Jerzy Skolimowski

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Jerzy Skolimowski (Polish: [ˈjɛʐɨ skɔliˈmɔfskʲi], born 5 May 1938) is a Polish film director, screenwriter, dramatist and actor. A graduate of the prestigious National Film School in Łódź, Skolimowski has directed more than twenty films since his 1960 début Oko wykol (The Menacing Eye). In 1967 he was awarded the Golden Bear prize for his film Le départ. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerzy Skolimowski has received more than 301,487 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Jerzy Skolimowski is the 191st most popular film director (up from 205th in 2019), the 217th most popular biography from Poland (up from 240th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Film Director.

Jerzy Skolimowski is a Polish film director and screenwriter. He is most famous for his films "Deep End" and "The Shout."

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Among film directors, Jerzy Skolimowski ranks 191 out of 1,581Before him are Michael Cacoyannis, Ivan Reitman, Vincente Minnelli, Stanley Kramer, Nicholas Ray, and Vsevolod Pudovkin. After him are Michael Moore, Lewis Milestone, Richard Donner, Shohei Imamura, Jean Negulesco, and Alan J. Pakula.

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Among people born in 1938, Jerzy Skolimowski ranks 67Before him are Derek Jacobi, Bob Kahn, Terence Stamp, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, José Altafini, and Etta James. After him are Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, Anthony James Leggett, J. J. Cale, Dean Reed, Kenny Rogers, and Georg Baselitz.

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Among people born in Poland, Jerzy Skolimowski ranks 217 out of 1,454Before him are Heinrich Rickert (1863), Karl Denke (1860), Grzegorz Lato (1950), Aleksandra Ekster (1882), Magnus Hirschfeld (1868), and Ernst Toller (1893). After him are Muazzez Sultan (1628), Ferdinand Cohn (1828), Wacław Sierpiński (1882), Emil Ludwig (1881), Leszek Kołakowski (1927), and Ernst Kummer (1810).


Among film directors born in Poland, Jerzy Skolimowski ranks 6Before him are Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Andrzej Wajda (1926), Dziga Vertov (1896), Fred Zinnemann (1907), and Jerzy Grotowski (1933). After him are Agnieszka Holland (1948), Robert Wiene (1873), Jean Epstein (1897), Krzysztof Zanussi (1939), Walerian Borowczyk (1923), and Jerzy Hoffman (1932).