Katarzyna Łaniewska

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Katarzyna Łaniewska
Katarzyna Łaniewska Polish actress (headshot).jpg
Katarzyna Łaniewska in 1968
Born
Katarzyna Janina Łaniewska-Błaszczak

(1933-06-20)20 June 1933
Died7 December 2020(2020-12-07) (aged 87)
NationalityPolish
OccupationActress
Years active1953-2020
Spouse(s)Ignacy Gogolewski (m. 1954–1964)
Andrzej Błaszczak (m. 1984–2018)
ChildrenAgnieszka Gogolewska

Katarzyna Janina Łaniewska-Błaszczak (20 June 1933 – 7 December 2020) was a Polish actress, opposition activist in the Polish People's Republic, and a political activist beginning in 1989.[1] She was born in Łódź, Poland. From 1970 to 1974, she starred in the comedy series Czterdziestolatek.

In the Polish parliamentary elections in 2011, Łaniewska was the nonpartisan candidate to the Senate on behalf of the Law and Justice party in Warsaw. She received nearly 100 thousand votes (nearly 31%).

She was the president of the Warsaw branch of the Association of Polish Artists from 1992 to 2006. She served on the Skolimowska Commission of the Main Board of the Polish Actors Association.

From 1954 to 1964, she was married to actor Ignacy Gogolewski.

Łaniewska died on 7 December 2020 in Łódź at the age of 87.[2]

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