Birth Place Matching "Czechoslovakia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ivan Reitman
Producer | Up in the Air
Ivan Reitman, as a producer and director, has created many of American cinema's most successful and best loved feature film comedies and has worked with Hollywood's acting elite. Reitman has produced such hits as the ground-breaking sensation National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), which introduced ...
Actress | Hostel
At the age of 26, the astoundingly beautiful Slovakian actress and model Barbara Nedeljakova achieved cult fame and a large following among male horror fans with the release of Hostel (2005). She studied acting in Prague in the Czech Republic, where she performed at several theaters and also worked...
3. Milos Forman
Director | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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 ...
Actor | The Equalizer
Vladimir Kulich is known for his work in The Equalizer, Vikings, 13th Warrior, Smoking' Aces, Ironclad,The X Files, and as the voice of Ulfric Stormcloak in one of the most successful video games of all time, Skyrim-The Elder Scrolls. He has given memorable performances opposite academy award ...
6. Karel Roden
Actor | RocknRolla
Karel Roden is an internationally known actor who was most recently seen in the United States in director Jaume Collet-Serra's "Orphan," starring Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard, and in Guy Ritchie's "RocknRolla," opposite Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson and Thandie Newton. His work can also be seen ...
Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Karolina Kurkova is a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She has appeared in nine Victoria's Secret Fashion shows between 2000 and 2010 and was named a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2005. She has graced the covers of such notable fashion magazines as Vogue, Elle...
Actress | Her Alibi
Paulina Porizkova was born on April 9, 1965 in Prostejov, Czechoslovakia as Pavlina Porizkova. She is an actress and director, known for Her Alibi (1989), Thursday (1998) and Arizona Dream (1993). She has been married to Ric Ocasek since August 23, 1989. They have two children.
10. Ivana Trump
Actress | The First Wives Club
Ivana Trump was born on February 20, 1949 in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia as Ivana Marie Zelnícková. She is an actress, known for The First Wives Club (1996), Ivana Young Man (2006) and Pan Tau (1970). She was previously married to Rossano Rubicondi, Riccardo Mazzucchelli, Donald Trump and Alfred ...
11. David Nykl
Actor | Stargate: Atlantis
Born in Prague; David arrived in Canada with his parents at the age of two, after the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia. The Nykls arrived in Victoria, BC where his father soon found work as a Structural Engineer and his mother as a Nurse.
David started early as an ...
12. Vera Ralston
Actress | Storm Over Lisbon
After achieving modest fame as an ice skater in her native Czechoslovakia, Vera Hruba was brought to America by Republic Pictures head Herbert J. Yates, who hoped to turn her into the next Sonja Henie. After featuring her in several Ice Capades movies, he added "Ralston" to her name and tried to ...
13. Anna Geislerová
Actress | Anthropoid
Born in 1976 in Prague, this prolific actress debuted before the cameras at the early age of 14. Also a top model, Anna Geislerová already has an impressive career behind her (110 films, TV films or series episodes in early 2013!) and has received several awards for her remarkable performances, ...
14. Vica Kerekes
Actress | Szuperbojz
Vica Kerekes (nee eva Kerekes) is a citizen of Slovakia and is a Hungarian actress. She was born in Filakovo (Hungarian: Fulek) and is noted for her various roles in Slovakian, Czech and Hungarian films. She is also famous for her performances on stage.
"Vica" is a nickname widely used by Hungarians...
15. Klára Issová
Actress | Killing Jesus
Klara was born in 1979 in Prague to a Czech mother and a Syrian father. Acting soon proved to be her calling, and she followed her early drama lessons by enrolling at the Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. Her first major role came when she was only 15 in the movie Indianske leto (Indian Summer, 1995),...
16. Barbora Kodetová
Actress | Dune
Barbora Kodetová was born on September 6, 1970 in Prague, Czechoslovakia as Barbara Kodetová. She is an actress and writer, known for Dune (2000), Children of Dune (2003) and Tristan + Isolde (2006). She has been married to Pavel Sporcl since May 1, 2015. They have two children.
17. Petr Jákl
Actor | xXx
Petr Jákl was born on September 14th 1973 in the Czech Republic and got a master degree at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport at the Charles University in Prague. From his childhood Petr devoted himself to sports and he became the Champion of the Czech ...
