František Zvarík

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František Zvarík
Born(1921-07-17)17 July 1921
Died17 August 2008(2008-08-17) (aged 87)

František Zvarík (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈfɾanciʃɛɡ ˈzʋaɾiːk];[1] 17 July 1921 – 17 August 2008) was an accomplished theater actor (over 50 years in Slovak National Theatre) and movie character actor. He has appeared in about two dozen Slovak films since the 1940s. Among his accomplishments is the key supporting role of the town commander Markuš Kolkotský in The Shop on Main Street, a film which won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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  1. ^ In isolation, František is pronounced [ˈfɾanciʃɛk].