Sunday, December 29, 2013

Remembering Danica Acimac

Danica Acimac was born Danica Pomorišac on December 29, 1928 in Belgrade, Serbia. As a child, she began to work as an actress in the Serbian theater. Then in 1939 she was first heard on Radio Belgrade. This quickly ended during World War II. In 1950 she went to Cetinje with a group of art students and administrators and founded the Cetinjskog Theater Minja Dedic, while another group of students with Soja Jovanovic founded the Belgrade Drama Theatre
It was later in 1959 that Danica along with Lola Djukic made her first TV appearance. They appeared on live television which broadcasted a program that covered all of Yugoslavia on the small screen. Danica soon left these roles for the movies for which she is remembered for her roles in such films as “Licem u nalicje” (1965) and “Nevidljivi covek” (1976). Her only Euro-western was in 1967’s “Zlatna pracka” (The Golden Sling) in the role of Stanija.
Danica died on June 11, 2009 in Belgrade, Serbia.
Today we Remember Danica Acimac on what would have been her 85th birthday.

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