Jerzy Skolimowski

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Jerzy Skolimowski (Polish: [jɛʐɨ 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 249,978 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Jerzy Skolimowski is the 205th most popular film director (down from 158th in 2019), the 240th most popular biography from Poland (down from 191st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Polish 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 205 out of 1,580Before him are Alfonso Cuarón, Thea von Harbou, Alice Guy-Blaché, Agnieszka Holland, Nicholas Ray, and Dino Risi. After him are Mike Nichols, Michael Cacoyannis, John Sturges, Miklós Jancsó, Arthur Penn, and John Schlesinger.

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Among people born in 1938, Jerzy Skolimowski ranks 78Before him are Frank Langella, Eddie Cochran, Ted Turner, Bob Kahn, Leonardo Boff, and Joyce Carol Oates. After him are Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, Takehiko Kawanishi, Oscar Robertson, Ian Stewart, Fela Kuti, and Leiji Matsumoto.

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Among people born in Poland, Jerzy Skolimowski ranks 240 out of 1,231Before him are Otto Mueller (1874), Georg Forster (1754), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Henryk Szeryng (1918), Victor Klemperer (1881), and Agnieszka Holland (1948). After him are Julia, Princess of Battenberg (1825), Ignacy Mościcki (1867), Udo Lattek (1935), Jan Kochanowski (1530), Mykhailo Hrushevsky (1866), and Jan Baudouin de Courtenay (1845).


Among film directors born in Poland, Jerzy Skolimowski ranks 7Before him are Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Andrzej Wajda (1926), Dziga Vertov (1896), Fred Zinnemann (1907), Jerzy Grotowski (1933), and Agnieszka Holland (1948). After him are Jean Epstein (1897), Krzysztof Zanussi (1939), Walerian Borowczyk (1923), Robert Wiene (1873), Jerzy Stuhr (1947), and Jerzy Hoffman (1932).