Czechoslovakian movie stars died at 56

Here are 1 famous actors from Czechoslovakia died at 56:

Evald Schorm

Evald Schorm (December 15, 1931 Prague-December 14, 1988 Prague) also known as Ewald Schorm was a Czechoslovakian screenwriter, film director, actor and theatre director.

Schorm began his career in theatre, directing productions at various theaters in Czechoslovakia. In the 1950s, he began writing screenplays for films and in the 1960s, he directed his first feature film, "The Courage for Love". He went on to direct several other notable films, including "Man in Outer Space", "Beauty and the Beast", and "Adelheid", which won the International Critics Prize at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival.

Schorm was known for his politically charged films, which often included themes of social injustice and oppression. His work was heavily influenced by the political and cultural climate of Czechoslovakia during the 1960s and 1970s. Despite facing censorship and government scrutiny, he continued to make thought-provoking films that resonated with audiences both in his home country and abroad.

In addition to his film work, Schorm was also an accomplished actor, appearing in several films and television shows throughout his career. He was also a renowned theatre director, helming productions at the National Theatre in Prague and other theaters throughout Czechoslovakia.

Schorm's legacy continues to be celebrated in Czech cinema today. His films are critically acclaimed and continue to be studied by film students around the world.

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