Rade Serbedzija

Rade Serbedzija

actor, director, writer

Rade Serbedzija was born on Jul 27, 1946 in Yugoslavia. Rade Serbedzija's big-screen debut came with Iluzija directed by Krsto Papic in 1967, strarring Mladic koji ubija Branka. Rade Serbedzija is known for Slow Horses directed by James Hawes, Gary Oldman stars as Jackson Lamb and Jack Lowden as River Cartwright. Rade Serbedzija has got 15 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award Rade Serbedzija achieved is Pula Film Festival. The upcoming new tvshow Rade Serbedzija plays is Slow Horses - Season 1 which will be released on Apr 01, 2022.

Rade Serbedzija was born in Bunic (Korenica) in 1946. Graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. Still a student, he started to play the leading roles in films and theater productions. He is remembered as an outstanding Peer Gynt, Don Juan, Georgij, Melkior, Oedipus, Hamlet, Leon and Richard III. He wrote and published four books of poetry and released four albums, as well as directed 12 plays (Balade Petrice Kerempuha, Kazu da je sova nekad bila pekareva kci, Judita, Hrvatski slavuj...). He shot more than seventy films (Rdece klasje (1970), Zadah tela (1983), Hajka (1977), Vecernja zvona (1986), Bravo maestro (1978), Variola vera (1982), Una (1984), Usijanje (1979), Zivot je lep (1985), Kiklop (1982), Povratak (1979), Horvatov izbor (1985), San o ruzi (1986), Kontesa Dora (1993)...), and starred in leading roles of several TV-series (Sam covjek, U registraturi (1974), Prosjaci i sinovi (1971), Bombaski proces (1977), Nikola Tesla (1977), Putovanje u Vucjak (1986)...). He joined Vanessa Redgrave to found a theater that produced plays such as Brecht in exile, Liberation of Skopje, Smoke, Opera Sarajevo. He took part in many charity and peace initiatives. After a world famous film Before the Rain (1994) where he played the leading role, he was cast in films by prominent directors of the world (P. Noyce, J. Woo, S. Kubrick, F. Rossi...), in films such as Le Saint (1997) (P. Noyce), La trêve (1997) (F. Rossi), Prague Duet (1998), Broken English (1996), Eyes Wide Shut (1999) (S. Kubrick), Polish Wedding (1998), Stigmata (1999), Mon ami Joe (1998), Le doux bruit de la vie (1999), Mare largo (1998), Mission: Impossible 2 (2000), Space Cowboys (2000), Snatch - Tu braques ou tu raques (2000), and in South Pacific (2001), Hermano (2007), Un tueur aux trousses (2003), currently in post-production. He starred alongside Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, John Turturro, Tom Cruise, Glenn Close. He lives in London.

  • Birthday

    Jul 27, 1946
  • Place of Birth

    Bunic, Croatia, Yugoslavia

Known For


15 wins & 5 nominations

Pula Film Festival
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Winner - Golden Arena
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Winner - Golden Arena
Sedamdeset i dva dana (2010)
Satellite Awards
Winner - Mary Pickford Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows