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Daniela Dakich is an actress born in Tuzla, former Yugoslavia, now Bosnia. She grew up in Belgrade, Serbia. She is Serbian, with Montenegrin and Italian ancestry. She started acting at the age of 3 and was a former child TV star in Yugoslavia. She got her acting training in the theatre. She graduated from Drama Youth School and later, Acting Conservatory for young adults, both in the class of a famous acting teacher Tomislav Krstic. Daniela was also opera trained for 8 years in the class of Maida Softic, with whom she toured former Yugoslavia as a member of a famous choir. Read more... Daniela toured former Yugoslavian countries with acting children troop "Omladinski". She performed in over 700 theatre shows. At the age of three she was bitten by acting bug watching movies by Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Marx Brothers, Laurel and Hardy, Western and silent movies, Looney Tunes. She started imitating these characters. She would write sketches and poems and perform them at the school competitions, where she was found by acting teacher Tomislav Krstic. She enjoys work in the film industry, theatre and TV equally. She often does voice over for Microsoft products. As I child she was very athletic. She has a blue belt in karate. She often does her martial arts scenes in the movies by herself. She is an expert for stage combat and often applies this experience in her acting work. She use to compete in running: 600 meters and 800 meters and was a school champion. She was the youngest volleyball captain for a school team and she was in a school basketball team as well as rifle shooting team. She is an avid swimmer and a tennis player. She came to USA to pursue her acting career. She finished HB Studio Conservatory Acting Program with Ed Morehouse, Austin Pendleton, Carol Rosenfeld, Aleksey Burago, Fred Timm, Victor Slezak, Karen Ludwig and Carol Goodheart. She studied with Anne Bogart at Siti Company. She finished UCB Improv Training in New York. She's been working all the time since the day she came to New York, which felt like her long lost home. She has been working off Broadway, and people like Michael Parva, Directors Company, Invictus Theatre, Tovah Feldshuh, Ian Morgan an The New Group, Catherine Filloux, Laura Esterman, Rasa Alan Kazlas, Austin Pendleton, Aleksey Burago, Florenzia Lozano, Dan Gordon, Russell Brand, Beth Stern, Bob Giraldi. Her inspiration and people that she would love to work with are: Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Russell Crowe, Clint Eastwood, Robert Downey Jr, Johnny Depp, Stephen Spielberg and James Cameron.