Wojciech Solarz is a Polish actor, director, writer, and producer. He is known for his acting in the Polish films 80 Millions (2011) and Bodo (2017).
Wojciech Antoni Solarz Facebook – Wojciech Solarz was born on Friday, April 13, 1979 (age 42 years; as of 2021), in Michalin, Wyszków County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland. His zodiac sign is Aries. He did his schooling at Jan Zamoyski High School No. XVIII, Warsaw. In 2002, he graduated from The Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw, Poland. Za Agencia – Wojciech Solarz He also studied acting at Wajda School, Warsaw. Facebook – Wojciech Solarz
Height (approx.): 6′
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Family & Ethnicity
He was married to Kamilla Baar, a Polish theater and film actress. They both have a daughter. As of 2021, the couple is divorced.
On June 17, 2000, he made his stage debut with ‘Trans-Atlantyk’ as ‘Ignaś’ at Teatr Montownia, Warsaw. He then performed in plays such as Hamlet (2001), Warsaw (2001), Prince of the Night (2004), Secret agent (2006), and Cosmos (2006). From 2003 to 2004, he worked with a theater called Ateneum Theatre in Warsaw. From 2004 to 2012, he worked with the theater National Theater, Warsaw.
He has also done voice theater. His first role in a radio theater was in the play ‘Wodospadanie Niagarą za ojczyzną’ (2000) at Teatr Polskiego Radia. At Teatr Polskiego Radia, he performed in plays like Pornografia (2004) and Heart of Darkness (2004).
In 2004, he made his film debut with the Polish film ‘Teraz ja’ as a neighbor of Hanki and Pawła.
He then appeared in recurring roles in the Polish films Solidarity, Solidarity (2005) and Just Love Me (2006). He made his breakthrough with the Polish film Strike (2006) as ‘Krystian (Jugendlicher).’
He played main roles in the Polish films U Pana Boga w ogródku (2007), U Pana Boga za miedza (2009), Sniadanie do lózka (2010), 80 Millions (2011), Bodo (2017), and O mnie sie nie martw. In between, he also played supporting characters in the Polish films Walesa: Man of Hope (2013), Warsaw ’44 (2014), Performer (2015), Miszmasz czyli Kogel Mogel 3 (2019), and Fierce (2020).
In 2005, he made his television debut with the series ‘Oficer’ as ‘’Junior’ – ‘Kruszon’s brother.’
He is known for his supporting and reccurring roles in the TV series Sprawiedliwi (2010), Time of Honor (2013), Nie rób scen (2015), Drunk History: Pol litra historii (2017), and Kod genetyczny (2020). In 2021, he was seen in the main role of ‘Krynicki’ in the Polish Netflix series ‘Sexify.’
Writing, Directing & Production
In 2008, he made his debut as a writer and director with the short ‘Tajemnica Alberta.’
He also directed and wrote the short films Odwyk (2011) and Norbert Juras i syn (2011). He made his feature film debut as a writer and director with the Polish film ‘Okna, okna’ (2018); the film was also his debut as a producer.
Awards & Achievements
Awards for ‘Okna, okna’ (2018)
- Oniros Film Awards – Honorable Mention Best Comedy in 2020
- Montevideo World Film Festival for a full-length feature film in 2020
- ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival – Platinum Award for Best Actor in 2019
- The European Independent Film Award – Gold Award for Best Screenplay in 2019
- Olympus Film Festival – Best Comedy Award in 2019
- Golden Movie Awards 4th edition- Best Foreign-language film in 2019
- Multimedia Optimistic Film Festival – Special Award in 2018
- Solanin Film Festival – Off Cinema Award in 2018
Awards for ‘Bobry’ (2014)
- Solanin Film Festival – Special Award – Independent Cinema for ‘punk rock, absurdity and controversy’ in 2013
- National Comedy Film Festival Brown Garnet in 2013
- International Festival of Young Cinema – Main Prize in 2013
- Independent Comedy Film Festival “Barejada” Special Award Jury in 2013
- Optimistic Film Festival ‘Multimedia Happy End’ for Best Independent Fictional film in 2013
Awards for ’80 Millions’ (2011)
- Tadeusz Szymkow Film Acting Festival for supporting male acting performance in 2012
- Polish Feature Film Festival – Złoty Klakier Award in 2012
- Polish Film Festival in America – Special Award of the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Festival for ‘special universal values’ in 2012
Awards for ‘Odwyk’ (2011)
- The Polish Independent Cinema Award Jan Machulski – Best Actor in 2012
- CK OFF Independent Cinema Festival – Filmmakers for Filmmakers Award in 2012
- International Forum of Short Feature Films ‘Cinemaforum’ – Grand Prix in 2011
- Gliwice Off Film Festival GOFFR – Feature Film in 2011 Optimistic Film Festival Multimedia Happy End – Grand Prix Golden Fish in 2011
Awards for ‘Tajemnica Alberta’ (2008)
- Polish Independent Film Festival – Distinction for acting creations in 2009
- Festival of Amateur and Independent Cinema KAN – Feature Film in 2009
- Kult Off Kino Festiwal (TVP Kultura) Award – Best Off Film in 2009
- Polish Feature Film Festival -Independent Cinema Competition in 2009
- Polish Independent Film Festival – Honourable Mention in 2009
- Polish Feature Film Festival – Honorable Mention in the Independent Cinema in 2009
Awards for U Pana Boga w ogródku (2007)
- Polish Feature Film Festival Special Jury Award in 2007
- Polish Cinemas Association Award Silver Ticket in 2007
Awards for Theater
- International Theatre Schools Festival in Warsaw for Supporting Role for ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in 2002
- 35th Drama Schools’ Festival for Best Actor for ‘A wódki nie starczy’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in 2002
- 53rd Kalisz Theater Meetings – Best Actor Award for ‘Wuthering Heights’ in 2013
- Festiwal Lato z Muzami – Special Award for ‘Robi swoje!’ in 2015
Note: He has received other awards and nominations for his work.
- Sport(s): Tennis, Football
- Tennis Player(s): Hubert Hurkacz, Rafael Nadal
- Football Player(s): Diego Maradona
- Politician: Mahatma Gandhi
- He is a polyglot, and he is fluent in Polish (mother tongue), English, Russian, and French.
- He worked as a dubbing artist in the Polish version of American films like Scooby-Doo! and the Loch Ness Monster (2004), Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows (2005), Fanboy & Chum Chum (2009), and Level Up (2012).
- He also dubbed in the American TV series Justice League (2001-06).