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Elżbieta Barszczewska

Polish actress (1913-1987)

Elżbieta Barszczewska is ...


Born 29 November 1913 in Warsaw
Died 14 October 1987 in Warsaw
Age 73 years, 11 months

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship Poland
Place of burial Powązki Cemetery
Spouse Marian Wyrzykowski
Child Juliusz Wyrzykowski
Occupation actor and film actor
Awards Medal of the 10th Anniversary of People's Poland, Medal of the 40th Anniversary of People's Poland, Zasłużony Działacz Kultury, Work Flag Order, 1st class, Work Flag Order, 2nd class, Gold Cross of Merit‎ (Poland), Badge of the 1000th anniversary of the Polish State and Honorary badge "For Merits for Warsaw"
Genre cinematography, theatre and television

About Elżbieta Barszczewska

Elżbieta Barszczewska was a Polish actress who captivated audiences with her stunning performances on stage and screen. Born on November 29, 1913, in Warsaw, Barszczewska began her acting career in the 1930s and quickly became one of the most sought-after actresses in Poland.

Barszczewska's talent was undeniable, and she quickly rose to fame for her ability to bring complex characters to life. Her performances were marked by a deep emotional intensity that left audiences spellbound. She was equally at home in dramatic roles as she was in comedies, and her versatility made her a favorite among directors and audiences alike.

Barszczewska's career was interrupted by World War II, during which she was forced to flee Poland and live in exile. However, she returned to her homeland after the war and continued to act in films and on stage. She was known for her work in films such as "The Last Stage" and "Eroica," as well as her performances in plays such as "The Cherry Orchard" and "The Seagull."

Throughout her career, Barszczewska was recognized for her talent and dedication to her craft. She received numerous awards and accolades, including the prestigious Order of Polonia Restituta, which is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a Polish citizen.

Barszczewska's legacy as one of Poland's greatest actresses lives on today, and her contributions to the world of film and theater continue to inspire new generations of artists. She passed away on March 28, 1987, but her impact on the world of entertainment will never be forgotten.


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