80 wins & 72 nominations.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
Directed and starred in the hit Paris stage production of "Amadeus" in the early 1980s.
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
67 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
In Paris, one is always reminded of being a foreigner. If you park your car wrong, it is not the fact that it's on the sidewalk that matters, but the fact that you speak with an accent.
Won the Best Director Oscar in 2003 for The Pianist
(2002) at the age of 69 years and 7 months, making him the oldest person ever, as of now, to win that award to that point in time. Polanski eclipsed the record previously held by George Cukor
, who was 65 when he won for directing My Fair Lady
(1964). This record was beaten in 2005 when Clint Eastwood
won at the age of 74 for Million Dollar Baby