Here are 10 famous actresses from Poland were born in 1928:
Lucyna Winnicka (July 14, 1928 Warsaw-January 22, 2013 Warsaw) a.k.a. Lucina Winnicka was a Polish actor. She had two children, Agata Kawalerowicz and Piotr Kawalerowicz.
Lucyna Winnicka started her career in the late 1940s as a stage actress in Warsaw. She made her film debut in 1950 in the movie "The Conspiracy of the Old Church", directed by Leonard Buczkowski. Over the next few decades, she appeared in over 60 films and television series, including the classic Polish films "Eroica" (1957), "The Ashes" (1965) and "Everything for Sale" (1968). She was often praised for her expressive face and subtle performances.
Winnicka was also known for her voice, which she used as a dubbing actress, lending her voice to foreign actresses such as Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida and Elizabeth Taylor.
In addition to acting, Winnicka was also involved in social and political activism. She was a member of the Communist Party of Poland and participated in anti-government protests during the Solidarity movement in the 1980s.
Winnicka passed away in 2013 at the age of 84. She was remembered as one of the most talented and versatile actresses of her generation, and a beloved figure of Polish cinema.
Urszula Modrzyńska (February 23, 1928 Srebrniki-December 11, 2010 Łódź) also known as Urszula Modrzynska was a Polish actor.
She studied acting at the State Higher School of Theatre in Warsaw and made her stage debut in 1949. Modrzynska acted in over 50 films and television programs over the course of her career. She was known for her roles in films like "Eroica", "Lotna", and "Kanal", and her work as a voice actress in the Polish dubbing of foreign productions. Modrzynska also worked as a theater director, and was a member of the board of the Polish Society of Film and Theater Artists. She was awarded the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for her contributions to Polish culture.
Mirosława Dubrawska (April 28, 1928 Warsaw-October 12, 2010 Warsaw) was a Polish actor.
She graduated from the State Theatre School in Warsaw in 1950, where she studied acting. She then went on to perform at the National Theatre in Warsaw and collaborated with some of the leading Polish directors. Throughout her career, she appeared in over 70 films, as well as numerous TV series and stage productions. Dubrawska was highly regarded for her talent and dedication to the craft of acting, winning several awards for her performances. In addition to her acting career, she was an active member of the Polish artistic community, serving as a mentor to young actors and supporting various cultural initiatives. Dubrawska's legacy continues to inspire aspiring actors in Poland and beyond.
Slawa Kwasniewska (October 28, 1928 Kraków-) also known as Stanislawa Kwasniewska is a Polish actor.
Slawa Kwasniewska was born in Kraków, Poland, on October 28, 1928. She is a veteran Polish actress who is well-known in the drama and theatre circuit of her country. She studied acting at the Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts in Kraków and made her debut in 1952 in "Westerplatte," a war film set during World War II. She subsequently worked in several film and television productions, developing a solid reputation as an accomplished actress. Some of her notable works include "Szkice piórkiem" (1958), "Zmiennicy" (1986), and "Kuchnia polska" (1993). Slawa Kwasniewska is a recipient of several awards for her contribution to Polish cinema and theatre, including the Order of Polonia Restituta and the Gloria Artis Medal for Cultural Merit.
Käte Jaenicke (March 22, 1928 Gdańsk-November 1, 2002 Munich) also known as Käthe Jaenicke or Kate Jaenicke was a Polish actor. She had one child, Anja Jaenicke.
Jaenicke began her acting career in Poland before moving to Germany in the 1950s. She appeared in numerous theater plays, television shows, and films throughout her career. Some of her notable film credits include "The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi" (1961), "The Captain from Köpenick" (1971), and "Our Charly" (1995).
Aside from acting, Jaenicke was also a supporter of women's rights and environmental protection. She was a member of the German Green Party and spoke out about these issues in various interviews.
After her death in 2002, a scholarship was established in her name to support young actors in their studies.
Zofia Perczynska (January 1, 1928 Poland-) a.k.a. Sophia Perczyńska or Perczyńska Sophie is a Polish actor.
She started her acting career in theater and made her film debut in 1954 in the movie "Zemsta". Perczynska has appeared in over 70 films and television shows, including the acclaimed Polish television drama "Czterdziestolatek". In addition to acting, she has also lent her voice to several Polish-language dubs of foreign films and television shows, including the popular American sitcom "The Nanny". Perczynska has received numerous awards for her contributions to Polish cinema, including the coveted award for Best Actress at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia in 1970 for her role in "Kochajmy syrenki". Despite being in her nineties, she continues to act and inspire younger generations of actors and filmmakers with her talent and dedication.
Maria Janecka (February 24, 1928 Koronowo-July 31, 2012 Warsaw) a.k.a. Maria Dobrzynska or Marysia Dobrzynska was a Polish actor.
She began her acting career in the early 1950s, starting out in small roles before gaining more prominent parts in films such as "Eroica" (1958) and "Krzyżacy" (1960). Throughout her career, she appeared in over 50 films and television shows, becoming a well-known face in Polish cinema.
In addition to her work on screen, Janecka was also a stage actress, performing at theaters such as the Ateneum Theatre in Warsaw. She was a celebrated figure in the Polish theater community, known for her versatility and depth as an actress.
Throughout her lengthy career, Janecka received numerous awards and accolades, including the prestigious Order of Polonia Restituta in 1985. She was remembered fondly by her fellow actors and fans alike as a dedicated and talented performer who left an indelible mark on Polish cinema and theater.
Barbara Krafftówna (December 5, 1928 Warsaw-) otherwise known as Barbara Krafft, Barbara Krafftowna or Barbara Kraftówna is a Polish actor and singer. She has one child, .
Barbara Krafftówna began her acting career in the 1950s and became known for her roles in Polish films and theater productions. She received critical acclaim for her performances in films such as "Kanał" and "Eroica". In addition to her acting career, Krafftówna is also a talented singer and has released several albums throughout her career.
She has received many awards and honors for her contributions to the arts, including the Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta and the Medal for Merit to Culture - Gloria Artis. Despite her success, Krafftówna remains humble and dedicated to her craft, stating in an interview, "I never thought of myself as a star. I'm just an actress who loves what she does."
Stefania Iwińska (February 16, 1928 Warsaw-April 7, 1988 Warsaw) a.k.a. Stefania Iwinska was a Polish actor and dancer.
She studied at the State Ballet School in Warsaw and later in Paris under the tutelage of famous ballet dancer and choreographer, Roland Petit. Iwińska made her debut as a ballerina in 1946 but soon shifted her focus to acting. She joined the National Theatre in Warsaw and went on to become one of the leading actresses of her time in Poland. Iwińska appeared in many films and television shows, including the critically acclaimed series "The Decalogue" directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski. She also worked as a voice-over actress, lending her voice to many foreign films that were dubbed in Polish. Despite her successful career in acting, she never lost her passion for dance and often incorporated it into her theatrical performances. Stefania Iwińska passed away in 1988 at the age of 60, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most versatile performers in Polish entertainment.
Anna Golebiowska (September 20, 1928 Lviv-August 19, 2005 Katowice) was a Polish actor.
She was born in Lwów, Poland (now Lviv, Ukraine) and began her acting career in the early 1950s. She made her film debut in 1954 in the movie "Niedaleko Warszawy" and went on to appear in over 40 films and television series throughout her career. Golebiowska was known for her versatility, playing both dramatic and comedic roles. She was particularly acclaimed for her work in the theater, where she performed in both classic and contemporary plays. In addition to her acting work, Golebiowska was known for her charitable work, particularly with children's hospitals. She passed away in Katowice at the age of 76.