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1. Herbert Lom Herbert Lom Actor, Spartacus Born September 11, 1917, Herbert Lom made his film debut in the Czech film Zena pod krízem and played supporting and, occasionally, lead roles. His career picked up in the 1940s and he played, among other roles, Napoleon Bonaparte in The Young Mr. Pitt (and, again, in War and Peace). In a rare starring role...
2. Franz Kafka Franz Kafka Writer, The Trial Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke his will and caused insecurity and guilt...
3. Francis Lederer Francis Lederer Actor, Pandora's Box Frantisek Lederer was born on November 6th, 1899, in Czechoslovakia. His father was a leather merchant, and young Frantisek began his working life as a department store delivery boy in Prague. He fell in love with acting from a young age, and was soon on stage touring Moravia and then all over Central Europe with people like Peter Lorre...
4. Jarmila Novotna Jarmila Novotna Actress, The Search
5. Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch Actor, The Third Man
6. Lída Baarová Lída Baarová Actress, I Vitelloni
7. Carl Lamac Carl Lamac Director, Bílý ráj
8. Gustav Machatý Gustav Machatý Director, Ecstasy Gustav Machatý was born on May 9, 1901 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now the Czech Republic). His first experience with the motion picture industry was playing piano at movie theaters, accompanying silent pictures. In 1917, he made his debut as an actor. In the early 1920s, he emigrated to the United States...
9. Otto Heller Otto Heller Cinematographer, The Ladykillers Pioneering Czech cinematographer Ota (later anglicised to 'Otto') Heller started as a cinema usher and then worked as a projectionist at a cinema in Prague. He first came to prominence as a military reporter and cameraman on the Italian Front during World War I and was subsequently involved in filming the funeral of Emperor Franz Josef...
10. Rainer Maria Rilke Rainer Maria Rilke Writer, Ana Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Prague on the 4th of December 1878 as the son of a military man working with railroads. After he visited a military Upper School he tried to avoid the army and did the preparations for the final exams and the final exams in private. He went to university to study literature and art...
11. Hana Maria Pravda Hana Maria Pravda Actress, The Man Who Cried
12. Otto Lederer Otto Lederer Actor, The Jazz Singer
13. Karel Steklý Karel Steklý Writer, Dobrý voják Svejk
14. Rudolf Friml Rudolf Friml Soundtrack, Chinatown Composer, songwriter ("Donkey Serenade", "Song of the Vagabonds") and pianist, educated at the Prague Conservatory and a music student of Anton Dvorak and Jiranek. He toured Europe as a concert pianist with violinist Jan Kubelik, and then toured America in 1901 and 1906. In 1912 he replaced Victor Herbert as the composer of the score for the Broadway musical "The Firefly"...
15. Lyda Salmonova Lyda Salmonova Actress, The Golem
16. Franz Werfel Franz Werfel Writer, The Song of Bernadette
17. Jirí Weiss Jirí Weiss Director, Martha et moi
18. Josef Rovenský Josef Rovenský Actor, Diary of a Lost Girl
19. Oldrich Nový Oldrich Nový Actor, Christian
20. Jaroslav Hasek Jaroslav Hasek Writer, The Good Soldier Schweik
21. Olga Engl Olga Engl Actress, Phantom
22. Julius Fucík Julius Fucík Soundtrack, Big Fish
23. Eva Svobodová Eva Svobodová Actress, Dobrý voják Svejk
24. Theodor Pistek Theodor Pistek Actor, Skola základ zivota
25. Jaroslav Marvan Jaroslav Marvan Actor, Angel in the Mountains
26. Karl Anton Karl Anton Director, You Only You
27. Stanislav Neumann Stanislav Neumann Actor, The Proud Princess
28. Frantisek Cerný Frantisek Cerný Actor, There Once Was a King...
29. Leopold Kramer Leopold Kramer Actor, Ecstasy
30. Martin Fric Martin Fric Director, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
31. Josef Hlinomaz Josef Hlinomaz Actor, Dobrý voják Svejk
32. Václav Binovec Václav Binovec Director, Za svobodu národa
33. Maria Eis Maria Eis Actress, Wienerinnen
34. Jára Kohout Jára Kohout Actor, Vy neznáte Alberta?
35. Rudolf Deyl Rudolf Deyl Actor, Lemonade Joe
36. Jirí Hron Jirí Hron Actor, Vendelínuv ocistec a ráj
37. Bedrich Prokos Bedrich Prokos Actor, Ball Lightning
38. Nora Stallich Nora Stallich Actor, Pobocník jeho výsosti
39. Bohumil Vávra Bohumil Vávra Actor, Dein unbekannter Bruder
40. Hans Burger Hans Burger Director, Crisis
41. Václav Voska Václav Voska Actor, Mord in Frankfurt
42. Willy Haas Willy Haas Writer, The Burning Soil
43. Walter Müller Walter Müller Actor, Die Frau meiner Träume
44. Milka Balek-Brodská Milka Balek-Brodská Actress, Perníková chaloupka
45. Arnost Grund Arnost Grund Director, Mokra pustolovina
46. Jirí Steimar Jirí Steimar Actor, Svetlo jeho ocí
47. Jirí Krejcík Jirí Krejcík Director, Higher Principle Mr Krejcik made over 20 films in a career that began in 1947. His best known films include the 1960 WWII drama Higher Principle, the biographical film about the singer Ema Destinova entitled The Divine Ema, as well as a number of comedies. Jirí Krejcík received the Czech Lion film award for lifetime achievement...
48. Frantisek Smolík Frantisek Smolík Actor, Higher Principle
49. Natasa Gollová Natasa Gollová Actress, The Blue Star Hotel
50. Borivoj Zeman Borivoj Zeman Director, There Once Was a King...
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