Jelena Veljaca
Scriptwriter , Actor-Actress



Jelena Veljaca is a Croatian actress and screenwriter. She was born on April 23, 1981 in Zagreb. She is best known for her role as "Maja Zupan" in the Croatian telenovela Ljubav u zaleđu (Love in the Offside). She also appeared in the first Croatian telenovela ever, Villa Maria. Additionally, she co-wrote the script for the telenovelas Obični ljudi (Ordinary people) and Ponos Ratkajevih (Pride of the Ratkaj Family). She also appeared in the Croatian political thriller series Urota. In 2006, it was announced that she would be one of the writers on the upcoming Croatian edition of Survivor. Her 2009 book, Mama vam je cijelo vrijeme lagala, is a collection of weekly newspaper columns written for Jutarnji list.


With the support of the Eurimages Fund of the Council of Europe

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