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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. Lída Baarová Lída Baarová Actress, I Vitelloni
6. Carl Lamac Carl Lamac Director, Bílý ráj
7. 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...
8. Jirí Weiss Jirí Weiss Director, Martha et moi
9. Jarmila Novotna Jarmila Novotna Actress, The Search
10. Hana Maria Pravda Hana Maria Pravda Actress, The Man Who Cried
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Martin Fric Martin Fric Director, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
15. 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"...
16. Lyda Salmonova Lyda Salmonova Actress, The Golem
17. Franz Werfel Franz Werfel Writer, The Song of Bernadette
18. Zita Kabátová Zita Kabátová Actress, Autumn Spring
19. Karl Anton Karl Anton Director, You Only You
20. Frantisek Smolík Frantisek Smolík Actor, Higher Principle
21. Borivoj Zeman Borivoj Zeman Director, There Once Was a King...
22. Olga Engl Olga Engl Actress, Phantom
23. Hana Vítová Hana Vítová Actress, Nocní motýl
24. Karel Steklý Karel Steklý Writer, Dobrý voják Svejk
25. Josef Rovenský Josef Rovenský Actor, Diary of a Lost Girl
26. Jaroslav Marvan Jaroslav Marvan Actor, Angel in the Mountains
27. Rudolf Deyl Rudolf Deyl Actor, Lemonade Joe
28. Natasa Gollová Natasa Gollová Actress, The Blue Star Hotel
29. Theodor Pistek Theodor Pistek Actor, Skola základ zivota
30. Jaroslav Hasek Jaroslav Hasek Writer, The Good Soldier Schweik
31. Oldrich Nový Oldrich Nový Actor, Christian
32. Frantisek Cerný Frantisek Cerný Actor, There Once Was a King...
33. Jan Pivec Jan Pivec Actor, Focus, Please!
34. Vladimír Hlavatý Vladimír Hlavatý Actor, Lost People
35. Milka Balek-Brodská Milka Balek-Brodská Actress, Perníková chaloupka
36. Bohus Záhorský Bohus Záhorský Actor, Lemonade Joe
37. Ella Sárková Ella Sárková Actress, Powder and Petrol
38. Jaromíra Pacová Jaromíra Pacová Actress, U peti veverek
39. Max Urban Max Urban Director, Idyla ze staré Prahy
40. Gabriela Bártlová Gabriela Bártlová Actress, Odplata
41. Stanislav Neumann Stanislav Neumann Actor, The Proud Princess
42. Sasa Rasilov Sasa Rasilov Actor, I'll Be Right Over
43. Cenek Slégl Cenek Slégl Actor, Ulice zpívá
44. Milos Havel Milos Havel Writer, Prazstí Adamité In the 19th century, the Havels had a big mill in Prague but by the time Milos Havel was born on 3rd November 1899 it was long gone. His father, ing. Vacslav Havel (1861-1921), was a businessman, a builder, well connected to a number of leading members of Czech society of his day. He was also the financial director of the National Theatre in Prague...
45. Milena Jesenska Milena Jesenska Writer, Nu devant un fantôme
46. Maria Eis Maria Eis Actress, Wienerinnen
47. Franz Schulz Franz Schulz Writer, Midnight
48. Jan S. Kolár Jan S. Kolár Actor, Zpev zlata
49. Rudolf Deyl Rudolf Deyl Actor, Dva týdny stestí
50. Marie Vásová Marie Vásová Actress, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
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