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List of famous film actors and actresses from Poland, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Poland has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Polish screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Poland and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List includes Christina Jastrzembska, Bartłomiej Topa and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Polish actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Poland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Poland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Polish film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Daniel Olbrychski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Salt, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Barber of Siberia Daniel Olbrychski is a Polish actor best known for leading roles in several Andrzej Wajda movies and also known for playing the Russian defector and spymaster Vassily Orlov, alongside Hollywood ...more

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Stuart Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Singin' in the Rain, North by Northwest, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Joseph Liebchen was an American actor whose career spanned seven decades, appearing in almost 450 films between 1909 and 1964. He is sometimes credited as Stewart Holmes.

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Roman Polański is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Chinatown, Repulsion, The Tenant 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 ...more

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Joseph Conrad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Joseph Conrad was a Polish author who wrote in English after settling in England. He was granted British nationality in 1886, but always considered himself a Pole. Conrad is regarded as one of ...more

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Olek Krupa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
X-Men: First Class, The Italian Job, Miller's Crossing Aleksander Krupa, often credited as Olek Krupa, is a Polish actor best known for playing villains and/or criminals, such as in Eraser, Blue Streak and Home Alone 3. He also notably portrayed a ...more

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Casey Siemaszko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Back to the Future, Stand by Me, Back to the Future Part II Kazimierz A. "Casey" Siemaszko is an American actor. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to a Polish-born Roman Catholic father, Konstanty, a fighter in the Polish Underground during ...more

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Zofia Saretok is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Triumph of the Spirit, Jakob the Liar, The White Raven Zofia Saretok was an actress.

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Urszula Grabowska is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Closed Circuit, The Crown Witness, Stranger Urszula Grabowska is an actress.

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Jan Swiderski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Spiral, The Impossible Goodbye, The Ashes Jan Swiderski was an actor.

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Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
I, Frankenstein, Killer Elite Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski, better known by the stage name Yvonne Strahovski, is an Australian actress. She is known for portraying CIA Agent Sarah Walker in the NBC television series Chuck, ...more

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Aleksandra Yermak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Aleksandra Yermak The Dreamers, A Very Long Engagement Aleksandra Yermak is an actress.

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Joanna Pacuła is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Tombstone, Gorky Park, Virus Joanna Pacuła is a Polish-born actress residing in Southern California. Pacuła was born in Tomaszów Lubelski, Poland. In 1979, Pacuła graduated from the Aleksander Zelwerowicz State ...more

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Yuri Mazurok is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Queen of Spades (Bolshoi Ballet) Yuri Antónovich Mazurók was a Russian operatic baritone of Ukrainian ethnicity. He sang leading roles with major opera houses internationally, including the Bolshoi Theatre, where ...more

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Jan Łomnicki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Bad Boy Jan Lomnicki was a film director and screenwriter.

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Witold Holtz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Heiresses, Everything for Sale, Lokis: A Manuscript of Professor Wittembach Witold Holtz is an actor.

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Ullrich Haupt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Morocco, The Iron Mask, Tempest Ullrich Haupt was a film actor.

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Jerzy Kurczak is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Jerzy Kurczak Jerzy Kurczak is a screenwriter and animator.

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Sokół is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
George the Hedgehog Sokół, real name Wojciech Sosnowski is an MC born in Warsaw, Poland 11 March 1977. Founder of ZIP Skład and WWO, together with DJ Deszczu Strugi, and Jędker. He recorded four albums with ...more

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Envy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Oral Adventures of Craven Morehead 8, Gang Bang Slut 5 Envy is a Pornographic Actress.

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Ignacy Gogolewski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Ignacy Gogolewski The Peasants, The Codes, Zamach stanu Ignacy Gogolewski is an actor and film director.

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John Bluthal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Fifth Element, Dark City, The Return of the Pink Panther John Bluthal is a Polish-born British film and television actor, 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, ...more

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Isaac Bashevis Singer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Polish-born Jewish-American author. The Polish form of his birth name was Izaak Zynger and he used his mother's first name in an initial pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, ...more

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Janusz Gajos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Three Colors: White, Pitbull, Man of Iron Janusz Gajos is a Polish actor. He graduated in 1965 from the National Film School in Łódź as one of its best students despite having been rejected during entrance exams for three times. ...more

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Leo White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Casablanca, The Thin Man, She Done Him Wrong Leo White was a stage performer who appeared as a character actor in many Charlie Chaplin films. Born in Germany, he grew up in England where he started his stage career. He was brought to the ...more

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Lisa Ray is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Water, I Can’t Think Straight, Defendor Lisa Rani Ray is a Canadian actress, model, television host, philanthropist and social activist. In 2005 she appeared in the Canadian film Water, which premièred at the Toronto ...more

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Matthias Habich is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Reader, Downfall, Enemy at the Gates Matthias Habich is a German actor. Habich was born in Danzig and lives in Paris. In the 2001 film Enemy at the Gates about Stalingrad, he played the part of General Friedrich Paulus. In the 2004 ...more

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Izabella Miko is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Clash of the Titans, Coyote Ugly, The Forsaken Izabella Anna Mikołajczak, better known as Izabella Miko, is a Polish actress and dancer.

