83 wins & 75 nominations.
See more awards »
Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker (uncredited)
A passer-by (uncredited)
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
Director of the stage musical "Tanz Der Vampire", which is based on his film Dance of the Vampires
(1967) (a.k.a. "The Fearless Vampire Killers") and has been seen by more than 5 million people worldwide. The musical had its premiere in Vienna, Austria in 1997 followed by Germany (Stuttgart, Hamburg, Berlin, Oberhausen), Poland...
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
80 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I'm not envious of anyone, and this is my biggest satisfaction.
Received his first best director Oscar for the movie The Pianist
(2002) five months after the awards ceremony. His friend, Harrison Ford
, flew to France to present Polanski the award, since the director would be immediately arrested and incarcerated due to outstanding warrants stemming from his fleeing the US to avoid further imprisonment after his 1978 statutory rape conviction.
Often key scenes or plot are featured near or associated with water.