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Tadeusz Jan Lomnicki

actor , educator , Stage manager

Tadeusz Jan Lomnicki, Polish actor, stage manager, educator. Certified stage manager Panstwowa Wyzsza Szkola Teatralna, Warsaw, 1977. Recipient State prize, Warsaw, 1955, 1968, 1978, Minister Culture's award, 1963, 1973, Golden prize for Best Male Actor, International Film Festival, Moscow, 1969, Golden Mask for Best Polish Actor, Journal Express readers' poll, Warsaw, 1970, Solidarity Cultural prize, 1986.


Lomnicki, Tadeusz Jan was born on July 18, 1927 in Podhajce, Poland. Son of Marian and Jadwiga (Kleinberger) Lomnicki.


Studio Theatrical School, Cracow, State College, of Theatrical Arts, Warsaw.


title role in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Edgar in Play Strindberg, Solony in Three Sisters, Prisypkin in The BedBug by Majakovsky, Fool in Twelfth Night, Michal in Pan Wolodyjowski and Potop (films), Stakh in Generation and Manager in Man of Marble (films), title role in Kordian by Slowacki, Jan and Anzelm in The First Day of Freedom by Kruczkowski (also director), Orestes in Iphigenie of Tauris, Goya in When Reason Sleeps by A. R. Vallejo, Batarzeff in Minutes of Certain Meeting by Gelman (also director), Bukar in A Performance of Hamlet by BreSan, Galileo Galilei in Life of Galileo by Brecht, Salieri in Amadeus, Krapp in Krapp’s Last Tape, Father in Affabulazione by Pasolini Director Teatr na Woli, Warsaw 1976-1981. Acts in films and TV. Deputy; President Starzyriski in Anywhere You Are, Mr.

President (film), Fior in Operetta by Gombrowicz (W. Berlin), Feurbach in 1, Feurbach by Dorst, Kosciuszko in The Less of Polish by Bojarska, Hero in the Card-index by Rozewicz, Bruscon in Theatermacher by Bernhard, Oncle Coco in Ferdydurke (film). Director To the Boneyard by Rozewicz, The Two Gentlemen of Verona.


  • Certified stage manager Panstwowa Wyzsza Szkola Teatralna, Warsaw, 1977.


  • Other Work

    • Actor: (films) Generation, 1955, Eroica, 1958, Pan Wolodyjowski, 1969, Man of Marble, 1976, Hands Up, 1981, (The Devils. Stage roles) Our Town, 1957, Music Hall, 1958, Macbeth, Arturo Ui, 1962, Zoo Story, 1962, Play Strindberg, 1970, Lear, 1974, Bed-Bug, Amadeus, 1981, Affabulazione, 1984, Architruc, Krapp's Last Tape, 1985, Endgame, 1986, Operetta, 1987, I, Feuerbach, 1988, Theatermacher, 1990. Author: (plays) Noah and His Menagerie, 1948, (book) Theatrical Meetings.


Central Committee Polish United Workers' Party 1971-1975, member 1975-1981, member Varsovian Committee 1979-1981, left the party 1981. Presidium Central Board, Society for Polish-Soviet Friendship 1974-1981 (left the soc.).


Married Maria Krystyna Bojarska, February 29, 1984. Children: Jacek, Piotr.

Marian Lomnicki

Jadwiga (Kleinberger) Lomnicki

Maria Krystyna Bojarska

Jacek Lomnicki

Piotr Lomnicki