Veronika Bellova’s acting credits include a variety of television, film and stage roles, for productions based in the United States and Europe. Highlights of her film roles include performances in the award-winning Czech film Kanarek and in Expulsion from Paradise by internationally acclaimed director Vera Chytilova. She played Mugge in the film Rene Hjerter by Danish director Kenneth Kainz, and the role of the Woman Captive in Hannibal – Rising directed by Peter Webber. Most recently she played Kazi – a key supporting role in the American film The Pagan Queen directed by Constantin Werner. On US television, Ms. Bellova appeared in the American mini-series The Children of Dune and the series Revelations. In advertising, Ms. Bellova’s experience includes the lead in a popular TV and billboard campaign for Eurotel Telecommunications, and currently has been doing online video presentations for HSBC Bank, which regularly play on their website.
Ms. Bellova was born in the golden city of Prague, Czech Republic, where she currently resides. She has also spent considerable time in the United States. In New York, Ms. Bellova studied with Tony and Marie Greco at The Film Center and at The Gregory Abels Training Ensemble. In London she completed coursework at ALRA, Academy of Live and Recorded Arts. In addition to acting, she is an accomplished singer and lyricist. Veronika graduated from the prestigious Prague Conservatory and excels in a wide range of musical styles from popular to opera. Her vocal talents are well demonstrated on the commercial CD, Faces of the Violin.
Veronika now divides her time between acting and raising her young son Jiri.