26 September 1952 |
Niš, SR Serbia,
|Alma mater||Faculty of Dramatic Arts|
|Occupation||Actor and Opera singer|
Predrag Miletić, (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Милетић; born 26 September 1952), is a Serbian film, television, and theatre actor actor. His first main role was in André Roussin's La Mamma as Antoni in Terazije Theatre. Since 1981, Predrag Miletić has been full time member of the National Theatre in Belgrade, where he has appeared in more than 50 plays. Since 2014 he is the chairman of the board of the Puppet Theatre "Pinocchio" and since 2015 is the President of the Program Committee of the International Festival of monodrama and mime in Zemun.
Predrag Miletić was born in Niš, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now Serbia). His mother, Ružica Miletić (née Ilić), was a house wife, and his father, Lieut. Vladimir Miletić (1919–2010) was Yugoslav intelligence officer, winner of number of decorations, including two medals for bravery. Miletić has one sisters, Slavica, and he is of Serbian, and by father side of Bosnian ancestry. As a child, Predrag lived in Niš with her family, and moved to Belgrade in order to study on Faculty of Dramatic Arts.
He finished the Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade in the class of Ognjenka Milićević, professor. He was a full-time member of National Theatre in Niš, since 1972 to 1976, and after that, he entered Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDU) in Belgrade. His first main role was 'La Mama', and lead role of Antoni in Terazije Theatre. Since 1981, Predrag Miletić has been member of the National Theatre in Belgrade, where he has appeared in more than 40 dramas. Also, he has appeared in almost all Serbian series since 1980, and has shot a number of domestic and foreign films. He is the only member of the Serbian National theater who has been employed professionally both in opera and drama department. He was a member of the "Z Teater", run by actor and director Milenko Zablaćanski, and he participated in the famous Edinburgh International Festival, in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. He wrote a book about his journey from Beograd to the Serbian monastery Hilandar on Mount Athos in Greece by bicycle with his godfather Oliver Njego, solo-singer from National Theater. Book name is "Biciklom do Hilandara", (English: By bicycle to Hilandar)
Predrag Miletić had participated in more then 100 plays, TV film and series, movies and operas throughout his career. Some of the noticeable ones are:
- Sedam sekretara SKOJ-a (1981)
- Sivi dom (1986)
- Vuk Karadžić (1986)
- Drugarica ministarka (1989)
- Kraj dinastije Obrenović (1995)
- Bitter fruits (2008)
- Zvezdara (2015)
Predrag married Gordana Miletić (née Krstić) in Niš on May 1979. With her, he has two sons, Vuk and Tadija, both of them working in theater.
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