Ioana Crăciunescu, theatre and cinema actress, and poet, born November 13, 1950, in Bucharest. She graduated from the Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography in 1973 and she became an actress with Nottara theatre in Bucharest. Published work: Sunday Absent, 1980; Onion Soup, 1981; Clinical Winter, 1983; Steam Mechanism, 1984; Head and Claws, 1998; Onion Soup / Soupe à l’oignon, 2007; Mon general, 2014. Films: The Actor and the Savages (1975); The Actress, the Dollars and the Transylvanians (1980). Ioana Crăciunescu performed in Pullman Paradise (1995), Mensonge (1993), Quelque part vers Conakry (1992), Stories with Alexandra (1989), Sunday with Family (1987), Let Me Tell You About Myself (1987), The Woman in the Big Dipper (1982), End of the Line (1982), Why are They Pulling the Bells, Mitică? (1981), Ion: the Curse of the Land, the Curse of Love (1979), Special Edition (1978). Ioana Crăciunescu is a member of the Romanian Writer’s Union and of the Journalist’s Union, of UCIN and UNITER.