Florin Piersic jr. is an actor, director and writer.
At the present time, he is a popular figure of the Romanian theatre and cinema.
He was born in 1968.
In 1991, he graduated the Film & Theatre Academy.
His approach to the American theatre embraces a wide range of characters. He translated, directed and performed in Dice and Cards by Sam Henry Kass, Opposites Attract by Bruce Kane, Tom and Jerry by Rick Cleveland, Sex Drugs Rock and Roll by Eric Bogosian, Brothers by Dave Williams.
In 2013, he wrote and produced the one-man-show entitled Freak Show. His performance (13 characters) has been acclaimed both by the public and the critics.
His film career includes Gruber's Journey, Charlie Countryman, Q.E.D., Youth without youth, Bibliotheque Pascal, Cartels, End of a Gun, Killing Time, Moon Hotel Kabul. He had great collaborations with Francis Ford Coppola, Rhys Thomas, Frederick Bond, Keoni Waxman and other top European directors.
His awards list includes:
- Actor of the Year - UNITER Awards - 2003 (Sex Drugs Rock and Roll)
- Best Actor in a Leading Role - Gopo Awards - 2015 (Q.E.D.)
- Nominee - Best Actor in a Leading Role - UNITER Awards - 2016 (Lonesome West).
Florin Piersic jr. is the author of the novel Romantic Porno (2011), as well as of the collection of short stories entitled Complete Works – Volume One (2009) and Complete Works – Volume Two (2015).
Currently, Florin Piersic jr. is working on a personal project, a feature film called Nothing About Love, written and directed by himself.
The film will be released at the end of 2019.
2015 – Best Actor in a Leading Role (Q.E.D.) - Gopo Gala (Romanian ‘Oscars’)
2014 – Jury’s Prize (Freak Show) - FESTCO Comedy Fes'val, Bucharest
2013 – Best Experimental Movie (Killing Time) - UCIN (Romanian Cinematographers’ Union) Awards
2006 – Best Experimental Movie (Fix Alert) - UCIN (Romanian Cinematographers’ Union) Awards
2005 – Jury's Special Prize (Fix Alert) at the B‐Est Film Fes'val, Bucharest
2003 – First Prize - One‐Man-Show Fes'val, Kishinev (Sex Drugs Rock and Roll)
2003 – Best Show – Director’s Head Fes'val, Buzau (Sex Drugs Rock and Roll)
2003 – Actor of the Year
2002 – UNITER Awards (Sex Drugs Rock and Roll)
1998 – Tour in Scotland – Children of a Lesser God (performed in English)
1994 – participant - Alumni Summer Ac'ng Programme – London (a workshop conducted by Simon McBurney)
1993 – Nominee - Best Male Debut – UNITER Awards, Bucharest (Trovarsi)
1991 – Best Young Actor Award – Young Actor Awards, Cos'nes' (The Comedy of Errors))