Jerzy Trela was born on March 14, 1942, and in 1969 graduated from the acting department of the Higher State Theater School in Krakow. When he was still a student, he made his small screen debut in the TV series Stuka is Greater Than Life.
He was permanently associated with Krakow. He sang in the local Teatr Rozmaitości, where he first appeared on stage – in 1969 he played the main role in Gogol’s “Nose”, then from 1969 to January 2014, he performed at the Stary Theater.
Information about the artist’s death was confirmed by Agnieszka Ponikiewska from the Public Relations Department of the National Stary Theater in Krakow. “Jerzy Trilla passed away on Sunday in Krakow at the age of 80,” she said.
Amazing creations at Stary Theatre
Jerzy Trela was a member of the core group of Stary Teatr, and is an actor in several productions directed by Konrad Swinarski.
He has created outstanding acting creations, including. In “Dziady” or “Liberation”. He left the theater as a sign of protest against the changes introduced by the new theater director – Jan Klata.
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Jerzy Trilla confirmed that the immediate reason for leaving the team was two shows sponsored by the new management, in which he mocked Swinarski. Anna Poloni left the band with Trilla.
In the years 1984-1990, the deceased actor was the president of Krakow PWST University. Recently he was a professor there.
Co-founder of the Krakow Stowe Theatre.
Trella: Gusto, Konrad, Raskolenko
Throughout his career, he played about 350 roles. Filmed by, among others in the form of, among others Gusto and Konrad in Mickiewicz’s “Dziady” (Der. Konrad Swinarsky, 1973), Gasha in Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” (Jerzy Garuki, 1975), Raskolnikov in “Crime” and Punishment” by Dostoevsky (Maciej Prus, 1977) and Claus in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” (Andrzej Wajda, 1981).
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On the big screen, he played, for example, the role of Jagiełło in “Kolumby” (der. Janusz Morgenstern, 1970), Irina’s husband in “The Lonely Woman” (Agnieszka Holland, 1981), a Spaniard in “The Mother of Kings (Janusz”). Zaorski, 1982), Mr. Bronek in “Three Colors. White” (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1993) and the subcommittee in “Pan Tadeusz” (Andrzej Wajda, 1999).
The actor’s hand is on the Corniche of the stars
At the time of the Polish People’s Republic, on behalf of the Polish United Workers Party, he was a member of the House of Representatives of the Polish People’s Republic in the ninth session (1985-1989). In the years 1986-1989 he was a member of the National Council for Culture and the advisory board of the Chairman of the State Council of the Polish People’s Republic, Wojciech Jaruzelski.
He was a laureate Tadeusz Boy-eleński was awarded in 1978 and a two-time winner of the Alexander Zelorowicz Prize – awarded by the editors of the monthly “Teatr” for the 1990/1991 and 1998/1999 seasons.
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In 1998, during the 3rd Festival of Stars in Międzyzdroje, he left his hand on the Park of Stars. In the same year, a documentary about Jersey Trilla “Jest such a man” directed by Andrzej Maj was released.
The actor was a member of the honorary committee in support of Bronisław Komorowski before the presidential elections in 2015.
In 2016, awarded the third edition of Zygmunt Huebner, he was also named Theater Man of the Year 2016. He was honored by members of the Civic Thought Theater Foundation Board of Directors. Zygmunt Hubner.
Honorary Citizen of the Royal City of Krakow
Last Wednesday, Jerzy Trela was honored by the Krakow City Council members with the title of Honorary Citizen of the Royal Capital of Krakow.
During Wednesday’s session, an outstanding actor and lecturer at the Krakow Academy of Theater Arts was awarded the highest unanimous award in Krakow “in recognition of his special contribution to the development of theatrical life in Krakow and Polish culture”.
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Honorary citizenship has been granted to Krakow since 1850. And after 1989, they have been awarded, among others: Swowmir Mruchik, Lech Wasa, Margaret Thatcher, Chislau Mews, Ronald Reagan, Serge Kolow, Stanislav Lim, Wislawa Szymborska, Ryskiard, Kachinius, Jan Nowak- Jeziorański, card. Stanislav Dziwisz, Wladyslaw Bartoshevsky, Krzysztof Penderecki and Ryszar Horowitz, Jerzy Buzek, A. Anthony Dzyatkoviak, Adam Macedonsky and Olga Tokarczuk.
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