Josef Kemr

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Josef Kemr
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Josef Kemr
Born(1922-06-20)20 June 1922
Prague, Czech Republic
Died15 January 1995(1995-01-15) (aged 72)
Prague, Czech Republic
Nationality Czech
Occupation Actor
Years active1937–1995
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Grave at the Šárka Cemetery

Josef Kemr (20 June 1922 – 15 January 1995) was a Czech actor. He starred in the 1969/1970 film Witchhammer under director Otakar Vávra. [1]

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Selected filmography

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References

  1. "Kladivo na čarodějnice". Czech Film Database. Retrieved August 15, 2010.