George Pravda

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George Pravda
Actor George Pravda.jpg
Born Jirí Pravda
19 June 1916
Prague, Austria-Hungary
Died 1 May 1985(1985-05-01) (aged 68)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Hana Maria Pravda

George Pravda (19 June 1916 Prague − 1 May 1985 London) was a Czechoslovak theatre, film and television actor.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

He began his career in Czechoslovakia, where he was credited as Jiří Pravda, and then emigrated to the United Kingdom in 1956.[3]


He appeared in numerous British films and television series.[1]

His film credits include: Battle of the V-1 (1958), Thunderball (1965), Inspector Clouseau (1968), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), The Kremlin Letter (1970), Taste of Excitement (1970), Dracula (1973), The London Connection (1979), Hanover Street (1979) and Firefox (1982).[4]

TV appearances include: No Hiding Place, The Avengers, The Saint, The Baron, The Prisoner, Special Branch, Department S, Callan, Softly, Softly, Doctor Who (in the serials The Enemy of the World, The Mutants, and The Deadly Assassin), Doomwatch, Codename, Public Eye, Spy Trap, Moonbase 3, Colditz, QB VII, I, Claudius, The Duchess of Duke Street, 1990, The Professionals, The Onedin Line, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Chessgame and Bulman.[1]

Personal life[edit]

His wife Hana Maria was an actress.[5]



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