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George Pravda

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George Pravda (1916-1985)
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George Pravda

Born: Mon 19th June 1916
Died: Wed 1st May 1985 (age: 68)


George Pravda was a Czechoslovakian film and television actor.

He had three main roles in Doctor Who, playing Denes in the The Enemy of the World, Jaeger in The Mutants and Castellan Spandrell in The Deadly Assassin

He began his career in Czechoslovakia, where he was credited as Jir� Pravda, and then emigrated to the United Kingdom.

He then appeared in numerous British films and television series.

His film credits include: Operation Amsterdam (1959), The Password Is Courage(1962), Thunderball (1965), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), Hanover Street (1979) and Firefox (1982).

TV appearances include: No Hiding PlaceThe AvengersThe SaintThe Baron,The PrisonerSpecial BranchDepartment SCallanSoftly, Softly,DoomwatchCodenamePublic EyeSpy TrapMoonbase 3ColditzI, Claudius,The Duchess of Duke Street1990The ProfessionalsThe Onedin LineTinker, Tailor, Soldier, SpyChessgame and Bulman.

His wife Hana Maria was also an actor.