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9 September 1972 Sibenik, Croatia, Yugoslavia

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Sime

How tall is Goran Visnjic?

1.93 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Eva Visnjic (formerly Ivana Vrdoljak)

Life Story of Goran Visnjic

Goran Visnjic is a Croatian American actor and producer, born in Sibenik, Croatia. He is married to Eva Visnjic (formerly Ivana Vrdoljak) with whom has three children. From an early age Visnjic started appearing in various theater plays. At the age of 16, he had his screen debut in the film Braca po materi (1988) In 1990, when the dissolution of Yugoslavia began, Visnjic was serving a one-year military obligation in the Yugoslavian Army (JNA). He left the JNA and returned to Sibenik, where he joined the Croatian Army in the defense of his hometown. After leaving the army, he moved to Zagreb and enrolled at the Academy of Dramatic Art. In his second year of studies at the academy, Visnjic was chosen for the title role in Shakespeare's Hamlet, which made him the youngest actor to play that role. Prior to ER (1994), Visnjic played several minor roles in the films like The Peacemaker (1997), Welcome to Sarajevo (1997) and Practical Magic (1998). In 1998, he appeared in Madonna's music video for the song "The Power of Goodbye", which opened him the doors of Hollywood.

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Producers Filmography
General (2019) , Duga mracna noc (2005) , Long Dark Night (2004) , The Last Will (2001) ,
Actors Filmography
Severed Silence Nikola, Fatima (2020) Artur, Doctor Who (2020) Nikola Tesla, Dollface (2019) Colin, General (2019) Ante Gotovina, Santa Clarita Diet (2019) Dobrivoje Poplovic, This Is Us (2019) Vincent Kelly, Timeless (2018) Garcia Flynn, The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017) Joe, Never Here (2017) S, Crossing Lines (2015) Marco Constante, Extant (2015) John Woods, The Journey Home (2014) Muktuk, Asthma (2014) Ragen, Dark...

Birth information

9 September 1972 Sibenik, Croatia, Yugoslavia

Nickname

Sime

How tall is Goran Visnjic?

1.93 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Eva Visnjic (formerly Ivana Vrdoljak)

Life Story of Goran Visnjic

Goran Visnjic is a Croatian American actor and producer, born in Sibenik, Croatia. He is married to Eva Visnjic (formerly Ivana Vrdoljak) with whom has three children. From an early age Visnjic started appearing in various theater plays. At the age of 16, he had his screen debut in the film Braca po materi (1988) In 1990, when the dissolution of Yugoslavia began, Visnjic was serving a one-year military obligation in the Yugoslavian Army (JNA). He left the JNA and returned to Sibenik, where he joined the Croatian Army in the defense of his hometown. After leaving the army, he moved to Zagreb and enrolled at the Academy of Dramatic Art. In his second year of studies at the academy, Visnjic was chosen for the title role in Shakespeare's Hamlet, which made him the youngest actor to play that role. Prior to ER (1994), Visnjic played several minor roles in the films like The Peacemaker (1997), Welcome to Sarajevo (1997) and Practical Magic (1998). In 1998, he appeared in Madonna's music video for the song "The Power of Goodbye", which opened him the doors of Hollywood.

What movies did Goran Visnjic play or participate?

Producers Filmography
General (2019) , Duga mracna noc (2005) , Long Dark Night (2004) , The Last Will (2001) ,
Actors Filmography
Severed Silence Nikola, Fatima (2020) Artur, Doctor Who (2020) Nikola Tesla, Dollface (2019) Colin, General (2019) Ante Gotovina, Santa Clarita Diet (2019) Dobrivoje Poplovic, This Is Us (2019) Vincent Kelly, Timeless (2018) Garcia Flynn, The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017) Joe, Never Here (2017) S, Crossing Lines (2015) Marco Constante, Extant (2015) John Woods, The Journey Home (2014) Muktuk, Asthma (2014) Ragen, Dark...

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Goran Visnjic and Matthew Smalley in Timeless (2016)

Named People magazine's Sexiest Import (1999)

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Goran Visnjic and Elena Satine in Timeless (2016)

Last name is pronounced 'VISH-nyich'

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Goran Visnjic in Timeless (2016)

The youngest actor to be chosen for the coveted title role in Shakespeare's Hamlet, he portrayed the doomed Prince for 6 years from 1993 to 2000, at the internationally acclaimed Dubrovnik Summer Theatre Festival in Croatia, winning several coveted Orlando Awards (the equivalent of the Tony Award). During an episode of "ER," "Luka" demonstrated his expertise in the part of Hamlet, by reciting the, "To be or not to be," soliloquy in Croatian. In the same episode, demonstrated his skill in one of his hobbies, by "Luka" fencing with "Carter."

