born: 1976| AT Warsaw
languages: Polish (mother tongue), German (fluent), English (fluent), French (fluent), Russain (basic), Italian (basic)
height: 176 cm/ 5’7″
Agata Buzek – Shooting Star 2010 – magnetizes people with her strong personality and intriguing and distinctive beauty. She is also well respected within the world of artists for a consequent and uncompromising attitude to her career. She has been developing her acting skills for years while carefully selecting each production.
Her talent has been recognized by the great Polish and foreign directors, juries of film competitions and what most important, by the audience. She has worked with great artists such as Peter Greenaway, Marleen Goris, Krzysztof Zanussi, Andrzej Wajda, Steven Knight, Anne Fontaine, Claire Denis or Peter Mullan. She was nominated to Orzeł Polish Academy Awards for her performance of Klara in “The Revange” by Andrzej Wajda. She has received Best Actress Award at the 34th PFF in Gdynia and “Eagle” Polish Film Academy Award for the part she played in Rewers (Polish candidate to Oscars) by Borys Lankosz. She fluently speaks English and German as well as French and Italian.
Her versatility is truly amazing. She played parts in comedies, tragedies, costume films and contemporary movies. She managed to play well a young girl and an old lady in the same film. She is also involved in classic, alternative and off theatre productions. Her intelligence, grace, tactfulness and sense of humor makes her equally authentic as a leading presenter during a posh concert in the National Theatre as well as actress in street theatre production or happenings.
Agata also continually wants to change the world. She is a co-founder of the Arteria Foundation www.arteria.art.pl, which undertakes projects combining the art, social needs and education. She was an observer of the first democratic elections in Ukraine. She also supports „Solidarity with Belarus” project and is an ambassador of the Polish Humanitarian Action that builds wells in Sudan. She has been cooperating with Viva – the organization fighting for animal rights. From the animal shelter she took in two special dogs – Brysia and Mambo. She was born and grew up in Gliwice. Her roots are connected to such qualities like hardworking, openness and honesty and it may be observed in any activity she gets involved in.