|Years active 1956–present|
Name Beata Tyszkiewicz
Siblings Krzysztof Tyszkiewicz
|Full Name Beata Maria Helena Tyszkiewiczowna-Kalenicka|
Born 14 August 1938 (age 77) (1938-08-14) Wilanow, Poland
Spouse Andrzej Wajda (m. 1967–1969)
Children Karolina Wajda, Wiktoria Padlewska
Parents Krzysztof Maria Tyszkiewicz, Barbara Rechowicz
Movies and TV shows Taniec z gwiazdami, Sexmission, The Doll, Everything for Sale, A Nest of Gentlefolk
Similar People Karolina Wajda, Andrzej Wajda, Wiktoria Padlewska, Iwona Pavlovic, Anna Dymna
Beata tyszkiewicz visits beksi ski s atelier 1989
Countess Beata Tyszkiewicz (Maria Helena Tyszkiewiczówna-Kalenicka; born 14 August 1938 in Wilanów) is a Polish actress and TV personality.
Beata Tyszkiewicz has worked exclusively on the big screen, becoming famous through her portrayal of distinguished ladies in costume dramas like The Doll by Wojciech Has and The Ashes by Andrzej Wajda. She has worked with leading directors such as Agnieszka Holland, Krzysztof Zanussi, André Delvaux and former husband Andrzej Wajda. Tyszkiewicz has appeared in more than a hundred films.
Her debut was in Zemsta in 1956. In 1968 she was cast in The Doll, directed by Wojciech Has. The Doll was adapted from the Polish novel, Lalka by Boleslaw Prus. In 1971 she was a member of the jury at the 7th Moscow International Film Festival. In 1995 she was awarded with an Honorable Diploma at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival. In 1997 she was a member of the jury at the 20th Moscow International Film Festival.
She is a jury member on Poland's Dancing with the Stars (aka Taniec z gwiazdami).
Tyszkiewicz is sometimes referred to as the First lady of Polish cinema. She has aristocratic roots, being the daughter of Count (in Polish Hrabia) Krzysztof Maria Tyszkiewicz and Barbara Rechowicz of the Leliwa coat of arms. She has two daughters: Karolina Wajda (born 29 March 1967 in Warsaw), and Wiktoria Padlewska (born 4 October 1977 in Warsaw), who is also an actress. In 1998 she received her star on Aleja Gwiazd (Stars Avenue) in Łódź.