Stanisław Zaczyk

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Stanisław Zaczyk (26 September 1923 – 6 April 1985) was a Polish theatre and film actor. He was awarded the Polonia Restituta in 1969.


Zaczyk was born in Nowy Sącz, Poland. In 1945, he graduated from the Theatre Studio near The Old Theatre, Kraków. In the same year, he made his acting debut in Pierre Corneille's Le Cid portraying a page in the stages of The Old Theatre. From 1946 through 1950, he performed on stages in Jelenia Góra and Wrocław. He then returned to Kraków and became an actor at the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre. Since 1960, Zaczyk acted on Warsaw theatre stages such as Narodowy Theatre (1960–1963, 1965–1968), The Polish Theatre (1963–1965), Ataneum Theatre (1969–1974), and the Powszechny Theatre (1974–1975). He made his film debut in 1945 in 2+2=4 directed by Antoni Bohdziewicz.

He died on 6 April 1985 in Warsaw, Poland.

Selected theatre roles[edit]

His notable roles in Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, Kraków include:

His notable roles in Warsaw theatres include:

Selected filmography[edit]

Honours and awards[edit]

  • Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (1979; previously awarded the Knight's Cross, 1969)
  • Gold Cross of Merit (1956)
  • Medal of the 10th anniversary of the Polish People's Republic (1955)
  • Badge of Merit in Culture (1968)


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