Actor Jan Triska has died on Monday following a fall from the iconic Prague Charles Bridge. He was 80 years old.
While the circumstances surrounding his fall have not been released, Prague theatre director Jan Hrusinsky has confirmed his unfortunate death. Triska passed away at Prague’s military hospital overnight due to his injuries from his fall on Saturday.
He was known for his roles in “Ragtime,” “The People vs. Larry Flint,” and “Ronin” to name a few. With over 130 acting credits, his impact on the entertainment business will not be forgotten.
According to Fox News, Triska moved to the United States after he was banned by the Czechoslovak Communist regime. He then called Los Angeles home and went on appeared in many movies. He had a lead role in the film “The Elementary School,” which was nominated for an Academy Award.
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