VELIBOR TOPIC

VELIBOR TOPIC

November 2, 2017
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VELIBOR TOPIC

Velibor Topić was born in 1970 in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. He started his acting career in the Poetry Theatre Lik in 1988 in the play “Opsadno stanje”. In 1990 he enrolled at the Academy for Performing Arts, Sarajevo, in the class of Professor Miralem Zubčević. During the Bosnian war, the Academy for Performing Arts closes. During the siege of Sarajevo, Velibor continues to perform at the Sarajevo War Theatre SARTR. The war in Sarajevo attracts artists. Annie Liebovitz came to capture images of war. She photographs Velibor in her famous photograph known as “Sarajevo – The Kiss”, which was featured in the Vanity Fair magazine.
In 1994, Velibor leaves Sarajevo and moves to London. Topić has over 65 acting credits in UK film, television and Hollywood film productions. Throughout his career, Topić has worked three times with Ridley Scott as well as other well-known directors such as Guy Ritchie, Tom Hooper, Matthew Vaughn, Anthony Minghella and William Monahan.