Person Details

Birthday: 1938-12-12 13:57:38

Death: 2000-06-03 13:57:38

Aliases: Невена Богданова Коканова

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Дупница, България

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Movie Involvements: 22

TV Involvements: 1


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia Nevena Kokanova (Bulgarian: Невена Коканова) (12 December 1938 – 3 June 2000) was a Bulgarian film actress. She was known as the "first lady of Bulgarian cinema." Her mother was from a well-known Austrian aristocratic family, and her father was a political prisoner. Kokanova was born in Dupnitsa, Bulgaria and is most renowned for her role as Lisa in The Peach-Garden Trespasser. She started her career at age 18 as an apprentice actor with the Yambol Theater in Yambol, Bulgaria. In 1975 she was a member of the jury at the 9th Moscow International Film Festival. In 1980 she starred in and co-directed Three Deadly Sins with Lyubomir Sharlandzhiev. She died in Sofia.

Most Famous Work

Canary Season
Average
10

Canary Season

(1993) Aunt Addie
Home for Our Children
Average
8

Home for Our Children

(1986) Veronika Aldanova
Before and After the Victory
Average
6

Before and After the Victory

(1967) Medicinskata sestra
Tobacco
Average
5

Tobacco

(1962) Irina
Rootless Tree
Average
7

Rootless Tree

(1974) Daughter-in-law
The Boy Turns Man
Average
9

The Boy Turns Man

(1972) Tinka
Affection
Average
7

Affection

(1972) Irina
The Inspector and the Night
Average
9

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1993 Aunt Addie
1986 Veronika Aldanova
1985 N/A
Elena
1984 Bakardzhieva
Boryana
1983 N/A
1982 N/A
1981 Smilova
1980 Golyamata etarva
Dona
1977 N/A
1976 Nevena
Tinka
1975 Maria
1974 Fany
Daughter-in-law
the mother
1973 Uchitelkata Nikolina Boneva
The Mother
1972 Tinka
Irina
N/A
1971 N/A
1970 Maria
1969 Dancheto
1968 N/A
1967 Gerda
Neda
Medicinskata sestra
N/A
1966 Ана Мартинова
1964 Lisa
1963 Jana
1962 Irina
1961 Ани
1957 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1980 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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