Christo Jivkov Death – Christo Jivkov, one of the most known actor has died. He was well-known for his starring role as John in Mel Gibson’s 2004 blockbuster The Passion of the Christ. He passed away yesterday evening in Los Angeles after a protracted battle with cancer. He was an actor and a producer. Christo was pronounced dead when he was 48 years old. Jivkov was born on February 18, 1975 in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Shortly after completing his studies in film directing at the Bulgarian Film and Theater Academy, where he majored in the subject, he was cast in the leading role of Giovanni de Medici in Ermanno Olmi’s 2001 feature film The Profession of Arms. This film went on to win nine David di Donatello Awards, including the award for Best Film, and was a critical and commercial success. Because of this, he went on to have a successful career in Italian film and television.
Jivkov went on to play John in Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, which was a role he played opposite Jim Caviezel and Monica Bellucci. The film made $612 million worldwide. It was generally accepted that he would play a part in the long-awaited sequel if and when that project ever got off the ground.
Maria Grazia Cucinotta, an Italian actress who was a Bond girl in the film ‘The World is Not Enough’ and was friends with Christo, posted a message on Instagram written in her native language that translated as follows: “Still don’t want to accept you are gone… unending pain. Hi Christo, dear buddy and kind soul, your struggle for life was the struggle of all those who love you.”
About Christo Jivkov
Christo was born in Sofia, Bulgaria on February 18, 1975. He received his education at the Bulgarian Cinema and Theatre Academy, where he focused his studies on film directing. Soon after he received his diploma, he was offered the leading part of Giovanni de Medici in the film The Profession of Arms. This film went on to win nine David di Donatello Awards in 2002, including the award for Best Film.
It was the beginning of his career in Italian film and television, and he later went on to portray John with Jim Caviezel and Monica Bellucci in The Passion of the Christ, a film that earned a total of 612 million dollars worldwide.
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