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Agata Kulesza
Agata Kulesza
(Polish pronunciation: [aˈgata kuˈlɛʂa]; born 27 September 1971) is a Polish film, television and stage actress, and a member of the Polish Film Academy.[1] In 2013 she appeared in the critically acclaimed Ida. She was a contestant in season eight of Taniec z gwiazdami (English: Dancing with Stars) in 2008. She gained wide popularity in mass media after winning the competition. Kulesza was also the first winner of the show who donated the prize to charity.[2]

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1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] Kulesza was born in Szczecin. She has an older sister. Her childhood friend was future rock singer Katarzyna Nosowska, with whom Kulesza is still on good terms. As a child she attended ballet and singing classes. She decided to become an actress when she was in high school.[3] She enrolled in the Aleksander Zelwerowicz State Theatre Academy in 1990 and graduated with distinction in 1994.[4] Career[edit] She performed in the Dramatic Theatre in Warsaw in 1994–2011. Since 2011 she has been employed by the Ateneum Theatre in Warsaw. In 2012 she received Polish Academy Award for Best Actress for the leading role in the film Róża directed by Wojciech Smarzowski. She was also awarded the Złota Kaczka for the same film.[4] Personal life[edit] She lives in Warsaw with her husband, Marcin Figurski, a camera operator. The couple met in 1996 on a film set and got married after ten years together. They have a daughter, Marianna (born 1997).[5] Filmography[edit]

Year Project Role Notes

1993 Człowiek z... Anna

1995 Die Straßen von Berlin Katharina Stefanescu episode: Babuschka

1996 Poznań '56 Teacher Zoska

2001 The Spring to Come Woman

2002 Moje pieczone kurczaki Agata, Wojtek's wife

2003 Siedem przystanków na drodze do raju Deaf woman

2004 Cudownie ocalony Prisoner Czarna

Park tysiąca westchnień Painter

2005 Fortuna czyha w lesie Lawyer

Solidarność, Solidarność... Filip's wife episode: Petrol

2006 Co słonko widziało Team Manager

Fundacja Anka Malecka - Mieczyslaw's daughter

Niania Actress episode: Rabnieta owca

2007 Kilka prostych słów Krystyna short Ourense
Ourense
Independent Film Festival Best Actress Award

2008 Mała wielka miłość Doctor

2009 Zamiana Miecia

Synowie Lucyna Dobrowolska TV series

Mała wielka miłość Doctor TV series

39 i pół Hania episode: Rola zycia

2010 Skrzydlate świnie Karina Klaus

Ojciec Mateusz Renata Szulc episode: Talent

2011 Ki Miriam

Róża Róza Kwiatkowska Polish Academy Award for Best Actress

Suicide Room Beata Santorska

Rodzinka.pl Maria TV series

Prosto w serce Aneta Sienkiewicz TV series

2012 Miłość Mayor's Wife

Dzień Kobiet Psychologist

Prawo Agaty Krystyna Sikorska episode: Episode #1.5

Krew z krwi Carmen Rota TV series 8 episodes

2013 Traffic Department Jadzia

Ida Wanda Gdynia Film Festival
Gdynia Film Festival
Award for Best Actress Gijón International Film Festival
Gijón International Film Festival
Award for Best Actress Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Minsk
Minsk
International Film Festival Award for Best Actress Polish Academy Award for Best Actress RiverRun International Film Festival Jury Prive for Best Actress Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated—European Film Award for Best Actress Nominated—London Film Critics Circle Award for Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated— Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated— San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated— Seattle International Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
Award for Best Actress

In Hiding Wanda

Desire for Beauty Herself

Wszystkie kobiety Mateusza Maciejka

2016 The Innocents Mother Abbess

True Crimes Marta Filming

I'm a Killer

References[edit]

^ Pnf.pl Archived September 25, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. ^ Grupa Wirtualna Polska. "Agata Kulesza". film.wp.pl. Retrieved 15 March 2015.  ^ " Agata Kulesza
Agata Kulesza
- Dziewczyna z sąsiedztwa". Retrieved 15 March 2015.  ^ a b "FilmPolski.pl". FilmPolski. Retrieved 15 March 2015.  ^ "Ślub po dziesięciu latach... małżeństwa". Retrieved 15 March 2015. 

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 102289234 LCCN: no2012063142 ISNI: 0000 0000 7164 2124 GND: 1060468190 BNF: cb169202653 (data) BIBSYS: 13002741 NK

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