Károly Gesztesi is confirmed dead at the age of 56.
Károly was best known as a Hungarian actor (A Kind of America).
The man who voiced the Hungarian version of Shrek died this month. Karoly Gesztesi, thank you.
Today actor Károly Gesztesi known more famously known as Shrek has passed away today. 🖤1963-2020🖤
Károly Gesztesi
Born
Károly Tóth

(1963-04-16)16 April 1963
Budapest, Hungary
Died4 January 2020(2020-01-04) (aged 56)
Budapest, Hungary
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1988-2020
Spouse(s)
Claudia Liptai
(m. 2006; div. 2009)
Children5
Károly Gesztesi (born Károly Tóth; 16 April 1963 – 4 January 2020) was a Hungarian actor and voice actor. His ex-wife is Claudia Liptai. He was best known for providing the Hungarian dubbing of Shrek from the movie of the same name.
Contents
1 Life and career
2 Theatre roles
3 Filmography
3.1 Dubbing roles
3.2 Film dub roles
4 Awards
5 References
6 Sources
7 External links
Life and career
He graduated from the Academy of Drama and Film in Budapest and, until 1990, he was a member of the Thalia Theater company. He then traveled to Holland for a few months. He acted in multiple theatres throughout the 1990s, including the National Theatre of Miskolc, the Attila József Theatre, and the Comedy Theatre of Budapest. Since 1998, he was a freelance actor. He was also a member of a band. Gesztesi was best known as a Hungarian voice actor. He voiced the protagonist Shrek in the Hungarian dubs of the Shrek films. He was divorced and the father of five children. His eldest son is actor Máté Gesztesi.
On 4 January 2020, Gesztesi died from a heart attack in Budapest.
Theatre roles
Dezső Kosztolányi: Anna Édes - Kéményseprő
György Szomor-Miklós Szurdi-Atilla Valla: Diótörő és Egérkirály - Egérkiràly
Elton John - Tim Rice: Aida - Zoser
Bram Stoker: Dracula - Lelkész
Shakespeare: Othello - Othello
April De Angelis: Garrick - Macklin
Shakespeare: Richard III - Richard
Tim Rice - Andrew Lloyd Webber
László Dés - Péter Geszti: A dzsungel könyve: Balu
Ray Cooney - John Chapman: Kölcsönlakás....Henry Lodge
Neil Simon - Marvin Hamlisch - C.B. Singer - Tibor Miklós: Mámor
Woody Allen: New York- comedian
Henrik Ibsen: Peer Gynt
Arthur Miller: Marco
Ben Elton: Popcorn Bruce Delamitri, film rendition
Arthur Miller: Danforth
Martin McDonagh: Valene Connor
Daniel Keyes: Virágot Algernonnak
Filmography
Dubbing roles
Film
Role
Syncing
Baywatch
Garner Ellerbee
Gregory Alan Williams
Central Park West
Mark Merrill
Tom Verica
Renegade
Bobby Sixkiller
Branscombe Richmond
Sirènes, sirènes
Richard Stiles
Christopher Judge
The A Team
Bosco Albert "B.A." Baracus
Mr. T
Highlander
Duncan 'Mac/Highlander' MacLeod
Adrian Paul
Kórház a pálmák alatt
Clemant
Charles M. Huber
Das Boot
Werner
Herbert Grönemeyer
Inspector Rex
Peter Höllerer
Wolf Bachofner
Spin City
Paul Lassiter
Richard Kind
Robin Hood
Little John
Richard Ashton
Baywatch Nights
Garner Ellerbee
Gregory Alan Williams
Nash Bridges
Joe Dominguez
Cheech Marin
The Enforcer
Mr. Chapel
Michael Madsen
Players
Isaac 'Ice' Gregory
Ice-T
Footballers' Wives
Jason Turner
Cristian Solimeno
The Wire
William 'Bunk' Moreland
Wendell Pierce
Game of Thrones
Robert Baratheon
Mark Addy
Film dub roles
Film
Year
Character
Syncing
Lock Up
1989
Frank Leone
Sylvester Stallone
Puss in Boots
1999
Óriás
Kevin Dorsey
Dawn of the Dead
2004
Kenneth
Ving Rhames
Pet Sematary II
1992
Sheriff Gus Gilbert
Clancy Brown
Star Wars
1995
Lando Calrissian
Billy Dee Williams
Monsters Inc.
2001
James P. "Sulley" Sullivan
John Goodman
Monsters University
2013
James P. "Sulley" Sullivan
John Goodman
Jingle All The Way
1996
Sinbad
Myron Larabee
Cars
2006
Mater
Larry the Cable Guy
Cars 2.
2011
Mater
Larry the Cable Guy
Shrek
2001
Shrek
Mike Myers
Shrek 2.
2004
Shrek
Mike Myers
Shrek the Third
2007
Shrek
Mike Myers
Shrek Forever After
2010
Shrek
Mike Myers
Shrek the Halls
2007
Shrek
Mike Myers
Scared Shrekless
2010
Shrek
Mike Myers
The Princess and the Frog
2009
Louie
Michael-Leon Wooley
Awards
Miskolc város nívódíja (1990)
Filmszemle Legjobb Férfi Epizódalakítás Díja (1997)
VOXCar-díj (2002)
Lions-díj (2006)
Story Ötcsillag-díj (2006, 2009)
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