Emília Vášáryová

Emília Vášáryová, is a Slovak stage and screen actress, referred to as the First Lady of Slovak Theatre. During her long career spanning over five decades she has received numerous awards, including the Meritorious Artist (1978), Alfréd Radok Award (1996), Czech Lion Award, the Golden Goblet Award (2008), and most recently is the only female to date to have received the honorary degree Doctor Artis Dramaticae Honoris Causa (2010). She is especially known for her roles in Horem pádem (Up and Down, 2004), Václav (2007) and Un jour, un chat (1963).