Sunday, February 15, 2015

RIP Jan Pohan

Actor Jan Pohan has died at 84.

At the age of 84 years on Friday morning died the actor John Pagan, who played mainly in dozens of film and television roles.  Due to his masculine appearance he often portrayed soldiers and criminologists.

In 2001 he was awarded the Lifetime of František mastery for dubbing.  "He went peacefully after a pre-filled life," said his daughter Catherine Špačková.  Her father was still working not long before his death. His last acting and achievement was the television series Modrava Criminal Police, which is scheduled to end in February of this year's broadcast TV Nova.

A native of Karlovy Vary came to acting in the army in the 1950s, where he was emcee of the Army ensemble welcomes Nejedlého.  Then got an engagement in a village-touring theater since 1960, was then a member of the troupe Barrandov Film Studios. He first appeared in films in 1958 with the psychological drama “Zde jsou lvi”, he played an unfaithful lover to the unfaithful wife of the main character. This was followed by the role of soldiers and officers Slovak and foreign armies. Pohan appeared in nearly 100 movies.

Since the 1960s he was also regularly featured in TV shows and more movies. Viewers will remember him mostly as gamekeeper Antoš. In recent years, Pohan devoted his to too teaching acting classes and as a voice dubber.  He Lent his voice for example, the hero of the TV series Matlock and Commissioner Navarro. 

POHAN, Jan (Kurt Ferdinand Jüstl)
Born: 12/7/1930, Drahovice, Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia
Died: 2/13/2015, Prague, Czech Republic

Jan Pohan’s westerns – actor, voice dubber:
A Fistful of Dollars – 1964 [Czechoslovakian voice of Wolfgang Lukschy]
Last of the Renegades – 1964 [Czechoslovakian voice of Jurica Dijakovic]
Lemonade Joe – 1964 (bandit)
Massacre at Marble City – 1964
The Noble Cowboy Sandy or Gamble Bride (TV) – 1964 (bandit)
Death Rides a Horse - 1968 [Czechoslovakian voice of Franco Balducci]
The Prairie - 1969 [Czechoslovakian voice of Pierre Massimi]
Fatal Error – 1970 [Czechoslovakian voice of Gojko Mitić]
Tecumseh – 1972 [Czechoslovakian voice of Leon Niemczyk]
Ulzana – 1974 [Czechoslovakian voice of Dinu Gherasim, Holger Eckert, Klaus Gehrke, Jimmy
Keoma – 1975 [Czechoslovakian voice of William Berger]

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