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Jirí Menzel

Jirí Menzel was born on February 23, 1938 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He is an actor and director, known for Closely Watched Trains (1966), Hospoda (1996) and I Served the King of England (2006). He has been married to Olga Menzelová-Kelymanová since 2004. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 24 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012/I The Door
Surgeon
 2012 Signál
Prokes
 2009 Vyprávej (TV Series)
profesor Sládecek
- Velká ocekávání (2009) ... profesor Sládecek
- 1. máj (2009) ... profesor Sládecek
 2009 Operation Dunaj
Oskar
 2009 Setkání v Praze, s vrazdou (TV Movie)
Horejs jr.
 2007 A bárány utolsó megkísértése (TV Movie)
Leopold Blum
 2007 Medvídek
Romanuv otec
 2006 Rokonok
Mr. Menzel
 2004 Colossal Sensation!
Head of the theatre
 2002 Útek do Budína
Count
 1999 All My Loved Ones
Stein
 1999 Zimni vila (TV Movie)
Chamberlain
 1997 Franciska vasárnapjai
Államtitkár
 1996-1997 Hospoda (TV Series)
MUDr. Prásek - psychiatr
- Úraz (1997) ... MUDr. Prásek - psychiatr
- Záskok (1997) ... MUDr. Prásek - psychiatr
- Zájezd (1997) ... MUDr. Prásek - psychiatr
- Zlodej (1997) ... MUDr. Prásek - psychiatr
- Vestba (1997) ... MUDr. Prásek - psychiatr
 1996 Truck Stop
 1996 Too Loud a Solitude
Professor
 1996 Drákuluv svagr (TV Mini-Series)
Muzícek
- Britva (1996) ... Muzícek
 1995 How to Deserve a Princess
Painter
 1995 Revenge
Director
 1994 Joint Venture
Adamec
 1993 Vsetko co mam rad
Vasek
 1993 The Little Apocalypse
Stan
 1992 Das lange Gespräch mit dem Vogel (TV Movie)
Director
 1991 The Elementary School
Gynecologist
 1990 Praski student (TV Mini-Series) (1990)
 1990 Zvlástní bytosti
Slovácek
 1990 Nezny barbar
Doctor
 1990 Larks on a String
Convict (uncredited)
 1990 Zvonokosy (TV Movie)
Vincek
 1989 Stvorení sveta (TV Movie)
Buh
 1988 Dámská jízda (TV Movie)
 1987 Run, He Is Coming!
Vet
 1985 Albert (TV Movie)
Officer
 1985 Fandy, ó Fandy
Ing. Ruzicka
 1984 Felhöjáték
Dr. György Rácz
 1983 Srdecny pozdrav ze zemekoule
Dr. Jánský
 1982 Ferat Vampire
Dr. Marek
 1982 Szívzür
Demeter
 1982 Svédská zápalka (TV Movie)
Psekov
 1981 Bulldogs and Cherries
Císník
 1981 Tale of the Little Quarter (TV Movie)
 1980 Koportos
A pap
 1979 Every Wednesday
János - államtitkár
 1979 Those Wonderful Movie Cranks
Kolenatý
 1978 The Woman Across the Way
Mann im Trenchcoat
 1977 Modrá planeta
Ing. Pavlík
 1977 The Apple Game
MUDr. Josef John
 1972 Straw Hat
Singer Nissardi
 1970 Nevesta
 1969 The Cremator
Dvorák
 1968 Capricious Summer
Arnostek (tightrope walker)
 1968 Dita Saxová
Herbert Lagus
 1967 Hotel for Strangers
Pot-boy
 1966 Flám
Brýlatý mladík
 1966 Closely Watched Trains
Dr. Brabec (uncredited)
 1966 Volejte Martina
Strázmistr VB
 1966 Searching
Dohnal
 1966 Pearls of the Deep
Bicyclist (segment "Smrt pana Baltazara")
 1965 If a Thousand Clarinets
Deserter Schulze
 1964 Place in the Crowd
Tajemník CSM Bohous (segment "Jak se kalí ocel")
 1964 Courage for Every Day
Jarduv kolega
 1964 Obzalovany
Verteidiger
 1962 Strop (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He and Jan Kacer directed Niccolo Macchiavelli's play, "Mandragola," Alena Vostra's play, "Whose Turn Next?," and Nikolai Gogol's play, "The Government Inspector," in a Cinoherni Klub of Prague production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England.

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Personal Quote:

[on comedies] Good comedy should be about serious things. If you start to talk about serious things too seriously, you end up being ridiculous. See more »

Trivia:

His film Closely Watched Trains (1966) (Closely Watched Trains) won an Academy Award. See more »

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