A leading actress of film, theater and TV in the former Yugoslavia, Mira Furlan emigrated to the US at outbreak of the war for political reasons. In her native country she starred in over 40 movies, including the Cannes Golden Palm winner "When Father Was Away On Business", directed by E. Kusturica. She received all the highest honors for her work in film as well as for her work in theatre. She was a member of the Croatian National Theater.
In the US Mira is best known for her work as Ambassador Delenn in the cult science fiction TV show "Babylon 5" and as Danielle Rousseau on the hit TV show "Lost".