Antun Vrdoljak

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Antun Vrdoljak
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Born (1931-06-05) 5 June 1931 (age 89)
Imotski, Yugoslavia (modern-day Croatia)
Occupation
  • film actor / director
  • screenwriter
  • activist
  • politician
Years active1965–present

Antun Vrdoljak (born 5 June 1931) is a Croatian actor, director, sports official, activist and politician.[1] He was the head of Croatian Radiotelevision during the Yugoslav wars. His best known movies were Kad čuješ zvona (When You Hear the Bells, 1969) and U gori raste zelen bor (A Green Pine Tree grows on the Mountain, 1971).

He was a member of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), which led to his appointment to a series of offices. He was director general of Croatian Radiotelevision (1991–95), and the president of the Croatian Olympic Committee (1991–2000).

References[change | change source]

  1. Zafranović: Nisam udario Vrdoljaka Archived 13 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine, jutarnji.hr; accessed 12 March 2016. (in Croatian)