Slavko Popadić was born in Mostar in 1991. At the age of one, he moved to Cologne with his family. He has lived there ever since. From 2015 – 2020 he attended the Folkwang University of the Arts and shot the series Skylines with Soleen Yusef , which was awarded the Grimme Prize, at the same time. Since then he has been shooting in renowned productions. In 2022 he can be seen in his first feature film leading role in “Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt”.