Czechoslovakian director, actor, dancer
and choreographer Martin Ťapák died February 1st in Bratislava,
Slovakia. He was 88. Ťapák appeared in the 1966 Euro-western “The Sons of Great
Bear” as Schonka with Gojko Mitic.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.