Jan Rubes

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Birthday
6, 1920
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jun 29, 2009 (89)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1920
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jun 29, 2009 (89)

About

Czech-Canadian opera singer and actor who was a winner of a 1990 Earle Grey Award and was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 1995.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Prague Conservatoire before joining the Prague Opera House as a bass singer.

Trivia

He played the role of an Amish patriarch in Peter Weir's film Witness.

Family Life

He was married to Susan Douglas Rubes from 1950 until his death in 2009, and they had three sons.

Associated With

He played the role of Jan in the film D2: The Mighty Ducks, starring Emilio Estevez.