Birth Place Matching "Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Czech Republic]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. 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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. 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), Virginity (1937) and Jsem devce s certem v tele (1933). She was married to Kurt Lundwall and Jan Kopecky. She died on October 28, 2000 in Salzburg...

4. Franz Kafka

Writer | Le procès

Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke ...

5. Lyda Salmonova

Actress | Der Student von Prag

Lyda Salmonova was born on July 14, 1889 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Student of Prague (1913), Evinrude (1914) and Monna Vanna (1922). She was married to Paul Wegener. She died on November 18, 1968 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

6. Ernst Deutsch

Actor | The Third Man

Ernst Deutsch was born on September 16, 1890 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Ernest Dorian. He was an actor, known for The Third Man (1949), Der Prozeß (1948) and Pique Dame (1918). He was married to Anuschka Fuchs. He died on March 22, 1969 in West Berlin, West Germany.

7. Hana Maria Pravda

Actress | The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Hana Maria Pravda was born on January 29, 1916 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Hana Beck. She was an actress, known for The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Death Wish 3 (1985) and Department S (1969). She was married to George Pravda and Alexandr "Sasha" Munk. She died on May 28, 2008 ...

8. George Pravda

Actor | Thunderball

George Pravda was born on June 19, 1918 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Jirí Pravda. He was an actor, known for Thunderball (1965), The Man in the Mirror (1966) and The Monsters (1962). He was married to Hana Maria Pravda. He died on April 30, 1985 in London, England.

9. Otto Heller

Cinematographer | The Ipcress File

Pioneering Czech cinematographer Ota (later anglicised to 'Otto') Heller started as a cinema usher and then worked as a projectionist at a cinema in Prague. He first came to prominence as a military reporter and cameraman on the Italian Front during World War I and was subsequently involved in ...

10. Natasa Gollová

Actress | Dívka v modrém

Natasa Gollová was born on February 27, 1912 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Natasa Hodácová. She was an actress, known for Dívka v modrém (1940), Rukavicka (1941) and Eva tropí hlouposti (1939). She was married to Karel Konstantin. She died on October 29, 1988 in Prague...

11. Jarmila Novotna

Actress | Die Nacht der großen Liebe

Jarmila Novotna was born on September 23, 1908 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Die Nacht der großen Liebe (1933), The Beggar Student (1931) and Der Kosak und die Nachtigall (1935). She died on February 9, 1994 in New York City, New York, USA.

12. Rainer Maria Rilke

Writer | René

Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Prague on the 4th of December 1878 as the son of a military man working with railroads. After he visited a military Upper School he tried to avoid the army and did the preparations for the final exams and the final exams in private. He went to university to study ...

13. Jaroslav Hasek

Writer | Svejk

Czech author Jaroslav Hasek was born in 1883 in Prague, Bohemia (now Czech Republic), which at the time was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His father was an alcoholic schoolteacher who was constantly moving the family in search of better paying jobs, and died when Jaroslav was 13. The ...

14. Gustav Machatý

Director | Ekstase

Gustav Machatý was born on May 9, 1901 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now the Czech Republic). His first experience with the motion picture industry was playing piano at movie theaters, accompanying silent pictures. In 1917, he made his debut as an actor.

In the early 1920s, he emigrated to ...

15. Jirí Weiss

Director | Vlcí jáma

Jirí Weiss was born on March 29, 1913 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and writer, known for Vlcí jáma (1958), Ninety Degrees in the Shade (1965) and Martha et moi (1990). He was married to Katerina Weiss. He died on April 9, 2004 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

16. Vladimír Hlavatý

Actor | Jarka a Vera

Vladimír Hlavatý was born on October 29, 1905 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Vladimír Michael Hlavatý. He was an actor, known for Jarka a Vera (1938), Days of Betrayal (1973) and Miss Golem (1972). He died on October 27, 1992 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

18. Frantisek Smolík

Actor | Vstanou noví bojovníci

Frantisek Smolík was born on January 23, 1891 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and writer, known for New Fighters Shall Arise (1951), Babicka (1922) and Karel Havlícek Borovský (1931). He was married to Milada Smolíková. He died on January 26, 1972 in Prague, ...

