Birth Place Matching "Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Milos Forman

Director | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Milos Forman was born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, to Anna (Svabova), who ran a summer hotel, and Rudolf Forman, a professor. During World War II, his parents were taken away by the Nazis, after being accused of participating in the underground resistance. His father died in ...

2. Paulina Porizkova

Actress | Thursday

Paulina Porizkova was born on April 9, 1965 in Prostejov, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress and director, known for Thursday (1998), Her Alibi (1989) and Arizona Dream (1993). She was previously married to Ric Ocasek.

3. Vladimir Kulich

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 ...

4. Karel Roden

Actor | RocknRolla

Karel Roden is an internationally known actor who was most recently seen in the United States in director Jaume Collet-Serra's "Orphan," starring Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard, and in Guy Ritchie's "RocknRolla," opposite Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson and Thandie Newton. His work can also be seen ...

5. Karolina Kurkova

Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Karolina Kurkova is a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She has appeared in nine Victoria's Secret Fashion shows between 2000 and 2010 and was named a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2005. She has graced the covers of such notable fashion magazines as Vogue, Elle...

6. Tereza Srbova

Actress | Jack Ryan

Tereza Srbova was born in Prague, Czech Republic. She holds a Master's degree in culture anthropology. During her studies she worked as a model in Paris and featured in high-end brand campaigns such as Dior. In 2007 she effortlessly transitioned from modeling to acting with her first audition, ...

7. Markéta Irglová

Soundtrack | Once

Markéta Irglová was born on February 28, 1988 in Valasské Mezirící, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress and composer, known for Once (2007), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) and The Simpsons (1989). She was previously married to Tim Iseler.

8. David Nykl

Actor | Stargate: Atlantis

Prague born, Vancouver raised, David Nykl arrived in Canada at age two when his family emigrated from Czechoslovakia after the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia.

David started early as an actor in Vancouver: community theater, small TV parts, and classes in dance and ...

9. Petr Jákl

Producer | Medieval


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 ...

10. Vera Ralston

Actress | Storm Over Lisbon

After achieving modest fame as an ice skater in her native Czechoslovakia, Vera Hruba was brought to the United States by Republic Pictures head Herbert J. Yates, who hoped to turn her into the next Sonja Henie. After featuring her in two "Ice Capades" movies, he added "Ralston" to her name and ...

11. Jaroslava Schallerová

Actress | Valerie a týden divu

Jaroslava Schallerová was born on April 25, 1956 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970), Thirty Maidens and Pythagoras (1977) and Love (1973).

12. Jan Rubes

Actor | Witness

Jan Rubes was born in Volyne, Czechoslovakia, to Ruzena (Kellnerová) and Jan Rubes. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, he went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his early ...

13. Libuse Safránková

Actress | Kolja

Libuse Safránková was born on June 7, 1953 in Brno, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She was an actress, known for Kolya (1996), Bájecná léta pod psa (1997) and Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973). She was previously married to Josef Abrhám. She died on June 9, 2021 in ...

14. Karel Dobrý

Actor | Mission: Impossible

Karel Dobry, born 1969, is an award winning Czech film and stage actor. He has been critically acclaimed for his portrayals of complex characters. Karel was awarded the Czech Lion in 2019 for best leading actor. He was raised in Prague and spent part of his childhood in Syria. He is fluent in ...

15. Tom Stoppard

Writer | Shakespeare in Love

Tom Stoppard was born on July 3, 1937 in Zlín, Czechoslovakia [now in Czech Republic]. He is a writer and producer, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Brazil (1985) and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990). He has been married to Sabrina Guinness since 2014. He was previously married ...

16. Miroslava

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 ...

17. Adam Vacula

Actor | Jack Ryan

Adam Vacula is a Czech actor. He was born on October 19, 1987. He is known for portraying Francesco Grasso in the TV film Die Himmelsleiter (2015) and the Netflix series Freud (2020). Other interesting credits are Genius (2017), directed and produced by Ron Howard or Interlude in Prague (2017).

His ...

18. Jan Svankmajer

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 ...

19. Marek Vasut

Actor | Mission: Impossible

Marek Vasut was born on May 5, 1960 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He is an actor, known for Mission: Impossible (1996), xXx (2002) and Blade II (2002).

20. Edita Brychta

Actress | Conspiracy Theory

Edita Brychta was born in Prague but grew up in London, having fled with her family from the 1968 Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia. Her parents, Jan and Lida Brychta, are renowned artists who have exhibited all over the world, and her brother Alex Brychta MBE is a worldwide published book ...

21. Barbora Kodetová

Actress | Dune

Barbora Kodetová was born on September 6, 1970 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. 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.

22. Anna Geislerová

Actress | Anthropoid

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, ...

23. Petra Hrebícková

Actress | Rédl

Petra Hrebícková was born on September 20, 1979 in Hodonín, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Red Line (2018), Over Fingers (2019) and Stuck with a Perfect Woman (2016).

24. Jan Tríska

Actor | Ronin

Jan Tríska was born on November 4, 1936 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He was an actor, known for Ronin (1998), Apt Pupil (1998) and The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996). He was previously married to Karla Chadimová. He died on September 25, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

25. Ivana Trump

Actress | The First Wives Club

Ivana Marie Trump was a Czech-American businesswoman, media personality, fashion designer, author, and model. Trump lived in Canada in the 1970s before relocating to the United States and marrying Donald Trump in 1977. She held key managerial positions in The Trump Organization as vice president of...

26. Florence Marly

Actress | Krakatit

Highly alluring Czech-born actress Florence Marly, born on June 2, 1919, initially expressed intentions of being an opera singer. At the age of 18, however, she was discovered by the 33-year-old renowned French director Pierre Chenal while a student of art and literature at the Sorbonne. Chenal put...

