Josef Somr

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Josef Somr
Josef Somr.jpg
Josef Somr in 2008
Born (1934-04-14) 14 April 1934 (age 85)
Years active1966-present

Josef Somr (born 14 April 1934 in Vracov) is a Czech actor. He played the role of the libidinous train dispatcher Hubička in Jiří Menzel's Oscar-winning 1966 film Closely Observed Trains. He also starred in the film Poslední propadne peklu under director Ludvík Ráža in 1982.[1] In 2014, Somr received a lifetime achievement award at the Thalia Awards for his theatre work.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Poslední propadne peklu". Czech Film Database. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Josef Somr awarded lifetime achievement Thalia". Radio Prague. 30 March 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2017.