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


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1. 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 ...

2. 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.

3. 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 ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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.

6. Jacek Rozenek

Actor | Wiedzmin

Jacek Rozenek was born on March 31, 1969 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is an actor, known for The Witcher (2007), The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011) and Wiedzmin 3: Dziki Gon (2015). He was previously married to Malgorzata Rozenek.

7. 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).

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. 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...

11. 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).

12. Halszka Kuza

Actress | Not That Simple Love

Halszka (Wanda, Lea) Kuza - three names - at least three personalities. Halszka is an actress with remarkable sense of humor. Huge Animal lover! In the environment she was always consider a little different, very artistic soul. Only child in her Family. She learned to write, speak and read fluently...

13. 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 Perfect Strangers (2016), From Paris with Love (2010) and Tutta colpa di Giuda (2009).

14. 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.

15. Bo Martyn

Actress | V-Wars

Bo Martyn was born on a small Baltic island in Poland and grew up in Canada. She attended English and French speaking schools in Mississauga. Martyn graduated from Humber College's Arts program and went on to major in Psychology at York University while working as a flight attendant before deciding...

16. 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 (...

17. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

20. 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.

21. 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, ...

22. 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 ...

23. 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).

24. 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 ...

25. 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 ...

26. 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 ...

27. 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).

28. 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 ...

29. 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...

30. 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), Golden Revenge (2019) and A Girl Named Jo (2018).

31. 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 ...

32. 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 (2016), Carga (2018) and Mathilde (2017).

33. 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 ...

34. 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 ...

35. 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 ...

36. Zofia Wichlacz

Actress | Miasto 44

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

37. 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...

38. 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 ...

39. Agnieszka Grochowska

Actress | Obce niebo

Agnieszka Grochowska was born on December 31, 1979 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Obce niebo (2015), Beyond the Steppes (2010) and Upperdog (2009). She has been married to Dariusz Gajewski since 2004.

40. Andrzej Bartkowiak

Cinematographer | Falling Down

Andrzej Bartkowiak was born on March 6, 1950 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Falling Down (1993), Doom (2005) and The Verdict (1982). He was previously married to Diane Venora.

41. Peter van Eyck

Actor | The Longest Day

With his whitish blond crew-cut, slow, menacing drawl and Germanic manner, Van Eyck was destined to be typecast as stereotypically scowling, arrogant Nazi officers. This was ironic, because being an avowed anti-fascist, he had left Germany in 1931 -- two years before Adolf Hitler came to power. The...

42. Rafal Zawierucha

Actor | Jack Strong

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 ...

43. Katarzyna Wolejnio

Actress | Conan the Barbarian

Katarzyna Wolejnio was born on May 19, 1973 in Warsaw, Poland. She is an actress, known for Conan the Barbarian (2011), The Mechanic (2011) and Survivor (2015).

44. 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).

45. 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 ...

46. Beata Poźniak

Actress | JFK

Already a well-established Polish and European artist, Beata Pozniak Daniels was discovered by the U.S. audiences when Oliver Stone cast her in JFK (1991) as Marina Oswald. This memorable role in an Academy Award-nominated film was her U.S. feature debut and it led to her appearances in over 30 ...

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 Skazany na bluesa (2005). He has been married to Agnieszka Kot since September 30, 2006. They have two children.

48. Malgorzata Bela

Actress | Suspiria

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

49. Paulina Galazka

Actress | A Young Man with High Potential

Paulina Galazka was born on August 21, 1989 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for A Young Man with High Potential (2018), Skazane (2015) and Znaki (2018).

50. 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 ...


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