Ivan Franek

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Ivan Franek
Born (1964-06-17) June 17, 1964 (age 52)
Pilsen, Czechoslovakia
Other names Ivan Franeck[1]
Occupation Actor, cinematographer

Ivan Franek (born June 17, 1964), sometimes credited as Ivan Franeck,[1] is a Czech film and television actor; he is also a cinematographer.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia.[2] Franek moved to France in 1989.[2]


His first major role was appearing as Tobias in the romance drama film Brucio Nel Vento (English: Burning in the Wind) (2002), directed Silvio Soldini.[3] He has performed in Italian and French films and television, and has made an occasional appearance in Czech films including appearing as Karel in the drama film Tajnosti (English: Little Girl Blue) (2007) directed by Alice Nellis.[4]

Selected actor filmography[edit]

2004 36 quai des orfèvres as Bruno Winterstein

Cinematographer filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b Database (undated). "Filmography by Type for Ivan Franek". The Internet Movie Database. Accessed 16 August 2010.
  2. ^ a b c [unreliable source?] Staff writer? (n.d.). "Ivan Franek: Bruciare nel Vento del Cinema Italiano" (in Italian). mymovies.com. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c Segertová, Magdalena (16 April 2006). "Ivan Franek, un Acteur Tchèque, Français et Italien" (in French). Radio Prague. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Kubišta, Anna (1 January 2008). "Une Année de Culture et De Rencontres" (in French). Radio Prague. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  5. ^ (subscription required)Holden,Stephen (29 January 2003). "Movie Review: Chaos". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Burr, Ty (3 June 2005). "Twists Add Charm to Vodka Lemon". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 

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