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1. Herbert Lom Herbert Lom Actor, Spartacus Herbert Lom was born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich Schluderpacheru on September 11, 1917. He has had an interesting film career, playing "Napoleon Bonaparte" in The Young Mr. Pitt, "The Phantom" (Professor L. Petrie) in The Phantom of the Opera, "Professor Abraham Van Helsing" in Count Dracula and even "Captain Nemo in Mysterious Island...
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. Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch Actor, The Third Man
5. Hana Maria Pravda Hana Maria Pravda Actress, The Man Who Cried
6. Lída Baarová Lída Baarová Actress, I Vitelloni
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. Jarmila Novotna Jarmila Novotna Actress, The Search
10. Martin Fric Martin Fric Director, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
11. 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"...
12. Lyda Salmonova Lyda Salmonova Actress, The Golem
13. Jaroslav Marvan Jaroslav Marvan Actor, Angel in the Mountains
14. Otto Lederer Otto Lederer Actor, The Jazz Singer
15. 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...
16. Jaroslav Hasek Jaroslav Hasek Writer, The Good Soldier Schweik
17. Jirí Weiss Jirí Weiss Director, Martha et moi
18. Frantisek Smolík Frantisek Smolík Actor, Higher Principle
19. Zita Kabátová Zita Kabátová Actress, Autumn Spring
20. Jan Pivec Jan Pivec Actor, Focus, Please!
21. Karel Steklý Karel Steklý Writer, Dobrý voják Svejk
22. Jaro Fürth Jaro Fürth Actor, Diary of a Lost Girl
23. Josef Hlinomaz Josef Hlinomaz Actor, Dobrý voják Svejk
24. Erna Zenísková Erna Zenísková Actress, Prazské svadlenky
25. Franz Schulz Franz Schulz Writer, Midnight
26. Karl Anton Karl Anton Director, Peter Voss, der Millionendieb
27. Borivoj Zeman Borivoj Zeman Director, Once Upon a Time, There Was a King...
28. Sasa Rasilov Sasa Rasilov Actor, I'll Be Right Over
29. Oldrich Nový Oldrich Nový Actor, Christian
30. Carl Lamac Carl Lamac Director, Bílý ráj
31. Ella Nollová Ella Nollová Actress, The Poacher's Foster Daughter or Noble Millionaire
32. 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...
33. Franz Werfel Franz Werfel Writer, The Song of Bernadette
34. Olga Engl Olga Engl Actress, Eine Nacht an der Donau
35. Eman Fiala Eman Fiala Actor, Lemonade Joe
36. Josef Rovenský Josef Rovenský Actor, Diary of a Lost Girl
37. Hans Krása Hans Krása Soundtrack, Last Dance
38. Eva Vrchlická Eva Vrchlická Actress, Yorickova lebka
39. Jan Snízek Jan Snízek Writer, Reka Jan Snizek Bio by Paul A. Snizek, son Jan Snizek was born December 28, 1904 in Praha (Prague), a son of Antonin and Emmanuela, nee Perova. Her was an engineer by training, a playwright by choice. Even though he had built numerous roads and bridges in the Czech Republic, he was always drawn to the stage...
40. R.A. Strejka R.A. Strejka Actor, Prosím, pane profesore!
41. Vladimír Hlavatý Vladimír Hlavatý Actor, Lost People
42. Hans Burger Hans Burger Director, Crisis
43. Hana Vítová Hana Vítová Actress, Nocní motýl
44. Marie Blazková Marie Blazková Actress, U pokladny stál
45. Antonie Nedosinská Antonie Nedosinská Actress, Studentská máma
46. Natasa Gollová Natasa Gollová Actress, The Blue Star Hotel
47. Jirí Hron Jirí Hron Actor, Vendelínuv ocistec a ráj
48. Frantisek Roland Frantisek Roland Actor, Muzi nestárnou
49. Ferenc Futurista Ferenc Futurista Actor, Za oponou smrti
50. Frantisek Cerný Frantisek Cerný Actor, Once Upon a Time, There Was a King...
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