George Pravda

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George Pravda
Actor George Pravda.jpg
Born
Jirí Pravda

19 June 1916
Died1 May 1985(1985-05-01) (aged 68)
London, England
Other namesJiří Pravda
OccupationActor
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]

Career[edit]

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]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "George Pravda".
  2. ^ "George Pravda - Theatricalia".
  3. ^ "George Pravda - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie".
  4. ^ "George Pravda - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie".
  5. ^ Quay, Diana (17 July 2008). "Hana Pravda" – via The Guardian.

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