Jerzy Kosinski (1933–1991)


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Jerzy Kosinski was born on June 14, 1933 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland as Jerzy Lewinkopf. He was a writer and actor, known for Being There (1979), Reds (1981) and The Painted Bird (2019). He was married to Katherina ("Kiki") von Fraunhofer and Mary Hayward Weir. He died on May 3, 1991 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Being There Writer
(1979)
Reds Grigory Zinoviev
(1981)
(2019)
(1989)

Filmography

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 2019 The Painted Bird (based on the novel written by)
 1995 The Painted Boy (Documentary) (novel)
 1979 Being There (novel) / (screenplay)
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 1989 A Fool and His Money
Beggar
 1981 Reds
Grigory Zinoviev
Hide Hide Show Show Self (12 credits)
 1995 The Painted Boy (Documentary)
 1990 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Jerzy Kosinski (1990) ... Self - Guest
 1988 Lodz Ghetto (Documentary)
Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski (voice)
 1985 The Statue of Liberty (Documentary)
Self - Writer
 1985 Did You See..? (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Episode dated 24 March 1985 (1985) ... Self
 1982-1984 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 4 April 1984 (1984) ... Self
- Episode #1.64 (1982) ... Self
- Episode #1.42 (1982) ... Self
 1982 The 54th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Presenter
 1981 Television: The Ultimate Drug (TV Movie documentary)
Self / Author
 1973 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Self - Author
- Episode #12.181 (1973) ... Self - Author
- Episode #12.129 (1973) ... Self - Author
 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #3.186 (1971) ... Self
 1966 Kee and Levin (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 18 April 1966 (1966) ... Self
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
 1995 Bookmark (TV Series)
Self
- Sex, Lies and Jerzy Kosinski (1995) ... Self
 1995 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Self

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Being There" (filmed as Being There (1979)).

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Spouse:

Mary Hayward Weir  (her death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Once worked as the uniformed chauffeur of a wealthy Harlem jazz musician. See more »

Trademark:

Pathological liar

Star Sign:

Gemini

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