Maja Ostaszewska

Maja Ostaszewska (born 3 September 1972) is a Polish actress.

Maja Ostaszewska
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Maja Ostaszewska, 2018
Born (1972-09-03) 3 September 1972 (age 48)
Occupationactress
Years active1993–present

BiographyEdit

She was born in Kraków, the daughter of Polish musician Jacek Ostaszewski belonging to Clan Ostoja.[1][2][3] Ostaszewska was raised Buddhist.[4] She started her acting training in her native Kraków and later graduated from PWST, in 1996. She has since acted mostly on Teatr Rozmaitości in Warsaw, working with well-known Polish directors such as Krystian Lupa, Krzysztof Warlikowski and Grzegorz Jarzyna.

In 1993, during her acting training, she played a small role in Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, although her actual real film debut was in 1997 with the TV movie "Przystań." For this role, she received the Best Actress Award at the Polish Film Festival held in Gdynia in 1998.

Ostaszewska played one of the main characters in Academy Award-nominated Andrzej Wajda's Katyń.

In 2012 she received the Telekamera Award for Best Actress, and in February 2013 she received a Wiktor Award nomination for TV acting.

Personal lifeEdit

She is in a relationship with Polish cinematographer Michał Englert, son of actor Maciej Englert. She is a vegetarian and Buddhist.[5][6][7] She is also known for her support of the LGBT community.[8]

FilmographyEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M.J. Minakowski [1]
  2. ^ Teraz Teatr https://www.terazteatr.pl/artysci/maja-ostaszewska,639
  3. ^ Kasper Niesiecki, Herbarz Polski, wyd. J.N. Bobrowicz, Lipsk, Volume 7, p.169
  4. ^ "Actress Maja Ostaszewska called Jewish and Gipsy" (in Polish). 13 May 2013. Retrieved 27 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Bezmięsny sposób na życie. Archived 2013-08-14 at archive.today,www.wegetarianie.pl, 03.10.2005.
  6. ^ Zostań wege!, Viva.org.pl, 30.11.2010.
  7. ^ Marta Gessler: Nie jadłam tego nigdy!, magazyn-kuchnia.pl, 28.06.2012.
  8. ^ "Nie musisz należeć do świata queer, żeby wspierać tęczowe środowisko. Ci znani i lubiani pokazują, że każda miłość powinna być równa". Retrieved 28 April 2020.