Danuta Szaflarska, Polish actress, Died at 102

Danuta Szaflarska was born on February 6, 1915, and died on February 19, 2017.

She was a Polish screen and stage actress.

During 2008, she was awarded the Złota Kaczka for the best Polish actress of the century.

She participated in the Warsaw Uprising as a liaison.

She was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta, Commander’s Cross and Commander’s Cross with Star, one of Poland’s highest Orders and Gold Medal of Gloria Artis (2007).

Danuta Szaflarska was born in in Kosarzyska, Piwniczna-Zdrój (Galicia, Austria-Hungary, now Poland).

Her first husband was Jan Ekier, a pianist, who she tie the knot with in 1942.

They had one daughter, Maria.

The couple divorced.

Szaflarska’s second husband, Janusz Kilański, was a radio announcer.

Janusz was the father of Szaflarska’s second daughter, Agnieszka. Kilański and Szaflarska also divorced.

She turned 100 in February 2015.

Szaflarska was a regular player of Teatr Rozmaitości in Warsaw, specializing in modern and progressive drama, and in her later years appeared in four different plays at the theatre.

Danuta Szaflarska passed away at 102 years old.