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Polona Juh

Polona Juh

Slovenian actress
Polona Juh
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Slovenian actress
Is Actor
From Slovenia
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 2 June 1971, Ljubljana
Age 50 years
The details (from wikipedia)


Polona Juh (born June 2, 1971) is a Slovenian actress. She is the daughter of the Slovenian actors Mojca Ribič and Boris Juh. After finishing her studies at High School for Ballet, she entered to study a play on Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, where she graduated. Since 1995, she is a permanent member of Slovenian National Theatre Drama in Ljubljana.
She had more than 50 different film and theatre roles so far, among them a lot of leading ones.

Notable theatre roles

  • Hedwig in performance "The Wild Duck" by H. Ibsen
  • Iphigeneia in performance "Iphigeneia in Tauris" by Euripides
  • Hanako in performance "Hanjo - a play for classical Japanese theater" by Y. Mishima
  • Aglaya in performance "The Idiot" by F.M. Dostoyevsky
  • Miranda in performance "The Tempest" by W. Shakespeare
  • Celimene in performance "The Misanthrope" by Molière
  • Desdemona in performance "Othello" by W. Shakespeare
  • Juliet in performance "Romeo and Juliet" by W. Shakespeare
  • Masha in performance "The Seagull" by A.P. Chekov
  • Natasha Ivanovna "Three Sisters" by A.P. Chekov
  • Polly Peachum "The Threepenny opera" by B. Brecht
  • Albertine "In search of Lost Time" by M. Proust
  • Rosalind and the boy Ganymede in performance "As You Like It" by W. Shakespeare
  • Agrafena Alexandrovna - Grushenka in performance "The Brothers Karamazov" by F.M. Dostoyevsky
  • Anna Karenina in performance "Anna Karenina" by L.N. Tolstoy
  • Dorine in performance "The Tartuffe" by J.B.P. Molière
  • Ruth in performance "The Homecoming" by H. Pinter
  • Clytemnestra in performance "The Oresteia" by Aeschylus
  • Sofya Yegorovna in performance "Platonov" by A. P. Chekhov
  • Elisabet Vogler in performance "Persona" by I. Bergman
  • Sharlota, local starlet in performance "The Fall of Europe" by M. Zupančič
  • Ophelia in performance "Hamlet" by W. Shakespeare
  • Caesonia in performance "Caligula" by A. Camus
  • Lady Anne in performance "Richard III + II" by W. Shakespeare, adaption Pandur
  • Frieda in performance "The Castle" by F. Kafka


  • the role of Bazilika in Fuck it! (Jebiga) by Miha Hočevar
  • the role of Duša in Beneath Her Window (Pod njenim oknom) by Metod Pevec
  • the role of Sonja in Couples game by M. Zupanič
  • the role of Nataša in Projections by Z. Ogresta

She regularly takes part in various radio plays; she was also a voice actor for several animated characters and advertisements.


For her work she received several awards at home and foreign countries:

  • "Golden stick" - Theater Festival for Children, Slovenia, 1994
  • "Stane Sever Fund for best actress", Slovenia, 1997
  • "Golden bay's wreath for best actress" - Festival MESS, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), 2000
  • "Golden laugh for best actress" - Days of Satire Festival, Zagreb (Croatia), 2000
  • "France Prešeren Fund" - Slovene national award for artistic achievements, Slovenia, 2002
  • "Vesna for best actress" - Slovene National Film Festival, Slovenia, 2003
  • "Actress of the year" - Slovene National Film Festival, Slovenia, 2003
  • "Silver George for best actress" - Moscow International Film Festival, Russia, 2005
  • "Borštnik's award for best actress" - National Theater Festival, Slovenia, 2007
  • "Župančič's award" - award for artistic achievements by City of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2007
  • "Borštnik's award for best actress" - National Theater Festival, Slovenia, 2009
  • "Vesna for best actress" - Slovene National Film Festival, Slovenia, 2009
  • "Golden Arena for best actress" - Pula Film Festival, Croatia, 2011
  • "Borštnik's award for best actress" - National Theater Festival, Slovenia, 2013
  • "Borštnik's award for best actress" - National Theater Festival, Slovenia, 2015

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