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Bojana Novakovic Biography

Birth Name:
Bojana Novakovic
Birth Place:
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Profession
Actor, writer

Fast Facts

  • Moved to Australia with her family at age 7
  • Made her professional debut at 12 with the Sydney Theatre Company
  • First film appearance was at age 15 in Blackrock (1996)
  • While in college, worked with refugees at a nearby detention center
  • Started her own independent theatre company, Ride On Theatre, in 2003
  • Works as a Serbian translator for theatre and film; in 2008, she translated, adapted and directed the play Fake Porno
  • Co-wrote and starred in the play The Story of Mary MacLane By Herself, which premiered in Melbourne in 2011

Awards

  • 2010Australian Film Institute Awards-International Award for Best Actress: nominated
  • 2004Australian Film Institute Awards-Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Television Drama or Comedy: winner

Relationships