June 7, 2021

Birthday of Czech Cinderella

On June 7, 1953, in the city of Brno (Czechoslovakia), the star of Czech and Czechoslovak cinema Libuše Šafránková was born.

Kolja (Kolya). Director Jan Sverák, 1996. Movie's Rating - 9,310, 100th Rank in the Golden Thousand.

From early childhood, Libuše dreamed of the stage, and therefore, after graduating from high school, she entered the Prague Theater School. While still at the drama school, in 1971 Libuše got a role in the television film "Babicka (Granny)", which (the role) made her quite a notable actress in Czechoslovakia.

Tri orísky pro Popelku (Three Wishes for Cinderella). Director Václav Vorlícek, 1973. Movie's Rating - 8,028, 678th Rank in the Golden Thousand.

Thanks to this fame, in 1973, Libuše Šafránková simultaneously starred in two full-length feature films: "Rodeo" and "Tri orísky pro Popelku (Three Wishes for Cinderella)". The role of Cinderella brought the young Actress international fame, since the film "Three Wishes for Cinderella" by Václav Vorlícek was shown with great success in many countries, from the USA to Australia, not to mention the USSR and Europe. And besides fame, the role in the fairy tale about Cinderella brought the actress the reputation of "the princess of Czechoslovak cinema".

Vesnicko má stredisková (My Sweet Little Village). Director Jirí Menzel, 1985.

By her 68th birthday, Libuše Šafránková counts roles in 30 full-length feature films in her filmography, not counting a huge number of roles in television films and television series. Two films with the participation of Libuše Šafránková entered the Golden Thousand. Thanks to this indicator and thanks to the fabulous beauty, Libuše Šafránková is included in the list of the 100 most beautiful and sexy Actresses in world cinema, compiled by FilmGourmand.

Obecná skola (The Elementary School). Director Jan Sverák, 1991.

In honor of the birthday of the wonderful Actress, we want to remind her fans of shots from the best films with her participation.

Vrchní, prchni! (Waiter, Scarper!). Director Ladislav Smoljak, 1981.
Malá morská víla (The Little Mermaid). Director Karel Kachyna, 1976.
Princ a Vecernice (The Prince and the Evening Star). Director Václav Vorlícek, 1978.