Birth Place Matching "Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
2. Ivan Passer
Director | Intimní osvetlení
Ivan Passer was one of the key authors of the "new wave" of Czech cinema, a group of young people who forged an energetic and transgressive film movement in the 1960s, breaking away from the precepts of hard socialist realism. Passer was not only the author of the scenarios of his own films, but he...
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.
4. 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 ...
5. 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 ...
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 ...
7. 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),...
Actress | Zelary
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, ...
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 ...
15. 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.
16. 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 ...
17. 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 ...
19. 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 Warriors of the Wasteland (1983). She was previously married to Petr Hapka.
22. Dana Vávrová
Actress | Herbstmilch
Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
24. 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 ...
27. 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 | Návrat idiota
Born in 1978 in Prague, Tatiana Vilhelmová is a prolific actress who plays as well in the theater, on the big and the small screen. A member of the Djevicka Theater Company she was nominated twice for the Alfred Radok Award. Her movie debut took place in 1995 in Sasa Gedeon's Indiánské...
Actress | Last Holiday
Born on March 8, 1980 to an intellectual family. Her mother is a song lyric writer. Her father's education focused on music. Thanks to her maternal grandfather, Lucie has Ecuadorian roots. She speaks Czech, French, and English fluently. Her English can be spoken with a British or American accent, ...
48. Jan Hammer
Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels
Jan Hammer's musical career is as firmly rooted in the fundamentals of classical, jazz and rock as it is committed to the future of electronics, synthesized sound, the possibilities of interactive media, television, film and animation. His walls are lined with Grammy awards and gold and platinum ...