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Antun Vrdoljak
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Born 5 June 1931 (1931-06-05) (age 90)
Imotski, Yugoslavia (modern-day Croatia)
Occupation
  • film actor / director
  • screenwriter
  • activist
  • politician
Years active 1965–present

Antun Vrdoljak (born 5 June 1931) is a Croatian actor, director, sports official, activist and politician. He was the head of Croatian Radiotelevision during the Yugoslav wars. His best known movies were Kad čuješ zvona (When You Hear the Bells, 1969) and U gori raste zelen bor (A Green Pine Tree grows on the Mountain, 1971).

He was a member of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), which led to his appointment to a series of offices. He was director general of Croatian Radiotelevision (1991–95), and the president of the Croatian Olympic Committee (1991–2000).

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