Semka Sokolović-Bertok

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Semka Sokolović-Bertok
Born (1935-12-22)22 December 1935
Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died 4 March 2008(2008-03-04) (aged 72)
Zagreb, Croatia
Other names Semka Sokolović
Occupation Actress
Years active 1956–2008
Spouse(s) Mario Bertok

Semka Sokolović-Bertok (22 December 1935 in Sarajevo – 4 March 2008 in Zagreb) was a famous Croatian and Bosnian actress. She also was a competitive chess player in her youth, winning the Croatian Chess Championship eight times.[1]

In addition to her work at a theatre in Zagreb she appeared in numerous film roles. She made her film debut in 1956.[1] Among others, she performed in the 1967 TV film Kineski zid (an adaptation of the Max Frisch's play Die Chinesische Mauer). She also had a supporting role in La Corta delle bambole notte di vetro (1971, directed by Aldo Lado), starring Ingrid Thulin and Mario Adorf.

In the TV movie Roko i Cicibela (Roko and Cicibela, 1978, directed by Stipe Delić) she played the female lead role. Sokolović-Bertok also starred as a teacher in the satirical film Majstori, majstori! (1980, directed by Goran Marković). Her last film was Traktor, ljubezen in Rock'n'Roll (2008, directed by Branko Đurić) before her March 4, 2008 death.


  1. ^ a b "Umrla Semka Sokolović-Bertok" (in Croatian). March 6, 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 

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