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Milos Forman (1932–2018)


Milos Forman was born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, to Anna (Svabova), who ran a summer hotel, and Rudolf Forman, a professor. During World War II, his parents were taken away by the Nazis, after being accused of participating in the underground resistance. His father died in Buchenwald and his mother died in Auschwitz, and Milos ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 43 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Amadeus Director
(1984)
Hair Director
(1979)

Filmography

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 2007 Semafor: Nejvetsí hity 2 (Video) (videos "Rekomando blues", "Ty jsi ta nejkrásnejsí krajina, co znám", "Ty jsi ta nejkrásnejsí krajina, co znám /parody/", "Já kolem tebe chtel bych krouzit")
 2006 Goya's Ghosts
 1989 Valmont
 1984 Amadeus
 1981 Ragtime
 1979 Hair
 1973 Visions of Eight (Documentary) (segment "The Decathlon")
 1971 I Miss Sonia Henie (Short)
 1971 Taking Off
 1966 A Well Paid Walk (TV Movie)
 1964 Black Peter
 1964 Audition (Documentary)
 1964 If Only They Ain't Had Them Bands (Documentary short)
 1960 Laterna magika II (Documentary)
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Other Works:

He directed the revue, "Magic Lantern," from Czechoslovakia at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Irena Kacirkova and Sylva Danickova in the cast. Alfred Radok, Jan Rohac, Vladimir Svitacek, and Wendy Toye were directors. Zdenek Mahler was artistic director. Josef Svoboda was scenic designer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some scenes have to be done exactly as they are written in the scripts because otherwise the pace would suffer, like that. But then there are scenes which allow a space for improvisation and then I like to encourage improvisation, but you have to always have exact script because 90% of improvisation is usually very boring, unusable. But the 10% or even less, even if you have 1%, you can get such ... See more »

Trivia:

He was the first choice of screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and original producer Irwin Winkler to direct Basic Instinct (1992). Forman liked the script and was interested in directing the film but Carolco, who had paid a record $3m for the script, made a deal with Paul Verhoeven to direct. See more »

Trademark:

Bio-pics about unlovable celebrities (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Larry Flynt, Andy Kaufman) See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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