George Voskovec

D.O.B: Jun 19, 1905 | Sázava, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic)

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Founded Czech avantgarde theatre and film group Osvobozene divadlo with actor Jan Werich in 1927. Affiliated with the Poetist movement (Karel Teige).

Biography

Founded Czech avantgarde theatre and film group Osvobozene divadlo with actor Jan Werich in 1927. Affiliated with the Poetist movement (Karel Teige). Made succesfull comedy shows with political themes. Voskovec left Czechoslovakia after the German invasion, 1938/39 and emigrated to the US.