Marek Kondrat Biography
Marek Tadeusz Kondrat (born 18 October 1950) is a former Polish TV, film and theatrical actor, director. He is a graduate of the Jan Śniadecki High School No. 30 in Warsaw. In 1972, he graduated from the National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw (PWST). He played his first role as a child in 1961 film Historia żółtej ciżemki. Between 1972-1973, he worked at the Stanisław Wyspiański Silesian Theatre in Katowice.
He also worked at the Dramatic Theatre in Warsaw (1973–1984, 1987–1988), French Institute (1984), New Theatre (1985–1986), Comedy Theatre (1989), Za Dalekim (1990), Ateneum Theatre (1992–1999) and Zygmunta Hübner's Theatre (2002). His most notable roles, which made him one of the most popular actors in Poland, are featured in such films as Janusz Majewski's 1975 film Hotel Pacific, Andrzej Wajda's 1976 film Smuga cienia where he played the role of Joseph Conrad, Krzysztof Zanussi's 1981 biographic film From a Far Country, Janusz Majewski's 1985 comedy film C.
K. Dezerterzy, Kazimierz Kutz's 1996 film Pułkownik Kwiatkowski, Marek Koterski's 2002 film Day of the Wacko and 2006 film We're All Christs. In 2002, he was awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. In 2007, he planned to revolutionize the Polish domestic wine market by introducing Winarium wine stores in every city with a population of over 100,000.
On 19 September 2015 he married Antonina Turnau, daughter of Grzegorz Turnau. Source: Article "Marek Kondrat" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.