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Encyclopedia > Mira Furlan
Mira Furlan
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Mira Furlan
Born September 07, 1955 (1955-09-07) (age 51)
Flag of Yugoslavia Zagreb, Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Spouse(s) Goran Gajić
Official site MiraFurlan.com
Notable roles Delenn (Babylon 5)
Danielle Rousseau (Lost)

Mira Furlan (born 7 September 1955 in Zagreb) is a Croatian actress and singer currently residing in the United States. She is probably best known for her roles as the Minbari Ambassador Delenn on the science fiction television series Babylon 5 and Danielle Rousseau on Lost, and has been described as the Croatian equivalent of Meryl Streep. Image File history File links Circle-question-red. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... Zagreb (pronounced ) is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. ... Capital Belgrade Language(s) Serbo-Croatian, Slovenian, Macedonian, Albanian, Hungarian and languages of other minority groups. ... Goran Gajić is a film, television, and theater director. ... Delenn, played by Mira Furlan, is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ... Danielle Rousseau is a fictional character on the television series Lost played by Mira Furlan. ... “LOST” redirects here. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Zagreb (pronounced ) is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A singer is a musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Delenn, played by Mira Furlan, is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ... Danielle Rousseau is a fictional character on the television series Lost played by Mira Furlan. ... “LOST” redirects here. ... Mary Louise Streep, mostly known as Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is a two-time Academy Award-winning, six-time Golden Globe-winning, two-time SAG-winning, Grammy Award-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ...

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Early life

Furlan was born to a family that included a large number of university professors in Zagreb, which was at that time part of Yugoslavia. It is now the capital city of the Republic of Croatia. Furlan's paternal grandfather was Slovenian and her paternal grandmother was a Croat. Furlan is Jewish; her surname is of Venetian heritage. [2] Capital Belgrade Language(s) Serbo-Croatian, Slovenian, Macedonian, Albanian, Hungarian and languages of other nationalities. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ...


Career

Furlan was a member of the Croatian National Theatre and frequently appeared in Yugoslav television and films, including Cannes Film Festival winner When Father Was Away on Business (1985). In the 1980s, she briefly appeared as singer for Le Cinema, a spin-off of the rock band Film. The Croatian National Theatre (Croatian: Hrvatsko narodno kazalište) is located in Zagreb the capital of Croatia. ... Cannes Film Festival logo. ... When Father Was Away on Business (Otac na službenom putu), 1985 is a film by Serbian director Emir Kusturica. ... Film was a Croatian rock group founded in 1978 in Zagreb. ...


She has also appeared on the Los Angeles stage. She has released an album, Songs From Movies That Have Never Been Made. Furlan played Minbari Ambassador Delenn for all five seasons of Babylon 5. Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , State California County Los Angeles County Settled 1781 Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Delenn, played by Mira Furlan, is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ...


Most recently she can be seen playing the character Danielle Rousseau in the ABC television series Lost. Danielle Rousseau is a fictional character on the television series Lost played by Mira Furlan. ... The American Broadcasting Company ( oftenly known as ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... “LOST” redirects here. ...


Furlan will also appear in the low-budget independent film Apology, which is currently (March 2007) in post-production. [3][4] This will be her first lead role on film since immigrating to the United States.


Personal life

Furlan's husband is director Goran Gajić, who has directed her in an episode of Babylon 5 and several plays, including a production of Sophocles' Antigone. The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Goran Gajić is a film, television, and theater director. ... Sophocles (ancient Greek: ; 495 BC - 406 BC) was the second of three great ancient Greek tragedians. ... Antigone (play) redirects here. ...


In late 1991, she and her husband emigrated from Yugoslavia to escape the political turmoil and ethnic tensions which accompanied the breakup of the country - she was born in Zagreb of mixed ethnic origin, her husband is ethnically Serbian. Capital Belgrade Language(s) Serbo-Croatian, Slovenian, Macedonian, Albanian, Hungarian and languages of other nationalities. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...


In 2002, she returned to Croatia after some 11 years to take the lead role in Rade Šerbedžija's Ulysses Theatre Company's production of Euripides' Medea. Rade Å erbedžija Rade Å erbedžija (born 27 July 1946) is a Croatian actor and director of ethnic Serbian descent. ... A statue of Euripides Euripides (Greek: Ευριπίδης) (c. ... Medea is a tragedy written by Euripides, based on the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BCE. Along with the plays Philoctetes, Dictys and Theristai, which were all entered as a group, it won the third prize at the Dionysia festival. ...


She occasionally writes a column for the Croatian magazine Feral Tribune. Feral Tribune is a political weekly newspaper in Croatia. ...


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Mira Furlan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (341 words)
Mira Furlan (born 7 September 1955 in Zagreb) is a Croatian actress and a singer currently residing in the United States.
Furlan was born to a family that included a large number of university professors in Zagreb, which was at that time part of Yugoslavia.
Furlan's paternal grandfather was Slovenian and her paternal grandmother was a Croat.
Mira Furlan at AllExperts (398 words)
Mira Furlan (born September 7, 1955) in Zagreb) is a Croatian actress and singer currently residing in the United States.
Furlan was born to family of university professors in Zagreb, then part of Yugoslavia, now the capital city of the Republic of Croatia.
Since "furlan" is the friulian word for "friulian", a language spoken in the province of Friuli-Venezia Giulia it is very likely that Mira Furlan's ancestors came from there.
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