Barbora Hrzánová

Barbora Hrzánová (born 22 April 1964) is a Czech actress and musician.[3] She won the Alfréd Radok Award for Best Actress in 1994 for her role in the play The Seagull at the Theatre on the Balustrade in Prague. At the 2003 Thalia Awards, she won Best Actress in a Play for her role in Hrdý Budžes at the Antonín Dvořák Theatre in Příbram.[4] She is married to actor Radek Holub, with whom she often performs on stage.[5]

Barbora Hrzánov
white female seated behind set of hand drums, with a microphone in front of her
Hrzánová performing with Condurango in 2012
Born (1964-04-22) 22 April 1964 (age 58)
České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Alma materAcademy of Performing Arts in Prague
OccupationActress, musician
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)Radek Holub[1]
Children1
Parent(s)Jiří Hrzán (father)[2]
Věra Šmídová (mother)
RelativesKarel Dobrý (brother-in-law)

CareerEdit

ActingEdit

After graduating from Prague's DAMU, Hrzánová joined the National Theater. In 1993, she moved to the Theatre on the Balustrade.

Her first prominent film role was in Filip Renč's 1992 production Requiem pro panenku,[6][7] for which she was awarded at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 1994, she won the Alfréd Radok Award for Best Actress in Chekhov's play The Seagull. Following this, she spent ten years at Divadlo v Řeznické in Prague, also appearing at Divadlo Na Jezerce.

She has been nominated for a Czech Lion Award three times: for Best Supporting Actress in Thanks for Every New Morning (1994),[8] Conspirators of Pleasure (1996), and Modrý tygr (2012).[9] She won a Thalia Award in 2003 for her performance in the production Hrdý Budžes.[4]

Other projectsEdit

The actress is a member of the band Bára Hrzánová & Condurango, which she formed in the 1980s with fellow DAMU alumnus Pavel Anděl. She is the band's primary songwriter, as well as singing and playing percussion and the trumpet.[10] She has also coauthored the book Vinnetou naší doby: Velký tajem staré lišky Báry Hrzánové, together with magazine editor Richard Erml.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

Hrzánová is married to Radek Holub.[12][1] She is the daughter of actor Jiří Hrzán,[2] and her brother-in-law is Karel Dobrý. Her nephew is actor and model Cyril Dobrý.[13]

Selected filmographyEdit

FilmEdit

List of film appearances, with year, title, and role shown
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Requiem pro panenku Johanka
1994 Thanks for Every New Morning Lenka
1996 Conspirators of Pleasure Postmistress
2006 Pleasant Moments Sára
2012 Modrý tygr Gerzová

TelevisionEdit

List of television appearances, with year, title, and role shown
Year Title Role Notes
2002–08 Carodejné pohádky Narrator 13 episodes
2003 Hospital at the End of the City, Twenty Years On Saša Machovcová 12 episodes
2005 Dobrá čtvrť 3 episodes
2008 Hospital at the End of the City – The New Generation Saša Machovcová 13 episodes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Barbora Hrzánová a Radek Holub: Spolu nás to pořád baví. Na jevišti i doma" [Barbora Hrzánová and Radek Holub: We Always Have Fun Together. On Stage and at Home]. novinky.cz (in Czech). 21 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Byl malý vzrůstem, ale velkým hercem a milovníkem plného života…" [He Was Small in Stature, but a Great Actor and Lover of Life…]. lidovky.cz (in Czech). 20 March 2009. Archived from the original on 23 March 2009. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  3. ^ "AUT - Úplné zobrazení záznamu" [AUT – Full Record]. aleph.nkp.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  4. ^ a b "Divadelní Thálii získal i Václav Havel" [Even Václav Havel Won a Thalia Theatre Award]. idnes.cz (in Czech). 27 March 2004. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Barbora Hrzánová a Radek Holub: Spolu nás to pořád baví. Na jevišti i doma". novinky.cz (in Czech). 21 March 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  6. ^ "A Brief Review: "Requiem pro panenku" [1991 Czechoslovakia]". thirstyrabbit.net. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  7. ^ "6 zásadních věcí, které jste netušili o filmu Requiem pro panenku" [6 Essential Things You Didn't Know About Requiem pro panenku]. extra.cz (in Czech). 31 January 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  8. ^ "Díky za kazdé nové ráno (1994)". imdb.com. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  9. ^ "Barbora Hrzánová". filmcz.info (in Czech). 14 February 2012. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  10. ^ "Bára Hrzánová & Condurango". facebook.com. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  11. ^ "Vinnetou naší doby". cbdb.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  12. ^ "Na plovárně: Barbora Hrzánová a Radek Holub". ceskatelevize.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  13. ^ "Herec Cyril Dobrý o natáčení Zrádců: Říkali jsme si to, jak jsme chtěli. Takže mluvíme jako dlaždiči" [Actor Cyril Dobrý on the Filming of Zrádců: We Said Whatever We Wanted. So, We Spoke Like Tilers]. lidovky.cz (in Czech). 20 March 2020. Retrieved 27 March 2022.

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