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Pope John Paul II (1920–2005)


Pope John Paul II was born on May 18, 1920 in Wadowice, Malopolskie, Poland as Karol Józef Wojtyla. He was a writer, known for The Papal Chase (2004), Our God's Brother (1997) and The Jeweller's Shop (1988). He died on April 2, 2005 in Vatican City. See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in Vatican City

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Known For

The Papal Chase
The Papal Chase Himself
(2004)
Our God's Brother
(1997)
The Jeweller's Shop
(1988)
Philomena
Philomena Himself (in photo)
(2013)

Filmography

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 2012 Az aranymüves boltja elött (TV Movie) (as Karol Wojtyla)
 1997 Our God's Brother (play "Brat Naszego Boga" - as Karol Wojtyla)
 1988 The Jeweller's Shop (play - as Karol Wojtyla)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Jeweller's Shop," was performed at the Westminster Theatre in London, England with Hannah Gordon, Gwen Watford, Paul Daneman, John Carson, Lalla Ward, and Dominic Guard in the cast. Robin Phillips was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 34 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Papez Jan Pavel II. | Papst Johannes Paul II. | Joan Pau II | John Paul II | Pope John Paul II | Papiez Jan Pawel II | Karol Józef Wojtyla | Karol Wojtyla

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused. See more »

Trivia:

Elected in 1978, he became the first non-Italian Pope in 456 years. See more »

Nickname:

The Pilgrim Pope

Star Sign:

Taurus

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