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    Emilian Kamiński, a popular, respected actor and director passed away

    After a long and serious illness, Emilian Kamiński, actor, director and director of the Kamienica Theater in Warsaw, passed away today, on December 26 at 7:30 in his home in Józefów. He was 70 years old.

    There are no words that can express the sadness and grief left in our hearts…

    Immersed in grief,
    Family and Theater Workers

    Emilian Kamiński’s film achievements include several dozen roles known from both cinema and television. Huge popularity brought him the role of the painter Jerzy in the film adaptation of Kornel Makuszyński’s novel “Szaleństwa Panny Ewy” (1985).

    Jacek Bromski’s comedies, “U Pana Boga w Ogrodku” and “U Pana Boga za Miedz” gave him widespread popularity as Bocian.

    Watch the films with English subtitles on Netflix.

    His association with the National Theater in Warsaw, where he performed in plays directed by Adam Hanuszkiewicz, lasted for many years. Later, he played at Warsaw’s Ateneum Theater. He debuted as a director with Stephen Poliakoff’s “Sweet Panic”, he was also the creator and co-director of “Brel”, the famous musical based on Jacques Brel’s songs. Additionally, he appeared in Warsaw theaters such as Komedia, Rozmaitoci, Zygmunt Hübner Powszechny Theater, Music Roma, and Buffo Studio.

    In 2005, he was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit for his merits in artistic work. In 2007 he received the Silver Medal "For Merits to Culture Gloria Artis" (Polish: "Zasłużony Kulturze Gloria Artis"). 
    
    Moreover, he received the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for outstanding merits in activities for democratic changes in Poland, for involvement in the fight for free media, for his achievements in professional and social work undertaken for the benefit of the country.
    
    Then, Kamiński was honoured with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta in 2014, for outstanding merits in creative work and artistic activity, for achievements in promoting Polish culture.
    
    In 2019, for his merits in activities for the independence and sovereignty of Poland and respect for human rights in the Polish People's Republic, he received the Medal of the Century of Regained Independence.

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