Biography

 

ANDREJ ŠEPETKOVSKI, actor

 

Andrej (Vladimirovič) Šepetkovski was born on the 5th of March, 1974 in Aleksinac, Serbia.

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He started acting at the amateur theater at the age of 6.

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He graduated cum loude at his hometown high school. He was an active basketball player in a very competitive Serbian league.

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Andrej enrolled faculty of Medicine in 1993, where he finished two semesters... But, there was something else on his mind, the old love from his childhood. So, he took the qualifying exam, audition at the Belgrade Faculty of Drama Art. Professor Vladimir Jevtović had to choose among 550 candidates that year. Only ten were fortunate to be choosen; Andrej was one of them.

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First professional roles came in 1996 and in 1997 when he took leading roles in several theater plays. He graduated in 1998, and received „Mata Milošević Award as the best student of generation.

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The role in the movie "White suit" was followed the same year by the role in the movie “Mechanism”. Since then he has been acting in many feature and short films and TV series, with one year recess due to his army service in 2001. The most successful roles were in the films „Lost and Found“ and „Love Comes After“.

He performed in the most prestigious theaters in Serbia, including National Drama Theater, Atelier 212 and Belgrade drama Theater and received many good reviews and awards.

The greatest TV successes were the role of Sloba in comedy-series „Some New Kids“, then, the role of felon Gvozden in TV series „JELENA“. This character was the most favourite one, according to the survey that has been conducted in 40 cities in Serbia.

And, finally, the most important recognition was the receiving „Vuk’s Award“ for the TV series „Forgotten Minds of Serbia“, the highest award in the country. He was the leading actor, playing 8 different characters...

There is no acting job that Andrej didn’t take part in. He represented 5 different products in TV commercials. He was host at numerous celebrations and even at the most important state events. His voice is heard in many commercial films... And very often, he is giving his voice to cartoon heroes...

From 2002 - 2004 he had been teaching children and teenagers who later enrolled Acting faculties and became well-known actors. From 2005 Andrej is working at the first private art academy, Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade. He is a professor of acting.

In 2010, Andrej wrote a drama „Walking with Lion“. The theater play after his drama „Walking with Lion“ has made a great success. The film „Walking with Lion“ is in preparation.

He directed two theater plays...

Andrej is married to Katrin. They are blessed with a son, Aleksej and a daughter, Larisa.

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