László Csurka


László Csurka
Actor
Born in Budapest in 1936, László Csurka was expelled from the University of Theatre and Film Arts in 1955. After working as a supernumerary at the Csiky Gergely Theatre in Kaposvár until 1958, he acted at Budapest's Déryné Theatre from 1958 until 1995, and was also a member of the companies of the National Theatre (1959-2000) and the Hungarian Theatre of Pest (2000-2012). Since then, he has performed in pieces at the New Theatre, the National Theatre and the Erkel Theatre. He has also performed in numerous films and television dramas, and is in great demand as a voice-over artist. On the radio, he is best known for his portrayal of Laci on the serial drama The Szabó Family. A winner of the Jászai Mari Award (1988), the Phoenix Award (2006) and the Ferenc Sík Commemorative Ring (2008), he was named an eternal member of the National Theatre in 2004 and an Artist of Merit in 2013.