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Krystyna Zachwatowicz-Wajda
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Krystyna Zachwatowicz in 2005
Born May 16, 1930 (1930-05-16) (age 90)

Krystyna Zachwatowicz-Wajda (born Krystyna Zachwatowicz; 16 May 1930) is a Polish scenographer, costume designer and actress. She is a member of the Polish Film Academy. She is married to Academy Award-nominated director Andrzej Wajda.

Zachwatowicz was born in Warsaw. Her parents were Jan Zachwatowicz and Maria Chodźko. She studied at Jagiellonian University in Krakow.


  • 1994: Silver Medal Cracoviae Marenti for contribution in Kraków, for founding Manggha (with Andrzej Wajda and Karolina Lanckorońska).
  • 1995: Golden Laurel of Przekrój "for the second Japan" (with Andrzej Wajda).
  • 1999: Knight's Cross of The Order of Polonia Restituta.
  • 2003: Polish Film Awards nominee (with Magdalena Biedrzycka) in category of Costume Design for The Revenge film.

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