Jana was born in Czech republic. At the of 12 she started visiting an amateur acting club in her native town. It was the beginning of her passion. After graduating at Janacek’s Academy of Art in Brno the passion turned into profession. During the studies she was awarded as the best actress at the International Theatrical Festival in Warsaw. She gained the engagement in one of the most famous Brno’s theatre Hadivadlo. Her first film experience was in “Empties”, directed by Czech Oscar director Jan Sverak. Few month later she was lucky to play with Mads Mikkelsen in Danish film “Prag”. Year 2009 brought her a main role in “Protector”, directed by Marek Najbrt, and first Czech Lion Award for the best actress. During the next years, she has made around 80 films and series. Now she lives in Prague, having the engagement in the theatre Na Zabradli where Vaclav Havel had worked as a dramatist in the past. And the passion for the profession still continues.
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