In P.S. © DEFA-Stiftung, Klaus Goldmann
Andrzej Pieczyński was born in 1956 in Pobiedziska, Poland. In 1982 he graduated as an actor from the Theater Academy in Warsaw, having already had his debut at Warsaw’s National Theater in 1979. After this, he worked as an actor at various theaters in Warsaw, Urban and Gdynia. From 1989 to 1992, he performed at the Theater am Ufer in Berlin and taught acting and directing at Die Etage, a performing arts school in Berlin. More recently, Pieczyński has worked in a range of roles in theater. In 2011, he directed and designed the set for the premiere of the play Krzyk (Scream), by Anna Burzyńska, at the Juliusz Osterwa Theater in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland.
Beside his work in theater, Pieczyński has worked with many celebrated film directors, including Agnieszka Holland, Frank Beyer, Wim Wenders, Jerzy Hoffman and Jerzy Kawalerowicz. He has also acted in many internationally-known films, including the triple Oscar winner The Pianist (dir. Roman Polanski), and Katyń (dir. Andrzej Wajda) nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
|1999||Ogniem i Mieczen (With Fire and Sword)|
|1993||In weiter Ferne, so nah! (Faraway, so Close!)|
|1990||Marie Grubbe (TV)|
|1985||Der Schimmelreiter (The Dykemaster, TV)|
|1982||Der Aufenthalt (Held for Questioning)|
|1983||Wielki Szu (Big Shar)|
|1979||Alle meine Mädchen (All My Girls)|
|1977||Zdjecia próbne (Screen Tests)|