Czechoslovakian movie stars born in 1906

Here are 5 famous actors from Czechoslovakia were born in 1906:

Ladislav Pesek

Ladislav Pesek (October 4, 1906 Brno-July 13, 1986 Prague) also known as Ladislav Pech, Lad. Pesek or Ladislav Pešek was a Czechoslovakian actor. He had one child, Zuzana Pešková.

Ladislav Pesek began his acting career in 1927 as a member of the National Theatre in Brno. He then moved on to perform at various other theatres in Czechoslovakia, including the Municipal Theatre in Prague. In addition to his work on stage, Pesek appeared in more than 60 films throughout his career, often playing supporting roles.

Despite being known primarily for his acting, Pesek was also a talented painter and won several awards for his artwork. He was also a member of the Czechoslovakian Union of Fine Arts.

Pesek's most notable film roles include his performances in "The Shop on Main Street" (1965), which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and "All My Compatriots" (1968). Despite his success in the film industry, Pesek remained committed to the theatre throughout his life, even continuing to perform on stage into his eighties.

The legacy of Ladislav Pesek's work in theatre and film continues to be celebrated in the Czech Republic, where he is remembered as one of the country's most beloved actors.

Milos Nedbal

Milos Nedbal (May 28, 1906 Rožmitál pod Třemšínem-October 31, 1982 Prague) also known as M. Nedbal was a Czechoslovakian actor.

He began his acting career on stage in the 1930s, and later transitioned into film and television roles. Nedbal became well-known for his roles in Czechoslovakian films such as "Stříbrný vítr" (Silver Wind) and "Nemocnice na kraji města" (Hospital on the Outskirts of Town). He also appeared in a number of international films including "The Fabulous Baron Munchausen" and "The Prince and the Pauper". Nedbal was awarded the title of National Artist in 1965 for his contributions to Czechoslovakian theatre and film.

Martin Gregor

Martin Gregor (November 14, 1906 Trnava-June 29, 1982 Bratislava) a.k.a. Martin Guttmann was a Czechoslovakian actor.

He was one of the most renowned actors of the 20th century in Czechoslovakia and his career spanned over four decades. Gregor began his acting career in the 1920s in various theaters across Czechoslovakia before making his film debut in 1931. He appeared in over 70 films and numerous theater productions, earning critical acclaim for his performances. Gregor was well-known for his versatility as an actor, being equally adept at comedic and dramatic roles. Along with his acting career, he also worked as a screenwriter, director, and producer. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards such as the State Award for Film Artistic Achievement and the Order of the Red Banner of Labour. Martin Gregor is remembered as a legendary figure in Czechoslovakian cinema and theater.

Bohuš Záhorský

Bohuš Záhorský (February 5, 1906 Prague-September 22, 1980 Prague) also known as Bohumil Záhorský or B. Záhorský was a Czechoslovakian actor.

He began his acting career in the 1920s and went on to become a well-known film and stage actor. Záhorský appeared in over 100 films throughout his career, including some of the most important Czech films of the 20th century such as "A Night at Karlstein" (1930) and "The Proud Princess" (1952).

He was awarded the Czechoslovak State Prize for his contribution to the arts in 1954 and was also a recipient of the Medal of Merit from the Czechoslovakian government. Záhorský continued acting well into his later years, and his final film appearance came in the 1979 film "The Case of the Prague Cemetery". He passed away in Prague in 1980 at the age of 74.

Jan Kohout

Jan Kohout (September 5, 1906-) also known as J. Kohout is a Czechoslovakian film editor and actor.

He started his career as an editor in 1932 for the film Bodlák by director Martin Frič. Throughout his career, he has edited numerous films for various directors and genres. His notable works include The Good Soldier Schweik, The Fabulous Baron Munchausen, and The Firemen’s Ball directed by Miloš Forman. He had also acted in a few films such as The Cremator in 1968. Jan Kohout was known for his meticulous editing skills and is regarded as one of the pioneers of Czech cinema. He received the prestigious National Film Award in 1982 for his contributions to film editing. He continues to be an inspiration to many aspiring film editors and directors.

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