Alina Janowska

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Janowska in 2010

Alina Janowska (16 April 1923 – 13 November 2017) was a Polish actress. She was known for her roles in Zakazane piosenki and in Samson (by Andrzej Wajda). From 1970 to 1974, she starred in the comedy series Czterdziestolatek.

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Janowska was born in 1923 in Warsaw, Poland. She came from a wealthy family.[1] She was arrested on the night of 23 April 1942 for helping a Jewish family. She was imprisoned for 7 months in Pawiak in Warsaw.[2] She was a member of the Warsaw Uprising.[3]

In 1963, she married fencer Wojciech Zabłocki.

Janowska died on 13 November 2017 in Warsaw from Alzheimer's disease, aged 94.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alina Janowska - aktorka? nie, tancerka!". 11 May 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. Kłos, Grzegorz (1 August 2017). "Wołali na nią "Setka", bo zawsze można było na nią liczyć. Alina Janowska walczyła w Powstaniu Warszawskim". Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  3. "Powstańcze Biogramy - Alina Janowska". Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  4. "Mąż Aliny Janowskiej o aktorce: Alina nie wstaje z łóżka". 19 March 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2017.

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