Dimitrije Vojnov

Dimitrije Vojnov



Dimitrije Vojnov is a Serbian film and television actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Train Driver's Diary (2016) and When Dad Was Away on Business (1985). He was born in Belgrade, Serbia on July 28th, 1959.

Vojnov began his career as an actor in 1982, appearing in the Yugoslavian television series Slomljeni krug (Broken Circles). He then went on to appear in a number of television shows, including Dijagnoza (Diagnosis), Otvorena vrata (Open Doors) and Aska. His big break came in 1985 when he was cast in the role of Gavrilo in Emir Kusturica’s feature film When Dad Was Away on Business which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival that year.

Vojnov’s popularity as an actor continued to grow and he went on to appear in a number of feature films, including Sestre (Sisters, 1988), which was nominated for a Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and The Paper (2001). He also made a number of appearances on the Serbian television series Zona Zamfirova (2004) and Otpisani (The Outcasts, 2007).

In 2016, Vojnov starred in the critically acclaimed drama Train Driver’s Diary, directed by Milos Radovic, for which he won the Best Actor award at the 2017 Belgrade International Film Festival. The film went on to be nominated for a Golden Globe award, and was selected as Serbia’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

Throughout his career, Vojnov has been widely praised for his ability to convey emotion on screen and for his naturalistic performances. His ability to bring authenticity to his roles has made him one of the most sought-after actors in Serbia. He has also been a vocal advocate for social issues and has been involved in a number of humanitarian projects.

Dimitrije Vojnov is one of the most respected actors in Serbia, and his body of work continues to inspire generations of actors. His naturalistic performances and commitment to social issues have made him an icon of the Serbian film industry.


Aug. 29, 1981

Place of birth

Beograd, Serbia

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