BirthdayNovember 10, 1899

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jan Roth

    Full name: Jan Roth
    Also known as: Jan Roth, Roth, Jan
    Professions: Cinematographer, Camera Department, Actor
    Occupation: Cinematographer

  2. Jan Roth Known for

    There Once Was a King... (1955), The Princess with the Golden Star (1959), The Proud Princess (1952), The Merry Wives (1939)

  3. Jan Roth Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 4th of October, 1972 (Age: 72)

  4. Jan Roth Biography

    Jan Roth (1899–1972) was a Czech cinematographer. After serving an apprenticeship under the German-based Karl Anton and Karel Lama?, Roth was one of the most prolific cinematographers in 1930s Czech cinema. Following the German occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1938 he was employed by the Prague-based German film studio Prag-Film. After the Second World War Roth continued to work in the now Communist Czech film industry until 1969. He was noted for his ability to create Chiaroscuro effects.

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