Guido Kangur

Guido Kangur



Guido Kangur (1929-2013) was an Estonian actor who became a star in his home country during the 1950s. He was born in Tartu to a family of musicians and started his acting career at the Estonian National Theatre in 1949. Over the course of his career, Kangur starred in numerous films, television shows, and theater productions.

Kangur's film career began in the 1950's with roles in comedies and dramas. He starred in films such as the musical comedy "Kevade" (1959) and the drama "Väljastpoolt" (1966). He was also featured in the musical drama "Laulu Isamaa" (1969). His work in the theater was mostly in comedies and dramas. He starred in plays such as "Pähklipureja" (1953), "Vanakurjuse lugu" (1954), and "Naerata, naerata, naerata" (1971).

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Kangur began to appear in television shows. He was featured in the series "Kodu ja sõbrad" (1966-1970), "Tädi Tõnu" (1969-1974), and "Mägede varjud" (1973-1974). He was also featured in the miniseries "Tuhkatriinu" (1982) and in the television films "Koduõu" (1984) and "Kevadsuvi" (1984).

Kangur's career was interrupted in the late 1980s when the Soviet Union imposed a ban on Estonian actors appearing in films. He was able to continue his career in the theatre and on television, however, and was featured in the television series "Mälestused" (1990-1991) and "Vaikne elu" (1992-1995). In 1998, Kangur returned to the big screen with the drama "Kevad" and earned a Best Actor Award at the Estonian National Film Festival.

Throughout his career, Kangur was highly regarded as an actor. His performances were praised for their subtlety and range. His portrayal of the character Tõnu in the television series "Tädi Tõnu" remains one of his most iconic roles. Kangur died in 2013 at the age of 84. He is remembered as one of the most

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