About George Voskovec
June 19, 1905 - July 04, 1981
|Place of Birth||:||Sázava, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic)|
|Also Known As||:||Jiří Voskovec, Jiří Wachsmann, Jiri Voskovec, Petr Dolan , F. Formen|
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Founded Czech avantgarde theatre and film group 'Osvobozene divadlo' with actor Jan Werich in 1927. Affiliated with the Poetist movement (Karel Teige). Made succesfull comedy shows with political themes. Voskovec left Czechoslovakia after the German invasion, 1938/39 and emigrated to the US.