Czyżewski Stefan

Stefan Czyżewski was born on 3rd April 1930, in Bydgoszcz. He was a theatre and film actor.

In 1957, he graduated from the Acting Department of the Leon Schiller Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź. He worked for the following theatres: Teatr Satyry in Łódź (in the years 1957-58), the Polish Theatre in Poznań (in the years 1958-59 and 1971-76), the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Kraków (in the years 1959-60), the Wybrzeże Performance Art Theatre in Gdańsk (in the years 1960-61), Teatr Ziemi Lubuskiej (in the years 1961-62), the Wojciech Bogusławski Theatre in Kalisz (1963), Teatr Ziemi Opolskiej in Opole (in the years 1963-64), the Polish Theatre in Bydgoszcz (in the years 1965-71), and the Tadeusz Łomnicki Nowy Theatre in Poznań (in the years 1971-76). He was also an actor for the Polish Radio and Television Theatre.

He has a number of film roles to his name. For example, he was cast for the film ‘Zdjęcia próbne’ (‘Screen Tests’) (1976) directed by Agnieszka Holland, Paweł Kędzierski and Jerzy Domaradzki, in ‘Akcja pod Arsenałem’ (‘Operation Arsenal’) (1977) directed by Jan Łomnicki, or in ‘Amator’ (‘Camera Buff’) (1979) by Krzysztof Kieślowski.

Stefan Czyżewski died on 10th February 1981, in Poznań. He was interred at Miłostowo Cemetery in Poznań.


Selected Filmography

  • 1965 – Miejsce dla jednego / Place for One, dir. by Witold Lesiewicz
  • 1974, 1976 – Karino, dir. by Jan Batory (TV series)
  • 1976 – Zdjęcia próbne / Screen Tests, dir. by Agnieszka Holland, Paweł Kędzierski, Jerzy Domaradzki
  • 1976 – Kruk, dir. by Stanisław Janicki
  • 1977 – Akcja pod Arsenałem / Operation Arsenal, dir. by Jan Łomnicki
  • 1979 – Amator / Camera Buff, dir. by Krzysztof Kieślowski