Friday, October 24, 2014

RIP Marija Crnobori

A legendary Yugoslavian stage actress Marija Crnobori, died on October 21 at the age of 96 in her apartment in Belgrade, Serbia. Crnobori was born on October 1, 1918 in Banjole, Istria, Austria-Hungary. She started her theatrical career after graduating from the academy in 1947. Later she moved to Budapest after marrying her husband, theatrical director Markom Fotezom [1915-1976]. There she would become a stage legend continuing to appear until the early 1990s. She then retired and wrote a book ‘The World of Acting”. In 2008 she received a Lifetime Achievement award for her work in the theater and in 2013 she was awarded Order of Sretenjski III.  Marija appeared in two Euro-westerns: “Thunder at the Border (1966) and “The Halfbreed” (1966).

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