Branislav Lečić

Branislav Lečić
Бранислав Лечић

Lečić speaks at the Democratic Party (DS) convention in December 2010.
Minister of Culture and Information
In office
January 25, 2001  March 3, 2004
Preceded by Мilan Komnenić
Succeeded by Dragan Kojadinović
Personal details
Born (1955-08-25) 25 August 1955
Šabac, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Political party DS (1991-2005; 2014-present)
LDP (2005-2008)
My Serbia (2008-2010)
DHSS (2010-2014)
Occupation Actor

Branislav Lečić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранислав Лечић) (born 25 August 1955 in Šabac, Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian actor, and politician. He graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts of the University of Belgrade as an actor in 1978. Original founder of the "My Serbia" Movement, he is the Vice-President of the Christian Democratic Party of Serbia.


He has been very successful in theater, where he received several prizes. He's one of the founders of several of the most important theater groups that influenced theater of the former Yugoslavia. A member of the Yugoslav drama theater (Jugoslovensko dramsko pozorište) from 1980. He has two children from a first marriage, and is currently married to Nina Radulović-Lečić, a TV presenter, who he has a son with. In 1991 he won the award for Best Actor at the 17th Moscow International Film Festival for his role in Silent Gunpowder.[1]

Besides acting, he also took part in political life, being the leader of "Plišana revolucija" (Plush Revolution), during the reign of Slobodan Milošević. After the victory of the DOS in the 2000 presidential elections, he was named the Minister of culture in the government of the late Zoran Đinđić. After Čedomir Jovanović left Democratic Party (Serbia), Lečić followed, and became one of the founders of LDP. Soon afterwards, he left LDP, and founded the "Moja Srbija" (My Serbia) Movement, taking part in Serbian elections in 2008. In early 2010 he and his party merged into the Christian Democratic Party of Serbia. After the death of its founder and long-term leader Vladan Batić due to prolonged and progressive cancerous illness, Lecic was elected DHSS party president.

Lečić appears in Boris Malagurski's documentary film The Weight of Chains (2011).

Filmography (selection)

See also


  1. "17th Moscow International Film Festival (1991)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2014-04-03. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
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Preceded by
Milan Komnenić
Minister of Culture
2001 2004
Succeeded by
Dragan Kojadinović
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