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George Voskovec (1905–1981)


Founded Czech avantgarde theatre and film group 'Osvobozene divadlo' with actor Jan Werich in 1927. Affiliated with the Poetist movement (Karel Teige). Made succesfull comedy shows with political themes. Voskovec left Czechoslovakia after the German invasion, 1938/39 and emigrated to the US. See full bio »

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 1982 Barbarosa
Herman Pahmeyer
 1971-1980 Great Performances (TV Series)
Willie / Gus
- Samuel Beckett's Happy Days (1980) ... Willie (as Jiri Voskovec)
- Paradise Lost (1971) ... Gus
 1980 Happy Days (TV Movie)
Willie
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Goldstein
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Mr. Goldstein
 1978 The Nativity (TV Movie)
Joachim
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Lehman
- Round Up the Usual Suspects (1976) ... Lehman
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
Father Harabidian
- Follow the Yellow Brick Road (1976) ... Father Harabidian
 1973-1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Durkin / Norman Cargill
- How to Steal a Masterpiece (1974) ... Durkin
- The Finishing Touch (1973) ... Norman Cargill
 1974 Nicky's World (TV Movie)
Paul Kaminios
 1974 Man on a Swing
Dr. Nicholas Holnar
 1972 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Angus Ferguson
- The Year of the Locusts (1972) ... Angus Ferguson
 1972 Particular Men (TV Movie)
Dr. Alborg
 1966-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Dr. Holman / George Havelik
- The Hunters (1972) ... George Havelik
- The Defector: Part 2 (1966) ... Dr. Holman
- The Defector: Part 1 (1966) ... Dr. Holman
 1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Emil Gadsen
- Image (1972) ... Emil Gadsen
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Niles
- Cold Trail (1971) ... Niles
 1968 The Boston Strangler
Peter Hurkos
 1968 I Spy (TV Series)
Hasel
- The Spy Business (1968) ... Hasel
 1967 The Unvanquished (TV Movie)
Eleazar
 1967 Beyond the Mountains
Doctor
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Colonel Zabian
- Flight from Tirana: Part 1 (1967) ... Colonel Zabian
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Corbin Claybrooke
- The Hands of Corbin Claybrooke (1966) ... Corbin Claybrooke
 1966 Mister Buddwing
Shabby Old Man
 1966 Seaway (TV Series)
Nielsen
- Port of Call: Paradise (1966) ... Nielsen
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Nicolas Yellich / Nicolas Vellich
- The Jones Boys (1965) ... Nicolas Yellich
- We're Not Coming Back (1965) ... Nicolas Vellich
 1964/I Hamlet
Player King
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
George Kazar
- A Circle of Strangers (1964) ... George Kazar
 1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Father Boucard
- The Hell Walkers (1964) ... Father Boucard
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Max Bodin
- Bloodline (1964) ... Max Bodin
 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Dr. Leo Ladzlow / Louis Astor
- The Secret (1964) ... Dr. Leo Ladzlow
- The Hickory Indian (1962) ... Louis Astor
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Bensinger
- Two Is the Number (1964) ... Dr. Bensinger
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Professor Kuhn
- Never Turn Your Back on a Friend (1964) ... Professor Kuhn
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Prof. Thielman
- A Hall Full of Strangers (1963) ... Prof. Thielman
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Barbirelli
- Express Stop from Lenox Avenue (1963) ... Barbirelli
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Professor Olafson
- Chain Reaction (1963) ... Professor Olafson
 1961-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Charles Tarasovich / Herman Kihn
- An Eye for an Eye (1963) ... Charles Tarasovich
- The Masterpiece (1961) ... Herman Kihn
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. Charles Hodiak
- Something of Importance (1962) ... Dr. Charles Hodiak
 1962 Arsenic & Old Lace (TV Movie)
Dr. Herman Einstein
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Willy Brower
- The Manipulator: Raymond Cruz (1962) ... Willy Brower
 1961-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Jack Selken / Prof. Johann von Bunow
- The Night the Saints Lost Their Halos (1962) ... Jack Selken
- The Deadly Guinea Pig (1961) ... Prof. Johann von Bunow
 1960 The Emperor's Clothes (TV Movie)
Elek Odry
 1960 BUtterfield 8
Dr. Tredman
 1960 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Stanley Kay
- Swinging Long Hair (1960) ... Stanley Kay
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Elek Odry
- The Emperor's Clothes (1960) ... Elek Odry
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Anton Radek
- Sparks from a Dead Fire (1959) ... Anton Radek
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Carapoco
- 30 Pieces of Silver (1959) ... Mr. Carapoco
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Steve Pandish
- The Velvet Alley (1959) ... Steve Pandish
 1958 Wind Across the Everglades
Aaron Nathanson
 1958 The Bravados
Gus Steimmetz
 1955-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Angry Harvest (1958) ... (as Jiri Voskovec)
 1957 The 27th Day
Prof. Klaus Bechner
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Brack
- Hedda Gabler (1957) ... Brack
 1954-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mr. Kovac / Juror #11 / Zarodin
- The Drop of a Hat (1956) ... Mr. Kovac
- Twelve Angry Men (1954) ... Juror #11
- The Expendables (1954) ... Zarodin
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Conspiracy of Hearts (1956) ... (as Jiri Voskovec)
 1955 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- I Was Accused (1955)
 1954-1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Autumn Crocus (1954)
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Max
- A Man with a Vengeance (1955) ... Max
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Thunder Rock (1955)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Police Imspector
- Reunion in Vienna (1955) ... Police Imspector
 1954-1955 Danger (TV Series)
- Silent Mutiny (1955)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
General Von Steuben
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Brankovic
- Goodbye... But It Doesn't Go Away (1954) ... Mr. Brankovic
 1952 Affair in Trinidad
Doctor Franz Huebling
 1952 Anything Can Happen
Pavli
 1937 The World Is Ours
Camlet (as Jirí Voskovec)
 1934 Workers, Let's Go
Filip Kornet, shuffer (as Jiri Voskovec)
 1932 Powder and Petrol
Driver
 1932 Your Money or Your Life
Pepík (aka Jirí Voskovec)
 1929 Paní Katynka z Vajecného trhu
Iskariot (as Petr Dolan)
 1926 Pohádka máje
Rísa (as Petr Dolan)
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Stage: Appeared in "Hamlet" on Broadway. Directed by John Gielgud. See more »

Alternate Names:

Petr Dolan | Jiri Voskovec | Jirí Voskovec | Wookovec
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