Zrinka Cvitešić

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Zrinka Cvitešić
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Born (1979-07-18) 18 July 1979 (age 34)
Karlovac, Croatia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999 — present

Zrinka Cvitešić (born 18 July 1979) is a Croatian film, television and theatre actress.

As a theatre actress, she has been a member of the Croatian National Theatre since 2005. In addition to acting, she is also an accomplished dancer. Along with her partner, Nicolas Quesnoit, Cvitešić was the winner of the inaugural season of Ples sa zvijezdama, the Croatian version of Dancing with the Stars. She also won the special Christmas episode of Ples sa zvijezdama in 2010.

For her performance in the 2005 film What Is a Man Without a Moustache?, Cvitešić won awards for best actress in a leading role both at the 53rd Pula Film Festival[1] and the 11th Sarajevo Film Festival.[2] She received the Shooting Stars Award, the annual acting award for up-and-coming actors by European Film Promotion, at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival in 2010.[3]

In April 2013, Cvitešić has starred as "Girl" in the West End Productions edition the musical Once at the Phoenix Theatre in London. In August 2013 she won the West End Frame Award for Best West End Debut.[4] In April 2014, she won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical.[5]


Movie roles[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1999 Rano buđenje  ?
2000 Veliko spremanje Sara
2001 Celestial Body Nurse
2002 Persona  ?
2003 Konjanik Lejla
2004 Katarza  ?
2004 La Femme Musketeer Elena
2004 Čuvaj se sinjske ruke Curly Whore
2005 What Is a Man Without a Moustache? Tatjana Best Actress at the 53rd Pula Film Festival

Best Actress at the 11th Sarajevo Film Festival

Volim te Squosh Girl
2009 Zagrebačke priče  ?
2009 Libertango Sophie
2010 On the Path Luna Best Actress Award at the Alexandria Film Festival
The Golden Arena for Best Actress
Nomination - European Film Award
2010 Torta s čokoladom Julijana
2011 Lea i Darija - Dječje carstvo Ivka Deutsch
2011 Bella Biondina Vinka
2012 My Beautiful Country Danica
2012 Cannibal Vegetarian Dr. Lovrić

Television roles[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2006 Ples sa zvijezdama (Croatian version of Dancing With the Stars) Competitor Won
2008 Vratiće se rode Milica
2010 Cinema 3 Davorjanka Paunović
2010 Tito


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Preceded by
Ples sa zvijezdama winner
Season 1 (2006 with Nicolas Quesnoit)
Succeeded by
Luka Nižetić & Mirjana Žutić