Latest Vaclav Havel News

Former Czech Republic Leader Vaclav Havel Dies

19th December 2011

Former Czech Republic leader and playwright Vaclav Havel has died at the age of 75.Havel, who ruled the country for 10 years from 1993, passed away at his country home in Hradecek, north of Prague...

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Hugh Jackman Overcame 'Poof' Worries To Be An Actor

1st July 2011

Hugh Jackman was initially deterred from becoming an actor because he thought people would think he was gay.The 'Wolverine' star discovered a passion for theatre and musicals when he was growing up in his native...

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Havel To Turn Play Into First Film

1st July 2010

Former Czech Republic leader VACLAV HAVEL is to add moviemaker to his resume when work starts on the film adaptation of his play LEAVING this month (Jul10).The play opened in Prague to warm reviews in...

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Burrows' Sunglasses Stolen By Ex-president

21st July 2006

Hollywood actress SAFFRON BURROWS had her sunglasses stolen by an unlikely thief recently - the Czech Republic's former president VACLAV HAVEL. The TROY star was attending a film festival in the Czech town of Karlovy...

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Sir Sean Connery Causes Lxg Upset At Venice Film Festival

20th August 2003

Actor SIR SEAN CONNERY is at the centre of a row with the organisers of the VENICE FILM FESTIVAL - for deciding to hold his latest film premiere in Prague, Czech Republic instead. The...

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Mick Jagger Hires Top Hotel For 60th Bash

20th July 2003

Veteran rocker MICK JAGGER has hired a luxury hotel to celebrate his 60th birthday - but only after he was refused permission to hold the bash at a former royal residency in Prague, Czech Republic....

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