Relja Bašić

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Relja Bašić
Born (1930-02-14)14 February 1930
Zagreb, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, (now Croatia)
Died 7 April 2017(2017-04-07) (aged 87)
Zagreb, Croatia
Nationality Croat
Occupation Actor

Relja Bašić (14 February 1930 – 7 April 2017) was a Croatian actor and politician. He was one of the most well known Croatian actors with a career which lasted for more than half a century. He was best remembered role is Mr. Fulir in 1970 cult musical comedy Tko pjeva zlo ne misli.

Bašić was born on 14 February 1930 in Zagreb, at the time of Kingdom of Yugoslavia. He was born to a Jewish mother Elly (née Lerch) Bašić.[1][2]

During 1992 parliamentary elections he appeared as that party's candidate in one of Zagreb constituencies.

In 1995, President Tuđman awarded him with the Order of Danica Hrvatska.[3] Bašić also acted as a UNESCO Artist for Peace.[4]

Bašić suffered from a femur fracture years before his death.[5] Bašić died on 7 April 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia, aged 87.[6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Snješka Knežević (2011, p. 106)
  2. "Holocaust Survivors and Victims Database: Relja Basic". United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  3. "Odluka o odlikovanju Relje Bašića Redom Danice hrvatske s likom Marka Marulića" (in Croatian). Narodne novine (94/1995). http://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/1995_11_94_1518.html. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  4. "Bai, Relja". UNESCO. Archived from the original on 12 September 2006. Retrieved 2017-04-08. 
  5. Čulić, Ivana (8 April 2017). "U 88. godini života preminuo je glumac Relja Bašić". tportal.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 2017-04-08. 
  6. "UMRO Relja Bašić Legendarni glumac preminuo u 87. godini". Jutarnji Kultura (in Croatian). 8 April 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-08. 
  7. "Preminuo glumac Relja Bašić". Dnevnik.hr (in Croatian). 8 April 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-08. 

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