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List of notable or famous playwrights from Czech Republic, with bios and photos, including the top playwrights born in Czech Republic and even some popular playwrights who immigrated to Czech Republic. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Czech playwrights then this list is the perfect resource for you. These playwrights are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known playwright from Czech Republic is included when available.

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This historic playwrights from Czech Republic list can help answer the questions "Who are some Czech playwrights of note?" and "Who are the most famous playwrights from Czech Republic?" These prominent playwrights of Czech Republic may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Czech playwrights.

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Bolek Polívka is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Playwrights from Czech Republic
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Boleslav Polívka is a Czech film and theatre actor, mime, playwright and screenwriter. Polívka played in more than 40 films. ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Czech Republic, Vizovice

Profession: Mime artist, Actor, Playwright

Credits: Divided We Fall, Skřítek, Bathory, Freckled Max and the Spooks, Something Like Happiness, + more

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Emil Artur Longen was a screenwriter, actor, film director, writer, painter and playwright. ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1885-1936)

Birthplace: Pardubice, Czech Republic

Profession: Painter, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Film Director, + more

Credits: Rudi na záletech, Hubička, Rudi na křtinách, Rudi sportsman, Pobočník Jeho Výsosti, + more

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Ivan Klíma is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Playwrights from Czech Republic
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Ivan Klíma is a Czech novelist and playwright. He has received the Magnesia Litera Award and the Franz Kafka Prize, among other honors. ...more

Age: 85

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Profession: Professor, Novelist, Writer, Playwright

Credits: A Summer of Love

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Jan Werich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Playwrights from Czech Republic
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Jan Werich was a Czech actor, playwright and writer. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1905-1980)

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Playwright

Credits: Fimfarum Jana Wericha, Fimfárum 2, The Fabulous Baron Munchausen, The Fall of Berlin, Le Golem, + more

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