Žarko Potočnjak

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Žarko Potočnjak
Born (1946-02-03) 3 February 1946 (age 71)
Pakrac, SFR Yugoslavia
(present-day Croatia)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1966[1]–present

Žarko Potočnjak (born 3 February 1946[2]) is a Croatian theatre, television and film actor.

Potočnjak graduated from the Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art in 1972.[2] Upon graduation he was hired as a regular member at the Komedija and Gavella theatres in Zagreb, and since 1994 he has been a member of cast at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb.[3]

Apart from his work in theatre, Potočnjak has appeared in about 30 television series and a number of film productions since the 1970s.

In 1983, he married actress Asja Jovanović, with whom he has a daughter Mirna.[2] During the Croatian War of Independence he served with the 106th Croatian Army brigade based in Osijek.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Žarko Potočnjak - 40 godina filmskih i kazališnih preobrazbi histriona i komičara". Nacional (in Croatian) (628). 26 November 2007. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Žarko Potočnjak". vecernji.hr (in Croatian). Večernji list. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Žarko Potočnjak" (in Croatian). Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. Archived from the original on August 22, 2010. Retrieved 4 November 2010. 

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