26 September 1952 |
Niš, SR Serbia,
|Alma mater||Faculty of Dramatic Arts|
|Occupation||Actor and opera singer|
|Children||Vuk Miletić, Tadija Miletić|
Predrag Miletić, (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Милетић; born 26 September 1952), is a Serbian film, television, and theatre actor. Since 1981, Predrag Miletić has been a 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 housewife, and his father, Lieutenant Vladimir Miletić (1919–2010), was a Yugoslav intelligence officer, winner of a number of decorations, including two medals for bravery. Miletić has one sister, Slavica. He is of Serbian ancestry, and Bosnian ancestry on his father's side. As a child, Predrag lived in Niš with her family, and moved to Belgrade in order to study at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts.
After finishing high school, he has entered the drama studio at the National Theatre in Niš. After two years in the studio, he has enrolled Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade, in the class of professor Ognjenka Milićević, with the assistant Vladimir Jevtović. During the studies had a professional expertise with Olga Skovran and with Eva Ruth-Ronen from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Graduated on 22. jun 1981. with performance "I'm selling wrecked Fića, maybe in pieces" by Bratislav Petković.
He was a full-time member of National Theatre in Niš even before the faculty, from 1972 to 1976. 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 the 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 Edinburgh, Scotland. His first main role was in André Roussin's La Mamma as Antoni in Terazije Theatre in Belgrade.
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. The book is "Biciklom do Hilandara". ("By bicycle to Hilandar")
Since 2014, he is the president of the board of Puppet Theatre "Pinocchio", and since 2015, he is the president of the program council of the international Festival of monodrama and mime in Zemun, Belgrade.
Predrag Miletić participated in more than 100 plays, TV film and series, movies and operas throughout his career, including:
- Sedam sekretara SKOJ-a (1981)
- Sivi dom (1986)
- Vuk Karadžić (1986)
- Drugarica ministarka (1989)
- Kraj dinastije Obrenović (1995)
- Bitter fruits (2008)
- Zvezdara (2015)
- National theater official page
- NEW FESTIVAL COUNCIL AND GENERAL MANAGER ARE NAMED
- Faculty of Drama Arts (FDU)
- Chain of one bigger freedom (Serbian)
- WineStyle (Serbian)
- Google Books
- "ОБЕЛЕЖЕНА ЗАВЕТНА СЛАВА ПОЗОРИШТА ЛУТАКА "ПИНОКИО". Zemun. 28. мај 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2016. Check date values in:
- About festival, Festival of monodrama and mime
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