Birth Place Matching "Czech Republic" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Casino Royale
Stunningly beautiful and charismatic blonde Barbara Bouchet was born Barbel Goutscherola on August 15th, 1943 in Liberec, Czechoslovakia, known as Reichenberg, during the German occupation. Her father, Fritz, was a war photographer.
Her family was forced to leave the country when Barbara was a ...
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 ...
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 ...
6. Herbert Lom
Actor | The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Herbert Lom was born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich Schluderpacheru on September 11, 1917. He made his film debut in the Czech film Woman Below the Cross (1937) and played supporting and, occasionally, lead roles. His career picked up in the 1940s and he played, among other roles, Napoleon ...
7. 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...
9. 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, he 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 early ...
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), Pan Tau (1970) and Ivana Trump's For Love Alone (1996). She was previously married to Rossano Rubicondi, Riccardo Mazzucchelli, Donald Trump ...
11. David Nykl
Actor | Stargate: Atlantis
Prague born, Vancouver native, David Nykl arrived in Canada at age two when his family immigrated from Czechoslovakia after the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia.
David started early as an actor in Vancouver: community theatre, small TV parts, and classes in dance and ...
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. 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), Tristan & Isolde (2006) and Children of Dune (2003). She has been married to Pavel Sporcl since May 1, 2015. They have two children.
14. 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 ...
15. Sigmund Freud
Writer | The Ego and the Id
Austrian neurologist and 'father of psychoanalysis'. Freud was born to Jacob Freud, a Jewish wool merchant, and Amalia (neé Nathansohn). The family settled in Vienna when Freud was young. In 1873 he started medicine at the University of Vienna, at which time he adopted the shortened form of his ...
17. George Voskovec
Actor | 12 Angry Men
Czech actor/producer/director/author George Voskovec was born Jirí Wachsmann on June 19, 1905, the son of Jirina Valentina Marie (nee Pinkasová) and Vilem Eduard Voskovec (Wachsmann). His ancestry was Czech, German, and French. Prior to George's birth, the spelling of the family name was Vaksman (...
18. Dagmar Lassander
Actress | Shark: Rosso nell'oceano
Dagmar Lassander was born on June 16, 1943 in Prague, Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia as Dagmar Regine Hader. She is an actress, known for Devil Fish (1984), Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970) and I racconti fantastici di Edgar Allan Poe (1979).
19. 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 producer, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Brazil (1985) and Anna Karenina (2012). He has been married to Sabrina Guinness since 2014. He was previously married to Miriam Stoppard and Jose ...
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 ...
21. 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 ...
22. Karel Dobrý
Actor | Mission: Impossible
Karel Dobry, born 1969, is an award winning Czech film and stage actor. He has been critically acclaimed for his portrayals of complex characters. Karel was awarded the Czech Lion in 2019 for best leading actor. He was raised in Prague and spent part of his childhood in Syria. He is fluent in ...
26. 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 ...
28. 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, ...
29. 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),...
30. Lída Baarová
Actress | Die Fledermaus
Lída Baarová was born on September 14, 1914 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Ludmila Babková. She was an actress, known for Die Fledermaus (1937), Jsem devce s certem v tele (1933) and Virginity (1937). She was married to Kurt Lundwall and Jan Kopecky. She died on October 28, 2000 in Salzburg...
31. Tereza Voriskova
Actress | Missing
Tereza Voriskova is a Czech actress. She has played in more than thirty films and series for Czech and international productions; e.g. in director Steve Shil's US series The Missing, starring Ashley Judd, Sean Bean and Cliff Curtis; in Paul Donova's Canadian series Clay's P.O.V., starring Guy ...
33. Ladislav Beran
While studying in Prague, Ladislav turned out to be a brilliant dancer and choreographer. After appearing various dancing shows, musicals and stage plays since 1991, he made the step to acting and choreographing zombie-, dancing- and animal movements in movies.
In 2001 he had his first big project ...
34. Karel Reisz
Director | Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Karel Reisz was born on July 21, 1926 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and producer, known for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) and Morgan! (1966). He was married to Betsy Blair and Julia Coppard. He died on November 25, 2002 in London, ...
35. Edgar G. Ulmer
Director | The Naked Dawn
Edgar G. Ulmer was born on September 17, 1904 in Olmütz, Moravia, Austria-Hungary as Edgar George Ulmer. He was a director and writer, known for The Naked Dawn (1955), The Black Cat (1934) and Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943). He was married to Shirley Ulmer and Joan Warner. He died on September 30, ...
36. Zora Kerova
Actress | La vera storia della monaca di Monza
Zora Kerova was born on August 11, 1950 in Prague, Czechoslovakia as Zora Ulla Keslerová. She is an actress, known for The True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980), Cannibal Ferox (1981) and Antropophagus (1980). She was previously married to Petr Hapka.
37. Karel Stepanek
Actor | Licensed to Kill
Though born in Czechoslovakia, actor Karel Stepanek was generally regarded as a German actor due to his extensive film work in Germany (as Karl Stepanek) in the years before World War II. Stepanek fled to England in 1940, where, like many European refugee actors, he specialized in portraying ...
38. 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 I Served the King of England (2006), Closely Watched Trains (1966) and Larks on a String (1969). He has been married to Olga Menzelová-Kelymanová since 2004.
40. Francis Lederer
Actor | One Rainy Afternoon
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 ...
41. 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 ...
42. Karel Zeman
Writer | Baron Prásil
Karel Zeman was born on November 3, 1910 in Ostromer u Nové Paky, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962), War of the Fools (1964) and Invention for Destruction (1958). He died on April 5, 1989 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Director | Komödianten
Georg Wilhelm Pabst is considered by many to be the greatest director of German cinema, in his era. He was especially appreciated by actors and actresses for the humane way in which he treated them. This was in contrast to some of his contemporaries, such as Arnold Fanck, who have been ...
47. Dagmar Patrasová
Actress | Arabela se vrací
Dagmar Patrasová was born on April 27, 1956 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She is an actress, known for Arabela se vrací (1993), Besuch bei Van Gogh (1985) and The Great Movie Robbery (1986). She has been married to Felix Slovacek since 1983. They have two children.
Actress | Xia dao lian meng
Martina Navratilova is a retired Czech and American tennis player and coach. In 2005, Tennis magazine selected her as the greatest female tennis player for the years 1965 through 2005.
Navratilova was World No. 1 for a total of 332 weeks in singles, and a record 237 weeks in doubles, making her the ...
50. 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 ...