By Ioana Tomescu
August 1st, 2014
Stuntman and actor Szobor Cseh died this morning at age 71 after losing his battle with cancer. In 2012, the famous stuntman learned that he had contracted multiple myeloma, which is a form of bone marrow malignancy. In June of last year, he was admitted to a hospital Stunt Fundeni because of complications of the disease he was suffering. Cseh Szobor collaborated on more than 150 films and TV Feature, including 25 foreign productions and co-productions (Germany, France, USA, etc.), coordinating the action sequences and directing battles and fight scenes, falls, and acting in several memorable film roles.
In a press conference, doctors stated that Fundeni Hospital stunt family (wife and two boys) was constantly at his side. Doctors said that the death occurred at three in the morning, the disease is advanced and affecting his kidneys. They said that in May last year, the state of health of the stunt was good, but the later the disease progressed and bone and renal complications occurred. These complications led to death of szobor Cseh.
The death was confirmed by his wife stunt. "Yes, it's true. Szobor died this morning. He was in the hospital. So far the boys are away. Ago I went from hospital. Follows to take him to the hospital and get him chapel. Szobor has a degree from the presidency and has a grave in Alley artists in Belu Cemetery. ago just wanted to talk to the priest. Lately disease became rampant. strived very hard, "said Simona Cseh, the cancan. ro .
Szobor Cseh was born on December 11, 1942, in Miercurea Ciuc in a family of Székely. It is known as the author of numerous inventions that led to the development of techniques and methodologies of the stunt, not only in Romania, but also internationally.
After graduating from high school secondary and high school Andrei Saguna Brasov union, attended the Institute of Physical Education and Sport in Bucharest, which was completed in 1966.
During college, he worked as Cseh flying trapeze at the Bucharest State Circus troupe Ganea. In junior year worked as a stuntman in "Dacia", directed by Sergiu Nicolaescu, then the next year in the movie "Shooter on the staff" (directed by Caesar Grigoriu), "Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn" (French production ) and “Gallant Celebrations "(directed by René Clair).
In the years 1967-1980, he worked on all the films that contained Romanian-fighting action sequences and executed multiple challenging and spectacular waterfalls, some of which are unique worldwide. He was known as the first Methodist (master of wrestling) embarked on a post in Romania Thus, in the Cinema Studio "Bucharest" and then in Central RomaniaFilm - Film Production Center
Since 1967, he made the first team of stunt professionals in Romania. By 1987 he coordinated and trained team, contributing substantially to the creation of an area virtually nonexistent in Romania before and the "Golden Era" of Romanian film action in the global context.
In 1975 the school became a stunt coordinator in Germany, where he worked with Peter Fogel, action and stunt director on 11 films produced by DEFA studios Tele Berlin and Munich (until 1986).
Szobor Cseh collaborated on more than 150 films and TV Feature, including 25 foreign productions and co-productions (Germany, France, USA, etc.), making the design and action sequences directed battles, design and / or performance falls , stunt coordination, interpretation of memorable film roles.
CSECH, Szobor (Szabolcz Csech)
Born: 12/11/1942, Miercurea,-Civic, Romania
Died: 8/1/2014, Bucharest, Romania
Szabolcz Csech’s westerns – actor, stunt coordinator:
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (TV) – 1968 [stunt coordinator]
The Leatherstocking Tales (TV) – 1969 (Arrowhead) [Episode #1 ‘The Deerslayer”, episode #2
“The Last of the Mohicans” guest appearance]
The Prophet, the Gold and the Transylvanians – 1978 [stunt coordinator]
The Oil, the Baby and the Transylvanians – 1979 (Sergeant McDusky)