The Czech film industry is crying! Legendary stuntman Jaroslav Tomsa has died
August 5, 2015
Jaroslav Tomsa, 85, died on the afternoon of Tuesday August 4th. It was confirmed by ČTK Director of Filmka Ladislav Lahoda.
Tomsa, who was the founder of the now world-famous Czech stunt school OMSA, died after a short battle with cancer. He is famous for such films as Lemonade Joe, Capricious Summer, Joachim, Hoď ho do stoje! and Postřižiny!. He was also featured in dozens of smaller films. and roles. Jaroslav last appeared nine years ago on the release of his book Menzel's I Served the King.
Born: 2/19/1930, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died: 8/4/2015, Prague, Czech Republic
Jaroslav Tomsa’s wester – actor:
Lemonade Joe – 1964 (fighter)