He was born on 18th April, 1916, in Chodecz. He was a theatre and film actor.
Although he had started his acting career shortly after the end of the Second World War, at Miejski Teatr Marionetek (Municipal Marionette Theatre) in Poznań (where he was employed in the years 1945-1946), it was not until 1959, when Jerzy Czupryniak passed an external exam in acting. After that, he was employed at Teatr Aktora i Lalki (Actor and Puppet Theatre) in Poznań (in the years 1946-1947), and then worked for two theatres located in Białystok, namely the Municipal Theatre (1949) and the Aleksander Węgierko Drama Theatre (in the years 1949-1950). Then, the actor was employed by Teatr Ziemi Rzeszowskiej, where he performed for the two successive years of 1950-1952. After that, he started performing on stage of Teatr Ziemi Łódzkiej, where he would continue to work until 1977.
Jerzy Czupryniak’s professional portfolio also includes film roles. In 1961, he accompanied Leonard Pietraszak in the film ‘Komedianty’ directed by Maria Kaniewska. Later on, he was cast in ‘Palec boży / God’s Finger’ (1972) directed by Antoni Krauze, in the drama ‘Mazepa’ (1975) directed by Gustaw Holoubek as an adaptation of the drama under the same title penned by Juliusz Słowacki, or in ‘Latarnik / The Lighthouse Keeper’ (1976), an adaptation of the novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz, directed by Zygmunt Skonieczny. In 1980, the actor was cast in the historical drama ‘Czerwone ciernie / Red Thorns’ directed by Julian Dziedzina, in which he partnered up with Jan Nowicki, a native of the town of Kowal, who played the main character. In 1986, Jerzy Czupryniak was cast in the film ‘Złoty pociąg / The Golden Train’, which was shot on locations in Janowiec Wielkopolski, among others.Then, he was also cast in the film ‘Kryptonim Turyści’ (1986) directed by Jerzy Obłamski and ‘Ucieczka z miejsc ukochanych’ (1987) directed by Julian Dziedzina.
Jerzy Czupryniak passed away on 24th January, 2006, in Łódź.