High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Valentin Pl t reanu (b. 1936, Romania) is a Romanian actor, director and drama teacher. From 1958 to 1980, he played more than 30 parts at the National Theatre Bucharest, and has served as their Deputy Director. In 1978-79 he directed Hernani, by Victor Hugo, Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, and The Rivals, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. In 1983, Pl t reanu left Romania and settled in Germany with his wife, Doina, and his daughter, Alexandra Maria Lara. In 1992, he founded the Charlottenburg Drama School (Schauspielschule Charlottenburg) with his partner, Henner Oft.