Zrinka Cvitesic

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Agent: Dallas Smith
Assistant: Sarah Roberts
Second Assistant: Alexandra Rae

Acting

Born in Karlovac, in Croatia, Zrinka started to act on stage when she was 13 playing Cinderella.

After finishing The Language High School and the music shool, playing piano, she graduated acting in Zagreb in Croatia at Academy of Drama Arts.

In 2010 she became the first Croatian actress to receive the Shooting Star Award at Berlin Film Festival for her role as Luna in On The Path. She was also nominated for Best Actress at Berlin Film Festival and for the Europian Academy Award for Best Actress in 2011. 

In 2014 she became the first Croatian actress to win an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a musical playing the lead role of Girl in the musical "Once".

She currently lives in UK.

 

 
Awards/Nominations -
 
2018 Best Actress Award (HE WHO SINGS, MEANS NO EVIL, the role of Ana)
2016.Medal of honour for culture from the President of Croatia 
2014.Olivier Award for Best Actress in a musical
2013.West End Frame for Best Debut(ONCE,the role of Girl)
2013.Broadway World,Best Actress Award
2012.Bernhard Wicki Film Award for Best Actress,Germain year award for culture(MY BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY,the role of Danica)
2011.nomination for Europian Film Academy Award for Best Europian Actress (ON THE PATH,the role of Luna)
2010.Became a member of Europian Film Academy.
2010.Shooting Star Award at Berlin Film Festival,for one of the ten Europe's best young actors
2010.Nomination for Silver Bear of Berlin for Best Actress at Berlin Film Festival (ON THE PATH,the role of Luna)
Other awards for the role of Luna,ON THE PATH:
Golden Arena for Best Actress(Pula Film Festival)
Golden Goddess for Best Actress(Prishtina International Film Festival)
Golden Mimoza for Best Actress(Montenegro Film Festival)
Best Acting Award(Romania 
International Film Festival)
Best Actress Of Mediterranian Countries(Alexandria Film Festival)
2010.Best Actress Award for the role of Nicole(Burgois Gentleman,Moliere)
2007."Strictly come dancing" winner
2006.Best Actress Award for the role of Irina,Three sisters,Chekhov
2006.Golden Arena,Best Actress Award at Pula Film Festival(WHAT IS A MAN WITHOUT A MOUSTACHE?,the role of Tatjana)
2005.Heart of Sarajevo,Best Actress Award at Sarajevo Film Festival( WHAT IS A MAN WITHOUT A MOUSTACHE?,the role of Tatjana) 
 
 
 
 

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

BEARING WITNESS

Aida Cerkez

Joseph Piersen

Cypress Films

LOST IN LONDON

Zrinka

Woody Harrelson

Waypoint Entertainment

MY BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY

Danica

Michaela Kezele

Sperl Productions

VEGETARIAN CANNIBAL

Dr. Lovrich

Branko Schmidt

Stanislav Babic

CHOCOLATE CAKE

Visnjina

Dorotea Vucic

Akademija Dramskih Umjetnosti (ADU)

ON THE PATH

Luna

Jasmila Zbanic

Deblokada

BELLA BIONDINA

Vinka

Danijel Marusic

Laguna Trade

OMNIBUS: STORIES OF ZAGREB – ‘GAME OVER’

Drug dealer

Dario Pleic

Propeler Film

CAFFE AUSCHWITZ

Actress

Jakov Sedlar

I LOVE YOU

Squash Girl

Dalibor Matanic

Hrvatska Radiotelevizija (HRT)

WHAT IS A MAN WITHOUT A MOUSTACHE?

Tatjana

Hrvoje Hribar

Hrvatska Radiotelevizija (HRT)

HORSEMAN (KONJANIK)

Lejla

Branko Ivanda

Hrvatska Radiotelevizija (HRT)

CELESTIAL BODY

Bolnicarka

Lukas Nola

Ban Films

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

CAPITAL

Matya

Euros Lyn

Kudos Film for BBC One

LONDON SPY

Sara

Jakob Verbruggen

Working Title/BBC2

VELIKO SPREMANJE

Sara

Daniel Kusan

Hrvatska Radiotelevizija (HRT)

THE LADY MUSKETEER

Elena

Steve Boyum

Hallmark Entertainment

VRATICE SE RODE

Milica

Various

Cobra Film Department

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

ONCE

Girl

John Tiffany

Pheonix Theatre - London

WAR AND PEACE

Natasha Rostova

Tomaž Pandur

Croatian National Theatre

LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME

Nicole

Krešimiru Dolenčić

Croatian National Theatre

DANTON'S DEATH Marion

Marion

Hansgünther Heyme

Croatian National Theatre

RABBIT HOLE

Becca Corbett

Lindsay Abaire

Planet Art

THREEPENNY OPERA

Jenny

Krešimiru Dolenčić

Croatian National Theatre

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Gwendoline Fairfax

Tomislav Pavković

Croatian National Theatre

THREE SISTERS

Irina

Ivica Kuncevic Croatian National Theatre

Croatian National Theatre

CRAVE

C

Borut Separovic

Croatian National Theatre

THE ORESTEIA Electra Ozren Prohić Dubrovnik Summer Festival/Croatian National Theatre

Electra

Ozren Prohić

Dubrovnik Summer Festival/Croatian National Theatre

ROMEO AND JULIET

Juliet

Petar Vecek

Croatian National Theatre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Helen

Josko Juvancic

Comedy Theatre

WEST SIDE STORY

Anybodys

Stanislav Mosa

Croatian National Theatre