Andrzej Grabowski

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Andrzej Grabowski
Andrzej Grabowski 2013.jpg
Grabowski in 2013
Born (1952-03-15) 15 March 1952 (age 62)
Chrzanów, Poland
Occupation Actor, comedian
Spouse(s) Anna Tomaszewska (divorced)
Anita Kruszewska (2009–present)

Andrzej Grabowski (born 15 March 1952 in Chrzanów, Poland) is a Polish actor, singer and comedian. He is best known for playing the role of Ferdynand Kiepski in the TV series Świat według Kiepskich.

Career[edit]

Grabowski graduated from Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts in Cracow in 1974, and shortly afterwards started to perform at Juliusz Słowacki Theatre. Two years later he starred in the play Przepraszam, czy tu biją. During his studies in Cracow, Grabowski debuted in the full-length movie, Odejścia, powroty. He played only supporting roles in films until 1989, when he played one of the main characters in the movie Kapitał, czyli jak zrobić pieniądze w Polsce.

Grabowski gained widespread popularity in 1999 when he started to play the main character Ferdynand Kiepski in the TV series Świat według Kiepskich. The show is still on air.

Grabowski's other notable appearances include the music video for "Pokaż mi niebo," a song by Polish band Feel, and the third season of Polish version of the French game show Fort Boyard. He is also known for his Polish dubbing for characters in movies such as Toy Story 3 and Chicken Little.

Grabowski was awarded a Medal Zasłużony Kulturze Gloria Artis in 2007 for outstanding contribution to Polish culture.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Grabowski is formerly married to actress Anna Tomaszewska; the pair divorced in 2008. The marriage produced two daughters: Zuzanna and Katarzyna

On 12 June 2009 Grabowski married Anita Kruszewska, a make-up artist.[2] His best man was the Polish actor Jan Nowicki.[3]

Filmography[edit]

  • Operation H²O (2012) .... Radek Szczemborski
  • Skrzydlate świnie (2010) .... Edzio
  • Milion dolarów (2010) .... Tomuś
  • Piksele (2010) .... Grave-digger
  • Lunatycy (2009) (TV) .... Wacław - Kama's father
  • Tajemnica Westerplatte (2009) .... Adolf Petzelt
  • Od pełni do pełni (2009) .... Kaminski
  • The Little Moscow (2008)
  • Senność (2008) .... Father
  • Mr. Kuka's Advice (2008) .... Kuka
  • Jak żyć? (2008) .... Prisoner
  • The Chauffeur (2008) .... Modrak
  • Świadek koronny (2007) .... Jaroslaw Kowalik 'Kowal'
  • Strike (2006) .... Sobieski
  • Dublerzy (2006) .... Leon May
  • We're All Christs (2006) .... Adas' Drinking Friend
  • Diabeł (2005) .... Franciszek
  • Pitbull (2005) .... Jacek Goc "Gebels"
  • Atrakcyjny pozna panią (2004) .... Wacław
  • Zróbmy sobie wnuka (2003) .... Maniek Kosela
  • Superprodukcja (2003) .... Napoleon
  • Jak to się robi z dziewczynami (2002) .... Zenon
  • Golden Tears (2002)
  • E=mc2 (2002) .... Zając
  • Day of the Wacko (2002) .... Neighbour
  • Kariera Nikosia Dyzmy (2002) .... Roman Kiliński
  • Edges of the Lord (2001) .... Kluba
  • Klinika pod wyrwigroszem (2001) (TV mini-series) .... Man
  • The Tale of Mrs. Doughnut (2000) .... Palacz
  • Liceum czarnej magii (2000) (TV) .... Tomasz Jarski
  • With Fire and Sword (1999) (as A. Grabowski) .... Drunk Nobleman
  • Odwrócona góra albo film pod strasznym tytułem (1999)
  • Prostytutki (1998) .... Ula's Father
  • Love Me and Do Whatever You Want (1998) .... Sergeant looking for Sławek
  • Sława i chwała (1998) (TV mini-series) .... Golicz
  • La ballata dei lavavetri (1998) .... Paweł
  • Pułkownik Kwiatkowski (1995) .... Priest
  • Polska śmierć (1995) .... Sergeant
  • Cudowne miejsce (1994) .... Moon
  • Śmierć jak kromka chleba (1994) .... Miner
  • Kapitał, czyli jak zrobić pieniądze w Polsce (1990) .... Stefan Sapieja
  • Dulscy (1976) .... Office worker

TV series[edit]

  • Świat według Kiepskich (1999–2005, 2006-now) .... Ferdynand Kiepski
  • Blondynka (2010-now) .... Traczyk
  • Duch w dom (2010) .... Kazimierz
  • Nowa .... Janusz Sochon (1 episode, 2010)
  • Naznaczony .... Puchalik (2 episodes, 2009)
  • Ojciec Mateusz .... Coach Sylwester (1 episode, 2009)
  • Tylko miłość .... Max Wolar (26 episodes, 2007–2009)
  • Pitbull .... Jacek Goc 'Gebels' (31 episodes, 2005–2008)
  • Odwróceni .... Jaroslaw 'Kowal' Kowalik (11 episodes, 2007)
  • Ja wam pokażę! (2007) .... Homeless man
  • Hela w opałach .... Policeman (1 episode, 2006)
  • Złotopolscy .... Andrzej Złotopolski (2004–2006)
  • The Nanny .... Lucjan Furman (1 episode, 2006)
  • Boża podszewka. Część druga (2005) .... Andrzej Jurewicz
  • Na dobre i na złe .... Father Kudelko (1 episode, 2002)
  • Der Kapitän .... Eike (1 episode, 1997)
  • Boża podszewka (1997) .... Andrzej Jurewicz
  • Spellbinder: Land of the Dragon Lord .... Gan (4 episodes, 1997)

Polish dubbing[edit]

Discography[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
POL
[4]
Mam prawo...czasami... banalnie
  • Released: 29 November 2010[5]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD,[6] digital download[7]
36
Cudne jest nudne
  • Released: 18 June 2013[8]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD, digital download[9]
30
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

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