Juraj Jakubisko was a Slovak film director, screenwriter, and artist. He was born on April 30, 1938, in Kojatice, Slovakia. Jakubisko was known for his unique visual style, combining surrealism, fantasy, and folklore elements.
He began his career in the 1960s, directing short films and documentaries before moving on to feature films.
Some of his notable films include “Birds, Orphans and Fools” (1969), “King of Thieves” (1990), and “Bathory” (2008), which was a biopic of the notorious 16th-century countess Elizabeth Bathory.
Jakubisko has won several awards throughout his career, including the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and the Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
He was considered one of the most significant Slovak filmmakers and has been recognized as a Master of Slovak Cinema by the Slovak Film Institute.
Juraj Jakubisko Wife: Meet Deana Horváthová
Juraj Jakubisko’s wife is named Deana Horváthová. She is a Slovak actress who has appeared in several of Jakubisko’s films, including “Perinbaba” (1985) and “Bathory” (2008).
Horváthová was born on August 13, 1959, in Bratislava, Slovakia, and began her acting career in the 1970s. She has also worked in television, theater, and radio.
Jakubisko and Horváthová were married in 1990 and have collaborated on various projects throughout their careers. They have one daughter together named Katarina, who is also an actress and has appeared in some of her father’s films.