Masters read: EWA WIŚNIEWSKA

The series “Jewish writers’ reading room” presents – excerpts of “Pedigree” by Ester Kreitman, translated by Natalia Moskal

Ewa Wiśniewska – outstanding Polish stage, film, TV and radio actress. Born in Warsaw, she graduated from Warsaw’s Theatre Academy and worked for Warsaw’s theatres whole her professional life: Ludowy (1964-74), Kwadrat (1974-77), Nowy (1977-83), Ateneum (1983-2009), and since 2009 – she has been working for the National Theatre. Her multiple roles include films and TV shows, including two title roles – in TV show produced by Henryk Kluba “Doctor Ewa” (1970) and the movie by Ryszard Bera “A Foreigner” (1986). Famous movie works, well-remembered and appreciated by many generations of viewers include: Janka in “Prawo pięści” by Jerzy Hoffman and Edward Skórzewski, wife of director Krzakoski in “Co mi zrobisz jak mnie złapiesz” by Stanisław Bareja and Kurcewiczowa in “Ogniem i mieczem” by Jerzy Hoffman. She also played in movies made by famous Polish directors, such as Kazimierz Kutz, Tadeusz Konwicki, Krzysztof Zanussi and Janusz Majewski. She is the recipient of various awards, prizes and national distinctions.

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