19. Rudolf Friml

Soundtrack | Chinatown

Composer, songwriter ("Donkey Serenade", "Song of the Vagabonds") and pianist, educated at the Prague Conservatory and a music student of Anton Dvorak and Jiranek. He toured Europe as a concert pianist with violinist Jan Kubelik, and then toured America in 1901 and 1906. In 1912 he replaced Victor ...

20. Martin Fric

Director | Hej-rup!

Martin Fric was born on March 29, 1902 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and writer, known for Workers, Let's Go (1934), Capek's Tales (1947) and The Secret of Blood (1953). He was married to Suzanne Marwille. He died on August 26, 1968 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

21. Jirí Krejcík

Director | O vecech nadprirozených

Mr Krejcik made over 20 films in a career that began in 1947. His best known films include the 1960 WWII drama Higher Principle, the biographical film about the singer Ema Destinova entitled The Divine Ema, as well as a number of comedies.

Jirí Krejcík received the Czech Lion film award for lifetime ...

22. Bohus Záhorský

Actor | Limonádový Joe aneb Konská opera

Bohus Záhorský was born on February 5, 1906 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Bohumil Záhorský. He was an actor, known for Lemonade Joe (1964), Palette of Love (1976) and The Bear (1961). He died on September 22, 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

23. Karel Steklý

Writer | Siréna

Karel Steklý was born on October 9, 1903 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for The Strike (1947), Dobrý voják Svejk (1957) and Prostácek (1945). He died on July 5, 1987 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

24. Josef Hlinomaz

Actor | Rusalka

Josef Hlinomaz was born on October 9, 1914 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Rusalka (1963), The Death of Tarzan (1963) and The Emperor and the Golem (1952). He died on August 8, 1978 in Split, Yugoslavia [now Croatia].

25. Karl Anton

Director | Immer nur Du

Karl Anton was born on October 25, 1898 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Karel Anton. He was a director and writer, known for You Only You (1941), Die Wirtin zum Weißen Röß'l (1943) and Peter Voss, der Millionendieb (1946). He was married to Ruth Buchardt-Hansen. He died on ...

26. Eva Svobodová

Actress | Dobrý voják Svejk

Eva Svobodová was born on May 1, 1907 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Dobrý voják Svejk (1957), Skeleton on Horseback (1937) and Minulost Jany Kosinové (1940). She died on January 3, 1992 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

27. Franz Werfel

Writer | Juarez

MGM wanted to make a film of Franz Werfel's international bestseller "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh" (1933) in the 1930s. Clark Gable was in talks to star in the big-budget epic. However, in 1934, the Turkish ambassador to the United States, Munir Ertegun, protested to the State Department about the ...

28. Josef Rovenský

Director | Marysa

Josef Rovenský was born on April 17, 1894 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and director, known for Marysa (1935), Tatranská romance (1934) and Reka (1933). He died on November 5, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic].

29. Stanislav Neumann

Actor | Pelikán má alibi

Stanislav Neumann was born on July 16, 1902 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Pelikán má alibi (1940), Finally Alone (1940) and Delightful Story (1937). He died on February 19, 1975 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

30. Maria Eis

Actress | Tanz mit dem Kaiser

Maria Eis was born on February 22, 1896 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Tanz mit dem Kaiser (1941), The Eternal Waltz (1954) and Wienerinnen (1952). She died on December 18, 1954 in Vienna, Austria.

32. Jaroslav Marvan

Actor | Velké dobrodruzství

Jaroslav Marvan was born on December 11, 1901 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for The Great Adventure (1952), The Inspector General (1933) and Battalion (1937). He was married to Marie Marvanová. He died on May 21, 1974 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

33. Frantisek Cerný

Actor | Tchán Kondelík a zet Vejvara

Frantisek Cerný was born on July 2, 1904 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Tchán Kondelík a zet Vejvara (1929), Horské volání S.O.S. (1929) and Workers, Let's Go (1934). He died on January 18, 1963 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

34. Olga Engl

Actress | Anna Karenina

Olga Engl was born on May 30, 1871 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Anna Karenina (1920), Der große Coup (1919) and The Rebel (1933). She died on September 21, 1946 in Berlin, Germany.

