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1. Marika Dominczyk Marika Dominczyk Actress, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
2. Izabella Miko Izabella Miko Actress, Clash of the Titans Born in what was then Communist Poland in January 1981 to accomplished thespian parents, Grazyna Dylag and Aleksander Mikolajczak, Izabella Miko could dance before she could walk. She began to pursue her dream career as a ballerina as soon as it was available to her at the age of 10. Izabella was accepted at the National Ballet School in Warsaw and...
3. Izabella Scorupco Izabella Scorupco Actress, GoldenEye Born in the northern Polish town of Bialystok, Izabella Scorupco moved to Sweden with her mother as a young child. She studied drama and music and, at 17, was discovered by a Swedish film director who cast her in the movie Ingen kan älska som vi, which made her a local teenage idol. She then became a successful model in Sweden and throughout Europe, where she made good use of her fluency in four languages...
4. Dagmara Dominczyk Dagmara Dominczyk Actress, The Count of Monte Cristo
5. Weronika Rosati Weronika Rosati Actress, Last Vegas Weronika Rosati, a Polish actress and dancer, was born on January 9, 1984, in Warsaw, Poland. She has a brother, Marcin, who is 12 years older. Her father, Dariusz Rosati (b. 1946) is a notable Polish economist, politician and member of the European Parliament. Her mother, Teresa Rosati, is a fashion designer who created several acclaimed collections and carried important fashion shows in Warsaw...
6. Billy Wilder Billy Wilder Writer, Some Like It Hot Originally planning to become a lawyer, Billy Wilder abandoned that career in favor of working as a reporter for a Viennese newspaper, using this experience to move to Berlin, where he worked for the city's largest tabloid. He broke into films as a screenwriter in 1929, and wrote scripts for many German films until Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933...
7. Agnes Olech Agnes Olech Actress, The Western Book of the Dead Agnes Olech was born in Bielsko Biala, Poland. The aspiring actress immigrated with her family to the United States in April of 1994. Agnes loves spending her free time with her dogs and being outdoors. Agnes can be seen as Julia in "Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf" (a dark comedy by Michael Urban, writer of Saved) which has won numerous awards including Best Female Performance Outfest 2013...
8. Karolina Wydra Karolina Wydra Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
9. Klaus Kinski Klaus Kinski Actor, Aguirre, the Wrath of God Klaus Kinski grew up in Berlin, was drafted into the German army in 1944 and captured by British forces in Holland. After the war he began acting on the stage, quickly gaining a reputation for his ferocious talent and equally ferocious temper. He started acting in films shortly afterwards, showing an...
10. Zuzanna Szadkowski Zuzanna Szadkowski Actress, The Pilot Season Survival Guide Zuzanna Szadkowski attended Barnard College in New York City and went on to earn an MFA in acting from The A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University/MXAT. She has worked in theater in New York City, regionally (directors Robert Woodruff, Sam Weisman, Marcus Stern), and in Warsaw and Moscow...
11. Joanna Krupa Joanna Krupa Actress, Planet of the Apes
12. Kasia Smutniak Kasia Smutniak Actress, From Paris with Love
13. Krzysztof Soszynski Krzysztof Soszynski Actor, Here Comes the Boom Krzysztof Soszynski is mixed martial arts fighter, actor, stuntman, DJ and creator of the KSOS Conditioning System. He was born in Stalowa Wola Poland and moved to Canada with his family when he was 10. Soszynski, former TKO Heavyweight Champion, is a UFC veteran and MMA coach at the UFC Gym in Torrance California...
14. Joanna Pacula Joanna Pacula Actress, Tombstone
15. Krzysztof Kieslowski Krzysztof Kieslowski Writer, Three Colors: Red Krzysztof Kieslowski graduated from Lódz Film School in 1969, and became a documentary, TV and feature film director and scriptwriter. Before making his first film for TV, Przejscie podziemne (The Underground Passage), he made a number of short documentaries. His next TV title, Personel (The Staff)...
16. Agata Trzebuchowska Agata Trzebuchowska Actress, Ida Agata Trzebuchowska is a Polish actress who is quickly garnering international accolades for her debut performance as the title character in Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida. Wide-eyed, but not necessarily naive, Trzebuchowska breathes life into the complex and troubled, young Ida. Her performance gained her...
17. Ross Martin Ross Martin Actor, The Great Race Born in Grodek, Poland, Ross Martin grew up on New York City's Lower East Side. He spoke Yiddish, Polish, and Russian before even learning English and later added French, Spanish, and Italian to his amazing repertoire. Despite academic training (and receiving honors in) business, instruction, and law...
