Sunday, April 7, 2013

Happy 80th Birthday Voja Miric

Vojislav Mirić was born on April 7, 1933 in Trstenik, Serbia. Mirić is a Serbian television and film actor most noted for his role as Ahmed Nurudin in the 1974 Yugoslav movie “Dervis i smrt” (literally "Dervish and Death" but more popularly known as Death and the Dervish). Voja Mirić is also known as Vojislav Mirić, VojoMirić, Voja Mirik and Voja Mirikj. His film career spanned over 30 years with his first appearance on television in 1960 in “Veliki poduhvat”. In 1964 he won the "Silver Arena" award as Best Actor at the Pula Film Festival of Yugoslavian Films for the Fadil Hadzic movie “Sluzbeni polozaj”. His last appearance was in “Amnezija” in 1994. Voja appeared in two Euro-westerns: “Frontier Hellcat” (1964) and “Flaming Frontier” (1965). Today we celebrate Voja Mirić’s 80th birthday.