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Vasek Simek

Highest Rated: 100% Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

Lowest Rated: 28% Havana (1990)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Czechoslovakia-born character actor Vasek Simek spent many years teaching his craft at Lee Strasburg's Institute. Before that, he had a sporadic acting career in feature films that began with his playing the Soviet premier in Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987). He passed away in May 1994 after collapsing during a performance in Zagreb, Croatia. His other film credits included Green Card (1990), Searching for Bobby Fisher (1993), and Six Degrees of Separation (1993). Simek made his final appearance playing Professor Stowkowski in Ed Wood (1994).

Highest Rated Movies



92% Ed Wood Professor Strowski 1994
88% Six Degrees of Separation Frank the Doorman 1993
42% My Life Uncle Henry 1993
100% Searching for Bobby Fischer Russian Park Player 1993
37% Housesitter Karol 1992
83% Dead Again Otto 1991
72% Mistress Hans 1991
60% Green Card Maitre D' 1990
28% Havana Willy 1990
No Score Yet Anna Czech Demonstrator #1 1987
29% Amazing Grace and Chuck Soviet Premier 1987


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