|Born||Renée Claire Angèle Élisabeth Napierkowski
16 September 1891
|Died||11 May 1945
Stacia Napierkowska (16 September 1891 – 11 May 1945) was a French actress, dancer, and director who worked during the silent film era. She appeared in 86 films between 1908 and 1926.
She was born Renée Claire Angèle Élisabeth Napierkowski in Paris, France.
In 1913, she was arrested during a performance of one of her dances in New York City when it was declared indecent. After returning to France, Napierkowska said, "Really, I have not brought away a single pleasant memory from the United States" and "What a narrow-minded people they are – how utterly impervious to any beautiful impression!"
She also directed the 1917 short film L'Héritière de la manade.
She died in Paris on 11 May 1945.
- Notre-Dame de Paris (1911), playing Esmeralda
- Une nuit agitée (1912), costarring Max Linder
- Les Vampires (1915), playing Marfa Koutiloff
- L'Atlantide (1921), playing Reina Antinea [credited as Stacia Napierkorska]
- "Paris Dancer Dislikes US. Napierkowska, Soured by Her Arrest, Makes Some Warm Remarks". New York Times. Paris. April 27, 1913. Retrieved 2008-12-12.
Napierkowska, the Paris dancer, who has just returned from America, has made some very plain remarks on the subject of Americans. "Really, I have not brought away a single pleasant memory from the United States," she says. "What a narrow-minded people they are – how utterly impervious to any beautiful impression!
- Pelletier, Philippe (created October 31, 2008, modified November 3, 2008). "Stacia Napierkowska". CinéArtistes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-07. Check date values in:
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