Iren Bende (born January 17, 1990) is a Hungarian actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in several films such as “Szép Napok”, “Cukor, Baby!”, and “Jégkorszak”.
Bende was born in Budapest, Hungary. She attended the Színház- és Filmművészeti Egyetem, or the University of Theater and Film Arts, in Budapest, and graduated with a degree in acting. She then moved to London to study musical theater at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.
She began her acting career in 2009, when she appeared in the Hungarian television show, “Szép Napok”. She was soon cast in the lead role in the film “Cukor, Baby!”, which was released in 2011. Her performance in the film was praised by critics, and she was nominated for the Best Actress Award at the Hungarian Film Festival. She went on to appear in several other films, including “Jégkorszak”, “Halálos Tánc”, and “Nagy Károly”.
In addition to her film roles, Bende is also a successful singer. She released her first album, “Bende, Iren”, in 2013. The album featured her original songs, as well as covers of popular Hungarian songs. The album was a commercial success, reaching the top of the Hungarian music charts. She has since released two other albums, “Az Út” and “Változások”, both of which have been successful.
Bende continues to act and sing in Hungary. In addition to her work in film and music, she is also an active philanthropist. She has been involved in charitable organizations such as UNICEF, the World Food Program, and the Red Cross.
Throughout her career, Bende has earned numerous awards and nominations, including an MTV Europe Music Award for Best Hungarian Artist, a Hungarian Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, and a Hungarian Oscar Award for Best Actress.
Bende is a talented actress and singer, who has made a name for herself in the Hungarian entertainment industry. She is an inspiration to many, with her hard work and dedication to her craft.