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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 3 May 1925Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Date of Death 2 July 2011Belgrade, Serbia  (cancer)
Birth NameOlivera Djordjevic

Mini Bio (1)

Olivera Markovic has prevailed in the Yugoslav theater, film and television scene since she first appeared in modern American stage plays by such authors as Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and William Inge in the early 1950s, and was also able to impress audiences and critics alike in more light-hearted roles.

In addition, she has figured in plays by Labiche and Priestly, Shaw and William Shakespeare, Goldoni and Dostoyevsky, Anouilh and O'Neil and Moliere and Chekov including "The Three Sisters", "Crime and Punishment" and "Marriage" by Gogolj, more often than not at the Belgrade Drama Theatre and the National Theatre.

She appeared in over a hundred stage plays, was the star of many popular television series such as Bolji zivot (1987) , and acted in 74 feature films:Train Without a Timetable (1959), Boom Town (1961), Comrade President Center-Forward (1960), to name but a few. She was also well-known as a singer of Russian romances.

After some time away from films, she returned more recently as a special guest star in Seljaci (2001) and Frozen Stiff (2002).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Marko Misiraca <marko@mediaproline.net>

Spouse (2)

Rade Markovic (5 November 1945 - 16 November 1964) (divorced) (1 child)
Dusan Bulajic (? - 3 June 1995) (his death)

Trivia (5)

Mother of Goran Markovic.
On August 1987, she received Life Achievement Award "Slavica" for her roles in Yugoslav cinematography.
Widow of Dusan Bulajic.
On January 1998, she received Life Achievement Award "Dobricin prsten" for his roles in Yugoslav theaters.
Ranked #5 in Serbian newspapers "Vecernje novosti" in "Best Serbian Actors & Actresses of XX Century" list. (December 2000)

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