Actor Otakar Brousek dies at 89

The popular and widely respected Czech actor Otakar Brousek has died at the age of 89. Mr. Brousek was a member of the prestigious Vinohrady Theatre in Prague which he joined in 1959. Despite his advanced age he still appeared in the Czech version of the play Yes, Mr. Prime Minister which premiered in 2005. In 1996 Otakar Brousek received an award for his contribution to Czech dubbing and a few years ago he received the Thalia prize for his lifelong contribution to Czech theatre.