Bata Živojinović

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Velimir "Bata" Živojinović
Велимир "Бата" Живојиновић
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Živojinović at a China trade signing in Belgrade on 14 June 2008.
Born
Velimir Živojinović

(1933-06-05)5 June 1933
Died22 May 2016(2016-05-22) (aged 82)
Belgrade, Serbia
Years active1955–2013
Spouse(s)Lula Živojinović
(m.1960–2016, his death)
Awards
  • Pula Film Festival of Yugoslavian Films: 1962 (silver), 1965, 1967 (gold)
  • Pula Film Festival of Yugoslavian Films: 1979 (best actor), 1997 (life-time achievement award)
  • Various: Belgrade (1972, 2006), Palić (2005), Niš (2005)...

Velimir "Bata" Živojinović (Serbian Cyrillic: Велимир "Бата" Живојиновић; 5 June 1933 – 22 May 2016) was a Serbian actor and politician. His best known movie was Valter brani Sarajevo. He become popular in China for his role in the movie. In 1990 he was elected for the Serbian Parliament, as a member of the Socialist Party of Serbia. He was a candidate in the September-October 2002 presidential election, receiving 3.27% of the popular vote.[1]

Živojinović died on 22 May 2016 in Belgrade from complications of gangrene at the age of 82.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "IFES Election Guide | Elections: Serbia Pres Sept 29, 2002". www.electionguide.org. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  2. "Преминуо Бата Живојиновић" [Bata Živojinović passed away] (in Serbian). Novosti.rs. 22 May 2016. Retrieved 23 May 2016.

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