Dagmar Havlová

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Dagmar Havlová
First Lady of the Czech Republic
In role
4 January 1997 – 2 February 2003
President Václav Havel
Preceded by Olga Havlová
Succeeded by Livia Klausová
Personal details
Born (1953-03-22) 22 March 1953 (age 65)
Brno, Czechoslovakia
Spouse(s) Radvít Novák (1975-1980)
Václav Havel (1997–2011;
his death)
Alma mater Brno State Conservatory
Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts
Occupation Actress

Dagmar Havlová (born Dagmar Veškrnová on 22 March 1953 in Brno, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech actress. She married Václav Havel, then Czech President, on 4 January 1997. She has one daughter, Nina Veškrnová (born 1976), from a previous marriage to Radvít Novák (1975–1980).

Early life[edit]

Havlová was born to Markéta Veškrnová and harmonist Karel Veškrna[1] on 22 March 1953 in Brno. She graduated from the Brno Conservatory in 1971. In 1975, she graduated with the title of "Magister artis" (equivalent to Master of Fine Arts) from the Janáček Academy of Musical Arts.[2]


She has made over 50 appearances in films and 200 appearances on television.

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