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 Milos Forman

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Birth
Caslav, Okres Děčín, Ústecký (Usti nad Labem), Czech Republic
Death
13 Apr 2018 (aged 86)
Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID
188792495 View Source

Motion Picture Director. He received Academy Awards for the films "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975) and "Amadeus" (1985). Born to a Jewish father who was a professor of Education, his mother was Protestant, both his parents perished in Nazi concentration camps. As a result, he was raised by other various relatives. After graduating from Prague's Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he initially wrote screenplays, prior to making his directing debut with the documentary "Magic Lantern II" (1960). He moved on to features in his native Czechoslovakia with "Black Peter" (1964) and became internationally recognized with the American comedy "Taking Off" (1971). Among his other film credits include "Hair" (1979), "Ragtime" (1981) and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" (1996).

Motion Picture Director. He received Academy Awards for the films "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975) and "Amadeus" (1985). Born to a Jewish father who was a professor of Education, his mother was Protestant, both his parents perished in Nazi concentration camps. As a result, he was raised by other various relatives. After graduating from Prague's Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he initially wrote screenplays, prior to making his directing debut with the documentary "Magic Lantern II" (1960). He moved on to features in his native Czechoslovakia with "Black Peter" (1964) and became internationally recognized with the American comedy "Taking Off" (1971). Among his other film credits include "Hair" (1979), "Ragtime" (1981) and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" (1996).

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 13 Apr 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 188792495
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/188792495/milos-forman: accessed ), memorial page for Milos Forman (18 Feb 1932–13 Apr 2018), Find a Grave Memorial ID 188792495, citing New Warren Cemetery, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .