Magdalena Cielecka

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Magdalena Cielecka
Magdalena Cielecka at the Berlinale 2016.jpg
Cielecka at the 2016 Berlinale
Born (1972-02-20) February 20, 1972 (age 49)
Myszków, Poland
Education AST National Academy of Theatre Arts in Kraków
Years active1995-present
Partner(s) Andrzej Chyra
Bartosz Gelner [1]

Magdalena Cielecka (born 20 February 1972 in Myszków) is a Polish film and theatre actress.


Life and career

Cielecka spent her childhood in the small town of Żarki-Letnisko. In 1995, she graduated from Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Teatralna in Kraków. Soon after, she joined the Teatr Stary Theatre Company in Kraków, where she stayed until 2001, when she moved to Warsaw and joined the Teatr Rozmaitości Theatre Company.

Although she made her first cinema appearance quite early in a film by Barbara Sass called Pokuszenie (1995), she initially was known mainly for her work in theatre. A few years later she became widely recognized as an actress and she gained popularity with her cinematic roles such as Samotność w sieci or the TV series Magda M.

Her notable roles include:

At the 2008 Edinburgh International Festival she played the leading role in a critically acclaimed adaptation of Kane's 4.48 Psychosis by the Polish theatre company Teatr Rozmaitości. [2]


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  1. "Magdalena Cielecka i Bartosz Gelner wybrali się rowerami na randkę. Ich powrót to już nie tylko plotki".
  2. McMillian, Joyce. Theatre review: 4.48 Psychosis. The Scotsman, 16 August 2008. Archived February 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine