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Gela Iraklievich Kandelaki

actor , director

Gela Kandelaki, USSR Actor, director.


Kandelaki, Gela was born on May 2, 1940 in Georgia, United States.


Graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography, 1965.


Returned from Moscow to Tbilisi. Joined the Georgia Film Studio. Made several documentary films for Georgian television, including Futbol Bez Miacha.

His first feature film was Proishestvie, 1980. Best-known for his title role in O. Ioseliani’s film, Zhil Pevchii Drozd, 1971.