Goran Višnjić

Goran Višnjić was born in a beautiful town on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. His mother worked at a local food market, and his father was a bus driver. Goran Višnjić had his acting debut and first professional theater role right after graduation. He took part in several theater productions before he was casted in Hamlet, becoming the youngest Croatian actor to ever play that role. Thanks to his amazing performance, brilliant acting and sincerity of feeling, the actor was awarded with the prestigious "Orlando" award.

This popular American actor has appeared in many films and television series, gaining worldwide popularity. Some of his early roles were in the films "The Peacemaker," "Rounders" and "Practical Magic." In 1998 Goran Visnjic appeared in Madonna's music video for her song "The Power of Goodbye" winning over the hearts of worldwide audiences. But the turning point in his career came with the film "Welcome to Sarajevo", where Goran Visnjic drew the attention of a well-known American producer, who later invited him to star in the hit TV series "ER."

In 1999, Goran Visnjic reached the peak of plurality, playing the handsome doctor Luka Kovac. After a few seasons he became the leading actor of the series "ER". Determined to prove himself as a talented and versatile actor, while shooting the "E." series, Goran Visnjic also had roles in feature films. He became the hero of the film "On the bottom", joined the acting team of the cartoon "Ice Age" and lent his voice for one of the characters, played in the films "Last Will" and "Hypnotized". His string of successful movie roles continued with the filming of the series "Long gloomy night" and the film "Elektra". The actor also won a role in the film "New York, I Love You." Goran Visnjic has been married to his wife Eva for a long time, and along with their children, the couple lives in Los Angeles.

Known For


Cast Credits

Timeless (2016)
Starring as Garcia Flynn (22 episodes)
Extant (2014)
Starring as John Woods (8 episodes)
Guest starring as John Woods (3 episodes)
Crossing Lines (2013)
Starring as Marco Costante (12 episodes)
Red Widow (2013)
Starring as Christian Schiller (8 episodes)
Pan Am (2011)
Guest starring as Niko Lonza (4 episodes)
The Deep (2010)
Starring as Samson (5 episodes)
Leverage (2008)
Guest starring as Damien Moreau (2 episodes)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Goran Visnjic
ER (1994)
Starring as Dr. Luka Kovac (186 episodes)
American Masters (1986)
Guest starring as Robert Capa