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Miloš Forman

Milos Forman
at the 44th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Personal information
Birth nameJan Tomáš Forman
Birth dateFebruary 18, 1932(age 84)
Place of birthČáslav, Czechoslovakia
OccupationActor
Director
Screenwriter
Years active1953 present
SpouseJana Brejchová (1958 62; divorced)
Vera Kresadlova-Formanova (1964 99; divorced)
Martina Zborilova-Forman (1999 present)

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Jan Tomáš Forman (-csˈjan ˈtomaːʃ ˈforman; born February 18, 1932), better known as Miloš Forman (-csˈmɪloʃ ˈforman, c-enlangˈmiːloʊʃ_ˈfɔərmən), is a Czech-American director, screenwriter, professor, and an emigrant from Czechoslovakia. Two of his films, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus, are among the most celebrated in the history of film, both gaining him the Academy Award for Best Director. He was also nominated for the same award for The People vs. Larry Flynt. He also won Golden Globe, Cannes, Berlinale, BAFTA, Cesar, David di Donatello, European Film Academy, and Czech Lion awards.


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