Writer – Director – Producer
FEATURE FILMS – screenwriter U.S.
The Interpol Quartet
N.Y. Locals & Russian Strangers
East or West?
Murder in the Balkans
To Live or Die (2007)
THEATRE – directing & producing
A View from the Bridge
Lovers & Other Strangers
The Reluctant Tragedian
Drums in the Night
The Inspector General
Sasha & the Greystones
TELEVISION – directing & producing
The Reluctant Tragedian
Triangle in L.A.
In the Morning
My Balkan Connection
TEACHING – acting, film & T.V.
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts - Pasadena, California
Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute
The British Fencing Squad for :
Olympic Games – Mexico City 1968
Olympic Games - Munich 1972
The British Academy of Fencing
Writer - Director - Producer
Duels in Sofia – TV film
The London to Paris Race – TV
Kosovo – TV mini series
The Last of the Red Hot Radio Shows – musical
Times of Change – a play
"George in Action" – TV talk show on the “7 day channel”
United we Stay – a play
"Rose Fever" – double musical album (writer - producer)
"George & Friends" – TV talk show on “Balkan BG channel”
Poetry & Essays – “Botev" Publishing House
Autobiography – “Hemus" Publishing House
American Jihad – a screenplay
Born: 1939, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Trainer’s Sports Academy, Bulgaria
(under Ferentz Magiar)
The British Academy of Fencing London, England.
Chief coach of the London Fencing Club, 1968 – 1973
The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute (master class) Hollywood, California
Sherwood Oaks Experimental Film College, Hollywood, Ca.
Experience and Honors:
British Academy of Fencing (Professorship - 1968)
British Olympic Fencing Coach
(1968 - 1972)
World Professional Fencing Champion - 1970 & 1974
With Mr. Lee Strasberg - full scholarship - master classes
(1974 & 1975)
Guest lecturer at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts
(1978 - 1981)
Independent Writer, Director, Producer for film, TV and theatre based in Los
Angeles, London & Sofia. Honorary Citizen of Oklahoma - 1993, lecturing at OCU.
Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) founding member, 1989 - Bulgaria
President of the Bulgarian Business Bloc - 1990 - 2001
Bulgarian Presidental Elections January 1992 - 17% of the vote.
Bulgarian Presidential Elections Oktober 1996 - 24% of the vote.
President of "The Bulgarian Basketball Association"
(1994 – 1997)
Chairman of BBB’s parliamentary group - 1995 to 2001.
Chairman of BG’s parliamentary commission "Radio, TV & Telegraph"
President of "Ganchev’s Political Bloc", 2001 - 2004
Chairman of Bulgaria’s "National Patriotic Union" – 2004 (current)
Divorced with two daughters: Julia & Sylvana living in Los Angeles.