Miloš Forman

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Miloš Forman

at the 44th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Born Jan Tomáš Forman
February 18, 1932 (1932-02-18) (age 82)
Čáslav, Czechoslovakia
Occupation Actor
Director
Screenwriter
Years active 1953–present
Spouse Jana Brejchová (m. 1958–1962; divorced)
Vera Kresadlova-Formanova (m. 1964–1999; divorced)
Martina Zborilova-Forman (m. 1999–present)

Jan Tomáš Forman (born 18 February 1932), better known as Miloš Forman, is a Czech-American movie director and screenwriter. He is an emigrant to the US from Czechoslovakia. He was born in Caslav. Two his movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and Amadeus won the Academy Award for Best Picture and are very famous. He also directed Hair and People vs. Larry Flynt. He has won the Academy Award for Best Director twice. He became an American citizen in 1977.

Filmography[change | edit source]

Filmography
Year Movie Oscar nominations Oscar wins Movie director Screenwriter Actor Role
1954 Stříbrný vítr (Silver wind) Yes
1955 Nechte to na mně (Leave it to me) Yes
1958 Štěňata (Puppies) Yes
1960 Laterna magika II Yes
1963 Kdyby ty muziky nebyly Yes
1963 Audition (Konkurs) Yes
1964 Black Peter (Černý Petr) Yes Yes
1964 Loves of a Blonde (Lásky jedné plavovlásky) 1 Yes Yes
1966 Dobře placená procházka (A well paid walk) Yes
1967 The Fireman's Ball (Hoří, má panenko) 1 Yes Yes
1971 Taking Off Yes Yes
1971 I Miss Sonia Henie (Short Film) Yes
1973 Visions of Eight Yes
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 9 5 Yes
1979 Hair Yes
1981 Ragtime 8 Yes
1984 Amadeus 11 8 Yes
1986 Heartbum Yes Dmitri
1989 Valmont 1 Yes Yes
1989 New Years Day Yes Lazlo
1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt 2 Yes
1999 Man on the Moon Yes
2000 Keeping the Faith Yes Father Havel
2006 Goya's Ghosts Yes Yes
2008 Chelsea on the Rocks Yes
2009 Peklo s princeznou (Hell with a Princess) Yes
2011 The Ghost of Munich Yes Yes
2011 The Beloved (Les Bien-aimés) Yes Jaromil

Awards, nominations and honours[change | edit source]

Academy Awards

Golden Globe

Cannes

Berlinale

BAFTA

César Award

David di Donatello

European Film Academy

Czech Lion

List of Greatest Czechs

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