Witold Pyrkosz, Polish actor, Died at 90


Witold Pyrkosz was born on December 24, 1926, and died on April 22, 2017.

He was a Polish actor.

Pyrkosz was most known as Lucjan Mostowiak in Polish TV series “M jak miłość”, as Pyzdra in “Janosik”, as Wichura in “Czterej pancerni i pies” and as Balcerek in “Alternatywy 4”.

Apparently, Witold official birth certificate says that he was born on 1 January 1927 in Lwów; however, he stated that this was done purposely: the date was changed to delay his compulsory conscription for a year, while his mother registered his birthplace as Lwów because it “sounded more regal”.

During 1974, he was decorated with the Gold Cross of Merit and in 1984, with the Knight’s Cross of Polonia Restituta.

During 2009, Pyrkosz received the Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis.

Witold Pyrkosz passed away at 90 years old.