Béla Fesztbaum was born in Eger in 1975. He studied at the University of Theatre and Film from 1993 to 1997 in the class of László Marton. Since 1997 he is a member of Vígszínház. In 1999 the actor-band Könnyű Esti Sértés was formed, where he was a keyboardist, guitarist and bandleader for 12 years.
In 2007-2009 he studied at the Pannon University Theatre Studies Department where he got an MA degree.
In 2016 he got the DLA degree at the University of Theatre and Film. His dissertation about Mór Ditrói, the first artistic director of Vígszínház, was published as a book by Corvina Publisher.
In 2007 he is a founding member of THE GRUND- boyband of Vígszínház. From year to year he is one of the actors playing the most performances per season.
2017 – Roboz Imre Art Memorial Prize
2014 – Ajtay Andor-Prize (Vígszínház)
2013 – Ruttkai Éva mourning ring (Vígszínház)
2012 – Roboz Imre Art Memorial Prize (Vígszínház)
2011 – Jászai Mari Award
2009 – Harsányi Zsolt Prize (Vígszínház)
2008 – Ajtay Andor-Prize (Vígszínház)
2006 – Hegedűs Gyula mourning-ring (Vígszínház)