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Popular Film Actors from Poland

Updated June 14, 2019 14.5k views1.1k items

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.
  • Daniel Olbrychski1

    Daniel Olbrychski

    Salt, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    BirthplaceŁowicz, Poland


    Daniel Marcel Olbrychski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈdaɲɛl ˈmart͡sɛl ɔlˈbrɨxskʲi]; born 27...  more
  • Stuart Holmes2

    Stuart Holmes

    Singin' in the Rain, North by Northwest

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Stuart Holmes (born Joseph Liebchen; March 10, 1884 – December 29, 1971) was an American actor...  more
  • Roman Polanski3

    Roman Polanski

    Chinatown, Repulsion

    BirthplaceParis, France

    NationalityFrance, Poland

    Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director,...  more

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  • Joseph Conrad4

    Joseph Conrad

    Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, Polish: [ˈjuzɛf tɛˈɔdɔr ˈkɔnrat...  more


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  • Olek Krupa5

    Olek Krupa

    X-Men: First Class, The Italian Job

    BirthplaceRybnik, Poland


    Aleksander Krupa (born 18 March 1947), often credited as Olek Krupa, is a Polish actor, active...  more
  • Casey Siemaszko6

    Casey Siemaszko

    Back to the Future, Stand by Me

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    NationalityPoland, United States of America

    Kazimierz A. "Casey" Siemaszko (born March 17, 1961) is an American actor. His best known film...  more
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    Zofia Saretok

    Triumph of the Spirit, Jakob the Liar

    BirthplacePoland, Łódź


    Zofia Saretok was an actress....  more
  • 8

    Urszula Grabowska

    The Closed Circuit, The Crown Witness

    BirthplaceMyślenice, Poland


    Urszula Grabowska is an actress....  more
  • 9

    Jan Swiderski

    Spiral, The Impossible Goodbye

    BirthplacePoland, Chmieleniec


    Jan Swiderski was an actor....  more
  • Yvonne Strahovski10

    Yvonne Strahovski

    I, Frankenstein

    BirthplaceWerrington Downs, Australia


    Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski (born 30 July 1982), known professionally as Yvonne Strahovski...  more

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  • 11

    Aleksandra Yermak

    The Dreamers, A Very Long Engagement

    BirthplaceSecond Polish Republic, Warsaw


    Aleksandra Yermak is an actress....
  • Joanna Pacuła12

    Joanna Pacuła

    Tombstone, Gorky Park

    BirthplaceTomaszów Lubelski, Poland


    Joanna Pacuła (Polish: [jɔˈanːa paˈt͡suwa]; born 2 January 1957) is a Polish-American actress...  more
  • Yuri Mazurok13

    Yuri Mazurok

    Queen of Spades (Bolshoi Ballet)

    BirthplaceSecond Polish Republic, Kraśnik

    NationalityPoland, Russia

    Yuri Antónovich Mazurók (Russian Ю́рий Анто́нович Мазуро́к, 18 July 1931 in Kraśnik – April...  more
  • 14

    Jan Łomnicki

    The Bad Boy

    BirthplacePidhaitsi, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine, Poland

    Jan Lomnicki was a film director and screenwriter....  more
  • 15

    Witold Holtz

    The Heiresses, Everything for Sale

    BirthplaceSecond Polish Republic, Warsaw


    Witold Holtz is an actor....  more
  • Ullrich Haupt16

    Ullrich Haupt

    Morocco, The Iron Mask

    BirthplacePoland, Złocieniec

    NationalityPoland, United States of America

    Ullrich Haupt was a film actor....  more
  • 17

    Jerzy Kurczak

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  • 18


    George the Hedgehog

    BirthplaceSecond Polish Republic, Warsaw


    Sokół, real name Wojciech Sosnowski is an MC born in Warsaw, Poland 11 March 1977. Founder of...  more
  • 19

    Ignacy Gogolewski

    The Peasants, The Codes

    BirthplaceCiechanów, Poland


    Ignacy Gogolewski is an actor and film director....  more
  • John Bluthal20

    John Bluthal

    The Fifth Element, Dark City

    BirthplaceGalicia, Poland

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,Australia

    John Bluthal (born Isaac Bluthal; 12 August 1929 – 15 November 2018) was a Polish-born radio,...  more
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer21
    Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצחק באַשעװיס זינגער‎; November 21, 1902 – July 24, 1991) was...  more
  • Janusz Gajos22

    Janusz Gajos

    Three Colors: White, Pitbull

    BirthplaceDąbrowa Górnicza, Poland


    Janusz Gajos (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjanuʂ ˈɡajɔs]; born 23 September 1939 in Dąbrowa...  more
  • 23

    Leo White

    Casablanca, The Thin Man

    BirthplaceGrudziądz, Poland


    Leo White (November 10, 1882 – September 20, 1948), Leo Weiss, was a German-born...  more
  • Lisa Ray24

    Lisa Ray

    Water, I Can’t Think Straight

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Lisa Rani Ray (born 4 April 1972) is an Indian Canadian actress, model, television host,...  more
  • Matthias Habich25

    Matthias Habich

    The Reader, Downfall

    BirthplaceGdańsk, Poland


    Matthias Habich (born 12 January 1940) is a German actor who has appeared in more than 110...  more