Marek Eben is a Czechoslovakian actor, singer, composer, writer and television host.
His father, Petr Eben, was a composer.
He studied music and drama at the Prague Conservatory.
He has hosted many television shows such as the Czechoslovakian version of the show Dancing with the Stars. His long-term work in Czechoslovakian Television includes the talk-show Na plovárně ("At the swimming-pool"), where he invites celebrities from all over the world for a talk. He also participates in the preparation of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
He is known for standing for his Christian beliefs and for his sense of humor and polite manners.
He is a nephew of a Czechoslovakian composer Ilja Hurník.