Roman Kłosowski

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Roman Kłosowski
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Born (1929-02-14) 14 February 1929 (age 85)
Biała Podlaska, Poland
Occupation Actor
Years active 1953–present

Roman Kłosowski (born 14 February 1929) is a Polish actor.

Biography[edit]

A graduate of the National School of Drama in Warsaw he made his debut on stage in the play Szczęście Frania by Włodzimierz Perzyński. From 1955 he made many appearances in Warsaw Dramatic Theater. He made his screen debut in 1953, starring in the film Celuloza, under the directorship of Jerzy Kawalerowicz.[1]

He would go on the star in another of Kawalerowicz's films, Shadow (Cień) in 1956, a film which was entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.[2] The film is a Rashōmon-like investigation into the life of a man found dead after having been hurled from a train.

Then in 1964 he starred in the Aleksander Ford film The First Day of Freedom which was entered into the 1965 Cannes Film Festival.[3] Kłosowski starred alongside Tadeusz Lomnicki, Beata Tyszkiewicz and Tadeusz Fijewski. In the late 1960s he appeared in the World War II miniseries Czterej pancerni i pies.

In 1971 he appeared in the Polish superhero comedy film, Hydrozagadka, portraying the Maharaja of Kabur. The film was directed by Andrzej Kondratiuk.

From 1974 to 1976 he starred in the successful television comedy series Czterdziestolatek. From 1975-1981 he directed the Universal Theater in Łódź and from 1981 worked at the Warsaw Mermaid Theater.

In 1986 he once again was directed by Andrzej Kondratiuk in the comedy-sci-fi television series Big Bang. Playing the character of Shepherd Kazimierz, he featured alongside actors such as Ludwik Benoit, Zofia Merle and Janusz Gajos. In 1989 he played the role of Edward in the Andrzej Barański's film, The Peddler. In 1996 he would again collaborate with Barański and appear in the psychological film, Dzień wielkiej ryby, in 1996.[4]

Then in the 1990s he starred in the Polish sitcom series Świat według Kiepskich. In 2008 he portrayed Nostradamus in the comedy drama film, Before Twilight (Jeszcze nie wieczór).[5] [6]

Selected filmography[edit]

Roman Kłosowski in 2006

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celuloza" (in Polish). Film Polski. Retrieved August 30, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Shadow". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved August 30, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The First Day of Freedom". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved August 30, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Dzień wielkiej ryby" (in Polish). Film Polski. Retrieved August 30, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Aktorzy" (in Polish). jeszczeniewieczor.com. Retrieved August 30, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Jeszcze nie wieczór" (in Polish). Film Polski. Retrieved August 30, 2009. 

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