Furlan, Mira 1955–

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FURLAN, Mira 1955–


Born September 7, 1955, in Zagreb, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia); immigrated to the U.S., November, 1991; married Goran Gajic (a director); children: Marko Lev Gajic. Religion: Judaism.

Addresses: Manager—Red Baron Management, 5155 West Rosecrans Ave., Suite 1083, Los Angeles, CA 90250.

Career: Actress.

Member: Actors Studio.

Awards, Honors: Dubravko Dujsin theatre award, c. 1990, for A Month in the Country; DramaLogue Theatre Award, outstanding performance, 1995, for Antigone; Universe Reader's Choice awards, Sci–Fi Universe magazine, best supporting actress, 1996 and 1997, for Babylon 5; several film and theatre awards from the former country of Yugoslavia, including two Golden Arena film awards for best actress.


Film Appearances:

Novinar (also known as Journalist), 1979.

Enka, Kiklop (also known as The Cyclops), 1982.

Finka, Pismo—Glava (also known as Heads or Tails), 1983.

Marijana, U raljama zivota (also known as In the Jaws of Life), 1984.

Zadarski memento, 1984.

Ankica, Otac na sluzbenom putu (also known as When Father Was Away on Business, Otac na sluzbenom putu—ljubavno istorijski film, and Papa est en voyage d'affaires), Cannon, 1985.

Ruza, Cao inspektore, 1985.

Obisk, 1985.

Jaglika, Lepota poroka (also known as The Beauty of Sin and Beauty of Vice), 1986.

Mirjana, Od zlata jabuka, 1986.

Zdenka Robic, Za srecu je potrebno troje (also known as Three for Happiness), 1986.

Zdravka, Spadijer–jedan zivot, 1986.

Horvatov izbor (also known as Vucjak), 1986.

Blanka, Ljubezni Blanke Kolak (also known as Blanka Kolak's Love), 1987.

Mira, Osudjeni, 1987.

Actress, Za sada bez dobrog naslova (also known as A Film with No Name), 1988.

Bessi, El camino del sur (also known as Journey to the South, Southbound, and Put na jug), 1988.

Vesna Logan, Spijun na stiklama, 1988.

Vranka, Braca po materi (also known as Maternal Half-brothers), 1988.

Finka Pasalic, Bolji zivot, 1989.

Milena Krtalic, Poltron, 1989.

Bunker Palace Hotel, 1989.

Janja, Gluvi barut (also known as Silent Gunpowder), 1990.

Lucija, Stela, 1990.

Narrator and voice of Alma, Black Kites (short film), Open City Films, 1995.

Lila, Disi duboko (also known as Take a Deep Breath), Pro Vision, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Kate, Velo misto, beginning 1981.

Mira, Smogovci, beginning 1982.

Price iz fabrike (also known as 800 zena), beginning 1986.

Petrija, Vuk Karadzic, beginning 1987.

Zdenka, Drugarica ministarka, beginning 1988.

Finka Pasalic, Bolji zivot 2, beginning 1990.

Milena Gazivoda, Sarajevske price, beginning 1991.

Ambassador Delenn, Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1994–99.

Danielle Rousseau, a recurring role, Lost, ABC, 2004–2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Nepokoreni grad, 1981.

Stefica Cvek u raljama zivota, 1984.

To nije moj zivot, to je samo privremeno, 1985.

Eva, Putovanje u Vucjak, 1986.

Tudjinac, 1990.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Prijedi rijeku ako mozes, 1977.

Laura, Dom Bergmanovih, Radiotelevizija Novi Sad, 1987.

Jovanka, Video jela, zelen bor (also known as Dear Video), 1991.

Ambassador Delenn, Babylon 5: The Gathering (also known as B5 and Babylon 5), TNT, 1993.

Mrs. Shirmerda, My Antonia, USA Network, 1995.

Delenn, Babylon 5: In the Beginning (also known as In the Beginning), TNT, 1998.

Delenn, Babylon 5: Thirdspace (also known as Thirdspace and Thirdspace: A Babylon 5 Adventure), TNT, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Nina Loncar, "Onkel Josip," Stahlkammer Zurich, [West Germany (now Germany)], c. 1989.

Voice of Silver Sable, "Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 1," Spider–Man (animated; also known as Spiderman and Spider–Man: The Animated Series), Fox, 1997.

Voice of Silver Sable, "Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 2: Unclaimed," Spider–Man (animated; also known as Spiderman and Spider–Man: The Animated Series), Fox, 1997.

Voice of Silver Sable, "Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 4: The Six Fight Again," Spider–Man (animated; also known as Spiderman and Spider–Man: The Animated Series), Fox, 1997.

Voice of Silver Sable, "Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 5: The Price of Heroism," Spider–Man (animated; also known as Spiderman and Spider–Man: The Animated Series), Fox, 1997.

Yoka Laneesh, "Treasure of Sienna Mende," Sheena, syndicated, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Young girl, An Inspector Calls, Academy for Theatre, Film and Television, Zagreb, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia), c. 1975.

Mrs. Elliot, Alpha–Beta, ITD Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia), 1978.

Petruniella, Dundo Maroje, Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia), 1979.

Title role, Gloria, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Dubrovnik, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia), 1980.

Yvette, Mother Courage, Croatian National Theatre, 1980.

Celimene, Le Misanthrope, Croatian National Theatre, 1982.

Ophelia, Hamlet, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, 1982.

Annabella, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, Croatian National Theatre, 1984.

Marijana, Vucjak, Croatian National Theatre, 1985.

Judith, The Devil's Disciple, Croatian National Theatre, 1989.

Leah, The Dybbuk, Yugoslav Drama Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia, 1989.

Natasha, Three Sisters—Hundred Years Later, Zvezdara Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia, 1989.

Title role, Helen, Split Summer Festival, Split, Croatia, 1990.

Natalya, A Month in the Country, Croatian National Theatre, 1990.

Isabelle, L'illusion comique, Yugoslav Drama Theatre and Belgrade International Theatre Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 1991.

Title role, Yerma, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, IN, beginning 1992.

Dona Ana, Don Juan in Hell, Second Drama Quartet, Los Angeles, 1993–94.

Sophie, Baal, Second Stage Theatre, Los Angeles, 1994.

Title role, Antigone, Hudson Guild Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1995.

Hunting Cockroaches, Goethe–Institut, Los Angeles, 1996.

Tanya Savinich, Cranes, New Group, Theatre at St. Clement's, New York City, 1999.

Zlata, Necessary Targets, Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA, 2002.

Title role, Medea, Minor Fortress, Mali Brijuni, Croatia, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.

Other theatrical roles include appearances as Zerbinnette, Scapin, Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia).



(With others) Songs from Movies That Have Never Been Made, c. 1998.



American Theatre, February, 1993, pp. 22–24.

Aspire!, November, 1998, pp. 6–8.

Babylon 5 Magazine, April, 1998, pp. 14–20; Volume 2, issue 3, pp. 58–59; January, 1999, p. 12.

Starlog, May, 1994; February, 1998.

Universe Today, fall, 1997, pp. 4–7.