Duša Počkaj

Duša Počkaj

Duša Počkaj on stage in 1963
Born (1924-11-16)16 November 1924
Lendava, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died 24 June 1982(1982-06-24) (aged 57)
Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
(present-day Slovenia)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1946–1982

Duša Počkaj (16 November 1924 – 24 June 1982) was a Slovenian film and theatre actress.

Following World War II Počkaj studied at the Ljubljana Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, and from 1946 until her death in 1982 she was member of the Ljubljana National Drama Theatre ensemble.

She started acting in films in the early 1950s and her biggest success was the starring role in the 1961 film Dancing in the Rain (Ples v dežju) directed by Boštjan Hladnik, for which she won the Golden Arena for Best Actress awards.

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