Igor Galo (born 5 December 1948) is a Serbian and Croatian actor, perhaps best known for his work in Sam Peckinpah's Cross of Iron. He was born on 5 December 1948 in Ćuprija, SR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia.[1] After moving around Yugoslavia his family settled in Pula where Galo completed gymnasium high school in 1967.[2] He enrolled into the University of Zagreb forestry and economics studies but quickly dropped out when he started his acting career in 1968.[2] Over the years he appeared in over 60 cinematic and TV roles out of which at least 22 were lead role.[2] Beyond the former Yugoslavia he appeared as Lieutenant Meyer in 1977 Cross of Iron.[2]

Igor Galo
Born (1948-12-05) December 5, 1948 (age 74)
Alma materUniversity of Zagreb
Years active1968-present

In 2017, Igor Galo has signed the Declaration on the Common Language of the Croats, Serbs, Bosniaks and Montenegrins.[3]

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  1. ^ "Igor Galo". hdfd.hr. Hrvatsko društvo filmskih djelatnika.
  2. ^ a b c d Ninoslav Kopač (2012). Svjedok histerije. Zagreb: Serb Democratic Forum. p. 97. ISBN 978-953-57313-2-0.
  3. ^ Signatories of the Declaration on the Common Language, official website, retrieved on 2018-08-16.

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