Dragomir Bojanić

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Dragomir Bojanić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драгомир Бојанић; 13 June 1933 – 11 November 1993), also known by his nickname Gidra, was a Serbian actor. In several Italian films he was credited as Anthony Ghidra.[1]

Dragomir Bojanić
Dragomir Bojanić

(1933-06-13)13 June 1933
Died11 November 1993(1993-11-11) (aged 60)
Other namesAnthony Ghidra
Years active1955–1993
Spouse(s)Ljiljana Kontić
(1966–1993; his death)

He appeared in many Yugoslav films, and even some international productions, usually playing villains.

The best known of such roles is Kondor, German secret agent in popular 1972 film Valter brani Sarajevo. He is, however, best known for the comical role of family patriarch Žika Pavlović, which he played 10 times in the Lude godine series.

Gidra died in 1993 at the age of sixty.


He was a member of the amateur theater "Sveta Mladenović" from which he moved to Kragujevac National Theater, of which he was a longtime member. He then enrolled Academy of Theater, Film, Radio and Television and, as a first-year student, began to play Mitket at the National Theater in the play "Kostana", playing his first major role. From 1964 to 1966, he was a member of Yugoslav Drama Theater in Belgrade[2]


Bojanić was married to Ljiljana Kontić (7 September 1931 – 17 July 2005), also an accomplished actress.[3] They have a daughter named Jelena.

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1958 The Sky Through the Trees
1964 March on the Drina
1965 Three
1966 The Climber
1967 The Last Killer
Ballad of a Gunman
1968 May God Forgive You... But I Won't
It Rains in My Village
U raskoraku
A Hole in the Forehead
1972 Walter Defends Sarajevo
1984 Šta se zgodi kad se ljubav rodi
1986 Dancing in Water
1989 Hajde da se volimo


  1. ^ Filmography of Dragomir Bojanić "Gidra" at IMDb
  2. ^ "Dragomir Bojanic - "Gidra" (Kragujevac, 13 June 1933 - Belgrade, 11 November 1993)". kaldrmaskragujevac.rs. Retrieved 2015-01-29.
  3. ^ Božović, Danica (August 1981). "Nosi nas isti vetar". Nada. Retrieved 13 January 2015.

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