Czech actor Jirí Holý died in Prague, Czech Republic on November 11th at 86. Originally Jirí was to be a professional designer, after graduating from Business College after two years of studying graphics and painting until the Nazis in 1939 closed the Czech universities. He played in amateur theaters, and finally after the 2nd World War became a professional actor. In films he played a large number of small roles and in TV episodes, especially at a younger age he often was seen in negative characters (antihero). He first played in various regional theaters (theater workers in Zlín, Opava, Pardubice), then many years later, he worked in the Prague Theater E. F. Burian. In regional theaters also occasionally worked as set designer and costume designer. In 1986 he retired and appeared only occasionally.
Born: 11/27/1922, Ruzomberok, Czechoslovakia
Died: 11/11/2009, Prague, Czech Republic
Jirí Holý's western - actor:
The Noble Cowboy Sandy or Gamble Bride (TV) – 1964 (cardsharp)