Witold Pyrkosz

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Pyrkosz in 2009

Witold Pyrkosz (24 December 1926 – 22 April 2017) was a Polish actor. He was born in Krasnystaw, Poland.

He was best known as Lucjan Mostowiak in Polish TV series "M jak miłość",[1] as Pyzdra in "Janosik", as Wichura in "Czterej pancerni i pies" and as Balcerek in "Alternatywy 4".

In 1974, Pyrkosz was decorated with the Gold Cross of Merit and in 1984, with the Knight's Cross of Polonia Restituta. In 2009, he received the Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis.[2]

Pyrkosz died on 22 April 2017 in Warsaw from complications of Alzheimer's disease, aged 90.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Witold Pyrkosz w Gdyni" (in Polish). Naszemiasto. 19 August 2009. http://olsztyn.naszemiasto.pl/artykul/249691,witold-pyrkosz-w-gdyni,id,t.html. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  2. Monika Mokrzycka-Pokora (March 30, 2014). "Witold Pyrkosz". culture.pl. Retrieved May 24, 2016. 

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