US Film Director Ted Kotcheff Applies for Bulgarian Citizenship

Society | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 23:07
Bulgaria: US Film Director Ted Kotcheff Applies for Bulgarian Citizenship

US director Ted Kotcheff has submitted an application to become a Bulgarian citizen, the organizers of the forthcoming Sofia Film Fest have announced.

Kotcheff, 84, who was born to Bulgarian parents, is best know for having directed First Blood, a Rambo film.

He is quoted as saying that he has "always felt" Bulgarian despite having been born in the United States.

Kotcheff is due to arrive in the capital for several Sofia Film Fest events in March.

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