27. Veronika Zemanova

Actress | Unchained Melanie

Veronika Zemanova was born on April 14, 1975 in Ceske Budejovice, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Unchained Melanie (2003) and Volume 5 (2008).

28. Jirí Menzel

Director | Ostre sledované vlaky

Jirí Menzel was born on February 23, 1938 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He was an actor and director, known for Closely Watched Trains (1966), I Served the King of England (2006) and Larks on a String (1969). He was previously married to Olga Menzelová-Kelymanová. He died on ...

29. Karel Reisz

Director | The French Lieutenant's Woman

Karel Reisz was born on July 21, 1926 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He was a director and producer, known for The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) and Morgan! (1966). He was previously married to Betsy Blair and Julia Coppard. He died on ...

30. Tereza Ramba

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 ...

31. Olga Lounová

Actress | Olga Lounová a Kamila Nývltová: Kilo sem, kilo tam

Olga Lounová is a Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Model, Rally Driver. She attended the Jaroslav Jezek Conservatory, Prague for Musical Theatre from 2002 - 2008. Attended the English Institute, New York, 2002 for a Master's degree in the Faculty of Education, TUL, from 1998 - 2002. Olga attended High ...

32. Jana Kaderabkova

Actress | Hostel

Jana Kaderabkova was born on January 15, 1982 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Hostel (2005), The Division (2022) and Hostel Dissected (2006).

33. Vera Chytilová

Director | Sedmikrásky

Vera Chytilová was born on February 2, 1929, in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic). She studied philosophy and architecture in Brno for two years, then worked as a technical draftsman, a designer, a fashion model, a photo re-toucher, then worked as a clapper girl for Barrandov Film ...

34. Jan Sverák

Director | Akumulátor 1

Jan Sverak spent his studies at FAMU Documentary Department and graduated in 1988. Sverak's talent first attracted attention through his short films Space Odyssey II. and Oil Gobblers above all - documentary fiction dealing with "newly discovered species" received the American Academy's Student ...

35. Eva Herzigova

Actress | Just for the Time Being

Eva Herzigová is a Czech supermodel and actress. She began her modeling career after winning a modeling beauty contest in Prague in 1989, at the age of sixteen. She was a member of Thomas Zeumer's Metropolitan Models. After arriving in Paris, her popularity increased. Her first important appearance...

36. Martina Navratilova

Actress | Xia dao lian meng

Martina Navratilova was born on October 18, 1956 in Revnice, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for The Adventurers (2017), Will & Grace (1998) and Married to a celebrity: the survival guide (2017). She has been married to Julia Lemigova since December 15, 2014.

37. 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),...

38. Dagmar Havlová

Actress | Hríchy pro diváky detektivek

Dagmar Havlová was born on March 22, 1953 in Brno, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Hríchy pro diváky detektivek (1995), Vlastníci (2019) and Leaving (2011). She was previously married to Václav Havel and Radvít Novák.

39. Petra Nemcova

Actress | Absolument fabuleux

Petra Nemcova was born on June 24, 1979 in Karviná, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Absolutely Fabulous (2001), A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008) and The Lost Treasure (2022). She has been married to Benjamin Larretche since 2019. They have one child.

40. Dana Vávrová

Actress | Herbstmilch

Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was previously married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

41. Alice Bendová

Actress | A Knight's Tale

Alice Bendová was born on November 1, 1973 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Love Lies Bleeding (1999) and Tvár pomsty. She has been married to Václav Benda since 2004.

42. Rudolf Hrusínský

Actor | Spalovac mrtvol

Rudolf Hrusínský was born on October 17, 1920 in Nový Etynk-Vcelnice, Czechoslovakia [now Nová Vcelnice, Czech Republic]. He was an actor and director, known for The Cremator (1969), The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981) and Pancho se zení (1946). He died on April 13, 1994 in ...

43. Madeleine Albright

Actress | Gilmore Girls

Madeleine Albright was born on May 15, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She was an actress, known for Gilmore Girls (2000), Madam Secretary (2014) and Parks and Recreation (2009). She was previously married to Joseph Medill Patterson Albright. She died on March 23, 2022 in ...

44. Hana Vagnerová

Actress | Expozitura

Hana Vagnerová was born on February 21, 1983 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress and writer, known for Expozitura (2008), Milada (2017) and Carte Blanche (2019).

45. Martina Smuková

Actress | xXx

Martina Smuková was born in 1974 in Brno, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for xXx (2002), Pohádky pro Emu (2016) and Parallel Worlds (2001).

46. Eliska Krenková

Actress | Vsechno bude

Eliska Krenková was born on January 31, 1990 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Winter Flies (2018), A Certain Kind of Silence (2019) and Martanské lode (2021).

47. Elena Eustache

Actress | The Informant!

Dr. Elena Eustache launched her acting career at the age of six, and at the age of ten began her professional studies at The Dramatic School of Arts in the Czech Republic. During this time, Dr. Eustache, who speaks 12 languages, performed on-stage in various foreign language professional ...

48. 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...

49. Martin Kotouc

Writer | Poslední setkání

Martin Kotouc was born on October 3, 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Prague, Czech Republic]. He is a writer, known for The Last Meeting (1998), Necenzurovaný Film o Filmu Hodinu nevis (2010) and The Last Bell (1998).

50. Dagmar Patrasová

Actress | Arabela se vrací

Dagmar Patrasová was born on April 27, 1956 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress and writer, known for Arabela se vrací (1993), The Great Movie Robbery (1986) and Thirty Maidens and Pythagoras (1977). She has been married to Felix Slovacek since 1983. They have ...

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