Bilicsi, Tivadar (Graváts) (Budapest, 6 September 1901 - Budapest, 11 July 1981) – Actor. He matriculated from high school in 1918, worked briefly as a postal clerk, sang in a choir, and played in regional theaters until 1922. He obtained a diploma at the Training Institute of the National Society of Actors in 1925. He acted in Szeged, Miskolc, and later performed at the Inner City Theater (Belvárosi Színház) and the King Theater (Király Színház)of Budapest. After 1931 he worked at the Capital’s Operetta Theater (Fővárosi Operett Színház) and the Teréz Boulevard Stage (Terézkörúti Színpad). From 1933 for the next 11 years he was member of the Andrássy Street Theater (Andrássy úti Színház). Following 1945 he appeared at the Inner City and the Capital’s Operetta Theaters, and from 1954 he played at the Comedy Theater (Vígszínház). He was an actor of original talent, who could deliver both comic or dramatic roles. His major roles include Ill in Dürrenmatt’s The Visit of the Old Lady (Az öreg hölgy látogatása); Grumio in Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew (A makrancos hölgy); Mosca in Ben Jonson’s Volpone; Vidorov in Ostrovskiy’s The Forest (Erdő); Zsupán in Strauss’ Gypsy Baron (Cigánybáró); the French king in Pongrác Kacsóh’s John, the Hero (János vitéz), and Ragueneau in Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac. He also acted in the Czechoslovak Republic, Yugoslavia, Austria, USA, Canada and Sweden, and played in numerous Hungarian feature films, radio and TV plays. He was awarded the Outstanding Artist and Meritorious Artist titles. – B: 0870, 1445, T: 7684.