Leon Lučev

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Leon Lučev
Leon Lučev

1970 (age 48–49)
Other namesLeo
Years active1996–present
Ivana Jelavić
(m. 2001; div. 2011)

Leon Lučev (born 1970 in Šibenik) is a Croatian actor.

Lučev had his feature film debut in Vinko Brešan's 1996 comedy How the War Started on My Island. Since then he frequently appeared in a number of Croatian and Bosnian films, including What Is a Man Without a Moustache? by Croatian director Hrvoje Hribar and two drama films directed by Jasmila Žbanić, Grbavica (2006) and On the Path (Na putu, 2008).

Lučev won the Golden Arena for Best Supporting Actor award at the 2008 Pula Film Festival, the Croatian national film awards, for his role in Vinko Brešan's 2008 film Will Not End Here (Nije kraj) and the Best Actor award at the 2008 Sarajevo Film Festival for Goran Rušinović's film Buick Riviera.[1]

He provides the voice of Lightning McQueen in the Croatian dub of the Cars franchise.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Nominated work Result
Sarajevo Film Festival 2008 Heart of Sarajevo for Best Actor Buick Riviera Won
2018 The Load Won
Pula Film Festival 2011 Best Supporting Actor Silent Sonata Won
Locarno Festival 2018 Golden Pardino - Leopards of Tomorrow I Can Barely Remember the Day Nominated


  1. ^ "Leon Lucev - Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ Disney International Dubbings Croatian Ljubomir Krekes/Leon Luchev
  3. ^ "MAJSTORI SINHRONIZACIJE: Ko se krije iza Duška Dugouška, Šilje, Popaja, Sunđera Boba? (FOTO) (VIDEO)". www.telegraf.rs.

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