18. Olek Krupa Olek Krupa Actor, Salt
19. Janusz Kaminski Janusz Kaminski Cinematographer, Saving Private Ryan
20. Natalia Avelon Natalia Avelon Actress, Eight Miles High
21. Joanna Kulig Joanna Kulig Actress, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Graduate of the Ludwik Solski State Drama School in Krakow, specialization in popular music vocals; actress of the Teatr Stary in Krakow. PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION The Fryderyk Chopin State Primary Music School in Krynica-Zdroj - piano class, the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz State Secondary Music School in Krakow - solo singing class...
22. Kinga Philipps Kinga Philipps Self, Google Current Born in Warsaw, Poland. Moved to Bartlesville, Oklahoma at age 5. Attended Oklahoma State University and Auburn University. Graduated with B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. Kinga's on camera work has encompassed a broad range of characters and projects. From acting in stirring dramatic pieces playing a woman with schizophrenia and delusional multiple personality disorder to light hearted comedies...
23. Agnieszka Grochowska Agnieszka Grochowska Actress, In Darkness
24. Olga Sosnovska Olga Sosnovska Actress, Ocean's Thirteen
25. Katarzyna Wolejnio Katarzyna Wolejnio Actress, The Mechanic
26. Ingrid Pitt Ingrid Pitt Actress, The Wicker Man Best known as Hammer Films' most seductive female vampire of the early 1970s, the Polish-born Pitt possessed dark, alluring features and a sexy figure that made her just right for Gothic horror! Ingrid Pitt (born Ingoushka Petrov) survived World War II and became a well-known actress on the East Berlin stage...
27. Hanna Schygulla Hanna Schygulla Actress, The Marriage of Maria Braun Lead icon of the influential New German Cinema of the 70's & 80's, Schygulla's natural blonde beauty and amazing versatility keep her among the world's top actresses. She won best actress at Cannes in 1983 for The Story of Piera (aka "The Story of Piera"), an Italian/German co-production. The Turkish/German co-production...
28. Agata Buzek Agata Buzek Actress, Redemption
29. Julia Pietrucha Julia Pietrucha Actress, Tatarak Julia Pietrucha is a Polish Film and Television Actress, Singer, Dancer, Model. She started her Theatrical career in 2000. Julia was voted Miss Teen Poland in 2002. More than a decade of Film and Television work in Poland, Many awards, very popular Actress in Eastern Europe. Julia has performed in 3 working visits to the US for Modeling...
30. Lyda Roberti Lyda Roberti Actress, The Kid from Spain Lyda's father was German clown Roberti, her mother a Polish trick rider. As a child performer, she toured Europe and Asia with the Circus in which she was born, leaving it (and her reportedly abusive father) in Shanghai, China. In this truly international city, Lyda became a child cafe entertainer and learned the fractured English that became her trademark...
31. Jacek Koman Jacek Koman Actor, Moulin Rouge!
32. Ludwika Paleta Ludwika Paleta Actress, I Don't Know Whether to Slit My Wrists or Leave Them Long When her father, the famous musician Zbigniew Paleta was offered a job in Mexico, the Paleta family settled there permanently. Ludwika was taken by her sister, Dominika Paleta to an audition, and impressed the casting directors so much that soon after, she was offered her first television job in Carrusel (1989)...
33. John Bluthal John Bluthal Actor, The Fifth Element
34. Susan Denberg Susan Denberg Actress, Frankenstein Created Woman After becoming immersed in the 60s high life of drugs and sex, Denberg left show business and returned to Austria. News interviews at the time show a depressed Denberg in the company of her mother, at home in Klagenfurt. These news items, repeated in fan periodicals for years, gave the impression Denberg was suicidal or had already died. Actually, she is still alive.
35. Andrzej Bartkowiak Andrzej Bartkowiak Cinematographer, Speed
36. Agnieszka Holland Agnieszka Holland Director, Europa Europa Agnieszka Holland was born 28 of November 1948 in Warsaw but went to Czechoslovakia to study film directing at FAMU in Prague. She began her film career working in Poland with Krzysztof Zanussi as assistant director, and Andrzej Wajda as her mentor. She wrote several scripts with Wajda before directing her own films...