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Ned Glass is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
West Side Story, North by Northwest, Charade Ned Glass was a Polish-born American character actor who appeared in more than eighty films and on television more than one hundred times, frequently playing nervous, cowardly, or deceitful ...more

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Kasia Smutniak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
From Paris with Love, Goal III: Taking on the World, The Fourth State Kasia Smutniak is a Polish born actress and model. She starred in the movie From Paris with Love. She was born in Piła, Wielkopolskie, Poland. She speaks fluent Polish, Russian, English and

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Bogusław Linda is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Pan Tadeusz, Man of Iron, Pigs Bogusław Linda is a Polish actor known from films such as Psy and Tato. He appeared in Andrzej Wajda's Man of Iron and Danton and in Krzysztof Kieslowski's Blind Chance and the seventh episode ...more

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Ingrid Pitt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Doctor Zhivago, The Wicker Man, Octopussy Ingrid Pitt was a Polish-British actress best known for her work in horror films of the 1960s and 1970s.

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Dagmara Domińczyk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Count of Monte Cristo, Keeping the Faith, Kinsey Dagmara Domińczyk is a Polish-American actress. She has appeared in the films Rock Star, The Count of Monte Cristo, Kinsey, Trust the Man, Lonely Hearts, Running with Scissors, Higher Ground, ...more

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Izabella Scorupco is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
GoldenEye, Reign of Fire, Exorcist: The Beginning Izabella Scorupco is a Polish-Swedish actress, singer and model. She played Bond girl Natalya Simonova in the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye.

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Jerzy Skolimowski is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Avengers, Mars Attacks!, Eastern Promises 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 ...more

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Peter van Eyck is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Longest Day, The Wages of Fear, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Peter van Eyck, born Götz von Eick, was a German-American actor.

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Franciszek Pieczka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Zycie za zycie, Good Evening, Mr.Wallenberg Franciszek Pieczka is a Polish film and stage actor. A graduate of the National Higher School of Theatre in Warsaw, he first made his debut in the theatre in Jelenia Góra. He won the ...more

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Katarzyna Wolejnio is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Conan the Barbarian, The Mechanic, The Paperboy Katarzyna Wolejnio is an actress.

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George E. Stone is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Some Like It Hot, Little Caesar, Guys and Dolls George E. Stone was a Polish-born American character actor in movies, radio, and television.

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Joanna Krupa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Scary Movie 4, The Dog Problem, The Underground Comedy Movie Joanna Krupa is a Polish American model and actress. She is best known for her appearances on the reality television shows Dancing with the Stars, Poland's Next Top Model and The Real Housewives ...more

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Weronika Rosati is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Inland Empire, The Iceman, Last Vegas Weronika Anna Dolores Rosati is a Polish actress and model.

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Peter Berling is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Gangs of New York, The Last Temptation of Christ, Aguirre Peter Berling is a German actor and writer. He has worked on several occasions with director Werner Herzog, in his collaborations with actor Klaus Kinski. In several of his medieval novels ...more

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Agnieszka Holland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Interrogation, The Illumination, Screen Tests Agnieszka Holland is a Polish film and TV director as well as screenwriter. Best known for her political contributions to Polish cinema, Holland is one of Poland's most eminent filmmakers. She ...more

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Dita Parlo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
The Grand Illusion, L'Atalante, Homecoming Dita Parlo, born Grethe Gerda Kornstädt in Stettin, was a German film actress.

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Cezary Pazura is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Pigs, Hijacking of Agatha, Ajlawju Cezary Pazura is a popular Polish actor known for his comedy roles in movies such as Kiler, Chłopaki nie płaczą, Kariera Nikosia Dyzmy and a sitcom 13 posterunek. In addition to his work as a ...more

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Ludwika Paleta is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Niña Amada Mía, Propiedad Ajena, Corazón de Melón Ludwika Paleta is a Polish-born Mexican actress and model.

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Andrzej Chyra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Katyń, Elles, S@motność w sieci Andrzej Chyra is a Polish actor. He graduated from High School and in 1987 he graduated from the Acting Theater School in Warsaw. In 1994, he majored at the same university in Directing. He made ...more

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Cec Linder is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Goldfinger, Lolita, Atlantic City Cec Linder was a Polish-born Canadian film and television actor. In the 1950s and 1960s he worked extensively in the United Kingdom, often playing Canadian and American characters in various ...more

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Curt Lowens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Angels & Demons, Miracle at St. Anna, The Hindenburg Curt Lowens is an actor of the stage and in feature films and television, as well as a Holocaust survivor and a rescuer who saved about 150 Jewish children during the Holocaust.

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Jacek Koman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
Children of Men, Moulin Rouge!, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Jacek Koman is a Polish Australian actor, who now resides in Australia.

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Vladek Sheybal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Poland
From Russia with Love, The Wind and the Lion, Kanał Vladek Sheybal was a Polish character actor and director of both television and stage productions. He was well known for his portrayal of the chess grandmaster Kronsteen in the James Bond film ...more