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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 Habermann (2010), Beauty and the Beast (1978) and The Cremator (1969). 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

Habermann Director
(2010)
(1978)
The Cremator Director
(1969)
Darkness Director
(2009)

Filmography

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 2014 Slovensko 2.0
 2010 Habermann
 2009 Darkness
 2009 A Girl and a Magician (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 Blboun (TV Movie)
 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)
 1988 Liebe ist stärker als der Tod (TV Movie)
 1987 Gagman (TV Series)
 1982 Ferat Vampire
 1973 A Touch of a Butterfly (TV Movie)
 1973 Rambling Engelbert (TV Movie)
 1972 Morgiana
 1971 Oil Lamps
 1970 Nightmares (TV Short)
 1970 Sweet Games of Last Summer (TV Movie)
 1969 The Cremator
 1965 The Junk Shop (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unproduced screenplay "Nadsamec" ("Supermale") co-authored with Milos Macourek, based on novel by Alfred Jarry. See more »

Alternate Names:

Georg Herz
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Kulhavý dábel (1968)] We were working on the screenplay, but the administration said that even though it's about a filthy devil everything filthy has to be cut out. Of course, there were supposed to be lots of erotic scenes. After that I just didn't want to make the film anymore. But I was an employee of the film studio Barrandov and they told me that everything is set for the ... See more »

Trivia:

He was considered as director of Revue na zakázku (1982), eventually directed by Zdenek Podskalský. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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