Popular Film Actors from Serbia

List of famous film actors and actresses from Serbia, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Serbia has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Serbian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Serbia and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

A factual list, featuring film actors like Marko Malic and Snezana Niksic.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Serbian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Serbia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Serbia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Serbian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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  • Karl Malden
    Patton, On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Nationality: Serbia, United States of America
    • Height: 1.85
    • Parents: Minnie Sebera, Petar Sekulovich
    • Children: Carla Malden, Mila Malden
    Karl Malden (born Mladen George Sekulovich; March 22, 1912 – July 1, 2009) was an American actor. He was primarily a character actor who "for more than 60 years brought an intelligent intensity and a ...more
  • Dušica Žegarac
    Variola Vera, Special Treatment, Vukovar poste restante
    • Birthplace: Serbia, Belgrade
    • Nationality: Serbia
    Dušica Žegarac is a Serbian film and television actress. She began acting in 1960 and her first appearance was in France Štiglic's film The Ninth Circle, for which she won the Golden Arena for Best ...more
  • Olivera Marković
    Ulysses' Gaze, Destination Death, Train Without a Timetable
    • Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
    • Nationality: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Serbia
    • Children: Goran Marković
    Olivera Marković was a Serbian actress. She appeared in 170 films and television shows between 1946 and 2005. She won the Golden Arena for Best Actress in 1964 for her role in Službeni položaj.
  • Irfan Mensur
    Escape from Sobibor, The Day That Shook the World, The Scent of Quince
    • Birthplace: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo
    • Nationality: Serbia
    Irfan Mensur (born Irfan Kurić; 19 January 1952) is a Bosnian and Serbian theatre, television and film actor. He is living and playing roles in Serbia for 30 years. He is married to actress Srna ...more
  • Catherine Oxenberg
    Starship Troopers 3: Marauder, The Lair of the White Worm, The Omega Code
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Nationality: Serbia, United States of America
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Parents: Howard Oxenberg, Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia
    • Children: Celeste Van Dien, Maya Van Dien, India Oxenberg
    Catherine Oxenberg, born September 22, 1961) is an American actress. Best known for her performance as Amanda Carrington on the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty, she is the daughter of Princess ...more
  • Emir Kusturica
    Arizona Dream, Underground, The Widow of Saint-Pierre
    • Birthplace: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Nationality: France, Serbia
    • Height: 6'3"
    • Parents: Murat Kusturica, Senka Numankadić
    • Children: Stribor Kusturica, Dunja Kusturica
    Emir Kusturica (Serbian Cyrillic: Емир Кустурица; born 24 November 1954) is a Serbian filmmaker, actor and musician. He has been recognized for several internationally acclaimed feature films, as ...more