Milan Šteindler

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Milan Šteindler
Milan Šteindler and Tomáš Vorel sitting on a red sofa
Šteindler (left) with Tomáš Vorel in 2016
Born (1957-04-12) 12 April 1957 (age 67)
Alma materAcademy of Performing Arts in Prague
Occupation(s)Film director, actor
Years active1975–present
Known forThanks for Every New Morning
Sklep Theatre

Milan Šteindler (born 12 April 1957) is a Czech actor, screenwriter, and film director.[1] He is a graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.[2] He won the Czech Lion Award for Best Director for his 1994 film, Thanks for Every New Morning.[3] He obtained the Silver St. George Award for Directing at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival for the same film.[4]

Together with David Vávra, he founded Sklep Theatre in Prague in 1971.[5]

Along with Petr Čtvrtníček and Vávra, Šteindler wrote and directed the satirical television series Czech Soda.[6] As an actor, he has appeared in over sixty films.

Selected filmography

List of credits, with year, title, and function shown
Year Title Functioned as Notes Ref(s)
Actor Director Screenwriter Role
1985 My Sweet Little Village Yes No No Turek's co-driver
1986 Rosa Luxemburg No Assistant director No N/A
1988 Pražská pětka Yes No No Supervisor
1989 A Hoof Here, a Hoof There Yes No No Old man
1990 Vrať se do hrobu! Yes Yes Yes Víta Jakoubek
1993 Stalingrad No Assistant director No N/A
1993–1998 Czech Soda Yes Yes Yes Various Television show
1994 Thanks for Every New Morning Yes Yes No Member of StB police
1995 Brother of Sleep No Assistant director No N/A
2000 Out of the City Yes No No Hunter
2003 Mazaný Filip Yes No No Psychiatrist
2004 Skřítek Yes No No Slaughterhouse administrator
2005–2008 Dobrá čtvrť Yes No No School janitor Television series – 14 episodes
2006 Rafťáci Yes No No Dany's father
2007 Gympl Yes No No Physics teacher Milan
2012 Goat Story 2 Yes No No Voice

Awards and recognition



  1. ^ "Milan Šteindler". csfd. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Milan Šteindler". (in Czech). Retrieved 25 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Český lev / 1994 / Držitelé ceny 2. Český lev" [Czech Lion / 1994 / Award Winners 2. Czech Lion]. (in Czech). Retrieved 25 December 2021.
  4. ^ "19th Moscow International Film Festival (1995)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  5. ^ "VIDEO: Tajemství Divadla Sklep je love story i návod ke spáse světa" [VIDEO: The Secret of Divadlo Sklep Is a Love Story and a Guide to the Salvation of the World]. (in Czech). 1 March 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2021.
  6. ^ "Česká soda". (in Czech). Retrieved 25 December 2021.