Vlastimil Brodský
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1920
Birth Place:
Hrosovany, Czechoslovakia


A droopy-faced clown whose familiar voice echoed through the minds of generations of Czech children enamored by the fairy-tale cartoons that ran nightly on television, Vlastimil Brodsky was the clown that laughed despite the pain beneath the surface. Born in Hrusovany, Czechoslovakia, in 1920, Brodsky was schooled in the arts of acting by influential Czech stage thespian E.F. Burian before joining...