Who knew there were so many famous people named Karel in the world? Our list of celebrities named Karel includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Karels below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Karel, actors named Karel, and much more. Karel Čapek, Karel Appel, and Karel Poborský are only a few of the well-known people named Karel on this list.
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Karel Goeyvaerts was a Belgian composer.
Karel Roden Actor
Karel Roden is a Czech actor, popularly known for his roles in Hellboy and The Bourne Supremacy, and his voice work in Grand Theft Auto IV.
Karel Hynek Mácha
Karel Hynek Mácha was a Czech romantic poet.
Karel Geraerts is a Belgian football player who plays for Charleroi. Geraerts played for Club Brugge from 1998 to December 2003. In 2004 Club Brugge lent him to Lokeren where he scored his first ...more
Karel D'Haene is a Belgian football player who currently plays for S.V. Zulte Waregem in Belgium.
Karel Reisz Film Producer, Film Director
Karel Reisz was a Czech-born British filmmaker who was active in post–World War II Britain, and one of the pioneers of the new realist strain in 1950s and 1960s British cinema.
Karel Schoeman Novelist
Karel Schoeman is a South African novelist, historian, translator and man of letters. He is the author of 19 novels and numerous works of history. He is one of South Africa's most awarded ...more
Karel Heřmánek Actor, Voice acting
Karel Heřmánek is a Czech actor. He was born in Prague and appeared in more than forty films between 1976 and 2008.
Karel Hašler Songwriter, Producer, Screenwriter
Karel Hašler was a Czech songwriter, actor, lyricist, film and theatre director, composer, writer, dramatist, screenwriter and cabaretier. He was murdered in the Mauthausen concentration camp.
Karel deLeeuw Mathematician, Scientist
Karel deLeeuw, or de Leeuw, was a mathematics professor at Stanford University, specializing in harmonic analysis and functional analysis.
Karel Effa Actor
Karel Effa was an actor.