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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. 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. Lída Baarová Lída Baarová Actress, I Vitelloni
4. 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...
5. Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch Actor, The Third Man
6. Hana Maria Pravda Hana Maria Pravda Actress, The Man Who Cried
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. Jarmila Novotna Jarmila Novotna Actress, The Search
9. 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...
10. Jirí Weiss Jirí Weiss Director, Martha et moi
11. Carl Lamac Carl Lamac Director, Bílý ráj
12. Lyda Salmonova Lyda Salmonova Actress, The Golem
13. 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...
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. Martin Fric Martin Fric Director, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
16. 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...
17. Aliza Sommer-Herz Aliza Sommer-Herz Self, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
18. Arnost Grund Arnost Grund Director, Mokra pustolovina
19. Karel Steklý Karel Steklý Writer, Dobrý voják Svejk
20. 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...
21. Jarmila Horáková Jarmila Horáková Actress, Paní Katynka z Vajecného trhu
22. Karl Anton Karl Anton Director, You Only You
23. Josef Rovenský Josef Rovenský Actor, Diary of a Lost Girl
24. Olga Engl Olga Engl Actress, Phantom
25. Betty Kysilková Betty Kysilková Actress, Funebrák
26. Franz Werfel Franz Werfel Writer, The Song of Bernadette
27. Paul Lewitt Paul Lewitt Actor, Jacob the Liar
28. Bohus Záhorský Bohus Záhorský Actor, Lemonade Joe
29. Franz Schulz Franz Schulz Writer, Midnight
30. Jirina Sejbalová Jirina Sejbalová Actress, Vlcí jáma
31. Jan Krízenecký Jan Krízenecký Director, Dostavenícko ve mlýnici
32. Zita Kabátová Zita Kabátová Actress, Autumn Spring
33. Josef Hlinomaz Josef Hlinomaz Actor, Dobrý voják Svejk
34. Oldrich Nový Oldrich Nový Actor, Christian
35. Natasa Gollová Natasa Gollová Actress, The Blue Star Hotel
36. Jaroslav Hasek Jaroslav Hasek Writer, The Good Soldier Schweik
37. Bohumil Vávra Bohumil Vávra Actor, Dein unbekannter Bruder
38. Willy Haas Willy Haas Writer, Der brennende Acker
39. Jan Masaryk Jan Masaryk Actor, It Started at Midnight
40. Vladimír Hlavatý Vladimír Hlavatý Actor, Lost People
41. Hana Vítová Hana Vítová Actress, Nocní motýl
42. Rudolf Deyl Rudolf Deyl Actor, Lemonade Joe
43. Frantisek Smolík Frantisek Smolík Actor, Higher Principle
44. Ruzena Maturová Ruzena Maturová Actress, Babicka
45. Miroslav Innemann Miroslav Innemann Actor, Cholera v Praze
46. Leopolda Dostalová Leopolda Dostalová Actress, Jestráb kontra Hrdlicka
47. Jaroslav Marvan Jaroslav Marvan Actor, Angel in the Mountains
48. Maria Eis Maria Eis Actress, Wienerinnen
49. Marie Vásová Marie Vásová Actress, The King's Baker and the Baker's King
50. Milka Balek-Brodská Milka Balek-Brodská Actress, Perníková chaloupka
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