Vaclav Vorlicek, director and scenarist, was born in Prague on June 3, 1930. He studied directing at the Prague Film Schol in 1951-56. His dissertation was the short film "Directive". He took a post at the Barrandov Film Studios, where he worked as assistant director with several directors. He finally became director with "Pripad Lupinek". He is known for movies Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973), You Are a Widow, Sir (1970) and Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966).