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Juraj Herz (1934–2018)


Juraj Herz was born on September 4, 1934 in Kezmarok, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and actor, known for Spalovac mrtvol (1969), Beauty and the Beast (1978) and Habermann (2010). He was married to Therese Herz. He died on April 8, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »

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(age 83) in Prague, Czech Republic

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Known For

Spalovac mrtvol
Spalovac mrtvol Director
(1969)
Beauty and the Beast
(1978)
Habermann
Habermann Director
(2010)
T.M.A.
T.M.A. Director
(2009)

Filmography

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 2014 Slovensko 2.0
 2010 Habermann
 2009 T.M.A.
 2009 Dívka a kouzelník (TV Movie)
 2005 Miluj blizniho sveho (TV Movie)
 2004 Tajné sny (TV Movie)
 2004 Cerní baroni (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Zeny a zpev (2004)
- Zabijacka (2004)
- Loucení (2004)
 2001 Cerní andelé (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Experiment (2001)
 1998 Sperling (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sperling und das schlafende Mädchen (1998) ... (as Georg Herz)
 1997 Pasáz
 1995-1996 Maigret (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1993 Vision 2000 (Documentary)
 1991 Die Drahtseilbahn (TV Mini-Series)
 1991 Zabí král
 1988 Liebe ist stärker als der Tod (TV Movie)
 1987 Gagman (TV Series)
 1973 Dotek motýla (TV Movie)
 1973 Toulavy Engelbert (TV Movie)
 1972 Pekar Vilém a slicná Nada (TV Short)
 1972 Morgiana
 1970 Nocní mury (TV Short)
 1970 Sladké hry minulého léta (TV Movie)
 1967 Znamení raka
 1965 Sberné surovosti (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unrealized screenplay "Pozár" ("Conflagration") co-authored with Milos Macourek and Svatopluk Novotný, based on novel by Karel Hynek Mácha. See more »

Alternate Names:

Georg Herz
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Personal Quote:

[on Spalovac mrtvol (1969)] I went to various projections of the film in many different countries, from the Netherlands to Naples, and I was keen to see how the reactions of the audience were completely different in every country. In Prague, people were depressed; in Slovakia, they laughed; in the Netherlands, it was a comedy from the beginning to the end; in Italy, the spectators went from the ... See more »

Trivia:

Father of Michal Herz and Annelie Herz.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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