The tweet also shared the date of her birth and the date of her death. No cause of death was given
“It is a night of great sadness, for our friend and comrade had gone down the road where we cannot reach her,” Straczynski wrote in his post. “But as with all things, we will catch up with her in time, and I believe she will have many stories to tell us, and many new roles to share with the universe.”
Born in the Croatian capital Zagreb in 1955, Furlan was a well-known, award-winning theater, film, and TV actress in the former Yugoslavia. She starred in numerous plays, TV series, and films, including Emir Kusturica’s Palm d’Or-winning and Oscar-nominated 1985 film When Father Was Away On Business.
Furlan emigrated to the U.S. with her husband in November 1991, during the early stages of the Croatian War of Independence, one of several conflicts that led to the breakup of the Yugoslavian federation