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. David Nykl
Actor | Stargate: Atlantis
Born in Prague; David arrived in Canada with his parents at the age of two, after the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia. The Nykls arrived in Victoria, BC where his father soon found work as a Structural Engineer and his mother as a Nurse.
David started early as an ...
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), Children of Dune (2003) and Tristan + Isolde (2006). She has been married to Pavel Sporcl since May 1, 2015. They have two children.
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
8. 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),...
11. 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 ...
12. 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 ...
14. 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 (1990). He has been married to Olga Menzelová-Kelymanová since 2004.
15. 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 Antropophagus (1980). She was previously married to Petr Hapka.
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 ...
18. Zdenek Sverák
Writer | Kolja
As a result of being a dedicated Czech language teacher, Mr. Svìrák had little time for his creative writing. However, he soon opted to write articles for magazines, short stories for the youth, and TV screenplays. He also worked in the Czechoslavakian Radio on an entertainment program. In 1966, Mr...
21. 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.
22. 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 ...
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, ...
29. Petr Kostka
Actor | Zítra vstanu a oparím se cajem
Petr Kostka was born on June 11, 1938 in Rícany, Prague-East District, Czechoslovakia. He is an actor, known for Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977), Muz v pozadí (1995) and Palette of Love (1976). He is married to Carmen Mayerová. They have one child. He was previously ...
33. 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 ...
34. Jan Kraus
Jan Kraus was born on August 15, 1953 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is an actor and writer, known for Small Town (2003), Cerní baroni (1992) and Jeste vetsí blbec, nez jsme doufali (1994). He is married to Jana Krausová. They have two children.
39. 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 Thirty Maidens and Pythagoras (1977). She has been married to Felix Slovacek since 1983. They have two children.
41. Jirí Kodet
Actor | Pelísky
Jirí Kodet was born on December 6, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He was an actor, known for Cosy Dens (1999), Buttoners (1997) and The Death of a Talented Cobbler (1983). He was married to Sonia Murgasova and Renata Cihelková. He died on June 25, 2005 in Prague, Czech Republic.
42. Peter Zeitlinger
Cinematographer | Queen of the Desert
Peter Zeitlinger is an accomplished filmmaker whose career encompasses cinematography, directing, writing and editing. Zeitlinger is working with Werner Herzog since 1995 when he was director of photography on the director's documentary Death For Five Voices. That film began an intensive ...
47. Jan Nemec
Director | Toyen
Jan Nemec was born on July 12, 1936 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and writer, known for Toyen (2005), Diamonds of the Night (1964) and Martyrs of Love (1967). He was married to Iva Ruszeláková, Veronica Baumann, Marta Kubisová and Ester Krumbachová. He died on March 18, 2016 in ...