35. Jan S. Kolár

Actor | Otrávené svetlo

Jan S. Kolár was born on May 11, 1896 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Jan Stanislav Kolár. He was an actor and writer, known for Otrávené svetlo (1921), Roztrzené foto (1921) and Mrtví zijí (1922). He was married to Mása Kolárová. He died on October 30, ...

36. Oldrich Nový

Actor | Dívka v modrém

Oldrich Nový was born on August 7, 1894 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Dívka v modrém (1940), Ctrnáctý u stolu (1943) and Christian (1939). He died on March 15, 1983 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

37. Anton Vaverka

Actor | The Wedding March

Anton Vaverka was born on November 1, 1872 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for The Wedding March (1928), Merry-Go-Round (1923) and The Love Parade (1929). He died on July 2, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

38. Rudolf Deyl

Actor | Hrátky s certem

Rudolf Deyl was born on July 6, 1912 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Hrátky s certem (1957), Lemonade Joe (1964) and Action B (1952). He died on November 21, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

39. Zita Kabátová

Actress | Zelary

Zita Kabátová was born on April 27, 1913 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Zita Zavrelová. She was an actress, known for Zelary (2003), Delightful Story (1937) and Manzelství na úver (1936). She was married to Jirí Zavrel and Ludvík Král. She died on May 27, 2012 in Prague, Czech...

40. Jan Pivec

Actor | Jan Hus

Jan Pivec was born on May 19, 1907 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Jan Hus (1955), Against All (1957) and Jan Zizka (1956). He died on May 10, 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

41. Leopold Kramer

Actor | Der Hexer

Leopold Kramer was born on September 29, 1869 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for The Sorceror (1932), The Devil (1918) and The Last Dawn (1917). He was married to Pepi Glöckner-Kramer. He died on October 29, 1942 in Vienna, Austria.

42. Liselotte Goettinger

Actress | Girl with Green Eyes

Liselotte was a refugee from Nazi Europe. She arrived in the UK in 1938, her fiance, Eric Pohlmann, followed in 1939, and they were married in the same year. She had various jobs, including, with her husband, cook and butler to the Duke of Bedford. Her two sons were born in 1942 and 1945, and she ...

43. Sylvester Wiere

Actor | Road to Rio

Sylvester Wiere was born in Prague, in 1910, into a family having a long tradition in show business. He was the youngest of three brothers. In 1922, at the age of twelve, he and his brothers, Herbert Wiere and Harry Wiere, formed The Wiere Brothers comedy act and began performing in theatres and on...

44. Jaroslav Jezek

Composer | Hej-rup!

Jaroslav Jezek was born on September 25, 1906 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He died on January 1, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA.

45. Marenka Zieglerová

Actress | Batalión

Marenka Zieglerová was born on February 7, 1881 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Marie Zieglerová. She was an actress, known for Battalion (1937), Hanicko, co s tebou bude? (1928) and Bahno Prahy (1928). She died on February 7, 1966 in Melník, Czechoslovakia.

46. Hans Krása

Music Department | Brundibar!

Hans Krása was born on November 30, 1899 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He is known for his work on Brundibar! (1995), Last Act But One: Brundibar (1965) and The Music of Terezin (1994). He died on October 18, 1944 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Malopolskie, Poland.

47. Emmy Destinn

Actress | Die Löwenbraut

Emmy Destinn was born on February 26, 1878 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Lion's Bride (1914) and Lebensborn (1997). She died on January 28, 1930 in Budweis, Czechoslovakia.

48. Louis Neher

Director | Im Reich der Zwerge

Louis Neher was born on August 13, 1896 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and actor, known for Im Reich der Zwerge (1916), Tímár Liza (1918) and Sabina (1917). He died on January 2, 1934 in Vienna, Austria.

49. Ladislav H. Struna

Actor | Ze soboty na nedeli

Ladislav H. Struna was born on June 27, 1899 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Ladislav Herbert Struna. He was an actor, known for From Saturday to Sunday (1931), Nemodlenec (1928) and Seduction (1929). He died on February 14, 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

50. Alois Vachek

Actor | Ostre sledované vlaky

Alois Vachek was born on April 28, 1903 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He is an actor, known for Closely Watched Trains (1966), Miss Golem (1972) and Jak se zbavit Helenky (1968).


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