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Boris Milivojević
Борис Миливојевић
Born (1971-11-26) 26 November 1971 (age 51)
Nationality Serbian
Education Faculty of Dramatic Arts
Alma mater University of Arts in Belgrade
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983–present

Boris Milivojević (Serbian Cyrillic: Борис Миливојевић; born 26 November 1971) is a Serbian actor. Since his debut in 1983, Milivojević has garnered critical and commercial success for his roles in theatre and film. He has had lead roles in high profile Serbian films, including Munje! (2001), When I Grow Up, I'll Be a Kangaroo (2004), The Red Colored Grey Truck (2005), We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back (2006), The Fourth Man (2007) St. George Shoots the Dragon (2009) and Monument to Michael Jackson (2014), and has composed a wide palette of critically acclaimed theatre roles in Hamlet, Timon of Athens, King Lear, Macbeth, Antigone and Noises Off! in theatres in Eastern Europe.

He is a recipient of numerous accolades for his activity in Serbian film, theatre and television, including a Zoran Radmilović Award, two Ardalion Awards, three Serbian Oscars of Popularity, and a Golden Arena for Best Actor nomination.


Milivojević was born in Belgrade to Serbian parents Radiša and Bojana Milivojević. He began his career in 1983 with supporting roles in Mahovina na asfaltu and Idi mi, dođi mi. His first critically defined role was as protagonist Tungi in Zaboravljeni.

During the nineties, he was notable for memorable supporting characters in films including The Black Bomber (1992), Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996) and The Dagger (1999). In 2016, he performed in HNK Zagreb as Guildenstern in Hamlet.

He received a Miloš Žutić Award nomination for his Shakespearean interpretation of Edgar in the Branislav Zeremski-directed version of King Lear in 2014, and a Zoran Radmilović Award for his role as Macbeth in Macbeth in 2017. For his portrayal of and Mare in Munje! (2001), he received a Golden Arena for Best Actor nomination.

Milivojević is active within reality television, appearing in the first season of the Serbian version of Your Face Sounds Familiar, where he qualified for the finals and reached 4th place out of 10; and hosting the quiz show Zlatni krug from 2015 to 2018.

He is also prominent within voice work in Serbian movie dubs. He voiced protagonist Jovan Vu in the 2009 Serbian-based animated film Technotise: Edit & I, and has voiced Puss in Boots in the Serbian dub of the Shrek franchise, Mike Wazowski in the Serbian Monsters Inc. films, King Julien in the Serbian Madagascar films, Grand Master Oogway in the Serbian Kung Fu Panda film series and Ed the hyena in the Serbian The Lion King, among other roles. He did not reprise his role as Puss in Boots in the dub of the 2011 Academy Award-nominated spinoff, with the character being voiced by colleague and friend Marko Živić in the sequel feature.


Film roles

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Mahovina na asfaltu Ljuba Minor role
Idi mi, dođi mi Miša Supporting role
1986 Razgovori stari Borko Lead role
1987 Waitapu Zoran More
1988 Zaboravljeni Tungi
1992 The Black Bomber Prki Supporting role
1996 Pretty Village, Pretty Flame Ali the Muslim
1999 The Dagger Adil Osmanović
Nož Adis Lead role
Ljubav, ženidba i udadba Boris
2000 Sky Hook Bolid Supporting role
The Land of Love, Truth and Freedom Boris
2001 Munje! Mare Lead role
Natasha Jezdi Supporting role
2002 Rođen je Nebojša Don Cameo
Lisice Film Andrej Lead role
2003 Svi kamioni crvene boje Mladen
Black Gruya Bole
2004 Goose Feather Enzo the Gipsy Supporting role
When I Grow Up, I'll Be a Kangaroo Somi Lead role
2005 The Balkan Roulette Sami
The Red Colored Grey Truck Ratko
2006 We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back Vlaho
2007 The Fourth Man Mafijas
Black Gruya and the Stone of Wisdom Bole
Agi i Ema Dragan Minor role
2008 Bledi mesec Norm Cameo
Citalja za Eskobara Pavle Supporting role
2009 Technotise: Edit & I Jovan Vu Voice role; lead role
St. George Shoots the Dragon Rajko Pevac Lead role
2010 Vladan Branislav Cameo
2011 The Parade Borna Supporting role
2012 Žena Ukino Minor role
2013 Spidi Gonsales Spidi Cameo
2014 Monument to Michael Jackson Marko Lead role
Jednaki Vojislav
2015 Alaska Chapi
2016 Helena Boris
2017 Psi laju, vetar nosi Razvigor
2018 Walker Jovica Cameo
2019 Four Roses Beli Lead role
Taxi Blues Astronaut
2021 Vikend s caletom Bambus Post-production

Television roles

Year Title Role Notes
1986-1987 Smešne i druge priče Branko Supporting role; 6 episodes
1986-1989 16 puta Bojan Bojan Lead role; 20 episodes
1987 Soba 405 Boca Supporting role; 3 episodes
1988 Vuk Karadžić Sava Karadžić Supporting role, 15 episodes
2002-2005 Lisice Andrej Lead role
2009-2011 The Myth of Sisyphus Hades Lead role; 17 episodes
2009-2013 Žene sa Dedinja Bogi Supporting role; 10 episodes
2010-2017 Veče sa Ivanom Ivanovićem Himself Guest; 6 episodes
2013 Tvoje lice zvuči poznato Himself
Đorđe Balašević
Tina Turner
Elvis Presley
Ivica Dačić
Momčilo Bajagić
Tony Cetinski
Ana Kokić
MC Hammer
Željko Joksimović
Seka Aleksić
Miodrag Kostić
Paul McCartney
2014-2019 Zlatni Krug Himself Host
2017-2019 Psi laju, vetar nosi Razvigor Lead role, 24 episodes
2018-present Šifra: Despot Cifra 20 episodes
2018-2019 Besa Miša 15 episodes
2019 Ujak: Novi Horizont Stole 3 episodes
2019-present Žigosani u reketu Tesa 13 episodes
2020 Močvara Goran the Bartender 3 episodes

Serbian movie voice dubs

Year Title Role
2002 The Lion King Ed
2003 Finding Nemo Gill
Monsters, Inc. Mike Wazowski
2004 Shrek 2 Puss in Boots
The Incredibles Edna Mode
2005 Chicken Little Mayor Turkey Lurkey
Madagascar King Julien
The Jungle Book Bagheera
Home on the Range Lucky Jack
2006 Cars Mater
The Wild Kazar
2007 Shrek the Third Puss in Boots
Bee Movie Mooseblood
The Simpsons Movie Principal Skinner
Chief Wiggum
Moe Szyslak
Professor Frink
2008 Horton Hears a Who! Horton the Elephant
Kung Fu Panda Grand Master Oogway
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa King Julien
2009 Princess and the Frog Ray
2010 Shrek Forever After Puss in Boots
Beauty and the Beast Le Fou
2011 Cars 2 Mater
Rango Ambrose
Kung Fu Panda 2 Grand Master Oogway
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted King Julien
2013 Monsters University Mike Wazowski
2014 The Nut Job 2 Surly
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 Grand Master Oogway
Zootopia Mr. Big
Finding Dory Gill
The Angry Birds Movie Chuck
2017 Cars 3 Mater
The Nut Job 2 Surly
2018 Incredibles 2 Edna Mode
2019 The Angry Birds Movie 2 Chuck
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Ivar the Whitless
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