Mira Furlan

Mira Furlan ( born September 7, 1955 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia ) is a Croatian actress in the United States.

Life and career

Furlan was one of the most well-known theater and film actresses in the former Yugoslavia. She played among others in the Croatian National Theatre ( Croatian narodno kazalište ) and 1985 in Emir Kusturica's dad is on a business trip, who won the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

She sat down for a peaceful coexistence in a few Yugoslavia, among other things, an appearance at a Belgrade Theatre Festival. For this she was followed and threatened by nationalists of all the pages. On November 1, 1991, she wrote an open letter to their fellow citizens, which was published on 5 November in the Zagreb newspaper Danas and on November 10 in the Belgrade newspaper Politika. In this letter she expressed her deep disappointment over the behavior of their fellow citizens about the threats of the nationalists and especially about the silence of friends, colleagues and acquaintances. In mid-November 1991, she wandered so with her husband, Goran Gajic the director, a Serb, in the U.S.. Both have a son together.

Between 1993 and 1998 she starred in the science fiction series Babylon 5, the role of Ambassador Delenn. For this role she was awarded in 1996 to the Sci- Fi Universe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Between 2004 and 2010, played Furlan in the U.S. television series Lost the role of Danielle Rousseau.