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ANDRZEJ CHYRA
ANDRZEJ CHYRA

Andrzej Chyra is one of the most talented and prominent  Polish actors.  He played dozens of main and lead roles in the movies, TV series as well as TV theatre shows.  He created many unforgettable roles in the works of Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof Krauze, Krzysztof Zanussi, Volker Schlöndorff, JULIUSZ Machulski, Marek Koterski or Feliks Falk, Małgoska Szumowska

He’s appeared in numerous films, including „KATYN” by Andrzej Wajda, Feliks Falk’s „Komornik” (THE COLLECTOR) for which he won the Wrzesnia Festival Award for Best Actor in 2006, Volker Schlöndorff’s „Strajk – Die Heldin von Danzig”, „Samotnosc w sieci” (Loneliness on the Net) by Witold Adamek and „Symetria” (SYMMETRY) by Konrad Niewolski, to name just a few of THEM.  He was awarded with the Golden Eagle award for the best Polish actor at the Gdynia Polish Feature Film Festival twice.  Also, with the same Eagle he was awarded twice by the Polish movie milieu.

His recent movie credits are “BEYOND WORDS” by Urszula Antoniak, “Ach spij kochanie” (Sleep Well Darling) by Krzysztof Lang, “7 uczuc” (7 EMOTIONS) – Michal Koterski, “Mowa ptakow” (Birds’ Talk) – Xavery Zulawski, “Eter” (ETHER) by Krzysztof Zanussi and “Parquet” – Alexander Mindadze.

He was a member of the highly renown Warsaw Rozmaitosci theatre team for many years and won a recognition with this team repeatedly at the theatre art festivals worldwide. He is also a qualified theatre director.  

Most recently, after joing the WARSAW Nowy theatre Chyra successfully started to perform in the Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe in Paris in „Un Tramway”, an ADAPTATION of Tennessee William’s „A Streetcar Named Desire” next to an award-winning French actress Isabelle Huppert as Blanche Dubois. The production is directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski.

Andrzej has also successfully directed the Bizet’s “Carmen” opera in the Warsaw Wielki theatre.


2018ETHER (Eter) by Krzysztof Zanussi
20187 EMOTIONS (7 uczuc) by Michal Koterski
2017BEYOND WORDS (Pomiedzy slowami) by Urszula Antoniak
2016THE LAST FAMILY (Ostatnia rodzina) by Jan P. Matuszynski
A SIMPLE STORY ABOUT MURDER (Prosta historia o morderstwie) by Arkadiusz Jakubik
UNITED STATES OF LOVE (Zjednoczone Stany Milosci) by Tomasz Wasilewski
THE HIGH FRONTIER (Na granicy) by Wojciech Kasperski
201511 MINUTES (11 Minut) by Jerzy Skolimowski
CARTE BLANCHE by Jacek Lesinski
PERFORMER by Maciej Sobieszczanski & Lukasz Ronduda
2014THE WORD (Obietnica) by Anna Kazejak
STONES FOR THE RAMPART (Kamienie na szaniec) by Robert Glinski
MOLEHILL by JOANNA Zastrozna
2013ONE WAY TICKET TO THE MOON (Bilet na ksiezyc) by Jacek Bromski
2012THE PHOTOGRAPH (Zdjecie) by Maciej Adamek
IN THE NAME OF (W imie...) by Malgorzata Szumowska - 2013 Essonne European Film Festival - Best Actor Award for Andrzej Chyra
LASTING (Nieutulone) by Jacek Borcuch
2011ELLES (Sponsoring) by Malgorzata Szumowska
DAAS by Adrian Panek
LAND OF OBLIVION (Zniewazona ziemia) by Michale Boganim
MYSTIFICATION (Mistyfikacja) by Jacek Koprowicz
2010TRICK by Jan Hryniak
2009ALL THAT I LOVE Wszystko, co kocham
2006Samotnosc w sieci by Witold Adamek
WE’RE ALL CHRISTS (Wszyscy jestesmy CHrystusami) by Marek Koterski
Heldin. Zapomniana bohaterka by Volker Schlondorff
2005THE COLLECTOR (Komornik) by Feliks Falk
PERSONA NON GRATA by Krzysztof Zanussi
Palimpset by Konrad Niewolski
Wszyscy jestesmy Chrystusami by Marek Koterski
2004TULIPS (Tulipany) by Jacek Borcuch
2003Stranger (Ono) by Malgorzata Szumowska
Siedem przystankow na drodzze do raju by RYSZARD Nyczka
SYMMETRY (Symetria) by Konrad Niewolski
2002Where Eskimos Lives (Tam gdzie zyja Eskimosi) by Tomasz Wiszniewski
Psychobojcy by Robert Gonera
TOMORROW'S WEATHER (Pogoda na jutro) by Jerzy Sthur
Powiedz to, Gabi by Ronald Rowinski
SQUINT YOUR EYES (Zmruz oczy) by Andrzej Jakimowski
2001THE SPRING TO COME (Przedwiosnie) by Filip Bajon
The Hexer (Widzimin) by Marek Brodzki
2000Money Is Not Everything (Pieniadze to nie wszystko) by JULIUSZ Machulski
1999Kallafiorr by Jacek Borcuch
THE DEBT (Dlug) by Krzysztof Krauze
1993Sequence of Feelings (Kolejnosc uczuc) by Radoslaw Piwowarski
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