Andrei Codarcea was born in Miercurea Ciuc, Romania on August 5, 1925. He graduated from the Institute of Theater and Cinematographic Art in Bucharest in 1950. He was married to fine arts graduate Ileana Codarcea [1929-2004] and was employed as a stage actor at the Little Theater in Bucharest. During his acting career Andrei also appeared in 23 films from “In Our Village” in 1951 to his last film in 1986 “Batalia din umbra”.
Codarcea appeared in two Euro-westerns; the Jack London based television film ‘Burning Daylight’ in 1975 as Harris Topping and in “The Prophet, the Gold and the Transylvanians” 1978 in the role of Ambler.
He and his wife emigrated to America in 1990 where the settled in Middletown, Connecticut. There he died in 2003 at the age of 78.
CODARCEA, Andrei (aka A. Codarcea) [8/5/1925, Miercurea Ciuc, Romania – 1/16/2003, Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.A.] – theater, film, TV actor, married to Ileana Codarcea [1929-2004] (19??–2003).
Burning Daylight (TV) – 1975 (Harris Topping)
The Prophet, the Gold and the Transylvanians – 1978 (Ambler)