Vladimír Menšík (9 October 1929 – 29 May 1988) was a popular Czech actor and entertainer. Both comedian and serious actor, he created a wide range of lively characters. He starred in more than 120 movies (Limonádový Joe, Lásky jedné plavovlásky, Spalovač mrtvol, Zítra vstanu a opařím se čajem, Marketa Lazarová, Všichni dobří rodáci, Tři oříšky pro Popelku..) TV films (Zlatí úhoři) and TV miniseries (Arabela, Létající Čestmír).
Stella Zázvorková April 1922 – 18 May was a Czech actress. She was married to the actor Miloš Kopecký. She became known abroad through series (including Arabela) and also through her role in the Oscar-winning movie Kolya by Jan Svěrák.