Voskovec, George

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VOSKOVEC, GEORGE (1905–1981), Czech actor. Voskovec, born in Sazava, worked with Jan Werich at the "Liberated Theater for Prague," 1927–38. He spent the war years in the U.S., and returning to Prague in 1946 he adapted several American plays before finally leaving Czechoslovakia in 1953. In 1956 he acted in Uncle Vanya in New York and The Diary of Anne Frank in London. He also appeared in The Tenth Man in New York (1959), in Shakespeare at Stratford, Connecticut, and in The Physicists (1964). His films included Twelve Angry Men, The Bravados, and The Spy who came in from the Cold.

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