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Jan W. Speerger

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Jan W. Speerger
Jan Wenceslaus Speerger (1896-1950).jpg
Born(1896-04-29)29 April 1896
Adamov, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic)
Died25 June 1950(1950-06-25) (aged 54)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
OccupationActor, film director
Years active1915–1950

Jan Wenceslaus Speerger (29 April 1896 – 25 June 1950) was a Czech film actor and film director. He appeared in many Czech movies in the first half of the 20th century.[1]


He started as a cinema projectionist and later worked as a technician and assistant director for Wetebfilm.[2] He acted mostly in supporting roles and also directed three films. He was also a stage actor in Vinohrady Theatre, National Theatre and others.[2]

Selected filmography



  • The Tramp's Heart (1922)
  • Lost Souls (1926)
  • Gypsy Love (1938)


  1. ^ "Jan W. Speerger". Filmový přehled. NFA. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  2. ^ a b "Jan W. Speerger". ČSFD.
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