Milena Zupančič

Milena Zupančič

Milena Zupančič playing in Macbeth in 2009
Born (1946-12-18) 18 December 1946
Jesenice, Yugoslavia
(present-day Slovenia)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1970–present
Spouse(s) Dušan Jovanović

Milena Zupančič (born 18 December 1946) is a Slovenian actress.

Raised by a single mother, Zupančič finished high school in her hometown of Jesenice. Her first major appearances were two roles in films by Matjaž Klopčič, in Blossoms in Autumn (Cvetje v jeseni; 1973) and The Widowhood of Karolina Žašler (1976).

She went on to star in a number of important film and television productions over the next four decades, winning two Golden Arena for Best Actress awards (in 1976 and 1977) and the Prešeren Award for Lifetime Achievement (1993). She is also known for starring in many theatre productions staged by the Ljubljana National Drama Theatre.

From 2000 to 2011 she was UNICEF regional ambassador for the Western Balkans. Zupančič is married to theatre director Dušan Jovanović, and was previously married to actor Radko Polič.

Selected filmography

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