Agnieszka Grochowska

Agnieszka Grochowska (born 31 December 1979) is a Polish film and theatre actress.

Agnieszka Grochowska
Agnieszka Grochowska by Foksal.jpg
Grochowska in 2008
Born
Agnieszka Grochowska

(1979-12-31) December 31, 1979 (age 43)
Warsaw, Poland
Other namesAgnieszka Grochowska-Gajewska
EducationAleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw
OccupationActress
Years active2001–present
Spouse
(m. 2004)
Children2
AwardsPOL Złoty Krzyż Zasługi BAR.svg Gold Cross of Merit (2014)
POL Brązowy Medal Zasłużony Kulturze Gloria Artis BAR.png Bronze Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis (2014)

LifeEdit

She was born on 31 December 1979 in Warsaw. She graduated from the National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw in 2002. In 2003, she started working at the Studio Theatre in Warsaw.[1]

She is the recipient of the 2007 Shooting Stars Award. For her role in Shameless (2012), she received the Polish Academy Award for Best Actress, while her performances in The Welts (2004), In Darkness (2011) and Walesa. Man of Hope (2013) earned her three additional nominations. Grochowska was also recognised as the Best Actress for her role in the Norwegian comedy film Upperdog (2009) at the Amanda Awards,[2] and received Polish Film Festival Awards for Trzy minuty. 21:37 (2011) and Obce niebo (2015). She was nominated for the Kanon Award, awarded at the Kosmorama International Film Festival in Trondheim.[3] Her other notable roles include Julia in Just Love Me (2006) and Joanna in Expecting Love (2008). She had a supporting role in the 2018 musical drama Teen Spirit where she played the mother of Elle Fanning's character, Marla.

Grochowska was honoured with the Gold Cross of Merit and the Bronze Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis by the Polish government for her contributions to Polish culture.[4]

Since July 2004, she has been married to director Dariusz Gajewski. In 2012 their first son was born — Władysław, and in 2016 the second — Henryk.[5]

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2004 En Route Kazia
2004 The Welts Tania Nominated—Polish Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Jameson People's Choice Award for Best Actress[6]
Nominated—Golden Duck Award for Best Polish Actress
2005 Nina's Journey Nina Rajmic
2006 Just Love Me Julia
2006 We're All Christs Young Adaś Miauczyński's mother
2007 Ekipa Dorota Television series
2008 Expecting Love Joanna Malczyk
2009 Upperdog Maria Amanda Award for Best Actress
Nominated—The Kanon Award for Best Actress
2010 Beyond the Steppes Nina Ostend Film Festival Award for Best Actress[7]
2011 Trzy minuty. 21:37 Language teacher Polish Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Zbigniew Cybulski Award
2011 Nie opuszczaj mnie Joanna Rolska Nominated—Zbigniew Cybulski Award
2011 80 Million Anka
2011 In Darkness Klara Keller Polish Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Polish Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Zbigniew Cybulski Award
2012 Shameless Anka Polish Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Zbigniew Cybulski Award
2013 Walesa: Man of Hope Danuta Wałęsa Nominated—Polish Academy Award for Best Actress
2015 Child 44 Nina Andreyeva
2015 Obce niebo Basia Polish Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Best Actress award in Polish Feature Film Competition at International Festival of Independent Cinema Off Camera
2015 Persona Non Grata Irina
2017 Polizeiruf 110 Anna Kowalska Television series
Episode: "Das Beste für mein Kind"
2018 Teen Spirit Marla
2019 Nielegalni Ewa Dębska Television series
2019 Sanctuary Dr Kowalska Television series
7 episodes
2019–present Motyw Anna "Czarna" Czarnecka Television series
Main cast
2020 My Wonderful Wanda Wanda
2020 The Woods Laura Goldsztajn Miniseries
Main cast
2021 Leave No Traces Grazyna Popiel
2022 How I Fell in Love with a Gangster Milena 'Czarna'

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biografia Agnieszki Grochowskiej. Stopklatka.pl. [dostęp 2010-08-24]".
  2. ^ S.A, Wirtualna Polska Media (August 23, 2010). "Agnieszka Grochowska zdobyła norweskiego Oscara". film.wp.pl (in Polish). Retrieved March 9, 2022.
  3. ^ "Agnieszka Grochowska nominowana do Kanon Award - WYDARZENIA w Stopklatka.pl". March 16, 2010. Archived from the original on March 16, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2022.
  4. ^ "Największe gwiazdy polskiego kina na przyznaniu medali "Zasłużony Kulturze"". Party.pl (in Polish). April 11, 2014. Retrieved March 9, 2022.
  5. ^ "Agnieszka Grochowska 2 miesiące temu urodziła dziecko. Zobacz, jak teraz się prezentuje!". www.se.pl. Retrieved March 9, 2022.
  6. ^ "Jameson People's Choice Awards 2005 – The nominations". European Film Academy. Archived from the original on July 8, 2019. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  7. ^ "Agnieszka Grochowska Awarded in Belgium". Culture.pl. September 13, 2011. Retrieved July 9, 2019.

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