Marketa Irglova

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Birthday
28, 1988
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Birth Sign
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Birthday
28, 1988 (age 31)
Birthplace
Czech Republic

About

Czech singer, songwriter, and actress who played a main role in the film Once alongside Glen Hansard. She and Hansard won an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for the song "Falling Slowly" in Once.

Before Fame

She started taking piano lessons at age 8 and learned guitar at age 9.

Trivia

She was a member of the band The Swell Season, with whom she released three albums.

Family Life

She has a child with her partner, Sturla Mio Porisson.

Associated With

Another public figure like her from the Czech Republic is tennis player Martina Navratilova.