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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Poland, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Poland and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Poland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Polish screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Poland is included when available.

List people include Roman Polański, Jerzy Kawalerowicz and many more.

This historic screenwriters from Poland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Polish screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Poland?" These prominent screenwriters of Poland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Polish screenwriters.

Use this list of renowned Polish screenwriters to discover some new screenwriters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (186 items)
Roman Polanski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Poland
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Roman Polanski is a Polish and, since 1976, naturalized-French film director, producer, writer, and actor. Having made films in Poland, the United Kingdom, France and the United States, he is considered one of the few "truly international filmmakers." Polanski's films have inspired diverse ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Paris, France

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Jerzy Andrzejewski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Poland
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Jerzy Andrzejewski was a prolific Polish author. His novels, Ashes and Diamonds, and Holy Week, have been made into film adaptations by the Oscar-winning Polish director Andrzej Wajda. Holy Week and Ashes and Diamonds have both been translated into English. His novel "The Gates of Paradise" was ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1909-1983)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic

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Adam Guziński is a Polish film director and screenwriter. His film Chłopiec na galopującym koniu was screened out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Konin, Poland

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Jerzy Skolimowski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Poland
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Jerzy Skolimowski is a Polish film director, screenwriter, dramatist and actor. A graduate of the prestigious National Film School in Łódź, Skolimowski has directed more than twenty films since his 1960 début Oko wykol. He lived in Los Angeles for over 20 years where he painted in a figurative, ...more

Age: 78

Birthplace: Łódź, Poland

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