Katarzyna Smiechowicz

Katarzyna Smiechowicz
Bio

Katarzyna A. Smiechowicz (also credited as Kasia A. Leconte) is a Polish actress from Łódź, residing in Los Angeles since 2000, where she studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and at the Margie Haber Studio. Throughout her career, she has appeared in over 30 feature films and television series having worked with such directors as Steven Spielberg, Krzysztof Krauze, Jerzy Gruza, Olaf Lubaszenko and most recently Tomasz Konecki, Andrzej Saramonowicz and Jacek Bromski. With a home on both continents, but a husband in the U.S., she spends most of the time in Los Angeles, but works both in Europe and the States. Her passion for ballet and poetry already from a young age turned to acting when a respected and known Polish actor, Wirgiliusz Gryn, discovered her acting talent and convinced her to pursue acting as a profession. Kasia’s U.S. theater debut was in the leading role of Carrie in “Cafe Hollywood – Beyond film and television, she has played many great theatrical parts, such as: “The Taming of the Shrew” (Katharina), “Lilla Veneda” (Róża). Smiechowicz is also the head of “Kasia Films” an international film and television production company. Her husband Dominik J. Leconte is an executive at Sony Pictures Television.

Filmography
2019 Solid Gold by Jacek Bromski
2013 One Way Ticket to the Moon (Bilet na księżyc) by Jacek Bromski
2009 God’s Little Village (U Pana Boga za miedzą) by Jacek Bromski
Perfect Guy for My Girl (Idealny facet dla mojej dziewczyny) by Tomasz Konecki
2007 Testosterone (Testosteron) by Tomasz Konecki & Andrzej Saramonowicz
2003-04 Far From the Stretcher (Daleko od noszy) by Krzysztof Jaroszynski
2000-01 Extreme Hospital Shift (Bardzo ostry dyżur) by Wojciech Mann & Krzysztof Materna
2000 Big Deals (Wielkie rzeczy – gra) by Krzysztof Krauze
Guys Don’t Cry (Chłopaki nie płaczą) by Olaf Lubaszenko
1998 The Darkside of Venus (Ciemna strona Wenus) by Radoslaw Piwowarski
1996 Draft (Przeciąg ) by Maciej Zak & Jacek Kecik
Street Games (Gry uliczne) by Krzysztof Krauze
1994-05 Extra Martial Counsel (Poradnia pozamałżeńska) by Jerzy Kryszak
A Comedy About Marriage (Komedia małżeńska) by Roman Zaluski
Betrayal (Zdrada) by John Anderson
Angel of Death (Anioł śmierci) by Bob Misiorowski
1993 Forty Year Old Man (40-latek 20 lat później )by Jerzy Gruza
Schindler’s List (Lista Schindlera) by Steven Spielberg
Life of Disarmed Man (Żywot człowieka rozbrojonego) by Krzysztof Gruber
1992 Levioleur Impuni (Sprawa kobiet) by Janusz Zaorski
Bachelor Life in a Foreign Country (Kawalerskie życie na obczyznie) by Andrzej Baranski
1991 Swedes in Warsaw (Szwedzi w Warszawie) by Wlodzimierz Golaszewski
Borders On Fire (Pogranicze w ogniu) by Andrzej Konic
1988 Famous Like Sarajevo (Sławna jak Sarajewo) by Jan Kidawa