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Overview (2)

Born in Krynica-Zdrój, Malopolskie, Poland
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (2)

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, the Ludwik Solski State Drama School in Krakow - specialization in drama performance and popular music vocals.

AWARDS 2009 - Sopot, 9th Polish National Festival of Radio and TV Theatre Two Theaters - Award for the Best Female Role, for the part of Halina Szwarc in the TV Theatre show Doktor Halina directed by Marcin Wrona. 2008 - Koszalin, 27th Debut Film Festival Young and Film - Award for Best Acting Debut in a Leading Role in Wednesday, Thursday Morning directed by Grzegosz Packa. 2007 - Gdynia Film Festival, Award of the Mayor of Gdynia for Best Acting Debut in Wednesday, Thursday Morning. 1998 - Third prize at the grand finale of the Szansa na sukces TV singing competition, for the performance of Miedzy cisza by Grzegorz Turnau.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: J K

Joanna Kulig is a multi-faceted performer.

Kulig can currently be seen starring opposite Tomasz Kot in Pawel Pawlikowski's sweeping drama for Amazon, Cold War. Set against the Cold War in the 1950s, it explores the passionate yet tumultuous relationship of two lovers (Kulig and Kot) whose contrasting temperaments and backgrounds challenge their love for each other. The film, featuring Kulig's own vocal performance, premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where it received rave reviews and earned the prize for Best Director. Kulig also received a European Film Award for her performance. The movie cinched the honor of being Poland's official selection for this year's Academy Awards and was released by Amazon on December 21, 2018.

The film marks Kulig's third collaboration with director Pawel Pawlikowski, in a role written specifically for her. In the past, she appeared in his Academy Award winning film Ida, as well as The Woman in the Fifth opposite Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas.

Born and raised in Poland, Kulig's work is most well known in Europe. Her previous film credits include Wojciech Smarzowski's Kler, Anna Justice's Remembrance, Natalia Koryncka-Gruz's Warsaw by Night, Maciej Bochniak's Disco Polo, Anne Fontaine's The Innocents, Eun-jin Pang's Way Back Home, and Tommy Wirkola's Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters. Her television credits include O Mnie Sie Nie Martw, in which she has appeared in over 100 episodes, Szpilki Na Giewoncie, and Zbrodnia.

At the age of 16, Kulig won a prize on the popular Polish singing competition show, Szansa Na Sukces. This jumpstarted her career and led to her acceptance into The Fryderyk Chopin State Primary Music School, the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz State Secondary Music School in Krakow, and finally the Ludwik Solski State Drama School, where she specialized in drama performance and popular music vocals.

Kulig currently resides in Poland.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Joanna Kulig

Spouse (1)

Maciej Bochniak (26 December 2009 - present) ( 1 child)

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