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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. Carl Lamac Carl Lamac Director, Bílý ráj
7. 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...
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. 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...
10. Hana Maria Pravda Hana Maria Pravda Actress, The Man Who Cried
11. Martin Fric Martin Fric Director, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
12. Olga Engl Olga Engl Actress, Phantom
13. Aliza Sommer-Herz Aliza Sommer-Herz Self, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
14. Oldrich Nový Oldrich Nový Actor, Christian
15. Franz Werfel Franz Werfel Writer, The Song of Bernadette
16. Jirí Weiss Jirí Weiss Director, Martha et moi
17. Karl Anton Karl Anton Director, You Only You
18. Karel Steklý Karel Steklý Writer, Dobrý voják Svejk
19. 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...
20. 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"...
21. Jarmila Novotna Jarmila Novotna Actress, The Search
22. Jan S. Kolár Jan S. Kolár Actor, Zpev zlata
23. Lyda Salmonova Lyda Salmonova Actress, The Golem
24. Václav Wasserman Václav Wasserman Writer, Workers, Let's Go
25. Sylvester Wiere Sylvester Wiere Actor, Camping Trip Sylvester Wiere was born in Prague, in 1910, into a family having a long tradition in show business. He was the youngest of three brothers. In 1922, at the age of twelve, he and his brothers, Herbert Wiere and Harry Wiere, formed The Wiere Brothers comedy act and began performing in theatres and on stages...
26. Bohus Záhorský Bohus Záhorský Actor, Lemonade Joe
27. Frantisek Langer Frantisek Langer Writer, Velbloud uchem jehly
28. Betty Kysilková Betty Kysilková Actress, Funebrák
29. Jaroslav Marvan Jaroslav Marvan Actor, Angel in the Mountains
30. Leopold Kramer Leopold Kramer Actor, Ecstasy
31. Theodor Pistek Theodor Pistek Actor, Skola základ zivota
32. Maria Eis Maria Eis Actress, Wienerinnen
33. Josef Rovenský Josef Rovenský Actor, Diary of a Lost Girl
34. Jaroslav Hasek Jaroslav Hasek Writer, The Good Soldier Schweik
35. Borivoj Zeman Borivoj Zeman Director, There Once Was a King...
36. Cenek Slégl Cenek Slégl Actor, Ulice zpívá
37. Stepán Kopecký Stepán Kopecký Art Director, Skola základ zivota
38. Josef Oliak Josef Oliak Actor, Babinský
39. Olga Augustová Olga Augustová Actress, Poslední polibek
40. Wolfgang Neff Wolfgang Neff Director, Nat Pinkerton im Kampf, 1. Teil - Das Ende des Artisten Bartolini
41. Zdena Kavková Zdena Kavková Actress, Lásky Kacenky Strnadové
42. Rudolf Deyl Rudolf Deyl Actor, Dva týdny stestí
43. Marie Vásová Marie Vásová Actress, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
44. Frantisek Smolík Frantisek Smolík Actor, Higher Principle
45. Jaroslav Blazek Jaroslav Blazek Cinematographer, A zivot jde dál
46. Antonín Fric Antonín Fric Actor, Sest musketýru
47. Frantisek Cerný Frantisek Cerný Actor, There Once Was a King...
48. Jan Pivec Jan Pivec Actor, Príbeh dusickový
49. Miroslav Innemann Miroslav Innemann Actor, Cholera v Praze
50. Mána Zenísková Mána Zenísková Actress, Takový je zivot
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