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Ivan Jandl

Mostly Credited As: Ivan Jandl
Birth Name: Ivan Jandl
Date Of Birth: January 24, 1937 (Age 50)
Country Of Birth: Czech Republic
Birth Place: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Date Of Death: November 21, 1987
Cause Of Death: Complications from diabetes (in Prague).

Ivan Jandl


Ivan Jandl's main claim to fame was his appearance opposite Montgomery Clift in the 1948 film 'The Search' for which Ivan won a Special Academy Award for Best Juvenile Performance. He also won a Golden Globe Special Award in 1948 for Best Juvenile Performance in 'The Search'.

The film 'The Search' was about a small boy who is lost and looking for his mother in war-torn Poland at the end of World War 2. A survivor of Auschwitz he has been rendered mute by his experiences, and is picked up and saved by American soldier Clift. Ivan Jandl's performance was sensitive and mature beyond his years.

'The Search' was banned for many years in Ivan Jandl's native Czechoslovakia by the Soviets. Always frail, Ivan died in obscurity on 21st November, 1987 at the relatively early age of fifty years.

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The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 6th Annual Golden Globe Awards 06x01: (Mar/16/1949) As Winner: Juvenile Performance (for 'The Search') 
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