Danira Govic

Danira Govic


Sibenik, Croatia

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Danira Govich
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Danira went into acting through waitressing. After leaving Croatia, she arrived in London and was hired as a waitress in a large hotel. After a year, she worked at the National Theatre where she first was exposed to the theatre. Danira did a short course in acting and…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Danira and her "Zabranjena Ljubav" co-star, Maja Petrin, attended Wella Fashion Week. The organizers were delighted by the overwhelming visitor interest in the Croatian designers. Danira and Maja felt that the the young designers were both talented and sweet. The two were most impressed with Anita Pokrivac's show. The after party was held in Croatica restaurant.

    • Danira has appeared in the role of Angelina Kovac in the Croatian soap opera, Zabranjena ljubav (Forbidden Love) for the past two seasons.

    • In his DVD commentary, producer Chris Aird mentioned it was helpful that Danira had experience working in a large hotel. He said many of the chambermaids in central London hotels come from Eastern Europe.

  • Quotes

    • Danira: Tamzin Outhwaite is a wonderful and generous actress. She is really nice. I have to say that I've never been on a project for this length of time, but everybody was so nice, so wonderful, we got on really well. Everybody was really professional.

    • Danira: My super favourite is Dexter Fletcher. I think he's everybody's favourite. He's that kind of guy! I got on with everyone.

    • Danira: I was star struck with Joan Collins. I had a scene with her. She was wonderful and very sweet. She was in a picture with me for my mother when I asked her.

    • Danira: I would supply everyone on the set with Bajadera and Ledene Kocke chocolates. Everyone got to know about Croatian chocolates.