Lech Mackiewicz

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Lech Mackiewicz (born 1960 in Skierniewice, Poland) is a Polish actor, director, playwright; graduate of the National Academy of Theatrical Arts (PWST) in Cracow (Poland 1983), and UTS (University of Technology Sydney 1987). He formed Auto Da Fe Theatre Co. in Sydney in 1987. He received the New South Wales Performing Arts Scholarship in 1991; assisted Neil Armfield on the production of Diary of A Madman with Geoffrey Rush at Belvoir St Theatre; directed and acted internationally: Australia, Poland, Japan, Korea, Italy. Collaborated with Tadashi Suzuki's SCOT (Japan). He studied in Poland (PWST Kraków, grad. 1983), Australia (UTS, grad. 1987) and with the Moscow Arts Theatre (directing secondment - 1991). Cate Blanchett's first theatre production out of NIDA was Kafka Dances at the Stables Theatre (Sydney 1993) where Lech starred as Franz Kafka and Cate played his fiancée, Felice Bauer.

Filmography[edit]

Directed films[edit]

  • Rozwód – Poland 1997
  • ToTuToTam – Poland 2001
  • Left Ear – co-director (with Andrew Wholley) 2007

Directed theatre productions[edit]

  • Drzewo – Teatr Wegierki (Poland) 2010
  • NaGL – Tap Gallery ( Sydney) 2010
  • Shit Happens – Newtown Theatre ( Sydney)

"Hello Out There (Sydney)

  • The Island (Sydney)
  • King Lear – Playbox (Melbourne) 1993
  • Moj brat moja milosc – Jaracza Theatre (Poland) 1991
  • Felliniada – Auto Dafe Theatre Co. (Sydney) 1994
  • BECKETT: IN CIRCLES – SCOT (Japan) 1991
  • So called K. – Mito Arts Co. (Japan) 1992
  • Conversations 2 – Auto Da Fe Theatre Co. (Poland) 1996
  • Madness – PACT Theatre Sydney 1990
  • Grand Theatre Of Oklahoma (Wharf 2; STC; Sydney)
  • Krapp's Last Tape ( Poland, Japan, Australia)

As an actor[edit]

  • The Remembrance (2011) Tomasz Limanowski
  • Wygrany (2010) Henryk
  • Rake (ep.3 2010) George Dana
  • Jestem Twoj (Konstanty) 2009
  • Na dobre i na złe .... Prof. Richard Edwards (1 episode, 2008)
    • Kontrowersyjny pojedynek (2008) TV episode .... Prof. Richard Edwards
  • Jeszcze raz (2008) .... Tadeusz
  • Left Ear (2007) .... Bore
  • Stolen Life (2007) (voice) .... Faraday
  • "Kryminalni" .... Mateusz Bartnik (1 episode, 2007)
    • Znajomy glos (2007) TV episode .... Mateusz Bartnik
  • Inka 1946 (2007) (TV) .... Jerzy
  • "Plebania" .... Jerzy / ... (2 episodes, 2002–2007)
    • Odcinek 848 (2007) TV episode .... Jerzy
    • Odcinek 223 (2002) TV episode .... Man helping Cieplak
  • "Oficerowie" (2006) TV mini-series .... Conductor
  • "Pogoda na piatek" (2006) TV mini-series .... Jerzy
  • "Bedziesz moja" (2006) TV series .... Jacek
  • Karol – Un Papa rimasto uomo (2006) (TV) .... Stefan Wyszynski (... aka Karol: The Pope, The Man (USA) ... aka Karol. Papiez, który pozostal czlowiekiem (Poland) )
  • "The Alice" .... Kirk (3 episodes, 2005)
    • Episode #1.3 (2005) TV episode .... Kirk
    • Episode #1.1 (2005) TV episode .... Kirk
    • Episode #1.2 (2005) TV episode .... Kirk
  • Karol – Un uomo diventato Papa (2005) (TV) .... Stefan Wyszynski (... aka Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (International: English title) (USA: DVD title) ... aka Karol. Czlowiek, który zostal papiezem (Poland) )
  • One Down (2004) .... Andrzej
  • Marking Time (2003) (TV) .... Hassan
  • Warszawa (2003) .... Andrzej (... aka Warsaw (USA) )
  • Show (2003)
  • Alarm (2002) .... Negotiator
  • Julie Walking Home (2002) .... Polish Doctor (... aka The Healer (Australia: Pay-TV title) (USA: DVD title) ... aka Julia wraca do domu (Poland) ... aka *Julies Reise (Germany) ... aka Retour de Julie, Le (Canada: French title) )
  • The Pianist (2002) .... Fellow Worker (... aka Pianist, Der (Germany) ... aka Pianista (Poland) ... aka Pianiste, Le (France) )
  • Where Eskimos Live (2002) (... aka Tam, gdzie zyja Eskimosi (Poland) )
  • Miss mokrego podkoszulka (2002) (TV) .... Adam, Magda's Husband
  • Czlowiek wózków (2000)
  • "Wildside" .... Christian Jasek (1 episode, 1999)
    • Episode #2.12 (1999) TV episode .... Christian Jasek
  • Krok (1998) (TV) .... Podpulkownik
  • Spona (1998) .... Photographer Zbik (... aka Sposób na alcybiadesa (Poland: TV title) )
  • Spellbinder: Land of the Dragon Lord as Dr. Elvo (4 episodes, 1997)
    • "The Best-Laid Plans..."
    • "Barbarians at the Gate"
    • "To Live Forever"
    • "Girl for Sale"
  • Singapore Sling: Old Flames (1995) (TV) (... aka Asian Connection: Old Flames (USA) )
  • Till There Was You (1990) .... Muzza
  • Kochankowie mojej mamy (1986) (... aka My Mother's Lovers )

As himself[edit]

  • My Mother India (2001) .... Jan

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