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Danuta Stenka (born October 10, 1961 in Sierakowice, Kashubia) is a Polish actress. She is one of the leading Polish film and theatre actresses. Since 1991, she spent a decade working at Teatr Dramatyczny in Warsaw, then at TR Warszawa. She earned critical acclaim for her distinguished roles in Krzysztof Warlikowski's performances (Electra, The Taming of the Shrew, Krum, Angels in America and (A)pollonia). In 2003, she joined the ensemble of the National Theatre in Warsaw, taking on roles with many renowned directors, including Robert Wilson (Lady from the Sea), Grzegorz Jarzyna (Giovanni), and Maja Kleczewska (Phaedra, Marat/Sade, Oresteia). She played in many films and TV series and won over 30 awards for her theatre and film work. She received the Silver Medal for Merit to Culture‚ Gloria Artis’, awarded by the Polish ministry of culture.

Disney roles

Movies

Awards

  • 2003:
    • Polish Film Award for Best Main Female Role - Chopin: Desire for Love (original title: Chopin. Pragnienie Miłości)
    • International Film Festival in Kiev: Award for Best Female Role - Chopin: Desire for Love (original title: Chopin. Pragnienie Miłości)
    • International Film Festival in Minsk: Award for Best Female Role - Chopin: Desire for Love (original title: Chopin. Pragnienie Miłości)
  • 2007: Polish Film Award for Best Second Female Role - Katyń