Jan Kobuszewski, an outstanding Polish theatre and film actor, comedian and director, died at the age of 85 in Warsaw on Saturday, PAP was told by the Kwadrat Theatre.
Polish actor and director Andrzej Seweryn received the insignia of the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters from French Ambassador in Poland Pierre Levy, in Warsaw, on Tuesday.
On a chilly, winter morning 52 years ago today, one of Poland’s biggest film icons jumped onto a speeding train, slipped and fell under its wheels. He was just 39.
Polish actors are turning heads in the US by picking up a number of high-profile roles.
The actor’s family come from the highland village of Gorlice in south-east Poland and Soroczyński says he is a frequent visitor to the region.