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Goran Visnjic

Actor | * 09/09/1972 (47) | Šibenik, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
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Goran Višnjić ( VISH-nyitch; Croatian pronunciation: [ɡoran ʋiʃɲitɕ]; born September 9, 1972) is a Croatian–American actor who has appeared in American and British films and television productions. He is best known in the United States for his roles as Dr. Luka Kovač on ER and Garcia Flynn on Timeless, both NBC television series. For ER, he and his cast were nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He is the son-in-law of Croatian film director and former head of Croatian Radiotelevision (1991–95), Antun Vrdoljak. He moved to the United States in the late 1990s. ()
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Goran Visnjic (born September 9, 1972) is a Croatian-born American actor who has appeared in American and British films and television productions. He is best known for his role as Dr. Luka Kovač in the hit television series ER. Visnjic grew up in Sibenik, Croatia (then Yugoslavia), a port town on the Adriatic Sea, where he decided at an early age that he wanted to be an actor. He first performed in local theater groups and then entered the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. Goran gained popularity in Croatia when, at the age of 21, he was cast as Hamlet in the prestigious Dubrovnik Summer Festival’s staging of Shakespeare’s play. His performance earned him three national Best Actor awards, including an Orlando (the Croatian equivalent of a Tony). Visnjic made his American motion-picture debut in the "Welcome to Sarajevo," drama, directed by Michael Winterbottom. In his leisure time, Visnjic enjoys fencing, swimming and diving. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Eva Visnjic, and their three children.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Movies with Goran Visnjic as Actor(35)

as Artur2020 Fatima
as Ante Gotovina2019 The General
as S2017 Never Here
as Ragen2015 Asthma
as Muktuk2014 Midnight Sun
as Armand2014 Dark Hearts
as Dr. Corry2013 95 Decibels
2013 K-11
as Banker2013 The Counselor
as Dragan Armansky2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
as Andy2011 Beginners
as Man2009 Apocrypha
as David2009 Helen
as Mark Miller2005 Elektra
as Spartacus2004 Spartacus
as Ivan Kolar - Iva2004 Long Dark Night
as Robert Capa (voice)2003 Robert Capa: In Love and War
as Soto (voice)2002 Ice Age
as Michael Strother2002 Doctor Sleep
as Bepo Štambuk2001 The Last Will
as Alek Spera2001 The Deep End
as Neil2000 Committed
as Maurice1998 Rounders
as Jimmy Angelov1998 Practical Magic
as Bazta Sergeant1997 The Peacemaker
as Devetka - '9'1997 A Rifle for Sleeping
as Risto Bavić1997 Welcome to Sarajevo
as Ivan1996 Recognition
as U.N. Security Officer1995 Night Watch
as Maks1995 See You
as Soldier1994 Scream for Help
as Ustaša terorista1988 Maternal Half-Brothers

TV Shows/Series with Goran Visnjic as Actor(23)

as Garcia Flynn2016 Timeless
as John Woods2014 Extant
as Marco Costante2013 Crossing Lines
as Nicholae Schiller2013 Red Widow
as Niko Lonza2011 Pan Am
as Andrija Hebrang2010 Tito
as Samson2010 The Deep
as The Chemist2010 BlackBoxTV Presents
as Damien Moreau2008 Leverage
as Nikola Tesla2005 Doctor Who
as Spartacus1999 The History of Sex
as Vladimir Vidric1997 Stormy Silence
as Luka Kovac1994 ER
as Robert Capa1986 American Masters
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Movies with Goran Visnjic as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2004 Long Dark Night
Production/Co-Producer2001 The Last Will

Additional Information

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Full Name: Goran Višnjić
Born: Saturday, 09/09 1972 (September) in Šibenik (current age: 47 years + 338 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Educated at: Academy of Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Eva Višnjić
Other names for Goran Visnjic (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Goran Višnjić"
Goran Visnjic frequently works together with these people:
John Stamos (9x, Actor)
Nicholas Briggs (8x, Actor)
Milo Ventimiglia (7x, Actor)
Kristin Chenoweth (7x, Actress)
Megan Mullally (7x, Actress)
Zach Braff (7x, Actor)
Wanda Sykes (7x, Actress)
Kate Walsh (7x, Actress)
Janet Jackson (7x, Actress)
Marcia Cross (7x, Actress)
Meredith Vieira (7x, Actress)
Ivo Gregurević (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1660, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/21/2020