Famous Croatian Film & Theater Personalities

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Goran Visnjic
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Birthdate: September 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Šibenik, Socialist Republic of Croatia SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia small (now Croatia)

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Tamara Ecclestone
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Birthdate: June 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

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Mira Furlan
(Actress)

Mira Furlan
2
Birthdate: September 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: January 20, 2021
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Rade Šerbedžija
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Birthdate: July 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bunić, Croatia
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Oja Kodar
(Actress)

Oja Kodar
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Birthdate: 1941 AD
Birthplace: Dubrava kraj Zagreba, Croatia, Yugoslavia [now Croatia]

Oja Kodar is a Croatian actress, director, and screenwriter. Kodar's professional achievements are often overshadowed by her relationship with legendary American actor and filmmaker, Orson Welles. Kodar's relationship with Welles during the latter's final years was sensationalized by the media as the actor was still married to Paola Mori. Kodar’s early career as an actress mostly revolved around Welles' projects.

 6 
Luka Peros
(Actor)

Luka Peros
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Birthdate: October 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia

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Steve Bacic
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Birthdate: March 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lisicic, Croatia
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Goran Bogdan
2
Birthdate: October 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Široki Brijeg, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Sylva Koscina
(Actress)

Sylva Koscina
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Birthdate: August 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: December 26, 1994

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Lidija Bačić
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Birthdate: August 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Split, Croatia

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Zlatko Burić
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Birthdate: May 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Osijek, Croatia

 12 
John Zápolya
(King of Hungary and Croatia (1526–1540))

John Zápolya
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Birthdate: 1487 AD
Birthplace: Spišské Podhradie, Slovakia
Died: July 22, 1540

King John Zápolya of Hungary was initially the governor of Transylvania, where he suppressed a peasant revolt. After Louis II was killed by the Ottomans, Louis II’s brother-in-law, Ferdinand I challenged John for the throne of Hungary and acquired a part of the country. Eventually, a childless John named Ferdinand his successor.

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Dino Dvornik
(Singer-songwriter)

Dino Dvornik
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Birthdate: August 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Split, Croatia
Died: September 7, 2008

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Zrinka Cvitešić
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Birthdate: July 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karlovac, Croatia

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Maja Šuput
(Singer)

Maja Šuput
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Birthdate: September 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Darko Rundek
(Singer, Musician)

Darko Rundek
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Birthdate: January 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Miroslav Škoro
(Politician)

Miroslav Škoro
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Birthdate: July 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Osijek, Croatia

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Tajči
(Singer)

Tajči
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Birthdate: July 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Stipe Erceg
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Birthdate: October 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Split, Croatia

Emir Hadžihafizbegović
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Birthdate: August 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Tatjana Šimić
(Model, Actress)

Tatjana Šimić
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Birthdate: June 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

Born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia), Tatjana Šimić moved to the Netherlands at 16. Best known for her performance as Kees Flodder in the movie Flodder and its sequels, she also played the part in the Flodder TV series. She has also released hit tracks such as Ik Laat Je Gaan.

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Ena Begović
(Actress)

Ena Begović
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Birthdate: July 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trpanj, Croatia
Died: August 15, 2000

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Tarik Filipović
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Birthdate: March 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Lucija Šerbedžija
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Birthdate: June 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Danilo Šerbedžija
(Film director kown for his debut feature film, 72 Days (2010), was selected as the Croatian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards)

Danilo Šerbedžija
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Birthdate: 1971 AD
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Adriana Altaras
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Birthdate: April 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Saša Broz
(Theatre and television director)

Saša Broz
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Birthdate: October 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Veljko Bulajić
(Film director)

Veljko Bulajić
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Birthdate: March 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vilusi, Montenegro

 29 
Rajko Grlić
(Film director known for Just Between Us (2010), The Border Post (2006) and The Constitution (2016))

Rajko Grlić
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Birthdate: September 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Eduardo Rózsa-Flores
(Former Military personnel of the Croatian War of Independence)

Eduardo Rózsa-Flores
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Birthdate: March 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Died: April 16, 2009

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Dušan Vukotić
(Film director best known member of the Zagreb school of animated films)

Dušan Vukotić
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Birthdate: February 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bileća, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: July 8, 1998

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Gerda Maurus
(Actress)

Gerda Maurus
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Birthdate: August 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Breitenfurt bei Wien, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Died: July 31, 1968

Slobodan Dimitrijević
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Birthdate: April 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niš, Serbia
Died: December 4, 1999

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Nenad Bach
(Composer who scored the Mladen Juran film Transatlantic (1998) the Croatian entry for Best Foreign Film in the 1999 Academy Award)

Nenad Bach
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Birthdate: 1954 AD
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Pero Kvrgić
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Birthdate: March 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moravice, Croatia
Died: December 23, 2020

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Mirko Kovac
(Novelist, Screenwriter)

Mirko Kovac
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Birthdate: December 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Petrovići, Montenegro
Died: August 19, 2013

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Hilde Krahl
(Actress)

Hilde Krahl
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Birthdate: January 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brod, Austria-Hungary (now Slavonski Brod, Croatia)
Died: June 28, 1999

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Bojana Gregorić
(Actress who starred in Naša mala klinika as Dr. Lili Štriga, also appeared in the biographical drama Lea and Darija)

Bojana Gregorić
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Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

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Božidarka Frajt
(Actress best known for her role in cinéma vérité-style 1972 film The Living Truth, which earned her critical praise and a Golden Arena Award for Best Actress)

Božidarka Frajt
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Birthdate: November 11, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Velika Žuljevica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Helga Vlahović
(One of the most popular television presenters in the 1980s)

Helga Vlahović
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Birthdate: January 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: February 27, 2012

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Alma Prica
(Actress)

Alma Prica
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Birthdate: September 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFRY Yugoslavia

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Vera Zima
(Actress)

Vera Zima
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Birthdate: March 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Metković, Croatia
Died: November 7, 2020

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Đurđa Ivezić
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Birthdate: October 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: December 11, 2020

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Stojan Matavulj
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Birthdate: February 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Novi Sad, Serbia

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Arben Zharku
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Birthdate: February 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kaçanik, Kosovo