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Karel Stepanek was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Stepanek started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Robert Taylor drama "Conspirator" (1950), the romance "Affair in Trinidad" (1952) with Rita Hayworth and "City Beneath the Sea" (1953) with Robert Ryan. He also appeared in the drama "Never Let Me Go" (1953) with Clark Gable and the drama "The Gay Adventure" (1953) with Burgess Meredith. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, appearing in the crime adaptation "Prize of Gold" (1955) with Richard Widmark, "Anastasia" (1956) and "The Cockleshell Heroes" (1956). He also appeared in "Die Schachnovelle" (1960) and "I Aim at the Stars" (1960). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the comedic adaptation "Our Man in Havana" (1960) with Alec Guinness, the Kenneth More dramatic adaptation "Sink the Bismarck!" (1960) and the dramatic adaptation "The Heroes of Telemark" (1965) with Kirk Douglas. He also appeared in "Before Winter Comes" (1968) and the Yul Brynner crime flick "The File of the Golden Goose" (1969). Stepanek more recently acted in the Michael Crawford sports drama "The Games" (1970). Stepanek...

Karel Stepanek was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Stepanek started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Robert Taylor drama "Conspirator" (1950), the romance "Affair in Trinidad" (1952) with Rita Hayworth and "City Beneath the Sea" (1953) with Robert Ryan. He also appeared in the drama "Never Let Me Go" (1953) with Clark Gable and the drama "The Gay Adventure" (1953) with Burgess Meredith. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, appearing in the crime adaptation "Prize of Gold" (1955) with Richard Widmark, "Anastasia" (1956) and "The Cockleshell Heroes" (1956). He also appeared in "Die Schachnovelle" (1960) and "I Aim at the Stars" (1960). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the comedic adaptation "Our Man in Havana" (1960) with Alec Guinness, the Kenneth More dramatic adaptation "Sink the Bismarck!" (1960) and the dramatic adaptation "The Heroes of Telemark" (1965) with Kirk Douglas. He also appeared in "Before Winter Comes" (1968) and the Yul Brynner crime flick "The File of the Golden Goose" (1969). Stepanek more recently acted in the Michael Crawford sports drama "The Games" (1970). Stepanek passed away in December 1980 at the age of 81.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Games (1970) Kubitsek
2.
 Before Winter Comes (1969) Count Kerassy
3.
 The File of the Golden Goose (1969) Mueller
4.
 The Frozen Dead (1967) Lubeck
5.
 The Heroes of Telemark (1966) Hartmuller
6.
 Operation Crossbow (1965) Professor Hoffer
7.
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 Devil Doll (1964) Dr. Heller
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