Zijah Sokolović, born in Sarajevo in 1950: one of the most popular actors across the former Yugoslavia.
A writer and director who lives, acts and directs in Croatia, Austria, Slovenia, Bosnia and Serbia.
Graduated from both Sarajevo Drama Academy and Sarajevo University. Straight after graduation he wrote and directed "Glumac je glumac je glumac", a monodrama about his acting experiences. The show was an immediate success, it was widely translated and has been played for 30 years in more than 20 countries around the world.
In January 1992 Sokolović left Sarajevo and eventually settled down in Vienna. In the spring of 2008 he peformed again "Glumac..." in Sarajevo.
Live with Aleksandar Stanković, "Nedjeljom u dva",
12 October 2008
Courtesy Croatian HRT
Zijah Sokolović, sarajevski glumac i režiser čudesne impresije, jedan od najpoznatijih umetnika sa prostora nekadašnje Jugoslavije, čiji se život i profesija odvijaju na relaciji Beč - Zagreb - Ljubljana - Sarajevo Beograd.
Tekst "Glumac je Glumac je Glumac" je preveden na nekoliko jezika i igrao je u dvadeset zemalja svijeta.