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Mirjana Jokovic

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Mirjana Jokovic

Serbian film and stage actress, best known for her role as Natalija Zovkov in Underground, the film of Emir Kusturica add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1967.

Countries: United States (43%), Serbia (29%), Spain (14%)

Main connections: Emir Kusturica, Cannes Film Festival, HBO

Linked to: HBO




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Mirjana Jokovic was born in 1967 add something


She was a regular character in the popular Yugoslav television series "Grey Home", and in 1988 she was named Best Leading Actress at the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival and Best International Actress at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain add something


San Sebastián International Film Festival - In 1989, she played the lead in the German film "Serbian Girl" directed by Peter Sehr, she starred with Daniel Day Lewis in "Eversmile, New Jersey" directed by Carlos Sorin and won best actress for San Sebastián International Film Festival add something


In 1993 she moved to the United States, but she continued to make films in Serbia add something


She moved to the United States in 1993 and began a new career in American theater, appearing in the off-Broadway production of "Mud, River Stone" by Lynn Nottage at the Playwrights Horizon Theater add something


In 1995 she played the female lead in the film "Underground", directed by Emir Kusturica, which won the Palme d'Or for best film at the Cannes Film Festival in 1995 and the New York Critics Circle award for best foreign film add something


From 1997 through 2001 she worked at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts add something


She made "Three Summer Days" , for which she received another Yugoslav Best Actress award, and "Cabaret Balkan," which won a Special Venice Film Festival award in 1999 add something


"Bure baruta" in 1998; the part of a hotel maid in "Maid in Manhattan" in 2002; and as Tess in "Private Property" in 2002 add something


In 2003 she played in "Romeo and Juliet", directed by Emily Mann, at the McCarter Theater and made the film "A Better Way to Die" directed by Scott Wiper for HBO add something


In April 2010 she helped organize the first theater workshop via Internet between CalArts and the Moscow Art Theater School in Moscow, under the auspices of the Binational Presidential Commission created by President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev add something


In June 2010 she was invited to come to Moscow by the U.S. Embassy as the first Binational Presidential Commission cultural envoy to stimulate new exchanges with Moscow theaters and theater schools add something