has been acting, singing and dancing since the age of 12. After studying at the JAMU, she gained engagements at the Polárka and Na Fidlovačce theatres and also at HaDivadlo, where she was noticed by casting director Kateřina Oujezdská.
Her first feature film was the Danish drama Prag where she starred alongside Mads Mikkelsen.
This was followed by the comedy Vratné lahve (Empties) by Jan Svěrák and the period film Protektor, for which she won the Czech Lion Award in the Best Actress category.
Her film career then took off and Jana became one of the most frequently cast Czech actresses.