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May 1, 1923, Bucharest, Romania - November 28, 1989, Bucharest, Romania - Romanian director of fiction and animation films, screenwriter, actor, composer and artist.
Gopo is a pseudonym formed from the first syllables of the surnames of his parents: his maiden mother (Gorenko) and his father's surname (Popescu).
In 1949 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bucharest. In 1950, together with his father, he became a co-organizer of the Animafilm studio. In 1949 he made his cartoon debut with Punguta cu doi bani (Purse with two coins).
Ion Popescu-Gopo began his long film career with animation, as he was primarily a professional cartoonist (his caricatures were published, in particular, in the Romanian satirical magazine Urzica). Since 1974 - President of the Association of Romanian Filmmakers.
His short films without words gained fame.
At the 1957 Cannes Film Festival, Popescu-Gopo's animated film A Brief History) won the Palme d'Or for a short film.
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