Pieczyński, Andrzej


Andrzej Pieczyński was born in 1956 in Pobiedziska, Poland. In 1982 he graduated as an actor from the Theater Academy in Warsaw, having already had his debut at Warsaw’s National Theater in 1979. After this, he worked as an actor at various theaters in Warsaw, Urban and Gdynia. From 1989 to 1992, he performed at the Theater am Ufer in Berlin and taught acting and directing at Die Etage, a performing arts school in Berlin. More recently, Pieczyński has worked in a range of roles in theater. In 2011, he directed and designed the set for the premiere of the play Krzyk (Scream), by Anna Burzyńska, at the Juliusz Osterwa Theater in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland.


Beside his work in theater, Pieczyński has worked with many celebrated film directors, including Agnieszka Holland, Frank Beyer, Wim Wenders, Jerzy Hoffman and Jerzy Kawalerowicz. He has also acted in many internationally-known films, including the triple Oscar winner The Pianist (dir. Roman Polanski), and Katyń (dir. Andrzej Wajda) nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.




2007 Katyń
2002 The Pianist
2001 Quo Vadis
1999 Ogniem i Mieczen (With Fire and Sword)
1993 In weiter Ferne, so nah! (Faraway, so Close!)
1990 Marie Grubbe (TV)
1986 Kindheit (Childhoood)
1985 Der Schimmelreiter (The Dykemaster, TV)
1982 Der Aufenthalt (Held for Questioning)
1978 P.S.
1983 Wielki Szu (Big Shar)
1979 Alle meine Mädchen (All My Girls)
1977 Zdjecia próbne (Screen Tests)


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