Bosnian movie stars died at 72

Here are 1 famous actresses from Bosnia and Herzegovina died at 72:

Semka Sokolović-Bertok

Semka Sokolović-Bertok (December 22, 1935 Sarajevo-March 4, 2008 Zagreb) also known as Semka Sokolovic, Semka Sokolovic Bertok, Semca Sokolic or S. Sokolovic was a Bosnian actor and professional chess player.

She died as a result of stroke.

Semka Sokolović-Bertok was born on December 22, 1935 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After finishing primary school in Sarajevo, she attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb where she earned her acting degree. Sokolović-Bertok was a prominent figure in Yugoslav theatre, television, and film for over five decades. She is best known for her roles in the classic Yugoslav films such as "Hasanaginica", "Crveni i crni," "Ljubav i moda," "Kamenita vrata," and "Gravitacija".

Aside from being an accomplished actor, Sokolović-Bertok was also a dedicated professional chess player. She competed in chess tournaments throughout Yugoslavia and was considered one of the best female players in the country. In 1959, she won the Yugoslav Women's Chess Championship.

Sokolović-Bertok was a recipient of numerous awards for her contributions to the arts, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Pula Film Festival in 1993. She passed away on March 4, 2008, in Zagreb, Croatia, as a result of a stroke, leaving behind a legacy as an accomplished and influential actor and chess player.

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