37. Liliana Komorowska Liliana Komorowska Actress, Another World Liliana Komorowska (maiden name Glabczynska), received her MA degree with honors from the Zelwerowicz State Theater Academy in Warsaw in 1979. In 1980, she made her debut performance in a Masterpiece Theater production of "The Crucible" as "Abigail", winning the Best Actor Award from the Polish Television Academy...
38. Ned Glass Ned Glass Actor, West Side Story Veteran Polish-born character actor Ned Glass grew up in New York, and, after vaudeville experience, started acting in small parts on Broadway from the early 1930's. He gained further experience in the capacity of theatrical production supervisor, before entering motion pictures in 1937 as an MGM contract player...
39. Lilli Palmer Lilli Palmer Actress, The Boys from Brazil A charming, elegant, and exceedingly popular international film star with a gentle, understated beauty, actress Lilli Palmer was born as Lilli Marie Peiser on May 24, 1914, in Posen, Prussia. She was the daughter of Rose Lissman, an Austrian Jewish actress, and Alfred Peiser, a German Jewish surgeon...
40. Pawel Pawlikowski Pawel Pawlikowski Director, Ida A literature and philosophy graduate, with extensive post-graduate work at Oxford on German literature, Polish-born Pawel Pawlikowski started as a documentary filmmaker in British television. His second feature, Last Resort (2000), earned him international critical acclaim at numerous festivals, including Toronto and Sundance...
41. Halszka Kuza Halszka Kuza Actress, 616: Paranormal Incident Halszka (Wanda, Lea) Kuza - three names - three personalities. Halszka is young Polish Model/Actress with remarkable sense of humor. Huge Animal lover! In the environment was always consider different, very specific and artistic soul. Only child in her Family. She learn write, speak and read fluent in English in first two years being in USA...
42. LaReine Chabut LaReine Chabut Actress, What Price Gloria? - October 16, 1961 Biography LaReine Chabut was born in Kentucky but raised in the small town of Poland in Northeastern Ohio, in the Boardman/Youngstown area. She was discovered by famed director Ridley Scott on an open audition, winning the lead role over thousand of girls as the new face of "Pepsi", originally slated for Paulina Porizkova...
43. Gila Golan Gila Golan Actress, Our Man Flint Gila Golan's career started as an Israeli fashion model, which led to appearances as a film actress. She was apparently born in Krakow, Poland, for she was discovered there in a train station during the German occupation in 1940. She was adopted by a Roman Catholic couple and later sent to a boarding...
44. Andrzej Zulawski Andrzej Zulawski Writer, Possession Born in Lvov, Ukraine; then he moved with his father Miroslaw to Czechoslovakia and later to Poland. In the late 1950s, he studied cinema in France. In the 1960s, he was an assistant of the famous Polish film director Andrzej Wajda. His feature debut The Third Part of the Night was an adaptation of his father's novel...
45. Jerzy Skolimowski Jerzy Skolimowski Writer, Knife in the Water Born in Lódz, Poland, in 1938. Director, playwright, scriptwriter, and actor. Graduated in ethnology, literature and history from Warsaw University in 1959. Graduated from Lódz Film Academy in directing in 1962. Feature debut: _Identification Marks - None_ (Rysopis, 1964, scr., dir, act.), awarded in Warsaw 1964 and Arnhem 1965...
46. Beata Pozniak Beata Pozniak Actress, JFK Already a well-established Polish and European artist, Beata Pozniak Daniels was discovered by the U.S. audiences when Oliver Stone cast her in JFK as Marina Oswald. This memorable role in an Academy Award-nominated film was her U.S. feature debut and it led to her appearances in over 30 film and TV projects worldwide...
47. Andrzej Wajda Andrzej Wajda Director, Katyn Andrzej Wajda is an Academy Award-wining director. He is the most prominent filmmaker in Poland known for The Promised Land, Man of Iron, and Katyn. He was born Andrzej Wajda on March 6, 1926, in Suwalki, Poland. His mother, Aniela Wajda, was a teacher at a Ukrainian school. His father...
48. Dariusz Wolski Dariusz Wolski Cinematographer, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
49. Andrzej Sekula Andrzej Sekula Cinematographer, Pulp Fiction
50. George E. Stone George E. Stone Actor, Some Like It Hot A minor prototype of the "Runyon-esque" character for more than three decades, Polish-born actor George E. Stone (né George Stein) was in actuality a close friend of writer Damon Runyon and would play a host of colorful "dees, dem and dos" cronies throughout the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. With great names such as Johnnie the Shiek...
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