Mroziński Marcin

Marcin Mroziński, also known as Martin Fitch, is a Polish theatre and voice actor, television presenter and singer. He was born on 26 September 1985 in Inowrocław, Poland, where he would later start pursuing his passion and nurturing his skills.

Interested in music since his early days, Mroziński participated in music festivals and declamation contests, often with success. At 14, he appeared in a musical entitled Gdzie nasi idole, gdzie nasi poeci (Where Are Our Idols, Where Are Our Poets) in Bydgoszcz. While still a child, he attended early music classes, and sang in a choir named “Inovroclaviensis” at the Janusz Korczak Youth Centre in Inowrocław.

As a 2003 graduate of the 2nd and 3rd Secondary Schools in Inowrocław, he left for Warsaw to study at the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy Acting Faculty.

Marcin Mroziński appeared in several TV shows in Poland, including 5-10-15, Polsat Idol and Szansa na sukces (A Chance for Success) winning one of the episodes in 2004. He also worked for TVP1’s Songowanie na ekranie (lit. Singing on the Screen) and hosted a Cartoon Network Production Staraoke. Some might know him from several TVP1 quiz shows, including Rodzina jak z nut (lit. A Skilful Family) and Jaka to melodia! (Name That Tune!), where he appeared as a special guest.

In his third year of study he won a casting for The Phantom Of The Opera musical, staged at the ROMA Musical Theatre in Warsaw. The play, directed by Wojciech Kępczyński, was a huge success, with the musical soundtrack album’s achieving the status of a platinum record. Later, Mroziński was cast as Sean in Boy Band, a musical staged at the Komedia Theatre, and as Marius in Les Misérables (the Roma Musical Theatre). Among his other theatre roles were as the Ghost in Piosenka jest dobra na wszystko, czyli nieobecni mają rację (A Song is the Best Remedy or the Absent are Always in the Right), staged by the Collegium Nobilium Theatre and the Roma Theatre (Nova Stage), and as Clopin in Notre Dame l’histoire. He also starred in Szpilmania initially staged by the Och-Teatr, and then taken over by the Stefan Jaracz Ateneum Theatre and the Collegium Nobilium Theatre.

In 2009 Marcin Mroziński joined the Polish Radio Theatre and the Matysiakowie radio series, as Josh Stokovsky.

On 14 February 2010, he won the right to represent Poland in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, with the song Legenda. In the semi-final the song gained 13th place.

Mr Mroziński is known for his roles in several TV series, including Na Wspólnej (On Wspólna Street), Na dobre i na złe (For Better and for Worse), Usta usta (Mouth to Mouth) and Czas honoru (Time of Honour), and films including Listy do M. (Letters to Santa) (2011), one of the most-popular Polish comedies recent years.

He is also a voice actor, and lent his voice, among others, to Księżniczka i żaba (The Princess and the Frog) (2009), Program ochrony Księżniczek (The Princess’s Protection Programme) (2009), Kubuś i przyjaciele (Winnie the Pooh) (2011), and Piękna i Bestia (Beauty and the Beast) of 2017.

In 2013 he moved to London to work on his first album, and adopted the stage name Martin Fitch. Two years later he hosted a Cartoon Network Production and released a single entitled Dzieli nas in the following year. In 2018 he competed in the Polish preliminary selection of the Eurovision Song Contest, but came 7th out of 10 entries. Also in 2017 he hosted an internet-based programme #MyślęPozytywnie (ThinkingPositive).

Selected filmography

  • 2003–2013 – „Na Wspólnej”/„On Wspólna Street” (TV series)
  • 2009 – „Na dobre i na złe”/„For Better and for Worse” (TV series)
  • 2010 – „Usta usta”/„Mouth to Mouth” (TV series)
  • 2011 – „Listy do M.”/„Letters to Santa” dir. Mitja Okorn
  • 2012 – „Czas honoru”/„Time of Honour” (TV series)