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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. Tommy Wiseau Tommy Wiseau Actor, The Room Tommy Wiseau is an American actor, director, screenwriter & producer. He trained to be an actor at: American Conservatory Theater, Vince Chase Workshop, Jean Shelton Acting Lab, Laney College and Stella Adler Academy of Acting. In 2001 he wrote, produced, directed and starred in "The Room," a feature film that received the 2003 Audience Award at the New York International Film Festival...
3. Marika Dominczyk Marika Dominczyk Actress, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
4. 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...
5. Karolina Wydra Karolina Wydra Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
6. Dagmara Dominczyk Dagmara Dominczyk Actress, The Count of Monte Cristo
7. Olek Krupa Olek Krupa Actor, Home Alone 3
8. Krzysztof Soszynski Krzysztof Soszynski Actor, Logan 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...
9. Weronika Rosati Weronika Rosati Actress, Supernatural 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Joanna Krupa Joanna Krupa Actress, Planet of the Apes
13. Klaus Kinski Klaus Kinski Actor, Aguirre, the Wrath of God Klaus Kinski was born Nikolaus Günther 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...
14. Joanna Pacula Joanna Pacula Actress, Escape from Sobibor
15. Janusz Kaminski Janusz Kaminski Cinematographer, Saving Private Ryan
16. Kasia Smutniak Kasia Smutniak Actress, From Paris with Love
17. Agata Buzek Agata Buzek Actress, Redemption
18. 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, Pedestrian Subway (The Underground Passage), he made a number of short documentaries. His next TV title, Personnel (The Staff)...
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. Olga Sosnovska Olga Sosnovska Actress, Ocean's Thirteen
24. Michalina Olszanska Michalina Olszanska Actress, Já, Olga Hepnarová
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. Agata Kulesza Agata Kulesza Actress, Ida
28. 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...
29. 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...
30. 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, yogi, and animal lover. Agnes can be seen in season two of HBO's acclaimed series True Detective playing Veronica Chessani, the Mayor's...
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. Anna Mucha Anna Mucha Actress, Schindler's List
34. 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...
35. 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.
36. Jakub Gierszal Jakub Gierszal Actor, Sala samobójców
37. Malgorzata Pieczynska Malgorzata Pieczynska Actress, Szpilki na Giewoncie
38. 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...
39. 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...
40. Walerian Borowczyk Walerian Borowczyk Director, Emmanuelle 5 Born in Kwilcz, Poland, Walerian Borowczyk trained as a painter and lithographer, winning Poland's National Prize in 1953. He began his film career as a film poster designer, then started making short animated films in the late 1950s. Moving to France in the early 1960s, he gained a reputation as a leading animator before switching to live-action features...
41. 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...
42. Andrzej Bartkowiak Andrzej Bartkowiak Cinematographer, Speed
43. Katarzyna Figura Katarzyna Figura Actress, The Pianist
44. 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...
45. Jacek Koman Jacek Koman Actor, Moulin Rouge!
46. Michal Zebrowski Michal Zebrowski Actor, The Pianist
47. Dariusz Wolski Dariusz Wolski Cinematographer, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
48. 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...
49. Magdalena Lamparska Magdalena Lamparska Actress, Hotel 52
50. Zofia Wichlacz Zofia Wichlacz Actress, Warsaw '44
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