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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. 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...
3. 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...
4. Lída Baarová Lída Baarová Actress, I Vitelloni
5. Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch Actor, The Third Man
6. Hana Maria Pravda Hana Maria Pravda Actress, The Man Who Cried
7. Jirí Weiss Jirí Weiss Director, Martha et moi
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. Martin Fric Martin Fric Director, The Emperor and the Golem
10. Lyda Salmonova Lyda Salmonova Actress, The Golem
11. Carl Lamac Carl Lamac Director, Bílý ráj
12. Jarmila Novotna Jarmila Novotna Actress, The Search
13. Karl Anton Karl Anton Director, Immer nur-Du!
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. Aliza Sommer-Herz Aliza Sommer-Herz Self, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
16. 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...
17. Jirina Stepnicková Jirina Stepnicková Actress, Marysa
18. Josef Rovenský Josef Rovenský Actor, Diary of a Lost Girl
19. Frantisek Smolík Frantisek Smolík Actor, Vyssí princip
20. Olga Engl Olga Engl Actress, Phantom
21. Antonie Nedosinská Antonie Nedosinská Actress, Studentská máma
22. Jaroslav Marvan Jaroslav Marvan Actor, Andel na horách
23. Franz Werfel Franz Werfel Writer, The Song of Bernadette
24. Oldrich Nový Oldrich Nový Actor, Christian
25. Zdena Kavková Zdena Kavková Actress, Lásky Kacenky Strnadové
26. 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...
27. Jan Stallich Jan Stallich Cinematographer, Ecstasy
28. Suzanne Marwille Suzanne Marwille Actress, Devce z Podskalí
29. Bohus Záhorský Bohus Záhorský Actor, Lemonade Joe
30. Zita Kabátová Zita Kabátová Actress, Babí léto
31. Mary Jansová Mary Jansová Actress, Devce z hor
32. Theodor Pistek Theodor Pistek Actor, Skola základ zivota
33. Leo Perutz Leo Perutz Writer, ...nur ein Komödiant
34. Jirí Krejcík Jirí Krejcík Director, Vyssí princip 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...
35. Jan Pivec Jan Pivec Actor, Príbeh dusickový
36. Otto Lederer Otto Lederer Actor, The Jazz Singer
37. Karel Hasler Karel Hasler Actor, Ceské hrady a zámky
38. Jan Richter Jan Richter Actor, The Last Bohemian
39. Olga Augustová Olga Augustová Actress, Poslední polibek
40. Karel Steklý Karel Steklý Writer, Dobrý voják Svejk
41. Václav Wasserman Václav Wasserman Writer, Workers, Let's Go
42. Meda Valentová Meda Valentová Actress, Business Under Distress
43. Rudolf Deyl Rudolf Deyl Actor, Lemonade Joe
44. Paul Schiller Paul Schiller Writer, Aufruhr des Blutes
45. Hana Vítová Hana Vítová Actress, Nocní motýl
46. Jirina Sejbalová Jirina Sejbalová Actress, Vlcí jáma
47. Jindrich Fiala Jindrich Fiala Actor, Proc se nesmejes
48. Borivoj Zeman Borivoj Zeman Director, There Once Was a King...
49. Jan S. Kolár Jan S. Kolár Actor, Zpev zlata
50. Bela Horská Bela Horská Actress, Tam na horách
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