1 September 1949
|Died||16 March 2003 53) (aged|
|Alma mater||Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography|
Elena Albu (September 1, 1949 – March 16, 2003) was a Romanian stage and film actress.
She graduated from Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography in 1973.
Her acting career began in 1982; she starred in many productions directed by her husband Mircea Veroiu.
Her last theatrical role was in Oameni de zăpadă ("Snowmen"), directed by Louise Dănceanu at Bucharest's Teatrul Foarte Mic in the 1998-1999 season.
She died alone at her home, 16 March 2003, victim of a cerebral hemorrhage caused by arterial hypertension.
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