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Milena Dravić

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Milena Dravić (1940–2018) was a Serbian actress. Born in Belgrade, Dravić was involved with the performing arts from the age of four: first with dance and later classical ballet. In 1959, while in high school, director František Čap saw her on the cover of a youth magazine in a ballet dancers group photo and decided on the spot to approach her about being in his film Vrata ostaju otvorena. After appearing in few more films she decided to pursue acting full-time and successfully enrolled in Belgrade's Dramatic Arts Academy. Her big break came in 1962 when she won the Golden Arena for Best Actress award (which was the Yugoslav equivalent of Academy Award) for her role in Branko Bauer's film Prekobrojna. This was the moment that sent her on the way to becoming Yugoslavia's first and arguably the biggest female movie star. Milena Dravić continued with long and prolific career during which she showed great talent and versatility. She was equally memorable and believable as the tragic heroine in state-sponsored World War II epics, eccentric protagonist of experimental arthouse films like WR: Mysteries of the Organism and romantic comedies. She especially excelled in the latter during 1970s and 1980s. She won the Cannes Best Supporting Actress Award in 1980 for Special Treatment. For her roles and contributions to domestic cinematography, she received the prestigious "Pavle Vujisić" award in August 1994. Milena Dravić was married three times. Her third husband was the prominent Serbian actor Dragan Nikolić, with whom she had co-hosted the popular 1970s television program Obraz uz obraz. She died on 14 October 2018, after a long battle with illness.


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Born:
Oct 5, 1940 In Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Movie/TV Credits:
103
First Appeared:
In the movie The Door Remains Open 1959-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater 2018-02-25
Known For
Poster of Spy In High Heels
Poster of Group Portrait with a Lady
Poster of The First Murder
Poster of The Naughty Ones
Filmography
Movie The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater Herself 2018-02-25
Movie St. George Shoots the Dragon Tetka 2009-03-11
Movie Love and Other Crimes Majka 2008-09-17
Series Theater at Home Vukosava Petrović 2007-04-14
Movie Agi and Ema Ema 2007-07-06
Movie Lost and Found Vera (segment "Fabulous Vera") 2005-11-21
Movie Loving Glances Vlasnica agencije 2003-09-19
Movie Pula Confidential Herself 2003-01-01
Movie Bare Ground Zorica 2003-03-09
Movie Zamfir's Zona Tašana 2002-10-31
Movie Normal People Tomina tetka 2001-02-22
Movie Boomerang Gospođa Jeftić 2001-09-20
Movie Sky Hook Danka 2000-02-10
Movie Cabaret Balkan The Lady on the Bus with the Hat and Fox Stole 1998-08-01
Movie Duel for Three Igorova majka 1996-01-29
Movie Three Summer Days Kaja 1996-05-23
Movie Third Time the Charm Proročica Antilopa 1995-09-30
Movie The Tear and Her Sisters Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Sekula Innocent Accused Sojka 1992-01-01
Movie The Policeman from Cock's Hill Natalija 1992-03-01
Movie Sekula Is Getting Married Again Sojka iz Mezgraje 1991-01-01
Movie Strange Night Klara, Tanjina majka 1990-06-01
Movie The Cabinet Minister's Wife Živka Popović 1989-01-01
Movie Battle of Kosovo Velislava 1989-06-12
Movie The Best Ninkova majka 1989-01-19
