György Cserhalmi

György Cserhalmi (born 17 February 1948, in Budapest) is a Hungarian actor. He graduated from the Actors Academy in 1971. He is also the founder of the Labdater Theatre in the Globe cultural centre.

György Cserhalmi
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Born (1948-02-17) 17 February 1948 (age 73)


  • 1971: Debrecen Csokonai Theatre
  • 1972-1975: Veszprem Petofi Theatre
  • 1979-1983: National Theatre, then the Hungarian Film Company
  • 1983-1989: Katona Jozsef Theatre
  • 1989-1991: National Theatre
  • 1991–present: freelance work.


  • Kossuth Prize (1990)
  • SZOT prize (1988)
  • Elizabeth prize (1987)
  • Noteworthy artist (1986)
  • Balazs Bela prize (1982)


Has acted in more than 200 films, since the early 1970s one of the most significant Hungarian contemporary actors, especially in modern heroic roles. One of the most significant being Mephisto, made in 1981 by Istvan Szabo. He starred in the 1976 film Azonosítás, which won the Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement at the 26th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] He played a role in the 2002 Perlasca – Un eroe Italiano.

Stage rolesEdit

Shakespeare, Gorky, Sophocles, Goethe, Strindberg, Molière as well as Hungarian writers.


  1. ^ "PRIZES & HONOURS 1976". Archived from the original on 2019-12-23. Retrieved 2020-01-22.

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