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