Žarko Potočnjak

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Žarko Potočnjak
Born (1946-02-03) 3 February 1946 (age 74)
Years active1966 [1] –present

Žarko Potočnjak (born 3 February 1946 [2] ) is a Croatian theatre, television and film actor.


Potočnjak graduated from the Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art in 1972. [2] Upon graduation he was hired as a regular member at the Komedija and Gavella theatres in Zagreb, and since 1994 he has been a member of cast at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. [3]

Apart from his work in theatre, Potočnjak has appeared in about 30 television series and a number of film productions since the 1970s.

In 1983, he married actress Asja Jovanović, with whom he has a daughter Mirna. [2] During the Croatian War of Independence he served with the 106th Croatian Army brigade based in Osijek. [2]

He provides the voice of Mater in the Croatian dub of the Cars franchise [4] [5] and additional voices in Marmaduke .

Selected filmography

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  5. "MAJSTORI SINHRONIZACIJE: Ko se krije iza Duška Dugouška, Šilje, Popaja, Sunđera Boba? (FOTO) (VIDEO)". www.telegraf.rs.