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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 | 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.
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.
10. 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.
11. 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 ...
12. 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 ...
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 ...
14. 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 ...
16. 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.
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. 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, ...
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. 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...
22. 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 ...
24. 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 ...
26. 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.
33. 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 ...
36. Rudolf Hrusínský
Actor | Barbora Hlavsová
Rudolf Hrusínský was born on April 14, 1897 in Dolní Liboc, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Rudolf Böhm. He was an actor, known for Barbora Hlavsová (1943), The Portrait (1948) and Veselá bída (1939). He was married to Hermína Cervícková. He died on March 15, 1956 in Prague, ...
Director | Príbeh jednoho dne
Miroslav Josef Krnanský was born on November 22, 1898 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and writer, known for Príbeh jednoho dne (1926), Krásná vyzvedacka (1928) and Bahno Prahy (1928). He died on August 20, 1961 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
38. Jirina Sejbalová
Actress | Sólo pro starou dámu
Jirina Sejbalová was born on September 17, 1905 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Sólo pro starou dámu (1978), Rusalka (1963) and From Saturday to Sunday (1931). She died on August 23, 1981 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
39. Franz Werfel
Writer | Juarez
During his flight from the Nazis, he and his wife stopped at Lourdes, the French city in which Bernadette Soubirous lived and reportedly saw the Virgin Mary. He vowed to write a book about her if he and his wife escaped safely. The result was the novel, "The Song of Bernadette", which became an ...
40. Jirí Steimar
Actor | Pan profesor, neprítel zen
Jirí Steimar was born on April 24, 1887 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and director, known for Pan profesor, neprítel zen (1913), Svetlo jeho ocí (1936) and Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966). He was married to Zofie Dvoráková and Anna Steimarová. He died on ...
41. Hana Vítová
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), Armádní dvojcata (1938) and Battalion (1937). She was married to Bedrich Radl and Jára Pospísil. She ...
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 ...
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.
47. 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.
50. 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, ...