Miloš Forman

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Miloš Forman
Jan Tomáš Forman

(1932-02-18)18 February 1932
Died13 April 2018(2018-04-13) (aged 86)
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
Years active1953–2011
Spouse(s)Jana Brejchová (m. 1958–1962; divorced)
Vera Kresadlova-Formanova (m. 1964–1999; divorced)
Martina Zborilova-Forman (m. 1999–2018; his death)

Miloš Forman (18 February 1932 – 13 April 2018) was a Czech-American movie director and screenwriter. He was an emigrant to the US from Czechoslovakia. He was born in Caslav. Two of 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 won the Academy Award for Best Director twice.

Personal life[change | change source]

He became an American citizen in 1977. His full name was Jan Tomáš Forman.

Forman died at a hospital in Danbury, Connecticut from a short-illness on 13 April 2018 at the age of 86.[1]

Movies[change | change source]

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 Heartburn 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 | change source]

Academy Awards

Golden Globe




César Award

David di Donatello

European Film Academy

Czech Lion

List of Greatest Czechs

References[change | change source]

  1. "Milos Forman, Oscar-Winning Director of 'Cuckoo's Nest' and 'Amadeus,' Dies at 86". Hollywood Reporter. 14 April 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  2. "Berlinale: 1997 Prize Winners". Archived from the original on 2013-11-11. Retrieved 2012-01-12.

Other websites[change | change source]