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Overview (3)

Born in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Birth NameWeronika Anna Dolores Rosati
Height 5' 4¼" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Weronika Rosati is an international actress. Born in 1984 in Warsaw, her Polish-American-Hungarian mother is a famous fashion designer and her Italian father is a respected politician/economist now a deputy at the European Parliament. She has been working in films since she was a teenager. She became a Polish sensation after appearing in numerous popular TV series and achieved both stardom and recognition at the age of 19 with her first screen appearance in the lead female role of Gemma in Pitbul" - a cop thriller classic. She attended the prestigious Lodz film school and then moved to New York where for two years she studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute. In the meantime she followed her career in Polish film working with such hot filmmakers as Krzysztof Zanussi in Foreign Body (which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival), Agnieszka Holland in In Darkness (nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film), and in many other feature films and TV shows. In 2013 Weronika played the role of Pestka in the World War II drama Manhunt, which got international critical acclaim. She got her first Polish Film Academy nomination for best actress for her role and won numerous awards including the Pola Negri prize for her portrayal of a young Jewish woman trying to save her sister from death. Rosati works often in France, where she lived as a child, and also speaks fluent French. She played a lead in a TV film for France 2 television in La Dame de Pique and in Jerome Salle's Burma Conspiracy opposite Tomer Sisley and Sharon Stone. Her first big break-through in the US was in 2011 when she was cast by Michael Mann in Luck, the HBO original TV series starring Dustin Hoffman. She played a poker dealer Naomi , the love interest of Jason Gedrick and appeared in four episodes. From then she worked constantly on other TV shows and films including True Detective season 2, "NCIS, The Iceman with Michael Shannon, Bullet to the Head opposite Sylvester Stallone, directed by Walter Hill, Last Vegas with Michael Douglas and Rosemary's Baby for NBC. In 2015 Weronika completed USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, a highly anticipated World War IIdrama directed by Mario Van Peebles, where she played Nicolas Cage's wife. She also will appear as a guest star on a new TBS comedy show The Detour, as well as a French agent in a lead guest star on the popular show Supernatural directed by John Badham. She just wrapped a historical epic international co-production produced by Fred Roos, Music, War and Love directed by Martha Coolidge where she stars opposite Stellan Skarsgaard. Rosati is a household name in Europe where she was also a spokesperson for Avon Cosmetics and Pantene among others. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: warner

Trivia (19)

Daughter of politician and diplomat Professor Dariusz Rosati and fashion designer Teresa Rosati.
Has Italian (from her father) and Polish (from her mother) roots.
Has one brother Marcin, who is 12 years older.
Lives in Warsaw and Los Angeles.
Bette Davis, Faye Dunaway, Annette Bening, Vivien Leigh, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Crawford and Diane Lane are those actresses that she has said have inspired her most.
She loves the history of the cinema, especially the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Has appeared on covers of magazines Elle, Viva, Gala, Cinema and others.
Said that working with David Lynch on Inland Empire (2006) was "one of the most magical experiences in my career".
Studied with teacher Geoffrey Horne (The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)) at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.
Always wanted to work with Agnieszka Holland, now she will perform in her holocaust drama In Darkness (2011). Rosati was directed in 2007 by Holland's daughter Kasia Adamik in Pitbull (2005).
Believes that working with David Lynch on Inland Empire (2006) was "one of the most magical experience in my career".
Speaks French fluently after living four years in Geneva, Switzerland.
Nominated by GLAMOUR magazine Poland for best international actress of 2010.
In 2013 Rosati was nominated for Best Actress for a Polish Academy Award for her role in Oblawa (2012).
Currently residing in the US, pursuing an acting career. [2007]
Nominated by Gala Magazine in 2013 for Best Actress for her role in Oblawa (2012).
Weronika became the spokesperson for Avon Poland in 2014. She appears in the campaign for Avon's new perfume Avon Femme.
Can speak some Italian and Hebrew.
Weronika appeared as a guest juror on the highly popular "Project Runway" in 2015.

Personal Quotes (1)

I always say that acting was my childhood dream that became a lifetime passion

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