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Is married to a Croatian sculptor named Ivana, daughter of film director Antun Vrdoljak.

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Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world [2000]

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When word came through that he had been accepted in the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb, his brother volunteered to take his place in the Army so he could study his craft.

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Appeared in an anti-fur billboard campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals with his dog, Bugsy, beginning in January 2003. The ads read: "If you wouldn't wear your dog, please don't wear any fur." The campaign was PETA's first in eastern Europe.

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Wind surfs and practices kung fu.

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May 26, 2002 - Donated 1000 pounds in prize money that he won on a Croatian quiz show, giving it to the country's theatres. At the time, he had never been on a TV quiz show.

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In a full-page article titled, "Goran Visnjic Dr. Do Good" in the February 2005 issue of In Style magazine, he announced his support for, and collaboration with, the IFAW's (International Fund for Animal Welfare) efforts to save wildlife and the environment, by becoming a spokesperson for that organization's efforts to protect whales and fur bearing seals.

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Goran Visnjic and Cameron Gharaee in Timeless (2016)

Named as the Best Croatian actor in 2004 according to the votes of the visitors of internet magazines.

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Goran Visnjic and Cameron Gharaee in Timeless (2016)

Named as the Best Croatian actor in 2004 (for role in the movie Long Dark Night (2004)) according to the votes of the famous Croatian newspaper "Vecernji list".

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Named "One of TV's Sexiest Men" in June 5-11 2005 TV Guide.

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Goran Visnjic and Annie Wersching in Timeless (2016)

Croatian citizen.

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Goran Visnjic and Daniel Lissing in Timeless (2016)

Graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. Dated actress Lucija Serbedzija (daughter of Rade Serbedzija) for four years while they were there.

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He is a huge fan of the series Stargate SG-1 (1997).

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Ranked #18 in Croatian-based monthly film magazine "Hollywood" in «Best Croatian Male Movie Stars of All Time» list. (November 2005)

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Ranked #1 in Croatian Internet IskonPortal Magazine's "Top 10 Sexiest Croatian Movie Stars of 2005" list. (January, 2005)

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Abigail Spencer and Goran Visnjic in Timeless (2016)

Adopted a baby boy born 19 April 2007 in Los Angeles, California. They have named him Tin Visnjic.

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His last name was derived of both Croatian and Serbian word "visnja", which means cherry. Therefore Visnjic means "of the cherry".

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Abigail Spencer and Goran Visnjic in Timeless (2016)

Tin Visnjic, Goran and Ivana's son, is named after Augustin Tin Ujevic, who is considered to be one of the greatest Croatian poets of all time.

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On 7/7/11, Goran and his wife Ivana welcomed their second son into their family. Vigo Leo Visnjic arrived earlier than expected at 8.8lbs, and 19.5in by caesarean section to a surrogate mother. The news was released through Bleu Profond 2: A Goran Visnjic website and in the 7/13/11 issue of Story magazine in Croatia.

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Goran and Ivana joined almost 10,000 others participating in the May 23, 2013 Naturalization and Oath Swearing ceremony in Los Angeles, thus becoming US Citizens. At the same time, Ivana officially changed her name to Eva.

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In July 2013, Goran and Eva finalized the adoption of their third child, a daughter. Vivien Sofia Visnjic was born on 8-12-09.

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Starred in the 1999 Madonna music video 'The Power Of Goodbye'.

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Abigail Spencer and Goran Visnjic in Timeless (2016)

Goran's nickname is Sime (pronounced SHIH-meh). It was given to him by his friend, actor Sasa Buneta while he was in drama school.

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Adopted a dog born with a cleft lip in 2018 from the LA-based charity Josh and his Critters. The pup was affectionately known as "Lefty the Clefty". Goran and his wife Eva have helped to raise money for the charity to assist with saving other special needs animals.

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Abigail Spencer and Goran Visnjic in Timeless (2016)

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Goran Visnjic and Damian O'Hare in Timeless (2016)

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Abigail Spencer and Goran Visnjic in Timeless (2016)

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Malcolm Barrett, Abigail Spencer, Goran Visnjic, and Matt Lanter in Timeless (2016)

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Malcolm Barrett, Abigail Spencer, Goran Visnjic, and Matt Lanter in Timeless (2016)

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Abigail Spencer, Goran Visnjic, Curtis Caravaggio, and Matt Lanter in Timeless (2016)

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