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March 1, 2021

Jean Constantin, transferred to Fundeni hospital

Actor Jean Constantin, transferred from the Constanta County Hospital to the Fundeni Hospital in Bucharest, is at the Intensive Care Ward, after having suffered a cardiac arrest, according to medical sources.

The spokesperson of the Constanta Hospital, doctor Florian Stoian, declared on the previous day, that the actor was feeling well and requested to be transferred to a hospital in Bucharest, in order to continue medical investigation.

“The artist is well, yet he demanded a transfer to the Fundeni Hospital, in order to continue further medical investigation. The doctors decided that he could travel to Bucharest and his health condition would not be threatened,” Dr. Stoian said.

Jean Constantin, whose heart issues were notorious, was hospitalized a week ago, due to symptoms of breathing difficulties and high blood pressure. The doctors in Constanta mentioned that the actor demanded discretion referring to his health condition and expressly requested that his results would be kept private. Jean Constantin was born on August 21, 1928, in Tekirghiol, in Constanta County. He made his debut appearance on stage at the Revue Section of the Fantasio State Theatre in Constanta, in 1957.

The actor appeared in over 50 films, such as “The Baron of the Lock” (1960), “The Revenge of the Haidouks” (1968), “Summer Days” (1968), “Too Little for Such a War,” (1969), and gained celebrity during the 70s, with the series of comedy films “B. D.,” where he was cast beside Toma Caragiu, Sebastian Papaiani, Dem Radulescu, Puiu Calinescu and Iurie Darie.

Moreover, Jean Constantin is famous for Ismail’s character in the film “Toate panzele sus,” by Mircea Muresan.

The latest films he was cast in were “The Way I Spent the End of the World,” (2006), “Roming” by Jiri Vejdelek (2007) and “The Survivor” (2008) by Sergiu Nicolaescu.

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