Actor Andy Hryc passes away

Actor Andy Hryc passes away

Andy Hryc, a well-known Slovak actor and entrepreneur, founder of Radio Twist, died at the age of 71 on Sunday, his daughter Wanda Adamik Hrycova announced on a social network. Hryc featured in around 40 films, more than 200 TV plays, 80 theatre plays and dubbed more than 2,000 characters in films and TV series. He set up Radio Twist shortly after Slovakia became independent in 1993. It became a leading opposition voice to then Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar. Radio Twist ceased to exist in 2006. "Without the radio, the history of Slovakia would look a little different, " noted publicist Juraj Čurný.

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