Miloš Forman

1932 - 2018

Miloš Forman

Jan Tomáš "Miloš" Forman (; Czech: [ˈmɪloʃ ˈforman]; 18 February 1932 – 13 April 2018) was a Czech-American film director, screenwriter, actor, and professor who rose to fame in his native Czechoslovakia before emigrating to the United States in 1968. Forman was an important figure in the Czechoslovak New Wave. Film scholars and Czechoslovakian authorities saw his 1967 film The Firemen's Ball as a biting satire on Eastern European Communism, and it was banned for many years in his home country. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miloš Forman has received more than 1,528,225 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 21st most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Miloš Forman ranks 21 out of 1,305Before him are Luchino Visconti, Jean-Luc Godard, Leni Riefenstahl, Martin Scorsese, Luis Buñuel, and Andrei Tarkovsky. After him are Georges Méliès, Pedro Almodóvar, François Truffaut, Michelangelo Antonioni, Bernardo Bertolucci, and Fritz Lang.

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Among people born in 1932, Miloš Forman ranks 8Before him are Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds, Johnny Cash, Jacques Chirac, Omar Sharif, and Andrei Tarkovsky. After him are François Truffaut, John Williams, Cesare Maldini, Abebe Bikila, Peter O'Toole, and Dian Fossey. Among people deceased in 2018, Miloš Forman ranks 8Before him are Stan Lee, George H. W. Bush, Kofi Annan, Ingvar Kamprad, Charles Aznavour, and Montserrat Caballé. After him are Bernardo Bertolucci, Amos Oz, Philip Roth, Aretha Franklin, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, and Paul Bocuse.

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Among people born in Czechia, Miloš Forman ranks 10 out of 445Before him are Gregor Mendel (1822), Oskar Schindler (1908), Milan Kundera (1929), Rainer Maria Rilke (1875), Václav Havel (1936), and John of Nepomuk (1350). After him are Ernst Mach (1838), Karel Čapek (1890), Joseph Schumpeter (1883), Wilhelm Steinitz (1836), Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), and Albrecht von Wallenstein (1583).


Among film directors born in Czechia, Miloš Forman ranks 1After him are Jan Švankmajer (1934), G. W. Pabst (1885), Věra Chytilová (1929), Václav Vorlíček (1930), Jiří Trnka (1912), Karel Reisz (1926), Karel Lamač (1897), Elmar Klos (1910), and Edgar G. Ulmer (1904).

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