Birth Place Matching "Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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, ...
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 ...
3. 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).
4. 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 ...
5. 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 ...
7. 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 | 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.
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 ...
10. 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, ...
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 ...
14. 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 ...
15. 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), The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Apt Pupil (1998). He was previously married to Karla Chadimová. He died on September 25, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.
16. 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 ...
17. 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 ...
18. 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),...
19. 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 ...
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 ...
24. 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.
28. 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...
32. Vojtech Dyk
Actor | D.Y.K.: Mr. Beat
Vojtech Dyk was born on July 23, 1985 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He is an actor and composer, known for D.Y.K.: Mr. Beat (2019), Intimate Enemy (2018) and Satan's Stratagem (2009). He has been married to Tatiana Dyková since May 1, 2019. They have one child.
Actress | Fair Play
Berenika Kohoutová was born on February 15, 1991 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress and director, known for Fair Play (2014), Naty Hrychová feat. Berenika Kohoutová: Holky sobe (2020) and An Unlikely Romance (2013). She was previously married to Pavel ...
39. 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), Thirty Maidens and Pythagoras (1977) and Besuch bei Van Gogh (1985). She has been married to Felix Slovacek since 1983. They have two ...
41. Ester Geislerová
Actress | LOVEní
Ester Geislerová was born on March 5, 1984 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for LOVEhunt (2019), Two Brides and One Wedding (2018) and Bud chlap! (2023). She has been married to Jan Kadlec Jr. since April 2005. They have two children.
43. Helena Ruzicková
Actress | Trhala fialky dynamitem
Helena Ruzicková was born on June 13, 1936 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She was an actress and writer, known for Trhala fialky dynamitem (1992), The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981) and Amerika oder der Verschollene (1969). She died on January 4, 2004 in Plzen, Czech ...
45. Zaneta Fuchsová
Actress | ...a zase ta Lucie!
Zaneta Fuchsová was born on March 31, 1972 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress and assistant director, known for ...a zase ta Lucie! (1984), The Train of Childhood and Expectation (1989) and Lucie, postrach ulice (1984).
46. Zora Kerova
Actress | La vera storia della monaca di Monza
Zora Kerova was born on August 11, 1950 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for The True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980), Cannibal Ferox (1981) and Anthropophagus: The Grim Reaper (1980). She was previously married to Petr Hapka.