Petr Čepek

Petr Čepek

  • Born on
    • September 16th, 1940
  • Died on
    • September 20th, 1994
Petr Čepek was a Czech actor associated with The Drama Club in Prague. His final film was Faust, directed by Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer. Cepek attended the Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU) along with many notable Czech actors of the time, before appearing in Ostrava’s first theater, DPB until 1965.  After joining with fellow colleagues in Prague’s Činoherní Klub, where he contributed to the formation of numerous famous theatre productions such as Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment and Gogo’s Revizor (The Government Inspector).   Čepek turned to politics in the late 1980s, participating in political rallies and negotiations before returning to the Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU) to teach until his death in 1994.  Čepek was honored posthumously for his double role in the Švankmajers film Faust.


Acting (13 Credits)

1994Faust as Faust
1991The Elementary School as Rádži Tamil
1985My Sweet Little Village as Josef Turek
1985Dissolved and Effused as Policejní ředitel
1984The Three Veterans as Bimbác
1984The Snowdrop Festivities as řezník
1983Jára Cimrman Lying, Sleeping as arcivévoda / Nývlt
1982The Fall of the House of Usher as Narrator (voice)
1982Ferat Vampire as Kriz
1981Cutting it Short as mistr kominický de Giorgi, člen správní rady
1972Morgiana as Glenar
1970Adelheid as Viktor Chotovický
1968Valley of the Bees as Ondřej z Vlkova


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