18 July 1979|
Karlovac, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Academy of Dramatic Arts|
University of Zagreb
|Years active||1999 –|
Hrvoje Rupčić (2009 – 2014)|
Niko Kranjčar (2014 –)
Zrinka Cvitešić (born 18 July 1979) is a Croatian film, television and theatre actress.
The elder of two daughters, Zrinka Cvitešić was born in Karlovac, in the Karlovac County to Ivan and Višnja Cvitešić. Her mother played organ in a local Catholic parish near her hometown. Cvitešić started acting at elementary school and her first role was Cinderella. As a theatre actress, she has been a member of the Croatian National Theatre since 2005. In April 2013, Cvitešić made her West End debut at the Phoenix Theatre in London as "Girl" in the musical Once. Her performance received rave reviews, and she won Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
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 and the 11th Sarajevo Film Festival. 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. Cvitešić has been a recipient of Golden Arena, the top prize at Pula Film Festival for her work in the film On the Path.
|1999||Rano buđenje||Djevojka||Short film|
|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|
|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 and Darija||Ivka Deutsch|
|2012||My Beautiful Country||Danica|
|2012||Vegetarian Cannibal||Dr. Lovrić|
|2017||Lost in London||Suen||Starring with Woody Harrelson and Owen Wilson|
|2017||Lucky Accident Crash||Tara|
|2006–2007||Ples sa zvijezdama (Croatian version of Strictly Come Dancing)||Competitor||Won|
|2008||Vratiće se rode||Milica|
|2010||Cinema 3||Davorjanka Paunović|
|2015||Capital (BBC adaptation)||Matya|
- Večernji list - Zrinka Cvitešić. Večernji list, 1 December 2016
- "Olivier Winners 2014". Olivierawards.com, 13 April 2014
- (in Croatian) 53. festival igranog filma u Puli, Pula Film Festival. Accessed March 9, 2010.
- Petković, Vladan. Lady Zee takes top Sarajevo honours, Screen Daily, August 28, 2005. Accessed March 9, 2010.
- Screen Daily: EFP reveals line-up for 2010 Shooting Stars talent showcase, 3 December 2009
- Prekinuli Zrinka Cvitešić i Hrvoje Rupčić: "Od ovako strastvene veze zaista nismo niti očekivali da završi uobičajeno!". Index.hr, 28 January 2014
- NIKO KRANJČAR NOVA JE LJUBAV ZRINKE CVITEŠIĆ. Gloria.hr, 17 April 2014
| Ples sa zvijezdama winner
Season 1 (2006 with Nicolas Quesnoit)
Luka Nižetić & Mirjana Žutić