The great Bulgarian actor Djoko Rosic died on February 21, 2013. He was 81 years-old. Suffering from a brain tumor, he had an operation a few weeks ago in Pirogov but his condition remained very serious, the last few days it had worsened even more. Born on February 29, 1932 in Krupani, Serbia, his mother was Bulgarian and his father Serbian. Born in the former Yugoslavia, he moved in 1951 to Bulgaria. Graduating from the School of Economics and radio journalism, he then worked 17 years as a journalist in radio. He starred in Bulgarian, Hungarian and Serbian movies. He was sometimes called the "legendary cowboy." He appeared in over 100 films during his career. Among them was one Euro-western “Death for Zapata” (1976) as Bathasar.