The film and theater actor Krzysztof Kiersznowski, known for his roles in the films “Kiler”, “Vabank” and “Hi Tereska”, died at the age of 70. About his death, among others, the theater tm.
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Krzysztof Kiersznowski was born on November 26, 1950 in Warsaw. In 1977 he graduated from the Acting Department of the State Higher School of Film, Television and Theater. He was known, among others roles in Juliusz Machulski’s films. He played “Wąski” in the cult comedy “Kiler” and its continuation “Kilerów 2-óch”, not “Note” in “Vabank” and in “Vabank II or a riposte”. He played on boards incl. Teatr Ochota in Warsaw, Teatr Studio, Teatr im. Osterwa in Gorzów Wielkopolski and the Polish Theater in Bydgoszcz.
For the role of the title film “Hi Tereska” by Robert Gliński, he was nominated for the Polish Film Award in the category of the best supporting male role. Another “Eagle” nomination and for the role of Edward Gralewski in “Statistics” directed by Michał Kwieciński. This role also brought him an award at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia.
In 2007, he played the title role in Rafał Kapeliński’s film “Ballad o Piotrowski”. In “The Homeless Field” Kasia Adamek played the role of Staszek. In 2010, he starred in Machulski’s additional film “Lullaby” as Roman Łapszow. In Wojciech Smarzowski’s “Pod Mocnym Aniołem” he played “The Engineer”. From 2007, Krzysztof Kiersznowski played Stefanie Górka in the series “Colors of Happiness”.
About his death on Sunday, incl. Warsaw theater tm. “Dear Krzysiu, we did not think it would come so soon to say goodbye. So many years together, time together, living together in the theater. Difficulties at the moment that need to be corrected. Difficulties of thoughts and put them into words. Regret, Sadness, disbelief and longing. . We will miss the time taken – on adjusting and processing, Kasia and Max, “wrote Tomasz Mędrzak on the theater’s Facebook profile.