Grigor Vachkov, often called Grishata was a Bulgarian theater and film actor, honored with the award of "People's actor" in the People's Republic of Bulgaria. He had more than 41 appearances and leading roles in the Bulgarian cinema.
Vachkov got a broad popularity after the role of Mitko the Bomb in the TV series At Each Kilometer. Despite his death in 1980, he remains as one of the leading actors in the history of the Bulgarian cinematography of that time. During the 1960s and 1970s, Vachkov starred in classic film productions as Torrid Noon, The Tied Up Balloon both written by Yordan Radichkov, Whale directed by Petar B. Vasilev, The Kindest Person I Know, The Last Summer also written by Radichkov, Almost a Love Story, The Truck and especially his role as Banko in Manly Times directed by Eduard Zahariev. Vachkov is also known for his numerous appearances on the stage of the Satirical Theatre „Aleko Konstantinov“, Sofia.