Romania’s Radu Beligan named world’s oldest actor

Romanian screen veteran Radu Beligan has been named the world’s oldest working actor. The star was granted the title by Guinness World Records officials on Sunday (15Dec13), a day after his 95th birthday.
He marked his big day on Saturday (14Dec13) by performing in a Romanian play at a theatre in Bucharest, while a monument bearing his name was unveiled at a special ceremony in the city attended by Mayor Sorin Oprescu, who hailed Beligan as a national treasure and wished him a happy birthday.
Beligan, who has been a regular in the country’s film and TV industry over the years, was back on stage the following day (15Dec13) taking part in a play at the city’s National Theatre when he was handed his certificate from Guinness World Records.