Lucyna Winnicka (Lucyna Winnicka)

Lucyna Winnicka

Actress. She was a Cannes Film Festival prize winner for her lead role in the 1961 motion picture “Night Train” by Jerzy Kawalerowicz. Active from 1954 to 1978 in several films including “The Real End of the Great War”, “First Spaceship on Venus”, “Knights of the Teutonic Order” and “Mother Joan of the Angels,” she was also a journalist and columnist. She had graduated with a law degree from the University of Warsaw and in acting at the Theatre Academy in the same city, and also taught alternative medicine, philosophy and medicine of the Far East at the Academy for Life, founded by her. In 1975, she was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Polish renaissance for the 30th anniversary of cinema in the People’s Republic of Poland. She died of natural causes at her home in Palmirach near Warsaw. (bio by: Lucy Caldarelli)

Born

  • July, 14, 1928
  • Poland

Died

  • January, 01, 2013

Cemetery

  • Powazki Cemetery
  • Mazowieckie
  • Poland

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