She was born on 9th August 1941, in Strzelno. She is a theatre and film actress. In the years 1959-1960, she studied at the Acting Department of the Lodz Film School.
Her theatre début came on 13th December 1963, when Anna Koławska performed in the stage play ,,Kruk” /,, The Raven” written by Carlo Gozzi, directed by Teresa Żukowska, on stage of the Juliusz Słowacki Baltic Drama Theatre in Koszalin, where she continued to work until 1967. In the autumn of 1967, she started working at the Wilam Horzyca Theatre in Toruń, where she spent two years, until 1969. Later on, she performed on stage of the Polish Theatre in Wrocław (in the years 1969-1980), Wybrzeże Theatre in Gdańsk (1972), Komedia Theatre in Warsaw (in the years 1982-1984), and the Drama Theatre in Warsaw (in the years 1986-1987).
Anna Koławska has appeared in both feature films and TV series. She has starred in such film productions as the film ,,Żelazna obroża” (1975) directed by Witold Orzechowski, ,,Jej powrót” / ,,Her Return” (1975), or in the bio-pic ,,Dagny” directed by Hakkon Sandoy, dedicated to the life of Dagny Juel, a famous muse of artists Edward Munch and August Strindberg, and wife of Stanisław Przybyszewski. The actress also starred in two TV series directed by Jan Łomnicki, namely in ,,Modrzejewska” (1989) and ,,Dom” (1997).
In addition, Anna Koławska performed in a number of plays for Teatr Telewizji (Television Theatre), for example in ,,Kochankowie z Werony” / ,,The Lovers of Verona” (1970) or ,,Sonata widm” / ,,The Ghost Sonata” (1983).