19. Florence Marly
Actress | Krakatit
Highly alluring Czech-born actress Florence Marly, born on June 2, 1919, initially expressed intentions of being an opera singer. At the age of 18, however, she was discovered by the 33-year-old renown French director Pierre Chenal while a student of art and literature at the Sorbonne. Chenal put ...
22. Steve Ihnat
Actor | Countdown
Steve Ihnat was born on August 7, 1934 in Jastrabie, Czechoslovakia as Stefan Ihnat. He was an actor and writer, known for Countdown (1967), The Honkers (1972) and Do Not Throw Cushions Into the Ring (1970). He was married to Sally Carter-Ihnat. He died on May 12, 1972 in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, ...
25. Jan Rubes
Actor | Witness
Jan Rubes was born in Volyne, Czechoslovakia, to Ruzena (Kellnerová) and Jan Rubes. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, Jan Rubes went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his...
26. Tom Stoppard
Writer | Shakespeare in Love
Tom Stoppard was born on July 3, 1937 in Zlín, Czechoslovakia as Tomas Straussler. He is a writer and actor, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Brazil (1985) and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990). He has been married to Sabrina Guinness since 2014. He was previously married to ...
27. Jan Svankmajer
Director | Otesánek
After studying at the Institute of Industrial Arts and the Marionette Faculty of the Prague Academy of Fine Arts in the 1950s, Jan Svankmajer started working as a theatre director, chiefly in association with the Theatre of Masks and the Black Theatre. He first experimented with film-making after ...
29. Adriana Karembeu
Actress | Astérix aux jeux olympiques
Adriana Karembeu was born on September 17, 1971 in Brezno, Czechoslovakia as Adriana Sklenarikova. She is an actress, known for Astérix aux jeux olympiques (2008), 3 petites filles (2004) and Jak básníci neztrácejí nadeji (2004). She has been married to Aram ...
35. Petra Buckova
Actress | Carnival Row
Like many born under communist rule, Petra, a Czechoslovakian child with Slovak-Hungarian roots, grew up in a time of change, so she is used to pushing the boundaries, both professional and personal. In theatre, she has performed in leading roles spanning from classics like Shakespeare's Juliette ...
36. Karel Dobrý
Actor | Mission: Impossible
Czech actor Karel Dobrý, born 1969, has had a varied career on stage and screen. Most American audiences would remember this distinctive, intense actor from his performance in TV's Dune (2000). Karel is a well respected Czech theater actor whose credits include King Lear, Divadelnik, Ivanov and ...
37. Dolly Buster
Actress | Satansweiber
Tall (5'9"), busty, and shapely blonde bombshell Dolly Buster was born Katja-Nora Bochnickova on October 23, 1969 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Buster first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in 1989 and became one of the top stars of European adult cinema by appearing in a slew of X-rated ...
39. Vera Chytilová
Director | Dedictví aneb Kurvahosigutntag
Vera Chytilová was born on February 2, 1929, in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic). She studied philosophy and architecture in Brno for two years, then worked as a technical draftsman, a designer, a fashion model, a photo re-toucher, then worked as a clapper girl for Barrandov Film ...
40. Barbora Bobulova
Actress | Cuore sacro
Born in Martin, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia) in 1974, Barbora Bobulova graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts of Bratislava and briefly studied in New York before moving to Italy in the mid-1990s. Her first major role was in Marco Bellocchio's The Prince of Homburg (1997) but her breakthrough...
43. Jirí Menzel
Director | Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále
Jirí Menzel was born on February 23, 1938 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is an actor and director, known for Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále (2006), Skrivánci na niti (1990) and Shortcuts (1981). He has been married to Olga Menzelová-Kelymanová since 2004.
Actress | La muerte enamorada
Born in the pre-war Prague, young Miroslava Sternova (or simply Miroslava, as she was known in her film career) was brought to Mexico by her parents in the late 30s, leaving her childhood, her native Czechoslovakia and her beloved grandma. After winning a beauty contest in Mexico City, Miroslava ...
50. Candy Alexa
Actress | Bunga Bunga 3D
Buxom and shapely 5'5" brunette Candy Alexa was born on July 20, 1987 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Alexa first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in 2008; she has appeared in X-rated features for such notable companies as Private, Evil Angel, 21 Sextury, Harmony Films, and New Sensations....