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Barbara Kwiatkowska Lass

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Resting place  Rakowicki Cemetery
Role  Actress
Occupation  Actress
Children  Katharina Bohm
Years active  1958–1991
Grandchildren  Samuel Bohm
Name  Barbara Lass

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Full name  Barbara Kwiatkowska-Lass
Born  1 June 1940 (1940-06-01) Partow, Gostynin, Poland
Other names  Barbara LassBarbara KwiatkowskaBarbara Kwiatkowski
Died  March 6, 1995, Vaterstetten, Germany
Spouse  Leszek Zadlo (m. 1980–1995), Karlheinz Bohm (m. 1963–1980), Roman Polanski (m. 1959–1962)
Movies  Eve Wants to Sleep, The Joy of Living, Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory, Bad Luck, When Angels Fall
Similar People  Roman Polanski, Katharina Bohm, Karlheinz Bohm, Leszek Zadlo, Sharon Tate

Barbara Kwiatkowska-Lass (1 June 1940 – 6 March 1995) was a Polish actress.


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Early life and career

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She was born in Partów, a village in central Poland, then under German-controlled Poland. Although she received ballet and dance education, she eventually took up an acting career. After her debut role in Tadeusz Chmielewski's comedy Ewa chce spać (1957) she gained wider popularity in Poland. The role had been offered to her after she took the first place in a contest organized by a popular Polish cinema magazine.

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In 1959 she left Poland for the West and soon starred in a few major films like La millième fenêtre (with Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Che gioia vivere (with Alain Delon). She played roles in several Italian, French and German films such as Krzysztof Zanussi's Blaubart (1983) and in Stachel im Fleisch (1981).

Personal life

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She married film director Roman Polanski in 1959; they divorced in 1962. The following year she met Karlheinz Böhm on the set of the movie Rififi in Tokyo (Rififi à Tokyo, 1963) in Tokyo; the couple later married, their daughter is actress Katharina Böhm.

Kwiatkowska-Lass divorced Böhm in 1980, and married Polish jazz musician Leszek Żądło, with whom she lived until her death.


Kwiatkowska was opposed to the Communist regime in Poland and cooperated with the United States-controlled Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, which transmitted anti-communist propaganda, information and programmes free from censorship to Poland.


On 6 March 1995, Kwiatkowska-Lass collapsed and died from a brain hemorrhage aged 54, in Munich. She was interred in Kraków's Rakowicki Cemetery.


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