His neighbour is Benicio Del Torro. In one of his interviews, Rade said that he intends to return to Zagreb; he seems to be bored living in America.
On a Pula Festival, Rade won two Zlatna arena awards.
He has four daughters and a son.
Rade is one of the two creators of Ulysses Theater in Croatia.
In 1967, Rade landed his first movie roles in two Serbian films, Crne ptice and Iluzija.
In 1971, Rade landed his first TV show role in a Croatian show Prosjaci i sinovi.
Rade participated in many charity and peace initiatives.
Before going to Hollywood, Rade starred in more then 50 Croatian/Serbian movies and a few TV shows.
Besides acting and writing, Rade also released four musical albums.
Rade wrote and published four books.
Rade had only one starring role in an American TV show. He played Dr. Aleksander Cirko in a mystery show Surface.
After graduation, Rade worked as an actor in a famous Croatian theater Gavella.
Rade graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1969, in the University of Zagreb.
His daughter Lucija Serbedzija is also a popular actress in Croatia. She starred with her father in a few Croatian movies.
In 2005, Rade was ranked #4 in a Croatian magazine Hollywood in an article titled Best Croatian Male Movie Stars of All Time.
In 1987, he divorced Ivanka Cerovac, and three years later he married Lenka Udovicki.
Rade was a professor in a Serbian town Novi Sad.