Date of Birth: July 27th 1946
Recently, Šerbedžija received plenty of attention for his recurring role as former Soviet Red Army General Dmitri Gredenko in the sixth season of TV action series 24.
Šerbedžija was born in the village of Bunić in Lika, Croatia, Yugoslavia. In 1969 he graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts of the University of Zagreb and then worked as a theatre actor in the theatre "Gavella" and at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. He had various notable film roles, among others in U gori raste zelen bor (1971), Variola vera (1981), Kiklop (1982), Život je lep (1985). He was also among the leading actors in several TV series, such as in Prosjaci i sinovi (1971), U registraturi (1976), Nikola Tesla (1977).
In 2001 he starred in an elaborate television production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical South Pacific in the role of the French plantation owner, Emile de Becque. He was also involved in the BBC Television production of the spy-thriller show Spooks for one episode as a villain. In autumn of 2005, Šerbedžija had a supporting role in the NBC science fiction series Surface. His most recent role is in Jeremy Podeswa's feature film adaptation of Anne Michaels' novel Fugitive Pieces, where he plays the character Athos Roussos. His most recent successful role is that of Captain Blake in Rupert Wainwright's remake of The Fog.
Rade founded the Ulysses Theatre with Borislav Vujčić in Brijuni, where he also directs and acts in most plays.The theatre was founded in 2000. and is very successful so far.