Emil Karewicz

Emil Karewicz (13 March 1923 – 18 March 2020) was a Polish actor.

Emil Karewicz
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Emil Karewicz
Born(1923-03-13)13 March 1923
Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania)
Died18 March 2020(2020-03-18) (aged 97)
NationalityPolish
OccupationActor
Years active1948–2015
Spouse(s)
Ewa (m. 1941⁠–⁠1946)

Delfina (m. 1946⁠–⁠1950)

Teresa (m. 1950⁠–⁠2012)
Children3
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Early lifeEdit

His acting career began in Wilno, at the local theatre, where he played the role of a monkey in the "Quartet" by Ivan Krylov. During World War II he served in the Polish Army. He fought in the Battle of Berlin in 1945.

CareerEdit

After the war, he graduated from Iwo Gall Theatrical Studio (along with Ryszard Barycz, Bronisław Pawlik and Barbara Krafftówna). He played on stages in Łódź, mostly in the Jaracz Theatre and the New Theatre. Since 1962 he performed in Warsaw, in the Ateneum Theatre (Teatr Ateneum im. Stefana Jaracza w Warszawie), the Dramatic Theatre (Teatr Dramatyczny w Warszawie), and the New Theatre (Teatr Nowy w Warszawie 1947-2005).[1] He retired in 1983. He died on 18 March 2020, five days after turning 97.[2]

FameEdit

He earned popularity while performing roles of SS-Sturmbannführer Hermann Brunner in TV Series Stawka większa niż życie[3] and SS-Obersturmführer in the film Jak rozpętałem drugą wojnę światową and King Władysław II Jagiełło in Krzyżacy.

Selected filmographyEdit

TV seriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biography at the filmpolski.pl (in Polish). Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "Emil Karewicz nie żyje. Popularny aktor zmarł w wieku 97 lat". kultura.onet.pl. Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  3. ^ Stawka większa niż życie at the IMDb. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  4. ^ Lalka (Mini-Series 1978) at the IMDb. Retrieved December 6, 2014.

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