|Was||Politician Actor Professor Educator|
|Type||Academia Film, TV, Stage & Radio Politics|
|Birth||9 December 1942, Sofia, Bulgaria|
|Death||27 November 2019, Sofia, Bulgaria (aged 77 years)|
|Politics||Bulgarian Socialist Party, Bulgarian Communist Party|
Stefan Lambov Danailov (Bulgarian: Стефан Ламбов Данаилов; 9 December 1942 – 27 November 2019) was a Bulgarian actor who served as Minister of Culture of Bulgaria (August 2005 – July 2009).
The first film Danailov took part in was The Traces Remain (Следите остават) when he was a child. At that time he did not want to be an actor but in 1966, he graduated from VITIZ (the Bulgarian Theatre Academy). His best-known work was as Major Deyanov in the series На всеки километър (At Each Kilometer). He participated in numerous films and plays for which he won a lot of prizes. For 20 years he was a professor at the Theatre Academy in Sofia, teaching there since 1988.