Birth Place Matching "Poland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Michalina Olszanska

Actress | Já, Olga Hepnarová

Michalina Olszanska was born on June 29, 1992 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress and producer, known for Já, Olga Hepnarová (2016), Mathilde (2017) and Swiadek.

2. 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 (2003), a ...

3. Dagmara Dominczyk

Actress | The Count of Monte Cristo

Dagmara Dominczyk was born on July 17, 1976 in Kielce, Swietokrzyskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), They (2002) and Rock Star (2001). She has been married to Patrick Wilson since June 18, 2005. They have two children.

4. Joanna Kulig

Actress | Zimna wojna

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 ...

5. 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 (1988), which made her a local teen idol. She ...

6. Izabella Miko

Actress | Coyote Ugly

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 ...

7. Joanna Pacula

Actress | Tombstone

Joanna Pacula was born on January 2, 1957 in Tomaszów Lubelski, Lubelskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Tombstone (1993), Gorky Park (1983) and The Kiss (1988).

8. Zofia Wichlacz

Actress | Miasto 44

Zofia Wichlacz was born in 1995 in Poland. She is an actress, known for Warsaw '44 (2014), Pokot (2017) and 1983 (2018).

9. Marika Dominczyk

Actress | The 40 Year Old Virgin

Marika Dominczyk was born on July 7, 1980 in Kielce, Swietokrzyskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). She has been married to Scott Foley since June 5, 2007. They have three children.

10. Maciej Musial

Actor | Krew z krwi

Maciej Musial was born on February 11, 1995 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is an actor and producer, known for Krew z krwi (2012), 1983 (2018) and Rodzinka.pl (2011).

11. 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, ...

12. Billy Wilder

Writer | The Apartment

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 ...

13. Klaus Kinski

Actor | Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht

Klaus Kinski was born as 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...

14. Karolina Wydra

Actress | Europa Report

Karolina Wydra was born on March 5, 1981 in Opole, Opolskie, Poland as Karolina I. Wydra. She is an actress, known for Europa Report (2013), After (2012) and Be Kind Rewind (2008).

15. Olek Krupa

Actor | Burn After Reading

Olek Krupa was born on March 18, 1947 in Rybnik, Slaskie, Poland as Aleksander Krupa. He is an actor, known for Burn After Reading (2008), Hidden Figures (2016) and The Italian Job (2003).

16. Kasia Smutniak

Actress | Perfetti sconosciuti

Kasia Smutniak was born on August 13, 1979 in Pila, Wielkopolskie, Poland as Katarzyna Anna Smutniak. She is an actress, known for Perfetti sconosciuti (2016), From Paris with Love (2010) and Tutta colpa di Giuda (2009).

17. 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 ...

18. Robert Wieckiewicz

Actor | Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei

Robert Wieckiewicz was born on June 30, 1967 in Nowa Ruda, Dolnoslaskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei (2013), Wszystko bedzie dobrze (2007) and Wymyk (2011). He is married to Adaszynska, Natalia.

19. Tomasz Kot

Actor | Bogowie

Tomasz Kot was born on April 21, 1977 in Legnica, Dolnoslaskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Bogowie (2014), Skazany na bluesa (2005) and Bikini Blue (2017). He has been married to Agnieszka Kot since September 30, 2006. They have two children.

20. Krzysztof Kieslowski

Writer | Trois couleurs: Bleu

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 (1974) (The Underground Passage), he made a number of short documentaries. His next TV title, Personnel (...

21. Ida Nowakowska

Actress | Out of Reach

Ida Nowakowska was born on December 7, 1990 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Out of Reach (2004), Bandyta (1997) and Na dobre i na zle (1999).

22. Agnieszka Holland

Director | Pokot

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 ...

23. Janusz Kaminski

Cinematographer | Schindler's List

Janusz Kaminski is a Polish cinematographer and film director. He has established a partnership with Steven Spielberg, working as a cinematographer on his movies since 1993. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Schindler's List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998).

His ...

24. Lilli Palmer

Actress | Anastasia - Die letzte Zarentochter

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 ...

25. John Bluthal

Actor | Le cinquième élément

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 ...

26. 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 ...

27. Olga Sosnovska

Actress | Spooks

Olga Sosnovska was born on May 21, 1972 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland as Olga Sosnowska. She is an actress, known for MI-5 (2002), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and Human Target (2010). She has been married to Sendhil Ramamurthy since 1999. They have two children.

28. 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 ...

