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August 20, 2018
biography u
  • Born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, on February 18, 1932, a young Milos Forman lost his parents in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. He studied filmmaking in Prague and made several films in his native country during the 1960s, including his first, Magic Lantern II (1960), before leaving for America. His first American film, Taking Off (1971), received little attention. But the follow-up, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), was an unqualified success and earned Forman a Best Director Oscar. After adaptations of the musical "Hair" (1970) and the book Ragtime (1981), Forman directed the Mozart biography Amadeus (1984), which garnered a second Oscar for directing. He continued to strike gold in the biography genre with the Oscar-nominated The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Man on the Moon (1999), which chronicled the bizarre life of comedian Andy Kaufman.
  • Born Jan Tomas Forman, Milos Forman lost his parents in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. He studied filmmaking in Prague and made several films in his native country during the 1960s, including his first, Magic Lantern II (1960), before leaving for America. His first American film, Taking Off (1971), received little attention. But the follow-up, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), was an unqualified success and earned Forman a Best Director Oscar. After adaptations of the musical "Hair" (1970) and the book Ragtime (1981), Forman directed the Mozart biography Amadeus (1984), which garnered a second Oscar for directing. He continued to strike gold in the biography genre with the Oscar-nominated The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Man on the Moon (1999), which chronicled the bizarre life of comedian Andy Kaufman.
April 14, 2018
known_for_department u
  • Acting
  • Directing
fr-FR
biography a
  • Jan Tomáš Forman, né le 18 février 1932 à Čáslav, Tchécoslovaquie, et mort le 13 avril 2018, connu sous le nom de Miloš Forman, est un professeur de cinéma, un scénariste et un réalisateur américain d'origine tchécoslovaque
deathday a
  • 2018-04-13
translations a
  • fr-FR
March 30, 2017
translations a
  • cs-CZ
November 28, 2016
es-ES
biography a
  • Miloš Forman es un director de cine, actor y guionista checo. Dos de sus películas, Amadeus y One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, recibieron varios premios Óscar, incluido el de mejor director en ambas. Otras de sus obras también fueron reconocidas con premios internacionales.
  • Miloš Forman es hijo de padres protestantes. A temprana edad, quedó huérfano, después de que su madre muriera en el campo de concentración de Auschwitz y su padre en Buchenwald, donde fue arrestado por distribuir libros prohibidos por el nazismo. Durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, Forman vivió con parientes y luego descubrió que su padre biológico era un arquitecto judío. Después de la guerra, acudió a la escuela pública Krále Jiřího en la ciudad de Podebrady, donde sus compañeros de estudios fueron Václav Havel y los hermanos Mašín. Posteriormente, estudió dirección cinematográfica en la Escuela de Cine de Praga, donde uno de sus maestros fue Otakar Vávra.
translations a
  • es-ES
March 9, 2016
gender u
  • 0
  • 2
biography u
  • Born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, on February 18, 1932, a young Milos Forman lost his parents in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. He studied filmmaking in Prague and made several films in his native country during the 1960s, including his first, Magic Lantern II (1960), before leaving for America. His first American film, Taking Off (1971), received little attention. But the follow-up, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), was an unqualified success and earned Forman a Best Director Oscar. After adaptations of the musical "Hair" (1970) and the book Ragtime (1981), Forman directed the Mozart biography Amadeus (1984), which garnered a second Oscar for directing. He continued to strike gold in the biography genre with the Oscar-nominated The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Man on the Moon (1999), which chronicled the bizarre life of comedian Andy Kaufman.
  • Born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, on February 18, 1932, a young Milos Forman lost his parents in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. He studied filmmaking in Prague and made several films in his native country during the 1960s, including his first, Magic Lantern II (1960), before leaving for America. His first American film, Taking Off (1971), received little attention. But the follow-up, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), was an unqualified success and earned Forman a Best Director Oscar. After adaptations of the musical "Hair" (1970) and the book Ragtime (1981), Forman directed the Mozart biography Amadeus (1984), which garnered a second Oscar for directing. He continued to strike gold in the biography genre with the Oscar-nominated The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Man on the Moon (1999), which chronicled the bizarre life of comedian Andy Kaufman.
November 18, 2013
also_known_as a
  • ["Milos Forman"]
February 21, 2013
place_of_birth u
  • Cáslav, Czechoslovakia
  • Čáslav, Československo
biography u
  • Born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, on February 18, 1932, a young Milos Forman lost his parents in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. He studied filmmaking in Prague and made several films in his native country during the 1960s, including his first, Magic Lantern II (1960), before leaving for America.
  • His first American film, Taking Off (1971), received little attention. But the follow-up, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), was an unqualified success and earned Forman a Best Director Oscar.
  • Born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, on February 18, 1932, a young Milos Forman lost his parents in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. He studied filmmaking in Prague and made several films in his native country during the 1960s, including his first, Magic Lantern II (1960), before leaving for America.
  • His first American film, Taking Off (1971), received little attention. But the follow-up, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), was an unqualified success and earned Forman a Best Director Oscar.
  • After adaptations of the musical "Hair" (1970) and the book Ragtime (1981), Forman directed the Mozart biography Amadeus (1984), which garnered a second Oscar for directing. He continued to strike gold in the biography genre with the Oscar-nominated The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Man on the Moon (1999), which chronicled the bizarre life of comedian Andy Kaufman.
name u
  • Milos Forman
  • Miloš Forman

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