||This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. (February 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
Marek Eben at 42nd KV IFF
|Birth name||Marek Eben|
|Born||18 December 1957|
|Genres||Rock, Folk, Jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Actor, singer, composer, writer, television host|
Eben is considered to be one of the best TV moderators in the Czech Republic and has won many awards. He has hosted many television shows such as the Czech version of the show Dancing with the Stars. His long-term work in Czech Television includes the talk-show Na plovárně ("At the swimming-pool"), where he invites celebrities from all over the world for a talk. With his two brothers (Kryštof and David), he formed a band "Bratři Ebenové" (Eben Brothers) in 1984, Marek being the writer, composer and singer. He also participates in the preparation of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. He is known for standing for his Christian beliefs and for his sense of humor and polite manners. He is a nephew of a Czech composer Ilja Hurník.
- Coilin O'Connor (1 March 2005). Marek Eben – the Czech Republic's "Mr. Nice", Radio Prague, Retrieved 14 April 2011