29. Kamil Lemieszewski

Actor | King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Often called a renaissance man by mass media, Kamil Atylla Lemie is an actor, stunt man , midwife/nurse surgeon, circus teacher & performer , dancer, writer, model, multi-sport athlete, poet , journalist and producer.

He was born to a Lechian (Polish) noble family destroyed by Nazi Germans and ...

30. Joanna Krupa

Actress | Planet of the Apes

Joanna Krupa was born on April 23, 1979 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Planet of the Apes (2001), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and InAPPropriate Comedy (2013). She has been married to Douglas Nunes since August 4, 2018. She was previously married to Romain Zago...

31. Bo Martyn

Actress | V-Wars

Bo Martyn was born to Polish immigrants and grew up in Canada. She attended English and French speaking schools in Mississauga; training in dance and painting from an early age. She made her first stop motion film at 9 years old. Martyn graduated from Humber College's Arts program and went on to ...

32. Agata Kulesza

Actress | Ida

Agata Kulesza was born on September 27, 1971 in Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland. She is an actress and writer, known for Ida (2013), Wiedzmin (2007) and Moje córki krowy (2015). She has been married to Marcin Figurski since 2006. They have one child.

33. Hanna Schygulla

Actress | Die Ehe der 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 Storia di Piera (1983) (aka "The Story of Piera"), an Italian/German co-production. The ...

34. 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...

35. Agnieszka Zulewska

Actress | Chemia

Agnieszka Zulewska was born on June 26, 1987 in Ozimek, Opolskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Chemia (2015), 1983 (2018) and Krew z krwi (2012).

36. Edyta Olszówka

Actress | 1983

Edyta Olszówka was born on December 15, 1971 in Lubin, Dolnoslaskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for 1983 (2018), Ekstradycja (1995) and Tam i z powrotem (2002).

37. 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 ...

38. 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 ...

39. 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...

40. Bella Darvi

Actress | The Egyptian

Bella Darvi became a 50s symbol for one of the many movie "Cinderellas" whose bright and beautiful Hollywood fairy tale would come crashing down, ending in bitterness and tragedy. A self-destructive brunette beauty, her life was full of misfortune. Of Polish/French descent, she miraculously ...

41. Marcin Kowalczyk

Actor | Jestes Bogiem

Marcin Kowalczyk was born on July 28, 1987 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Jestes Bogiem (2012), Alpha (2018) and The Lure (2015).

42. Ewa Blaszczyk

Actress | Nadzór

Ewa Blaszczyk was born on October 15, 1955 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Nadzór (1985), 1983 (2018) and Nic smiesznego (1995).

43. Andrzej Chyra

Actor | W imie...

Andrzej Chyra was born on August 27, 1964 in Gryfów Slaski, Dolnoslaskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for W imie... (2013), Dlug (1999) and Wszyscy jestesmy Chrystusami (2006).

44. 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 Trzecia czesc nocy (1971) was an ...

45. Malgorzata Bela

Actress | Ono

Malgorzata Bela was born on June 6, 1977 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland. She is an actress and producer, known for Stranger (2004), Karol, un uomo diventato Papa (2005) and Suspiria (2018). She has been married to Pawel Pawlikowski since 2017. She was previously married to Jean-Yves Le Fur and ...

46. Anna Mucha

Actress | Schindler's List

Anna Mucha was born on April 26, 1980 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Schindler's List (1993), Chlopaki nie placza (2000) and Pitbull. Nowe porzadki (2016).

47. Agata Buzek

Actress | Hummingbird

Agata Buzek was born on September 20, 1976 in Pyskowice, Slaskie, Poland. She is an actress and producer, known for Redemption (2013), The Innocents (2016) and Rewers (2009). She has been married to Adam Mazan since September 30, 2006.

48. Pola Negri

Actress | Die Bergkatze

Pola Negri was born in Lipno, Poland, and moved to Warsaw as a child. Living in poverty with her mother, a teenage Pola auditioned and was accepted to the Imperial Ballet. Due to an illness that ended her dancing career, she soon switched to the Warsaw Imperial Academy of Dramatic Arts and became ...

49. Anna Próchniak

Actress | Les innocentes

Anna Próchniak is one of the most promising young Polish actresses. She became interested in ballet and contemporary dance at an early age and trained as a dancer until deciding to switch to theatre. She graduated from the acting department of Film School in Lodz. She got several Polish and ...

50. Agnes Albright

Actress | True Detective

Agnes Albright was born on September 11, 1984 in Bielsko-Biala, Slaskie, Poland as Agnieszka Olech. She is an actress and producer, known for True Detective (2014), Ballers (2015) and Workaholics (2011).


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