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


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1. 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 Spooks (2002), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and Human Target (2010). She has been married to Sendhil Ramamurthy since July 19, 1999. They have two children.

2. 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.

3. 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 ...

4. Zofia Wichlacz

Actress | Miasto 44

Zofia Wichlacz was born in 1995 in Poland. She is an actress, known for Warsaw '44 (2014), World on Fire (2019) and Spoor (2017).

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 Only We Can Love Like This (1988), which made her a local teen idol. She ...

6. 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).

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), Virus (1999) and Gorky Park (1983).

8. 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 the opportunity was available to her at the age of 10. ...

9. 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 ...

10. 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 ...

11. 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.

12. 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 and producer, known for Perfect Strangers (2016), From Paris with Love (2010) and Tutta colpa di Giuda (2009). She has been married to Domenico Procacci since September 15, 2019.

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. 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 (...

15. 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 ...

16. 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 ...

17. Lilli Palmer

Actress | The Four Poster

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 ...

18. 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 The Story of Piera (1983) (aka "The Story of Piera"), an Italian/German co-production. The...

19. Janusz Kaminski

Cinematographer | War Horse

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 ...

20. 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. They have one child. She was previously ...

21. 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 Home Alone 3 (1997).

22. Rafal Zawierucha

Actor | Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

Rafal Zawierucha was born in 1986, in Cracow, Poland. In 2012 he graduated from National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. After the first year in Theater Academy as the one of the best students he got an invitation to the acting workshop in Watermill Center, New York 2008 Summer Program with one ...

23. Pawel Pawlikowski

Director | Zimna wojna

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, ...

24. Bo Martyn

Actress | V-Wars

Bo Martyn is an multidisciplinary artist. She was born on a Baltic island off of Szczecin Lagoon in Poland on September 27,1991. Bo grew up between Poland and Canada; developing an interest in poetry and story telling at a young age.

Martyn graduated from Toronto's Humber College Arts program and ...

25. 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 The Reverse (2009). She has been married to Adam Mazan since September 30, 2006.

26. 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 ...

27. Ksawery Szlenkier

Actor | Into the Night

Ksawery Szlenkier was born on January 9, 1981 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Into the Night (2020), The Auschwitz Report (2020) and The Coldest Game (2019).

28. Malgorzata Pieczynska

Actress | Komediantka

Malgorzata Pieczynska was born on May 4, 1960 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Komediantka (1987), Quo Vadis (2001) and Johan Falk: Lockdown (2015). She is married to Gabriel Wróblewski. They have one child. She was previously married to Andrzej Pieczynski.

29. Magdalena Lamparska

Actress | The Zookeeper's Wife

Magdalena Lamparska was born on January 6, 1988 in Slupsk, Pomorskie, Poland. She is an actress and writer, known for The Zookeeper's Wife (2017), 39 i pól (2008) and Gods (2014).

30. 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...

31. Weronika Rosati

Actress | Supernatural

Weronika Rosati 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 deputy at the European Parliament. She has been working in films since she was a teenager. She ...

32. Anna Próchniak

Actress | Les innocentes

Anna Próchniak is a Polish actresses who 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 the Lodz Film School. She has received several Polish and international awards ...

33. 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 (1975), Man of Iron (1981), and Katyn (2007).

He was Born on March 6, 1926, in Suwalki, Poland. His mother, Aniela Wajda, was a teacher at a Ukrainian school. His father, Jakub...

34. 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 ...

35. 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 (1971) was ...

36. 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), Intelligence (2014) and General Hospital (1963).

37. Andrzej Bartkowiak

Cinematographer | Falling Down

Andrzej Bartkowiak was born on March 6, 1950 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland as Andrzej Wojriech Bartkowiak. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Falling Down (1993), Romeo Must Die (2000) and Speed (1994). He was previously married to Diane Venora.

38. Karolina Szymczak

Actress | Hercules

Karolina Szymczak is a polish model and actress. She made her screen debut alongside Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as Alcmene in the 2014 blockbuster "Hercules". Her latest role was that of Marlena in Jan Kidawa Blonski's "Gwiazdy" (Stars) which will premiere internationally in May 2017. She also ...

39. Kasia Koleczek

Actress | Press

Kasia Koleczek was born on November 30, 1984 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Press (2018), Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) and Father Brown (2013).

40. 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 ...

41. 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 ...

42. 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 ...

43. Jacek Koman

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

Jacek Koman was born on August 15, 1956 in Bielsko-Biala, Slaskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Moulin Rouge! (2001), Children of Men (2006) and Defiance (2008).

44. 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 ...

45. Jerzy Skolimowski

Actor | The Avengers

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 ...

46. 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 ...

47. Tomasz Kot

Actor | Zimna wojna

Tomasz Kot was born on April 21, 1977 in Legnica, Dolnoslaskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Cold War (2018), Gods (2014) and Bikini Blue (2017). He has been married to Agnieszka Kot since September 30, 2006. They have two children.

48. Philip Perlman

Actor | Throw Momma from the Train

Philip Perlman was born on August 15, 1919 in Poland. He is known for his work on Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Out of Sight (1998) and The War of the Roses (1989). He was married to Adele Perlman. He died on April 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

49. 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...

50. 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 I, Olga Hepnarova (2016), Carga (2018) and Mathilde (2017). She has been married to Bartosz Rozbicki since 2019. They have one child.


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