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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. Marika Dominczyk Marika Dominczyk Actress, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
4. Dagmara Dominczyk Dagmara Dominczyk Actress, The Count of Monte Cristo
5. Karolina Wydra Karolina Wydra Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
6. Billy Wilder Billy Wilder Writer, Some Like It Hot The second of two sons, his father ran a chain of railway station cafes. As a youth he was obsessed with everything American. encouraged by his mother he enrolled as a law student at the University of Vienna but quit after 3 months to be a writer on a magazine which although poorly paid it gave him a great amount of experience interviewing such as Richard Strauss and Sigmund Freud...
7. Agata Trzebuchowska Agata Trzebuchowska Actress, Ida Agata Trzebuchowska's is a Polish born actress who is quickly garnering international accolades for her debut performance as the title character in Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida. With a wide-eyed, but not necessarily naive, Trzebuchowska breathes life into the complex and troubled, young Ida. Her performance...
8. Katarzyna Wolejnio Katarzyna Wolejnio Actress, The Mechanic
9. Agnieszka Grochowska Agnieszka Grochowska Actress, In Darkness
10. Zuzanna Szadkowski Zuzanna Szadkowski Actress, The Pilot Season Survival Guide Zuzanna Szadkowski, who went by Susan at that time, graduated in 1997 from R. Nelson Snider High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She also attended Blackhawk Middle School. Zuzanna was a member of the Speech team and was the national champion in the Poetry reading category in 1997. She was voted "Most Likely To Be Famous" her senior year.
11. Joanna Pacula Joanna Pacula Actress, Escape from Sobibor
12. 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...
13. Olek Krupa Olek Krupa Actor, Salt
14. Joanna Krupa Joanna Krupa Actress, Planet of the Apes
15. 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...
16. Agnes Olech Agnes Olech Actress, Acting 101 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...
17. Agata Buzek Agata Buzek Actress, Redemption
18. Kasia Smutniak Kasia Smutniak Actress, From Paris with Love
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Janusz Kaminski Janusz Kaminski Cinematographer, Saving Private Ryan
22. 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...
23. Edyta Sliwinska Edyta Sliwinska Self, Round Ten: Final Results 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...
24. Günter Grass Günter Grass Writer, The Tin Drum
25. Natalia Avelon Natalia Avelon Actress, Eight Miles High
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. Olga Sosnovska Olga Sosnovska Actress, Ocean's Thirteen
29. 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...
30. 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...
31. Aleksandra Kaniak Aleksandra Kaniak Actress, Water for Elephants
32. 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...
33. Lukas DiSparrow Lukas DiSparrow Actor, Blind Hopes 2: Magic of Sex Lukas DiSparrow was born in Poland. In 2006 he moved to London to pursue acting. In 2010 he started his film experience with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" working behind camera as a Stand-In for James Potter. Since then Lukas has appeared in few TV sitcoms and commercials, still working on his big break. Lukas also writes and directs films and music videos.
34. Krzysztof Soszynski Krzysztof Soszynski Stunts, Immortals 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...
35. Daniel Olbrychski Daniel Olbrychski Actor, Salt
36. 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...
37. Agata Kulesza Agata Kulesza Actress, Ida
38. 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...
39. John Bluthal John Bluthal Actor, The Fifth Element
40. Andrzej Bartkowiak Andrzej Bartkowiak Cinematographer, Speed
41. Anoushka Anoushka Actress, The Girl Who Shagged Me
42. Jacek Koman Jacek Koman Actor, Moulin Rouge!
43. 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...
44. 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...
45. 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...
46. Pola Negri Pola Negri Actress, Die Bergkatze Barbara Apollina Chalupiec (aka Pola Negri) was born in Janowa, Poland on January 3, 1897. Pola was born into a comfortable lifestyle until her father was arrested by the Russians and sent to a Siberian prison camp. Moving to Warsaw in 1902, she was to spend her formative years in dire poverty. As a teenager...
47. 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...
48. Ulli Lommel Ulli Lommel Actor, Daniel der Zauberer Ulli Lommel is a German-born actor and filmmaker noted for his extensive career in both Europe and the US and his collaboration with directors Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1968-1977) and Andy Warhol (1978-1984). Lommel was born on December 21, 1944, in Zielenzig, Oststernberg, Germany (now Sulecin, Lubuskie...
49. Beata Poźniak Beata Poźniak 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...
50. Julia Krynke Julia Krynke Actress, Avengers: Age of Ultron
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