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1. Dagmara Dominczyk Dagmara Dominczyk Actress, The Count of Monte Cristo
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. 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...
5. Marika Dominczyk Marika Dominczyk Actress, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
6. Karolina Wydra Karolina Wydra Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
7. Klaus Kinski Klaus Kinski Actor, Aguirre, the Wrath of God Klaus Kinski was born Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski in Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (now Sopot, Poland), to Susanne (Lutze), a nurse, and Bruno Nakszynski, a pharmacist. He 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...
8. Weronika Rosati Weronika Rosati Actress, Last Vegas Weronika Rosati was 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 depute at the european parliament. She has been working in films since she was a teenager , she...
9. 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...
10. Krzysztof Kieslowski Krzysztof Kieslowski Writer, Three Colors: Red Mr. Kieslowski started his career shooting documentaries and later became associated with the "cinema of moral anxiety" movement. It grouped several Polish directors, including Krzysztof Zanussi and Andrzej Wajda, and aimed at depicting the conditions of Poles under communism. His best known work was the Three Colors trilogy: Three Colors: Red...
11. Zuzanna Szadkowski Zuzanna Szadkowski Actress, Gossip Girl 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...
12. Kasia Smutniak Kasia Smutniak Actress, From Paris with Love
13. Joanna Pacula Joanna Pacula Actress, Escape from Sobibor
14. 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...
15. Agata Buzek Agata Buzek Actress, Redemption
16. 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...
17. Olga Sosnovska Olga Sosnovska Actress, Ocean's Thirteen
18. Janusz Kaminski Janusz Kaminski Cinematographer, Saving Private Ryan
19. Ross Martin Ross Martin Actor, The Wild Wild West 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...
20. Olek Krupa Olek Krupa Actor, Home Alone 3
21. Andrzej Zulawski Andrzej Zulawski Writer, Possession Born in Lvov, Ukraine; then he moved with his father Miroslaw Zulawski 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...
22. Joanna Krupa Joanna Krupa Actress, Planet of the Apes
23. 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...
24. John Bluthal John Bluthal Actor, The Fifth Element John Bluthal (born 28 March 1929) is a British film and television actor and voice artist, mostly in comedy. He is best known for his work with Spike Milligan, and for his roles in the TV series Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width and The Vicar of Dibley. He has also worked in the United States and Australia, in numerous productions...
25. Ulli Lommel Ulli Lommel Writer, The Boogey Man Widely known for his frequent collaborations with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a creative partnership which lasted 10 years and produced over 20 films, Ulli Lommel is one of the most consistently creative filmmakers to come from the New German Cinema movement. The son of German comic performer Ludwig Manfred Lommel...
26. 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...
27. Andrzej Bartkowiak Andrzej Bartkowiak Cinematographer, Speed
28. 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...
29. Katarzyna Wolejnio Katarzyna Wolejnio Actress, The Mechanic
30. 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...
31. Halszka Kuza Halszka Kuza Actress, Frozen Tundra 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...
32. Jakub Gierszal Jakub Gierszal Actor, Sala samobójców
33. Paulina Chapko Paulina Chapko Actress, 11 minut
34. Agnes Olech Agnes Olech Actress, True Detective Agnes Olech was born in Bielsko Biala, Poland. Now settled in Los Angeles she loves spending her free time with her dogs and being outdoors. She is an avid runner and animal advocate. Agnes can be seen in season two of HBO's acclaimed series True Detective playing Veronica Chessani, the Mayor's wife...
35. Jacek Koman Jacek Koman Actor, Moulin Rouge!
36. 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...
37. Natalia Starr Natalia Starr Actress, The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee Tall (5'8"), buxom, and shapely blonde bombshell Natalia Starr was born on March 22, 1993 in Poland. Starr moved to America at age seven and grew up in New York City. Natalia began her career in the adult entertainment industry at age nineteen after joining the top agency LA Direct Models in August...
38. 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...
39. Edyta Sliwinska Edyta Sliwinska Self, Dancing with the Stars Edyta Sliwinska is known for being the only professional dancer on all 6 seasons of "Dancing with the Stars", partnered with Evander Holyfield, George Hamilton, Joey Lawrence, John Ratzenberger, and most recently Cameron Mathison and Jason Taylor. Edyta has been on the "Dancing with the Stars" tour and was featured in the fitness section of the new book...
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. Marzena Godecki Marzena Godecki Actress, Ocean Girl
43. Julia Pietrucha Julia Pietrucha Actress, Blondynka 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...
44. Marcin Wrona Marcin Wrona Director, Demon Director, scriptwriter, producer. Graduated from schools in Poland and Amsterdam. Member of the European and the Polish Film Academy. Annual Award of the Ministry of Culture in 2011 PhD in film directing 2011. His short diploma film "Magnet Man" (2001), won acclaim at numerous film festivals including winning Best Student Film Award at the Tribeca Film Festival 2002...
45. Vladek Sheybal Vladek Sheybal Actor, From Russia with Love Looking back at his filmography, it isn't difficult to imagine Vladek Sheybal in a scene, lobbing Molotov cocktails at advancing German troops, against a backdrop of war-torn Warsaw. However, this part of his life played out for real. A member of the Polish underground, he was twice captured and interred in concentration camps...
46. Dariusz Wolski Dariusz Wolski Cinematographer, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
47. Marcin Dorocinski Marcin Dorocinski Actor, Róza Marcin Dorocinski (born June 22, 1973) is a Polish film, television and stage actor. He is well known for his portrayals of conflicted, troubled characters: Despero in "Pitbull" (2005), Jacek Mroz in "OFFsiders" (2008). Otter in "Manhunt" (2012) as well as his debonair leading man roles, handsome, virile...
48. Daniel Olbrychski Daniel Olbrychski Actor, Salt
49. Kinga Philipps Kinga Philipps Producer, 20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending 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...
50. Helmut Bakaitis Helmut Bakaitis Actor, The Matrix Revolutions Helmut Bakaitis is attached to the world of acting in both performing, directing and screen-writing. He was born in Lauban, Silesia, Germany (later became Luban, Poland). He moved to Australia, where he was educated in Sydney at the Fort Street High School. On the steps of the Sydney War Memorial, Helmut...
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