Tuesday, September 10, 2013

RIP Mirko Boman

Croatian character actor Mirko Boman died in Zagreb, Croatia on August 30, 2013. He was 86. Mirko-Elizabeta Boman was born on December 11, 1926 in Zagreb. He was seen primarily in character and supporting roles since the 1950s. Mirko appeared in over 50 films and TV series. He appeared in such Croatian films as “Duch maršála Tit” (The Ghost of Marshal Tito) (1999) and the thriller “Hezké mrtvé dívky” (Dead Beautiful Girls) (2002), which won many international awards. Mirko was a semi-regular in the Karl May ‘Winnetou’ films appearing in “The Treasure of Silver Lake” (1962) as Uncle Gunstick, “Shatterhand” (1963) as Dick Stone, “Frontier Hellcat” (1964) as Davy Long and “Last of the Renegades” (1964) again as Uncle Gunstick. He also appeared in two other Euro-westerns: “The Sheriff was a Lady” (1964) and “Hellhounds of Alaska” (1972).

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