Zygmunt Turkow (1896–1970) was a Polish actor, director, playwright and director of Jewish origin from Warsaw, who became famous for roles in the pre-war Jewish films and stage plays in Yiddish. His brother, Jonas Turkow, was also a noted actor and stage manager.
Turkow produced works by Iso Szajewicz at the Novoshchi Theatre where he worked for many years. He was the founder of several notable theatres, including the Central Theatre in 1921, co-founder of the Brazilian National Theatre in 1940 and the traveling Zuta Theatre in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1956, where he served as manager and director.
- "Zygmunt Turkow". Film Polski. Retrieved 29 March 2011.
- Zable, Arnold; Ayzenbud, Mosheh (1998). Wanderers and dreamers: tales of the David Herman Theatre. Hyland House. p. 67. ISBN 978-1-86447-061-1. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
- Fuks, Marian (1982). Polish Jewry: history and culture. Interpress Publishers. Retrieved 29 March 2011.
|This article about a Polish actor or actress is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|