach2008 Fuga per la libertà - L'aviatore
as Isman2007 The Lark Farm
as Ponzio Pilato2006 The Final Inquiry
as Julian Kordek2005 Karol: A Man Who Became Pope
as Major Belov2005 Target of Opportunity
as Pontius Pilate2004 The Passion of the Christ
as The Man2003 I Am David
as Navigator Petrenko2003 Alien Hunter
as Le capitaine Sergei Petrov2003 Dragon Fighter
as Bulgarian Officer2001 Artificial Telepathy
as Margarit1989 Margarit and Margarita
as Ivan1988 Yesterday

TV Shows/Series with Hristo Shopov as Actor(2)

as Дмитар Митевски2020 South Wind
as Pavel Troianov2013 Fourth Estate

Additional Information

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Citizenship: Bulgaria
Born: Saturday, 01/04 1964 (January) in Sofia (current age: 56 years + 149 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: Bulgarian (BG)
Spouses (current/former): Mariana Stanisheva, Alexandra Georgieva
Siblings: Liza Shopova
Father: Naum Shopov
Other names for Hristo Shopov (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Hristo Naumov Shopov"
"Христо Наумов Шопов"
"Христо Шопов"
"Christo Schopow"
Hristo Shopov frequently works together with these people:
Valentin Ganev (5x, Actor)
Giacomo Battiato (5x, Crew)
Dolph Lundgren (4x, Actor)
Christo Jivkov (4x, Actor)
Vasiliy Livanov (4x, Actor)
Matt Patresi (4x, Actor)
Mel Gibson (3x, Actor)
Zahary Baharov (3x, Actor)
Shaila Rubin (3x, Crew)
Jônia Tércia (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2885, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/30/2020