Leon Lučev (born 1970 in Šibenik) is a Croatian actor. He he had his feature film debut in Vinko Brešan's 1996 comedy How the War Started on My Island. Since then, he has amassed lead roles in numerous high-profile European films, including Sex, Drink and Bloodshed (2004), What Is a Man Without a Moustache? (2005), Grbavica (2006), The Melon Route (2006), Behind the Glass (2008), On the Path (2010), Silent Sonata (2011), Vegetarian Cannibal (2012), The Miner (2017) and Men Don't Cry (2017).
1970 (age 50–51)
(m. 2001; div. 2011)
Lučev won the Golden Arena for Best Supporting Actor at the 2008 Pula Film Festival, for his role in Will Not End Here. He was awarded the Heart of Sarajevo two times, for Buick Riviera in 2008 and The Load in 2018.
Apart from his film work, he regularly performs in the Croatian National Theatre in Rijeka. He provides the voice of Lightning McQueen in the Croatian dub of the Cars franchise (2006-2017) and voiced Nigel in the Croatian-language version of Finding Nemo (2003).
|2004||Sex, Drink and Bloodshed||Roko Vitaljic|
|2005||What Is a Man Without a Moustache?||Don Stipan / General Ivica|
|The Melon Route||Seki|
|2008||Will Not End Here||Martinov kolega|
|Behind the Glass||Nikola Jeren|
|2010||On the Path||Amar|
|2017||Men Don't Cry||Valentin|
|The Miner||Alija Basic|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|Sarajevo Film Festival||2008||Heart of Sarajevo for Best Actor||Buick Riviera||Won|
|Pula Film Festival||2011||Best Supporting Actor||Silent Sonata||Won|
|Locarno Festival||2018||Golden Pardino - Leopards of Tomorrow||I Can Barely Remember the Day||Nominated|
- "Leon Lucev - Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
- Kocijan, Ivana (26 September 2017). "LEON LUČEV 'Rijeka je jedan od rijetkih normalnih gradova. Ne znam je li toga uopće svjesna'". Novi list.