Movie Blackbird Profesorka 1988-01-01
Movie The Dark Side of the Sun Majka / Mother 1988-12-21
Movie Spy In High Heels Livadinka Kukurić 1988-10-06
Movie It Happened on This Very Day Profesorka 1987-06-28
Movie Part-Time Divorce Svetlana 1986-01-01
Movie Revenge Nada Pekar 1986-03-27
Movie Pretty Women Walking Through the City Rahela 1986-06-04
Movie Horvat's Choice Marijana Margetić 1985-01-08
Movie It Isn't Easy to Get Along with Men Gordana Diklić 1985-03-18
Movie Anticasanova Asja 1985-06-27
Movie The Istrian Way Unknown 1985-09-19
Movie Una Babić's Wife 1984-11-19
Movie The Man with Four Legs Nada Jovanović 1983-11-10
Movie Sugar Water Ana 1983-12-18
Movie Sunday Lunch Sofija Aranđelović 1982-01-01
Movie My Part-Time Dad Svetlana 1982-01-01
Movie Sixth Gear Gospođica Gvozdenka 1981-07-03
Movie A Great Guy at Heart Savina žena 1981-01-01
Movie Dreams, Life, Death of Filip Filipović Draga Filipović 1980-01-01
Movie Eight Kilos of Happiness Unknown 1980-01-01
Movie Special Treatment Kaća 1980-03-08
Movie Part-Time Work Svetlana 1980-06-23
Movie The Return Roza 1979-07-05
Movie The Coach Petrova bivša žena 1978-01-01
Movie Breakdown Unknown 1978-12-04
Movie Аller retour Rada Jovanović 1978-03-24
Movie The Love Life of Budimir Trajković Lepa Trajković 1977-01-01
Movie Group Portrait with a Lady Schwester Klementine 1977-05-25
Movie Belgrade Kids Unknown 1976-06-02
Movie We Are Sorry, We Are Very Sorry Borka 1976-01-01
Movie Pavle Pavlovic Adela 1975-07-14
Movie Fear Karolina 1974-03-20
Movie Nocturno Jelena Klarić 1974-01-01
Movie Deps Depsova djevojka Janja 1974-03-26
Movie A Performance of Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja Anđa / Ofelija 1974-05-31
Movie Mortal Spring Veronika Djakovic 1973-01-01
Movie The Battle of Sutjeska Vera 1973-07-03
Movie The First Murder Devojka 1972-01-01
Movie The Lion Is Coming Mihaela 1972-07-10
Movie How the Two Fools Loved Each Other Unknown 1972-01-01
Movie Adrift Zuzka 1971-02-12
Movie WR: Mysteries of the Organism Milena 1971-05-10
Movie The Macedonian Part of Hell Unknown 1971-08-02
Movie The Role of My Family in the World Revolution Devojka 1971-07-09
Movie The Cyclists Sara 1970-03-12
Movie Cross Country Jovana 1969-07-13
Movie The Ambush Milica 1969-01-01
Movie Funeral Feast Filomena 1969-03-03
Movie Horoscope Milka 1969-10-21
Movie The Battle of Neretva Nada 1969-10-07
Movie Poor Maria Marija 1968-01-01
Movie On the Run Učiteljica 1967-01-01
Movie The Naughty Ones Zorica 1967-03-16
Movie Hassan-Aga's Wife Hasanaginica 1967-01-01
Movie The Morning Slobodanka 1967-07-05
Movie Before and After the Victory Momata 1967-03-30
Movie Smoke Devojka 1967-07-13
Movie Looking Into the Eyes of the Sun Unknown 1966-03-28
Movie Rondo Neda 1966-06-15
Movie Klaxon Jana 1965-01-01
Movie Man Is Not a Bird Rajka 1965-03-06
Movie The Camp Followers Aspasia 1965-11-04
Movie The Girl Devojka 1965-05-07
Movie Man of the World Višnja 1965-06-15
Movie People's Deputy Danica 1964-01-01
Movie Mad Summer Mare 1964-07-11
Movie Official Position Zora 1964-07-12
Movie Destination Death Unknown 1964-10-22
Movie Radopolje Mrvica 1963-07-13
Movie A Sand Castle Milena 1962-01-01
Movie Superfluous Ranka 1962-01-01
Movie Kozara Milja 1962-07-25
Movie Boom Town Hajra 1961-07-19
Movie Summer Is to Blame for Everything Natalija 1961-11-12
Movie It Is Better to Know How Jola 1960-01-01
Movie Shared Apartment Ljubica 1960-12-09
Movie The Dreams Came by Coach Evica 1960-01-01
Movie The Door Remains Open Marija, Petrova sestra 1959-01-01