Czechoslovakian movie stars died in 1981

Here are 2 famous actresses from Czechoslovakia died in 1981:

Darja Hajská

Darja Hajská (April 20, 1911 Mladá Boleslav-March 18, 1981 Prague) also known as Darja Dea Vorísková or D. Hajská-Slámová was a Czechoslovakian actor.

She graduated from the Brno Conservatory in 1929 and went on to contribute to the Czech cultural scene through her film and stage work. Hajská appeared in over 50 films throughout her career, including "Za tichých noci" (1939), "Holubice" (1960), and "The Cremator" (1969). In addition to her film work, she performed at various theaters in Czechoslovakia and was known for her roles in productions of classic Czech plays such as "The Robber's Bride" and "The Diary of One Who Disappeared". Hajská also made contributions to Czechoslovakian cultural life through her work as a member of the editorial board for the journal "Theater" and as a translator of French and German literature.

Hajská was renowned for her exceptional acting skills in both comedic and dramatic roles. She was a prominent figure in the Czech film industry during the 1930s, appearing in several romantic comedies. However, in the 1940s, her career was temporarily halted due to her refusal to work under the Nazi occupation.

Following the end of World War II, she returned to the theatre and film scene, appearing in several post-war films, including "Sokolovo" (1948) and "Krakatit" (1948). Her performance in the latter earned her critical acclaim, and she was awarded the Best Actress prize at the 1949 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Throughout her career, Hajská worked with the most prominent Czech directors of her time, such as Otakar Vávra and Jiří Weiss, and acted with some of the most renowned actors, including Oldřich Nový and Vlasta Burian.

Darja Hajská was a beloved figure among Czech and Slovakian audiences and contributed significantly to the development of Czechoslovakian film and theatre. She passed away in 1981 in Prague, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the Czech cultural scene.

Hajská's talent extended beyond acting as well. She was an accomplished translator of French and German literature, and she contributed significantly to the Czech cultural scene through her work as a member of the editorial board for the journal "Theater". Her work in the film industry was recognized with awards such as the Best Actress prize at the 1949 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Despite her success, Hajská's career was interrupted multiple times due to political and social upheavals. In addition to her refusal to work under Nazi occupation, she also faced backlash for her vocal support for the Prague Spring movement in 1968. Despite these challenges, Hajská remained dedicated to her craft and continued to work in film and theatre until her passing in 1981. She is remembered as a trailblazer and an important figure in the history of Czechoslovakian theatre and film.

Luise Grossová

Luise Grossová (February 21, 1917-February 10, 1981) also known as Lujza Grossová or L. Grossova was a Czechoslovakian actor.

She started her acting career in the early 1930s and appeared in more than sixty films throughout her career. Grossová was one of the most popular actresses of her time and became known for her roles in films such as "The Merry Wives of Windsor," "Jan Hus," and "The Woman in the Window." She was well-regarded for her ability to portray complex characters and was particularly skilled at playing tragic heroines. In addition to her film work, Grossová was also active in theater and appeared in productions both in Czechoslovakia and abroad. She was the recipient of several acting awards during her lifetime and remains a beloved figure in Czech and Slovak cinema.

Grossová was born into an acting family in the city of Nitra, in present-day Slovakia. Her parents were both actors and ran a traveling theater company, which exposed Grossová to the profession from an early age. She made her professional debut onstage at the age of 16 and subsequently moved to Prague to further her training in acting. Despite her early success, her career was interrupted by World War II when Grossová was arrested by the Gestapo and sent to the Ravensbrück concentration camp. She managed to survive and returned to acting after the war, earning critical acclaim for her performances in films such as "The Shop on the High Street" and "The Sun in a Net". Grossová also worked as a dubbing actress, lending her voice to international films such as "Gone with the Wind" and "Casablanca" for Czech and Slovak audiences. She passed away in 1981, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most talented and important Czechoslovak actresses of her time.

Grossová was not only a talented actress, but also a supporter of democracy and human rights. She actively participated in the Velvet Revolution in 1989, which overthrew the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia. Grossová was honored posthumously with the Order of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, a high Czech decoration for outstanding merit in the fields of science, culture, or politics. She is also remembered for her kindness and generosity towards her colleagues, who described her as a humble and unselfish person despite her fame. In addition, Grossová was a loving wife and mother, and her daughter, Jana Brejchová, also became an actress and starred in numerous films. Grossová's contribution to Czech and Slovak cinema continues to be celebrated today, and her legacy as an artist and humanitarian lives on.

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