15 December 1920
|Died||20 April 2002 (aged 81)|
(m. 1964; div. 1980)
|Children||2, including Tereza Brodská|
Vlastimil Brodský (15 December 1920 in Hrušov – 20 April 2002 in Slunečná) was a respected Czech actor. He appeared in more than one hundred films, and is considered a key figure in the postwar development of Czech cinema.
One of his best-known roles was as the title character in Jakob der Lügner for which won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 25th Berlin International Film Festival. He also played the king in the hit children's TV series Arabela and as Alois Drchlík in The Visitors.
He was married to Jana Brejchová for 16 years before getting a divorce; together they had a daughter, actress Tereza Brodská. Brodský also had a son, actor Marek Brodský. Brodský committed suicide on 20 April 2002.
|1981||The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians|
|1977||Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea|
|1976||Seclusion Near a Forest|
|1975||Jacob the Liar|
|1974||A Night at Karlstein|
|1969||Larks on a String|
|End of a Priest|
|All My Compatriots|
|1966||Closely Watched Trains|
|People on Wheels|
|1963||The Cassandra Cat|
|The King of Kings|
|1959||When the Woman Butts In|
|1958||Today for the Last Time|
|1953||The Secret of Blood|