Actress Vĕra Tichánková dies at 93

Czech theatre, film, and tv actress Vĕra Tichánková has died at the age of 93 after a long illness. Tichánková’s career began on stage after the Second World War with her film debut in 1958. She eventually appeared in more than 100 films and tv roles. Some of her last film appearances included in the hit Jan Svěrak directed Vratné Lahve (Returned Bottles) in 2007. She received a lifetime award for her contribution to acting in 2002.