Ljubomir Kerekeš (born 16 January 1960) is a Croatian film, theatre and television actor.
Life and work Edit
Kerekeš began acting in 1980 in his hometown of Varaždin and between 1982 and 1996 was a member of the theatre ensemble at the Croatian National Theatre in Varaždin. In 1996 he moved to the Kerempuh theatre in Zagreb and in 1998 moved again to the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, where he has been working until 2014. In 2014, he returned to the National Theatre in Varaždin.
Apart from theatre, Kerekeš also appeared in a number of Croatian TV series and feature films, and is best known in the country for his role of major Aleksa in the hugely popular 1996 black comedy film How the War Started on My Island. He also appeared alongside Richard Gere in the 2007 American action-thriller The Hunting Party.
Personal life Edit
His wife's name is Jasenka, and she works in Varaždin National Theatre. They have a daughter Ema and son Jan, who is also an actor.
Selected filmography Edit
|1996||How the War Started on My Island||Major Aleksa Milosavljević||Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku|
|1998||The Three Men of Melita Žganjer||Zec||Tri muškarca Melite Žganjer|
|2001||The Last Will||Honza||Posljednja volja|
|2001||The Miroslav Holding Co.||Petretić||Holding|
|2002||God Forbid a Worse Thing Should Happen||Feliks||Ne dao Bog većeg zla|
|2005||Sleep Sweet, My Darling||Darko Škrinjar||Snivaj, zlato moje|
|2007||The Hunting Party||Dragoslav "The Fox" Bogdanović||The Hunting Party|
|2008||Will Not End Here||Doctor||Nije kraj|
|2008||Where the Penguins Fly||dr. Alan Fjord||Gdje pingvini lete|
|2009||The Man Under the Table||Ćafur||Čovjek ispod stola|
|2010-2011||Najbolje godine||Ante "Lale" Lalić||Najbolje godine|
|2012||Cannibal Vegetarian||prof.dr. Matić||Ljudožder vegetarijanac|
|2012||Inspector Martin and the Gang of Snails||Inspector Golatch||Inspektor Martin i banda puževa|
Voice-over roles Edit
|The Return of Jafar|
|Aladdin and the King of Thieves|
|2006||Ice Age: The Meltdown||Manny|
|Over the Hedge||Verne|
- Ljubomir Kerekeš at IMDb
- Ljubomir Kerekeš profile at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb website (in Croatian)