George Pravda

Last updated 09 January 2020

George Pravda (1916-1985)
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JirĂ­ Pravda

Born: Monday 19th June 1916
Died: Wednesday 1st May 1985 (age: 68)


George Pravda was a Czechoslovakian film and television actor.

He began his career in Czechoslovakia under his own name, and then emigrated to the United Kingdom and anglicised his name to George.

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).

As well as his three appearances in Doctor Who, other 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.