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Hristo Shopov

Hristo Shopov

HRISTO NAUMOV SHOPOV is the scion of one of Bulgaria's leading film families, the son of popular actor Naum Shopov, who has hundreds of credits dating back to the late 1950s. Since making his own debut in 1981, in Dishay, choveche (Breathe, Little Man!, 1981), Hristo Shopov has become one of the country's most successful actors in films like Lyudmil Todorov's Lyubovnoto Lyato no edin Lyokhman (Love-Summer of a Schlep, 1990) and lancho lanchev's Requisite (2000), while also appearing regularly in low­budget American movies filmed on location in Eastern Europe, such as Octopus (2000), Mindstorm (2000), Interceptor Force 2 (2002) and Alien Hunter (2003). He was seen most recently on American theater screens in Tim Blake Nelson's The Grey Zone (2002), a fact-based Holocaust drama, with David Arquette, Steve Buscemi, and Harvey Keitel.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Hristo Shopov Facts

BirthdayJanuary 4, 1964 (58)
BirthplaceSofia, Bulgaria

Selected Filmography

The Passion Of The Christ
Undisputed III: Redemption
The Final Inquiry
I Am David
The Grey Zone
Lark Farm
KAROL, A Man Who Became Pope and The Pope, The Man. Two Complete Mini-Series
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