Štěpánka Haničincová

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Štěpánka Haničincová
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Haničincová presenting on TV
Born 30 September 1931
Kvíčovice, Czechoslovakia
Died 27 October 1999(1999-10-27) (aged 68)
Prague, Czech Republic
Cause of death accident
Education Faculty of Theatre in Prague

Štěpánka Haničincová (née Hubáčková; 30 September 1931 – 27 October 1999) was a Czechoslovak actress, screenwriter, dramaturge and children's television presenter.

Personal life[edit]

She was born Štěpánka Hubáčková in Kvíčovice on 30 September 1931. Her father was a shoemaker.[1] She spent her early childhood in the town of Heřmanův Městec,[2] before her parents divorced and she moved with her mother to Děčín.[1]

She was the first wife of actor Petr Haničinec, whom she met at the Faculty of Theatre in Prague where they both studied.[3] The couple had one child, a daughter named Alexandra.[4] Her second husband was director Jan Valášek who died in 1968 and her last husband was the actor Jan Přeučil. She had a total of two children.[1]

Career[edit]

Haničincová was a children's television presenter on Czech TV.[5] Before making her television debut she took part in amateur theatre.[1] She was first broadcast in 1953.[1] Her other television roles included being an actress, screenwriter and dramaturge.[6] One of the films she appeared in, Honzíkova cesta, won a silver medal at the Venice Film Festival.[7] Haničincová was voted into the TýTý Hall of Fame at the annual TýTý television awards in February 1999, in recognition of her contribution to television in her nation.[6]

Haničincová died at the age of 68 in Prague in October 1999,[8] following a fall where she hit her head on a radiator.[9] Her death was said to be linked to alcohol.[5] Haničinec described her as "an intelligent and benevolent lady".[3] Haničincová's life story was the subject of a 2003 television documentary broadcast by state television network Česká televize.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "štìpánka hanièincová". Česká televize (in Czech). Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Příběhy slavných Štěpánka: "Těžší život je lepší"". Česká televize (in Czech). Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Herec Petr Haničinec (†77) - Se životem se pral od začátku" [Actor Peter Haničinec († 77) - Life was a fight from the beginning]. AhaOnline.com. 11 November 2007. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Zemřel herec Petr Haničinec". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). 7 November 2007. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Celebities and alcohol, alkoholik.cz, retrieved 24 April 2014
  6. ^ a b "Zprávy pondělí, 08. února 1999" [News Monday 8 February 1999]. Radio Prague (in Czech). 8 February 1999. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  7. ^ 3 films, az-europe.eu, retrieved 25 April 2014
  8. ^ "Zprávy pátek, 29. října 1999" [News Friday 29 October 1999]. Radio Prague (in Czech). 29 October 1999. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Pohádkáři navrátí do dětství šokovou terapií". Deník (in Czech). 13 November 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 

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