Danuta Stenka

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Danuta Stenka
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Born (1961-10-10) 10 October 1961 (age 57)
NationalityPolish
OccupationActress

Danuta Stenka (born 10 October 1961 in Sierakowice, Poland) is a Polish actress. She is one of the leading Polish film and theatre actresses.

From 1991, she spent a decade working at Teatr Dramatyczny in Warsaw, then at TR Warszawa. She earned critical acclaim for her distinguished roles in Krzysztof Warlikowski's performances (Electra, The Taming of the Shrew, Krum, Angels in America and (A)pollonia). In 2003, she joined the ensemble of the National Theatre in Warsaw, taking on roles with many renowned directors, including Robert Wilson (Lady from the Sea), Grzegorz Jarzyna (Giovanni), and Maja Kleczewska (Phaedra, Marat/Sade, Oresteia). She played in many films and TV series and won over 30 awards for her theatre and film work. She received the Silver Medal for Merit to Culture‚ Gloria Artis’, awarded by the Polish Ministry of Culture.

Selected filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Prowokator Marta Moraczewska
2001 Quo Vadis Pomponia Graecina
2002 Chopin: Desire for Love George Sand
2007 Katyń Róża, a general's wife
2009 Idealny facet dla mojej dziewczyny Teresa Wodzień, aunt of Konstanty; Maria, mother of Konstanty
2012 Stones for the Rampart Danka, an actress
TV
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Ekstradycja Krystyna Małek
2009 The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Hannah Rozenfeld
2009 Czas honoru Margaret
2017 Wojenne dziewczyny Mother of Irka and Witek

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