Radko Polič

Radko Polič
Born Radko Polič
(1942-08-18) 18 August 1942
Črnomelj, Slovenia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961–present

Radko Polič (born 18 August 1942) is an award-winning Slovenian theatre, television and film actor.

Born in Črnomelj, Polič's family moved to Belgrade in 1945 and then to West Berlin in 1949 before returning to Slovenia and settling in Ljubljana in 1954.[1] He started acting in the early 1960s and during his career spanning over four decades, he played in over 150 theatre and film productions. He starred in stage productions all around Slovenia and appeared in a number of Yugoslav feature films.

Polič won numerous awards for his work, including the Golden Arena for Best Actor at the 1976 Pula Film Festival and the Best Actor award at the 10th Moscow International Film Festival for his role in Igor Pretnar's film Idealist,[2][3] and the Prešeren Award for Life Achievement in 2007.[4]

Polič is a descendant of Serbs of White Carniola[5]

Selected filmography


  1. "Radko Polič – Rac" (in Slovenian). Slovene National Theatre. Retrieved 4 November 2010.
  2. "10th Moscow International Film Festival (1977)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-12.
  3. "Festival igranog filma u Puli" (in Croatian). Pula Film Festival. Retrieved 4 November 2010.
  4. "Prešernove nagrade" (PDF) (in Slovenian). Slovenian Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 4 November 2010.
  5. Dmitrović, Ratko (2011-01-28). "Ružna prošlost lepog kraja zvanog Žumberak" (in Serbian). Pečat.

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