Ljubomir Kerekeš (born 16 January 1960)[1] is a Croatian film, theatre and television actor.

Ljubomir Kerekeš
Kerekeš in 2008
Born (1960-01-16) 16 January 1960 (age 63)
Years active1980–present
SpouseJasenka Kerekeš

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.[1] 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.[1] In 2014, he returned to the National Theatre in Varaždin.[2]

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

Year Title Role Original name
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
1999 Madonna Kuzma Glavan Bogorodica
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
2003 Witnesses Dr. Matić Svjedoci
2005 Sleep Sweet, My Darling Darko Škrinjar Snivaj, zlato moje
2006 Libertas Veljko Libertas
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 Hives Alojz Košnice
2012 Inspector Martin and the Gang of Snails Inspector Golatch Inspektor Martin i banda puževa

Voice-over roles Edit

Title Role
2002 Ice Age Manny
2003 Finding Nemo Bloat
2004 Aladdin Genie
The Return of Jafar
Aladdin and the King of Thieves
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Manny
Over the Hedge Verne
Hoodwinked! Nicky Flippers

References Edit

  1. ^ a b c "Ljubomir Kerekeš" (in Croatian). Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Ljubomir Kerekeš". hnkvz.hr.

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