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Juraj Herz (1934–2018)


Juraj Herz was born on September 4, 1934 in Kezmarok, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and actor, known for Beauty and the Beast (1978), Habermann (2010) and The Cremator (1969). He was married to Therese Herz. He died on April 8, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »

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(age 83) in Prague, Czech Republic

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Known For

(1978)
Habermann Director
(2010)
The Cremator Director
(1969)
Darkness Director
(2009)

Filmography

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 2014 Slovensko 2.0
 2010 Habermann
 2009 Darkness
 2009 A Girl and a Magician (TV Movie)
 2005 Miluj blizniho sveho (TV Movie)
 2004 Tajné sny (TV Movie)
 2004 Cerní baroni (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Zeny a zpev (2004)
- Zabijacka (2004)
- Loucení (2004)
 2001 Blboun (TV Movie)
 2001 Cerní andelé (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Experiment (2001)
 1998 Sperling (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sperling und das schlafende Mädchen (1998) ... (as Georg Herz)
 1997 Pasáz
 1995-1996 Maigret (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1993 Vision 2000 (Documentary)
 1991 Die Drahtseilbahn (TV Mini-Series)
 1988 Liebe ist stärker als der Tod (TV Movie)
 1987 Gagman (TV Series)
 1982 Ferat Vampire
 1973 A Touch of a Butterfly (TV Movie)
 1973 Rambling Engelbert (TV Movie)
 1972 Morgiana
 1971 Oil Lamps
 1970 Nightmares (TV Short)
 1970 Sladké hry minulého léta (TV Movie)
 1969 The Cremator
 1965 The Junk Shop (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unrealized screenplay "Pozár" ("Conflagration") co-authored with Milos Macourek and Svatopluk Novotný, based on novel by Karel Hynek Mácha. See more »

Alternate Names:

Georg Herz
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Personal Quote:

[on Morgiana (1972)] the head dramaturg Ludvík Toman said that it was a sadomasochist film and it had to be banned. Then he also told me that he thought I would make a romantic film, so I tried to explain to him that it is romantic, but he couldn't understand that because he thought that I made it too scary. He couldn't catch that in romanticism the writers also used lots of scary, eerie moments.... See more »

Trivia:

Father of Michal Herz and Annelie Herz.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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