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. 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...

3. 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 ...

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. 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.

6. 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 ...

7. 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 [now Czech Republic].

8. 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.

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. 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.

11. 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 ...

12. 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), The Rebel (1933) and Schatten der Unterwelt (1931). She died on September 21, 1946 in Berlin, Germany.

13. 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), Jan Zizka (1956) and Against All (1957). He died on May 10, 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

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. 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.

16. 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...

17. 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 [now Czech Republic].

18. Aliza Sommer-Herz

Self | The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

Aliza Sommer-Herz was born on November 26, 1903 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Aliza Herz. She was married to Leopold Sommer. She died on February 23, 2014 in London, England.

19. 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), 90 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.

20. Karel Houska

Actor | Jára Cimrman lezící, spící

Karel Houska was born on October 15, 1916 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Jára Cimrman Lying, Sleeping (1983), Action B (1952) and The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981). He died on December 22, 1987 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

21. 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), Eva tropí hlouposti (1939) and Christian (1939). She was married to Karel Konstantin. She died on October 29, 1988 in Prague...

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. Josef Hlinomaz

Actor | Limonádový Joe aneb Konská opera

Josef Hlinomaz was born on October 9, 1914 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Lemonade Joe (1964), Rusalka (1963) and Dobrý voják Svejk (1957). He died on August 8, 1978 in Split, Yugoslavia [now Croatia].

24. Jirí Krejcík

Director | Polnocná omsa

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 ...

25. 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 Getting on in the World (1948). He died on July 5, 1987 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

26. 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 ...

27. 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), Battalion (1937) and The Inspector General (1933). He was married to Marie Marvanová. He died on May 21, 1974 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

28. 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.

29. 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 ...

30. Jan Krízenecký

Director | Dostavenícko ve mlýnici

Pioneer of Czech cinematography.

31. Marie Vásová

Actress | Ztracená tvár

Marie Vásová was born on May 16, 1911 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Lost Face (1965), The Strike (1947) and The Thirsty Youth (1943). She died on August 6, 1984 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

32. 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.

34. 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 ...

35. Anton Vaverka

Actor | Merry-Go-Round

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

36. Rudolf Hrusínský

Actor | Veselá bída

Rudolf Hrusínský was born on April 14, 1897 in Dolní Liboc, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Rudolf Böhm. He was an actor, known for Veselá bída (1939), The Portrait (1948) and Z ceských mlýnu (1941). He was married to Hermína Cervícková. He died on March 15, 1956 in Prague, ...

37. Josef Vosalík

Actor | Revizor

Josef Vosalík was born on July 11, 1880 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for The Inspector General (1933), Prazstí Adamité (1917) and Zlodej (1919). He died on July 30, 1969 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

38. Hana Vítová

Actress | Pytlákova schovanka aneb Slechetný milionár

Hana Vítová was born on January 24, 1914 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Jana Lasková. She was an actress, known for The Poacher's Foster Daughter or Noble Millionaire (1949), Battalion (1937) and Armádní dvojcata (1938). She was married to Bedrich Radl and Jára Pospísil. She ...

39. Liselotte Goettinger

Actress | Epitaph for a Spy

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 ...

40. Jaro Fürth

Actor | Rango

Jaro Fürth was born on April 21, 1871 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Edwin Fürth-Jaro. He is known for his work on Rango (1931), Der Hund von Baskerville (1929) and La Boheme (1923). He died on November 12, 1945 in Vienna, Austria.

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 Last Dawn (1917) and The Ugly Boy (1918). He was married to Pepi Glöckner-Kramer. He died on October 29, 1942 in Vienna, Austria.

42. Vladimír Borský

Director | Cekanky

Vladimír Borský was born on March 2, 1904 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and director, known for Cekanky (1940), Jan Výrava (1938) and The Incendiary's Daughter (1941). He died on October 24, 1962 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

43. 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].

44. Míla Beran

Actor | Dovidenia v pekle, priatelia

Míla Beran was born on June 1, 1904 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Miroslav Beran. He was an actor, known for See You in Hell, Friends (1970), Birds, Orphans and Fools (1969) and At the Eleventh Hour (1959). He died on October 25, 1976 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia.

45. 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 ...

46. Oldrich Kmínek

Director | Kainovo znamení

Oldrich Kmínek was born on December 5, 1892 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and writer, known for Kainovo znamení (1928), Zlaté ptáce (1932) and Prodaná nevesta (1922). He died on September 23, 1948 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

47. Ruzena Maturová

Actress | Mrtví zijí

Ruzena Maturová was born on September 2, 1869 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Mrtví zijí (1922), Babicka (1922) and Koryatovic (1922). She died on February 25, 1938 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

48. Ella Sárková

Actress | Diagnosa X

Ella Sárková was born on September 23, 1906 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Diagnosis X (1933), Saturday (1945) and Hudba srdcí (1934). She died on October 31, 1991 in Prague, Czech Republic.

49. Suzanne Marwille

Actress | Devce z Podskalí

Suzanne Marwille was born on July 11, 1895 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Marta Schöllerová. She was an actress and writer, known for Devce z Podskalí (1922), Ircin románek I. (1921) and Ircin románek II. (1921). She was married to Martin Fric, Gustav Schullenbauera and...

50. Iva Raffay

Writer | Lejah

Iva Raffay was born on April 6, 1881 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Johanna Franzisca Lothka. She is a writer and director, known for Lejah (1918), Lejah (1918) and Tausend und eine Frau. Aus dem Tagebuch eines Junggesellen (1918).


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