Alfréd Radok

Theatre Director, Film director

1914 – 1976

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Who was Alfréd Radok?

Alfréd Radok was a distinguished Czech stage director.

He worked as the stage director of the National Theatre in Prague in the years 1948 to 1949 and 1966 to 1968. Radok's work belongs with the top Czech stage direction of the 20th century. He is often cited as a formalist in his work.

With scenographer Josef Svoboda, he created in Brussels the Laterna Magika, which combined live actors with projections on multiple irregularly-shaped projection screens. On this times was his assistant today famous Czech/American director Miloš Forman.

With his wife Marie Radoková, Radok had a son, David Radok, a stage director, and a daughter Barbara Radok.

His younger brother Emil Radok was also a director and Alfréd Radok's collaborator.

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Born
Dec 17, 1914
Týn nad Vltavou
Also known as
  • Alfred Radok
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  • Czech Republic
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Died
Apr 22, 1976
Vienna

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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